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by Tnexster
14 May 2021 16:29
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 530
Views: 253895

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Vanguard says Dallas will be the location of its 5th U.S. office as competition in D-FW heats up The office will be focused on its adviser business. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/banking/2021/05/14/vanguard-says-dallas-will-be-the-location-of-its-5th-us-office-as-competition-in-d-fw-heats-up/...
by Tnexster
14 May 2021 09:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 331
Views: 147172

Re: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt

So from 80 to 50 to 38, maybe by the time they build they can just do another 20 story box.
by Tnexster
10 May 2021 14:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 68
Views: 39514

Re: Red Bird Mall

Wonder if the next phase will kick off sooner than expected?
by Tnexster
06 May 2021 10:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 860
Views: 424862

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Perot's Urban Hillwood took their signs off of the fence surrounding their Field Street site. I drove by the location today and all signs are gone. I have no idea what that might mean. We'll see. Maybe they gave up on a big office development. This should have always been big mixed use not just big...
by Tnexster
06 May 2021 10:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 69
Views: 16273

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)

Lots of work going on here, noticed the crane base installed when I passed by yesterday.
by Tnexster
28 Apr 2021 17:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 161
Views: 84889

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Developer to build $55M luxury apartment complex in popular Dallas district https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/04/28/bishop-arts-apartments.html Located at 1710 N. Beckley Avenue, the project is in a neighborhood that offers more than 60 locally owned boutiques, restaurants, bars, coffee s...
by Tnexster
28 Apr 2021 11:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 161
Views: 84889

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

California builder kicks off Oak Cliff apartment project Banyan Residential is working on two new rental communities along Beckley Avenue. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/04/28/california-builder-kicks-off-oak-cliff-apartment-project/ https://dmn-dallas-news-prod.cdn.arcpublish...
by Tnexster
27 Apr 2021 12:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Urby Dallas I + II (~308 FT | 27 ST)
Replies: 60
Views: 19073

Re: Design District: Urby Dallas I + II (~308 FT | 27 ST)

R1070 wrote:A good sized crane is up on the site.


Got a chance to see that today, it does stand up pretty high, much taller than Virgin but helps give some perspective on the placement.
by Tnexster
23 Apr 2021 10:43
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Midlothian Development
Replies: 25
Views: 10645

Re: Midlothian Development

South certainly seems to be gaining momentum these days. There are a ton of these huge developments running across through these southern burbs. Yep. This may be the decade they really start to explode. Good point made earlier about the retail and restaurant scene. Southern sector always seems to f...
by Tnexster
22 Apr 2021 21:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 609
Views: 302395

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

^Nice pics, the view at night looks kinda cool on the webcam. Maybe will get some night pics from one of our photographers soon.
by Tnexster
22 Apr 2021 16:45
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Midlothian Development
Replies: 25
Views: 10645

Re: Midlothian Development

South certainly seems to be gaining momentum these days. There are a ton of these huge developments running across through these southern burbs.
by Tnexster
19 Apr 2021 11:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 52
Views: 21138

Re: Preston Center

Construction to start next month on two North Dallas towers Lincoln Property will build an office high-rise with Sewell Automotive as the anchor tenant and a residential tower in Preston Center. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/04/16/construction-set-to-start-next-month-on-two-n...
by Tnexster
19 Apr 2021 10:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Unnamed Megatel Lagoon Development
Replies: 12
Views: 2400

Re: West Dallas: Unnamed Megatel Lagoon Development

$1 billion West Dallas development will have thousands of homes and a lagoon Megatel Homes’ mixed-use project on Singleton Boulevard will include hundreds of workforce housing units. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/04/19/1-billion-west-dallas-development-will-have-thousands-of-...
by Tnexster
17 Apr 2021 14:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 124
Views: 51022

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

Had to do a double take on those pics with Sheraton, almost looked like the old turquoise exterior was back.
by Tnexster
10 Apr 2021 12:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 161
Views: 84889

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Oh no! Not Banks Stone, used to get all my stone for the yard there. Always figured that would eventually be turned into something else. Ugh
by Tnexster
08 Apr 2021 16:41
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 225
Views: 94284

Re: Downtown Progress

Bakery chain plans to add up to 30 locations in North Texas https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/04/08/paris-baguette-dallas.html Mele said in the states, the company performs well in suburbs around major cities like New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Atlanta, but he hopes to add...
by Tnexster
08 Apr 2021 16:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 523
Views: 279634

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

High style high-rise opens in Dallas’ Arts District Atelier apartment tower is the latest luxury living addition in downtown Dallas https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/04/08/high-style-high-rise-opens-in-dallas-arts-district/ Step through the Flora Street doors of the new Atelier t...
by Tnexster
08 Apr 2021 14:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Canyon In Oak Cliff
Replies: 54
Views: 32133

