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by Tnexster
24 Jan 2020 15:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 24
Views: 700

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

KDC is usually fairly quick to come out of the ground, aren't they?
by Tnexster
24 Jan 2020 07:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 93
Views: 32768

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

And now they have two fresh office products nearby to compete with.
by Tnexster
24 Jan 2020 07:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 24
Views: 700

Re: KDC & Miyama Project

This one will fill up quick, fresh product, right on the park.
by Tnexster
24 Jan 2020 07:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 24
Views: 700

KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

High-rise overlooking Klyde Warren Park would be Uptown Dallas’ tallest office The planned 30-story tower is being built by KDC and Miyama USA Texas. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/01/24/high-rise-would-be-uptown-dallas-tallest-office/ A new project planned on Woodall Rodgers ...
by Tnexster
23 Jan 2020 15:50
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: misc. developments
Replies: 31
Views: 9870

Re: Plano: misc. developments

Children’s Medical Center Plano to build 7-floor tower that will triple capacity The 300,000 square foot expansion is the largest undertaken by the hospital system north of I-635. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/health-care/2020/01/23/childrens-medical-center-plano-to-build-7-floor-tower-expans...
by Tnexster
23 Jan 2020 15:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 93
Views: 32768

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

The Fairmount would look a thousand percent better and true to its original architecture by painting over that horrible pink color with just a simple good white paint and removing the ridiculous facade over the valet entrance.. Yes but it would look even better if they just built a new gleaming 45 ...
by Tnexster
23 Jan 2020 15:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 288
Views: 88481

Re: AT&T Discovery District

That screen IS huge, can see it while driving all the way down Akard from about Ross.
by Tnexster
23 Jan 2020 14:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 93
Views: 32768

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

cowboyeagle05 wrote:I wonder if they are hurt or improved by Field Street development if the initial phase gets off the ground.


I would say hurt, although an iconic building it is decades old now and fresh new space across the street may be preferable. You bring up a good point, wonder if that is already hurting them.
by Tnexster
23 Jan 2020 14:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 93
Views: 32768

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

While the remodel project is complete and has largely been finished for quite some time apparently leasing in Fountain Place has not been so great. I have heard Tenet still holds that lease and would have to sub that space out but now that Tenet has gone away the one business in the retail space has...
by Tnexster
22 Jan 2020 15:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 713
Views: 224268

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Uber Starts its Hiring Process in Dallas Uber has laid out its plan for the 3,000 jobs it's bringing to The Epic in Deep Ellum. Here's how to potentially get hired, what to expect with the Uber Dallas hub, and what Uber plans to offer the workforce here. https://dallasinnovates.com/uber-starts-its-...
by Tnexster
22 Jan 2020 15:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 245
Views: 82256

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Cbdallas wrote:I wish them much success. I would love to see this entire area massively redeveloped with high rises and living density all around the DART subway station there. So much potential.


I do have some fear that the only high rise here will be imploded and replaced with apartment wrapped garages.
by Tnexster
22 Jan 2020 10:52
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Willow Bend Mall
Replies: 14
Views: 5149

Re: Plano: Willow Bend Mall

Plano’s Shops at Willow Bend is late on its loan payment

Since Starwood Retail purchased the mall in 2014, it tore down a closed Saks Fifth Avenue and built an outdoor restaurant area

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/ret ... n-payment/
by Tnexster
21 Jan 2020 16:34
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 287
Views: 80544

Re: Trinity River Park

They don't have anything to talk about....lol.
by Tnexster
21 Jan 2020 16:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 713
Views: 224268

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Deep Ellum stakeholders share thoughts on incoming office projects https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/01/21/deep-ellum-stakeholders-share-thoughts-on-incoming.html?iana=hpmvp_dal_news_headline In December, Westdale President and CEO Joe Beard told the Dallas Business Journal that not only...
by Tnexster
20 Jan 2020 11:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 58
Views: 22846

Re: Red Bird Mall

Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas
RedBird Mall store was among the first wave of the company’s effort

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/ret ... oor-areas/
by Tnexster
20 Jan 2020 11:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 195
Views: 62090

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

New apartments in the works next to Dallas Galleria Florida-based ZOM is building the rental community on LBJ Freeway https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/01/20/new-apartments-in-the-works-next-to-dallas-galleria/ https://dmn-dallas-news-prod.cdn.arcpublishing.com/resizer/CoKgVJ22df...
by Tnexster
19 Jan 2020 15:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 95
Views: 19173

Re: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)

I wonder if they are planning to stop using the Ross tower garage space on Ross Avenue once this is complete?
by Tnexster
19 Jan 2020 15:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 348
Views: 136951

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

That will be an enormous underground garage!
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2020 16:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 243
Views: 80113

