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by NdoorTX
07 Nov 2018 00:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 453
Views: 64876

Re: Victory Park 3.0

New Victory Park tower will be one of the tallest outside downtown Dallas Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Construction is about to start on a centerpiece tower in Dallas' Victory Park project. The 39-story skyscraper will be one of the tallest Dallas buildings outside of downtown. Houston-based deve...
by NdoorTX
25 Oct 2018 20:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 374
Views: 62471

Re: Northpark Center

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2018/10/23/macys-stores-dallas-frisco-among-first-us-toundergo-makeovers Northpark Macy's is getting a re-do. Why. They shouldn't be making it better they should just knock it down. Dillard's covers all the bases of a middle tier department store. The outd...
by NdoorTX
25 Oct 2018 20:05
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Tree Removals... and controversy
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Re: Tree Removals... and controversy

It’s pretty awful that there is no happy in between & they want to clear cut those trees. I would imagine they can be more selective with the tree removal. At the least, plant crepe myrtles or other shorter species that won’t grow into a “nuisance” to appease the neighbors. Utilities should be s...
by NdoorTX
21 Oct 2018 21:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 21
Views: 2010

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Good moves. Not awe inspiring or first to market, but very solid.
by NdoorTX
20 Oct 2018 11:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 72
Views: 13154

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

This is taking over the old Timothy Olton/ mattress store sight.
by NdoorTX
20 Oct 2018 08:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: High Point Crossing
Replies: 17
Views: 3134

Re: High Point Crossing

itsjrd1964 wrote:Looks like most all the center is complete (I haven't been by there yet to see).


There is nothing to see. It really is a POS development with nothing to add to neighborhood in terms of design or appeal. I wouldn’t think Uptown urban was necessary- but they didn’t improve over Medallion next door.
by NdoorTX
18 Oct 2018 23:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 14
Views: 2288

Re: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd

This is exciting and depressing news. The current Cole Smith designed building is a really good interpretation of an 18th century French structure. I wish they could retain it and build a tall, slender tower towards the rear of the property that would house the hotel/ condo portion. It can be a supe...
by NdoorTX
08 Oct 2018 20:06
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 716
Views: 113446

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

maybe the City of Irving can require TxDot to plant a tree perimeter around the site to prevent it from looking like a slag heap to passerby's. Of course keeping future access points open and unobstructed.
by NdoorTX
08 Oct 2018 00:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 140
Views: 22332

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

Yeah, my office is connected to the Galleria, so I pop over there for Starbucks somewhat frequently, it's in pretty good shape IMO. There are still pretty high end retailers there like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Michael Kors, etc. There have been a few stores that have left recently, but none...
by NdoorTX
28 Sep 2018 15:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 454
Views: 71002

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

^ seriously crap-tastic
by NdoorTX
11 Sep 2018 20:07
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 716
Views: 113446

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

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by NdoorTX
11 Sep 2018 20:05
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 716
Views: 113446

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

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by NdoorTX
11 Sep 2018 19:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 26178

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

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by NdoorTX
11 Sep 2018 10:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 26178

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

I just drove by this development- as I do every morning- and noticed that a new sign has been placed on the corner. It's a black background with digitized towers announcing De la Vega Development and a stating " Rising 2019 ". I don't know if this is flying under the radar and things are s...
by NdoorTX
06 Sep 2018 17:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 16
Views: 1420

Re: Preston Center

Saint Michael church teams up with developers for new mixed-use project in North Dallas Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor paraphrased -The last large vacant development site in North Dallas' exclusive Preston Center district is being planned for a major mixed-use development. Saint Michael and All Ang...
by NdoorTX
27 Aug 2018 16:53
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 169
Views: 22193

Re: Trinity River Park

Interesting discussion. I would have been all for the amenities and extravagances originally proposed if you had asked me a year ago. Now with all the delays, expense and possibility of having to reconstruct the features every so often after a flood, I am for a more natural looking and feeling Trini...
by NdoorTX
16 Aug 2018 15:52
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 294
Views: 44916

Re: Legacy West

:shock: please please bring me COS and Uniqlo... :P
by NdoorTX
12 Jul 2018 18:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 212
Views: 34076

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

The U.S. Army has Dallas in its sites for a new high-tech office center Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Amazon isn't the only outfit looking at locations for a new cutting-edge office hub. The U.S. Army says it's shopping 15 cities including Dallas for a new headquarters location for its planned Fu...
by NdoorTX
12 Jul 2018 11:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Ventana (12 ST / 12 ST)
Replies: 30
Views: 5380

