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Plutonic Panda
11-22-2014, 09:24 PM
Well, feel free to add or start one of your own. I will post with what I know, but as I don't live there, I'm sure I will miss a couple things. I'll start on it here in a little bit.

Plutonic Panda
11-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Well, I'll take a shot at it.

Plutonic Panda
11-24-2014, 11:18 PM
Gathering Place Park

World Class 80 Acre Park | $350 Million | Under-construction | Completion: Early 2017

http://agatheringplacefortulsa.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/slide31.jpg

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Margaritaville resort

27 Story Hotel | 483 Rooms | $329 Million | Under-Construction | Completion: Late 2016

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Costco

Oklahoma's First Costco | $22 Million | Completion: Late 2015

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The Outlet Shoppes at Tulsa

90 Different Retailers | $80 Million | Proposed

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Pop Culture Museum

75,000 SF Museum about Pop Culture | $115 Million Dollars(Est.) | 4 Stories | Proposed

http://www.okpop.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/exterior.jpg

http://www.okpop.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/rooftop.jpg


http://www.okpop.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/musicgallery.jpg

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Central Library

48 Million Dollar Renovation | Under-Construction | Completion

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7283/8744642168_f50c751515_b.jpg

Tulsa County Juvenile Justice Center at Archer and Elwood

$45 Million | Under-Construction| Completion: Early-Mid 2016

http://www.selserschaefer.com/files/cache/cdd0c4d9d941049573bb586d0869db00_f177.jpg

River West Festival Park

Little Park Getting a Large 5.6 Million Dollar Overhaul | Under-Construction | Complete Late 2015

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Unit Corp HQ

New 50 Million Dollar HQ | Under-Construction | Complete Early 2016

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Hogan Assessments HQ

$15 Million Mixed-Use Building | Under-Construction | Completion: Mid-Late 2015

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Vanita Service Plaza Renovations

Getting a $15 Million Renovation | Under-Construction | Completion: Late 2014

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I hope Swake and Jake don't mind, I 'stole' some of their posts.

Well, I didn't completely finish, I am too tired, but will finish tomorrow unless others want to pitch in.

HOT ROD
11-25-2014, 03:56 AM
oh yes. this is what I was talking about. Good job Plu, now hopefully our Tulsa friends in the know can expand and keep this up to date.

AP
11-25-2014, 07:39 AM
If anyone gets a chance, throw some of the downtown housing devs on here.

Swake
11-25-2014, 09:07 AM
Ok, here's a new one.

This is a rumor from Lost Tulsa.

Trader Joes is going in Brookside between 37th and 38th across the street from KJRH, Channel 2. This would take out a number of small 1940s era somewhat art deco-ish store fronts and probably a few houses. The store fronts on Peoria include a cool old converted gas station and a strip center with boutiques and little shops. To my knowledge the buildings are all full.

Here is the view from 37th Street.
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Location:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1094835,-95.975704,3a,75y,269.23h,82.43t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sEBFxtlruz0pLd5RpzugNHQ!2e0

The buildings really aren't much, but, they also aren't new cookie cutter development, they are built to the street and the stores are all local and unique. I guarantee the Brookside Neighborhood Association will fight this if true. The location make sense, itís just four blocks from Whole Foods and Reasorís planned new more upscale store concept.

Swake
11-25-2014, 09:27 AM
If anyone gets a chance, throw some of the downtown housing devs on here.

I did a post on downtown housing and another on hotels and other developments on the Tulsa v OKC thread, but I can't move them over here.

Swake
11-27-2014, 12:49 AM
Ok, here's a new one.

This is a rumor from Lost Tulsa.

Trader Joes is going in Brookside between 37th and 38th across the street from KJRH, Channel 2. This would take out a number of small 1940s era somewhat art deco-ish store fronts and probably a few houses. The store fronts on Peoria include a cool old converted gas station and a strip center with boutiques and little shops. To my knowledge the buildings are all full.

