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  1. http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/blog/2014/11/tmc-outlines-potential-plans-for-new-research.html?ana=twt
  2. For years I have been wondering if Sears will ever do something with this eyesore located in midtown. It has so much potential, I guess at one point it was actually considered a beautiful building. Sears really needs to think about bringing it back to its original form. Something needs to be done. I would prefer to preserve the building, instead of razing it . What do you all think? Article found in the Chronicle today. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/main/5924010.html ''It's hideous!" fumes my friend V., warming up to one of his favorite rants: the unbearable ugliness of the Sears on Main Street. "It's right there on the light-rail line! At the entrance to the Museum District! At one of the few places where Houston can look good to visitors!" V., I have to admit, has a point. Sears' tan metal siding, blotched with graffiti cover-up, gives the building's upper floors the beaten-down air of an aging ministorage unit. But even that beats the urban battle fortifications at ground level. Someone, it appears, worked hard to make the department store defensible, able to repel invading hordes of shoppers intoxicated by Vanessa Hudgens' back-to-school ads. At the Wheeler side of the building, two sets of glass double doors, blacked out and locked during business hours, present an ominous face to the street. Opaque gray film makes the official entrance's glass doors, facing Main, only a little less scary. Bricks fill almost all the former display windows; burglar bars and more of that gray film cover the plate glass that survived. Only the most intrepid seekers of Kenmore appliances would dare breach such a bulwark. What's the deal, V. wonders. Does Sears think that the urban shoppers that store serves deserve less than, say, the suburbanites at the Memorial City Mall? And for that matter, hasn't someone at Sears noticed that Midtown has gentrified around the store? Isn't there a retail audience yearning to be better served? "Don't just return," exhorts the Hudgens back-to-school ad for Sears. "Arrive." V. would like that Sears to do just that. ...
  3. The one along Holly Hall crosses freight tracks owned by UP or Houston Belt & Terminal, but the frequency of trains is very low and almost never during the daytime. At night, small trains drop off and pick up cars at the Grocers Supply Co. distribution center on Holcombe, which is where the line currently ends, but that is the only user of the tracks of which I'm aware.
  4. Former Bryan Air Force Base to be transformed into multimillion-dollar research hub and education center over next few years (May 2, 2016) Other links: Multi-million dollar research facility to anchor Riverside Campus hub Full steam ahead for RELLIS RELLIS Campus is an exciting project for Texas A&M, this community Texas A&M System breaks ground for first RELLIS facility RELLIS Campus showing signs of its commitment to the future
  5. https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/shows/uh-moment/2018/03/28/275841/uh-moment-uh-sugar-land-breaks-ground-on-new-building/
  6. Here is something recently mentioned on Swamplot. Does anyone know anything about this project? http://www.kirksey.com/project/buffalo_lakes_master_plan Page 10 of this PDF http://www.ridemetro.org/ProjectsPrograms/PDFs/90A_Media_Briefing_020711.pdf shows rail going through the project.
  7. https://retailtxok.cbre.us/property/former-sams-club-1615-s-loop-w/ https://retailtxok.cbre.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1615-S-Loop-W-Former-Sams-Club-property-flyer-061418.pdf https://www.loopnet.com/xNet/Looplink/TmplEngine/ListingProfilePage.aspx?LID=15272430&siteid=3349&LL=true
  8. I was reading through Tory Gattis's blog last week (houstonstrategies.blogspot.com), and I was really intrigued with his idea for a global energy technology conference in Houston. Here are a couple of entries he posted on this: http://houstonstrategies.blogspot.com/2007...technology.html http://houstonstrategies.blogspot.com/2007...or-houston.html A couple of excerpts: ...and then a Chronicle reply: http://blogs.chron.com/houstonpolitics/200...ur_brand_1.html My initial thoughts are that this would be extremely beneficial to the city. I think this is worthy of a discussion here.
  9. Industrial Makeover by Stephen Jovicich, AIA The re-creation of the former Nabisco plant celebrates the structure
  10. A new retail building is going up on West Bellfort. Lots of biotechnology companies around Kirby, West Bellfort, Willowbend, and Stella Link.
  11. Do we know what's happening with TAMU's old Institute of Biosciences and Technology building? When Innovation Plaza was announced, I believe this was covered. Medistar grabbed it right?
