COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Slim Chickens is the latest chicken chain to spread its wings in the Pikes Peak region.

The Arkansas-based, fast-casual chain’s second area location is planned for the 36-acre Falcon Marketplace shopping center, which is under construction northwest of Woodmen and Meridian roads in Falcon, an unincorporated El Paso County area northeast of Colorado Springs…

Other retailers and restaurants are eying Falcon Marketplace, which is being developed by Evergreen Devco, a real estate company with offices in Denver, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City.

Panda Express, Super Star Car Wash and Discount Tire have signed contracts to purchase parcels at Falcon Marketplace, Evergreen Devco leasing director Heather Wiseman said via email. The company has a “high degree of confidence” those users will follow through on their land purchases, barring any snags as their proposals go through El Paso County’s approval process, she said… Continue reading