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by Cord1936
19 Nov 2019 18:34
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 281
Views: 87365

Re: DFW Economy

https://s24806.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Screen-Shot-2019-11-19-at-11.45.43-AM.png We Compute: Dallas-Fort Worth’s Data Center Market Shows No Sign of Slowing Down The wholesale colocation market in the region is as competitive as its ever been, ranking among the nation’s top three data ce...
by Cord1936
18 Nov 2019 20:59
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 55
Views: 21996

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49088047211_ede5b078eb_o.jpg The Downtown Dallas urban core as seen from the north Dallas Design District, from Irving Boulevard several blocks north of Wycliff Avenue, 11-18-19 by skys the limit2 , on Flickr Even though the vast majority of new towers over the l...
by Cord1936
01 Nov 2019 15:59
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-30 South & East Dallas reconstruction
Replies: 112
Views: 30859

Re: I-30 South & East Dallas reconstruction

Another article on the topic ... http://res.cloudinary.com/culturemap-com/image/upload/ar_4:3,c_fill,g_faces:center,w_1200/v1551990318/photos/7114_original.jpg TxDOT previews plan to double the size of I-30 in downtown Dallas By Micah Moore, Dallas CultureMap, Oct 31, 2019, 9:09 am Article: http://d...
by Cord1936
05 Oct 2019 17:35
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 79
Views: 25897

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

This makes for some interesting reading on legal maneuverings that had been going on concerning Love Field and the 12 state-of-the-art gates demolished in the wake of the Wright Amendment Reform Act of 2006 (restricting Love Field to no more than 20 gates, thus these 12 were leveled to the ground to...
by Cord1936
05 Oct 2019 15:22
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 198
Views: 50981

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

Downtown Dallas Ready for ‘Refuge of Shade’ In Soon-To-Open Pacific Plaza https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2019/10/downtown-dallas-ready-for-refuge-of-shade-in-soon-to-open-pacific-plaza/ https://assets.dmagstatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/pacific-plaza-1024x683.png Courtesy of David Wood...
by Cord1936
05 Oct 2019 14:59
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 281
Views: 87365

Re: DFW Economy

Proud and impressive, Fort Worth seems reluctant to accept this role since it's not directly competing against Dallas, ... ^^^^^^^ bed·room com·mu·ni·ty noun NORTH AMERICAN "a residential suburb inhabited largely by people who commute to a nearby city for work" There's been a series of ar...
by Cord1936
04 Oct 2019 17:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 47
Views: 8699

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Rast-Before-After.jpg Image courtesy of candysdirt.com I for one am really getting sick and tired of buildings that are being bastardized by "committees" ... first was the Oak Lawn tower at Lemmon and Oak Lawn, now this one. What is wrong ...
by Cord1936
04 Oct 2019 13:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 682
Views: 268716

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

Great picture. thanks for posting. I'm guessing that this is from the Sylvan ave overpass?? Such a great photo spot. ^^^^^^^ Thanks! Yes, that pic is from the Sylvan Ave bridge ... that spot is one of the best views of the sprawling city center of the Downtown Dallas corridor ... it is impossible t...
by Cord1936
04 Oct 2019 11:28
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 281
Views: 87365

Re: DFW Economy

While Ft. Worth and Tarrant County have grown steadily in population over the years, from a jobs perspective Tarrant County is essentially another suburb of Dallas. The job growth in Dallas-Plano-Irving Metro is huge in comparison to Ft. Worth-Arlington Metro ... the job growth gap has been getting ...
by Cord1936
04 Oct 2019 09:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 384
Views: 104175

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Another California company moving its HDQ to the Dallas area! Since Toyota's departure from California the pace of exodus to the Dallas metro has definitely quickened to a near steady stream. ----------------------------------------- Chick-fil-A and Starbucks Distributor to Move California Headquart...
by Cord1936
26 Sep 2019 12:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 682
Views: 268716

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

Wow, i didn't think it was possible that they have actually improved the view of Fountain Place. ^^^^^^^ It does make Fountain Place look better ... in fact from this particular perspective it looks like Fountain Place's little brother with its sharp angular point. https://live.staticflickr.com/655...
by Cord1936
25 Sep 2019 23:50
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 55
Views: 21996

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796589548_20e13e8e43_o.jpg Downtown Dallas, 09-25-19 by skys the limit2 , on Flickr AMLI Fountain Place Residential Tower's sharp angular crown can be clearly seen reaching skyward ... click on above image to enlarge, then click again in Flickr to see original ...
by Cord1936
25 Sep 2019 23:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 682
Views: 268716

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

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48797071817_230743c371_o.jpg AMLI Fountain Place Residential Tower under construction, 09-25-19 by skys the limit2 , on Flickr AMLI Fountain Place Residential Tower's sharp angular crown can be clearly seen reaching skyward ... click on above image to enlarge, th...
by Cord1936
25 Sep 2019 23:02
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 214
Views: 68029

Re: DFW Airport

To really grow the international business and increase domestic competition, find a way to build a SkyTeam hub. If North Texas will be bigger than Chicago before the end of the decade, the big airport needs to operate as a dual hub. ^^^^^^^ Totally agree ... Here is another interesting article tout...
by Cord1936
25 Sep 2019 22:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 113
Views: 37237

Re: Downtown Progress

Economic development campaign video just released by Downtown Dallas Inc.: https://youtu.be/pvphLk7OWic Article in D Magazine referencing video's release: https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2019/09/are-you-ready-to-run-through-a-brick-wall-to-sign-a-lease-in-downtown-dallas/
by Cord1936
24 Sep 2019 18:33
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: D Magazine New Urbanism Issue
Replies: 38
Views: 9966

Re: D Magazine New Urbanism Issue

https://assets.dmagstatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Screen-Shot-2019-09-24-at-12.16.50-PM-1024x659.png URBANISM A New Study on Car-Free Living Says It’s Hard to Go Carless in Dallas We aren’t great at public transit or bike paths or sidewalks, and we love to drive. By Shawn Shinneman, D Magazi...
by Cord1936
24 Sep 2019 18:13
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 214
Views: 68029

Re: DFW Airport

https://assets.dmagstatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/sean-donohue-ceo-dfw-international-airport-1024x683.jpg DFW International Airport CEO Sean Donohue says the new terminal could open as early as 2025. Image courtesy of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport DFW Airport Grows Internationally ...
by Cord1936
16 Sep 2019 22:15
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 384
Views: 104175

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: 48295

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: 198
Views: 50981

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: 198
Views: 50981

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: 221
Views: 86909

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 384
Views: 104175

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: 14762

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: 682
Views: 268716

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: 364
Views: 121853

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 11086

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: 474
Views: 127578

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 57294

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: 462
Views: 147387

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: 281
Views: 87365

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: 196
Views: 82847

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: 436
Views: 151072

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: 2687

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: 2687

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: 2687

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: 2687

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: 46
Views: 16961

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: 384
Views: 104175

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: 682
Views: 268716

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...

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