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by Addison
29 Sep 2022 15:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek: Four Seasons Hotel & Residences (3001 Turtle Creek)
Replies: 76
Views: 23903

Re: Turtle Creek: Four Seasons Hotel & Residences (3001 Turtle Creek)

With the news re: the apparent demise of the proposed Mandarin Oriental, it seemed like a good time for an update/checkup on the Four Seasons. They have zoning approval. They don't appear to have applied for any building permits. They appear to be in the very early stages of pre-sale marketing for ...
by Addison
29 Sep 2022 14:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 76
Views: 44474

Re: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd

It's not so much a surprise. More so frustration that these high-profile projects keep falling through.
by Addison
29 Sep 2022 13:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 76
Views: 44474

Re: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd

ffs, just can't catch a break... Dallas developer loses ownership of Turtle Creek site once anticipated to house Mandarin Oriental hotel, condo tower https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2022/09/29/tim-barton-jmj-mandarin-oriental-turtle-creek.html?utm_campaign=manual&utm_medium=trueAnthem&am...
by Addison
24 Sep 2022 14:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

On the bright side... the shortest building is actually an addition and not in the original plan. The other building is larger than the timber building that was originally planned. The taller buildings are just concepts for what could go there. You know these change over time. I do hope that the GS...
by Addison
23 Sep 2022 09:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

R1070 wrote:White Barn is essentially the candle section of B&BW... I don't think they are typically listed out as separate stores.


There's a photo of the White Barn store at Stonebriar on Google Maps.
by Addison
22 Sep 2022 16:48
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 67
Views: 12363

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

I was going to go on Saturday, but I'll probably go this evening, before payday tomorrow and with it being a work/school night, as the crowds likely won't be as bad. On another note, the "It's just a grocery store!!!" folks are really quite annoying. Some of us have high standards for our ...
by Addison
22 Sep 2022 16:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

I noticed something weird yesterday. I distinctly remember seeing a White Barn Candle store in the Galleria the last time I was there (several months ago), and the mall's website still has the store in their listing, but there's no hint of the store existence on Google Maps and the White Barn websit...
by Addison
22 Sep 2022 09:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 328
Views: 182684

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

I think HEB just works on it's own timelines. It sat on the Plano property for 5 years after it was platted, zoned, and approved as a grocery store. If they were concerned about interest rates, inflation, construction costs, etc, they would have started immediately. They didn't, because they may be...
by Addison
22 Sep 2022 08:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 328
Views: 182684

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Very pessimistic situation here. I just can’t get the picture why this is happening in Dallas, even before the pandemic and now it’s inflation and higher interest rates. Yet corporate relocations continue here. Why then is Austin having a downtown building boom of towers, even before the pandemic, ...
by Addison
22 Sep 2022 05:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 328
Views: 182684

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Very pessimistic situation here. I just can’t get the picture why this is happening in Dallas, even before the pandemic and now it’s inflation and higher interest rates. Yet corporate relocations continue here. Why then is Austin having a downtown building boom of towers, even before the pandemic, ...
by Addison
17 Sep 2022 15:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

The mall owner (UBS) picked the wrong company (Trademark) to manage the mall. Almost nothing has happened since they presented improvements (conceptual I know) to the city for TIF participation back in January 2020. I’ve always thought that due to density and lack of available land on the site, hav...
by Addison
17 Sep 2022 14:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Good news for the mall- According to an LV sales associate, they're going to expand into the former Swarovski & Michele Lopriore spaces. A step up from a year ago when most people assumed all the luxury brands would move to Legacy West. Nice! Nordstrom worker also said third floor closure is &q...
by Addison
15 Sep 2022 10:09
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 728
Views: 395128

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I suppose it is possible with Goldman coming downtown could make a significant impact as a move that large tends to attract attention and others doing business with Goldman will probably setup shop nearby. I know of one in particular that is scouting about 250k sf and 500 or so employees. As it has...
by Addison
14 Sep 2022 23:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 728
Views: 395128

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/banking/2022/09/14/comerica-ceo-we-have-no-plans-to-relocate-from-downtown-dallas/ Comerica CEO: ‘We have no plans to relocate from downtown Dallas’ Excerpts: Downtown Dallas-based Comerica, the largest bank headquartered in Texas, made waves Wednesday when it an...
by Addison
14 Sep 2022 13:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 502
Views: 283377

