FedEx Ground,opened Fall 2017 at the former Big Town Mall site, is approximately 365,000 square feet and added approximately 350 new jobs to Mesquite.
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. has purchased a 358-acre site near Mesquite Metro Airport to build a new 850,000 square foot southwest regional distribution and fulfillment center. The project will have a minimum $65 million investment and add 350 new jobs to Mesquite. It is currently undergoing site and utility work.
Dick's Sporting Goods is under construction on the Town East Blvd. side of Town East Mall. The national sporting goods store is the mall's fifth major anchor, along with Macy's, JC Penney, Sears and Dillard's.
Market East Shopping Center is undergoing expansion near Emporium Circle. Ulta, Michael's and Home Goods are opening the first quarter of 2018. Further expansions will be announced as the new center is set for a 175,000 square foot build-out.
Fitness Connection, in the Town East Crossing Shopping Center, a new 70,000 square foot fitness facility, is now opened. The center has undergone significant exterior upgrades and includes a Mr. Gatti's and Guitar Center.