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by Cord1936
16 Sep 2019 22:15
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 355
Views: 87457

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Sherwin-Williams is Searching for a New Global HQ and R&D Location. Dallas-Fort Worth Might be a Contender By Lance Murray, Dallas Innovates, Sep. 16, 2019 Cleveland-based paint giant Sherwin-Williams has confirmed it is looking for a place to put a new headquarters and a research-and-developme...
by Cord1936
14 Sep 2019 16:01
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 187
Views: 42733

Re: I-345

https://assets.dmagstatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Screen-Shot-2019-09-13-at-5.30.20-PM.png Michael Morris: Soccer Fields Under I-345 Will Help Bring the World Cup to Dallas by Tim Rogers, D Magazine, September 13, 2019 Yesterday at a meeting of the Regional Transportation Council, something ...
by Cord1936
14 Sep 2019 15:17
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 163
Views: 40642

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

https://live.staticflickr.com/4145/5002139931_5227258b6a_o.jpg 1900 Pacific (overlooking Pacific Park Plaza), 700 ft, 57 story residential tower proposal Pacific Park Plaza has really had its fair share of significant skyscraper proposals in the past. It bodes well for potential future major develo...
by Cord1936
13 Sep 2019 23:01
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 163
Views: 40642

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

https://live.staticflickr.com/712/20499557933_19f4023030_o.jpg Pacific Plaza proposal, 70 story and 60 story residential towers Wish these two would have come to fruition overlooking Pacific Plaza Park ... with the park's completion it may still spur something significant in the future. These would...
by Cord1936
13 Sep 2019 22:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 196
Views: 71104

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Hall Arts Residences Tower is getting closer to completion and makes a striking addition to the skyline. https://dallasmetropolis.com/dfwu/download/file.php?id=1953&t=1 It is striking ... wish it were double its height though! At twice its height it would really be striking on the skyline. But ...
by Cord1936
13 Sep 2019 22:38
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

DFW Needs To Build 19,000 Apartments Annually To Keep Up With Demand By Kerri Panchuk, Dallas BisNow, September 11, 2019 Apartments are a huge part of the Dallas-Fort Worth economy, responsible for billions of dollars and tens of thousands of jobs a year, and yet there are not nearly enough of them...
by Cord1936
10 Sep 2019 11:22
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 355
Views: 87457

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Bluebeam, Inc. Leases 20K SF in Uptown to Establish A Regional Office in Dallas By Cushman Wakefield, 09-04-19 Bluebeam Inc., a leading construction software company, is expanding into North Texas by establishing a regional office in Uptown Dallas. The company is leasing 20,472 square feet (sf) in ...
by Cord1936
10 Sep 2019 11:04
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW in the Media
Replies: 33
Views: 13360

Re: DFW in the Media

https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/246353-P3J50J-959.jpg So Many People Are Moving to Dallas That HGTV is Making a Show About It by Candy's Dirt, 09-09-19 The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area is adding about 360 new residents a day, which is putting some serious pressure on the re...
by Cord1936
06 Sep 2019 13:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 648
Views: 230097

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

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48689775362_8c9ecebeb0_o.jpg AMLI Fountain Place residential tower, 09-04-19 by skys the limit2 , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48689297668_e0b25d2ab7_o.jpg AMLI Fountain Place residential tower, 09-04-19 by skys the limit2 , on Flickr
by Cord1936
06 Sep 2019 13:38
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 345
Views: 101467

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

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by Cord1936
31 Aug 2019 00:00
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

Council approves $5.7 million in incentives to bring Kroger online grocery warehouse to Dallas By David Goins, WFAA.com, Aug. 28, 2019 DALLAS — Kroger sees Dallas as a key piece in its long-range strategy for online grocery delivery. That vision took a step forward Wednesday with the Dallas City Co...
by Cord1936
27 Aug 2019 18:33
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