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

Looks great for a retirement home!
by NdoorTX
12 Jul 2018 11:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 184
Views: 36827

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

I work on Knox. I have seen nothing.
by NdoorTX
12 Jul 2018 11:40
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 21
Views: 2423

Re: Lowest Stemmons Project

so is this "fix" a temporary stop gap for TxDot or is this the re-do that replaces Project Pegasus altogether?
by NdoorTX
03 Jul 2018 23:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 255
Views: 37623

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

yep, RH Baby & Child + Teen
by NdoorTX
14 Jun 2018 12:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 103
Views: 15951

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Walmart plans a Lower Greenville return, but with a store you wouldn't expect Maria Halkias, Retail Writer https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2018/06/14/walmart-plans-lower-greenville-return-store-wouldnt-expect Walmart is focused on Lower Greenville once again with a new concept from its Sa...
by NdoorTX
12 Jun 2018 21:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 162
Views: 27196

Re: Museum Tower

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by NdoorTX
12 Jun 2018 20:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 162
Views: 27196

Re: Museum Tower

A client of mine has rented a unit on floor 6- the views are great from "down low" as well! Her in building realtor said the top floor penthouse had sold & the sub penthouse was under contract for half the floor. His view of sales were not like Tucy's. Of course he's a in home realtor,...
by NdoorTX
04 May 2018 21:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 97
Views: 19518

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Like Booker T. downtown? That would be nice. But why 2020? ^^^
by NdoorTX
21 Apr 2018 12:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 904
Views: 125837

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

^ Smart ^
by NdoorTX
20 Apr 2018 22:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 184
Views: 36827

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

The RH Modern store opens tomorrow, April 21st. It's only the second freestanding Modern store for RH outside of LA. It is temporary and will be joined by RH Baby & Child/ Teen later this spring. These are also temporary use till construction starts on the previously mentioned RH Flagship, which...
by NdoorTX
19 Apr 2018 22:01
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 212
Views: 34076

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

The U.S. Army has Dallas in its sites for a new high-tech office center Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Amazon isn't the only outfit looking at locations for a new cutting-edge office hub. The U.S. Army says it's shopping 15 cities including Dallas for a new headquarters location for its planned Fut...
by NdoorTX
18 Apr 2018 21:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 26178

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

This is very exciting- but are they partnered with KDC? :D :lol:

I'm hoping this developer can pull it off, but I've never heard of De la Vega Development. I hope they have more moxie and wherewithal than Beck or the Spire group.
by NdoorTX
18 Apr 2018 21:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Alpha + Inwood
Replies: 16
Views: 4071

Re: North Dallas: Alpha + Inwood

Apartment project kicks off near Dallas' Galleria Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Apartment builder JPI has started on its next project near the Galleria - one of three the Irving builder has in the area. The Jefferson Alpha West apartments at Alpha and Inwood roads will have 409 units. The new rent...
by NdoorTX
04 Apr 2018 22:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn
Replies: 14
Views: 1540

Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn

this is a sweet little gem I came across on Candy's Dirt. It would be a GREAT improvement over what's there. I'm hoping this is closer to reality than concept. https://candysdirt.com/2018/04/04/oak-lawn-committee-reviews-melrose-hotels-brother-another-mother/ https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/upload...
by NdoorTX
16 Mar 2018 15:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 904
Views: 125837

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

A somewhat long, but interesting article on site selection with a strong focus on the Amazon's HQ2. You can gleam good info of if this article- even if just by scanning it.

https://www.ccim.com/newscenter/commerc ... ?gmSsoPc=1
by NdoorTX
05 Mar 2018 22:04
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Collin Creek Mall
Replies: 29
Views: 5569

Re: Collin Creek Mall

Here are some renderings from Omniplan. I don't know if they are the current vision- but quite a change! http://www.omniplan.com/work/projects/collincreek.html http://omnidev.imgix.net/media/work/project/Collin-Creek/after-collincreeklinework.jpg?lossless=true&auto=format http://omnidev.imgix.ne...
by NdoorTX
23 Feb 2018 01:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd

https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1519233530-turtle1.jpg?auto=format&q=50&or=0&w=800 https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1519233555-turtle3.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto=format&q=60&fit=clip https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1519233665-turtle4.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto=format&q=60&fit=...
by NdoorTX
23 Feb 2018 01:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 3
Views: 663

TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd

Top Turtle Creek site eyed for hotel, residential and office project https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/02/22/top-turtle-creek-development-site-eyed-hotel-residential-office-project Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Developers who own a key property just north of Uptown are proposing...
by NdoorTX
22 Feb 2018 16:48
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 212
Views: 34076

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Timing seems a little off, but it’s a good suggestion for sure. Project Wall-E hit executive sessions in late 2011 dwindled away in 2012 whereas this Panasonic decision came in 2014: https://www.denverpost.com/2014/12/18/panasonic-enterprise-solutions-a-first-win-for-denver-aerotropolis/ I knew it ...
by NdoorTX
22 Feb 2018 10:07
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 212
Views: 34076

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Not to detail this thread, but I came across this on D Magazine. Does anyone think this could have been the big, secret project w/ a Star Wars type code name that Dallas was going after a few years ago? It seems to be a transformative project & one that Dallas should have beaten Denver over. Aki...
by NdoorTX
22 Feb 2018 09:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 72
Views: 13154

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

Same- Henderson has so much potential, but this wasteland of acreage & bombed out nature of the streets make Henderson seem " backwards " for a growing metropolis.
by NdoorTX
07 Feb 2018 21:50
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 161
Views: 28306

Re: DFW Airport

This sucks. Numerous trees bulldozed for warehouse park. I can't believe any municipality would allow that. You don't need to clearcut every tree in sight. These projects are big concrete boxes no one needs to see. Clear the trees where the building footprint, roadways & other necessary uses are...
by NdoorTX
05 Feb 2018 18:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 374
Views: 62471

Re: Northpark Center

Cowboyeagle - you should shop Dallas Galleria as they rarely have any new stores or existing stores that move to new locations. That is one of the reasons why NorthPark is one of the best shopping centers in the US, is they are always bringing in cool unique stores that usually are exclusive to Nor...
by NdoorTX
03 Feb 2018 20:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 374
Views: 62471

Re: Northpark Center

Definitely yes on COS & Uniqlo. I don't know how many down & warm weather accoutrements would fly out of Moncler in this warm clime.
by NdoorTX
28 Jan 2018 22:24
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 161
Views: 28306

Re: DFW Airport

I noticed that today as well. It was sad to see all those trees clear cut. I hope the development that does take place will remediate and replace them. If not on the site, somewhere else on the airport grounds. Like the southern entrance. Hopefully we will hear more of this project soon.
by NdoorTX
13 Dec 2017 22:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 35
Views: 8013

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

Homebuilder Toll Brothers eyes a development site near SMU Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Connect with Steve Brown One of the country's top homebuilders is looking at a high-rise residential project near Southern Methodist University. Pennsylvania-based Toll Brothers is already working on urban apa...
by NdoorTX
13 Dec 2017 22:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 119
Views: 22004

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Part of Dallas ISD's old Ross Avenue headquarters would be reused in development plan Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Connect with Steve Brown Developers who are buying the Dallas Independent School District's longtime headquarters on Ross Avenue hope to save part of the old office complex. Leon Cap...
by NdoorTX
05 Dec 2017 08:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel
Replies: 74
Views: 17711

Re: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel

The red building adjacent to the empty lot has been fenced in and demo crews have planted their flag outside. Dumpsters are pack outside as well. Looks like the Dream is happening.
by NdoorTX
05 Dec 2017 08:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 140
Views: 22332

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

So referring back to images I saved from a previous DMN article, this does not appear to acreage tied to Beck's holdings. It's the area already owned by Seritage- now in partnership with KDC. Hopefully this spurs Beck.
by NdoorTX
04 Dec 2017 22:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 140
Views: 22332

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

Thank goodness KDC has gotten on this bandwagon. Now I feel like this will take off! High-rise mixed-use project will replace old Sears store at Dallas' Valley View Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor A New York real estate investor is teaming up with Dallas developer KDC to build up to 1 million square...
by NdoorTX
30 Nov 2017 09:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 140
Views: 22332

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

The AC looks great! Love that quasi Mid Century facade.
by NdoorTX
17 Nov 2017 19:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel
Replies: 74
Views: 17711

Re: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel

according to the real estate listing the Sugar Building is listed as "Under Contract". stay tuned.

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