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by Tnexster
10 Feb 2020 16:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 769
Views: 370753

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

Making progress across the peak, looks like it's about half is sealed up. Almost done!
by Tnexster
08 Feb 2020 13:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 375
Views: 179010

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

So, the bluish color covering the glass appears to be peeling away in many spots.
by Tnexster
08 Feb 2020 13:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 556
Views: 221809

Re: Oak Lawn

Its supposedly going to be an Italian restaurant concept of some sort. I can't remember the name but they do have a lease which is why all the remodeling has been going on. I’ve heard that Mario’s is relocating here from 5404 Lemmon. Hope it’s true since I really like that restaurant. Love Mario's,...
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 16:06
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 346
Views: 135405

Re: Legacy West

Pharma company Reata makes Plano lease while it waits for new tower to be built Developer Trammell Crow will build the firm’s new headquarters high-rise. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/02/06/pharma-company-reata-makes-plano-lease-while-it-waits-for-new-tower-to-be-built/ Reata...
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 16:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower
Replies: 23
Views: 4378

Re: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower

mhainli wrote:If TC buys this property, hopefully they’ll do something special. TC’s reputation is pretty conservative. The Park District is nice but with that location was expecting more..


Agreed, be nice if they go taller too, maybe up towards 30-35 floors if they can get that kind of approval.
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 15:14
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 38438

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Old Braniff terminal takes off as a new mixed-use project The former airline operations base at Love Field is open for business after years of sitting vacant. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/02/06/old-braniff-terminal-takes-off-as-a-new-mixed-use-project/ Braniff Airways’ old o...
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 11:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower
Replies: 23
Views: 4378

Re: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower

Not upset to see a better use come to this corner but Trulock's does have great chocolate cake.
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 10:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower
Replies: 23
Views: 4378

Re: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower

I've always hated that Trulucks. Hopefully it dies.. The shopping center across the street also should be redeveloped; it's time for something mixed use there. Tons of potential on this end of McKinney Ave. Maybe they will get a deal on the ground floor of the new tower. Although that could potenti...
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 08:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 115
Views: 55350

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Nice...been waiting for this curved facade to take shape.
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 08:38
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 474
Views: 161235

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

North Texas’ tight worker supply could threaten corporate relocations, expansions, U.S. labor secretary says https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/02/06/labor-supply-corporate-relocations-north-texas.html?iana=hpmvp_dal_news_headline A lack of workforce with the education and training employ...
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 08:35
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 474
Views: 161235

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

^Absolutely, Texas Triangle is probably most likely.
by Tnexster
06 Feb 2020 08:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower
Replies: 23
Views: 4378

Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower

Developer Trammell Crow plans new Uptown Dallas tower project McKinney Avenue high-rise would be next door to the Crescent. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/02/06/developer-trammell-crow-plans-new-uptown-dallas-tower-project/ Developer Trammell Crow Co. is eyeing another major p...
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 16:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1067
Views: 337029

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

All reporting seems to suggest otherwise. Perhaps, it is AWS that is allegedly shopping for this new space. Reporting suggests what as otherwise? That the Galleria office is exclusively *not* AWS? The Galleria office is at least partially AWS Professional Services, as my brother in law and a friend...
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 15:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 188
Views: 74882

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood 12

Don't know what they were doing but all kinds of utility work being done on the Harwood 12 site, it was all along Caroline St.
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 12:25
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: The Gate
Replies: 22
Views: 10592

Re: Frisco: The Gate

Developer buys Frisco site for hotel and residential tower https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/02/05/developer-buys-frisco-site-for-hotel-and-residential-tower/ Dallas-based JMJ Hospitality says that it has purchased land in Frisco for its previously announced hotel and residential...
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 12:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Mill Creek Residential (14ST)
Replies: 11
Views: 2921

Mill Creek Residential (14ST)

