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by Tnexster
08 Jun 2021 10:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 612
Views: 311567

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

So definitely some new scaffolding going up about where that overhang would be.
by Tnexster
08 Jun 2021 10:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 369
Views: 189094

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Nice to have something besides that ugly glass box to look at on that side of the freeway. Few more towers and it might be almost unnoticeable.
by Tnexster
07 Jun 2021 12:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 406
Views: 203480

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Didn't know they closed that location. It was a busy location.
by Tnexster
03 Jun 2021 11:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 160
Views: 94167

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Apartments coming to Ross & Garrett, plus changes to St. Matthew's Cathedral. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/06/03/new-apartments-will-join-historic-east-dallas-cathedral/ Highlights: • Trammell Crow apartment project with 384 units spread over 2 buildings, Alexan Cathedra...
by Tnexster
02 Jun 2021 14:49
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 1185
Views: 595513

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

CHRISTUS Health breaks ground on future Las Colinas headquarters https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/06/02/christus-health-las-colinas-headquarters.html On Thursday morning, CHRISTUS Health will break ground on its new build-to-suit headquarters in Las Colinas. The 15-story, 456,000-square...
by Tnexster
29 May 2021 12:17
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Fields Ranch development
Replies: 19
Views: 13761

Re: Frisco: Fields Ranch development

1M-SF office campus? Developer of The Link in Frisco discusses corporate activity, planned amenities of $1 billion project https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/05/29/link-frisco-stillwater-capital.html Next year could be a particularly exciting one for Frisco. The delivery of PGA of America...
by Tnexster
27 May 2021 10:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 230
Views: 124035

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Uptown Dallas’ Central Market development plans approved by city council McKinney Avenue project will include popular grocer and 800 apartments. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2021/05/27/uptown-dallas-central-market-development-plans-okayed-by-city-council/ Dallas’ city council on ...
by Tnexster
27 May 2021 09:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 109
Views: 32564

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Anyone know how tall it will be? Per one of the flyers on their website, "this instantly timeless structure stretches skyward to a majestic 450 feet." Does anyone think it's a coincidence this new rendering came out just days after Hillwood Urban's new rendering? Chasing the same target t...
by Tnexster
26 May 2021 11:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 109
Views: 32564

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

It's KDC so I have more faith this will happen than some of the others. Hopefully they get this out of the ground before some of the others start. I still like this one and the placement at the park is great.
by Tnexster
26 May 2021 08:58
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 44
Views: 19369

Re: Lowest Stemmons Project

IF they have a fix planned you can bet it's not going to happen anytime soon. For myself, I will likely avoid the Oak Lawn ramp for a long while. Easier to get on the tollway and exit at Lemmon.
by Tnexster
25 May 2021 13:33
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 44
Views: 19369

Re: Lowest Stemmons Project

Had a chance to use this new ramp yesterday. If you are coming from south of Woodall this is a huge improvement and gets you off Stemmons and away from that seemingly endless backup before the old tollway exit. However, I couldn't help but notice a new choke point at the Oak Lawn exit. Feel bad for ...
by Tnexster
24 May 2021 10:49
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 121
Views: 60239

Re: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

The Margaret McDermott Bridge Will Finally Open to Pedestrians Next Month It's four years late and $7 million over budget, but you can soon walk or bike over the Trinity River along the Margaret McDermott Bridge. https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2021/05/the-margaret-mcdermott-bridge-will-final...
by Tnexster
21 May 2021 12:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 390
Views: 157445

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

Maybe this tower will end up looking better than the rendering. Another point about this buildings that its right across the street from the collage of towers proposed on that vacant lot with the DART line. Seems like that collection of high rises will steal some of the thunder from Hillwood being t...
by Tnexster
21 May 2021 10:38
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 453
Views: 257362

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Water garden project sounded really nice, wish that would proceed either way.
by Tnexster
20 May 2021 16:35
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 44
Views: 19369

Re: Lowest Stemmons Project

^Good to know, thanks for the heads up!
by Tnexster
19 May 2021 14:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 881
Views: 427660

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Can anyone post any updated renderings of the Epic 2? It looks like they may have modified the building. There seems to be a cut out at the top. I see what you are saying, good question. Maybe they took the air taxi landing off the top since that seems less likely now. Or, maybe it's just incomplet...
by Tnexster
18 May 2021 14:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 390
Views: 157445

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

Add 10 floors of residential and call it mixed use. Hillwood just doesn't ever go there.
by Tnexster
18 May 2021 13:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 390
Views: 157445

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

50% preleased? Large out-of-state companies are driving demand for new downtown tower https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2021/05/17/field-street-tower-hillwood-urban.html "We’ve gotten to the point where there are a number of potential tenants we've been speaking with. These images have b...
by Tnexster
14 May 2021 16:29
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 554
Views: 264400

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: 390
Views: 157445

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: 40701

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: 864
Views: 437565

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 District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 85
Views: 18964

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: 169
Views: 88677

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: 169
Views: 88677

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: 20332

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: 26
Views: 11257

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: 612
Views: 311567

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: 26
Views: 11257

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: 21970

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: 2765

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: 127
Views: 53594

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: 169
Views: 88677

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: 227
Views: 98279

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: 287466

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: 33043

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: 5948

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: 10982

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: 659
Views: 362082

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: 169
Views: 88677

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: 554
Views: 264400

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: 230
Views: 124035

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: 226
Views: 144961

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: 169
Views: 88677

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: 24
Views: 10157

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: 554
Views: 264400

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: 24
Views: 10157

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: 554
Views: 264400

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: 302720

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: 302720

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Did the crane ever go up?

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