gmac

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  1. 11-story apartments for N Braeswood at Main

    Rich to me = people able to pay $3000+ a month for a 1000sf place. YMMV
  2. 11-story apartments for N Braeswood at Main

    Maybe for rich people. None of these are accessible to anyone in the middle class.
  3. Amazon HQ2

    Nice big space in the V between the 59 branches. Knock down Sears and Fiesta and everything else south of Colquitt and west of Eagle. Sell it to Amazon at fair market value, and then tax the crap out of them
  4. Amazon HQ2

    I wouldn't give Amazon a dime to locate here. Tax-dodging Bezos can pay his own way.
  5. Alley Theater Renovation

    I believe he was just pointing out your faulty assumptions, not making light of anything. Don't get wound up about it, just come up with something more accurate.
  6. Alley Theater Renovation

    20.6" in 35 hours over Westfield, TX. Houston reported 5.52" of rain. Satsuma in northwest Harris County had 16.49" of rain. Bayous were 52 feet above normal. The city's pumping station was unable to supply water for a few days and the city had no protection against fire. Buffalo Bayou at Houston 54.4 feet with 40,000 cfs. Buffalo Bayou at Addicks 85.6'. 2/3 of rural Harris County was flooded. Halls Bayou was over its banks. Spring and Cypress Creeks were out of their banks. This was in December 1935. Not a helluva whole lot of concrete to the west and north of Houston then, as far as I know. 30"-50" of rain is going to wreak flooding havoc on ANY city.
  7. Meyerland also needs to be torn out and replaced with a detention pond. Pretty much any property close to Buffalo Bayou that is flooded now either needs to be raised dramatically, or torn down.
  8. Harvey impact on real estate?

    Some very unhappy residents of Canyon Gate: https://coveringkaty.com/2017/09/02/flooded-canyon-gate-residents-hold-heated-protest/
  9. Harvey impact on real estate?

    No, but I think the larger point is that it should be incumbent upon the developers to clearly specify to prospective buyers that the property is in a zone that WILL flood, possibly in a devastating fashion. I'm sure that Land Tejas would have had a more difficult time unloading those homes in Canyon Gate, but so be it. From their website (https://landtejas.com/about-us/20-years-and-going-strong/): Yep, it will indeed be a legend, fellas.
  10. 6-story school downtown

    Pretty cool looking school.
  11. Isn't natural gas one of the prime sources of electricity production in Texas?
  12. Alexan Southside Place

    WTH is that supposed to mean?
  13. 3300 Main by PM Realty Group: 336-unit high-rise

    They weren't part of my social circle. To be fair, most of them weren't from huge cities, either.
  14. 3300 Main by PM Realty Group: 336-unit high-rise

    I've never had one visitor mention "walkable neighborhoods" to me. I have show dozens of people around town, and they mostly remark on how green the city is and how many restaurants we have.
  15. Embassy Suites West, 16-Stories, Katy Freeway

    Hmmm, looks like an Embassy Suites.