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Quick update: It appears they applied for building permits for the Isosceles on July 11, 2022. No permits issued as of today. I'm still skeptical about this. It's weird that no one has even attempted to leak the rendering for this elusive tower despite this so-called permit application, as I imagin...
by Addison
14 Sep 2022 13:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Given how long it's been since downtown Dallas has seen a new tall development, and there's nothing else promising in the pipeline (except *MAYBE* Portman's project) on the precipice of what may be a severe recession, it is perfectly understandable why folks would be annoyed about this project bein...
by Addison
14 Sep 2022 13:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Given how long it's been since downtown Dallas has seen a new tall development, and there's nothing else promising in the pipeline (except *MAYBE* Portman's project) on the precipice of what may be a severe recession, it is perfectly understandable why folks would be annoyed about this project being...
by Addison
14 Sep 2022 12:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Only in Dallas can 9-15 story buildings be described as "distinctive towers" with a straight face... :roll:
by Addison
13 Sep 2022 12:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

The Galleria store used to have considerably more designer selection, too. Now, the “collectors section” on the second floor is no longer called that, and there isn’t generally as much designer, just the upper-mid range brands that the Stonebriar store tends to carry as well. I do agree that depart...
by Addison
13 Sep 2022 11:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Even the third floor at the NorthPark store isn't as full of merchandise anymore and that location does very well. I think department stores just don't need the large amount of space anymore. The Galleria store used to have considerably more designer selection, too. Now, the “collectors section” on...
by Addison
13 Sep 2022 10:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

I don't see anything in their remodeling plans suggesting that most of the 3rd floor of the mall would go away. Of course that was the redevelopment plan announced 2 3/4 years ago. Who knows what their plans are by now? I went to the store this weekend, and according to the sales associate that hel...
by Addison
28 Jun 2022 21:37
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 7205

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Get your fill in delicious Addison, the restaurant capital of the U.S.

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by Addison
28 Jun 2022 20:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 366
Views: 158514

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Hoque Global is a third rate developer


No shortage of those in Dallas, unfortunately.
by Addison
28 Jun 2022 16:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 976
Views: 521610

Re: Northpark Center

I believe Parachute has closed or is closing. Not surprising as this corridor is becoming more high-end. Parachute was rumored to be moving to West Village, but not sure if that's still the plan. I do hope we keep a store in Dallas, I love their stuff. Parachute has been completely walled off. Nort...
by Addison
28 Jun 2022 14:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Restaurants: general news/development
Replies: 149
Views: 75905

Re: Restaurants: general news/development

I drove by the Cane Rosso at Hillcrest Village today. It finally looks to be open. Haven't seen this development in person, but the pictures look pretty great! Hopefully other developers can get creative and convert some other dated strip malls into something similar to this. I suppose the key with...
by Addison
27 Jun 2022 17:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

In short, people are understandably underwhelmed. You nailed it. From an 80 story tower to a 15 to 20 story stubby suburban building is a bust. This one has become a major bust. The 80 story was never going to be Goldman Sachs. That was always residential/hotel. However, the office towers in the re...
by Addison
27 Jun 2022 17:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Everyone agrees it's an overall positive project. But the point some are making is it feels a bit like a bait & switch given how the renderings looked. The office towers seemed a lot taller than 15-20 stories (asuuming that's going to be the actual height for GS' building). Not to mention the fa...
by Addison
27 Jun 2022 11:18
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall
Replies: 38
Views: 19643

Re: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall

Proquest20 wrote:If they wanted to have two stores in such a close radius of each other, they should have kept the Shops at Legacy store open instead of relocating.


They probably figure they'll get better foot traffic in Stonebriar.
by Addison
27 Jun 2022 11:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

They have announced redevelopment plans that will reduce the amount of retail space. Shopping centers don't reduce the amount of available retail space for lease if they aren't having problems filling it. We don't even know if they *TRIED* filling that space, which is the issue. If they're blocking...
by Addison
27 Jun 2022 10:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

The number of unleased spaces shown on the leasing map suggests they do have problems filling spaces other than the Pottery Barn/Saks space. Amazon, Zagg, Garage, Stance, Banter, and Bearfruit are all big chains that have recently signed pending leases at the Galleria. They may not be luxury/exclus...
by Addison
27 Jun 2022 10:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

The number of unleased spaces shown on the leasing map suggests they do have problems filling spaces other than the Pottery Barn/Saks space. Amazon, Zagg, Garage, Stance, Banter, and Bearfruit are all big chains that have recently signed pending leases at the Galleria. They may not be luxury/exclus...
by Addison
27 Jun 2022 09:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

https://f.hubspotusercontent40.net/hubfs/6437794/Leasing%20Files/Galleria%20Dallas/GAD_Lease-Plan_2020_0410All-Levels.pdf Finally a new/updated lease plan. The former Belk/Saks is still listed as "future development," but I hope they can fill that and the old Pottery Barn soon, because al...
by Addison
26 Jun 2022 15:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

R1070 wrote:The first floor is definitely the worst off. The 2nd floor typically has pretty good leasing and the third floor can be a mixed bag.


