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by Tnexster
21 May 2018 21:45
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 155
Views: 20233

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Project Apollo is a tech company.
by Tnexster
21 May 2018 21:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 689
Views: 75408

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

I don't remember seeing this take on the Arlington story.... Why Arlington, Texas Wasn't Able to Compete in an Amazon HQ2 World http://product.costar.com/home/news/shared/191103 Cities such as Allen, McKinney and Frisco also suffer from a lack of rail service to their development sites, and could al...
by Tnexster
20 May 2018 22:22
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 82
Views: 8430

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

I liked it better when it was its original color.
by Tnexster
20 May 2018 10:23
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 82
Views: 8430

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

Thanks for posting, this is close to work and we can see it from our office. It will be great fun to see this park come to life and the possibility that a surge in development will follow.
by Tnexster
20 May 2018 10:10
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 131
Views: 18752

Re: DFW Economy

Sublease office space is soaring in Dallas-Fort Worth. Should we be worried?

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... in-hunters
by Tnexster
20 May 2018 10:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 91
Views: 12744

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Would be fun if at least one of those surface lots near AT&T would be converted into a high rise or maybe a mixed use residential tower....eat up a block or two. That could be a nice addition to the district and support their plans.
by Tnexster
20 May 2018 09:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 91
Views: 12744

Re: AT&T Discovery District

AT&T's $100 million Discovery District will be a new draw for downtown Dallas

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... own-dallas
by Tnexster
20 May 2018 09:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 234
Views: 44765

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

DallasAg wrote:I know Fountain Place doesn’t have any, but has there been any mention of the Amli having any night time lighting?


I hope they don't do that on this tower.
by Tnexster
19 May 2018 12:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 270
Views: 36188

Re: Northpark Center

At one point in time, and this was a long time ago as in probably a decade I sort of remember talk about Omni doing a hotel here, attached to the center.
by Tnexster
18 May 2018 21:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Ventana (12 ST / 12 ST)
Replies: 19
Views: 3110

Re: North Dallas: Ventana (12 ST / 12 ST)

Are there any plans to build a Hotel on North Park grounds? If we get another hotel tower, similar to the Sheraton by the Galleria, this would create a nice little cluster. Yes, there has been some discussion about that on the NorthPark thread. Maybe something will be proposed sooner than later, th...
by Tnexster
18 May 2018 21:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 71
Views: 9678

Re: West End 1.0

Looks like two more floors here.
by Tnexster
18 May 2018 21:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Mid Elm Lofts
Replies: 39
Views: 4962

Re: Mid Elm Lofts

These look good, nice to see they have installed some lighting at night too. Looks great and will give Elm a nice lift.
by Tnexster
18 May 2018 21:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 199
Views: 31318

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Setting the supports for level five this week.
by Tnexster
18 May 2018 21:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 234
Views: 44765

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

Making progress as they are setting the floor for the sixth level. When I walked over to take a look today I took a hard look at the rendering on the glass of the empty retail space. I was looking specifically at the garage since we had the discussion about glass coverage this week. Based on what I ...
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 22:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Re: DTD: Republic Center/Towers (I, 36 st., 602 ft.; II, 50 st., 508 ft.; III, 8 st.)
Replies: 8
Views: 940

Re: Re: DTD: Republic Center/Towers (I, 36 st., 602 ft.; II, 50 st., 508 ft.; III, 8 st.)

Downtown Dallas' landmark Republic Center lands new tenants https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/05/17/downtown-dallas-landmark-republic-center-lands-new-tenants The high-rise - built in 1964 for Republic National Bank - is located across the street from where construction has start...
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 22:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 21
Views: 3548

Re: Red Bird Mall

Dallas seniors to get a $1.4M health and wellness center in Red Bird area

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/souther ... -bird-area
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 22:18
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's
Replies: 34
Views: 3570

Re: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's

I have noticed the new stoplights are up, are they functioning?
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 22:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 104
Views: 12934

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

maconahey wrote:Don't think this one has been posted yet

Image


How is this cluster of towers laid out on the property?
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 22:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 42
Views: 2552

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Can they really get all this done by the end of the year?
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 18:49
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 10267

Re: Downtown Progress

I would have viewed that report as a reason why downtown will remain "less expensive" and may make Dallas a more attractive market for the foreseeable future.
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 18:46
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen: Convention Center
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: Allen: Convention Center

Allen is kicking it right now, maybe it has become the "go to" destination on the east side of the northern burbs.
by Tnexster
17 May 2018 18:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 102
Views: 11724

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Does anybody know if they have any plans to clean up the water in the fountains so it doesn't look brown? Thanks-Giving Square just received a matching grant for landscape improvements, which I believe will help repair all the fountains. Are you talking about the large cascade and grove water wall ...
by Tnexster
15 May 2018 21:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Energy Square
Replies: 11
Views: 1935

Re: Energy Square

Developers have flipped the switch on Energy Square's redo in North Dallas

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... rth-dallas
by Tnexster
14 May 2018 20:58
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grand Prairie Development
Replies: 24
Views: 3759