Work starts on apartment high-rise on U.S. 75 near SMU Mill Creek Residential is building the apartment tower. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/02/05/apartment-high-rise-starting-work-on-us-75-near-smu/ Construction is kicking off on another Dallas high-rise residential building...
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 11:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

https://candysdirt.com/2020/02/05/oak-lawn-committee-revived-braniff-building-among-four-projects-seen/ Yes, I'm aware the article talks about several unrelated projects that could be posted to the respective threads, but I wanted to bring attention to the diagram included for the Miyama project. T...
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 10:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 188
Views: 86455

Re: The Cedars Developments

And if this actually happens, I hate to say it but I always thought there might be a possibility that the Ambassador fire could have been "intentional". But maybe I'm just stirring the pot. A lot of folks on the forum quickly squashed conspiracy-theorizing, but I have always thought it wa...
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 09:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 546
Views: 236016

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

It's hard to tell from street level but I assure you they have been very very active on this building and I would be surprised if they don't complete the work on or before EOY 2020. Electrical, plumbing, framing, sheetrock are all complete on almost all units (hotel and apartments). They have start...
by Tnexster
05 Feb 2020 09:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1067
Views: 337029

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Aren't they expanding at Galleria?
by Tnexster
04 Feb 2020 16:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 188
Views: 86455

Re: The Cedars Developments

I like ambitious on this side of downtown. The time is right.
by Tnexster
04 Feb 2020 08:54
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: The Gate
Replies: 22
Views: 10592

Re: Frisco: The Gate

Dallas developer closes key land acquisition in Frisco https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/02/03/jmj-development.html?iana=hpmvp_dal_news_headline JMJ Development has acquired 4.5 acres at the corner of the Dallas North Tollway and John Hickman Road with plans to bring a luxury hotel and r...
by Tnexster
03 Feb 2020 21:59
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Midlothian Development
Replies: 12
Views: 5936

Re: Midlothian Development

New residential community southwest of Dallas will have thousands of homes
Hanover Property is building the $950 million project in Midlothian.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... -of-homes/
by Tnexster
03 Feb 2020 15:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 282
Views: 117035

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

eburress wrote:The parking was intentionally built above ground so it could someday be converted to office/residential. You can see it on the left-hand side of that rendering, yes, facing those townhomes.


Too bad they don't appear to have plans to at least glass the garage.
by Tnexster
03 Feb 2020 12:16
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 346
Views: 135405

Re: Legacy West

Work starts on Legacy hotel site in Plano
New Mikayo Hotel is planned in Campus at Legacy West

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... -in-plano/
by Tnexster
03 Feb 2020 12:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 282
Views: 117035

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Newest plans: East Quarter tower is under construction
300 Pearl tower will open next year

This is already peeking above ground level.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... struction/
by Tnexster
02 Feb 2020 14:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Pool area about to be walled in.
by Tnexster
31 Jan 2020 15:47
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 304
Views: 109336

Re: Trinity River Park

Why a century’s worth of Dallas’ history will soon be destroyed between the Trinity River levees The landmark AT&SF railroad trestle bridge, an impediment in the floodway, has to come out https://www.dallasnews.com/news/commentary/2020/01/31/why-a-centurys-worth-of-dallas-history-will-soon-be-d...
by Tnexster
31 Jan 2020 14:20
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 411
Views: 171904

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Rural Texas counties to hold public hearing on Dallas to Houston high-speed rail project

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... s_headline
by Tnexster
31 Jan 2020 13:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

muncien wrote:I know living walls are all the rage, but man... you could really make some amazing LED displays with those walls if you wanted to.


I would love to see the living walls come true along with the gardens. Hope they are serious about both of those.
by Tnexster
31 Jan 2020 11:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 381
Views: 138671

Re: AT&T Discovery District

The clarity is amazing
by Tnexster
31 Jan 2020 09:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 104
Views: 28443

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

^Isn't the office side the east side and the new stuff on the west? East side is Noel Rd
by Tnexster
31 Jan 2020 08:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 740
Views: 274075

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Nice, and another one right up next to 345.I really like the short one up next to Adam Hats.
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 21:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce
Replies: 94
Views: 26427

Re: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce

Cbdallas wrote:I have said it before but Deep Ellum is going to become like the West Loop area of Chicago with a cool mix of office living and funk and tech. It is all good. We are no longer the sleepy little city on the prairie.


