Whether itís a developer looking for ďtheĒ location for its first or next project; an entrepreneur or established merchant searching for that perfect retail space; an entrepreneur looking for a tight knit business community: a business person in need of office space; a person who dreams of urban loft living, or someone who simply wants to shop, dine and enjoy a concert, the Water Street District is the place to be.With the plans, commitment, resources and expertise to create an entertainment, retail and residential area, the Water Street District is one of the hottest redevelopment areas in the Southwest and is attracting the attention of developers, retailers, restaurateurs, entrepreneurs, future residents, and customers.
At the center of Water Street District is the Henderson Events Plaza Amphitheater, which hosts a variety of performances and concerts coordinated by the Henderson Cultural Arts and Tourism Department. Since its opening in 2006, the Plaza & Amphitheater shows have brought more than 650,000 people to Water Street.
As it progresses, Hendersonís Water Street District will accommodate urban-style living at its best including condominiums and lofts, as well high-end apartments for the young professional.
Family-oriented and kid-friendly dining is, and will remain, a trademark of the Water Street District. Yet, restaurant menu selections will be ideal for the areaís more than 7000-person employee-base.
Water Street District merchants, owners and proprietors of bookstores, florists, jewelry stores, and much more, eagerly welcome fellow entrepreneurs and franchisees. Lake Mead Crossing, which opened in 2009, has added a major shopping and office center on 74 acres at Lake Mead Parkway and Water Street that, at build out, will contain over 700,000 square feet of retails, including Target, Ross, PetSmart, Staples and more.
Work out, play basketball, swim, climb a rock wall. Just around the corner from the Water Street District main street is the Downtown Henderson Recreation Center featuring an outdoor pool, elevated walking/jogging track, warm-up and fitness area, gymnasium and wallyball/racquetball court, steam room, sauna, showers and a game room with GameCube, Xbox and PlayStation 2. Numerous classes are available for adults and children.
The Water Street District is also home to three casinos and some trendy taverns that are open for late evening entertainment.
Arts & Culture
The Water Street District's public art displays are beginning to take shape. Take a self-guided tour of the building-sized murals created by internationally recognized muralists depicting the history of Henderson.
The whole family will enjoy artists previews, demonstrations, and live entertainment at the Third Thursday ARTsWALK events.
Thousands of visitors come to Water Street each year for events that are known throughout the Southwest. The Water Street District is the location for Hendersonís annual ArtFest, which attracts more than 70,000 attendees over a two-day period each Motherís Day weekend in May. SuperRun, Southern Nevadaís premier car show brings over 100,000 visitors to Water Street every September. For a detailed schedule of events in the Water Street District, visit http://www.cityofhenderson.com/cultural_arts_tourism.
For information on the Water Street District, visit www.waterstreetdistrict.com.