jgriff

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jgriff last won the day on July 13 2010

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  1. Amazon HQ2

    I didn’t say there wasn’t anything there. I said a yelp search returns 0 results. Work on your reading comprehension.
  2. Amazon HQ2

    I worked for KBR for several years and have been to the site many times. It’s a dump.
  3. Amazon HQ2

    What amenities are within walking distance of the KBR site? A Yelp search for restaurants in the area pulls up a big fat 0. I don't see this as a realistic option for Amazon.
  4. An excavator is on site digging up the perimeter of the property. They are putting in a wider sidewalk on the East side. I can't tell exactly what they are doing on the South side but my first guess is that they are expanding the patio and sidewalk.
  5. The Allen: Allen Pkwy/Gillette Mixed Use 6 acres

    Do we know if the property flooded or not? The satellite photos from August 31st show it dry. I walked down to the Bayou at Memorial and Shepherd every day and the 28th appeared to be the highest day. I live near Shepherd and West Dallas, we didn't get any high water. The Shepherd drainage project that took 2 years apparently worked very well for us.
  6. Nice. This appears to significantly reduce surface parking and add trees.
  7. We're also looking for ways to permanently reduce real estate footprint. There will be a LOT of work from home in the future of my company. That main driver behind it is reducing office space permanently.
  8. Gables Westcreek High-Rise - 15 floors

    Reminds me of this guy.... http://www.salon.com/2014/11/28/how_oligarchs_destroyed_a_major_american_city_partner/ I'm always amused by people that are bitter about being kicked out of a RENTAL that's getting torn down. If you like the neighborhood so much buy something. If not, it's really not your neighborhood. You're just passing through.
  9. Gables Westcreek High-Rise - 15 floors

    You seem a little bitter.
  10. No, destroy it to preserve the value of the property.
  11. If I was in control of RO shopping center I would consider demolishing all of it now to preempt any political interference with their control of the property and their right to decide what the best use of their property is.
  12. I live very close to this site. I walk to the midnight showings at River Oaks Theatre and Braissire 19. I'm all for them demolishing all of it, RO Theatre included, just to piss of people who try to tell property owners what they can do with their property. Anyone want to start a protest to call for RO theatre to be demolished? I'll picket out front with you.
  13. Looks nice. CPK stinks. I live very close and I'd much rather have Perry's steakhouse here. It might not be the best steakhouse but it's good for a mid priced meal.
  14. Agree on Los Tios. The food is just plain old school Tex-Mex, not really fantastic but their Margartias are awesome. If I have three margaritas there I need to be shoveled out of my chair.