Here is the view from 37th Street.
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t31.0-8/p480x480/10431336_853813818002329_2096880993519316980_o.jpg

Location:
https://www.google.com/maps/@36.1094835,-95.975704,3a,75y,269.23h,82.43t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sEBFxtlruz0pLd5RpzugNHQ!2e0

The buildings really aren't much, but, they also aren't new cookie cutter development, they are built to the street and the stores are all local and unique. I guarantee the Brookside Neighborhood Association will fight this if true. The location make sense, it’s just four blocks from Whole Foods and Reasor’s planned new more upscale store concept.

Confirmation that the businesses are being forced out
Some Brookside businesses forced to move | www.fox23.com (http://www.fox23.com/news/news/local/some-brookside-businesses-forced-move/njGh2/?ecmp=kokitv_social_facebook_sfp)

ZYX2
11-27-2014, 09:01 AM
East Village The Next 'Hot Spot' For Tulsa Developers - NewsOn6.com (http://m.newson6.com/Story.aspx?story=27493589&catId=112042)

This short video gives a good update on development in the East End.

Spartan
11-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Pluto - Vinita

Where are Unit Corp and Hogan Assessments? The latter of which looks cool, and downtown-ish? Might not be a bad idea to include the nearest arterial road so that us OKC people can get our bearings straight (like an 11th, 21st, 31st, Lewis, Yale, etc)

Teh outlet mall looks cool, but they forgot the teepees. How will people driving past know it's either an outlet mall or a Denver Intl Airport?

ZYX2
11-27-2014, 01:32 PM
I believe the Hogan Assesments building is at 1st and Greenwood.

Swake
11-27-2014, 06:44 PM
Hogan is at 1st and Greenwood. The Hogan building, Urban 8 and Hartford Commons are groups pretty close together.

Unit is going in at US-75 and 81st, on the northwest side of the interchange. It's just across the highway from Tulsa Hills.

Spartan
12-01-2014, 07:54 PM
Weird. SW Tulsa seems to be booming.

Swake
12-02-2014, 07:41 AM
Weird. SW Tulsa seems to be booming.

Yes. That area is in Jenks Schools and has a lot of land to develop.

theparkman81
12-02-2014, 11:58 AM
Boy, Tulsa is getting a lot of cool things, the last time I been to Tulsa has been almost 9 years, I got a friend that lives up that way, and she's told me about some things, I think maybe I will be taking a trip up there soon, its been too long since I been there.

ZYX2
12-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Weird. SW Tulsa seems to be booming.

South Bixby and Jenks are both growing very quickly. A lot of people from south Bixby will drive to SW Tulsa as opposed to the area from 101st to 71st and Memorial to shop. There are also several neighborhoods and apartment complexes going up around the immediate area.

BG918
12-02-2014, 07:59 PM
South Bixby and Jenks are both growing very quickly. A lot of people from south Bixby will drive to SW Tulsa as opposed to the area from 101st to 71st and Memorial to shop. There are also several neighborhoods and apartment complexes going up around the immediate area.

10 years ago there was literally nothing around 71st & 75, and 71st was just a two lane street with stop signs. I think the area will continue to grow. As mentioned it's Jenks schools but in Tulsa city limits with easy access to south Tulsa across the river, Jenks to the south and to downtown via 75. Turkey Mtn access is also a plus. :)

Jake
12-02-2014, 08:07 PM
71st street is a cluster now. Always seems extremely busy when I go there.

ZYX2
12-02-2014, 09:46 PM
10 years ago there was literally nothing around 71st & 75, and 71st was just a two lane street with stop signs. I think the area will continue to grow. As mentioned it's Jenks schools but in Tulsa city limits with easy access to south Tulsa across the river, Jenks to the south and to downtown via 75. Turkey Mtn access is also a plus. :)

I've always spent a lot of time in west Tulsa, and remember how it was before Tulsa Hills, or really much of anything was there. That area has exploded in the last few years. Highway 75 is definitely getting busy now from 151st street northward, and I really wish something would be done about the stoplight at 141st. It backs up a ton during rush hour.

