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by dallaz
18 Apr 2019 13:11
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 100
Views: 19550

Re: New Census Population Estimates

New Census Bureau Estimates Show Counties in South and West Lead Nation in Population Growth https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2019/estimates-county-metro.html Dallas MSA: +131,767 people Phoenix MSA: +96,268 people Houston MSA: +91,689 people Atlanta MSA: +75,702 people Orlando MSA: +6...
by dallaz
18 Apr 2019 08:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Cabana Hotel
Replies: 31
Views: 8169

Re: Design District: Cabana Hotel

Developers seeking approval for high-rise addition to Dallas' Cabana Hotel

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... bana-hotel
by dallaz
17 Apr 2019 13:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)
Replies: 200
Views: 58777

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

Downtown Dallas tower sale is new record Texas building buy

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ilding-buy
by dallaz
11 Apr 2019 19:23
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 104
Views: 19149

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

CEO: Kit Sawers, Klyde Warren Park https://www.kera.org/2019/03/29/kit-sawers-klyde-warren-park/ Built over a busy downtown Dallas freeway, Klyde Warren Park offers visitors over five acres of green space to eat, play and relax. President of Klyde Warren Park, Kit Sawers, joins host Lee Cullum this ...
by dallaz
10 Apr 2019 11:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 169
Views: 45814

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Looking good! Thx for the pic.

Does anybody know the floor count?
by dallaz
09 Apr 2019 13:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 524
Views: 105928

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Developers celebrate Dallas' Victory Park revamp

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ark-revamp
by dallaz
08 Apr 2019 07:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Bank of America Plaza
Replies: 9
Views: 784

Downtown Dallas: Bank of America Plaza

Dallas' Bank of America Plaza, downtown's tallest skyscraper, is for sale https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/04/08/downtown-dallas-tallest-skyscraperbank-america-plaza-sale For a building this size, it has a terrible ground level. Some parts of the property have inadequate sidewalk...
by dallaz
04 Apr 2019 16:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 1700 Pacific
Replies: 38
Views: 4890

Re: 1700 Pacific

Downtown Dallas "for sale" signs are spreading with another tower up for grabs

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ower-grabs
by dallaz
03 Apr 2019 13:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 129
Views: 26428

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Walmart is about to give up on its Red Bird location. Walmart is planning a “secret” abrupt store closure in April. Unfortunately, crime happens all too often in this area. Until crime goes down, I really don’t see how the Red Bird Mall redevelopment can be successful. There are numerous vacant sto...
by dallaz
02 Apr 2019 15:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 406
Views: 93369

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Jbarn wrote:
dallaz wrote:Glad to see progress! Hopefully, this continues (fingers crossed).


Just walked by there. I could hear crickets.

Well damn! :(
by dallaz
02 Apr 2019 13:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: El Fenix site
Replies: 22
Views: 1360

Re: El Fenix site

Isn't the Meso Maya building landmarked? It looks quite old and I think was the Luna Tortilla factory if I'm not mistaken. Hopefully they can build around it since the parcel with the parking lot is quite large. Meso Maya is landmarked. Not sure about El Fenix. Screen Shot 2019-04-02 at 10.18.36 AM...
by dallaz
02 Apr 2019 13:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 406
Views: 93369

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Glad to see progress! Hopefully, this continues (fingers crossed).
by dallaz
02 Apr 2019 07:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: El Fenix site
Replies: 22
Views: 1360

El Fenix site

The whole enchilada: El Fenix's landmark Uptown Dallas property is for sale

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... perty-sale
by dallaz
22 Mar 2019 10:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 129
Views: 26428

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Walmart is about to give up on its Red Bird location. Walmart is planning a “secret” abrupt store closure in April. Unfortunately, crime happens all too often in this area. Until crime goes down, I really don’t see how the Red Bird Mall redevelopment can be successful. There are numerous vacant stor...
by dallaz
21 Mar 2019 13:40
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 156
Views: 27713

Re: I-345

Growing movement to remove elevated interstate in downtown Dallas


http://www.fox4news.com/news/growing-mo ... own-dallas
by dallaz
19 Mar 2019 13:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 417
Views: 108594

