"Wade Park will be... merging an unparalleled blend of upscale retailers, fine dining, entertainment, hotels, commercial office space, and residential housing.
DALLAS, TEXAS (PRWEB) June 30, 2014
Thomas Land & Development is moving full speed ahead with its Wade Park project in fast-growing Frisco, Texas, announcing its development and leasing teams, along with plans to break ground on August 6. The expansive 110-acre mixed-use “destination” center will be conveniently located just 20 minutes from Dallas at the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road, merging an unparalleled blend of upscale retailers, fine dining, entertainment, hotels, commercial office space, and residential housing. With Whole Foods as Wade Park’s featured grocery anchor, Thomas Land & Development plans to announce additional anchor tenants in the coming days, including headline entertainment venues for the new property.
“We have assembled an impressive team to head up development and leasing, and they are securing the best partners to make Wade Park a true destination in one of the most desirable and fastest growing communities in the country” said Stan Thomas, president & founder of Thomas Land & Development. “We are looking forward to breaking ground in August, as we begin to create the premier center for Frisco to live, work, shop and play.”
In addition to lead developer Thomas Land & Development, the Wade Park team includes:
- B2 and company - Leasing Partner - Along with UCR, Beth Bradford, founder and CEO of B2 and company, a top national retail leasing company, is heading up leasing of Wade Park’s 600,000 square feet of specialty retail space for best-in-class shops, restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues. B2 and company specializes in retail leasing services with an emphasis on regional, lifestyle and mixed-use urban shopping destinations.
- UCR - Leasing Partner - United Commercial Realty’s Michael Nagy is partnering on leasing for Wade Park. Founded in 1988, Dallas-based UCR is a recognized leader in retail real estate services. UCR represents over 200 national, regional and local retailers and manages and/or leases more than 20 million square feet of retail property nationally, including power centers, grocery anchored centers, main street districts, lifestyle centers and mixed-use projects.
- Greenstone Properties - Office Partner - The exclusive office partner for Wade Park, Greenstone Properties is responsible for development, marketing and leasing of its 2+ million square feet of Class “A” office product. Greenstone’s Chris Scott is offering several options for The Offices at Wade Park including: two office buildings totaling approximately 250,000 square feet, being designed to overlook the project’s Main Street retail; two 14-story office buildings adjacent to the hotel and the entertainment district; and four additional buildings in a campus setting within close proximity to a second planned hotel and restaurant district. Greenstone Properties is a privately owned office development, leasing and management firm based in Atlanta, GA.
Thomas Land & Development is planning the Wade Park groundbreaking for August 6, 2014, along with an exciting Fall 2014 event for the entire community. The first phase of Wade Park is slated to open in Fall 2015.
About Wade Park
An expansive 110-acre mixed-use development, Wade Park will bring the big-city lifestyle to suburban Frisco, Texas -- one of the top-three fastest-growing communities in the nation. Set to open in Fall 2015, Wade Park will feature approximately 600,000 square feet of specialty retail, anchored by a 45,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market, plus premier entertainment venues, luxury hotels, up to 6 million square feet of commercial office space, and stylish luxury apartments, condominiums, and single-family homes. Developer Thomas Land & Development, LLC. purchased the property from the Wade family, a prominent local family who owned the land for more than 100 years. For leasing information, please contact Beth Bradford with b2 & company at beth(at)b2andcompany(dot)com or Michael Nagy with United Commercial Realty at jmnagy(at)ucrurban(dot)com. For office leasing, contact Chris Scott at cscott(at)greenstone-properties(dot)com. For Wade Park updates and information, visit http://www.wadeparkfrisco.com
About Thomas Land & Development
Thomas Land & Development, LLC is a visionary commercial real estate development company that specializes in creating dynamic places where commerce, life and leisure intersect. Capabilities encompass master-planned communities and mixed-used projects, as well as retail, hotel, residential and office developments. The company is involved in multiple projects across the nation, creating environments that appeal to consumers, communities and municipalities, and position properties for long-term success. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Newnan, Ga., just south of Atlanta, privately held Thomas Land & Development has developed more than 20 million square feet of retail property valued at $2 billion, plus controls over 22,000 acres of prime, developable land throughout the United States.
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