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by Tnexster
23 Aug 2019 14:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 129
Views: 34623

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

Drove by today and noticed that the fence has gone up around this area, saying Harwood 12.. Wondering if this thing is getting close to fruition. Also brand new harwood skyscraper advertisement went up, saying harwood is hotter right now than a texas summer. Wow, that's the big one! Hope we see an ...
by Tnexster
22 Aug 2019 17:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 52
Views: 14927

Re: Red Bird Mall

Chime is busy hiring a lot of people right now. They had 900 show up for their job fair on August 10th and are busy filling positions. They should be open with about 500 employees by the end of September. The escalator in the atrium is being installed this week.
by Tnexster
22 Aug 2019 17:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 472
Views: 132122

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Amazing how fresh and clean it will look when complete.
by Tnexster
22 Aug 2019 15:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 52
Views: 14927

Re: Red Bird Mall

‘There’s No More Mall, Y’all’: How Two DFW Developers Are Reimagining Aging Retail Centers

https://dallasinnovates.com/how-two-dal ... xas-malls/
by Tnexster
22 Aug 2019 11:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 628
Views: 156190

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Does anybody know what happened to the Hines Victory Park office tower? Is it dead? I haven’t heard anything about that project in a long time... Austin is building a tower that looks remarkably similar to what Hines wanted to build except the one in Austin is much larger. Actually I hope Hines red...
by Tnexster
22 Aug 2019 10:06
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grand Prairie Development
Replies: 38
Views: 12503

Re: Grand Prairie Development

New Grand Prairie office building is part of mixed-use project https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/08/22/new-grand-prairie-office-building-part-mixed-use-project The 150,000-square-foot office building is part of a mixed-use project called Mayfield Groves that also includes apartme...
by Tnexster
22 Aug 2019 10:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

cowboyeagle05 wrote:And of course I missed mentioning connecting Baylor as well to more housing stock and patients.


I forget about that Baylor office complex going up over there. Another upcoming contributor to daytime population numbers in DE.
by Tnexster
22 Aug 2019 09:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Sounds like things are going to happen fast, this area of downtown won't be the same a year from now. Between Uber, DART and East Quarter, lots of change.
by Tnexster
21 Aug 2019 12:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Can't read the article because it's locked, but found this headline interesting from the San Francisco Business Journal: https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2019/08/20/bay-area-exodus-uber-mckesson-dallas-texas-mck.html This story is local now.... https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2...
by Tnexster
21 Aug 2019 09:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 196
Views: 42013

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Wonder what we might see here now that Uber is in the hood?
by Tnexster
20 Aug 2019 17:11
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 347
Views: 81273

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Need to give this one some time to sink in. Uber is an Epic addition!
by Tnexster
20 Aug 2019 17:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

^Isn't that interesting....
by Tnexster
20 Aug 2019 14:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Dallas finally scores a big fish. Is that tower rendering official? Looks like you could land an uber air device up there.
by Tnexster
19 Aug 2019 16:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

As Uber weighs Dallas office, it announces major expansion in Chicago https://www.dallasnews.com/business/technology/2019/08/19/uber-weighsdallas-office-itannounces-major-expansion-chicago The San Francisco-based transportation company has signed a 10-year lease for a giant office space in a former...
by Tnexster
19 Aug 2019 13:44
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 347
Views: 81273

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I assume this doesn't have much to do with Dallas since Chicago was already it's second largest office outside of SF. Sounds like they are just moving to the old Post Office.
by Tnexster
19 Aug 2019 11:45
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Transition of Uptown
Replies: 53
Views: 7776

Re: The Transition of Uptown

There still may be something that pops at the El Fenix site. Speaking of the El Fenix site..... Is the historic El Fenix restaurant in Dallas closing? Owner says it's safe, for now https://www.dallasnews.com/business/restaurants/2019/08/19/is-el-fenix-restaurant-dallas-closing-owner-says-its-protec...
by Tnexster
18 Aug 2019 17:49
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Southwest Airlines
Replies: 26
Views: 8531

Re: Southwest Airlines

Southwest dropping nonstop flights from Dallas Love Field to OKC, San Francisco and Jacksonville

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/sou ... cksonville
by Tnexster
18 Aug 2019 17:39
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Transition of Uptown
Replies: 53
Views: 7776

Re: The Transition of Uptown

There still may be something that pops at the El Fenix site.
by Tnexster
18 Aug 2019 17:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 627
Views: 213419

Re: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)

R1070 wrote:I think the other end of the bldg may have an even taller crown if I’m looking at the renderings correctly.


The rendering had caused me some confusion and I wondered the same thing but that line appears to be straight at the top.
by Tnexster
16 Aug 2019 15:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell
Replies: 34
Views: 6891

Re: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell

Cbdallas wrote:They had to shave off 8 stories I never new that bit.


