Main Event is now open on Warrior, west of SH 161 in Epic Towne Crossing West. This destination center features bowling, food, an arcade, laser tag, rock climbing, gravity ropes, billiards, mini golf, karaoke and virtual reality games.
PlayGrand Adventures opened in January 2020 — an all accessible playground for people of all ages and abilities with 2 acres of play and 3 acres of parking, pavilions, paving and plaza.
Blaze Pizza with fast-fired custom-built artisan pizzas, Twin Peaks restaurant and Longhorn Steakhouse will open in Epic West in 2020.
The new larger Texas Roadhouse restaurant with 1,000 additional square feet of dining space and more parking, is now open.
MOD Pizza plans to open a restaurant near Walmart on SH 161 between Chipotle and the new Wendy’s in 2020.
Specs Liquor will open at Ragland and SH 360 in 2020.
Loop 9 BBQ is expected to open in the restaurant portion of the development at Epic Central in fall 2021.
An Alamo Drafthouse movie house, restaurant and brewery plans to build in 2020 at Bardin and SH 360, opening 2021.
Contractors have begun moving dirt on the new Epic East retail and restaurant center north of IKEA.
The site of the former Town and Country Furniture store will be redeveloped soon into Gibson Apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. To help stimulate new development in this area, the city is helping to incentivize this project.
Mission Tortilla is finishing out the remainder of its 900,000 square feet of shell space on Pioneer Parkway and will add close to 100 jobs to their existing 300 in the next two years.
Lear Corporation has moved its seating manufacturing and assembly plant to the Grand Prairie side of the Great Southwest Industrial Park, bringing 782 jobs.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control grew its employee base by 1,000 people to 3,500 in 2019.
The city of Grand Prairie, Dallas County and city of Dallas will begin construction to widen Camp Wisdom from Carrier to Belt Line from two to four lanes mid-2020, with completion by 2022.
TxDOT and NTTA are adding an additional lane both ways on SH 161 from I-30 to 183 in 2020, to be complete in 2022.
And TxDOT will continue adding an additional lane north and south to SH 360 from I-20 to I-30 to tie in with the I-30 and SH 360 intersection improvements, scheduled to be complete 2021.
The new wider Great Southwest Parkway is now open from Sara Jane to Mansfield Road.
The I-20 frontage roads between SH 161 and Belt Line Road are under construction, with completion set for early 2023, opening 318 acres for new development.
I-30 frontage road construction continues from SH 161 to MacArthur with completion in 2021.
Fitness Connection will open in the former Albertson’s building on south Carrier in Westchester.
A new Fire Station #3 will be built in 2020.
The site of the former Town and Country Furniture store will be redeveloped soon into Gibson Apartments with 100 units.
Peninsula Point on the northeast corner of Lake Ridge and England parkways is open. The 4,000-square-foot gas and convenience store also has a 4,000-square-foot retail component for three tenants, the first retail on the Estes Peninsula.
Right behind the gas station, the Mansions of Grand Prairie luxury apartments are under construction to open mid-year. The Mansions also include 5,500 square feet of retail and restaurant on the ground floor.
Lake Ridge Commons on Lake Ridge and Hangar Lowe will break ground soon on 98 single-family homes on 91 acres. Apartments with ground floor retail will be constructed later.
Mira Lagos Townhomes North will be constructed on the southwest former of Lake Ridge and England Boulevard and scheduled to open in late 2020. These gated, high-end townhomes are restricted for ages 55 and older, and share a pool, amenity building and landscape common spaces.
Mira Lagos Townhomes South are under construction on the southwest corner of Lake Ridge and South Grand Peninsula Drive and scheduled to open in late 2020. These 87 units are not age restricted and offer front doors and porches facing open space instead of streets.
Construction on the 154-unit Retreat Senior Apartment Community at Belt Line near Warrior begins this year, and the 273-unit Southerland Apartments at Robinson and Forum will open by year end.
City Council approved the Kalterra Development at Forum and SH 161 which may include 102 single-family townhomes with gated entry and an amenity center. It will also include 325 multi-family units, retail, restaurant, office space and two hotels on the frontage road. The development will also include open space and trails.
A new city hall that connects our existing city hall to the Development Center is now open.
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