Variety of retail and dining create top shopping district in Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (March 26, 2014) – DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer will open tomorrow at The Shops at La Palmera.

There will be a 9:30 a.m. ribbon cutting for the new 18,000-square-foot store hosted by the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce. The store will open to the public at 10 a.m. with prizes and giveaways throughout the day.

“We are extremely pleased to bring DSW to The Shops at La Palmera,” said Fred Walters, general manager of La Palmera and The Shops at La Palmera. “With one-million square feet of retail and dining at La Palmera, and 200,000 square feet available at The Shops at La Palmera just across from the mall, we have created the top shopping district in Corpus Christi. Between the two sister properties, we already have more than 130 retailers and restaurants all located within 80 acres, with more on the way.”

This is the first Corpus Christi location for DSW Inc., a popular destination for savvy shoe lovers offering a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. DSW Inc. operates 376 stores in 42 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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The Shops at La Palmera is a 200,000-square-foot outdoor center located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Currently undergoing redevelopment, The Shops at La Palmera will feature approximately 26 retail and dining options, including Dick’s Sporting Goods and Corner Bakery Café, as well as T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods, Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, and DSW. Purchased in April 2012 by Trademark Property Company and joint venture partner Institutional Mall Investors LLC (IMI), the center is located directly across from Trademark’s La Palmera mall. For more information, go to