Andy Beal

Crespi Estate Changes Hands, Lands With Local Family

By Bethany Erickson / June 28, 2019 / 3 Comments

If the railroads vital to the Crespi family’s cotton trade had run through Waco and not Dallas, Pio and Florence Crespi might have hired Maurice Fatio to build their estate there, instead of Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas. And nobody would be agog today at the news that the Crespi estate, which has changed hands […]

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Hicks-Crespi-Beal Estate, AKA Walnut Place, Hits Auction Block Dec. 19 & 20 With No Reserve

By Candy Evans / November 21, 2017 / 1 Comment

Note: This article has been updated with information obtained after first publication. Concierge Auctions will be auctioning off a Dallas landmark property, the former Crespi Estate now known as Walnut Place, as it was christened by its previous owner, Tom Hicks. The 1938-era, 29,000 square foot estate was commissioned by Count Pio Crespi, built of […]

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Andy Beal Formally Lists Walnut Place, Former Hicks Estate, for ONLY $48.9

By Candy Evans / January 11, 2017 / 1 Comment

We have heard rumors ever since he bought the most expensive piece of real estate in Dallas from Tom Hicks that he wanted to sell it. Well, now he has gone and made it official: Andy Beal listed 10000 Hollow Way Drive, just west of the Dallas North Tollway at Walnut Hill Lane, on January […]

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Did Andy Beal Buy the TWO Most Expensive Homes in Dallas? Signs Point to YES!

By Candy Evans / March 24, 2016 / 3 Comments

So it was that very first asset purchase of apartments in Waco, Texas, little old Waco, that ultimately landed Beal the keys to the two most expensive homes in Dallas. Looking at my most favorite site in the whole wide world, the Dallas Central Appraisal District — you know I scan it 24/7 — I […]

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Did Andy Beal REALLY Pay $100 Million for the Hicks Estate?

By Candy Evans / January 16, 2016 / 1 Comment

Recall that when Tom and Cinda first put their 25.5 acre estate on the market, it was listed with broker Douglas Newby for $136 million. That was in January of 2013. The market was just waking up, of course, but behemoth properties are always tricky to sell because the buyer pool is so limited. When Allie […]

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Andy Beal Closed on the Hicks Residence This Morning: The Most Expensive Real Estate Transaction in Texas Real Estate History

By Candy Evans / January 15, 2016 / 3 Comments

We’ve been blogging about it for weeks now, and I have to give credit where credit is due: Steve Brown at The Dallas Morning News was first to publish that Andy Beal was interested in buying Walnut Place, the former Crespi Estate on Walnut Hill Lane that was listed by Allie Beth Allman and David […]

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