That's why yesterday's news spread fast through every corner of Oak Cliff: H-E-B's fancier, more expensive little sister, Central Market, has bought land at 111 E. Davis St., a stone's throw from the plot of land that used to house El Corazon de Tejas, The Dallas Morning News reports:
The purchase was made "in anticipation of our future expansion needs," said Mabrie Jackson, director of public affairs for Central Market/H-E-B in Dallas.For those who can afford Central Market's more expensive provisions, this is good news, assuming Central Market decides to build in that spot, which wouldn't likely happen until after neighboring developments are built. The potential future grocery store would be across the street from Crescent Bishop Arts, one of several massive new apartment complexes coming to the Bishop Arts area in the next year.
"We are evaluating our options for this evolving and unique location," Jackson said.
There are no firm plans yet for developing the property, she said, but the property was purchased with a Central Market store in mind, not an H-E-B store.