Dallas-Plano-Irving leads the state in job growth year-over-year Texas A&M Real Estate Center, August 23, 2019 Quote: All Texas metro areas except Victoria had more jobs. Dallas-Plano-Irving ranked first in job creation followed by Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Ode...
by Cord1936
14 Aug 2019 23:12
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48382458621_b5e71babaa_k.jpg Image courtesy of Roman Reyna on Flickr DFW Tops Nation in Apartment Construction New report shows the DFW Metroplex way ahead of country's second hottest market, Washington, D.C. By Ben Russell, NBC5, Published Aug 14, 2019 at 5:58 A...
by Cord1936
14 Aug 2019 23:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell
Replies: 36
Views: 8205

Re: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell

All snark aside, converting the tower to mixed-use makes more sense before building new construction around the site, and having InterContinental in the urban core is a huge win. Very cool. I was hoping Fountain Place would do this with residential or hotel, and now that it has a residential tower ...
by Cord1936
14 Aug 2019 22:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95998

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/652*367/New_Lawsuit_Filed_Against_Uber.jpg Uber Acquires Dallas Office Space for Up to 3,000 Jobs: Sources By Ken Kalthoff, NBC5 News, Published 6 hours ago | Updated 12 minutes ago Uber has acquired office space in a new Deep Ellum development with plans to bring a ...
by Cord1936
14 Jul 2019 15:00
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

Didn't know exactly where to put this ... so placed it here. When clicking on the image it takes you to the original image on Flickr ... When hovering cursor over different areas on the original image it reveals where the most visited spots are in Dallas including the Galleria, Northpark, SMU/Knox-H...
by Cord1936
03 Jul 2019 20:40
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

https://9d41bboy87-flywheel.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/union-dallas2.jpg Who Said Retail Is A Bust? It’s Actually Booming In DFW, Reports Say July 2, 2019 Kerri Panchuk, Bisnow Dallas Construction related to retail in DFW rose 18% for the quarter with 2.6M SF of retail space under de...
by Cord1936
19 Jun 2019 12:39
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

Dallas moves up 2 spots in latest tech survey: ----------------------------------------------- https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47673625352_e2c9dad652_h.jpg Dallas Skyline w Flooded Trinity by Joseph Haubert , on Flickr Dallas among top places for IT pros when they’re looking to put down roots, s...
by Cord1936
07 Jun 2019 18:18
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

As long as the area continues to add jobs at this level of robust activity, economic growth across most categories will continue ... ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DFW Will Add Jobs in 2019, Analysts Predict Dallas-Fort Worth is e...
by Cord1936
07 Jun 2019 18:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 52869

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

https://cdn.bisnow.net/fit?height=489&type=jpeg&url=https%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fcdn.bisnow.net%2Fcontent%2Fimages%2F2019%2F05%2F5cf135ce742d8-lbj.jpeg&width=717&sign=ODEAkr4_2jNP0qv7paUg4IWSXl0lG6TmSjSed_IRyUg LBJ Freeway Project To Relieve Dallas Congestion Gets Fluor, Balfour...
by Cord1936
05 Jun 2019 15:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 429
Views: 115364

Re: Oak Lawn

https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Esquire-Exterior-1.jpg https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Esquire-Exterior-2.jpg https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Esquire-Exterior-3.jpg Quote from article: StreetLights went back to the movie theater’s archive (house...
by Cord1936
23 May 2019 17:28
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

The Dallas area is not slowing down and continues to lead the State with its red hot growth. Dallas led Texas in the number of new jobs in the first quarter of 2019 with 27,900 new jobs ... with the largest first quarter gain in the TAMU series history of conducting these reports (since 1990)! -----...
by Cord1936
23 May 2019 17:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 195
Views: 72485

Re: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)

Uptown Dallas' Union project lands Koch Industries, other tenants and is almost fully leased https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/05/23/uptown-dallas-new-union-office-project-lands-new-tenants-almost-fully-leased ^^^^^^^ INCREDIBLE! This project just opened and it is already over 90...
by Cord1936
23 May 2019 16:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 410
Views: 129451

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I've been watching the garage get built from above for roughly the past year and a half. Here's what it looks like on top. https://i.imgur.com/3sKj6iE.jpg ^^^^^^^ Welcome to the Forum with your first ever post! Cool pic ... correct me if I'm wrong but from all appearances the structure is clearly r...
by Cord1936
04 May 2019 12:33
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine
Replies: 12
Views: 1879

