The Laundry Coming to West 7th

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 29, 2012) – West 7th, the vibrant mixed-use development located at the southeast corner of University Drive and West 7th Street, announced today that The Laundry will open a 963-square-foot shop later this year.

The Laundry, owned and operated by Fort Worth businesswoman Marilyn Bevan, will be a dry- clean drop-off station, as well as a tailoring shop. Reata Alterations owner Brian Overstreet will manage the tailoring business within the shop. Bevan and Overstreet also operate a combined full-service location of The Laundry and Reata Alterations at 2745 S. Hulen Street in Fort Worth.

“I am excited to open The Laundry at West 7th,” stated Bevan. “I look forward to serving the residents and patrons at this dynamic property.”

The West 7th location will be situated within the parking structure featuring entrances on Norwood and Currie Streets. Patrons at The Laundry will be afforded quick and easy access to the drop-off station in a fully covered setting.

“We are pleased to welcome The Laundry to West 7th,” stated Michael Wheat, executive vice president and director of leasing for Cypress Equities, the developer of West 7th. “This new merchant will add a significant lifestyle convenience for our active shoppers.”

The team of Frank Bullock and Carey Shagets of SRS Real Estate Partners represented the landlord while Rodger Chieffalo of Chieffalo Realty represented The Laundry throughout lease negotiations.

West 7th is a strategic blend of pedestrian-friendly urban elements positioned in a mixed-use community offering retail, entertainment, office and residential. The 13-acre development is located on 7th Street and University Drive near the Fort Worth business and cultural districts. Its retail and office components are being developed by a Cypress Equities company* and the residential component by Columbus Realty Partners, LTD. To learn more about the West 7th development, please visit

About Cypress Equities

Cypress Equities companies* (Cypress) were first conceived in 1995 and launched as a suite of companies serving as development affiliates of The Staubach Company. The portfolio grew quickly, and Cypress established its own national reputation synonymous with the premier development, operation and management of destination-class retail and mixed-use properties throughout the U.S. Historically, Cypress has developed and/or managed more than 12 million square feet and currently is developing and/or managing more than 7.5 million square feet of retail, office, residential and automotive real estate. Today, there are six Cypress offices throughout the U.S., including Dallas (headquarters), New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale. Visit for more information.

* The Cypress Equities name, logo and other marks are trademarks and service marks being licensed to independent operating companies by CE Brands, LLC. Any particular obligation, service or product is the sole responsibility of the specific entity that incurs such obligation or supplies such service or product.


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