Weingarten Realty (NYSE:WRI) announced today DICK’S Sporting Goods leased 76,100 sf at Las Tiendas Plaza, located at US 83 at McColl Rd in McAllen, TX.

DICK'S Sporting Goods is a leading sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The company was founded in 1948 as a bait-and-tackle shop in Binghamton, New York.

This is DICK’S first location in McAllen and the third Texas location south of San Antonio. The new store is planned to open during the Summer of 2018.

"DICK'S Sporting Goods is a great store that will provide athletic goods for the thousands of active citizens in our city and surrounding areas. They will also add significant value to McAllen's retail landscape," said City of McAllen Mayor Jim Darling. "Thanks to the City of McAllen staff for providing market intelligence on economic conditions and retail opportunities in our city. Their work helped DICK’S Sporting Goods select this prime destination in McAllen."

Senior Leasing Director Brody Farris represented Weingarten Realty in the deal, and NewQuest broker Matt Reed and Edge Realty broker Greg Bracchi represented DICK’S.