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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby muncien » 07 May 2019 11:09

Where are those people walking to in that bottom picture? There's nothing over there...
Their cars in the parking lot, maybe?
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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Tnexster » 07 May 2019 12:36

So this is office product number two announced since we heard about the lack of new product coming online to meet demand. Well, three if you count the office building at central market in Uptown. But, a lot of new towers have been announced of late, impressive since we keep hearing that this cycle is done.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby dallaz » 14 May 2019 14:07

I walked down to Victory Park this morning/early afternoon and was surprised at all the people that were patronizing the businesses. It actually had some type of energy.

I also seen someone who I assume to be a part of the redevelopment of Victory Park, talking to someone about the new restaurants that are going to open in VP. I know for sure he said a Chipotle is going in and some other places...which I’ve never heard of and sadly I forgot the names. Things seem to be looking up for VP and it makes me hella excited.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby lakewoodhobo » 14 May 2019 14:15

dallaz wrote:I walked down to Victory Park this morning/early afternoon and was surprised at all the people that were patronizing the businesses. It actually had some type of energy.

I also seen someone who I assume to be a part of the redevelopment of Victory Park, talking to someone about the new restaurants that are going to open in VP. I know for sure he said a Chipotle is going in and some other places...which I’ve never heard of and sadly I forgot the names. Things seem to be looking up for VP and it makes me hella excited.


You know VP turned the corner if Chipotle wants to move in. I expected them to return downtown at some point and I was hoping it would be inside the loop, but this makes sense.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby dallaz » 14 May 2019 14:29

lakewoodhobo wrote:
dallaz wrote:I walked down to Victory Park this morning/early afternoon and was surprised at all the people that were patronizing the businesses. It actually had some type of energy.

I also seen someone who I assume to be a part of the redevelopment of Victory Park, talking to someone about the new restaurants that are going to open in VP. I know for sure he said a Chipotle is going in and some other places...which I’ve never heard of and sadly I forgot the names. Things seem to be looking up for VP and it makes me hella excited.


You know VP turned the corner if Chipotle wants to move in. I expected them to return downtown at some point and I was hoping it would be inside the loop, but this makes sense.
Yeah, VP has greatly improved since the last time I was there and it shows. I’m sure many other businesses will start to follow. Especially, when the new residential tower gets built. BTW the streetlights had banners that said “SoVi”. I was like what the hell...what’s with the acronyms?! I just can’t get myself to say “South Victory” let alone “SoVi”. Ewww...lol :lol:

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby DPatel304 » 14 May 2019 16:15

Thanks for the positive update. It's very surprising to hear there was some activity considering it's a Tuesday during the day.

I really think the Stars getting so deep into the playoffs really helped bring a TON of people out to the area at just the right time. So many people were telling me they went there to watch the games and were shocked at how much there was to do in VP now.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby homeworld1031tx » 14 May 2019 16:33

DPatel304 wrote:Thanks for the positive update. It's very surprising to hear there was some activity considering it's a Tuesday during the day.

I really think the Stars getting so deep into the playoffs really helped bring a TON of people out to the area at just the right time. So many people were telling me they went there to watch the games and were shocked at how much there was to do in VP now.


I think this is a very accurate take - it was interesting to see the crowds that the stars brought both for games and for watch parties during the away games. It's always happened but I've never seen it at this scale and of course at this length due to their playoffs success. Definitely helped showcase what Victory has to offer. Hell, just Hero alone has boosted the liveliness of the area significantly.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby dallaz » 14 May 2019 16:42

DPatel304 wrote:Thanks for the positive update. It's very surprising to hear there was some activity considering it's a Tuesday during the day.

I really think the Stars getting so deep into the playoffs really helped bring a TON of people out to the area at just the right time. So many people were telling me they went there to watch the games and were shocked at how much there was to do in VP now.
Now that you mention it, that makes a lot of sense. The good weather we’re having I’m sure is helping as well. Many of the restaurant patios were pretty full this afternoon too.

BTW Klyde Warren Park was packed to the brim with people. It was so full that I lowkey felt claustrophobic and it was very difficult to find a spot to chill. I guess that’s a good problem to have. I should have took a picture because it was seriously packed! It literally looked like a Saturday afternoon.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby ArtVandelay » 14 May 2019 23:00

The old Chase bank next to the CVS on main would be a perfect Chipotle spot in the loop.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby dalbert » 15 May 2019 15:37

New concept called "Feed Me Pronto" is opening next to Sift + Pour. Looks like a strong fast-casual addition.

https://www.feedmepronto.com/locations

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby ArtVandelay » 15 May 2019 16:15

Local Press + Brew has closed in VP.

https://www.guidelive.com/food-and-drin ... rite-drink

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby willyk » 15 May 2019 22:31

ArtVandelay wrote:Local Press + Brew has closed in VP.

https://www.guidelive.com/food-and-drin ... rite-drink


It was oddly run. They never turned the sign on in the mornings—to save money? Anyway at the busiest time of day for a juice place it looked closed. Strange.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby j_d_p » 16 May 2019 10:30

dalbert wrote:New concept called "Feed Me Pronto" is opening next to Sift + Pour. Looks like a strong fast-casual addition.

https://www.feedmepronto.com/locations


This has allegedly been opening for 2 years. I'll believe it when I see it.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Tivo_Kenevil » 16 May 2019 12:34

willyk wrote:
ArtVandelay wrote:Local Press + Brew has closed in VP.

https://www.guidelive.com/food-and-drin ... rite-drink


It was oddly run. They never turned the sign on in the mornings—to save money? Anyway at the busiest time of day for a juice place it looked closed. Strange.


