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The Colony: Grandscape

Postby Tnexster » 23 Mar 2017 15:17

Buffett-backed Grandscape bringing retail-centric addition to massive $1.5B project

http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/ ... j=77730761

Nebraska Furniture Mart-anchored mixed-use development Grandscape will soon get a retail-centric addition as developers get underway with a new lifestyle center.

The massive $1.5 billion project — backed by business magnate Warren Buffett — will get the addition north of Omaha, Nebraska-based Nebraska Furniture Mart in the more than 400-acre mixed-use project in The Colony.

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Postby Tnexster » 28 Mar 2017 15:11

Buffett-backed Grandscape to get new 100-acre centerpiece to create a place 'like no other'

http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/ ... -acre.html

Grandscape — the Warren Buffett-backed $1.5 billion, 433-acre mixed-use development in The Colony — will get a new centerpiece to the Nebraska Furniture Mart-anchored project: A 100-acre lifestyle center.

The lifestyle center, which is about the size of Toyota North America's new corporate campus at Plano's Legacy West, will bring roughly 1.5 million square feet of residential office and a number of attractions to this part of The Colony, Jeff Lind, president of Grandscape, told the Dallas Business Journal.

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby DAFW » 26 Jun 2018 02:46

Originally Posted by Warrior2015:
Hey didn't see a thread about this development. Honestly from the renderings, it looks as if this could be a great unique development. Here's a 3 minute video showing what it's going to look like. https://youtu.be/-uHpjiHRwNs


https://youtu.be/-uHpjiHRwNs

In one word to describe that retail strip in Grandscape, it would have to be Incredible. If you haven't seen the video. please take the time to watch it. I'm pretty shocked, it looks like its going to be really cool... I'd also love to see what everyone else thinks, The Outdoor "Zero Gravity" track is probably my favorite touch. Or maybe its the below ground jungle area(?) whew!

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby exelone31 » 26 Jun 2018 08:34

Didn't see the zero gravity track in the rendering, not sure what that is.

Looks nice. I'm curious to see how it ends up being received. There's tons of retail centers close by with Stonebriar, Shops and Legacy and Legacy West. Will this make something like Stonebriar obsolete, will everything be able to coexist?

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby Warrior2015 » 26 Jun 2018 09:43

exelone31 wrote:Didn't see the zero gravity track in the rendering, not sure what that is.

Looks nice. I'm curious to see how it ends up being received. There's tons of retail centers close by with Stonebriar, Shops and Legacy and Legacy West. Will this make something like Stonebriar obsolete, will everything be able to coexist?

They say that they are bringing in mostly all retailers that aren't already in DFW. So it's going to have unique retailers and not the traditional retailers like you see everywhere else.

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby DAFW » 26 Jun 2018 14:46

Didn't see the zero gravity track in the rendering, not sure what that is.

Here is what i was talking about,

The neon green and yellow structure in the left side of the image is a zero-gravity track, If you've been to Main Event (quick example I could think of) they have this similar thing except it is indoors. Basically you are put in a harness and suspended to the top of the track by a rope, then you can walk freely around the designated track, and if you slip or fall while completing an obstacle, the rope will be there to catch you. This one looks much cooler though because you can traverse throughout the trees and down the retail strip! Quite an experience.
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They say that they are bringing in mostly all retailers that aren't already in DFW. So it's going to have unique retailers and not the traditional retailers like you see everywhere else.

I also love that they are doing this because the super cool amenities and exclusive shops are going to secure Grandscape as a VERY unique destination spot for people of all ages. Neither Stonebriar, The Shops of Legacy or Legacy West is doing anything like this. If anything Grandscape will have the upper hand. Brilliant

As for Stonebriar becoming obsolete... It's impossible because the retailers at Stonebriar arent the same ones you will find at Grandscape, its a completely new and different shopping experience that shouldn't take away from the existing shopping centers in the area.

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby Warrior2015 » 27 Jun 2018 10:10

DAFW wrote:
Didn't see the zero gravity track in the rendering, not sure what that is.

Here is what i was talking about,

The neon green and yellow structure in the left side of the image is a zero-gravity track, If you've been to Main Event (quick example I could think of) they have this similar thing except it is indoors. Basically you are put in a harness and suspended to the top of the track by a rope, then you can walk freely around the designated track, and if you slip or fall while completing an obstacle, the rope will be there to catch you. This one looks much cooler though because you can traverse throughout the trees and down the retail strip! Quite an experience.
Image

They say that they are bringing in mostly all retailers that aren't already in DFW. So it's going to have unique retailers and not the traditional retailers like you see everywhere else.