Re: The Canyon In Oak Cliff

Something happening here. Zoning case Z201-159, looks like office and MF residential. In the 3-25 Plan Commission.
by Tnexster
08 Apr 2021 13:11
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Celina: misc. developments
Replies: 1
Views: 5844

Re: Celina: misc. developments

This North Texas city projects a population jump from 30,000 to 160,000 in 10 years https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/04/07/celina-growth.html The Collin County city of Celina is booming, both in terms of rooftops and residents. Residential building permits were up 50 percent last year a...
by Tnexster
05 Apr 2021 20:29
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Granite Park
Replies: 14
Views: 10660

Re: Plano: Granite Park

If residential wasn't on their radar before it more than likely is now. Although I expect this office market to do better than some others, they could probably get a lot more development out of going residential for a while and make the entire area a little more mixed.
by Tnexster
05 Apr 2021 14:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 650
Views: 351468

Re: Northpark Center

I wonder what their dollar sales/sf number is these days? NP was always so good.
by Tnexster
05 Apr 2021 13:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 161
Views: 84889

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

I have never been in there, are those donuts any good? Yes, highly recommend. The donuts are really loaded up with toppings. And they have lots of baked goods on sale other than donuts. They even sell popcorn! Their hours of operation are good for a donut shop too. They close at 6! Great to hear! T...
by Tnexster
05 Apr 2021 13:21
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 530
Views: 253895

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

California’s First Foundation Inc. establishes new Texas HQ at Uptown Dallas’ The Crescent The company’s chief executive said the D-FW area reminds him of Southern California 30 years ago, where the company got its start. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/banking/2021/04/05/californias-first-foun...
by Tnexster
05 Apr 2021 12:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 221
Views: 119008

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Uptown Dallas’ Central Market project will add hundreds of residential units Developers are ditching office and hotel buildings in favor of more multifamily construction. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/04/05/uptown-dallas-central-market-project-will-add-hundreds-of-residential...
by Tnexster
05 Apr 2021 12:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 225
Views: 141160

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)

So in a city like Chicago or Seattle, how long would it take a tower like this to sell out? I am assuming it's much less than nearly six years. But maybe I am wrong.
by Tnexster
05 Apr 2021 10:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 161
Views: 84889

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

I have never been in there, are those donuts any good?
by Tnexster
29 Mar 2021 13:59
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: McKinney: General Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 9392

Re: McKinney: General Thread

RELOCATION STATION: 73 corporate prospects are eyeing McKinney, city official says https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/03/27/relocation-station-mckinney.html?cx_testId=40&cx_testVariant=cx_7&cx_artPos=7#cxrecs_s I wonder how many of those prospects are from Dallas, Richardson, Plan...
by Tnexster
29 Mar 2021 11:33
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 530
Views: 253895

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Yep. Plus they're constantly being rated as one of the best places to live. The way things are going i wouldn't be surprised if Austin surpassed Dallas in population sooner rather than later. Austin: 950,000 Dallas: 1,330,000 Seems unlikely given how far ahead Dallas already is. I don't know what t...
by Tnexster
29 Mar 2021 09:28
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: McKinney: General Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 9392

Re: McKinney: General Thread

RELOCATION STATION: 73 corporate prospects are eyeing McKinney, city official says

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... 7#cxrecs_s
by Tnexster
23 Mar 2021 15:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 530
Views: 253895

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Crescent Real Estate’s John Goff is getting ready for a post-COVID boom Goff’s commercial property is doing big deals to get ready for a surge of relocations to Texas. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/03/23/crescent-real-estates-john-goff-is-getting-ready-for-a-post-covid-boom/ ...
by Tnexster
23 Mar 2021 13:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 521
Views: 295881

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

eburress wrote:It looked like there was a crane up over the weekend.


Great, thanks!
by Tnexster
23 Mar 2021 12:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 521
Views: 295881

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Did the crane ever go up?
by Tnexster
23 Mar 2021 12:17
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: The Star
Replies: 42
Views: 27812

Re: Frisco: The Star

Although technically not in The Star it is near The Star so am placing this here. Two-tower development set for Frisco tollway site Dallas developer Cawley Partners pitches high-profile office project near Dallas Cowboys’ Star. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/03/22/two-tower-dev...
by Tnexster
23 Mar 2021 10:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 856
Views: 414081

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

It looks like the Westdale (think its Westdale) project across from the Epic on Elm started back up. Looking forward to the progress of this project. What’s that project supposed to be? I think they are referring to "Good E": https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/12/16/deep...
by Tnexster
21 Mar 2021 12:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 181
Views: 78376

