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by Tnexster
23 Jan 2018 22:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 94
Views: 8598

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Redblock wrote:Village Burger Bar at Mckinney and St. Paul opened for business today. Parking is allowed in the building garage or you can take the trolley.


Didn't know that was going to happen, good news. I can walk there from work.
by Tnexster
23 Jan 2018 17:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel
Replies: 57
Views: 7608

Re: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel

That is a vast improvement!
by Tnexster
22 Jan 2018 20:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 240
Views: 23484

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Bishop Arts project with 246 apartments planned in Oak Cliff https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/01/22/bishop-arts-development-getting-closer-oak-cliff Developers are moving closer to starting a major mixed-use project in Oak Cliff's popular Bishop Arts District. Dallas-based Exxir...
by Tnexster
22 Jan 2018 20:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 104
Views: 13929

Re: Victory Park 3.0

^It was all over the news almost as soon as the announcement was made, they said they already have a significant presence in Texas and would not be looking for another location in the state.
by Tnexster
19 Jan 2018 18:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 42
Views: 6467

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)

Looks like the garage has topped out?
by Tnexster
19 Jan 2018 18:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 168
Views: 25614

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

Anyone know what's up with that parking garage? Why is it taking them so long to finish it? The only thing I can think of is that they are going to wait until they start placing glass on the tower before they put glass on the garage too, I have noticed that they have equipment and construction offi...
by Tnexster
16 Jan 2018 20:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 104
Views: 13929

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I'm confused about the exact location of this proposed tower.
by Tnexster
16 Jan 2018 20:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)
Replies: 23
Views: 4086

Re: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:This apartment tower looks like a corporate office building built somewhere off a toll-road. Uninspiring.


The Ascent was that way too but turned out pretty nice. Let's see what this looks like when it gets finished.
by Tnexster
15 Jan 2018 20:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)
Replies: 23
Views: 4086

Re: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)

High-rise under construction near Dallas' Knox Street https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/01/15/high-rise-construction-near-dallas-knox-street Construction has started on the next Dallas apartment high-rise - this one near Knox Street. Developer Southern Land Co. is building its 20...
by Tnexster
12 Jan 2018 17:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 79
Views: 5645

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

lakewoodhobo wrote:My favorite typo is DALLLAS on a plaque at Pioneer Plaza.


They couldn't fix that?
by Tnexster
09 Jan 2018 19:08
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 129
Views: 10972

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Actually I like the idea of a smaller relocation over something like 50,000. It's much easier to absorb something in the 5,000 range.
by Tnexster
08 Jan 2018 20:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (28 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 88
Views: 13814

Re: The Christopher @The Union (28 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)

They raised the crane on the residential portion today, so three of them are up pretty high right now.
by Tnexster
04 Jan 2018 18:44
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 129
Views: 10972

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I love these small relocations, they are easy to squeeze into existing office space and they usually grow once they they get here.
by Tnexster
03 Jan 2018 19:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 140
Views: 14543

Re: Oak Lawn

Are there any signs that could happen?
by Tnexster
03 Jan 2018 19:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~460 FT / 42 ST)
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~460 FT / 42 ST)

We still have 400 people a day moving into the region, unless that stops flowing I don't see a slowdown and that number has actually increased this year.
by Tnexster
02 Jan 2018 20:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DISD Administration Building
Replies: 16
Views: 817

Re: DISD Administration Building

Ross needs a streetcar line running into downtown.
by Tnexster
27 Dec 2017 20:18
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 108
Views: 11496

Re: DFW Economy

D-FW's office market is heading into 2018 on a high note

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/comm ... -high-note
by Tnexster
27 Dec 2017 18:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 13
Views: 913

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

One reason Fort Worth's lagging Dallas: Billions invested with public transit https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2017/12/22/one-reason-fort-worths-lagging-dallas-billions-invested-public-transit “Fort Worth has fallen behind its competition,” the report said. “The threats facing the city...
by Tnexster
27 Dec 2017 17:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 168
Views: 25614

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

AMLI started going vertical, first columns got formed today, looks like a ramp going up into the future garage.
by Tnexster
22 Dec 2017 18:03
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 108
Views: 11496

Re: DFW Economy

by Tnexster
21 Dec 2017 22:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 65
Views: 7686

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Wow, that looks bright!
by Tnexster
17 Dec 2017 21:00
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 192
Views: 16376

Re: Legacy West

How are the residential towers in Legacy area coming along? I believe there are three under construction, two in Legacy west and one on the east side of the tollway.
by Tnexster
17 Dec 2017 20:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Case Building (~197 FT / 18 ST)
Replies: 40
Views: 4870

Re: Deep Ellum: Case Building (~197 FT / 18 ST)

I like the way this building looks inside and out.
by Tnexster
16 Dec 2017 18:20
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 191
Views: 15884

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Feds pick preferred route for Dallas-to-Houston bullet train

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/transpo ... llet-train
by Tnexster
16 Dec 2017 18:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 27114

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

This week in Amazon-o-mania: Red state? Blue state? Which will be HQ2 state?