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

So....here we go again, is it 17 or 20?
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2020 11:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 262
Views: 95536

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

La Tarte Tropézienne, 1604 Main St., Suite 110 (downtown). Planned to open in February. https://www.dallasobserver.com/restaurants/interview-with-couple-responsible-for-bringing-la-tarte-tropezienne-to-dallas-11845918 Yet another addition to the Downtown area. I've never heard of the place, but it'...
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2020 11:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 243
Views: 80113

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

East Quarter developer talks bringing the Dallas district back to life https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/01/15/east-quarter-todd-interests.html Located around Cesar Chavez Boulevard and Commerce Street on the east side of downtown, the project is expected to consist of the redevelopment ...
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2020 11:08
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 420
Views: 118697

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

A LOT OF EXITS LIVE IN TEXAS The corporate exodus out of California is bad. It could get worse. There’s no plan to stop it — and the Lone Star State hopes there never will be. https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/01/17/california-texas-relocation.html?iana=hpmvp_dal_news_headline In the fal...
by Tnexster
15 Jan 2020 14:19
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: DTD: West End Square
Replies: 22
Views: 2958

Re: DTD: West End Square

Nice, noticed the Spaghetti Warehouse in the flyby, has that space been taken yet?
by Tnexster
15 Jan 2020 12:46
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 123
Views: 35336

Re: New Census Population Estimates

Unless you go to a game I don't know why anybody would visit Arlington. Interestingly, the Parks Mall is a fascinating place if you want to see what shopping was like two decades ago. That mall is a busy place, one of the busiest malls I have ever seen and is a very accurate representation of what m...
by Tnexster
14 Jan 2020 17:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 288
Views: 88481

Re: AT&T Discovery District

I can't imagine how bright this will be although I supposed they can control that. Even so this will be quite a show for those driving down Akard.
by Tnexster
14 Jan 2020 17:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 86
Views: 34702

Re: West Dallas Developments

^Yes this is indeed the location. At one point in time there was a rendering for a tower planned for this location, seems like it was fairly tall too. Interesting development if they can make a class A office product work over there. From 2016..... https://dmn-dallas-news-prod.cdn.arcpublishing.com...
by Tnexster
14 Jan 2020 17:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 95
Views: 19173

Re: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)

This is one of those precast lego type structures?
by Tnexster
14 Jan 2020 16:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 713
Views: 224268

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Hannibal Lecter wrote:Sure that wasn't The Stack? (God, who came up with that name???) Their crane is going up right now.


Sure was, saw it later. Didn't know they were that far along.
by Tnexster
14 Jan 2020 14:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 86
Views: 34702

Re: West Dallas Developments

^This is what is currently a parking lot for Trinity Groves? If a tower goes up here the view from Rocco's will be lost.
by Tnexster
14 Jan 2020 13:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 713
Views: 224268

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Epic 2 crane going up this afternoon.....at least I thought it is. Saw a crane going up, looked like it was next to Epic but don't see it on the webcam so not sure.
by Tnexster
14 Jan 2020 08:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 288
Views: 88481

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Any idea on the pricing? Looks like $42/mo, which is a lot more affordable than Trophy Fitness. I can't think of any other options now with 24-Hour gone and YMCA on its way out. https://signup.myiclubonline.com/iclub/signup/home.htm#plans/info?clubNumber=8499&planId=ff768b37f38f4596b6d604a4f921...
by Tnexster
13 Jan 2020 16:07
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 290
Views: 59820

Re: I-345

KWP definitely helped an area already doing well do even better. Since the area in and around 345 is clearly booming and not being hurt by the elevated freeway I would think we could focus on something else that clearly needs an improved connection like Fair Park or decking over I-30 to improve the ...
by Tnexster
13 Jan 2020 09:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 713
Views: 224268

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Development team talks design features of 475K-SF tower in Deep Ellum https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/01/13/sterling-bay-hks-deep-ellum.html A representative for the Chicago-based company told the Dallas Business Journal Friday that the 2.5-acre site the company purchased at 301 N Crow...
by Tnexster
13 Jan 2020 08:55
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 290
Views: 59820

Re: I-345

Given how costly trenching it would be, I just didn't think it would become a reality. I'm hoping now that Uber is coming to Deep Ellum and we're seeing more development in the area, trenching now becomes more likely. If there is less of a barrier between Deep Ellum and Downtown, we could see this ...
by Tnexster
13 Jan 2020 08:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 107
Views: 28182

Re: Lower Greenville Development

HG Sply Co owner plans new restaurant on Lower Greenville in Dallas Feed Company, which closed over the weekend, will become a Standard Service. https://www.dallasnews.com/food/restaurant-news/2020/01/13/new-restaurant-standard-service-opening-on-lower-greenville-in-dallas-feed-company-closed/?utm_...
by Tnexster
13 Jan 2020 07:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 713
Views: 224268

