FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. 5, 2015) – Trademark Property Co. has announced eight new tenants at its 63-acre Waterside mixed-use development, currently under construction at Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive, along the Trinity River. More than 20,000 square feet of new retail and restaurants, along with anchor tenant Whole Foods Market, will open as part of the center’s first phase including:
- Taco Diner, a Mexico City-style taqueria serving traditional comfort and street food, will open a 3,900-square-foot restaurant, its second Forth Worth location.
- Zoës Kitchen, a fast casual restaurant concept serving a distinct menu of fresh, wholesome, Mediterranean inspired dishes delivered with Southern hospitality, will open a 2,800-square-foot restaurant, which will be the concept’s second location in Fort Worth.
- Blaze Pizza, a counter-serve pizzeria featuring fresh, made-from-scratch dough, healthful, artisanal ingredients flash fired to crisp perfection, will make its Fort Worth debut with a 2,800-square-foot restaurant at Waterside.
- Sleep Train, a top mattress retailer, will introduce its new prototype store at its 3,602-square-foot Waterside location.
The lineup of new tenants also includes quality service users, Massage Heights, Envy Nails, Amazing Lash Studio and Pretty Kitty.
“We are thrilled to announce these retailers and restaurants as part of our mix at Waterside,” said Terry Montesi, Trademark CEO. “As our flagship Conscious Place development, Waterside will be more than just a dynamic district for shopping, leisure activities, offices, hotel and residential living. It will address guests’ aspirations and desire for meaning and purpose by engaging them through details, amenities, initiatives, and hospitality that are not seen in typical retail environments. We look forward to announcing a number of other great merchants in the coming weeks.”
Waterside is the first ground-up project developed as part of Trademark’s Conscious Place initiative, a stakeholder-driven development model that aims to ensure that its properties are more than just places of commerce, but also places of community and meaning. In support of this initiative, all aspects of Waterside’s development are being evaluated for their potential to educate, inspire and engage stakeholders; commitment to sustainability; and connection to the local community.
Planned Conscious Place elements include The Grove, a vibrant public space designed around several heritage trees that will feature micro-restaurants by local entrepreneurs, outdoor seating venues, public art incorporating the site’s history and the re-use of existing assets, a community pavilion, a community promotion shed, and activity areas. Additional Conscious Place elements will include an extension of the Trinity Trails, consisting of a trailhead with a bicycle repair and air station, chilled filtered water for re-fillable bottles, an internal trail system, a signature bridge, canoeing, paddle boarding, kayaking, an urban garden, and a riverfront amphitheater, to name a few.
Waterside broke ground on its first phase of development in 2014 and announced its first anchor tenant: a 45,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market, the first in Fort Worth. To date, phase I work has centered on utility and street work, traffic light installation on Arborlawn Drive and Recreation Drive, and structural and pavement work for retail and Whole Foods Market. Phase I is slated for completion in late spring 2016 and will include Whole Foods Market, retail, restaurants, and 375 high-end, multifamily rental homes built by Transwestern Development Company.
At full build out, Waterside will be a walkable, dynamic district including 200,000 square feet of retail space and riverside restaurants, 800 multifamily residential units, two to three hotels, and potential for additional high density single family housing, much of which will be situated along the Trinity River.