Jake
01-27-2015, 09:17 AM
Renovation of a building for office and a brewpub across from ONEOK Field. Looks pretty cool!

Gates Hardware begins transformation to brewpub and offices near ONEOK Field - Tulsa World: Real Estate (http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/realestate/gates-hardware-begins-transformation-to-brewpub-and-offices-near-oneok/article_894e106a-f600-5c02-bd71-b40ce65176a4.html)

Plutonic Panda
02-03-2015, 05:10 PM
Tulsa's Hotel market is on fire right now.

No reservations: Tulsa, OKC hotel market looks strong for 2015, executives say | The Journal Record (http://journalrecord.com/2015/02/03/no-reservations-tulsa-okc-hotel-market-looks-strong-for-2015-real-estate/)

Swake
02-04-2015, 09:13 AM
Hartford Commons is now pushing dirt around so it looks like it's started.

The Coliseum Apartments are now under construction as well.

soonerfan_in_okc
02-11-2015, 09:21 PM
New bakery, prairie artisan ales brew pub, a speak easy, office space, and apartments going in to renovated building in Brady district. Thanks Mr. kaiser, we owe ya. This is big time.

Kaiser Foundation to renovate two Brady District buildings for bakery, apartments, restaurants, pub - Tulsa World: Real Estate (http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/realestate/kaiser-foundation-to-renovate-two-brady-district-buildings-for-bakery/article_f2a00977-7d1e-52ae-9c1c-d26444350293.html)

TU 'cane
02-12-2015, 10:03 AM
Here's another interesting one.
This is actual suggesting a multi-story (low rise) hotel will be built essentially connected to or on the same block (not sure how, probably will take out the parking lot on the south side of the Cimarex) as the Cimarex and Northwest Mutual buildings, putting it right in front of the BOK Center.

Tulsa Developer: Booming Downtown In Need Of New Hotels - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com | (http://www.newson6.com/story/28088686/tulsa-developer-booming-downtown-in-need-of-new-hotels)

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As we continue to see downtown Tulsa re-take it's former glory, we'll see more and more people wanting to actually stay in downtown.
Naturally, we face a chicken or the egg scenario in regard to additional retail, restaurants, and entertainment. Right now, both residential and hotel development seem to be keeping even pace with retail/entertainment/food. Probably a good balance right now as we test the markets and districts around downtown out.

I don't believe any of us can stress the importance for both Tulsa and OKC to keep this momentum going. These developments are healthy for each city and our state as a whole.

ljbab728
02-12-2015, 10:34 PM
Massive new Hartford Commons apartment complex begins construction in Tulsa's East Village - Tulsa World: Homepage1 (http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepage1/massive-new-apartment-complex-begins-construction-in-east-village/article_34d0d004-0e3e-5431-9369-2fe02ab67408.html)



So far, the majority of new living options in downtown Tulsa have come through the renovation of older buildings.

That’s not the case with Hartford Commons. When finished approximately 14 months from now, the new building being constructed at 215 S. Greenwood Ave. will add a whopping 162 apartment units to the East Village portion of downtown.


Another Elliott Nelson project. He seems to be everywhere.

zookeeper
02-13-2015, 01:09 AM
I think we're lucky to have two great cities in our state.

ljbab728
02-26-2015, 10:43 PM
An update on new downtown Tulsa hotels.