Re: Grand Prairie Development

https://www.gptx.org/Home/Components/News/News/10069/22 Some of the new stuff opening up around IKEA. Nothing really shocking here, lots of the usual suspects. Chick-fil-A, El Pollo Loco, Starbucks and Chipotle will open on pad sites around Walmart on State Highway 161 and Pioneer Parkway. A Courtya...
by Tnexster
14 May 2018 20:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: (PWC) Park District Tower (316 FT | 20 ST) + Residences at Park District (385 FT | 32 ST)
Replies: 135
Views: 26594

Re: Uptown Dallas: (PWC) Park District Tower (316 FT | 20 ST) + Residences at Park District (385 FT | 32 ST)

Drove by here last last week, noticed the trees going in along the street. At least for those of us that don't live there and pay those prices this will be a nice addition to the park setting, especially as the trees grow up.
by Tnexster
14 May 2018 20:44
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Autonomous Vehicle Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 4991

Re: Autonomous Vehicle Thread

^I actually pictured something smaller, almost like an express bus stop you see in the burbs. More smaller style Uber lift stops versus fewer large almost airport like terminals. Maybe this is just a concept stop on the journey to reality.
by Tnexster
14 May 2018 20:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 102
Views: 11724

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Does anybody know if they have any plans to clean up the water in the fountains so it doesn't look brown?
by Tnexster
14 May 2018 20:17
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen: Stacy Green
Replies: 6
Views: 152

Re: Allen: Stacy Green

Monarch City plus this, that's a lot of space to fill.
by Tnexster
14 May 2018 20:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 270
Views: 39262

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Stillwater_Capital_The_Crosby.jpg AKA the Crosby


I like the look, hope it comes out as good as the rendering.
by Tnexster
14 May 2018 20:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 23
Views: 2002

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No. XII Harwood Hotel (20 ST)

This is the St Annes parking lot? Looks like it.
by Tnexster
13 May 2018 21:29
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall
Replies: 15
Views: 507

Re: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall

I remember when it was built and I saw if for the first time, I thought it was hideous then.
by Tnexster
13 May 2018 21:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 256
Views: 35198

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I can't even imagine what it would take to take down a building like this. Seems unlikely.
by Tnexster
12 May 2018 14:28
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity Forest Golf Course
Replies: 30
Views: 2746

Re: Trinity Forest Golf Course

Maybe they can tear down some more of the forest to build a fancy hotel. I'm surprised they haven't talked about it.
by Tnexster
12 May 2018 14:20
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Autonomous Vehicle Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 4991

Re: Autonomous Vehicle Thread

Dallas architects fly into the future with plans for Uber Elevate terminals

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... -terminals
by Tnexster
12 May 2018 14:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 102
Views: 11724

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Great news on the effort to green up the square. I walk by there several times a week and the neglect is very noticeable.
by Tnexster
12 May 2018 14:13
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall
Replies: 15
Views: 507

Re: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall

exelone31 wrote:Man, that south-facing facade at Stonebriar looks like it's straight out of Looney Tunes.


That's about the best description I have heard.
by Tnexster
12 May 2018 14:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 270
Views: 39262

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

^Ah, ok thank you
by Tnexster
10 May 2018 21:05
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Music City
Replies: 12
Views: 354

Re: Frisco: Music City

So it's basically a stand alone venue with a ton of parking. At least that is what I see.
by Tnexster
10 May 2018 20:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 270
Views: 39262

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

maconahey wrote:Image


Which one is this? Drove by it today and didn't see a sign. Looks residential but don't recall seeing a rendering.
by Tnexster
10 May 2018 20:52
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall
Replies: 15
Views: 507

Re: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall

It doesn't matter to me I will just go to NorthPark anyway cause its walkways are cleaner and the design is much more classic vs Stonebriar which tends to be just like any other mall with ads on every surface and the corridors are very mall like. I think this Hotel is a great addition though and wi...
by Tnexster
09 May 2018 21:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 234
Views: 44765

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

I mean seriously, it's not a huge chunk of the garage, just one end. Why not complete that side?
by Tnexster
09 May 2018 21:40
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall
Replies: 15
Views: 507

Re: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall

That hotel will be the best looking piece of that mall. Stonebriar looks awful.
by Tnexster
09 May 2018 21:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building
Replies: 74
Views: 12523

Re: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building

At first glance, that Motopia sign looks like the BMW logo. And although so much better than what was there before, this development is a major disappointment design-wise. The owner of Motopia said they changed the name of the restaurant. I already forgot what he told me but it should be open on Mo...
by Tnexster
09 May 2018 21:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 234
Views: 44765

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

I would think they would at least do three sides to include Munger, that's going to look right at the Hillwood tower. And the renderings on the ground level retail windows still show the "nub" so maybe it's a late stage addition.
by Tnexster
09 May 2018 21:12
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen: Monarch City
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: Allen: Monarch City

DPatel304 wrote:Looks great and all, but how many of these can the suburbs support?


That was my question when I saw this earlier. It looks ambitious and doesn't McKinney have something planned as well? Looks like a ton of office product.
by Tnexster
09 May 2018 21:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Replies: 37
Views: 6341

Re: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

I like the contrast of new vs old here. I also like that wood look on the top of the building....I assume that's what that is.
by Tnexster
09 May 2018 21:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)
Replies: 89
Views: 13032

Re: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)

The brick looks nice, actually the colors seem to work although that red kinda looks like a giant red ribbon.

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