Friday, January 10, 2014

Construction starting on retail and parking building at downtown’s Omni Dallas hotel

The Omni Hotel expansion in downtown Dallas will include about 15,000 square feet of retail. (Matthews Southwest)

Developer Matthews Southwest is starting work on a more than $27 million parking and retail project in the front yard of downtown Dallas’ Omni Hotel.

The development will include about 15,000 square feet of retail space and 350 parking spaces.

The 1,000-room hotel and Young and Houston streets opened in 2011.

Developer Matthews is also working on a new retail and apartment complex a few blocks away on south Lamar Street.