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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.

Roland and Lynn Shepard in front of their Lakeside villa that faces a park on Northwood Drive at Surrey.

“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 Northwood just off Surrey and faces a triangular park that is nearly completely enclosed with new homes.

“It’s really looking like a neighborhood now,” said Shepard, who was the first homebuyer to sign a contract on a Darling villa at Lakeside in August 2013. “It’s come a long way in just a year.

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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.

Rendering of The Lakeside Moviehouse illustrates its location just north of The Shops at Lakeside. Scheduled for completion in April 2015, the theater is expected to supplement Lakeside’s appeal to a wide spectrum of ages and communities.

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 guide.

“I was explaining to them that many of our customers regularly drive 20-30 miles to get here,” remembered McLaughlin. “I’m not sure they bought it.”

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Lakeside retailers to capitalize on FM 2499 visibility

 "When people come to visit the site now," said Jimmy Archie of Realty Capital, "they sense the scale and magnetism of the project." With over 60,000 vehicles per day at the intersection of FM 2499 and Lakeside Parkway, the magnetism of The Shops at Lakeside will have a big audience.

“When people come to visit the site now,” said Jimmy Archie of Realty Capital, “they sense the scale and magnetism of the project.” With over 60,000 vehicles per day at the intersection of FM 2499 and Lakeside Parkway, the magnetism of The Shops at Lakeside will have a big audience.


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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 there to enhance the shopping and dining experience. Click above to see the report by NBC 5.

NBC 5 Denton Country Reporter Brian Scott told viewers Friday of the traveling tree farm at Lakeside DFW. (Click here to view the story.)

The Lakeside DFW tree farm located at the north side of the northwestern corner of Lakeside Parkway and International Parkway (FM 2499), Scott reported, was originally created to save and re-use hundreds of live oaks that had been planted along Lakeside 14 years ago.

Officials at Realty Capital, master developer of Lakeside DFW, expected the mature trees could be preserved in this location until they were transplanted to beautify The Shops at Lakeside, which is projected for completion in the fall.

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Plans unveiled for Lakeside condo tower

In addition to an adjoining spa and salon, luxury town homes will help soften the structure's impact at street level.

An adjoining spa and salon along with luxury town homes play a role in scaling the building’s architecture at street level.

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 of Lakeside DFW. “We hope these plans demonstrate how seriously we value that input.

“Naturally, views ranked high on everyone’s wish list,” Myers said. “So each unit will feature a large balcony with outstanding views of Lake Grapevine.” [Click to read the entire story]