This one is reason for cautious optimism, although the latest rendering is a step down in potential and promise. This corner is important for Cortex, will it go the urban, city route or the suburban commuter campus route? Keep your eye on this one.
The Crescent Building in Cortex is undergoing a renovation to give this former newspaper printing plant a new home as lab space for budding startups and growing companies. Another 2018 development favorite and clear win for preservation of our early 20th Century building stock.
Continuing with my top twenty development announcements or under-construction projects of 2016, the City Foundry makes the list.
This ~$340M proposal is billed as a public market that will bring office, retail, creative space and a food hall to a 17 acre former industrial site, the Federal-Mogul foundry. From the City Foundry's promotional video: "we are a new center for food, fashion, creativity and innovative thinkers".