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by Tnexster
17 Jan 2019 21:00
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 28
Views: 3464

Re: Lowest Stemmons Project

It's not as bad as north Stemmons but it's still elevated and will be there for a long time.
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2019 20:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 162
Views: 34326

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

Whatever they do, I love the looks of the skinnier version over the cylinder, think it fits better.
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2019 20:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Bryan Tower
Replies: 28
Views: 2930

Re: Downtown Dallas: Bryan Tower

Great place, glad to see they are expanding.
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2019 20:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 72
Views: 15431

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

That Atlas Metal Works site is a prime corner spot for a cool mixed-use project. Back in the day, before the bridge when there was no development along Singleton, I thought it would make for some sort of music/art makeover, like what would eventually happen with The Bomb Factory. But it's probably ...
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2019 20:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 149
Views: 42854

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

The Tom Thumb space is coming alone, looks like they are starting to setup the interior, hopefully will be open before too long.
by Tnexster
17 Jan 2019 20:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Restaurants: general news/development
Replies: 10
Views: 2044

Re: Restaurants: general news/development

Seems like this would be a great place downtown.
by Tnexster
12 Jan 2019 18:52
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Hall Office Park
Replies: 20
Views: 4857

Re: Frisco: Hall Office Park

This will certainly make that corner more dense, too bad there isn't anything connecting these four corners.
by Tnexster
12 Jan 2019 14:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 466
Views: 106324

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

Happened to drive by on Woodall this week and couldn't help but notice how striking this tower is going to be. Really starting to come together.
by Tnexster
12 Jan 2019 14:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 138
Views: 35201

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Thanks for the pics, looks like it's about to move past KPMG in height.
by Tnexster
09 Jan 2019 20:14
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 23
Views: 4658

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

Take a Look at the 45-Story Apartment Tower Headed for Fifth and Lavaca

https://austin.towers.net/take-a-look-a ... nd-lavaca/
by Tnexster
08 Jan 2019 14:16
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 254
Views: 45893

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Exclusive: California footwear company relocating headquarters to North Texas https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2019/01/08/exclusive-california-footwear-company-relocating.html?iana=hpmvp_dal_news_headline Longtime California-based footwear and accessories company Evolutions Brands has purcha...
by Tnexster
07 Jan 2019 20:45
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 28
Views: 3464

Re: Lowest Stemmons Project

The new ramps along Stemmons will be a lot taller than I expected. Many of the columns are pretty tall in spots. Hopefully, it won’t look like the elevated express lanes further north on Stemmons. The express lanes look awful! Yikes, I have not seen that yet. Where along Stemmons are we talking? So...
by Tnexster
06 Jan 2019 15:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 466
Views: 106324

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

clcrash19 wrote:Drove by this last night, looks like they just finished off another floor. Building looks great and starting to make an impact as you drive by on the skyline..

What floor are they currently on?


I counted on Friday and think it was just starting level 26 which would be floor 25.
by Tnexster
05 Jan 2019 11:21
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon
Replies: 21
Views: 4585

Re: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon

Good for Rowlett, hope they prevail.
by Tnexster
02 Jan 2019 14:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 380
Views: 86598

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

White Rhino Coffee will open their fourth location here and it's confirmed on their website: https://whiterhinocoffee.com/locations/bishop-arts Never heard of White Rhino but it's interesting that, with locations in Red Oak, Cedar Hill, Waxahachie and now Oak Cliff, they seem to specialize in servi...
by Tnexster
22 Dec 2018 19:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 67
Views: 13355

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

Very nice!
by Tnexster
21 Dec 2018 14:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 138
Views: 35201

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Glass curtain wall has started going up on the residential tower and it appears they are on the 15th floor which accounts for the missing 13th. So that would leave 13 more? She's about to peak over the top of KPMG tower here before too much longer.
by Tnexster
21 Dec 2018 14:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: San Martín (former The MAC location)
Replies: 43
Views: 11752

Re: Uptown Dallas: San Martín (former The MAC location)

Went for lunch today, thought I would try it out and was pleased. It's only their first week so I imagine they are ironing things out but it was good and the bakery looks even better.
by Tnexster
21 Dec 2018 12:11
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 86
Views: 14544

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

Nice article and some good points. Have to ask the question, why on earth would the city waste money on a visitor center? People still use those things? Don't most people just ask their phones for information now? That seems very....old world.
by Tnexster
21 Dec 2018 11:36
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 318
Views: 59941

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Inside Infrastructure Projects of the Future

https://constructech.com/inside-infrast ... he-future/
by Tnexster
21 Dec 2018 10:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: TC Oak Grove Tower (13 ST)
Replies: 8
Views: 623

Re: Uptown Dallas: TC Oak Grove Tower (13 ST)

Kind of a nice little tucked away corner of Uptown. Just keep building up!
by Tnexster
21 Dec 2018 09:38
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 104
Views: 18428

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

One observation about Pacific Park while passing by yesterday is how much they have built the park up and incorporated little hills into it. I wasn't expecting that but was a nice surprise, I can imagine this being even better once the landscaping goes in.
by Tnexster
21 Dec 2018 09:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 122
Views: 24203

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Have been noticing the fresh grass, refurbished fountains and such but had not seen the far west side...looks so much better.
by Tnexster
20 Dec 2018 16:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 349
Views: 73242

