Dallas Condo

More Inventory, More Opportunity in Dallas High-Rises

By Jon Anderson / August 3, 2020 / 1 Comment

We’ve all been glued to stories detailing how the real estate market has avoided doom and roared back to life as quickly as dentists (one needs open houses, the other open mouths). But all the reports of low inventory surround the single-family home market. I’ve yet to see a report that talks about the multi-family […]

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Explaining Dallas’ Apartment Boom That Leaves Condos In The Cold

By Jon Anderson / February 20, 2020 / 7 Comments

Last column, I wrote about how single-family home construction is finally getting back on track after the deficit of building during and post-Recession. But it still hasn’t built enough of the right product to drop prices. Now let’s look at multifamily construction, a place designed for younger buyers not ready for pastoral lives in the […]

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Teixeira Duarte Pulls Plug on Neighborhood Negotiations for Oak Lawn High-Rise Project

By Jon Anderson / January 13, 2017 / 3 Comments

On July 26, Teixeira Duarte and Masterplan had what would be their final meeting with the neighborhood to negotiate a better plan for their lots on Hood and Dickason tentatively called Turtle Creek Haus.  The following week, Masterplan presented to the Oak Lawn Committee about the progress being made.  All seemed to be progressing well. […]

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Smoke on the Water: Turtle Creek Haus Fails to Bring Goods to The Table

By Jon Anderson / June 16, 2016 / 4 Comments

Teixeira Duarte, founded in 1921, is a Portugal-based conglomerate with significant operations in real estate and construction. Revenues in 2015 were €1.49 billion, down 13 percent from 2014’s €1.71 billion. The company operates in 17 countries, but their main real estate spheres are in Portugal and Brazil, with a smattering in Africa.  The company intends […]

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Forever 21 at 3883 Turtle Creek, Part 2: More Than Monetary Rewards

By Jon Anderson / April 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

The first installment of this transformation story can be found here. Aside from the hard-dollar utility bill savings, this overhaul delivered other benefits to residents as well as uncovered some interesting history. Temperature Control In 21, the building at 3883 Turtle Creek, units on one side froze in winter while the other side baked in […]

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Fire Up The Flux Capacitor: Cole House Condo is a Midcentury Miracle Renovation

By Jon Anderson / April 12, 2016 / 3 Comments

Built in 1961, Cole House at 3321 Cole Avenue is a full-on, midcentury swankfest.  From the second you walk in the door you’re convinced all that’s missing is Dick Van Dyke falling over an ottoman. I decided to walk down to Sunday’s open house when I read “studs” in the agent’s description. That is, in […]

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