Large shopping center in Tyler to have 100 stores - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Large shopping center in Tyler to have 100 stores, attract families

Posted: Updated:

Tyler, TX (KYTX) -- Shopaholics, you've been warned. Dozens of stores new to Tyler will soon be popping up at a retail center being developed off far South Broadway.

It's welcome news for moms like Kristin Skaggs. "It's always nice to have things to do, especially for active boys," Skaggs said.

With three boys under age 5, Skaggs keeps busy. "We go to the splash park, go to the zoo, Discovery Science Place, the library," Skaggs said.

The Village at Cumberland Park retail center will add to the list of options for her family. "I am super excited about that, especially for summertime when life kind of slows down," Skaggs said.

President of Broadway South Development Bob Garrett says the center will be large with 12 main buildings. It's a project in conjunction with Dallas-based company The Retail Connection, totaling 700,000 sq. feet with 100 new stores.

Likely names include DSW shoes, TJ Maxxx, and Shenanigans, which would include a bowling alley. Final negotiations with Studio Movie Grill, a movie theater with food and beverages, is also happening.

"We think it's a great addition to Tyler, because it helps keep Tyler a regional retail hub," Garrett said.

And planners have made sure there's access for drivers off of South Broadway.

"The new street that's going to be built will make it very easy to get in and out of the center," Garrett said.

Construction will start later this summer, with stores hopefully open by the summer of 2014.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Open Carry Texas begins Gregg County chapter, holds first march

    Open Carry Texas begins Gregg County chapter, holds first march

    Open Carry Texas begins Gregg County chapter, holds first march

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:25:38 GMT
    LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Walking up and down one of the busiest stretches of road in Longview, Gregg County's Open Carry Texas Group held its first March and members openly carried rifles and shotguns aroundMore >>
    New group in Gregg County helps promote gun rights. More >>
  • Tyler Police searching for early morning robber

    Tyler Police searching for early morning robber

    Tyler Police searching for early morning robber

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:08:37 GMT
    Tyler Police need your help finding an early morning robbery suspect. A woman says a robber tackled her to the ground and stole her purse. More >>
    Tyler Police need your help finding an early morning robbery suspect. A woman says a robber tackled her to the ground and stole her purse. More >>
  • Family remembers Fort Hood shooting victim with Illinois ties

    Family remembers Fort Hood shooting victim with Illinois ties

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:35:25 GMT
    EFFINGHAM (WCIA)  -- One of the victims in a deadly shooting in Fort Hood went to school in central Illinois. Family members say 37-year-old Army Sergeant Tim Owens went to Southside Elementary in Effingham.  Owens'More >>
    One of the victims in a deadly shooting in Fort Hood went to school in central Illinois. Family members say 37-year-old Army Sergeant Tim Owens went to Southside Elementary in Effingham.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2004 - 2014, WorldNow and KYTX, Owned and Operated by London Broadcasting Company.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.