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Exclusive: What The Centrum is doing to appeal to entrepreneurs, tech companies
February 2, 2016 Community News

Exclusive: What The Centrum is doing to appeal to entrepreneurs, tech companies

Amid The Centrum’s $20 million renovation in Oak Lawn, Quadrant Investment Properties is laying out amenities and options that appeal to technology companies and entrepreneurs.

“We’re trying to create a community of creative, entrepreneurial-minded people,” Quadrant founder Chad Cook said. “It’s not just about technology; it’s about the creative community.”

The Centrum, which occupies 392,473 square-feet of space at 3102 Oak Lawn Ave., already has signed companies such as Dallas-based rewardStyle, which will occupy 32,000 square feet, and New York-based Oscar Health, which operates its Texas headquarters out of one of the building’s spec offices, in some of its new spaces.

Once the renovation is complete, The Centrum building will showcase features including an interactive tech wall in the lobby, which could broadcast everything from Twitter feeds to welcome messages. The clock tower will also be lit by digital signage that will run on three or four of its sides.

Dallas startup Glass-Media, for which Cook serves as a board member, also has some play in the building. The company’s digital signage currently projects a digital tour of the building on of the glass windows.

The Centrum’s suspended lounge, which will include conference space, will have furniture with USB ports. It will feature Internet speeds of 100 megabits per second and is expected to allow tenants to walk from the lounge into the courtyard and through the lobby without losing connection.

It also could have a co-working space, Cook said, adding that he’s planning to open one in the building by year-end. The co-working space could be operated through an already established co-working space or as a joint venture. Cook said the space could occupy anywhere between 20,000 to 40,000 square feet.

The roof deck tenant lounge will feature mural art, a kitchen area for catering, a grassy space for outdoor collaboration and a conference room that can seat between 20-40 people.

Most of the renovations have been planned with the creative community in mind – giving tenants areas of open space to connect and break out rooms and conference space for private meetings.

1st Annual Concert Series
June 22, 2017 6:00-11:00PM

: 1st Annual Concert Series

The Centrum partnered with Switch to launch a concert series in our newly renovated outdoor courtyard.

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Wine Tasting
July 27, 2017 5:00-6:00PM

: Wine Tasting

Crazy Beautiful Wines joins at The Centrum for our first wine tasting and give-a-ways.

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Farmers Market
October 12, 2017 3:00-6:00PM

: Farmers Market

It's Fall the weather is gorgeous here in Texas. Time for our first Farmers Market in the courtyard.

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October 19, 2017 4:30-6:30PM

: Oktoberfest

It's time for Oktoberfest, with brats and beer. Join us in the courtyard to enjoy this great weather.

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Whiskey Tasting
November 16, 2017 5:00-7:30PM

: Whiskey Tasting

Join us for a Whiskey tasting of Various Whiskeys and a few appetizers.

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Bisnow's Bold South Office event
November 30, 2017 8:00AM-5:00PM

: Bisnow's Bold South Office event

Bisnow's Bold South Office event was hosted at The Centrum, on November 30, 2017. 250 people in attendance.

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Lobby Grand Opening
December 5, 2017 11:30AM-1:30PM

: Lobby Grand Opening

Our Lobby Grand Opening for our tenants was catered by Mille Lire & Mudsmith, our new restaurant tenants.

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