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by Tnexster
15 Jan 2018 20:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)
Replies: 22
Views: 3772

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: 5415

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: 115
Views: 10060

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: 86
Views: 13290

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: 115
Views: 10060

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: 127
Views: 13388

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: 10326

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: 747

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: 11139

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: 875

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: 164
Views: 24419

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: 11139

Re: DFW Economy

by Tnexster
21 Dec 2017 22:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 65
Views: 7460

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: 15820

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: 4794

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: 15367

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: 478
Views: 24799

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: 15367

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: 875

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: 115
Views: 10060

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: 1363

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: 2406

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: 7965

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: 753

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: 2942

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: 10102

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: 72
Views: 5921

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: 4084

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: 15820

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: 4277

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: 11754

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: 2111

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: 4084

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: 4794

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: 2406

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: 1182

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.
by Tnexster
21 Nov 2017 22:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 164
Views: 24419

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

The crane was still going up late today, maybe they will be done tomorrow. Can't wait to see this start to go up.
by Tnexster
21 Nov 2017 22:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 172
Views: 18840

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I hope they at least build the hotel, great location for it.
by Tnexster
21 Nov 2017 22:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Ross Tower / 500 N. Akard
Replies: 9
Views: 1182

Re: Ross Tower / 500 N. Akard

I work in Ross Tower and am really enjoying being in the middle of so much activity.
by Tnexster
21 Nov 2017 22:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 90
Views: 10513

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Great to see so much activity on Ross.
by Tnexster
20 Nov 2017 20:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 164
Views: 24419

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

The crane was going up today, they worked on it all day but don't know how far they got.
by Tnexster
15 Nov 2017 21:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 208
Views: 20482

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

mdg109 wrote:Does it matter that their Instagram account just posted today with work continuing to be done and sounding optimistic?


FWIW, work is still going on and in fact they were working on the marble today.
by Tnexster
15 Nov 2017 21:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (28 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 86
Views: 13290

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

I wouldn't say it looks just like but there does seem to be an abundance of dark glass going around these days.
by Tnexster
14 Nov 2017 21:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 164
Views: 24419

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

Signage for the garage is up has been place directly on the concrete surface, looks like they are done. At least the crane is going up, should see it start moving up soon, that will at least hide a large part of the garage.
by Tnexster
13 Nov 2017 20:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 89
Views: 8108

Re: The Cedars Developments

tanzoak wrote:
Tnexster wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Heritage village is under appreciated


True, I have lived here for 27 years and have never been.


I appreciate you, Tnexster. Which cabin are you in?


Hahahaha!

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