The planned hotels for downtown Tulsa are still coming -- mostly - Tulsa World: Real Estate (http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/realestate/the-planned-hotels-for-downtown-tulsa-are-still-coming-/article_353d261e-f7a8-5fc5-819a-3613e913f3e6.html)

Jake
04-13-2015, 11:02 PM
Yet another new downtown Tulsa hotel planned, this time near Mayo Hotel - Tulsa World: Downtown (http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/downtown/yet-another-new-downtown-tulsa-hotel-planned-this-time-near/article_bfcef537-a412-54a2-b211-7a0255d0efe8.html)

Swake
04-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Yet another new downtown Tulsa hotel planned, this time near Mayo Hotel - Tulsa World: Downtown (http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/downtown/yet-another-new-downtown-tulsa-hotel-planned-this-time-near/article_bfcef537-a412-54a2-b211-7a0255d0efe8.html)

The Tulsa World is just a little late on this. This hotel has been around awhile, just with little news. What’s happened now is they’ve finally filed their building permit and are about to start construction.

Here’s the hotel:
http://www.anishhotelsgroup.com/media/TulDTResidenceInn/Tulsa%20Downtown%20Residence%20Inn.jpg



Here’s another project with new details. Wil Wilkins, who did the Atlas Life building Residence Inn Marriott at 5th and Boston and the Fairfield Inn in the Brady District is now doing 120 Brady Village across the street from Oneok Field at Archer and Elgin. The project has 18,000 sq ft of retail, 24,000 sq ft of office space and a 96 room Marriott Towneplace Suites. This project along with one due to start this summer by American Residential (Metro at Brady, Tribune Lofts, Philtower Lofts, Hartford Commons) and a Holiday Inn Express hotel by Anish (same company as the hotel above) will fill in the last of the area around Oneok Field.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/661/rUXHK0.jpg

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/633/yx4KLg.jpg

The Cosmopolitan Apartments at Riverside is a brand new project from the Bomasada Group that did the Enclave at Brookside. It’s a 250 unit residential building at Denver and Riverside.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/540/coZArp.png

Last new project is The Ross Group is converting the long empty art deco International Harvester Building at 2nd and Frankfort into a new headquarters for the company. This project is already under construction and is directly across the street from the Urban 8 and Harford Commons residential projects under construction now.

BG918
04-18-2015, 02:44 PM
That's great that the area around the ballpark is getting developed. Are there any renderings for the residential project by there? Will that be south of ONEOK Field? If so those residents will have awesome views.

Swake
04-18-2015, 06:40 PM
Yes, the block south of the ballpark is going to residential. It's owned by American Residential Group, they got the land from the Oneok Stadium Trust which will require them to do a quality project but there are no public renderings yet. They said this project would start construction mid year this year. American Residential has Hartford Commons under construction now in the Blue Dome area. They are also supposed to be in the superblock from 1st to 2nd and Elgin to Greenwood.

Southwest of Oneok will be the Holiday Inn Express that should start construction any time now and west will be the 120 Brady Village project. The last available lot near the ballpark is the lot on the southeast corner of Greenwood and Archer and that's slated for GreenArch II, but I have not heard any timeline on that yet. GreenArch's residential units are full but they still have some commercial space available.

The TransOk building is now under construction as well. Conversion to residential.
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/540/dVnF9O.jpg

Swake
04-20-2015, 02:16 PM
Here's a rendering that was posted on TulsaNow of the superblock project. No idea how far along this project is but with an existing rendering, it's more than just a rumor. Again, this is 1st to 2nd and Elgin to Greenwood, right across the street from McNellie's and Albert G's.

http://s1.postimg.org/okq9503ny/downtown2.jpg

Swake
05-01-2015, 08:55 AM
The cities of Tulsa, Bixby, Sand Springs and Jenks have completed a $300 million engineering plan for new dams in Sand Springs, Bixby, 106th and Riverside and to replace the dam at 31st and Riverside. Vote should be in the fall.

