Thursday, June 20, 2013

Retail Buzz: New 'Fountains' Tenants Teased

Contractor Websites Reveal More Stores

Websites for general contractors are revealing possible unannounced stores for the Fountains at Farah shopping center ( currently under construction on El Paso’s east side. The retailers have not been announced or confirmed and are subject to change.

W.B. Kilber Construction Co. of Dallas ( lists “Interior Finishout” as its role in the center’s construction, working on future locations for Pier 1 Imports, Best Buy, and TJ Maxx/Homegoods. Best Buy signed a lease for its Fountains store last year, but Pier 1 Imports and TJ Maxx/Homegoods ( have only been rumored.
Scheiner Commercial Group, Inc., of Colorado ( lists several projects on its site related to work at the Fountains at Farah. The firm lists “shell modification” work for stores including Destination XL (, Vitamin Shoppe, Starbucks, Nordstrom Rack, USAA, Verizon, and AT&T. AT&T recently began posting employment opportunities online for the Fountains location.

Other Fountains stores listed at Scheiner’s site include PetSmart, Rack Room Shoes, and Stein Mart.

The Fountains at Farah is on track for an October grand opening. Retailer announcements have been limited but should increase over the next few months.