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Oak Lawn Committee: Awnings And Ear Plugs As Uptown Marriott Returns

By Jon Anderson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

There was just one project slated for last night’s Oak Lawn Committee and it was about a variance needed for a pair of awnings by the Uptown Marriott being built by Alamo Manhattan on Fairmount Street in back of Nick & Sam’s restaurant. The pre-awning project gained support from the OLC in December 2016. At […]

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Uptown to Get More Hotel Rooms; Dream and Marriott Winding Through Oak Lawn Committee

By Jon Anderson / December 9, 2016 / 8 Comments

  Being on the Oak Lawn Committee (OLC) must get tiring in the way a parent gets tired of a child who expects an OK for sitting down with a gallon of ice cream and a spoon … every day.  Developers go before the OLC to present their arguments for a “gallon of ice cream” […]

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Rapid Uptown Hotel Growth Led by Hilton's Several Projects

By Jon Anderson / January 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

Hilton has taken a shine to Uptown with three identified hotels and two rumored – one a luxe Waldorf Astoria. It’s no secret that Uptown is booming with hotel projects – 10 are at various stages of development. Of the 10, four have yet to name their brands (or “flags” in industry lingo), and two […]

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HIVE Conference Kicks-Off Today in Austin

By Joshua Baethge / December 4, 2019 / 1 Comment

The fourth annual HIVE conference gets underway today in Austin.  The two-day event will feature CEOs, architects, authors, economists, and educators addressing the issues affecting today’s housing needs. In a recent press release promoting the event, Hanley Wood and Meyers Research CEO Jeff Meyers said the housing community now faces challenges unlike any seen before. […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees Two Contrasting Projects

By Jon Anderson / October 2, 2019 / 4 Comments

Before I begin, I have to give a shout-out to my Chicago brethren who have upped the bar for project location mapping. Usually we’re treated to a line drawing or a Google Maps image with various shaded boxes. The above map was supplied for Ari Rastegar’s project at 1900 McKinney Avenue. We have an earthquake-like […]

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Alex Prins Takes Pride in Industry With Gay Real Estate Professional Network

By Nikki Barringer / June 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

A few months ago, Alex Prins of Coldwell Banker Lakewood attended Global Luxury training at JW Marriott in Austin. As three of the top trainers stepped on stage, each shared pictures of their families, husbands, and children. It was a tremendous moment for Prins because each of the presenters was gay. Fifteen years ago, Alex […]

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