Commercial Real Estate

Dallas Public Schools: DCAD vs. Fair Market Value

By Bethany Erickson / April 29, 2016 / 3 Comments

As you’ve probably read by now, the Dallas Independent School District’s Board of Trustees voted 5-3 last night to purchase the building at 9400 N. Central Expressway in a bid to consolidate the district’s various departments that are currently spread all over Dallas County. We can debate the merits of having a building where hundreds […]

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John Backes Brings Wild-Eyed Ambition to Dallas Real Estate, Technology Communities

By Leah Shafer / June 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

John Backes is a young real estate entrepreneur, technology innovator, and champion of the city of Dallas. He practically vibrates with energy and ideas, and has a sort of raw enthusiasm that’s utterly sincere and unscripted. The St. Mark’s grad is passionate about bringing new ideas to the real estate community by collaborating with the active […]

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MOTIVE Accelerator Program to Fund, Mentor Real Estate Technology Start-ups

By Leah Shafer / June 25, 2015 / 1 Comment

Tuesday night, 200 people gathered at RealTech Dallas for a big announcement for Dallas real estate professionals. John Backes, a young real estate entrepreneur and innovator, is launching Texas’ only real estate technology accelerator this fall. The MOTIVE Accelerator Program will fund selected commercial real estate (CRE) technology start-ups, as well as provide mentoring through […]

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Update Valley View: Tear Down the Old, Bring In a Boulevard, Hotel and Condo. But Wherefore the Gondolas?

By Candy Evans / May 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

I drove by Valley View Mall again the other day, and cannot wait for Dallas developer Scott Beck to get his show on the road for this place. Been trying to get in touch with him for an update but alas, Candace Carlisle at the Dallas Business Journal caught up with him FIRST and snagged an exclusive […]

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Now Open in Preston Hollow Village: Blue Sushi Sake Grill

By Candy Evans / February 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

I am loving Provident’s brand new development at the corner of Walnut Hill lane and Central called Preston Hollow Village, even if it is trying to look like NorthPark mall’s baby sister. And yes, I know we will hear in the comments that this is NOT Preston Hollow. No, this is not Preston Hollow for […]

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Why Doesn’t Dallas Have a Costco Yet? Because Real Estate

By Joanna England / February 3, 2015 / 10 Comments

If you were wondering when dirt was going to get to turning at Coit and North Central Expressway on the very first proposed Costco in Dallas proper, you’ll be waiting for a long, long time according to this report from DMN’s Maria Halkias. Apparently the price of the site owned by the Texas Department of […]

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