Those looking to find access to retail in north Dallas, Texas have several opportunities to discover the ideal destination.
Determining the best place to expand or initiate a retail business can be a decision that is fraught with the possibility of failure or the satisfaction of success. Help making the right choice is available in three primary ways.
Economic Development Corporations: EDCs are ideally positioned to help retail businesses succeed. Not only is their staff intimately familiar with existing and potential retail locations in their communities, they are also able to explore any tax incentives or programs that may be available from their cities. Economic Development Corporations, such as the one in the town of Fairview, also offer to expertise to navigate a potential workforce and explore various neighbors that offer a potential customer base.
Site Selection Firms: A site selection firm can help existing retail business owners – and potential owners – identify the characteristics of existing locations that determine success. From there, a site selection firm can identify neighborhoods that have those same characteristics, helping ensure that the site you choose for your new retail location is primed for success.
Commercial Real Estate Agent: A local commercial real estate agent can showcase a variety of options for your new retail location in north Dallas. With an array of tools, including the multiple listing service, or MLS, real estate agents can share opportunities and provide in-depth knowledge of their service area.
Finding Access to Retail in north Dallas
If you are looking for access to retail in north Dallas, there are several options, but the Fairview Town Center offers the most possibilities.
With major anchors including Macy’s, Dillard’s and JCPenny as well as IPic Theaters, Fairview Town Center is the epicenter of retail north of Dallas. The shopping center also includes dozens of smaller retail outlets as well as medical and professional offices.
Dining opportunities include more than a dozen options, ranging from fast food to upscale concepts. On-site apartment complexes and two hotels provide overnight options from short-term to long-term.
More than just a shopping mall, Fairview Town Center, offers a town square, amphitheater and the popular children’s water play park The Fountain. A full calendar of events includes movies and educational programs. Fairview Town Center is the home of the North Texas Performing Arts — Fairview Youth Theatre and the organization stages the majority of its productions there.
In addition to Fairview residents, who have an average household income of $137,000, Fairview Town Center attracts shoppers from Allen, McKinney, Frisco and Plano as well as cities to the north and northeast. It is conveniently located just off US 75, in north Collin County. Just across the road is the Allen Event Center which draws more than 750,000 annual visitors, many of which also visit the Fairview Town Center.
It is just one of many options for access to retail in North Dallas. For more information about opportunities for retail businesses in Fairview, schedule a meeting with the Fairview Economic Development Corporation by calling 972-886-4222.