New and upcoming retail and restaurants include: Sprouts, El Pollo Loco, Chipotle, new Starbucks, Pie Five Pizza, Outpost Liquor, Oasis Nails, Main Street Bistro, Great Clips, Bankhead Brewery, and others.
Perhaps no other development has elicited as much excitement as Bayside. This $1 Billion mixed-use development will rival any development in the U.S. with construction already underway. Bayside is a 262-acre development that is split by Interstate 30 - the North Side will consist mostly of single-family and multifamily developments with some retail and other uses while the South Side will feature an 8-acre crystal lagoon with a state-of-the-art show fountain, Class A office space, lake front trails, hotels, numerous retail and restaurant venues, marina, condos, multifamily units, a medical district, entertainment options, and a 502-room resort and conference center.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Lake Pointe
On April 27, 2017, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Lake Pointe broke ground on a new 80,000 square foot, 3-story patient tower that will include an additional 32 beds. The expansion will create more space for administration offices, patient registration, lobby space, and neonatal intensive care unit and well-baby nursery.
Downtown Rowlett is seeing a renaissance of sorts and is receiving interest from all types of development including retail, restaurants, farm house living, multifamily, and others. The Downtown DART station has also opened up the opportunity for unique Transit-Oriented Developments. New projects include Bankhead Brewery, El Centro Mexican Restaurant, and the Village of Rowlett. The City just created a Downtown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone to help spur additional development in the Downtown area by providing needed infrastructure improvements.
Evergreen at Rowlett is a new Senior Living apartment community (55 and older) coming in 2017 at 5611 Old Rowlett Rd that will include 138 units.
Global Site- Downtown East
Located at the Southwest Corner of the President George Bush Turnpike and Main Street, the Global Site is a vacant tract of land that is expected to be transformed into a mixed-use development to include a hotel, apartments, and retail/restaurants. It is also located adjacent to Herfurth Park which will undergo a $6 million renovation in the coming years.
This new 654-unit multifamily project just completed Phase 1 and is already undertaking Phase II due to high demand. It is an urban mixed-use residential apartment community being developed by Huffines Communities and is located on the President George Bush Turnpike.
Homestead at Liberty Grove
Located on Liberty Grove Rd. and Princeton Rd., the Homestead at Liberty Grove is a beautiful $200 million multi-phased housing project covering approximately 196 acres with 620 lots. It is located in the new Woodside Living New Neighborhood Form Based District and is being developed by Arcadia in partnership with Cambridge Homes and David Weekley Homes.
As a part of Realize Rowlett 2020 Phase III, the Rowlett City Council authorized the North Shore Planning Initiative in 2013. As a part of the process, the City commissioned a marketing plan and target industry analysis to identify potential targets for the development. Located on the PGBT, North Shore offers over 1,314 acres of vacant land.
This is a 447-unit high-end apartment development located on Lake Ray Hubbard near Scenic Park Dr. and SH 66 (Lakeview Pkwy) and it is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.
Village of Rowlett
This unique $35 million project will introduce a range of building types in an urban village environment marked by modern housing concepts, local retail and commercial destinations, high quality pedestrian amenities, memorable open spaces, and a unique vibe in Downtown Rowlett. It will be completed by December 2017.