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by Cord1936
17 Jul 2018 10:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 128
Views: 27037

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

https://mms.businesswire.com/media/20180716005138/en/668039/4/LagunaAuditorium.jpg?download=1 Cinépolis USA Makes Dallas Debut With Opening of Eight-Screen Luxury Cinema at Victory Park 44,000-Square-Foot, 750-Seat Multiplex Serves as the Cinema Anchor for the 75-acre Urban Lifestyle District in Da...
by Cord1936
14 Jul 2018 17:30
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

^^^^^^^ You guys crack me up! LOL! Nokia, a $27 billion dollar, major multinational corporation selects the City of Dallas as its new U.S. National Headquarters and you're going to moan about where the 2,300+ employees they bring to the table are going to eat frigging lunch???? Or where they're goin...
by Cord1936
14 Jul 2018 16:16
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I struggle to get excited about incentives to move from Irving and Plano to “Dallas” aka Coppell. As the DMN headline put it “Dallas awards Nokia 4.8 million to move office 3 miles” This is in the City of Dallas side of Cypress Waters, not Coppell or Irving, but actual city limits of Dallas. Why wo...
by Cord1936
13 Jul 2018 11:46
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

This is a pretty significant win for the City of Dallas ... with Nokia's decision to make Cypress Waters in Dallas its North American headquarters it brings over 2,300 employees to Dallas from Irving and Plano. https://www.dmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Brinker-The-Sound-Aerial-677x451.jpg...
by Cord1936
06 Jul 2018 12:55
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

You know the Dallas area economy is absolutely SIZZLING RED HOT when you have 1,000,000 square feet of retail space being dumped back onto the market yet at the same time the demand is so great that our 2Q18 retail occupancy rate INCREASES and comes close to setting a new all-time high! AMAZING!!! S...
by Cord1936
26 Jun 2018 17:48
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 124
Views: 19873

Re: DFW Airport

This is a pretty cool graphic representing 24 hours of worldwide air traffic.

You can literally see the hive of activity that the Dallas area is in the graphic with DFW and Love Field airports.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1011647986210750464
by Cord1936
26 Jun 2018 14:07
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

For every doom and gloom prognostication there are many more that see the glass full and remaining that way into the foreseeable future ... facts are facts and there is always a doom and gloom pessimist at the ready to spew their negativity! Ha ha! CRE Opinion: The DFW Economy and its Drivers With t...
by Cord1936
21 Jun 2018 09:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 162
Views: 25546

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Landmark Deep Ellum hotel will fly Kimpton flag By Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, 06-20-18 The new Deep Ellum hotel being built in the historic Knights of Pythias building will be operated by Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants. ... Full article: https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/0...
by Cord1936
18 Jun 2018 19:58
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

All of the important economic data is suggesting instead of a slowdown in the Dallas area economy things are actually picking up ... and strengthening above the already red hot levels we've been seeing: Driven by In-Migration, Dallas-Fort Worth Population Growth Tops the Nation Demographic Trends Bo...
by Cord1936
18 Jun 2018 19:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 303
Views: 41869

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Yes, but I saw a sign there that said the entrance was closed temporarily. Hmm... I really want to see this one go up as well as the one next to the Museum Tower. I hope they make it out of the ground this cycle. ^^^^^^^ Not sure why people are acting like the good days are over or nearing an end i...
by Cord1936
13 Jun 2018 13:30
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

Not sure where else to put this so posted it here. Interesting article about the similarities between Dallas and Dubai. https://imageserver-bisnow1.netdna-ssl.com/mFSL12Kb63zhTE4MEj65TzDVztE=/0x0/publisher/5b21104d197b0_BeckGroupUber.jpeg The Beck Group's Uber Skyport Concept: The Hive Courtesy of T...
by Cord1936
09 Jun 2018 12:17
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

man we are kicking houston's ass right now in economy and growth.. the next five years could only widen the gap between houston metro and dfw. I wonder how much of that gap will close if oil stays up fairly high? It has been fascinating to watch the two metros growth patterns evolve. ^^^^^^^ Even i...
by Cord1936
05 Jun 2018 13:30
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

