Dallas Developer

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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Collin College Breaks Ground on The Construction Industry’s Future

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / November 7, 2018 / 1 Comment

By Phil Crone Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association  Craig Johnson had no idea who, if anyone, would turn up for Collin College’s first construction management course offerings. The newly hired instructor only had a few weeks to get the program up and running. Johnson expected around five students. He ended up with nearly 20. These […]

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Developer Tanya Ragan Hosts ‘Pack The Purse’ Drive Benefiting At-Risk Mothers

By Joanna England / October 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s probably more than a coincidence that developer Tanya Ragan of Wildcat Management is both hard at work fixing up the Purse Building in downtown Dallas’ West End and hosting a “Pack the Purse” event from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 27. While the Purse building will likely be packed full of occupants by its […]

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Bruce Graf Helps Baby Boomers Age-in-Place With Smart Updates

By Joanna England / May 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

“For most folks, their home is the biggest investment they own,” said Bruce Graf, a home remodeler with more than 30 years of experience in working with multiple generations of families. Graf has helped families remodel a house to accommodate growth, and then returned years later to adapt their home to special health needs so […]

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Alamo Manhattan’s Bishop Gateway Project Moves Forward with Good Reviews

By Amanda Popken / November 2, 2015 / 1 Comment

  If you’ve been following the Bishop Gateway project near the Bishop Arts District in North Oak Cliff, you know it’s been quite a contentious project. If you haven’t been following, here’s an overview along with an update. Either way, take note of the process they’re going through. The first-pass draft of the project showed hideously […]

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Transwestern’s Pink Wall Proposal Passes Planning Commission Hurdle, FINALLY

By Jon Anderson / September 4, 2015 / 18 Comments

As predicted, we are all two-weeks older since the Planning Commission fobbed-off the vote on the proposed Transwestern development at the northeast corner of Preston Road and Northwest Highway. What, if any, votes changed in those two weeks is unknown, but I suspect few. Certainly attendees were not treated to German band Texas Lightening popping […]

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