  12. http://texasinnovates.org/texas-innovates-campus/
  13. Anyone remember details about this? I was trying to see if there were any concept renderings. This was going to be located to where the (now) the UT Research Park Complex is. All the TMC players were involved. This was the original TMC3 if you will. This project was proposed in 2001. I'll post a few articles for reference.
  14. Saw this article in the chron this morning - http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/columnists/sarnoff/article/As-far-as-land-goes-large-tract-near-Medical-7252410.php Does anyone know where to find the marketing materials? I checked out the Cushman & Wakefield website but couldn't locate it. It's not quite as close to TMC3 as Nancy seems to think (I think she's looking at the wrong parking lot), but still relatively close
  15. Got sucked down the youtube rabbit hole on the Tesla truck announcement and found this video. This is the explination I have been looking for in regards to EV (Electric Vehicles) and Driverless technology. Economics will win the argument at the end of the day and the transition will happen fast. So what does that mean if we have fleets of driverless vehicles.. In 10 years will we need as many parking spots. This guy Tony states that over 40% of Houston's real estate is parking spots. That leaves the potential for a lot of infill... or outfill. Interesting concepts for the community to think of. Skip to 27:00 to see how EV technology and driver less cars will impact real estate.
  16. I don't know if this has been talked about yet, but Amazon opened their 18th tech hub in Houston around late July. it's located in City Centre Five (25,000 square feet of the building), in which they plan to higher 150 employees immediately. I have a feeling they're going to expand in the future though. https://blog.aboutamazon.com/job-creation-and-investment/amazon-opens-new-tech-hub-in-houston
  17. http://www.businessinsider.com/drone-technology-uses-2017-7
  18. Someone (I forget who...) said once upon getting to America, "They live in paradise, and yet they will never know it." Do you think that we take a lot of the things we have, especially technology, for granted?
  19. A group of investors led by Mo Vij, the founder of local IT company General Informatics, has acquired an 8.5-acre tract of vacant land at the intersection of Highland Road and Bluebonnet Boulevard for $3.6 million, with plans to develop an office and commercial complex on the site that will be modeled after the campus-style settings of high-tech giants like Microsoft and Apple. The new development will be called @Highland, and it will include a 45,000-square-foot, three-story office building that will front on Highland and be the new headquarters for General Informatics... More at: https://www.businessreport.com/article/high-tech-office-park-planned-8-acre-site-highland-bluebonnet
  20. My elevator guy just told me Shell is planning on building a 35-40 story tower in The Woodlands and that Anadarko wants to build another one too. Can anyone confirm this?
  21. Per Carroll Robinson's website at the link below, on November 5th, HCC closed on 9.177 acres of land on N. MacGregor at 288 for the new Coleman College of Health Sciences’ Medical Science & Technology Early College Charter High School (what a long name!). http://tinyurl.com/ld5l5md That parcel has been vacant for over 20 years. I think the last thing to be there was an old nightclub, and before that, there were apartments. Old N. MacGregor Way borders the property to the south and was closed and fenced off about 3-5 years ago. It's also one of the few places where you can see Brays Bayou's original path before it was straightened for the first time in the 1920s.
  22. Until yesterday, I used to get 2-3 bars, EDGE and REALLY slow data rates (like 0.5 to 1 kb per second) on AT&T with my iPhone 3GS in Texas Children's Hospital and that was near the windows. If I went away from windows I would drop down to zero bars and no service very fast. As of yesterday, I now get 5 bars, 3G and 250 kb/second AND my phone works in all parts of the hospital, even away from windows!!! AT&T must have made some major changes. Just wanted to let all of you iPhone users out there know that you can finally use your iPhone in the med center without dropping calls and having impossibly slow data. I wonder where the new tower is...
  23. Technology Land Investments plans Woodlands office building I don't know why it underlines itself... http://houston.bizjo...ml?surround=lfn
  24. Anyone remember Lafayette? Can't recall for sure if it was on BAB or Nasa1, but they had the most amazing collection of all kinds of electronic parts and gadgets. I even bought an electric guitar there once. I miss that store.
  25. Chasewood complex to add another building By KATHERINE FESER Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle CHASEWOOD Technology Park, a complex with top-quality office buildings near Hewlett-Packard Co.'s northwest campus, is expanding. Dallas-based GenCap Partners will build Four Chasewood with completion planned in August 2008. Transwestern will provide leasing and management services. "We have very strong demand from our existing tenant base at the complex for expansion space," Paul Vangrieken of GenCap Partners said. Go Read the Houston Chronicle for the Entire Article
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