I also love that they are doing this because the super cool amenities and exclusive shops are going to secure Grandscape as a VERY unique destination spot for people of all ages. Neither Stonebriar, The Shops of Legacy or Legacy West is doing anything like this. If anything Grandscape will have the upper hand. Brilliant

As for Stonebriar becoming obsolete... It's impossible because the retailers at Stonebriar arent the same ones you will find at Grandscape, its a completely new and different shopping experience that shouldn't take away from the existing shopping centers in the area.

Exactly ! When I watched the animation video of this project I fell in love lol The scheels store will feature a 65-foot Ferris wheel and a 16,000-gallon saltwater aquarium that will open in 2020. Pretty unique

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby DPatel304 » 27 Jun 2018 10:22

Wow! I had no idea the masterplan for Grandscape was so Grand (for lack of a better word). This looks incredible!

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby SMU_L1848 » 09 Oct 2018 16:21

Interesting looking development on destination Dr behind Nebraska furniture mart. Barn style restaurant. Anyone know anything about it?

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby Kelley USA » 09 Oct 2018 18:57

SMU_L1848 wrote:Interesting looking development on destination Dr behind Nebraska furniture mart. Barn style restaurant. Anyone know anything about it?


I could be wrong, but I think that's the Truck Yard.

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby itsjrd1964 » 27 Sep 2019 13:43

Sony to unveil first Texas digital cinema at Grandscape in The Colony

Galaxy Theater is due to open next spring, with 15 screens.

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... olony.html

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby THRILLHO » 27 Sep 2019 16:10

Cinemark West Plano is one of the best theaters in DFW. I'm interested in seeing how well this will compete with it.

I can't read the article, but is there anything notable about this chain?

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby itsjrd1964 » 29 Sep 2019 11:56

I've actually not heard of Galaxy before, maybe someone else will know (in the meantime I'll do a quick Google...).

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby itsjrd1964 » 29 Sep 2019 13:05

www.galaxytheatres.com
didn't offer much info. They are mostly in the west, with their only TX market up to now being Austin. They only have a few locations, a couple have IMAX, and they've been around since 1998. I couldn't tell that they do much different than the other chains, just by what's online.

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby tamtagon » 29 Sep 2019 17:47

The variety of things to do in North Texas continues to grow. The place is really maturing.

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby Kelley USA » 30 Sep 2019 09:21

Here's the DBJ article if anyone wants to read it... On a side note, Grandscape is really going to be impressive when complete!
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Sony Electronics Inc. will open the first Sony Digital Cinema movie theater in Texas at The Colony's Galaxy Theatres.
Sony Digital Cinema provides an enhanced experience for premium large-format theaters. Features of the theater experience include Sony’s dual-laser projection system and luxury reclining seats.
"After collaborating on a Sony Digital Cinema auditorium in Las Vegas, we experienced the immense appetite for luxury entertainment experiences first-hand," stated Rafe Cohen, president of Galaxy Theatres. "Having our premier new theater as the lynchpin of Grandscape's innovative lifestyle complex will enhance our exposure among an audience who already values a premium offering."
The cinema, which will anchor the entertainment district of mixed-use development Grandscape, is slated to open in spring 2020. The 85,000-square-foot dine-in theater is expected to have 15 screens.
Sony opened its first premium large-format auditorium at Galaxy Theatres’ Las Vegas location. The Grandscape location will incorporate Sony’s latest 4K laser digital cinema projectors, combining brightness, color and contrast for high picture quality.
"On the heels of our mutual success launching the world's first Sony Digital Cinema PLF together, we are pleased to work with Galaxy Theatres to bring this exceptional and unforgettable experience to movie lovers in the Dallas/Fort Worth area," said Theresa Alesso, pro division president, Sony Electronics, in a prepared statement.
Sony offers a variety of technology options including 4K, laser, lamp, HDR, 2D and 3D projection.
Sony Electronics is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America and an affiliate of Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE). Sony Electronics is headquartered in San Diego, Calif.

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Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Postby DPatel304 » 30 Sep 2019 10:24

My parents live up in The Colony, so this will be a cool place for all of us to hang out when I'm in that part of town.


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