Retail Developments

Find It in Forney

The City of Forney offers a built-in customer base with a primary trade area of over 65,771 people (RSI May 2020) with an annual demand of over $876 million (Esri 2019) including retail leakage at over $431 million for major retailers, developers, and small shops and boutiques.  This demand will only continue to grow as the Forney area adds approximately 6,000 new residents per year. Retailers throughout the Forney area and Kaufman County benefit from high traffic counts provided by U.S. Highway 80 and Interstate 20, along with the city’s rising number of households and new home starts.

Mustang Crossing

Anchored by Walmart and Lowe’s Home Improvement and located just off Highway 80 and FM 548, Mustang Crossing is a successful retail and restaurant development in Forney that reports on average over $150 million in annual retail sales. Mustang Crossing tenants include Chili’s, Anytime Fitness, Chick-fill-A, Walgreens, AutoZone, Starbucks, AMC Theatres, and Chase Bank.


The master-planned, mixed-use Gateway development spans the north and south sides of U.S. Highway 80 and runs along FM 548 with a combined 2,000 acres linked by the Gateway Bridge. With luxury multi-family communities and single-family neighborhoods, trails, and a variety of businesses and distribution centers, Gateway’s retail and mixed-use development opportunities play an important role in creating an innovative and balanced live, work, play community.

Forney Marketplace

With traffic counts along U.S. Highway 80 averaging 65,000+ and VPD and surrounded by growing residential neighborhoods, Forney Marketplace has 25 acres adjacent to the site and 40 acres behind the site with three convenient entry points and a 110,000-square-foot Kroger Marketplace anchor store. Forney Marketplace is suitable for retail (including big box), dining (fast, casual, or sit-down), and small strip centers. The 40-acre site behind the Kroger is accessible via U.S. 80 frontage road and Trailhouse Lane and is available for retail, entertainment, restaurant pad sites, mixed-use office, and hospitality.

U.S. Hwy 80/FM 548 Commercial Corridor

FM 548 & FM 1641’s high-traffic development (20,000+ VPD) is made up of over 20 acres. Tenants include McDonald’s, Firestone Tire Service, and a RaceTrac gas station. The development is a good fit for retail, dining, strip center, and office space. Neighboring developments/retailers driving additional traffic to the area include Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Palio’s Pizza, Baylor Scott & White ER/Forney Medical Plaza, and the City Bank office building.

Another part of the 548 Corridor is the 14-acre development at Regal Drive and U.S. Highway 80, located near Forney Medical Plaza/Baylor Scott & White ER (80,000 s.f.) and City Bank’s office building (26,000 s.f.). Developments on site include an American National Bank branch and Caliber Collision. It is suitable for retail, hospitality, dining, neighborhood retail, and office space.

Ridgecrest Corners

This ALDI-anchored center is located on the southwest quadrant of FM 548 and Ridgecrest Road. Close to Mustang Crossing and Forney Marketplace, this site provides strong traffic counts and a high-income populace.  It is home to Aldi, Golden Chick and Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop.  There is an additional 54 across FM 548 from this development suitable for commercial and mixed-use development.

Liberty Hill @ U.S. Hwy 80 & FM 688 

This highly visible 27-acre site is at the western entrance to Forney. It provides dual access (Broad/FM 688 and U.S. Hwy 80 frontage). Shovel-ready for retail, commercial, mixed-use and travel-related development, this site receives over 62,000 VPD (TXDOT, 2018) from U.S. Highway 80 and is the perfect location for hotel, pad sites, retail, fueling center, office and related uses.

Neighborhood Shopping & Strip Centers 

Neighborhood centers serve the many growing subdivisions of Forney and offer lease space for retail, restaurants, and service businesses – Kickapoo Trace, Ridgecrest Plaza, Shoppes at Forney Crossing, and Shafer Plaza just to name a few.