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#10954098 - 07/02/15 05:41 PM Land surrounding Ray Hubbard
Soft Tap Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 1393
Loc: Garland
Any truth to the the rumors that the city of Rowlett has bought up the land surrounding Robertson Park (minus the boat ramp) and Dalrock area, to build condos, and may not renew Bayview marina lease.

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#10954132 - 07/02/15 06:04 PM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
mpowell Offline
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Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 755
Loc: Greenville, TX
I'm pretty sure the sale of the park from Dallas to Rowlett is complete (or will be shortly).

Here are two articles outlining the possible development plans. I think it is now being referred to as Bayside.

http://starlocalmedia.com/rowlettlakesho...4ce8f56f22.html

http://starlocalmedia.com/rowlettlakesho...557f26f085.html

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#10954656 - 07/02/15 10:24 PM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
Doug R. Offline
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Registered: 06/11/12
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They bought all the land including the boat ramp. Apprx one acre was deeded back to the city of Dallas and it's the grassy area starting just north of the boat ramp area and extends to the highway and east to west from the Dalrock to the waters edge.

Rumor is eventually ramp will be shut down...
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#10954765 - 07/02/15 11:41 PM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Doug R.]
Soft Tap Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 1393
Loc: Garland
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
They bought all the land including the boat ramp. Apprx one acre was deeded back to the city of Dallas and it's the grassy area starting just north of the boat ramp area and extends to the highway and east to west from the Dalrock to the waters edge.

Rumor is eventually ramp will be shut down...



lets hope not, is the ramp not owned by the COE's

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#10954770 - 07/02/15 11:46 PM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
Ted Martin Offline
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Registered: 07/26/05
Posts: 1959
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: Soft Tap


lets hope not, is the ramp not owned by the COE's


Its not a COE lake, all the surrounding property (and ramps) is either private or city owned.

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#10955404 - 07/03/15 11:09 AM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
HatCamBass Offline
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Registered: 06/21/09
Posts: 1067
Loc: Ray Hubbard
Rowlett finalized the deal in mid-May for about $32 mil.

Early plans are to make Robertson Park into a commercial district with shops and restaurants not unlike the Harbor in Rockwall. And the areas north of I-30 will be brand new housing developments. It will all be called Bayside.

I haven't heard anything official about the marina or ramp. My guess would be they would want to keep them in some capacity to drive lake traffic to the area, but the grumblings seem to suggest otherwise.
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#10955438 - 07/03/15 11:22 AM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
Captain Chunk Offline
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Registered: 05/14/09
Posts: 313
Loc: The Hilltop
There have been rumors for several years that Bayview Marina as it is presently constituted is gone for one reason or another.

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#10955485 - 07/03/15 11:57 AM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
TdRoss Offline
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Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 5418
Loc: Power Lines
Sold, fenced off, plans are done.
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#10955906 - 07/03/15 05:45 PM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
Ride-or-Fish ® Offline
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Registered: 08/28/08
Posts: 47376
Loc: Not Toronto
I've noticed an increased Rowlett police presence on 30@ Dalrock since the purchase was completed. I'll have to ask my Step father about details, if he knows any. He's pretty into the whole city of Rowlett thing. I sure hope they would keep the ramp. Seems it would be a valuable asset to a lakeside development.
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#10955955 - 07/03/15 06:38 PM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Ride-or-Fish ®]
senko9S Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 22007
Loc: Bedford, TX
reminds me of lake mcqueeney
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#10960555 - 07/06/15 08:42 PM Re: Land surrounding Ray Hubbard [Re: Soft Tap]
Shawn Mead Offline
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Registered: 03/30/06
Posts: 3622
Loc: Crandall, TX.
I heard the 1 acre tract that was deeded to Dallas is for the future location of a Fire Station....maybe they will retain the ramp for their use?
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