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

If you zoom in on that QR code it should tell you exactly what it is.
by Tnexster
13 Jan 2020 07:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 107
Views: 28182

Re: Lower Greenville Development

They did a really nice job on the space, as did Desert Racer a few doors down. I'm excited about how these two places are moving some of the "gravity" further south on Greenville. Need to visit this pizza joint once it opens. I have heard great things about Flatbread and about the time I ...
by Tnexster
12 Jan 2020 15:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 107
Views: 28182

Re: Lower Greenville Development

New England pizzeria Flatbread Company picks Lower Greenville for first Texas restaurant Flatbread Company has a patio with garage doors that pay homage to the address’ former life as a Firestone Tire. https://www.dallasnews.com/food/restaurant-news/2020/01/10/new-england-pizzeria-flatbread-company...
by Tnexster
11 Jan 2020 22:31
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity Forest Golf Course
Replies: 86
Views: 24182

Re: Trinity Forest Golf Course

Wow, how much money was spent destroying the forest to build that golf course?
by Tnexster
10 Jan 2020 15:07
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 227
Views: 76266

Re: DFW Airport

DFW now flies nonstop to more U.S. destinations than any other airport With a new route in December to St. Thomas, DFW passed Chicago O’Hare with 193 domestic nonstop connections https://www.dallasnews.com/business/airlines/2020/01/10/dfw-now-flies-non-stop-to-more-us-destinations-than-any-other-ai...
by Tnexster
10 Jan 2020 15:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)
Replies: 65
Views: 20843

Re: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)

Okay so they are a year away from groundbreaking, maybe something will change between now and then.
by Tnexster
10 Jan 2020 14:38
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: General roads/transport. issues
Replies: 26
Views: 7667

Re: General roads/transport. issues

Governor Abbott Says Texas Is Finished Building Highways In a San Antonio speech, Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas may be experiencing its "last major build-out of roads.” Has the state changed its tune on transportation? https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2020/01/governor-says-texas-is-finished...
by Tnexster
10 Jan 2020 09:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 713
Views: 224268

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

First look: New office block on the way in Dallas’ Deep Ellum district
Sterling Bay’s planned office and retail building is next to DART’s rail station

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... -district/
by Tnexster
10 Jan 2020 08:06
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: The Colony: Grandscape
Replies: 17
Views: 6055

Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Grandscape is the latest shopping center to hit the northern landscape of Dallas-Fort Worth The $1.5 billion project in The Colony will start to open in March next to Nebraska Furniture Mart, with a new design that’s different from existing entertainment districts in the market. https://www.dallasn...
by Tnexster
10 Jan 2020 08:04
Forum: Opolis Blueprints
Topic: Mansfield + Midlothian
Replies: 10
Views: 5921

Re: Mansfield + Midlothian

Not to mention, Dallas' southern burbs are now blooming. Waxahachie has the largest planned development south of the Metroplex under construction right now. The growth in Waxahachie has become so astronomical that the new Baylor hospital is working on plans to build a new facility next to the one t...
by Tnexster
10 Jan 2020 07:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 107
Views: 42892

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Driving around downtown today and happened to find myself looking right at this tower. Haven't really appreciated how much of an impact this building has on the east side of 345. This has got the be the slowest building project from the last 3 yrs It does seem slow, although they did have that dela...
by Tnexster
09 Jan 2020 21:31
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 287
Views: 80544

Re: Trinity River Park

When was the original bond election? 1998? It's been so long I can't remember for sure. It's also been long enough that I sort of thing they should stop trying.
by Tnexster
09 Jan 2020 21:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown: Luxury Hotel, 2025 Cedar Springs (Pizza Hut Strip Mall)
Replies: 28
Views: 5386

Re: Uptown: Luxury Hotel, 2025 Cedar Springs (Pizza Hut Strip Mall)

Here's more about Hyatt's Thompson Hotels and their 216-room (ours 230) project underway in Denver: https://www.hotel-online.com/press_releases/release/hyatt-and-t2-hospitality-developing-thompson-denver-marking-brand-debut-in-colorado/ Did I miss something? Is there some indication that this is go...
by Tnexster
09 Jan 2020 21:24
Forum: The Airports
Topic: McKinney National Airport
Replies: 1
Views: 868

Re: McKinney National Airport

I wonder where McKinney is on their desire to bring in passenger service?
by Tnexster
09 Jan 2020 21:22
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 227
Views: 76266

Re: DFW Airport

DFW has a nationally recognized airport and airplane fire fighting training facility. Firefighters come from all over to take the training. I’ve wondered about the smoke myself For years. Recently saw a news story about it. They recreate a jet in full flames which creates a lot of smoke. If you are...

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