Re: The Link at Uptown

Can you imagine having to drive up 12 floors to park?
by Tnexster
19 Mar 2021 10:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle
Replies: 42
Views: 18405

Re: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle

The Ginger Man beer bar has been bulldozed in Uptown Dallas
It will be developed as part of the renovation to the Quadrangle across the street.

https://www.dallasnews.com/food/restaur ... wn-dallas/
by Tnexster
15 Mar 2021 09:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 250
Views: 112974

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

I’m just excited for that big junky metal sign to get torn down on the corner. Why that old Doran Chevrolet sign remained standing has always been a mystery, but I'll be glad to see it sent to the junk yard. It's been an eyesore for years. I used to work in the office tower on the corner across fro...
by Tnexster
11 Mar 2021 15:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 250
Views: 112974

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

That is really awful.
by Tnexster
10 Mar 2021 14:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 342
Views: 179103

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Apartment developer, retail brokerage join The Central in Dallas https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/03/10/streetlights-residential.html Dallas-based StreetLights Residential has joined the project and will be developing its first high-rise apartment complex. The 18-story high-rise will in...
by Tnexster
09 Mar 2021 15:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: El Centro relocation
Replies: 12
Views: 6937

Re: El Centro relocation

Any updates on this? Is there still consensus that this will most likely be in the NewPark development? Good question, in the Newpark video they keep referencing an educational component and the Dallas College Culinary School is clearly shown on the ground level of the first 38 story tower. So it l...
by Tnexster
09 Mar 2021 10:42
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 437
Views: 232958

Re: DFW Economy

Jobs coming back from overseas create big opportunity for Dallas real estate — here's how https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/03/09/reshoring-dallas.html In the U.S. specifically, the cost structure, location and tax environments of certain states, such as Texas, will likely attract the mo...
by Tnexster
05 Mar 2021 11:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific
Replies: 52
Views: 12734

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific

undefinedprocess wrote:Also, shameless plug to both of you (Tnexster & Tivo_Kenevil), are y'all in the DFWU Discord yet? If not, you need to join.


I have not, yet.
by Tnexster
05 Mar 2021 10:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific
Replies: 52
Views: 12734

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific

I wish Dallas would go big in downtown with something not unlike Wilshire Grand in LA. Be great fun to have the tallest tower in Texas sitting downtown.
by Tnexster
05 Mar 2021 10:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 367
Views: 183180

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

eq10.JPG eq9.JPG Both towers are sitting on what are currently empty lots. If thats 300 Pearl on the 2nd picture, then the other two towers are maybe 50 stories tall? :shock: Woulda been great if they had the rest of downtown in their model to get a good grasp on the big impact these builds could h...
by Tnexster
05 Mar 2021 09:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 95
Views: 30150

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

undefinedprocess wrote:Anyone have some info on this? We're nearing the end of Q1 2021, and haven't heard anything for awhile so... This thing scrapped, or do y'all still have faith?


Still possible, we are about to bust out of this pandemic.
by Tnexster
05 Mar 2021 09:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 222
Views: 144898

Re: Museum Tower

Tucy wrote:February 2021

One sold.

113 sold in 8 years, 3 months. (1.14 per month) SOLD OUT
Rolling 12-month sales: 3 (.25 per month)


Yay! Finally!
by Tnexster
04 Mar 2021 11:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 69
Views: 16273

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)

So with this one we will have 3 (almost-30 floor) office towers in the pipeline.
by Tnexster
04 Mar 2021 09:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 69
Views: 16273

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)

Construction starts on 27-story high-rise north of downtown Dallas
Law firm Haynes and Boone is the lead tenant in the office tower near the Dallas North Tollway.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... wn-dallas/
by Tnexster
03 Mar 2021 13:52
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon
Replies: 39
Views: 21780

Re: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon

DMN Story..... https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/03/03/huge-hyatt-resort-planned-on-lake-ray-hubbard-at-sapphire-bay-lagoon/ Hotel on the left side. https://dmn-dallas-news-prod.cdn.arcpublishing.com/resizer/oU6n2vRl2idxLloe_iMha4Zl-9w=/1660x934/smart/filters:no_upscale()/cloudfro...
by Tnexster
03 Mar 2021 11:28
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon
Replies: 39
Views: 21780

Re: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon

undefinedprocess wrote:So do y'al think that Hyatt joining the project means this is less of a pipe dream, or actually makes it less of one?


Let's see if they actually break ground this year as planned. Although I do feel like this stands a better chance now than before.

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