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by deweast1
11 Oct 2017 22:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 265629

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS Please provide an electronic copy and five (5) hard copies of your responses by October 19, 2017 to amazonhq2@amazon.com. Please send hard copies marked “confidential” between the dates of October 16th – 19th to: Amazon Office of Economic Development c/o Site Manager Golden 212...
by deweast1
30 Jun 2017 15:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Energy Square
Replies: 11
Views: 4691

Re: Energy Square

You are correct....TODAY higher population density drives demand. I am speaking about 10-15 years down the road. Neither you or I know for sure what that time frame will look like, but my bet is on economics making the case for broad access to "on demand" transports. A five year old today ...
by deweast1
30 Jun 2017 10:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Energy Square
Replies: 11
Views: 4691

Re: Energy Square

I fully agree with most that have posted their distain for parking garages primarily because the future of such structures is at best, limited. However, with the next ten to fifteen years heralding in the advent of "rides on demand" the "motor" entrance will become the "elec...
by deweast1
08 Apr 2017 10:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: HyperLoop One
Replies: 10
Views: 4786

Re: HyperLoop One

There is no question the next 15 years of accelerated change will be challenged by regulators in several aspects of our lives. That said; if the UAE is successful in becoming the leader in the next generation of transportation the USA will be forced to respond. The regulators/bureaucracy will be und...
by deweast1
07 Apr 2017 13:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: HyperLoop One
Replies: 10
Views: 4786

HyperLoop One

This may be bleeding edge today, but three or four years from now because of efforts both in the USA and UAE it could become a very viable transportation system...one that is several times faster than a bullet train and is easier/cheaper to build, plus it is almost twice as fast as an airplane . It ...
by deweast1
12 Mar 2017 17:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 419
Views: 137233

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

There is no question that KWP was the catalyst. Take the park away and insert the hole with loud traffic and the entire ambulance of the area is transformed to the negative freeway scar that it was. Certainly the area would have developed but at a very different level. Jody Grant had a vision and th...
by deweast1
15 Dec 2016 19:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 665
Views: 179903

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I'm not sure if this is the correct thread or if this information has yet been posted elsewhere , but there is a new Seven-Eleven at the corner of Houston and Olive on the ground floor of the Cirque where there was once a sports bar. A real indication that the area is becoming residential.

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