A recent city-led rezoning effort has primed the mostly industrial area for revitaliation and redevelopment, city officials say.
The properties are either totally or mostly vacant.
The 175,000-square-foot, multistory building will contain classrooms, labs, offices and support space for the Department of Physics and the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences.
The next bond proposition will likely go before voters in November 2021.
The unanimous approval by council means redevelopment of the area can now begin.
The work is part of the ongoing Main Street redevelopment project.
A new state law places a deadline on how long cities have to act on certain types of development plans. As a result, the city will need to amend its Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, according to Michael Spicer, director of development services for the city of Richardson.
Mobility improvements included in the Innovation District project in Richardson will receive financial backing through a new grant program.
Local ordinances implemented to preserve the visual character of residential and commercial buildings were voided when Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 2439 into law June 14.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify the difference between Texas Central's Sept. 13 announcement about a design-build contract with Salini Impregilo and an October 2018 announcement about a limited-notice-to-proceed agreement with Salini Impregilo.
Private nursing college West Coast University is one step closer to calling Richardson its new home following unanimous approval by the city planning commission.
Roughly 15% of Richardson’s 23 million square feet of office space was available for lease in the second quarter of 2019, according to commercial real estate database CoStar.
Construction is underway on more housing at Northside, the mixed-use development located just north of The University of Texas at Dallas.
Rezoning Richardson's innovation district will unlock retail, housing and restaurant opportunities, consultants say
An effort to rezone the 1,200-acre innovation district east of US 75 is in full swing.
The first phase of apartments at Society 190 will open in early September. The complex, located at 850 Greenside Drive, Richardson, is the residential portion of the HALL Park at Richardson project, which will eventually include retail and office space. At full build-out—slated for winter 2020 — Society 190 will include 415 apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms. This first phase includes 54 apartments. 972-474-3762. www.society190.com
After sending developers back to the drawing board in early June, City Council unanimously approved a plan to revamp a portion of the former Richardson Square Mall site at Plano and Belt Line roads.
Richardson is one of three Texas cities to be awarded a grant through the AARP Community Challenge.
A major renewal of Richardson’s historic downtown is about to get underway.
A planned expansion that was dubbed the city of Richardson's single-largest corporate investment to date has been postponed.
The city of Richardson is looking to the community for ideas on how to enhance a 1,200-acre area east of US 75.
Create Church will host services at its new permanent facility starting Aug. 4. A grand opening is scheduled for Sept. 8. Services are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., according to a church spokesperson.
Drivers along Greenville Avenue may have noticed the first of several public art pieces to be installed at the city's new Public Safety Campus .
Local business owners are looking to get in on the ground floor of a workplace trend taking DFW by storm.
Gillett Industries will build a new office and warehouse complex in northeast Richardson after City Council approved the project June 3.