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Yessss! Fort Worth "foodies" can finally rejoice: The city has at long last landed a Whole Foods Market. Slated to open in the spring of 2016, the grocer is going in at the new Waterside development, located on the southwest side of the city, say execs at Trademark Property Co. (Did we call it, or what?)
Waterside, of course, is the 63-acre master planned mixed-use development to be built on the site of the former Lockheed Martin Recreation Association. The 45,000-square-foot grocery will make good use of its Trinity River-adjacent location and will include a large outdoor seating area.
"We are thrilled to bring Whole Foods Market to Fort Worth," said Trademark CEO Terry Montesi. "There is no retailer more in demand in our hometown than Whole Foods Market and it's the perfect fit for our development. Waterside, the first place of its kind, will take the retail/mixed-use experience to a new level."
The development will feature some 185,000 square feet of retail space and riverside restaurants, 20-30 acres of multifamily and town homes, 100,000-200,000 square feet of office space and a signature hotel. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall.
· Trademark Property Co. [Official Site]
· Whole Foods Market [Official Site]
· All Whole Foods Market Coverage [Racked Dallas]