From Phoenix To Frisco: Texas Extends Incentive Dollars To Lure Contractor HQ June 05, 2018 Kimberly Reeves, Bisnow Austin-San Antonio Gov. Greg Abbott offered almost $1M in incentive funds to attract the headquarters of CORE Construction from Phoenix to Frisco. ... CORE Construction has more than ...
by Cord1936
26 May 2018 12:53
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

When the biggest dog of Houston focuses on growing logistics in Dallas you know the logistics momentum here is enormous! Hines Earmarks $600M For Logistics Real Estate, With DFW Topping The Wish List May 08, 2018 Catie Dixon, Dallas BisNow Managing Editor ... Dallas-Fort Worth is one of its top targ...
by Cord1936
23 May 2018 13:02
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

Dallas-Fort Worth Trails Only San Francisco, Seattle In Q1 Net Office Absorption Kimberly Reeves, Bisnow Austin-San Antonio, May 18, 2018 The Dallas-Fort Worth office market is seeing sustained, demand-driven growth with net absorption that rivals the top office markets in the country , according t...
by Cord1936
23 May 2018 12:57
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

Why More People Are Moving to Dallas for Work
Glassdoor says the North Texas job market is still hot.

By Alex Macon, D Magazine, May 21, 2018 2:58 PM

Article: https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2018/05/why-more-people-are-moving-to-dallas-for-work/
by Cord1936
04 May 2018 15:08
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

The Port of Houston is booming, and it is benefiting Texas at large ( especially the Dallas region!) by Catie Dixon, Managing Editor, Houston BisNow.com, May 03, 2018 The port increased inbound containers by 21.6% last year, the largest leap in the country, Colliers reports in its 2018 Industrial S...
by Cord1936
25 Apr 2018 22:36
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

Houston Office Market Records 1.5 Million SF of Negative Absorption in First Quarter RealtyNewsReport, 04-24-18 Meanwhile, while Dallas is the second busiest city in the nation for net office leasing in the first quarter of 2018 Houston suffers one of the worst quarters in its office leasing histor...
by Cord1936
25 Apr 2018 22:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

In high demand: D-FW among busiest U.S. areas when it comes to office leasing & construction Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, 04-24-18 North Texas was one of the top office leasing markets in the country in the first quarter and remains one of the busiest office building markets. Only New York...
by Cord1936
31 Mar 2018 15:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Amazon earned $5.6B in 2017, but paid no federal taxes By Megan Henney, Published February 27, 2018, Markets, FOXBusiness Jeff Bezos’ sprawling e-commerce giant Amazon reportedly raked in more than $5.6 billion in U.S. profits in 2017, but despite that, the company essentially paid $0 in federal in...
by Cord1936
31 Mar 2018 12:27
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

The Dallas area remains absolutely RED HOT! Any worries or concerns about a pull back or slowdown are completely unfounded as the data for the first two months of 2018 indicate yet another record year of construction volume in both the commercial and residential sectors is unfolding before our eyes ...
by Cord1936
30 Mar 2018 16:15
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

Very interesting post from this week's weekly newsletter from Allie Beth Allman Real Estate (week ending 03-30-18): DFW: With major corporate relocation in northern suburbs, support companies are settling in the urban core, especially the large millennial workforces. Uptown and Downtown are leasing ...
by Cord1936
24 Mar 2018 12:19
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 72
Views: 9285

Re: New Census Population Estimates

https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Census-1.jpg https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Top-10-Metros-1.jpg ^^^^^^^ A couple of graphics that tell the incredible story of the enormous growth occurring in the Dallas region. The dominance in population growth for the Dallas r...
by Cord1936
23 Mar 2018 23:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

While not directly related to Dallas attracting Amazon's HQ2, it is eye-opening to read this concerning San Francisco! San Francisco's housing affordability crisis is reaching a critical juncture when it is beginning to affect San Francisco's ability to attract and retain the best tech talent from o...
by Cord1936
23 Mar 2018 11:27
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

More Hyperscale Demand On The Way For Dallas Data Center Market March 22, 2018, by Jeremiah Jensen, Bisnow Dallas More hyperscale users are on their way to the Dallas-Fort Worth data center market in 2018 and 2019 (10 MW to 30 MW of extra demand estimated), according to CBRE's Data Center Solutions...
by Cord1936
23 Mar 2018 11:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 32
Views: 5836