Re: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine

The article below evidently helps clarify who are the "put Dallas first" mayoral candidates ... unfortunately it is behind a pay wall and I can't read the whole thing. I saw in another article (from the Ft. Worth Startlegram) that Scott Grigg's was making very pro-Dallas statements at that...
by Cord1936
03 May 2019 21:27
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine
Replies: 12
Views: 1879

Re: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine

Dallas needs to take a page out of Frisco's playbook, which is to not giving a flying f**k about "regionalism." I mean, seriously. You have losers like Rawlings trying to play nice with his "Mayor of DFW, good for the region" nonsense. Meanwhile, leaders in Frisco are laughing t...
by Cord1936
03 May 2019 13:09
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine
Replies: 12
Views: 1879

Re: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine

I hate when cities subsidize sports stadiums; it's been studied so many times.. it's a net loss for cities. Hard pass. Also if you're going to subsidize a stadium; make sure it's not for baseball. A sport that is dying before our very own eyes; it has had lowering attendance for many years now.. ht...
by Cord1936
03 May 2019 10:22
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine
Replies: 12
Views: 1879

Re: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine

Great article in D Magazine that hits the mark concerning the embracing of "regionalism" versus sustainable growth. The article states there are certain mayoral candidates for Dallas mayor that do not believe in the regionalism approach and instead want to promote Dallas ahead of the "...
by Cord1936
27 Apr 2019 12:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Cabana Hotel
Replies: 45
Views: 12537

Re: Design District: Cabana Hotel

This zoning exhibit currently going through the City Plan Commission gives a sense of what this tower's approximate height and proportions might be: https://dallascityhall.com/government/meetings/DCH%20Documents/plan-commission/05-02-19-plans/Z178-314_Tower%20Orientation%20Exhibit%20_11_7_2018.pdf ...
by Cord1936
24 Apr 2019 19:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 355
Views: 87457

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

1,300 new jobs coming to Allstate's facility in Irving ... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Governor Abbott Announces Expansion of Allstate Facility in Irving April 23, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Press Release https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-ab...
by Cord1936
20 Apr 2019 22:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 648
Views: 230097

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

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40689106503_5c33639972_o.jpg AMLI Fountain Place, under construction, Downtown Dallas Drive by photo of AMLI Fountain Place under construction taken while whizzing past it on Woodall Rodgers Freeway earlier this week. AMLI's sharp angular top has yet to present i...
by Cord1936
18 Apr 2019 18:40
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 105
Views: 27576

Re: New Census Population Estimates

Interesting discussion. Here are the 2010-2018 growth numbers for DFW and Houston metro areas by county, along with their respective square mileage: DFW : Tarrant: 267,424 (902 square miles) Dallas: 265,442 (909 square miles) Tarrant + Dallas = 532,866 (1,811 sq mi) Collin: 216,715 (886 square mile...
by Cord1936
18 Apr 2019 14:54
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 105
Views: 27576

Re: New Census Population Estimates

^^^^^^^ Probably a better way of looking at the county and population growth comparisons is to lump Dallas County (909 square miles) and Collin County (886 square miles) together ... rather than Dallas and Tarrant. Reason being: the Dallas Metro is separate and apart from the Tarrant Metro ... and C...
by Cord1936
18 Apr 2019 14:25
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 105
Views: 27576

Re: New Census Population Estimates

DFW has a great growth rate, but unlike LA county or Harris County in Houston, it's almost evenly split between Dallas (+275K), Tarrant (+275k), Collin (+250k) and what I'm calling 'other-Denton,etc' (+300k). Great comparison ... but I think if you look at square mile size of the respective countie...
by Cord1936
18 Apr 2019 14:07
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 163
Views: 40642

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

Aerial of Pacific Plaza Park showing progress over the last year ... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47638285521_aeed482362_o.jpg Pacific Plaza Park, 04-18-19 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40671728643_453a3ca94b_o.jpg Pacific Plaza Park, 04-18-18 Images courtesy of Instagram post by Pacifi...
by Cord1936
05 Apr 2019 18:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 259790

