Live, work, and play on 150 acres overlooking Lake Grapevine

Grab a paint brush and enjoy the fun at Bottle and Bottega

Glenn Olson, the owner of the Lakeside Bottle and Bottega, with a paint brush and canvas in front of his location in The Shops at Lakeside.

Glenn Olson, owner of the Lakeside Bottle and Bottega, with a paint brush and canvas in front of his location in The Shops at Lakeside. A grand opening is expected in February.

Bottle and Bottega is a BYOB art party studio,” explained longtime Flower Mound resident Glenn Olson of his business that is expected to open in Building 1 of the Shops at Lakeside in February.


A bottega [boh-TEY-guh], by the way, is defined as the studio of a master artist, in which students learn by participating in the work.

“For the most part,” noted Olson, “we are more about having a good time and socializing than creating fine art.”

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Moviehouse will provide lots of reasons to love Lakeside

The concrete and steel structure of the Lakeside Moviehouse on December 10.

The concrete and steel structure of the Lakeside Moviehouse as seen from the back door on December 10.

The shape and size of the Lakeside Moviehouse and Eatery emerged quickly over the past week as the concrete walls and steel structure were lifted into place.

“I expect the roof to be on by next week,” said Chris “Big Dog” Rutherford of Blalock Construction.

Much of the parking lot is in and Rutherford expects the remainder to be poured by the middle of January.

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First lofts nearly ready for residents

JoAnne Griffin of Elan Lakeside on a "hard hat" tour of the lofts units in Building 1.

JoAnne Griffin of Elan Lakeside on a “hard hat” tour of the loft units in Building 1, which will be ready for residents on December 9. Units in Buildings 1 and 2 feature 14-foot ceilings.

Construction crews are working to complete Lakeside’s first mixed-use building in time for a December 9 “ready date.”

Lakeside’s first truly urban-style residents can’t wait. They are hoping to be settled into their new digs well before Christmas.

“All but one of the apartment homes in Building 1 are leased,” said Wendy Kline, property manager for Elan Lakeside, “and all of our new residents are very eager to begin their lives here.”

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Thanksgiving construction update

The Linebergers moved to Lakeside as fast they could

California did not hold a candle to Texas in the eyes of Elizabeth and Alan Lineberger, so they returned to the Lone Star State and found a home in Lakeside.

California did not hold a candle to Texas in the eyes of Elizabeth and Alan Lineberger, so they returned to the Lone Star State and found a home in Lakeside.

The landscape in Phase II of Lakeside’s single-family area looks familiar to Alan and Elizabeth Lineberger.

“When we first visited in January,” Alan said, “there wasn’t much out here except for the models and a few homes under construction. Just like Phase II looks now.”

The Linebergers were eager to return to Texas after a job promotion had taken the couple from Houston to San Diego.

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Restaurants headline first wave of commercial tenants at Lakeside DFW

The patio and open space at Building 1 will welcome diners arriving for a meal at Carvao Prime Brazilian Steakhouse.

The patio and open space at Building 1 will welcome diners arriving for a meal at Carvao Prime Brazilian Steakhouse.

The first tenants for The Shops at Lakeside — including three locally owned restaurants — were announced last night at Flower Mound’s Town Hall by Jimmy Archie, managing director of Realty Capital, master developer of Lakeside DFW.

“Our goal has been to deliver what the residents of Flower Mound requested,” explained Archie, “and that is bringing a mix of unique restaurants and businesses to Lakeside, not the typical chains.   

“We are proud of the fact that all eleven of our initial tenants are owner-operated or locally owned businesses.”

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Shepards feel like Lakeside has it all

Roland and Lynn Shepard in front of their Lakeside villa.

“We love to walk around the neighborhood,” explained Roland Shepard of his strolls around Lakeside with wife Lynn, “but we usually don’t get very far before we start talking with neighbors.” The Shepards’ painted yellow brick villa sits on … [Continue reading]

October 27, 2014 construction update

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September construction update

To guide you on a quick tour of the 80+ mixed-use acres under construction at Lakeside DFW, we've assembled photos, video, and a short narrative. … [Continue reading]

Survey respondents expect Lakeside DFW dining to be extraordinary


Take the dining survey. It takes less than 1 minute. Dining comments 1 (through early Dec. 2013) Dining comments 2 (Dec. 2013 - Feb.) Dining comments 3 (Feb.- Aug.) Comments on Lakeside DFW’s on-line dining survey continue to illustrate … [Continue reading]

Lakeside Moviehouse to serve as a local and regional draw

Rendering of The Shops at Lakeside and The Lakeside Moviehouse, which is scheduled for completion in April 2015.

