Dallas' Energy Square to Undergo Total Makeover and Compete With New Uptown Towers

One of North Dallas' best-known business addresses dating back to the 1950s is getting a total makeover.The more than 1 million-square-foot Energy Square development on North Central Expressway is home to more than 300 tenants and recently had a redo. But the Chicago development firm that bought Energy Square two years ago is about to launch its biggest changes in decades."We have the opportunities to connect these buildings into one big campus," said owner GlenStar Properties' principal, Matthew Omundson. "We think there is an opportunity to create something that doesn't exist on Central Expressway. "To do that, GlenStar and partner USAA Real Estate plan to spend more than $10 million reworking the 14-acre complex between North Central and Greenville Avenue.Constructed on three levels, the three Energy Square towers and the historic Meadows Building next door will be connected on one level with a new park, pedestrian areas and a boulevard running through the middle of the development."In order to activate the project, we want to push everything to the same level and create a Main Street," Omundson said. "Our front door is on Greenville, and right now, there's a service entrance in the middle."We are going to try and create a real boulevard entrance."  Continue reading...

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