Dallas Construction

US Census Reports, Big D Became Much Bigger D in 2017

By Jon Anderson / March 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Yesterday, the U.S. Census released their latest numbers tracking population growth and distribution.  Surprise, surprise! Six of the top 10 largest-gaining counties were in Texas.  Surprise, surprise, surprise! Four of those were in the Metroplex – Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant. Totted-up, from July 2016 to July 2017, the Metroplex added 146,238 new residents, the […]

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Water, Water Everywhere: Dallas Needs Engineering, Political Will To Combat Flooding

By Jon Anderson / June 6, 2017 / 1 Comment

If you forgot Dallas’ torrential weekend rains, Monday’s return certainly brought those memories … flooding back. What’s up with that?  It’s not like rain is something new to Dallas.  Sure, depending on whether your beliefs are fact- or fiction-based, climate change may be making rains heavier, but we’ve always had deluge-type rain (when we’re not […]

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David Weekley Building Upscale Knox-Henderson Townhome Development

By Leah Shafer / April 15, 2015 / 1 Comment

One of Dallas’ hottest neighborhoods is getting a new, upscale townhome development. Houston-based David Weekley Homes is building The Villas at Garrett Avenue in Knox-Henderson, with 22 townhomes at built-out and three available floorplans. The first closing slated for August and prices will start at $399,000. Knox-Henderson is a highly desirable part in Dallas, and for good […]

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Villas of Lake Highlands To Be Second David Weekley Development in East Dallas

By Leah Shafer / April 1, 2015 / 6 Comments

Houston-based David Weekley Homes is building their second community in East Dallas, with five houses ready for move-in this summer. Villas of Lake Highlands will be a private gated community of detached, single-family houses near White Rock Lake at E. Northwest Highway and Plano Road. At build-out, the development will have 80 houses. Prices start at $410,000 and the houses range […]

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The Economist Says Dallas is Back and Booming, But Are We Changing For The Better?

By Joanna England / July 10, 2014 / 7 Comments

I went to to the same New Cities Summit that Economist blogger “A.B.” went to, but I had a much different takeaway. Maybe that’s because I live here, or because I’m jaded, or because I’ve seen how Dallas works, but I can’t do much more than give a slow nod to the blogger’s “Prime Time” […]

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