Engineers release cost estimates for Arkansas River infrastructure plans - Tulsa World: Government (http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/government/engineers-release-cost-estimates-for-arkansas-river-infrastructure-plans/article_66e93d2c-0b58-515c-9c19-36f331ee082d.html)

Rivercity Development will be converting the Boston Building and Enterprise Building to residential.
http://x.lnimg.com/photo/poster_768/a6c5bc9306ff4b8dba0481f5ecd1c262.jpg
http://kotv.images.worldnow.com/images/12066691_BG2.jpg

Rivercity also owns the Philtower

A new project in the Brady District, half a block down the street from The Cainís Ballroom. The Davenport Urban Lofts, a five story 8 unit condo building. Units are priced at $450k each.
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8807/16702069453_9e1f26184a.jpg


This brings us to about 1500 new residential units, 750 new hotel rooms, 100k square feet of new retail and 300k square feet of new office space being developed now downtown in some 35 different projects, half of which are under construction.

Swake
05-02-2015, 10:48 PM
Kinslow Keith and Todd, the architecture firm behind the Tornado Tower say they have investors from around the world wanting to be part of the Tornado Tower, they are now actively scouting locations and believe there is a 70-80% chance they will get it done.

Investors worldwide are interested in the Tulsa Tornado Tower | KFOR.com (http://kfor.com/2015/04/30/investors-worldwide-are-interested-in-the-tulsa-tornado-tower/)

Proposed Tulsa Tornado Tower might actually happen | www.krmg.com (http://www.krmg.com/news/news/local/proposed-tulsa-tornado-tower-might-actually-happen/nk6X9/)

http://media.cmgdigital.com/shared/lt/lt_cache/thumbnail/400/img/photos/2015/02/25/58/42/tornado.jpg

Jake
05-02-2015, 11:54 PM
Part of me thinks that looks like the most ridiculous thing ever.....and part of me thinks it looks amazing.

Plutonic Panda
05-03-2015, 03:27 PM
Can you break those numbers down? From what I'm reading, OKC only has around 1300 under construction or proposed. Now Tulsa has 1500 proposed or uc

That is extremely impressive if that is the case.

As for the tornado tower, I'd much rather that he built in Norman, but good for Tulsa. They deserve it. Sad that a city like OKC smack dab known for tornados loses out because of lack of vision. I hope it gets built.

Pete
05-03-2015, 03:32 PM
Can you break those numbers down? From what I'm reading, OKC only has around 1300 under construction or proposed. Now Tulsa has 1500 proposed or uc

OKC has over 2,200 units under construction or proposed: Downtown Housing Summary - OKCTalk (http://www.okctalk.com/showwiki.php?title=Downtown+Housing+Summary)

Swake
05-03-2015, 05:47 PM
Can you break those numbers down? From what I'm reading, OKC only has around 1300 under construction or proposed. Now Tulsa has 1500 proposed or uc

That is extremely impressive if that is the case.

As for the tornado tower, I'd much rather that he built in Norman, but good for Tulsa. They deserve it. Sad that a city like OKC smack dab known for tornados loses out because of lack of vision. I hope it gets built.

1500 is actually understating it quite a bit.

Under Construction - 646 units
Urban 8 – 8 Units
Hartford Commons – 162 units
Coliseum Apartments – 36 units
Universal Ford/Fox Hotel – 31 apartments
YMCA Lofts – 82 units
Harrington Lofts – 24 units
Transok Building – 37 units
Adams Building – 56 units
111th w 5th building – 90 units
East End Village, 83 units

In Development - 707 units
Village at Central Park – 60 units
American Residential in Brady – 220 units, starts this summer
Hartford Building – 90 units, Brickhugger Group
Riverside Apartments – 240 units, Bomasada
Davenport Urban Lofts – 8 units
Village at Central Park – 60 units
15th and Carson – 5 units
Flats on Archer, 61 units, delayed
Sager Lofts – 23 units, half finished and long delayed

Proposed - 600+
GreenArch Phase II, unknown units
400 Boston Building, unknown units
Enterprise Building, 77 units
American Residential in Blue Dome 500-600 units

Plutonic Panda
05-03-2015, 10:00 PM
Thanks for the breakdown. Didn't know about all of that.