Which is weird, because the 1st floor by far has the most traffic and the 3rd floor the least amount.
by Addison
26 Jun 2022 15:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 297
Views: 105587

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

https://f.hubspotusercontent40.net/hubfs/6437794/Leasing%20Files/Galleria%20Dallas/GAD_Lease-Plan_2020_0410All-Levels.pdf Finally a new/updated lease plan. The former Belk/Saks is still listed as "future development," but I hope they can fill that and the old Pottery Barn soon, because al...
by Addison
24 Jun 2022 19:27
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 535
Views: 353102

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Whatever the ruling is it sets a precedent that any future efforts will need to be cognizant of. Besides, personally I'm not ready to abandon all hope just yet. Fair enough. https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2022/06/24/texas-central-eminent-domain.html Looks like the Texas Supreme Court has g...
by Addison
24 Jun 2022 13:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 976
Views: 521610

Re: Northpark Center

“Something kind is coming” to the old Cinnabon space The signage for La La Land is now up. Cinnabon is gone? WTH, that place was bumpin. Two pretzel shops and no cinnamon rolls…. Cinnabon has been slowly shuttering their mall stores everywhere and focusing on their co-shared stores inside Schlotzsk...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 20:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Y'all realize GS' tower/building would only be 15-20 stories, right? The 80+ story tower that's been teased for a year now is the hotel/resi mixed-use tower that's a completely separate portion of the project. At the City Council meeting, the words "15-20 stories" were said (speaking abou...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 17:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 728
Views: 395128

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

??? Wish it were true, but I don't think so... As of 2021, Houston had 39 vs. 45 in DFW... https://www.houston.org/houston-data/fortune-1000-companies https://sayyestodallas.com/jobs/fortune-1000/ As of the 2022 Fortune list, DFW and Houston each have 43 Fortune 1000 companies. https://fortune.com/...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 16:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 502
Views: 283377

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

DFW wrote:Wow!
Im starting to get lost in all these skyscraper developments downtown. :o
Could this eventually become a building boom like the 1980s?


No.
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 16:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 502
Views: 283377

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

zblevinz555 wrote:They say it’s gonna be the tallest such building on downtowns eastern edge. Does that mean it’ll be taller than comerica tower or are they specifically saying tallest “residential” tower on the eastern edge?


If we're being technical, I don't consider Comerica the eastern edge of downtown...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 16:04
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 728
Views: 395128

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Allegheny Technologies, now ATI, has relocated their HQ from Pittsburgh to Dallas. They were one of Pittsburgh's largest public companies. They're also a Fortune 1000 company. https://news.yahoo.com/allegheny-technologies-moves-headquarters-changes-162856589.html We do handily beat Houston with the...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 13:15
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 95
Views: 76711

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Delta has entered into an agreement with Alaska Airlines to use one of its gates. This move settles a longtime dispute between Delta and Southwest, where Delta had been allowed to use one of Southwest's gates, but Southwest had wanted to boot Delta from the shared gate. So it looks like passengers ...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 12:54
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 728
Views: 395128

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Allegheny Technologies, now ATI, has relocated their HQ from Pittsburgh to Dallas. They were one of Pittsburgh's largest public companies. They're also a Fortune 1000 company. https://news.yahoo.com/allegheny-technologies-moves-headquarters-changes-162856589.html We do handily beat Houston with the...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 12:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 502
Views: 283377

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Have we seen renderings for this elusive tower yet?
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 12:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Fyi, I was talking with an executive from Goldman this past Saturday (at a social gathering) and he confirmed that Goldman will be consolidating their DFW workforce in a new building next to Perot Museum as well as adding thousands of additional jobs. He didn't believe Goldman would move their HQ t...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 10:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

I am a construction estimator and project this size takes months to a year to estimate and design. Permitting takes a while too. The lead time on materials is also longer right now than normal. Remember they will have to tear down the old structures. Then reroute or I would expect increase the size...
by Addison
23 Jun 2022 10:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

The timeline for completion (December 2027) isn't as far off as you might think. A project of this magnitude, assuming this is the 80 story tower, would take 2.5 - 3 years for full completion. Remember that most of the parking is underground which takes quite a bit of time to build out and up. Plus...
by Addison
22 Jun 2022 18:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Fyi, I was talking with an executive from Goldman this past Saturday (at a social gathering) and he confirmed that Goldman will be consolidating their DFW workforce in a new building next to Perot Museum as well as adding thousands of additional jobs. He didn't believe Goldman would move their HQ t...
by Addison
22 Jun 2022 18:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

A completion date no later than December 31, 2027 means we might still have a long wait yet for this to get going. Do we think maybe that date is more about the entire development? Seems weird that there was a rush to get tenants to end their lease if there isn't something ready to start going soon...
by Addison
22 Jun 2022 18:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 530
Views: 90253

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

A completion date no later than December 31, 2027 means we might still have a long wait yet for this to get going.