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April is coming to an end today — and not soon enough for our estimation, as it was probably the longest April in our memories. And starting Friday, we can inch back out, wearing masks and practicing “social distancing.” No more than 25 percent occupancy in malls, theaters, and restaurants, if they are even open. […]Read More
Some topics aren’t enough for a whole column, yet there are updates. So here goes. Back in February, a lawsuit was filed by Park Towers homeowners seeking to undo the city council’s approval of the Reverchon Park RFP. On March 16, the city responded claiming immunity from – pretty much everything. On March 3, the […]Read More
Texas Governor Greg Abbott may lift stay-at-home restrictions… a blueprint for the future of living with Covid-19Read More
We know the real estate community is squeezed by what we have to do to stop the spread of the pandemic of coronavirus. But thank God we have technology, right? We have been in quarantine now for two weeks or more I’ve lost count. We have way more to go. It’s a huge inconvenience: I […]Read More
We’re all kids. When we can’t go outside, it’s all we want to do. At some point, life will return to normal. But in the meantime, I decided to read about parks. And I was in luck, The Trust for Public Land produces copious data on parkland in the 100 largest U.S. cities. This data […]Read More
Dallas’ plans for a vibrant Arts District failed miserably. It’s one of two areas of the city where you’re not reminded of COVID-19 – because it’s just as vacant now as it always is. It’s such a failure that there’s an Authorized Hearing to determine how to get someone – anyone – to walk its […]Read More