By Meg Hemmerle
Schaeffer Outfitter, a Western wear company that began in 1982, moved to Fort Worth and celebrated the grand opening of its flagship storefront Nov. 11. Located at 6715 Corporation Parkway, Suite A, along Interstate 20, about 15 minutes west of downtown, the store will carry more than 90 different styles of Texas-made apparel manufactured in El Paso and other goods like ranch tools and American bison leather bags.
Tanger Outlets celebrated its grand opening on Oct. 27. The outlet mall, located off Interstate 35 and Texas State Highway 114, has more than 350,000 square feet of retail space. Brands like Banana Republic Factory, Vera Bradley and Tommy Hilfiger are among the more than 70 tenants in the development. The outlets are expected to create more than 900 full- and part-time jobs.
Fort Worth Harley-Davidson is currently undergoing a massive expansion to its location at 3025 W. Loop 820 South. After renovation, the space will total 73,000 square feet, which includes 7,000 square feet of entertainment areas, a dedicated classroom for the Ride Academy, and other space. The project is expected to be complete in the fall of 2018, but the location will remain open during construction.
WeWork is coming to The Shops at Clearfork in 2018. The coworking space, which has more than 160 locations in 53 cities and 17 countries around the world, will open its Fort Worth location at 5049 Edwards Ranch Road and feature private offices, space for large events, and conference rooms for 36 employees.
Box Office Warehouse Suites, a new office space development constructed with over 150 shipping containers, is expected to open in January. Located at 1953 Golden Heights Road, just west of Interstate 35 West and south of Fort Worth Alliance Airport, the development will have 38 office suites and retail space available to rent. Rent starts at $875 for 320 square feet. For retail space, up to 2,240 square feet is available to rent.