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« Reply #795 on: April 18, 2018, 10:50:38 am »



 Woodland Hills Mall, one of their more successful properties (at least in 2014).

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« Reply #796 on: April 18, 2018, 11:16:10 am »


That's been the word for a couple of years. When I was staying with my kids in Jenks two weeks ago, "Available" signs are still on the property and my son-in-law who is pretty plugged in to development issues around Jenks was telling me there has been a long-running disagreement between Simon and Jenks about who gets to pay to move a large gas line underneath the property.  Ironically, this may well be the same line that the City of Tulsa seemed pretty eager to help move on Turkey Mountain.



If that is the 30" line over there, the gas company should be participating in it big time.  That thing had some corrosion issues 20+ years ago - not too dangerous then, but not getting better with time.   One of their Rockwell ball valves was very worn - made for an interesting 'ride' when opening and closing...


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« Reply #797 on: April 18, 2018, 04:18:27 pm »

I heard they are really close to 75% pre leased. That’s the magic number to build. Stay tuned!!

They were 80% pre-leased when I met with John Dionis in Feb. of 2015 and they were still planning to build at 61st & Highway 75.
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« Reply #798 on: April 18, 2018, 04:26:45 pm »


If that is the 30" line over there, the gas company should be participating in it big time.  That thing had some corrosion issues 20+ years ago - not too dangerous then, but not getting better with time.   One of their Rockwell ball valves was very worn - made for an interesting 'ride' when opening and closing...




Entrust came through and did a comprehensive inspection and improvements to their ROW on Turkey Mountain in 2015 including an erosion control project.  No idea what shape the pipeline was in on the underground sections but I would assume if there were concerns they would have been addressed.
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« Reply #799 on: April 18, 2018, 04:31:53 pm »

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I don't recall the exact place I found this in late 2014 or early 2015.  It may well have been from the sit-down meeting myself, some other TUWC board members, and other trail users had with some of Simon's executives.  Even though we were adversaries on the particular project, I had cordial relationships with several people at Simon during that time.  I spent many hours researching Simon's business practices and learning more about WHM to figure out who our important allies were in getting the project stopped at 61st & Hwy 75.
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