Plutonic Panda
05-03-2015, 10:01 PM
OKC has over 2,200 units under construction or proposed: Downtown Housing Summary - OKCTalk (http://www.okctalk.com/showwiki.php?title=Downtown+Housing+Summary)i see it now. I just read it wrong.

bchris02
05-03-2015, 11:04 PM
Not including 700 West or the two Clayco towers, OKC currently has 1690 united proposed or under construction. The two cities are pretty close on this with Tulsa slightly ahead. If you add in the Clayco towers (which are very uncertain at this time) OKC slightly edges out Tulsa. Economics though will ultimately determine what gets built. Tulsa isn't growing as fast as OKC and there will be a point where that becomes a factor. It will be interesting to see how this shapes up by 2020.

BG918
05-04-2015, 08:13 AM
Tulsa isn't growing as fast as OKC and there will be a point where that becomes a factor. It will be interesting to see how this shapes up by 2020.

Overall metro and city growth is higher in OKC however downtown and urban neighborhood population growth is probably pretty similar in both cities. Both have a lot of infill projects going up or planned in and near the city center.

Pete
05-04-2015, 08:20 AM
Not including 700 West or the two Clayco towers, OKC currently has 1690 united proposed or under construction. The two cities are pretty close on this with Tulsa slightly ahead. If you add in the Clayco towers (which are very uncertain at this time) OKC slightly edges out Tulsa. Economics though will ultimately determine what gets built. Tulsa isn't growing as fast as OKC and there will be a point where that becomes a factor. It will be interesting to see how this shapes up by 2020.

My list and Swake's list are not comparable.

The list I linked is exact with official announcements, renderings and numbers of units. His list (not being critical, just drawing the distinction) is vague and approximate. I could add tons of things to the OKC list in the same vein, but that's not the purpose.

If you want to use the same standard, add at least a thousand more units to OKC and you can't subtract Clacyo, either, as you have no idea how solid anything on the Tulsa list may be.

Colbafone
05-04-2015, 09:41 AM
Kinslow Keith and Todd, the architecture firm behind the Tornado Tower say they have investors from around the world wanting to be part of the Tornado Tower, they are now actively scouting locations and believe there is a 70-80% chance they will get it done.

Investors worldwide are interested in the Tulsa Tornado Tower | KFOR.com (http://kfor.com/2015/04/30/investors-worldwide-are-interested-in-the-tulsa-tornado-tower/)

Proposed Tulsa Tornado Tower might actually happen | www.krmg.com (http://www.krmg.com/news/news/local/proposed-tulsa-tornado-tower-might-actually-happen/nk6X9/)

http://media.cmgdigital.com/shared/lt/lt_cache/thumbnail/400/img/photos/2015/02/25/58/42/tornado.jpg


Good freakin lord. I love this. It's a total gimmick building. What's not to love? This is the sort of building people drive to come see. I love me some Devon Tower, but I wouldn't drive out of my way to see it. I would for this. This is a destination building. I don't even care that it isn't coming to OKC. If it happens, I will drive to Tulsa routinely just to see it!

Dustin
05-04-2015, 09:56 AM
Kinslow Keith and Todd, the architecture firm behind the Tornado Tower say they have investors from around the world wanting to be part of the Tornado Tower, they are now actively scouting locations and believe there is a 70-80% chance they will get it done.

I'll believe it when I see a crane rising from the ground.

Swake
05-04-2015, 11:22 AM
My list and Swake's list are not comparable.

The list I linked is exact with official announcements, renderings and numbers of units. His list (not being critical, just drawing the distinction) is vague and approximate. I could add tons of things to the OKC list in the same vein, but that's not the purpose.

If you want to use the same standard, add at least a thousand more units to OKC and you can't subtract Clacyo, either, as you have no idea how solid anything on the Tulsa list may be.

