As H-E-B Sets Its Sights On DFW, South Dallas Sends Out Siren Song For Grocery Anchor

As a native of South Dallas, RedBird Mall co-developer and Russell Glen CEO Terrence Maiden is saddened people in many parts of the South Dallas region continue to live in communities without viable grocery store options nearby. 
Maiden, who grew up in Oak Cliff, said the South Dallas community went from grocery store-accessible in the 1970s to becoming one of the roughly 6,500 U.S. food deserts after a wave of closures in the 1970s and ’80s. 
“There were about seven to eight good grocery stores in the Oak Cliff area, and they all closed,” Maiden said. “I am still unsure what it was attributed to. I don’t…

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