Tend to agree, I am excited to see what this area evolves into.
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 16:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

lakewoodhobo wrote:Screen Shot 2020-01-30 at 10.56.56 AM.jpg


So, Park District Residences is either 32, 33 or 34 stories depending on what web page you find describing it. Looking at the rendering in this pic, this 30 floor Miyami tower towers above Park Districts 30 plus story tower.

Just pointing that out.
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 15:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

^Thanks....what do we think about that entrance?
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 14:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 62
Views: 19138

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

Another one that impacts 1999 McKinney, even tho they are surrounded by tall and then taller buildings I still love this place and even with all of the towers around would not mind having one.
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 14:40
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Red Oak Development
Replies: 4
Views: 1701

Re: Red Oak Development

itsjrd1964 wrote:That seems a bit far south for a data center site.


Why?
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 14:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

If you are living in the apartment tower behind...along McKinney...your view is about to change drastically. As in, you won't have one. Imagine a balcony that looks at a wall of glass. That's what happens in every urban environment though. Though he should have seen this coming when he bought, 1999...
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 10:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

If you are living in the apartment tower behind...along McKinney...your view is about to change drastically. As in, you won't have one. Imagine a balcony that looks at a wall of glass.
by Tnexster
30 Jan 2020 08:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 11669

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Closer look: New Uptown Dallas high-rise project will include gardens and a hotel KDC and Miyama plan two towers on Klyde Warren Park This actually looks taller than the previous rendering, hopefully somebody can capture all of these renderings. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/...
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 21:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce
Replies: 94
Views: 26427

Re: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce

Fresh renderings: Ground breaks on Deep Ellum's next office tower

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... rings.html
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 21:34
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Affordable Housing Depletion in Dallas
Replies: 2
Views: 3869

Re: Affordable Housing Depletion in Dallas

TREC lays out roadmap to fight blight in Dallas https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/01/29/trec-lays-out-roadmap-to-fight-blight-in-dallas.html?iana=hpmvp_dal_news_headline Renovation and expansion of affordable housing, jobs that pay a living wage, workforce development programs and access...
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 21:23
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Red Oak Development
Replies: 4
Views: 1701

Red Oak Development

Big data center project underway south of Dallas Compass Datacenters is building the 225-acre Red Oak campus. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/01/29/big-datacenter-project-underway-south-of-dallas/ North Texas is getting another huge data center — this one south of Dallas. Addis...
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 21:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace West/West Village: Residential Tower (~250 FT / 23 ST) / Hilton Canopy (8 ST)
Replies: 83
Views: 37155

Re: Cityplace West/West Village: Residential Tower (~250 FT / 23 ST) / Hilton Canopy (8 ST)

I didn't really want to start a new thread for West Village or 3700M... I know we had threads for both on the older site. But seeing today on a few site plans that J Crew is set to vacate their West Village spot. I'm a little surprised by that but the space should fill quickly. J. Crew to close hig...
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 21:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Canyon In Oak Cliff
Replies: 53
Views: 22043

Re: The Canyon In Oak Cliff

Not a lot of activity going on inside the Canyon but they are building a QuikTrip across the street from Olive Garden so that entire hillside has been scraped.
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 21:02
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 64
Views: 32561

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

Nice video, always loved flying into Love from the south. Seeing that reminds one just how much potential there is for development on the east side of downtown, wish more of that would fill in.
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 20:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 381
Views: 138671

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Mgreen15 wrote:First time seeing actual pictures on the screen. Taken from Pacific/Akard.


Saw that when I was leaving work, could see the pictures all the way back towards Ross Tower.
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 16:00
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco Station
Replies: 37
Views: 16569

Re: Frisco Station

VanTrust Announces Third Class A Speculative Office Building at Frisco Station

https://vantrustrealestate.com/vantrust ... o-station/
by Tnexster
29 Jan 2020 11:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel
Replies: 115
Views: 50846

Re: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel

eburress wrote:I really like the look of their SA tower. It's much nicer than the squat building they were planning here in Dallas.


The concept does look good, I agree. I wonder where they are thinking or if they are that serious.

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