Commercial Real Estate

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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Toyota Groundbreaking Is Green Light for North Texas Real Estate Community

By Leah Shafer / January 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

At a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday, about 100 attendees watched as a Toyota Tundra truck moved the first shovels of dirt for the Japanese automaker’s $350 million North American headquarters in West Plano. The relocation of Toyota Motor Corp.’s $350 million headquarters to Plano from Southern California was North Texas’ biggest corporate relocation of 2014. By […]

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Hair Salons As Economic Indicators: Sometimes Your Hair Needs New Real Estate, Too

By Candy Evans / November 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

Natasha Khan, Ericka Smart and Moi! If you want to know how the Dallas economy is REALLY doing, check out the hairdressers. I was once told that Dallas women devour more blonde hair bleach than women in any other U.S. metropolis, and I believe it. I’m one of them! Dallas hair salons are doing well, […]

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Introducing the Players at Preston Hollow Village, Walnut Hill and North Central’s Own West Village

By Candy Evans / August 15, 2014 / 3 Comments

Fresh after winning Dallas City Council approval of their Cole Avenue project, Provident Realty Advisors is hyper focused now on their mixed-use, $300 million plus masterpiece at Walnut Hill Lane and Central: Preston Hollow Village. Cannot tell you how excited I am to see this development make it’s Dallas debut. It’s one of the most […]

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Dallas Commercial Agents Get a Trial CompStak Account on CandysDirt.com…

By Candy Evans / December 10, 2013 / 0 Comments

You have no doubt read our piece about the coolest site to hit the Dallas commercial real estate world, and as usual you heard it first here on CandysDirt.com. Sign-up is so easy. Just go to CompStak.com and click Join.  Use “LONESTAR” as a promo code, which will get new users about 10 free comps. […]

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A New Company is About to Shake Up Dallas Commercial Real Estate… Welcome to Big D, CompStak!

By Candy Evans / December 10, 2013 / 6 Comments

Great timing: just about the time our mercury is heading north to melt the ice, New York-based CompStak is launching in Dallas to melt down walls about pricing and other juicy terms of the deal in Dallas commercial real estate. What is CompStak? A new tech company that aims to create transparency in commercial real […]

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