News Article | 11/6/2008


FORT WORTH, Texas — With its power center 85% leased and nearly 20 tenants already open, the 1.5-million-square-foot Alliance Town Center in far north Fort Worth will hold its grand opening Saturday, Nov. 8, from noon to 5 p.m. Located at I-35 and Heritage Trace Parkway, Phase One of the power center encompasses approximately 500,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.

Retail tenants open for business include Belk, JCPenney, Best Buy, Hobby Lobby, PetSmart, Ulta Beauty, Sport Clips, RackRoom Shoes, Dress Barn, Justice Just for Girls, Rue21, EyeMasters, Mattress Firm, Wells Fargo and Bank of Texas. Dining and specialty food options include Cheddar’s, Which Wich, Jason’s Deli and Smoothie King.

“Alliance Town Center continues to be a very strong performer, defying the national retail trends,” said Trademark Founding Partner Terry Montesi. “The Alliance corridor has given us a great reception and we want to invite them to celebrate with our stores and restaurants.”

Saturday’s grand opening activities include:

· “Meet and greet” with ex-Cowboys player and Super Bowl XXX MVP, Larry Brown, from 2-4 p.m.

· Live music throughout the afternoon

· Free caricatures

· Plenty of family entertainment including face painting and balloon artists

· Hourly gift card drawings

A joint venture with Hillwood, Alliance Town Center is part of the AllianceTexas 17,000-acre master-planned community consisting of industrial aviation (Fort Worth Alliance Airport), industrial (more than 7,000 acres), office (800 acres of corporate campuses) and residential (2,700 acres of single-family homes and 5,000 multi-family units).

A 257,865-square-foot Sam Moon is scheduled to open in March 2009. Future phases include a large grocer, a movie theater, a national bookstore and a large sporting goods store.