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

This would have been such a great addition of residential right on Ross. Hope that comes to fruition earlier than later. Thing is I would expect even high dollar residential in that spot to completely lease out in no time. It's a prime location.
by Tnexster
19 Dec 2018 15:03
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen Sports Village
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: Allen Sports Village

Planned Allen cricket stadium could be first of many https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/12/19/planned-allen-cricket-stadium-could-first-many The initial phase of the project involves a 35-acre tract that will house an International Cricket Council certified cricket ground, trainin...
by Tnexster
19 Dec 2018 14:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 380
Views: 86598

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Do wine and tacos go together? Try 'em at Taco y Vino in Oak Cliff

https://www.dallasnews.com/life/wine-sp ... -oak-cliff
by Tnexster
19 Dec 2018 14:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 49
Views: 11687

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

This picture is looking East down Live Oak?
by Tnexster
19 Dec 2018 14:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 466
Views: 106324

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

Those are awesome pics! Thanks for posting.
by Tnexster
19 Dec 2018 11:44
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 254
Views: 45893

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I like all of these smaller moves into downtown eating up space here and there.
by Tnexster
19 Dec 2018 11:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 466
Views: 106324

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

As of today they are working on the 24th level which I assume will end up being the 23rd floor but glass work continues and the first balcony has appeared on 11.
by Tnexster
18 Dec 2018 08:32
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 300
Views: 56648

Re: Legacy West

JPMorgan Chase eyes expansion of its huge campus in Plano's Legacy West


https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... egacy-west
by Tnexster
17 Dec 2018 21:26
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco Station
Replies: 27
Views: 4903

Re: Frisco Station

Frisco's tallest new tower tops out construction

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... nstruction
by Tnexster
16 Dec 2018 21:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: San Martín (former The MAC location)
Replies: 43
Views: 11752

Re: Uptown Dallas: San Martín (former The MAC location)

Great, thanks for the pictures and the report!
by Tnexster
14 Dec 2018 14:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Sylvan Thirty
Replies: 10
Views: 2354

Re: Sylvan Thirty

Construction starts on West Dallas retail and restaurant project https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/12/14/construction-starts-west-dallas-retail-restaurant-project "This space will be a progressive and contemporary place for several smaller retailers and food artisans to serv...
by Tnexster
14 Dec 2018 11:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 349
Views: 73242

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Why is everyone so angry on this forum?? I know what we all need, we need pizza!! As in 400 Gradi- the Australian Pizza chain that'll open it's first US location at none other than 2000 Ross!! https://dallas.eater.com/2018/12/14/18140482/400-gradi-2000-ross-avenue-opening-dallas-arts-district Maybe...
by Tnexster
14 Dec 2018 11:55
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen Sports Village
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Allen Sports Village

Developer plans 15,000-seat cricket stadium in big Allen development https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/12/13/developer-plans-15000-seat-cricket-stadium-big-allen-development A McKinney developer is moving ahead with plans for a large mixed-use development in Allen that would incl...
by Tnexster
14 Dec 2018 11:42
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Legacy
Replies: 2
Views: 1053

Re: Plano: Legacy

New Plano apartment tower is a hit with empty nesters

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ty-nesters
by Tnexster
13 Dec 2018 21:54
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 23
Views: 4658

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

Apple makes 'Texas-sized investment' with plans for new $1 billion campus in Austin

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/tec ... and-austin
by Tnexster
13 Dec 2018 21:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 149
Views: 42854

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

Uptown Dallas' new Union project scores two more office tenants

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ce-tenants

With the new leases, the more than 400,000 square-foot office building is just over 60 percent leased.
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2018 14:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)
Replies: 198
Views: 49621

Re: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)

We need our own Wilshire Grand Center project in downtown Dallas.
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2018 14:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)
Replies: 198
Views: 49621

Re: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)

Law firm Husch Blackwell grows downtown Dallas office in move to new tower

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... -new-tower

The 1900 Pearl building is more than 90 percent leased.
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2018 14:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 98
Views: 25086

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

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Really wish this was 30 stories


Yeah I do too this one turned out to be very nice looking and its too short.
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2018 11:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 56
Views: 12143

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

For those park and ride customers that use this lot, where will they go in the interim?
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2018 11:15
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 254
Views: 45893

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

So this is now four since Amazon picked? We should be keeping track of these relocations and how many jobs are associated with each of them.
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2018 10:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 358
Views: 72539

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I know this is supposed to be back on track but I always feel like they are just doing minimal amounts of work and their twitter page never shows anything related to the building.
by Tnexster
12 Dec 2018 09:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 466
Views: 106324

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

How would that ramp impact the proposed Hillwood tower? I am guessing here but besides the obvious DOT objections Hillwood may view that ramp as a necessary feeder to allow people to get to the tower from Woodall.
by Tnexster
11 Dec 2018 21:13
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Mountain Creek
Replies: 12
Views: 2677

Re: Mountain Creek

The council will also vote on more than $1 million in tax incentives for a new industrial facility for HD Supply Facilities Maintenance Ltd. in Southwest Dallas. The 82-acre distribution center project would be built south of Interstate 20 in the Mountain Creek business park. Developer First Indust...
by Tnexster
10 Dec 2018 21:39
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 197
Views: 30278

Re: Trinity River Park

If we get another rain event like 1908 I'd hate to think of what else could happen. That would put everything that was under water then under water again which would likely stretch all the way to Fort Worth. Not to even mention issues like the Lake Lewisville dam.

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