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20+ Acres Set For Preston Trail Center

Date Published
Mar 16, 2017
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20+ acres set for Preston Trail Center development 

Covenant Development enters the Cedar Hill market to create Preston Trail Center:  approximately 20.672 acres located at the intersection of FM 1382 and Straus Road is now zoned for this planned development, mixed-use project to include retail components and a residential apartment community.

Preston Trail Center Project Highlights

  • Creation of a vibrant boutique commerical district at the intersection of FM 1382/Straus Road
  • Commercial users to include: retail, restaurants, and professional office space
  • Emphasis on green space, trails, trail heads, bicycling, and walkability
  • Urban style market rate multi-family project consisting of approximately 300 units
  • Green Certification for the multi-family project
  • High-end amenities for multi-family residents
  • Emphasis on streetscapes and pocket-parks

The goal of Preston Trail Center is to create a thriving mixed-use area that builds on, enhances, and highlights the unique character of Cedar Hill as a friendly, family-oriented, and nature-oriented Texas town.  The Project seeks to provide extensions of pedestrian corridor(s) and vehicular circulation within the development to accommodate contemporary development needs for commercial and residential users.  The Center will build upon the unique local character to further promote community interaction and become a destination point for Cedar Hill City Center.

Alignment with City Center Vision Plan

  • Developing a series of plazas and focal points to create a sense of place
  • Provide a roadway and trail framework to enhance connectivity and promote walkability
  • Developing open space, trail heads, bikeways, pocket parks, and community gathering places
  • Live and work community with unique identity offering a range of experiences
  • Enhance the “gateway” in the City Center traveling from the north
  • Maximize the use of natural spaces, open space, and public spaces

Preston Trail Center will be constructed in project phases with plans to begin fall 2017.  Stay connected with Cedar Hill EDC for further information on this project and other economic development activity in the City of Cedar Hill.