Often developers release renderings to build interest and funding. Sometimes it is the most solid projects that have the least early information out to the public.

Village at Central Park – 60 units. This is the long delayed completion of The Village at Central Park and a new developer has just purchased the rest of the lots to finish the project out. Most of the units are already built and occupied and have been for years. This is the last 60 units.
http://smartgrowthtulsa.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/4712821596_420e5ae2ce_b.jpg

American Residential in Brady. American has announced this project will start mid this year, they haven’t named it or released any renderings but that’s kind how they work. They have never release more renderings of Hartford Commons since they took it over and Hartford Commons probably won’t be the final name there either and construction is under way there. The name and renderings are from when Eliot Nelson was the developer. American did the same thing with Metro At Brady, renderings didn’t really come out until after construction started and the name wasn’t final until it was almost time to occupy. In public it was The Tribune II building for years. American along with Brickhugger are the largest developers downtown and what they say they will build, they do. American actually just sold all their non-downtown developments for $90 million to raise money for new downtown projects.

Hartford Building. This is Brickhugger and they have city incentives in place for this project and an agreement with The Tulsa Development Authority. It’s very solid but they have a hotel and the YMCA Lofts under construction right and they don’t move overly fast. There are other pieces to this project as well, like office space and a possible Reasor’s store.
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Riverside Apartments, Bomasada has just recently release renderings and purchased the land. They are a large company with a good track record in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City, they will do the project, they just haven’t announced a time line.
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Davenport Urban Lofts. This is a very small project of for sale units, I’m sure it is as solid as the presales success will be. So who knows.
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15th and Carson. The developer here is in a fight with the city and the neighborhood homeowners group over setback and style of the project, so while there certainly are renderings, they are in flux. This was the last proposal to the city:
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Flats on Archer. There are renderings and it’s a great location. This is long delayed but according to the city of Tulsa, the developer is still on track.
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Sager Lofts. The city sunk millions into this idiot and his building and he has spent millions. The retail on the first floor is finished and successful. The apartments above are close to complete but have sat in that state for years. It will get done someday, hopefully the city will foreclose and give it to someone else.

GreenArch phase II. The developer owns the land across the street from the very successful and larger GreenArch phase I and has said it will be phase II, but not when.
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400 Boston and Enterprise Buildings just announced a residential conversion, this happened in the last month so little is known yet.

American Residential in Blue Dome. This is NOT a publicly known project but there are renderings and details that have leaked. See above on how American Residential doesn’t like to talk much.
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Pete
05-04-2015, 11:31 AM
Often developers release renderings to build interest and funding. Sometimes it is the most solid projects that have the least early information out to the public.

Just to clarify, the projects on our downtown housing list are solid; as in official announcements, plans submitted for design review, etc. It's meant to reflect projects actually in some form of official process.

I have plenty of renderings and other info on projects that are not included on that list.

Swake
05-04-2015, 11:58 AM
Just to clarify, the projects on our downtown housing list are solid; as in official announcements, plans submitted for design review, etc. It's meant to reflect projects actually in some form of official process.

I have plenty of renderings and other info on projects that are not included on that list.

Tulsa doesn't actually have a design review process outside of PUDs, zoning and adjustments.

traxx
05-04-2015, 01:51 PM
I'm not getting the love for the Tornado building. It looks beyond stupid to me. I may be proven wrong, though. It may turn out to look totally cool. But from the rendering, it just looks stupid. It may be a destination but I would argue that it'd be a destination in the realm of seeing the world's third largest ball of twine.

And before anyone says that it's just OKC jealousy, I thought the pic was stupid before I realized it was supposed to be in Tulsa.

Snowman
05-04-2015, 09:07 PM
Overall metro and city growth is higher in OKC however downtown and urban neighborhood population growth is probably pretty similar in both cities. Both have a lot of infill projects going up or planned in and near the city center.

Wasn't most of their metro growth last year redefining the boundary of the MSA?

dankrutka
05-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Where is the American Residential project in Blue Dome going? What cross streets?