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

https://cdn.geekwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/20160804_Amazon_Prime_Air_211-630x421.jpg Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president of worldwide operations, shows off the company’s first branded airplane. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Exclusive: Amazon moving thousands of employees out of Se...
by Cord1936
05 Apr 2019 18:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 259790

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Hadn't seen this until now but it was announced late Feb 2019. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ https://cdn.geekwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/flier-630x401.jpg Amazon backs out of massive Seattle office tower as questions sw...
by Cord1936
30 Mar 2019 13:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 156
Views: 58913

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

https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Bleu-Ciel.jpg https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7917/32558745357_79826d2fc4_o.jpg View of greater Downtown Dallas from pool area at Bleu Ciel, 03-30-19 Plano Empty Nesters’ Journey to Bleu Ciel by Shelby Skrhak, Candy's Dirt, 03-30-19 They say the beau...
by Cord1936
26 Mar 2019 22:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 259790

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

No wonder Amazon is establishing a second major HDQ somewhere else (and growing their presence substantially in yet other major existing technology centers around the nation, like Dallas) rather than substantially growing their existing Seattle HDQ. It is shocking when one understands the level of f...
by Cord1936
24 Mar 2019 14:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 98
Views: 23214

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

I think it may be time to start discussing a deck park for the SMU/Mockingbird station area. It seems like an ideal way to connect those two together. ^^^^^^^ Brilliant idea! That would in fact solve many pedestrian issues related to getting over Central ... and it would set off a boom of highrise ...
by Cord1936
24 Mar 2019 13:47
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

Surprising to see Houston on this list as # 9 out of the top 20 metros in the nation that people who currently live there are wanting to flee. It's in contrast to Houston appearing as # 7 on 2018's top 15 moving destinations. But this report is of a differing viewpoint - of the people who already li...
by Cord1936
23 Mar 2019 16:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 98
Views: 23214

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7883/32509356197_c53045d44f_o.jpg 27 story residential tower to be built next to The Highland Hotel & Residences located at Mockingbird & Central Expressway, Dallas Toll Brothers is building a 27 story residential tower next to The Highland Hotel & Residen...
by Cord1936
22 Mar 2019 19:18
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 49
Views: 18124

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7922/47444832241_93f78eb56e_o.jpg Downtown Dallas from roof top terrace of 1905 Malone Cliff View What an incredible view from the roof top terrace of this stunning contemporary home for sale located at 1905 Malone Cliff View, nestled above the historic Belmont Hotel ...
by Cord1936
21 Mar 2019 22:44
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/53d53c64e4b076e5e3fd36fe/t/5c00052d1ae6cf8174b0b3ec/1543505213500/2018-moving-trends-map_r5.png?format=1500w Here’s Where Americans Moved to in 2018 Updater.com, December 17, 2018 Updater’s moving destinations report is based on aggregated moving trends determ...
by Cord1936
20 Mar 2019 10:40
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

While this article, from Bisnow Los Angeles, highlights LA as being the #1 market in all of the Americas for real estate investment it mentions the remainder of the top five. DFW is the # 2 market: "The Dallas-Fort Worth area, Washington, D.C., San Francisco/Northern California and Seattle roun...
by Cord1936
08 Mar 2019 19:22
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 49
Views: 18124

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7820/47270068882_9fd838a533_o.jpg Downtown Dallas with CityPlace skyline in foreground, 11-27-18 With the cluster of towers having been built over the last few years surrounding the 42 story 560 foot tall CityPlace tower, it has created its own "skyline" at ...
by Cord1936
07 Mar 2019 19:50
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 244
Views: 71711

Re: DFW Economy

https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1551903607-hotelchart.jpg?auto=format&q=50&or=0&w=800 DFW MSA tops Texas MSA's for Hotel Revenue Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, 03-06-19 Dallas-Fort Worth led the state in hotel revenue in 2018. ... DFW hotels took in revenue of almost $3.3 billion last y...

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