Fast-casual restaurant chain Slim Chickens has acquired a 1.25-acre pad site located at 9005 N. Tarrant Parkway in North Richland Hills, with plans to build a third North Texas location. Slim Chickens currently operates restaurants in Keller and Hurst. Another location is coming in Mansfield at 3600 E. Broad St.
The fast-growing chain is based in Fayetteville, Arkansas and has more than 35 locations nationwide.
Most Slim Chickens locations are freestanding with a drive-thru window. The menu offers chicken strips, salads, wraps, chicken and waffles, including some healthier grilled items. Southern-influenced fare including rotating desserts served in Mason jars.
Slim Chickens’ Bryan Cornelius and Larry Leon with Venture Commercial represented the buyer, a Slim Chickens franchisee group.
Moore Matthews with The Matthews Commercial Group represented the landlord.
Venture Commercial also worked a deal with Waffle House to build restaurant at Fort Worth’s Westover Village
Waffle House Inc. has acquired a six-acre pad site in the Westover Village shopping center, located on the northeast corner of Alta Mere Drive and Green Oaks in Fort Worth. Westover Village is anchored by Super Target, and tenants include Half Price Books, Party City, Petco, Chase Bank and Charming Charlie. Venture’s Chris Corbin, along with Michael Dearden, represented the landlord, St. Louis-based Summit Realty, in lease negotiations. The tenant was self-represented.