Construction Begins on 800,000-Square-Foot Mixed-Use Development in Dallas

by Katie Sloan

Dallas — RED Development has begun construction on The Union Dallas, an 800,000-square-foot office, residential and retail project expected for completion in 2018.

First announced in May 2014, the two-tower mixed-use project will offer 417,000 square feet of Class A office space, 309 residential units and 87,000 square feet of retail. Located at Field Street and Cedar Springs Road, the mixed-use project is within walking distance of many sports, entertainment, museum and outdoor park venues.

StreetLights Residential is leading design and development for the 23-floor residential tower, which will be known as The Christopher. The development will also include a 10,000-square-foot restaurant known as The Henry, which will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Tenants in the office portion of the development will include Vinson & Elkins, which will lease 82,000 square feet across three floors beginning in 2018. Weaver, the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest, will move its Dallas office to a 58,000-square-foot space within two floors in the office tower.

Designed by Dallas-based architect HKS Inc., and with DPR as the general contractor, the project will include a 60,000-square-foot Tom Thumb grocery store on the ground floor. Landscape designer Office of James Burnett will design a 21,000-square-foot green space and events plaza surrounded by retail stores and dining options on the street level. The central plaza will include water features, seating areas, trees and a performance area.

Mike Ebert, Jeff Moloznik and Paul Rowsey with RED Development are leading the development team. Mike Kallner with RED Development will oversee retail leasing along with CBRE/UCR’s urban retail and leasing team. 

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