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Owners Adapting to Overcome Rising Rent in Bishop Arts District

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Owner ... 22431.html
by dallaz
17 Mar 2019 11:57
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 104
Views: 19149

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

We support Klyde Warren Park’s expansion but have one serious concern

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/edit ... us-concern
by dallaz
15 Mar 2019 14:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 532
Views: 135855

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

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:^ until field street is fixed these towers will have a cold shoulder to pedestrians

So, true. I’ve actually walked along the Griffin Street/Field Street merge, it wasn’t a pleasant experience. I wouldn’t do it again.
by dallaz
15 Mar 2019 11:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 142
Views: 31241

Re: West End 1.0

Downtown Dallas' newest office address in the West End is almost ready for tenants


https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... dy-tenants
by dallaz
11 Mar 2019 10:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 92
Views: 16842

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

Construction starts on new high-rise project near Dallas' Mockingbird Station

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... rd-station
by dallaz
04 Mar 2019 12:49
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 190
Views: 43314

Re: DFW Airport

Watch: D Editor Tim Rogers Talks Selling DFW Airport on Fox 4’s Good Day


https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2 ... -good-day/
by dallaz
01 Mar 2019 13:54
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Dallas Mayor Pro-Tem Dwaine Caraway Resigns, Pleads Guilty to Fed Corruption Charges
Replies: 11
Views: 1830

Re: Dallas Mayor Pro-Tem Dwaine Caraway Resigns, Pleads Guilty to Fed Corruption Charges

There are good freaks and there are bad freaks. Here's another freak of the worst kind: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas-city-hall/2019/03/01/former-dallas-city-council-member-carolyn-davis-pleads-guilty-taking-bribes Former Dallas City Council member Carolyn Davis pleads guilty to taking bri...
by dallaz
01 Mar 2019 11:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 129
Views: 23207

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

^^Wow, I didn’t realize how beuatiul that building is until now.
by dallaz
21 Feb 2019 14:03
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 156
Views: 27713

Re: I-345

Beneath a beleaguered downtown Dallas overpass, parking for Deep Ellum or a soccer complex — or both?

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/comm ... er-complex
by dallaz
17 Feb 2019 10:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 106
Views: 24867

Re: Dallas Smart District

I found an online pamphlet about Hoque Global’s planned developments. I’ve never heard of Farmers Market Tower before. Was this mentioned previously?


Go to page 5

http://online.anyflip.com/kovq/cqft/mobile/index.html
by dallaz
16 Feb 2019 12:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 65
Views: 6054

Re: The Link at Uptown

We should start calling Uptown Texas' Manhattan These images are now almost 2 years old but still reflect what you said ... the Manhattanization of Uptown and Victory Park. The same views today would be even denser with the projects completed and/or now underway since these were taken. No, we're no...
by dallaz
15 Feb 2019 10:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 65
Views: 6054

Re: The Link at Uptown

I’ve found more renderings on the developer’s website

https://www.kaizendp.com/projects/The-Link-at-Uptown
by dallaz
14 Feb 2019 11:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1049
Views: 205752

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Whoa! I was not expecting that at all...LOL
by dallaz
08 Feb 2019 07:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 255
Views: 53633

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Still no announcement for any of the ground floor spaces. Keeping in mind the office tower seemed to be their first priority to get done and open. Deep Ellum's huge Epic development moves closer to opening with new office and retail tenants https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/02/08...
by dallaz
06 Feb 2019 14:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 406
Views: 93369

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Why does it seem like developers have a hard time completing this project? Is this project too big for them?
by dallaz
03 Feb 2019 12:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 532
Views: 135855

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

From Reunion Tower’s tower cam, there is a good view of the building. Some may not be in the area regularly to see the progress...so here ya go!

https://www.earthcam.com/usa/texas/dall ... uniontower
by dallaz
01 Feb 2019 08:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good
Replies: 24
Views: 3042

Re: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good

Developer hopes mixed-use project south of downtown Dallas will be SoGood for the area


https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ogood-area
by dallaz
31 Jan 2019 13:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle
Replies: 3
Views: 569

Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle

Uptown's landmark Quadrangle complex sells to Dallas' Stream Realty Partners https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/01/31/uptowns-landmark-quadrangle-complex-sells-dallas-stream-realty-partners "Our vision is to restore the Quadrangle's place as the premier mixed-use property in U...
by dallaz
30 Jan 2019 09:44
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 131
Views: 24084

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50778314_2277047449178399_3701089832836005888_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-2.xx&oh=84c966ca5ccecc65f66d539c8b6ce949&oe=5CEC9AB9 https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51243150_2277047455845065_6161968560001253376_n.jpg?_nc_c...
by dallaz
25 Jan 2019 14:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 532
Views: 135855

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

maconahey wrote:Image

Beautiful! Thanks, Maconahey!
by dallaz
23 Jan 2019 11:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 406
Views: 93369

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

trueicon wrote:Fear not, I found Drever's 10 year challenge pic.

Screen Shot 2019-01-20 at 9.35.20 PM.png

Haha. Good one! :lol:

Let’s hope that’s not the case...
by dallaz
22 Jan 2019 16:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 406
Views: 93369

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Well, there are still some lights on in there, so someone has to be paying a light bill, at least. Sadly, at the rate it's going, this will take longer than the Statler to get redone. Will it ever get done? It is suppose to be completed by this fall. Hopefully, there isn’t another delay. I think th...
by dallaz
19 Jan 2019 12:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 406
Views: 93369

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

itsjrd1964 wrote:Well, there are still some lights on in there, so someone has to be paying a light bill, at least. Sadly, at the rate it's going, this will take longer than the Statler to get redone.

Will it ever get done? It is suppose to be completed by this fall. Hopefully, there isn’t another delay.
by dallaz
18 Jan 2019 13:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 406
Views: 93369

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Any updates?

Construction activity? Literally...anything at this point. I’m very concerned about this project.
by dallaz
14 Jan 2019 13:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Medical District
Replies: 123
Views: 32137

Re: Dallas: Medical District

Parkland Hospital building major office and clinic addition

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... g-addition
by dallaz
13 Jan 2019 14:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 139
Views: 33036

Re: AT&T Discovery District

What an absolute shame if the destroy a 1916 building for parking. A step backwards for Dallas in all possible ways. The building is a landmark. So, it’s not going anywhere. I know there’s a pretty big parking garage attached to the building. Maybe that’s what they’re interested in. Hopefully, they...
by dallaz
13 Jan 2019 11:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 139
Views: 33036

Re: AT&T Discovery District

What an absolute shame if the destroy a 1916 building for parking. A step backwards for Dallas in all possible ways. The building is a landmark. So, it’s not going anywhere. I know there’s a pretty big parking garage attached to the building. Maybe that’s what they’re interested in. Hopefully, they...
by dallaz
11 Jan 2019 15:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 169
Views: 41997

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

Well, the loopnet listing was updated just 4 days ago. However, it's not the cylindrical design that was once kicked around. It's the other design which I think has been the preferred design by Hillwood for awhile now. Maybe something is moving forward?? Listing and marketing brochure links below. ...
by dallaz
11 Jan 2019 14:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 169
Views: 41997

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

Well, the loopnet listing was updated just 4 days ago. However, it's not the cylindrical design that was once kicked around. It's the other design which I think has been the preferred design by Hillwood for awhile now. Maybe something is moving forward?? Listing and marketing brochure links below. ...
by dallaz
10 Jan 2019 07:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 541
Views: 113420

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

What’s most concerning is that Deep Ellum is not an historic district. I honestly thought this area or maybe the majority of the buildings were protected. I find that to be quite shocking. This area has too much history to not be prortected. I’m surprised no one it pushing for landmark staus for the...
by dallaz
09 Jan 2019 11:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 541
Views: 113420

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Bittersweet Day as 121-Year-Old Deep Ellum Business Makes Way for Progress


https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/121-Y ... 42041.html

"They're hoping to see a CVS or a bank go in here, instead of another bar."
by dallaz
08 Jan 2019 10:30
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 28
Views: 4769

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...

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