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by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Feb 2020 22:55
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 482
Views: 178477

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

It'll be in West or south Texas. Definitely won't be in a large metro. Any insight behind this statement? My observation is that theyve learned their lesson from the first Giga factory. Its harder to hire people, low housing availability, overwhelms infrastructure. https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth...
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Feb 2020 21:09
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 482
Views: 178477

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

It'll be in West or south Texas. Definitely won't be in a large metro.
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Feb 2020 10:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 194
Views: 93290

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 Tivo_Kenevil
05 Feb 2020 09:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 256209

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Zmitz wrote:Will this building have the vertical pinstripes lit up? I'm sure I saw one lit up recently - that would be a nice addition to the nighttime skyline.

That seems to be the case with some of the recent testing.
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Feb 2020 15:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 194
Views: 93290

Re: The Cedars Developments

Seems overly ambitious for this area.
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Feb 2020 10:07
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 363
Views: 145310

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Darts been installing lights and guard rails at the stations recently. I think this is motivated by the deaths that have occurred along the rail stations recently.
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jan 2020 19:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 126
Views: 60120

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Unsure where to post... Technically it's oak Cliff so I'll place here. .. The Trinity Flooring and Tile buildings off Beckley and 30 have been demolished. These were situated right along Beckley with direct access to the Trinity river levee. There's been a sign for a carwash place there since 2015 ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jan 2020 18:47
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 363
Views: 145310

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

I wonder if it would be possible to create a partnership between the AA Center and the Irving and Dallas Convention centers and any other event space that is off the DART rail stations where a holder of a ticket stub could use that as a pass on the DART trains the day of that event. It would encour...
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jan 2020 18:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 256209

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

lakewoodhobo wrote:

Tomorrow is the first day of February and the clock is ticking.

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For what exactly?
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Jan 2020 12:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 572
Views: 240579

Re: Oak Lawn

Historic Braniff Airways hostess dorm on the tollway will be restored for retail and office space https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/09/18/historic-braniff-airways-hostess-dorm-on-the-tollway-will-be-restored-for-retail-and-office-space/ Bar and restaurant on the first floor, offi...
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Jan 2020 11:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 14254

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Somehow the AMLI tower is still under construction and this new project is completed in the rendering lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Jan 2020 09:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 14254

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

eburress wrote:Once both phases are complete, yes, that (two towers) is correct.


It appears to be 3 towers. There's the 30 story hotel, 30 story office, and a smaller office tower. Take a look at slideshow with color coded towers. There's 2 office buildings.
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Jan 2020 09:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 14254

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

I must agree, the design is uninspiring ... Good to see one more lot go vertical though.

The hotel component will be a welcome sign.
by Tivo_Kenevil
29 Jan 2020 22:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce
Replies: 111
Views: 32120

Re: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce

16 stories... This will dominate Deep Ellumm.
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Jan 2020 23:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 72
Views: 25983

Re: Design District 1.0

What's up with 80's lambo and the guy in a suit in the front of the rendering? Lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Jan 2020 20:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 72
Views: 25983

Re: Design District 1.0

Yet another music venue.
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Jan 2020 17:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 14254

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Cbdallas wrote:Another question will this be all office or will some be apartments when completed.

First phase office. Second phase... ????
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Jan 2020 10:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 74
Views: 14254

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

R1070 wrote:Good development for that spot. Would love to see some hotel or residential in the 2nd phase.


I'd like to see a hotel/residence combo. Give me 42 story condo building with views of KWP..
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jan 2020 15:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 320
Views: 142334

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Hope they took care of the vermin
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jan 2020 11:57
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 482
Views: 178477

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Too bad we can't START the businesses here. That's the flip side to this situation. The relocations won't last forever and if they do the competition will get stiffer to land them. https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewdepietro/2019/11/13/best-worst-states-entrepreneurs-2020/#12410f1546a6 Here are the...
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Jan 2020 20:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 320
Views: 142334

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

The Scarlet pumpernickel? What is that?!
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Jan 2020 14:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 482
Views: 178477

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Too bad we can't START the businesses here. That's the flip side to this situation. The relocations won't last forever and if they do the competition will get stiffer to land them.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jan 2020 14:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 284
Views: 127570

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Is this tower different than the 17 story building that the farmers market ppl were crying about?
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jan 2020 13:48
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 297
Views: 98620

Re: I-345

They could double deck the lanes. One on top the others. I'd be okay if they just removed all the on/off ramps. That's the biggest impediment imo.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jan 2020 07:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 126
Views: 60120

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Polar Bear Ashburns building is on fire and burning to the ground. Screen Shot 2020-01-16 at 10.20.02 PM.jpg Thank God. Yeah it’s been a dump for years, but only because the owners let it get that way. If you or I owned a house and let it rot like that, we would be up to our eyeballs in code violat...
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jan 2020 00:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 126
Views: 60120

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

lakewoodhobo wrote:Polar Bear Ashburns building is on fire and burning to the ground.