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/ama ... -hq2-state
by Tnexster
16 Dec 2017 18:00
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 191
Views: 15884

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

MAJOR MILESTONE: Texas Bullet Train moves ahead with Federal Draft Environmental Impact Statement

https://www.texascentral.com/2017/12/15 ... statement/
by Tnexster
14 Dec 2017 22:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 13
Views: 913

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

Economic Engines: Is Fort Worth at risk of becoming bedroom community to Dallas?

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... unity.html
by Tnexster
14 Dec 2017 22:10
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 129
Views: 10972

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

New York hedge fund to move to Dallas in deal with Hunt investment arm

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... -with.html
by Tnexster
14 Dec 2017 22:05
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: South Dallas: University Hills
Replies: 19
Views: 1462

Re: South Dallas: University Hills

Proposed development near UNT-Dallas in southern sector clears major hurdle at City Hall https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas-city-hall/2017/12/14/new-development-near-unt-dallas-clears-major-hurdle-city-hall Centurion intends to use the tax incentives from the project to help finance bonds that ...
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2017 22:12
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grand Prairie Development
Replies: 21
Views: 2485

Re: Grand Prairie Development

Mattress Firm, Jason's Deli among neighbors signing leases around new Ikea in Grand Prairie

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/ret ... nd-prairie
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2017 22:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 90
Views: 8168

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

Valley View Center — and the plan to revive the area — is in shambles

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/comm ... e-shambles
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2017 22:06
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Mountain Creek
Replies: 6
Views: 784

Re: Mountain Creek

Some buzz around Mountain Creek today as word got out that Norma's Cafe may be looking at a new location at Mountain Creek right next to the new Exxon station going up.
by Tnexster
08 Dec 2017 21:26
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 37
Views: 3032

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

I would not be surprised to see a much scaled back version evolve from this.
by Tnexster
08 Dec 2017 21:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 90
Views: 10423

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

You can see this one peeking over the top of I-345 from Pacific Avenue at Thanks-Giving Square.
by Tnexster
08 Dec 2017 21:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 73
Views: 6271

Re: Museum Tower

Let's see how Hall does with his condo tower.
by Tnexster
03 Dec 2017 12:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 28
Views: 4157

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

I never thought about a third Skyhouse going in on this spot, I guess it might make sense to do one here and its in the middle of downtown which would be awesome plus parking will already be there.
by Tnexster
03 Dec 2017 12:01
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 192
Views: 16376

Re: Legacy West

Can't wait to see what the opening of Liberty Mutual along with the rest of the openings does to the traffic situation up there.
by Tnexster
28 Nov 2017 21:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Texas A&M expansion
Replies: 37
Views: 4365

Re: Deep Ellum: Texas A&M expansion

It's stunning to see so much activity on the east side of 45.
by Tnexster
28 Nov 2017 21:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 88
Views: 12086

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

Just an observation about the color, the tower is not nearly as blue as I was expecting and in fact from a distance looks almost black, or at least very dark blue.
by Tnexster
28 Nov 2017 21:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Mid Elm Lofts
Replies: 22
Views: 2201

Re: Mid Elm Lofts

Can't wait to see how it turns out! It was worth saving and will add some character to Elm.
by Tnexster
28 Nov 2017 21:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 28
Views: 4157

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Great news for Ross, hope this somehow leads to more residential. Too bad the residential tower across the street is delayed.
by Tnexster
27 Nov 2017 19:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Case Building (~197 FT / 18 ST)
Replies: 40
Views: 4870

Re: Deep Ellum: Case Building (~197 FT / 18 ST)

Nice looking building, the garage isn't so nice to look at. Are they going to cover that up?
by Tnexster
22 Nov 2017 16:52
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grand Prairie Development
Replies: 21
Views: 2485

Re: Grand Prairie Development

Grand Prairie Mayor on Business Boom: 'It's Our Time to Shine' http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Grand-Prairie-Mayor-on-Business-Boom-Its-Our-Time-to-Shine-422493654.html I didn't see any formal announcement but the Epic Towne Crossing is fully under way. Lot of equipment and dirt moving on both sid...
by Tnexster
22 Nov 2017 16:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Ross Tower / 500 N. Akard
Replies: 9
Views: 1244

Re: Ross Tower / 500 N. Akard

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:
Tnexster wrote:I work in Ross Tower and am really enjoying being in the middle of so much activity.


Can't decipher if this is sarcasm..


I should have been more clear, by activity I meant being in the middle of so many construction projects and being able to see the progress every day.

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