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Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 26 Apr 2019 18:00
by ArtVandelay
Does it look like they are not building up?

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 26 Apr 2019 21:41
by jsoto3
maconahey wrote:I'm guessing they're going to put up stick construction on top of this?

Yep, per the rendering this appears to be a "5-over-2" (5 stories of wood over 2 stories of concrete podium), currently the most cost-effective way to construct a 7-story multi-family residential building, especially if you want to incorporate ground floor retail.

https://www.nishkian.com/cost-effective ... struction/
https://www.awc.org/pdf/education/des/R ... 140210.pdf
https://www.thinkwood.com/news/how-a-po ... ry-project

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 05 Jun 2019 12:36
by mdg109
Went by this site last night, and it still looks about the same as the photos from late April. Anyone have info on this?

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 06 Jun 2019 12:33
by itsjrd1964
I've seen very little action from the site since the concrete got done. No preparations, no milling about, no coffee/donuts. I see more from the loiterers by the 7-Eleven. Hopefully this isn't another fake-out like 2000 Ross.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 06 Jun 2019 23:09
by willyk
Labor shortage maybe.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 10 Jul 2019 20:02
by ArtVandelay
Does anyone know whether the developer can fake us out and just put up a parking deck with no apartments/condos? They had to get approval from the landmark commission b/c it’s in a historic district. It looks like they are ready to open up the parking garage.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 10 Jul 2019 21:20
by CTroyMathis
In addition: https://twitter.com/mattvermillion/stat ... 9265104896

Wondering if we need to go back and read something that might've given a clue there would be a phase where the garage would open and the 5/2 would begin (at a later date, perhaps not too much later) over it while garage is in operation. No idea here, but, the pause is certainly noticeable.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 11 Jul 2019 09:46
by cowboyeagle05
Well, they did say the parking was of immediate need for the DMN HQ and the Hotel. I am sure they want the units to come online around the time the park is going up and Harwood Park is still in the process. I doubt leasing of those units will go very well until there is a park going forward.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 11 Jul 2019 21:50
by Tnexster
cowboyeagle05 wrote:Well, they did say the parking was of immediate need for the DMN HQ and the Hotel. I am sure they want the units to come online around the time the park is going up and Harwood Park is still in the process. I doubt leasing of those units will go very well until there is a park going forward.


Reasonable explanation, lets hope that's the case.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 12 Jul 2019 09:13
by lakewoodhobo
cowboyeagle05 wrote:Well, they did say the parking was of immediate need for the DMN HQ and the Hotel. I am sure they want the units to come online around the time the park is going up and Harwood Park is still in the process. I doubt leasing of those units will go very well until there is a park going forward.


This makes a lot of sense if you believe Centurion plans on keeping the Statler and library as a long-term investment (and I hope they do). What's more likely to happen is that one or both pieces will be sold in the next couple of years, and then whether or not to build the apartments is up to the next owner.

It's why the developer should've built the apartment shell first and finish them out at a later time, like what was done with the Parkside condos facing Klyde Warren.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 13 Jul 2019 19:41
by joshua.dodd
willyk wrote:Labor shortage maybe.


Or possibly a sign of a slowdown in the market, which seems most likely.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 14 Jul 2019 15:58
by cowboyeagle05
lakewoodhobo wrote:
cowboyeagle05 wrote:Well, they did say the parking was of immediate need for the DMN HQ and the Hotel. I am sure they want the units to come online around the time the park is going up and Harwood Park is still in the process. I doubt leasing of those units will go very well until there is a park going forward.


This makes a lot of sense if you believe Centurion plans on keeping the Statler and library as a long-term investment (and I hope they do). What's more likely to happen is that one or both pieces will be sold in the next couple of years, and then whether or not to build the apartments is up to the next owner.

It's why the developer should've built the apartment shell first and finish them out at a later time, like what was done with the Parkside condos facing Klyde Warren.


In the case of selling its kinda a blessing, they didn't build the shell because the next owner could build a better building on top. The final design left a lot to be desired but then again comparing it to the Statler, Library and the Municipal building means anything is gonna be almost like bland toast because each of those buildings is from such significant architectural eras. Mind you I too hate to stare at a bare-bones garage as much as anyone on here.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 30 Aug 2019 17:16
by maconahey
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Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 30 Aug 2019 20:43
by eburress
^^ This looks considerably worse than the renderings...

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 31 Aug 2019 11:42
by cowboyeagle05
DMN is using the garage portion they were allocated correct?

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 31 Aug 2019 12:46
by Tnexster
eburress wrote:^^ This looks considerably worse than the renderings...


I drove by it recently and it really does look horrible. Hope they finish it.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 31 Aug 2019 22:46
by TreeFrog
I just wish they would re-open Jackson westbound. Sad it's been closed this long for this hideous addition.

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Posted: 01 Sep 2019 13:40
by cowboyeagle05
Considering the Uber announcement its not like the apartments here wouldn't be in demand. I wish the delay was because they were going build something better on top but we know that's not the case. Also, the developer just bought the old airline dormitory building on Wycliff and DNT. They keep buying new projects to start but need to finish this one...ugh. There is a construction workers shortage in Dallas but that would just be a smokescreen too. I mean it's not even that many units they could have the exterior done quickly and build out the inside once the Harwood park starts if they wanted to.