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1521665901-schoolapts2.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto=format&q=60&fit=clip Take a sneak peek at the apartment high-rise planned next to the historic Dallas High School by Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, 03-22-18 Developer Matthews Southwest has given a first loo...
by Cord1936
19 Mar 2018 18:13
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 12039

Re: Downtown Progress

Two Things Driving Downtown Dallas To The Top And One Thing Pulling It Down by Jeremiah Jensen, Dallas Bisnow, February 23, 2018 Downtown Dallas is coming into its own through residential development, infill remodels and city initiatives. Experts say they have seen Downtown morph over the last deca...
by Cord1936
19 Mar 2018 08:41
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

Colliers: Dallas and Houston Were National Leaders in Medical Deals in 2017 from RealtyNewsReport.com, 03-19-18 ... In 2017, Atlanta was No. 1 in medical-related real estate deals with $1.1 billion in sales. Los Angeles, with $973 million in sales, ranked second. Dallas, with $893 million in sales ...
by Cord1936
15 Mar 2018 09:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

There are obviously two camps among us on this subject: those who think Dallas doesn't measure up and those who think the glass is more full rather than empty. It is a major criteria for Amazon in their selection and it will just be interesting to see how the cards play out on this one. Of great int...
by Cord1936
15 Mar 2018 08:08
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

I receive a weekly newsletter from Allie Beth Allman Real Estate that nearly always has very interesting and topical statistics for the area. The following three are from last weeks March 9th newsletter: DFW: DFW is the state’s biggest hotel market, reports Source Strategies, raking in slightly over...
by Cord1936
01 Mar 2018 22:57
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 12039

Re: Downtown Progress

https://www.dmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/photo-4_photo_courtesy-of-Gensler.jpg CRE Opinion: Streets Alive in Downtown Dallas As Downtown Dallas Inc. nears its 60th anniversary, DDI remains committed to speaking for "today and tomorrow, rather than yesterday." By Kourtny Garret...
by Cord1936
21 Feb 2018 19:43
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

https://eus-www.sway-cdn.com/s/L6WeXwbxQKgsvP9m/images/7d9X9eK_zaF0Sl?quality=1485&allowAnimation=true Photo courtesy of TexasStar ... thank you for such a beautiful shot of this building! Downtown Dallas' newest office building attracts Boston health care firm rumored to be eyeing move by Sabr...
by Cord1936
18 Feb 2018 16:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Amazon slam? Among HQ2 finalists, Dallas-Fort Worth ranks next to last in college-educated millennials Mitchell Schnurman, Business columnist, Dallas Morning News, 02-16-18 By some measures, higher education is Dallas’ great weakness in the Amazon sweepstakes. The region still doesn’t have a true T...
by Cord1936
15 Feb 2018 16:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

https://imageserver-bisnow1.netdna-ssl.com/U7RU9c1mrfHqDdLg6WOOYLgzrPM=/0x0/publisher/5a85b3656ed1e_Downtown_Dallas_real.jpeg Can Amazon Take Dallas To The Big Leagues? Jeremiah Jensen, Bisnow Dallas, February 15, 2018 According to some predictions, Dallas is the most likely candidate for Amazon's ...
by Cord1936
04 Feb 2018 14:59
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 57
Views: 7304

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

https://images.adsttc.com/media/images/5a74/dae5/f197/cc7f/6e00/076d/slideshow/uymqjvurpznhccwtdeyk.jpg?1517607646 https://images.adsttc.com/media/images/5a74/d680/f197/cc7f/6e00/0762/slideshow/WO-ROG-20121027-DDiers-Olive_to_Pearl-LRG.jpg?1517606521 Klyde Warren Park wins 2018 American Institute o...
by Cord1936
01 Feb 2018 11:53
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

This relocation by CBRE Hotels from Houston to Dallas is a prime example of what is occurring on a much broader and larger context. The age old "struggle", if you will, between Houston and Dallas for supremacy has been decided ... Dallas already has and is pulling away from Houston in ever...
by Cord1936
30 Jan 2018 19:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Lord knows last time I checked Donald doesn’t like Bezos and Bezos doesn’t like Donald. One is a successful business man and the other is “controversial” and please people don’t take this too far. Bezos won’t want to make the president look good with bringing good jobs to DC. And you don’t need to ...
by Cord1936
30 Jan 2018 19:27
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 245
Views: 34063

