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by Cord1936
21 Sep 2018 12:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 385
Views: 66123

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

Its already connected. We don't need to waste money on an intrusive and giant overpass that will look more like the mixmaster than a linear park. ^^^^^^^ I tend to agree with you ... the Arts District and near CBD areas along with Uptown and near Victory Park areas are already booming. If money wer...
by Cord1936
12 Sep 2018 16:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: McKinney & Olive Tower (335 FT | 21 ST)
Replies: 56
Views: 12146

Re: Uptown Dallas: McKinney & Olive Tower (335 FT | 21 ST)

https://imageserver-bisnow1.netdna-ssl.com/lOBXeWy9jYg2fmwxNzr72M1u7c4=/0x0/publisher/5844c68915bf9_MO2.jpeg With four new leases the office portion of McKinney & Olive is now 100% leased. The Uptown mixed-use building, which had 480K SF available to lease, inked four office deals totaling 24K ...
by Cord1936
04 Sep 2018 22:57
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 168
Views: 26206

Re: DFW Economy

^^^^^^^ No shortage of optimism is putting it mildly. Here is a glimpse of what is about to unfold in Houston concerning ever greater office vacancy problems: Houston Landlords, Brace Yourself: 43 Full Floors of Sublease Office Space Coming Back in the Next 12 Months, Colliers Says Realty Report New...
by Cord1936
31 Aug 2018 19:26
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 168
Views: 26206

Re: DFW Economy

LendingTree's recent analysis shows Dallas as the 9th most valuable city in America according to residential real estate with a value of $549 billion dollars, equivalent to the entire GDP of Sweden ... Dallas is the only Texas city to make the top 10. Houston ranked 13th, Austin 24th and San Antonio...
by Cord1936
01 Aug 2018 10:47
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 168
Views: 26206

Re: DFW Economy

Meanwhile, in the tale of two cities: 50 Million Square Feet Vacant in Houston: Worst Vacancy Rate in 30+ Years, NAI Reports HOUSTON, By Ralph Bivins, Realty News Report, 07-31-18 Key excerpts: * 50 MSF vacant in Houston, worst office vacancy in over 30 years, * Houston seeing historically high vaca...
by Cord1936
01 Aug 2018 10:39
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 168
Views: 26206

Re: DFW Economy

https://imageserver-bisnow1.netdna-ssl.com/YIoWUG9E4CXJ68U4EoZYJ5D_V3I=/0x0/publisher/58b4a2b62d67f_717_Harwood_Exterior_Wide.jpeg PMRG Q2 Report: DFW Office Market Still Strong By Kerry Curry, July 26, 2018, Dallas Bisnow With a humming North Texas economy as the backdrop, the DFW office market co...
by Cord1936
29 Jul 2018 22:41
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 168
Views: 18229

Re: Trinity River Park

Note to City of Dallas: do this with the envisioned grand Trinity River Lakes and Park! There are ways to tame this problem ... Bangkok has set the standard with a tiny 11 acre park that is a huge sponge! Just imagine what could be done with the amount of land available in the Trinity basin ... I ad...
by Cord1936
21 Jul 2018 10:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: Cinépolis /The 23 (~273 FT / 23 ST)
Replies: 104
Views: 26080

Re: Victory Park: Cinépolis /The 23 (~273 FT / 23 ST)

Has anyone seen any details on the opening of the theater? I couldn't find anything from a brief Google search. 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 4...
by Cord1936
17 Jul 2018 10:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 135
Views: 29401

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: 201
Views: 28104

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: 201
Views: 28104

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: 201
Views: 28104

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 148
Views: 22785

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 178
Views: 28986

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 398
Views: 51600

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 201
Views: 28104

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 89
Views: 10561

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 35
Views: 6477

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: 12964

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 12964

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: 201
Views: 28104

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 7847

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 264
Views: 36975

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 168
Views: 26206

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: 778
Views: 100541

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: 778
Views: 100541

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...

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