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The Forum Shopping Center is a showcase of stores, restaurants and professional services. For a list of tenants, visit the Forum’s website at theforumatolympiaparkway.com. Olympia Market Place continues to grow around the anchor store of Academy Sports and Outdoors. Costco opened its doors in October 2007.
Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex favorite, Freebirds and Bassett Furniture Direct are located in Selma. In 2007, Ethan Allen Furniture opened. Citibank began banking operations kicking off a flourish of growth.
The traveling public is served by the 300-room Holiday Inn that opened in early 2007, with several more hotels being planned for the future.
Retama Park, a Class A horse racing facility, hosts quarter horse and thoroughbred racing. Retama also has simulcast races from tracks throughout the United States on a daily basis.
Selma’s two current industrial parks host such notables as Bob White and Schwerman Trucking, Munter Dry Cool, Tex Star, Spaw Glass, Sunshine Nut, Green Tweed and Alamo Crane. Two major car dealerships, Gillman Honda and Mitsubishi, along with Cavender Fiat, also provide a business friendly atmosphere in Selma.
Subdivisions abound, with Forrest Creek, Chelsea Crossing, Retama Ridge, Selma Park Estates and a Comfort Suites in 2010, and the two new developments by Centex Homes—one off of Lookout Road and the other just off of FM 1518. The Retreat at Chelsea Park, an upscale apartment complex, opened in 2007.
Selma will not be without a memory of its past. A grant from the Texas Department of Transportation, along with money from the city, was being used to renovate the historic stagecoach stop and construct a visitor center, which serves as an information and welcoming center for visitors coming not only to the Metrocom, but the San Antonio area as well and is the home of the Randolph Metrocom Chamber of Commerce.