AUSTIN, TEXAS — Capital Metro and a partnership between Endeavor Real Estate Group and Columbus Realty Partners have broken ground on Plaza Saltillo District, an 11-acre, transit-oriented development near downtown Austin. The project will transform an abandoned site into a mixed-use community that will feature roughly 800 apartment units, 140,000 square feet of office space, 110,000 square feet of retail space and 1.4 acres of open public space. Multiple public transportation systems will..
DALLAS — Beck Ventures has begun demolitions of the Valley View Mall at the future site of Dallas Midtown, a $4 billion mixed-use project in Dallas that will encompass more than 400 acres. The development site will be located near the intersection of Preston Road and Interstate 635 in the city’s Galleria neighborhood. Phase I of construction will cost approximately $500 million and deliver 500,000 square feet of office space, 400,000 square feet of retail space, more than 1,000 apartments..
ONTARIO, CALIF. — Skechers USA Inc., a footwear manufacturer, has opened its largest Skechers mall-based factory outlet store. The 24,000-square-foot store is located at Ontario Mills in Ontario. The store features dedicated shops for the various Skechers lifestyle and performance collections for men and women, an kids area complete with theater and a shop dedicated to the brand’s apparel collection. The Ontario Mills Skechers superstore joins a retail portfolio that includes..
UPPER DUBLIN, PA. — Montgomery County Housing Authority (MCHA) and Pennrose Properties have partnered to redevelop North Hills Manor, an affordable housing property in Upper Dublin. The $17 million project includes the demolition of the existing 50-unit public housing development, which was originally built in 1954, and the construction of 50 new apartments ranging from one- to four-bedrooms located in 17 residential buildings. Additionally, the development will feature a shared building..
TAMPA, FLA. — Strategic Property Partners LLC (SPP) has unveiled plans for Water Street Tampa, a $3 billion mixed-use development located on the Garrison Channel and Hillsborough Bay in downtown Tampa. SPP is a real estate investment joint venture between Cascade Investment LLC and Jeff Vinik, owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Spanning 50 acres, the community will comprise more than 2 million square feet of office space; 1 million square feet of retail, cultural, educational and..
MERIDIAN, MISS. — Home2 Suites by Hilton Meridian, part of Hilton’s All Suites portfolio, has opened at 201 N. Frontage Road in Meridian. The 97-room hotel is designed for travelers who want to maintain their normal routine, and features fully equipped kitchens, modular furniture, a fitness center, pool, fire pit and grill area, market for grab-and-go items and complimentary daily breakfast. Inn Alliance LLC owns the property and Lala Enterprises handles management.
DURHAM, N.C. — Terwilliger Pappas Multifamily Partners has broken ground on Solis Brightleaf, a 194-unit apartment complex located on West Main Street in downtown Durham. The property sits next to Brightleaf Square, a mixed-use community, and is less than two miles from Duke University. Solis Brightleaf will offer studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans and feature an outdoor beer garden, clubroom with a veranda, fitness center, yoga studio and a heated pool. Pittsburgh-based First..
KANSAS CITY, MO. — Integrated Facility Services (IFS) has installed a $3.2 million plumbing system for the 51st and Oak mixed-use development in Kansas City. The eight-story, 325,000-square-foot complex includes 170 luxury apartments, a clubhouse and fitness center, student health center, Whole Foods grocery store and parking garage on a nearly three-acre site. IFS participated early in the design process, which featured virtual design and construction planning and building information..
SAN DIEGO — HKS and Clark Construction have unveiled plans for North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood, a mixed-use community located in the center of the University of California San Diego campus. Designed for LEED Platinum certification, the development will house 2,000 students and feature seven mixed-use buildings that offer a combination of living, learning, community and administrative facilities. Additional features will include 1,200 parking spaces and pedestrian- and..
LAS VEGAS — Dunkin' Donuts has opened a new location inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas in partnership with travel industry retailer Hudson Group. The newly opened Las Vegas location is one of more than 20 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants operated by Hudson Group. The restaurant can be found on the first floor of the hotel near the main entrance and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dunkin' Donuts has been strategically expanding in contiguous markets across the country with..