Too bad isn't it? Would have looked better at 50.
by Tnexster
16 Aug 2019 15:11
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Transition of Uptown
Replies: 53
Views: 7776

Re: The Transition of Uptown

If Harwood does well with Blue Ciel they will do another one. Maybe that market is just still too limited.
by Tnexster
16 Aug 2019 12:02
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 88
Views: 22771

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

Developer of Frisco's $2 billion Wade Park is out of the deal, according to lender

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... rce=pushly
by Tnexster
14 Aug 2019 22:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

If this holds together score a big win for downtown. This will certainly change things on the east edge of downtown and beyond.
by Tnexster
13 Aug 2019 22:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 192
Views: 67014

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Nice looking trio of buildings.
by Tnexster
13 Aug 2019 15:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 235
Views: 80133

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)

Museum is going to disappear behind Flora & Olive......at least most of it.
by Tnexster
12 Aug 2019 12:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 419
Views: 87009

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

New Dallas building on the way could house thousands of Uber workers https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/08/12/new-dallas-building-way-could-house-thousands-uber-workers Westdale has received approvals to close Hawkins Street between Elm and Pacific Avenue to accommodate the next c...
by Tnexster
12 Aug 2019 11:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 451
Views: 135844

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Nice to see White Rhino and not Starbucks, is Ascension coming to Bishop Arts anywhere?
by Tnexster
11 Aug 2019 14:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 150
Views: 35315

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Ugh, have to admit to abandoning TT and Whole Foods for Costco and Cox Farms Market.
by Tnexster
11 Aug 2019 13:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 627
Views: 213419

Re: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)

It's like an over-sized erector set being put into place. This is great fun to watch.
by Tnexster
09 Aug 2019 21:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 27
Views: 6011

Re: Preston Center

In Preston Center, a stalemate over a parking garage Dallas owns and property owners control https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2019/08/09/preston-center-stalemate-parking-garage-dallas-owns-property-owners-control The surrounding property owners control the garage. That's because of a l...
by Tnexster
09 Aug 2019 21:38
Forum: Texas Town + City Issues/News
Topic: Houston Highways
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Re: Houston Highways

Sounds like some want to change it but time appears to be running out.
by Tnexster
09 Aug 2019 21:29
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon
Replies: 25
Views: 7896

Re: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon

Surf’s up: Wave pool, Crystal Lagoon among plans unveiled at town hall for new $1B Rowlett development https://www.dallasnews.com/news/rowlett/2019/08/09/surfs-wave-pool-crystal-lagoon-among-plans-unveiled-town-hall-new-1b-rowlett-development https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1565376733-sapphire-bay-2.j...
by Tnexster
09 Aug 2019 21:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 100
Views: 15339

Re: The Link at Uptown

New tower project kicking off in Dallas' booming Uptown district

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... n-district
by Tnexster
09 Aug 2019 08:49
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 347
Views: 81273

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Don't forget what we saw on the Epic thread.... Plat application has been submitted to the city for "Westdale Epic 2". Proposed land use is all commercial. This is located on the ~2 acre property immediately west of the current construction site. Otherwise bounded by 345, Pacific, and Elm.
by Tnexster
07 Aug 2019 14:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 408
Views: 106806

Re: Oak Lawn

I like taller.
by Tnexster
07 Aug 2019 14:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle
Replies: 28
Views: 2868

Re: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle

That is a very fresh look, I like it! Desperately needed in the old Q.
by Tnexster
07 Aug 2019 12:25
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Farmers Branch: news/development
Replies: 5
Views: 1247

Re: Farmers Branch: news/development

Well-known chefs to open new restaurants at Mustang Station in Farmers Branch https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/08/07/farmers-branch-mustang-station-mixed-use-project-will-featurerestaurant-tenants The new center will be anchored by a 10,000- square-foot Cox Farms Market and the ...
by Tnexster
07 Aug 2019 11:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 85
Views: 21818

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

I am curious about that, are they forcing everyone out at once by terminating leases or are they doing this one floor at a time and are just hoping people get the picture and leave on their own before they get booted. Sad but am happy this tower is being saved.
by Tnexster
06 Aug 2019 21:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 129
Views: 34623

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

Not sure which Harwood District thread to place this so I am leaving it here.... Glammy restaurant Te Deseo is opening in hot Dallas neighborhood https://www.guidelive.com/restaurant-openings/2019/08/06/glammy-restaurant-te-deseo-open-hot-dallas-harwood#_ga=2.96408408.591043670.1565058962-1517617245...
by Tnexster
06 Aug 2019 16:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 41
Views: 7680

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

This is the longest tear down.....
by Tnexster
06 Aug 2019 16:49
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 347
Views: 81273

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

^I Agree, if Honda comes here they will be up in Frisco.
by Tnexster
06 Aug 2019 14:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 192
Views: 67014

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

The crane is coming down.
by Tnexster
05 Aug 2019 21:39
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 102
Views: 18283

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

Demolition at the 6 X Guadalupe Tower Site Could Arrive Next Month

https://austin.towers.net/demolition-at ... ext-month/

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by Tnexster
05 Aug 2019 21:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn: Toll Brothers (Congress & Welborn)
Replies: 10
Views: 3977

Re: Oak Lawn: Toll Brothers (Congress & Welborn)

Isn't the crane already up here?
by Tnexster
02 Aug 2019 12:00
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon
Replies: 25
Views: 7896

Re: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon

I'm just glad they stuck with it and are getting what they were originally promised.
by Tnexster
01 Aug 2019 22:15
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon
Replies: 25
Views: 7896

Re: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon

Rowlett announces new deal to restart stalled development with Crystal Lagoon along Lake Ray Hubbard

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/rowlett ... ay-hubbard
by Tnexster
31 Jul 2019 21:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 628
Views: 156190

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Saw a very tall red crane at the Hillwood site today. Is it too soon for them to be erecting the stationary crane?
by Tnexster
31 Jul 2019 12:27
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 331
Views: 93460

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

In a blow to the bullet train, California might shift billions to L.A. and Bay Area projects https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-07-28/california-redirects-funds-high-speed-rail-project?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Issue:%202019-07-31%20Construction%20Dive%20N...
by Tnexster
31 Jul 2019 10:23
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 152
Views: 37521

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

Wow, that is a splash of color! This park is turning out very nice so far.

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