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by Cord1936
08 Mar 2019 19:22
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 37
Views: 11805

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7820/47270068882_9fd838a533_o.jpg Downtown Dallas with CityPlace skyline in foreground, 11-27-18 With the cluster of towers having been built over the last few years surrounding the 42 story 560 foot tall CityPlace tower, it has created its own "skyline" at ...
by Cord1936
07 Mar 2019 19:50
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 200
Views: 45054

Re: DFW Economy

https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1551903607-hotelchart.jpg?auto=format&q=50&or=0&w=800 DFW MSA tops Texas MSA's for Hotel Revenue Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, 03-06-19 Dallas-Fort Worth led the state in hotel revenue in 2018. ... DFW hotels took in revenue of almost $3.3 billion last y...
by Cord1936
07 Mar 2019 09:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1035
Views: 194305

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Amazon’s 17 Tech Hubs Stand To Feast On New York’s HQ2 Leftovers by Cameron Sperance, Bisnow Boston, March 4, 2019 Amazon’s 17 North American technology hubs are suddenly in a race for 25,000 jobs, just without the previous HQ2 spectacle. A week after Amazon canceled plans for the Long Island City ...
by Cord1936
05 Mar 2019 14:03
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 200
Views: 45054

Re: DFW Economy

https://cdn.bisnow.net/fit?height=489&type=jpeg&url=https%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fcdn.bisnow.net%2Fcontent%2Fimages%2F2019%2F03%2F5c7e9970d5ccf-texas.jpeg&width=717&sign=I3D1QYNriCN9jzIdXS5JhYIKe-jDmNlIuxYFbmbFMkg Has Robust Industrial Development In McKinney And Beyond Turned Ok...
by Cord1936
05 Mar 2019 14:00
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 200
Views: 45054

Re: DFW Economy

It Would Take Something Drastic To Derail DFW Industrial by Dees Stribling, Dallas Bisnow, February 19, 2019 Now is an exceptional time in the Metroplex industrial market, according to the speakers at Bisnow's DFW Industrial & Logistics Outlook event. There is high demand for space, but supply ...
by Cord1936
01 Mar 2019 23:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 237
Views: 49741

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7879/32311211007_9f576cd628_o.jpg The Epic office and residential towers under construction, Downtown Dallas, 02-26-19 I took this around 4:30pm on 02-26-19, heading west on Elm Street at Good Latimer. The impact this project has on the feel of this end of Deep Ellum ...
by Cord1936
19 Feb 2019 18:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 196
Views: 50199

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)

Can somebody confirm what the actual height of this building will be? I’ve seen some articles saying the tower will be 39 stories and 440 feet, and other sources (like in the link below) saying 41 stories and 540 feet. https://www.daiwahouse.com/English/about/release/pdf/release_e20170702.pdf It's ...
by Cord1936
16 Feb 2019 20:35
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 200
Views: 45054

Re: DFW Economy

https://assets.dmagstatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/dallas-construction-677x451.jpg Dallas Retail and Hotel Construction Plows Ahead Despite significant headwinds and the threat of recession, commercial construction in North Texas is booming. by Jeremiah Jensen, D Magazine Commercial Real Esta...
by Cord1936
15 Feb 2019 19:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 31
Views: 3366

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 Cord1936
14 Feb 2019 11:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1035
Views: 194305

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Amazon knew they were doomed anyway so they made the first move to withdraw rather than suffering the embarrassment of a public rejection: Quote from article below: "This past month, a leading critic of New York subsidies for Amazon’s plan to build a second headquarters in Queens was nominated ...
by Cord1936
02 Feb 2019 21:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1035
Views: 194305

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Meanwhile...regarding Amazon. Amid HQ2 backlash in NYC, Amazon can recall Dallas mayor’s pitch: ‘It’s easy’ in D-FW https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2018/11/27/after-hq2-backlash-amazon-can-recall-mayors-pitch-its-easy-in-d-fw https://cdn.bisnow.net/fit?height=489&type=jpeg&url...
by Cord1936
17 Oct 2018 12:45
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Arts District: Master Plan
Replies: 25
Views: 6039

Re: Arts District: Master Plan

http://res.cloudinary.com/culturemap-com/image/upload/q_auto/ar_4:3,c_fill,g_faces:center,w_1200/v1485275109/photos/244689_original.jpg This ZIP code in Dallas ranks as Texas’ top spot for millennials By John Egan, CultureMap Dallas, Oct 17, 2018, 9:07 am The Dallas Arts District is a bona fide mag...
by Cord1936
04 Oct 2018 22:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 507
Views: 106031

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/477347/hubfs/BUMC_twilight_4X3-677x451-1.jpg?t=1538686999648&width=290&height=193&name=BUMC_twilight_4X3-677x451-1.jpg New Name and Headquarters For Baylor Scott and White, Memorial Hermann? 10/4/2018| by Will Maddox| D CEO Healthcare The short answers to th...
by Cord1936
21 Sep 2018 12:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 519
Views: 127923

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: 17469

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 197
Views: 35111

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: 107
Views: 37709

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: 176
Views: 51288

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: 281
Views: 54587

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: 281
Views: 54587

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: 281
Views: 54587

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 176
Views: 40626

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 237
Views: 49741

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 497
Views: 98674

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 281
Views: 54587

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 1035
Views: 194305

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 200
Views: 45054

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: 18203

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...

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