I live near by. I always thought it was a motorcycle club. So never went.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby DPatel304 » 16 May 2019 16:57

Deep Ellum's biggest landlord acquires Dallas complex Victory Park
http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/real- ... eep-ellum/

I don't really know how important/significant this is, but here it is.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby gchrisbailey » 29 May 2019 08:37

R1070 wrote:The Lexi is proposed for a different area of Harwood.


Whoops...I saw the proposed structure height of 650+ feet and thought it must be the long planned Lexi...
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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby maconahey » 07 Jun 2019 20:26

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby clcrash19 » 08 Jun 2019 10:14

Taking core samples for the 15 story?

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Tnexster » 08 Jun 2019 12:23

That's a large parking area, didn't realize that large of a section was still remaining.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Kelley USA » 12 Jun 2019 11:21

The Hard Rock Café is closing... I'm honestly surprised it lasted this long. I'm not sure who ever actually went here? I went once when it first opened and actually thought the place looked pretty cool. But, she gone at the end of July!

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... s_headline

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Tnexster » 12 Jun 2019 11:26

Never once set foot in that place.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby eburress » 12 Jun 2019 12:46

I didn't even know Dallas had a Hard Rock Hotel. The last Hard Rock in town I was aware of was the one on McKinney Ave.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby dukemeredith » 12 Jun 2019 13:27

Not a hotel, only a cafe.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby DPatel304 » 12 Jun 2019 13:37

I never went here either, and I always thought it was such an odd location. I hope they have plans to relocate somewhere more prominent.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby exelone31 » 12 Jun 2019 13:43

Yeah I'm also pretty surprised the Hard Rock lasted this long. Maybe with a large-ish company like Hard Rock, they were able to eat the cost for a while before calling it quits.

My purely speculative Spidey sense tells me that a steak house is bound to move in there. Something like Fogo de Chao could work in that chainy corner of VP.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby joshua.dodd » 12 Jun 2019 16:01

No business? Too high rent costs? Why are they closing?

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Cbdallas » 12 Jun 2019 16:35

Outside of Vegas is there even a brand for Hard Rock anymore???

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby tamtagon » 12 Jun 2019 16:38

I think the one in Atlanta is busy all the time.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby CTroyMathis » 12 Jun 2019 20:14

Circo will die probably.

So, put the HRC back where it's supposed to be. On McKinney Ave where it was before, only with a tower over it. Throw in a golden grasshopper and palms, too.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby tamtagon » 12 Jun 2019 21:01

HRC Convention Ctr?

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Tucy » 13 Jun 2019 10:32

Cbdallas wrote:Outside of Vegas is there even a brand for Hard Rock anymore???


They have about 185 Hard Rock Cafes and almost 50 hotels all over the world and they are rapidly expanding the hotel brand. So, apparently, yes.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby R1070 » 13 Jun 2019 10:50

I think a hotel/restaurant near the convention center would do well.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby lakewoodhobo » 13 Jun 2019 11:16

DART Approves Victory Plaza Development Agreement

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) board approved a development agreement for Victory Plaza with Anland North Commercial LP on Tuesday, June 11.

The development agreement allows for the financing, design, engineering and construction of DART's one-acre Victory Plaza with Anland maintaining it through the Victory Owners Association for ten years following completion of construction.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby ArtVandelay » 13 Jun 2019 14:42

Anyone know what's behind the garage doors along the path? I've always thought they would be good spots to sell food/snacks, etc. to people coming to/from the DART station on game days.
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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby jsoto3 » 13 Jun 2019 22:44

DART Approves Victory Plaza Development Agreement
https://www.dart.org/news/news.asp?ID=1403

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) board approved a development agreement for Victory Plaza with Anland North Commercial LP on Tuesday, June 11.

The development agreement allows for the financing, design, engineering and construction of DART's one-acre Victory Plaza with Anland maintaining it through the Victory Owners Association for ten years following completion of construction.

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DART acquired the land during construction of their light-rail line for the purpose of constructing and operating a future plaza that would connect Victory Station to American Airlines Center and the Victory Development.

Anland owns approximately three acres of property located at 2601 Victory Avenue, north of and adjacent to the DART property and intends to develop it with a 350,000 square foot class "A" office building and 13,000 square feet of retail space.

Anland's new development is estimated to employ 1,200 employees, and the impact to DART's ridership is expected to be 180 new riders per day.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby clcrash19 » 19 Jun 2019 15:44

Drove by this site this morning and it looks like more stuff is being placed on the surface lot/site area.. work starting soon maybe?

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby uptown74 » 19 Jun 2019 17:53

CTroyMathis wrote:Circo will die probably.

So, put the HRC back where it's supposed to be. On McKinney Ave where it was before, only with a tower over it. Throw in a golden grasshopper and palms, too.



I love this idea

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby R1070 » 19 Jun 2019 18:30

Or in the Epic

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby Cbdallas » 20 Jun 2019 11:34

Or in that stupid Circo concept on McKinney.

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby exelone31 » 20 Jun 2019 13:59

Maybe that place next to Blackfriar?




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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby cowboyeagle05 » 22 Jun 2019 11:32

Tucy wrote:
Cbdallas wrote:Outside of Vegas is there even a brand for Hard Rock anymore???


They have about 185 Hard Rock Cafes and almost 50 hotels all over the world and they are rapidly expanding the hotel brand. So, apparently, yes.


Didn't they sell the Hard Rock Las Vegas to Virgin for conversion into Virgins hotel concept?

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Re: Victory Park 3.0

Postby CTroyMathis » 24 Jun 2019 19:06

CTroyMathis wrote:Circo will die probably.

So, put the HRC back where it's supposed to be. On McKinney Ave where it was before, only with a tower over it. Throw in a golden grasshopper and palms, too.


I do believe Circo just closed after last night. . . (Will repost in appropriate thread, though.)


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