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by NdoorTX
16 Aug 2018 15:52
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 262
Views: 35940

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: 194
Views: 26452

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: 26
Views: 4209

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: 182
Views: 30563

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: 1779

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: 208
Views: 26460

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: 75
Views: 10512

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: 142
Views: 20044

Re: Museum Tower

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by NdoorTX
12 Jun 2018 20:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 142
Views: 20044

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: 68
Views: 14810

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: 730
Views: 94004

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: 182
Views: 30563

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: 194
Views: 26452

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: 125
Views: 18014

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: 3510

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: 1063

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: 730
Views: 94004

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: 4480

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: 526

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: 526

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: 194
Views: 26452

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: 194
Views: 26452

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: 62
Views: 9709

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: 137
Views: 21271

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: 309
Views: 46156

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: 309
Views: 46156

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: 137
Views: 21271

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: 27
Views: 6193

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: 112
Views: 17892

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: 71
Views: 14569

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: 121
Views: 17290

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: 121
Views: 17290

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: 121
Views: 17290

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: 71
Views: 14569

Re: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel

according to the real estate listing the Sugar Building is listed as "Under Contract". stay tuned.
by NdoorTX
18 Oct 2017 09:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 72
Views: 12101

Re: Dallas Smart District | ~20 skyscraper development downtown

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2017/10/18/bold-skyscraper-campus-energize-downtown-dallas-south-side Developers who built Plano's $3 billion Legacy West project are eyeing a vacant corner of downtown Dallas for a major mixed-use project. Builder KDC has teamed up with landowner Hoq...
by NdoorTX
22 Aug 2017 23:56
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: The Shops at Clearfork (Ft. Worth)
Replies: 2
Views: 1154

Re: The Shops at Clearfork (Ft. Worth)

that's a great list of tenants for Fort Worth. Certainly representative of the City's growing influence and affluence.
by NdoorTX
12 Jul 2017 18:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 182
Views: 30563

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

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by NdoorTX
05 Jul 2017 22:24
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Horseshoe Project: I-35 + I-30 Downtown
Replies: 17
Views: 2587

Re: Horseshoe Project: I-35 + I-30 Downtown

thanks for the description Tam. I knew it had to be lovely. The tree canopy in Atlanta is amazing. I lived in SoCal for 5 years and prefer the hills and forest you described. I'm going to prepare a presentation for the city council, our new city manager and see what response I get to a public/privat...
by NdoorTX
05 Jul 2017 00:50
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Horseshoe Project: I-35 + I-30 Downtown
Replies: 17
Views: 2587

Re: Horseshoe Project: I-35 + I-30 Downtown

From my perspective, my commute from N. Oak Cliff into town has improved. That's taking Hampton to I-30 and getting onto Woodall Rogers. Woodall hasn't improved though. It seems like the dedicated route to Woodall from 35 somewhere below DTD has reduced the mixing and crossover of cars. I have said ...
by NdoorTX
30 Jun 2017 23:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 121
Views: 17290

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

First look at huge Life Time Athletic coming to Dallas' Midtown at old Valley View site https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2017/06/30/first-look-huge-life-time-athletic-coming-midtown-development-valley-view-site You've heard the expression that so-and-so lives at the gym. In a couple of yea...
by NdoorTX
29 Jun 2017 19:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 182
Views: 30563

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Weir's Furniture expanding its Farmers Branch store as it preps for Knox Street plans Weir's Furniture is taking a first step in its plan to redevelop its prime Knox Street location. The Dallas-based retailer's outlet and small warehouse at 4510 Buena Vista St., just a block from the Weir's Furnitur...
by NdoorTX
29 Jun 2017 18:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Energy Square
Replies: 11
Views: 2327

Re: Energy Square

https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1498678310-ext-c01_S.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto=format&q=60&fit=clip https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1498678310-c04.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto=format&q=60&fit=clip https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1498683172-energysquareoverview.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto...
by NdoorTX
29 Jun 2017 16:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 125
Views: 18014

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

the new lighting looks good. now the owner/developer needs to deliver on the long awaited and the ever redesigned residential component. this area is primed and ready for that. in addition, the property manager needs to maintain the whole development better than it has been. the landscaping is suffe...
by NdoorTX
27 Jun 2017 10:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 102
Views: 14147

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Great job to all the volunteers & donors- especially the DFWForum
members.
by NdoorTX
23 May 2017 21:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 48
Views: 11035

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

The Dallas AIA Unbuilt Awards are upon us for 2017. It looks like some pretty stellar projects were never built, but at least we get to see some recognition for the local firms that designed them. Looking at one project in particular, labeled Tech Headquarters Campus for a an unknown company is pret...
by NdoorTX
17 May 2017 16:06
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 158
Views: 24501

Re: DFW Economy

SaLLaD, yeah that's about right
by NdoorTX
09 May 2017 20:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46156

Re: Northpark Center

Local legend gone. It does seem like he lived a long, productive life with plenty of success and accolades. Sadly some rich dope wants to demolish his beautiful 3616 Crescent. :evil: :idea: Hopefully that doesn't happen. At least we'll always have Northpark. http://cdn.significanthomes.com/2868/3616...
by NdoorTX
24 Apr 2017 22:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 360
Views: 55070

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

So it's not listed on the Aesop website, but it looks like Oak Cliff is also getting a location of this upmarket apothecary. The empty space in Bishops next to Oddfellows has window clings announcing this store. We'll see how Bishops continues to evolve- from up and coming neighborhood renaissance t...
by NdoorTX
19 Apr 2017 15:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project
Replies: 47
Views: 7628

Re: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project

This development really needs to put residential first and foremost. If that means it needs to change hands, than so be it. I don't see the demand (regardless of use) for anything more than midrise here. But, I think a primarily mid-rise residential (most likely rental) development with retail at k...

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