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Thank God.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jan 2020 20:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 95
Views: 27624

Re: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)

lakewoodhobo wrote:They must've gotten a massive discount on those precast concrete panels because here is project #3 with the same faux 3D brick pattern.

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What can I say bro.. Jesus Saves $$
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jan 2020 16:06
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Silver Line
Replies: 328
Views: 143651

Re: Silver Line

art_suckz wrote:IMO the parking lots should be shopping centers with businesses paying leases to DART

All Dart lots should be mixed used stations. Imagine having a couple Mockingbird stations around town. That's just good for everyone including non-DART riders.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jan 2020 10:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 147
Views: 52466

Re: New Census Population Estimates

Can confirm Garland and Mesquite and Parts South of the Irving Convention Center in Irving are in rough shape. Arlington is ugly everywhere. I think Plano and Richardson have done a better job in staying relevant and more liveable when compared to other inner ring Suburbs. Im not familiar with Carro...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Jan 2020 17:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 415
Views: 154471

Re: AT&T Discovery District

That sky bridge is such an eyesore
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Jan 2020 13:39
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Silver Line
Replies: 328
Views: 143651

Re: Silver Line

One area I wish we DART thought about more is a circle around Dallas county and more service to Mesquite areas. Purple Line anyone? ... Mesquite, Allen, McKinney, Frisco have already said they don't want to be part of Dart. Why does everyone keep dreaming of expansion, towards areas that don't want...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2020 18:06
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 297
Views: 98620

Re: I-345

"Trenching" 345 doesn't free up real estate though. I doubt anything but 1 story buildings would be allowed above a cut and cover "trench" rather do Riverfront and 35 than i345
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2020 17:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 415
Views: 154471

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Any idea on the pricing?
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2020 13:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 142
Views: 52696

Re: Lower Greenville Development

It'll probably be converted to a local Tex Mex spot.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2020 10:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 181
Views: 85613

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Well, that just means the Central Market development can include that land in their following phase. Could be part of the slowdown. If the land was suddenly available they might have sent the project back to be redesigned to take the land into account particularly if previous versions had this land...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2020 10:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 746
Views: 297946

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Man, not HKS...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2020 11:24
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: General roads/transport. issues
Replies: 26
Views: 13202

Re: General roads/transport. issues

He never said anything about toll roads tho lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2020 00:01
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 297
Views: 98620

Re: I-345

mhainli wrote:Trench 345 with thru lanes only in the trench, local and DT access at surface, deck park possibilities in several locations.. seems like the only viable option

I'd rather trench 30 and 35
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2020 13:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 746
Views: 297946

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Sterling Bay sounds like a Barbados Rum distillery. I can't un-think this.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2020 00:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 117
Views: 60400

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Tnexster wrote:Driving around downtown today and happened to find myself looking right at this tower. Haven't really appreciated how much of an impact this building has on the east side of 345.

This has got the be the slowest building project from the last 3 yrs
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2020 00:15
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Reverchon Park
Replies: 45
Views: 17490

Re: Reverchon Park

Boooo....watch them add a hulking garage to the property.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jan 2020 18:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 95
Views: 27624

Re: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)

FB doesn't release any renders or make announcements as to what is coming here. They know the development is pure ass.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jan 2020 21:50
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Reverchon Park
Replies: 45
Views: 17490

Re: Reverchon Park

Better yet just get rid of the baseball field and add more park!
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jan 2020 20:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 486
Views: 248099

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

.... These stores shouldn't be asking for handouts.glad the city came to their senses.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jan 2020 00:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena
Replies: 27
Views: 8400

Re: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena

Sigh... The last thing the region needs is another music venue.It's like venues just keep cannibalizing each other. Somethings gotta give.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jan 2020 00:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 746
Views: 297946

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Is this the reelfx space? Can't decide if this is uglier than the Hines Deep ellum project or not :/
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Jan 2020 13:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: Old Parkland
Replies: 51
Views: 17236

Re: Oaklawn: Old Parkland

exelone31 wrote:I may be in the minority, but I would gladly take these faux historic buildings over a generic wall of apartments.


People > Faux-Landmark
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Jan 2020 13:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: Old Parkland
Replies: 51
Views: 17236

Re: Oaklawn: Old Parkland

I am fine with them building the tower but why are they just adding gaudier tower for what appears to be no reason? Like even its location on the site seems kinda thrown in like some sort of Sim City throw-in. Did they get a new Dallas Money expansion pack? +10 for Sim City Reference But seriously....
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Jan 2020 10:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: Old Parkland
Replies: 51
Views: 17236

Re: Oaklawn: Old Parkland

Is it really a "public" landmark?... Old Parkland seems like the Willy Wonka factory. No one ever comes in, and no one ever comes out.

Hardly will be noticed by the public.
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Jan 2020 23:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey
Replies: 66
Views: 21744

Re: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey

tamtagon wrote:Is this still a thing?

Safe to say it's dead

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