Dallas Developers

Ari Rastegar is a New Breed of Developer Who Wants to Live to 120

By Candy Evans / November 12, 2019 / 4 Comments

Most developers are hard-living, hard-drinking, stress-filled time bombs of roller-coaster energy, over-indulgence, extreme risk-taking, and compulsion. Not Ari Rastegar. Remember when Jon Anderson told you all about the Austin-based investor/developer of Rastegar Property Company – and his first new-build in Dallas, which has been 100% leased by the short-term stay company Sonder? (Condos are hard to get […]

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The Cedars Collection Aims to Give More People Downtown Views

By Bethany Erickson / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
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In the beginning, the Cedars was a bustling community that was also a Dallas hot-spot — and it remained so from its beginning in the 1870s until the 1920s, as the more wealthy denizens of the neighborhood moved on. By the 1960s, the neighborhood took a hit from progress, as homes saw the wrecking ball […]

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Anticipating Change is the Secret Weapon For Building Longevity

By Jon Anderson / February 28, 2018 / 3 Comments

As part of my research into Copenhagen’s BIG architects, I watched a recent interview with founder Bjarke Ingels titled Different Angles.  A story he told dovetailed with something I’ve been thinking.  He talked about visiting an abandoned 2,750-year-old Synagogue in northern Iraq. He found out that it had only become derelict in the past 50 […]

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Golf Course as Flood Fix? 200 Houston Acres Could Have Been Condos, Thank God They Weren’t

By Candy Evans / November 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

This is a must-read for anyone with a little real estate in their blood, and it is very interesting as a reference to anyone living near the Golf Club of Dallas (formerly the Oak Cliff Country Club). Basic story: 200 acre golf course in a coastal community 30 miles southeast of Houston saved about 150 […]

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Are Golf Courses America’s Next Bowling Alleys?

By Jon Anderson / September 19, 2017 / 10 Comments

Recent developments surrounding the Golf Club of Dallas, formerly the Oak Cliff Golf Club, bring to mind a panel discussion at June’s National Association of Real Estate Editors confab.  Seems golf clubs are not as popular with the young as they are with their parents’ and grandparents’ generations.  There are several reasons for this, including […]

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Huffines Communities Presentation Riles Golf Club of Dallas’ Neighbors

By Amanda Popken / September 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

  Last night’s community meeting with Huffines Communities at the Golf Club of Dallas on Redbird Lane felt like a bad setup. The room was at capacity with literally hundreds more still standing in line, out to the middle of the parking lot, when the presentation began. “I hope all these people are against the project” […]

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