ZYX2
05-05-2015, 10:37 AM
Where is the American Residential project in Blue Dome going? What cross streets?

2nd and Elgin, but very little is known on how far along the project is.

dankrutka
05-05-2015, 07:44 PM
2nd and Elgin, but very little is known on how far along the project is.

Wow. That would be absolutely huge and tie the whole area together. It's comparable to me to the parking lot in front of the UHaul building in Bricktown being developed... It would extend and vitalize so much of Bricktown in my opinion.

ZYX2
05-05-2015, 10:02 PM
Wow. That would be absolutely huge and tie the whole area together. It's comparable to me to the parking lot in front of the UHaul building in Bricktown being developed... It would extend and vitalize so much of Bricktown in my opinion.

Yes, it definitely would. Development is now quickly pushing east so this would fill in the huge "hole" in the middle and help the neighborhood/district feel more complete.

Swake
05-16-2015, 08:46 AM
American Residential in Brady. American has announced this project will start mid this year, they havenít named it or released any renderings but thatís kind how they work. They have never release more renderings of Hartford Commons since they took it over and Hartford Commons probably wonít be the final name there either and construction is under way there. The name and renderings are from when Eliot Nelson was the developer. American did the same thing with Metro At Brady, renderings didnít really come out until after construction started and the name wasnít final until it was almost time to occupy. In public it was The Tribune II building for years. American along with Brickhugger are the largest developers downtown and what they say they will build, they do. American actually just sold all their non-downtown developments for $90 million to raise money for new downtown projects.

The Hartford Commons project that is under construction now has a real name, The Edge at East Village.

In addition American Residential has announced the specific of their Greenwood District project going in across the street from Oneok Field that is supposed to start construction this summer. It's called The View and will have 200 residential units and 13,000 square feet of retail space. The project will also have a five story parking garage to serve residents and customers of the area.

It's far from finally approved, but the bond for The Oklahoma Pop Museum passed out of committee this week. OK Pop would be located two blocks down Archer St from The View.

TU 'cane
05-18-2015, 03:09 PM
Looks like the pop museum didn't pass:

Indian center proposal passes, popular culture museum plan fails | News OK (http://newsok.com/indian-center-proposal-passes-popular-culture-museum-plan-fails/article/5420284)

I'm sure deep down many of us aren't surprised.

Snowman
05-18-2015, 07:28 PM
Looks like the pop museum didn't pass:

Indian center proposal passes, popular culture museum plan fails | News OK (http://newsok.com/indian-center-proposal-passes-popular-culture-museum-plan-fails/article/5420284)

I'm sure deep down many of us aren't surprised.

This looks interesting, there seems to be someone going to switch their vote, which would be enough to pass it apparently.

Accidental "No" Vote Causes Pop Culture Museum Bond To Fail - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports (http://www.ktul.com/story/29096059/accidental-no-vote-causes-pop-culture-museum-bond-to-fail)

Swake
05-19-2015, 11:29 AM
This looks interesting, there seems to be someone going to switch their vote, which would be enough to pass it apparently.

Accidental "No" Vote Causes Pop Culture Museum Bond To Fail - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports (http://www.ktul.com/story/29096059/accidental-no-vote-causes-pop-culture-museum-bond-to-fail)

Pop museum was passed in the Senate today 28-18.

BG918
05-19-2015, 01:29 PM
Pop museum was passed in the Senate today 28-18.

Cool another big surface lot will bite the dust in the Brady District.

shavethewhales
05-19-2015, 02:25 PM
Cool another big surface lot will bite the dust in the Brady District.

I feel guilty about it, but that that's really the only reason I'm excited to see the project move forward. It's a terrible idea for our government to be throwing money at this while defunding things that make sense, but we know by now they're allergic to doing things that make sense so we might as well get another gaping parking lot filled while we're at it.