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

I am counting the blessing that at least the train stops at edge of our downtown and will be able to connect with DART at the center of our city. Houston was not so lucky. ^^^^^^^ Exactly! Downtown Dallas Cedar's District is just a mere stone's throw from the Dallas CBD while Downtown Houston has b...
by Cord1936
29 Jan 2018 16:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

I'm afraid it's going to East Coast city. Jeff Bezos lives in DC. 3 DC metro areas on the shortlist. That's the preferred landing spot now IMO. ^^^^^^^ I read a very recent article by a NYC Bisnow writer claiming that the decision was D.C. all along and the whole exercise was a sham. It may be true...
by Cord1936
27 Jan 2018 19:19
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 23426

Re: DFW Economy

DFW Building Activity Topped $22.2 Billion in 2017 By Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, 01-25-18 Recap: * DFW set a new all-time construction volume record at $22.2 billion in 2017 * DFW ranked as number 2 in the nation in 2017 after NYC's $41.1 billion * DFW 2017 dollar volume is 6% more than 2016...
by Cord1936
27 Jan 2018 19:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Only the top five "big boys" - Dallas, NYC, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC - plus one wildcard city - Toronto - have a realistic chance of hosting Amazon's new headquarters just given the unprecedented tech hiring requirements for HQ2. Even with tech hiring phased in over several year...
by Cord1936
26 Jan 2018 14:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Only the top five "big boys" - Dallas, NYC, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC - plus one wildcard city - Toronto - have a realistic chance of hosting Amazon's new headquarters just given the unprecedented tech hiring requirements for HQ2. Even with tech hiring phased in over several years...
by Cord1936
11 Jan 2018 18:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 355
Views: 53134

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:What's up with the civil engineering photo attached above ^ lol

^^^^^^^
Have no idea ... other than it was with the article ... it doesn't make sense so I removed it. Ha ha!
by Cord1936
11 Jan 2018 18:12
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Please let it be HQ2! https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4557/24631173938_837181424e_o.jpg Downtown Dallas, June 2017, on Flickr PMRG: Dallas-Fort Worth still has one big relocation on the horizon By Candace Carlisle, Dallas Business Journal, Jan 9, 2018, 2:59pm After some big companies relocating to No...
by Cord1936
11 Jan 2018 17:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 355
Views: 53134

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Building Alert: New Multifamily Property Planned In Bishop Arts January 10, 2018, Jeremiah Jensen, Bisnow Dallas Crimson Building LLC filed permits for a multifamily development at 200 North Bishop Ave. in the Bishop Arts District. The property is planned for 388K SF and is valued at $40.7M. The ow...
by Cord1936
04 Jan 2018 18:49
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I love these small relocations, they are easy to squeeze into existing office space and they usually grow once they they get here. ^^^^^^^ Exactly! Small has a way of getting much bigger over time. Just looking at LST's plans for this year their new Dallas corporate office will go from 10 people up...
by Cord1936
04 Jan 2018 13:36
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

The red hot growth in Dallas begets yet more growth and expansion, from some of the largest to smaller companies: Indiana marketing firm shifting operations to Dallas by Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, 01-03-18 An Indiana-based marketing firm is moving its operations to Dallas. LST Marketing is re...
by Cord1936
19 Dec 2017 11:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90199

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Hello Amazon! Key takeaways from article: * Dallas area top job producer in nation YOY Oct. 2017 with 94,000+ new jobs added * More than 32,000 tech office workers added to Dallas area since 2011 * Tech firms now account for 20% of Dallas area office market with a total tech population of almost 140...
by Cord1936
19 Dec 2017 11:23
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 245
Views: 34063

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Downtown Houston HSR station now eliminated with the electrified route now idenfitied as the chosen and preferred route for the HSR. Downtown Dallas' Cedars District to a location in NW Houston will be the two main stations in each city. Newly Released High-Speed Rail Impact Study Highlights Potenti...
by Cord1936
18 Dec 2017 13:56
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 192
Views: 25157

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

By completing CH2M merger, $15B Jacobs will bring hundreds of jobs to Dallas by Candace Carlisle, Dallas Business Journal, 12-18-17 Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) has closed on a long-awaited $2.85 billion deal to acquire rival Denver-based CH2M HILL Companies Ltd. — its biggest deal in ...

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