In January, officials from Realty Capital, Flower Mound, and Lakeside DFW Land Ltd. traveled to Austin to tour The Moviehouse & Eatery. Mark McLaughlin, director of operations for the upscale dine-in theater company, served as their … [Continue reading]

Community eager for news on restaurants at Lakeside

Carefully planned pedesstrian-friendly environments + good restaurants = successful destination. The Shops at Lakeside hopes to offer the kind of place and restaurants that people want to visit regularly.

Who's coming to The Shops at Lakeside? “That’s a question we are hearing a lot,” laughed Jimmy Archie, managing partner of Realty Capital, master developer of Lakeside DFW. The interest is coming from those moving into the new homes at Lakeside … [Continue reading]

Urban spaces emerging at The Shops at Lakeside

The Shops at Lakeside will occupy the ground floor of six buildings along Lakeside Parkway at FM 2499. Lofts will occupy the upper floors.

The buildings at the intersection of FM 2499 and Lakeside reached their full height this month. But the real sizzle at Lakeside, according to town planner Dan Quinto, lies around the corner from 2499's 60,000-plus vehicles per day. “The action … [Continue reading]

Units of The Lakeside Tower and Bungalows go on sale today


Learn more about the amenities and floor plans After a week-long pre-sales period, units of The Lakeside Tower and Bungalows go on sale to the public today. The Lakeside Tower features five floor plans, including two two-bedroom plans (ranging in … [Continue reading]

Lakeside retailers to capitalize on FM 2499 visibility


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Demographics del lago

Click the map above for an interactive graphic from Esri that provides lots of information on the Wealthiest Zip Codes in North Texas.

Click the red numbers in Esri's interactive map to learn more about each of the 25 wealthiest zip codes in North Texas. The small blue star (north of DFW Airport) represents the location of Lakeside DFW.   … [Continue reading]

The short and long term impacts of transforming Lakeside Parkway

Both the closure of Lakeside Prkwy. for a number of months and its subsequent use as a shopping street will lead drivers to take the alternate route above. Click the image to enlarge.

The transformation of Lakeside Parkway in Lakeside DFW will kick into high gear in the next few weeks, according to a spokesman for Greystar, the builder of the mixed-use and multi-family components at Lakeside DFW. In the long term (fall of … [Continue reading]

Moviehouse & Eatery prompts move of tree farm from The Shops at Lakeside

With construction on the Lakeside Moviehouse & Eatery expected to begin by May, the Lakeside tree farm will be relocated to another site on the property. Upon the completion of first phase of The Shops at Lakeside, the trees will be transplanted … [Continue reading]

Plans unveiled for Lakeside condo tower

The 14-story condominium tower will feature sweeping views of Lake Grapevine.

Plans for a 14-story luxury condominium tower at Lakeside DFW were released today. “We have been listening carefully to the market for a condo tower at Lakeside,” said Richard Myers, managing parter of Realty Capital Management, master developer … [Continue reading]

Shaping the Lakeside dining experience

Workers laying the concrete second floor of the mixed-use building on the southwest corner of Lakeside and International Parkways.

More tantalizing community input for dining bliss at Lakeside A second wave of responses to the Lakeside dining survey has warranted a new look at how future residents, shoppers, and diners view the possibilities for Phase I of the Shops at … [Continue reading]

Moviehouse & Eatery to locate in the Shops at Lakeside

Moviehouse & Eatery offers plush seating and chef-preparaed dishes. Tickets for first-run movies are priced at $2 over standard movie theaters.

Officials of Austin-based Moviehouse & Eatery have selected The Shops at Lakeside, the highly anticipated retail component of Lakeside DFW, for their third location. They expect to begin construction in May. “Lakeside offers a special … [Continue reading]

Runners carry flag through FM to honor vets

Scully wishes the event's first runner well at the relay's start around 7 am near the Normandy Homes model at 609 Sandy Lane in Lakeside DFW.

Dallas News | The inaugural Flower Mound Veterans Day Relay got off to a chilly start Tuesday morning a few minutes after 7 am at the corner of Sandy Lane and Heritage in Lakeside DFW. But no one was complaining. … [Continue reading]