Ari Rastegar

Rastegar Gives Dallas North America’s Tallest Green Wall

By Jon Anderson / April 15, 2020 / 4 Comments

At the far western Uptown end of McKinney Avenue will be 1899 McKinney, a 26-story, 270-unit high-rise that will always be known for its green wall. It has been written about before (here, here). Last week, I was able to speak with Zach Smith, the CEO of Zauben, the company developing the green wall for […]

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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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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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Exclusive: Rastegar and SCB Preview Fab Lower McKinney Ave. High-Rise

By Jon Anderson / June 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Can Dallas have nice things? If this proposed project goes through, the answer is absolutely yes. I get it, you’re immediately wondering what those green-walled balconies are running up the building. It’s a sneak peek at a proposed residential tower at 1899 McKinney designed by Chicago-based SCB Architecture for investor/developer Ari Rastegar of Rastegar Property […]

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