Dallas High-Rise

Southern Land Company Plans New 270-Unit High-Rise Near Knox St.

By Joanna England / July 6, 2015 / 5 Comments

Southern Land Company is breaking into the Dallas residential market with a 270-unit high-rise building planned for Oliver St. the Knox District near Highland Park. The Nashville-based developer has four other residential projects in suburbs surrounding the city, including multifamily projects in Plano, Allen, Keller, and McKinney. Southern Land plans to turn dirt for the […]

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Second Staff Meeting Soiree at the W Residences Builds on First

By Jon Anderson / June 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last night, 30 real estate geeks met to celebrate Minnette Murray’s listing at the W Residences. Despite being postponed because of rain (that ultimately never came) and competing with D Magazine’s “Best Realtor” event at the Dallas Arboretum, we had a pretty full house. Candy stayed all night even though she’d yet to pack for […]

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Smoke on the Water? Part 1: 10 Acres Ripe for the Picking

By Jon Anderson / June 19, 2015 / 1 Comment

Where there’s smoke, there’s gonna be fire.  As Candy recently wrote, 2505 Turtle Creek is finally set to become the Limited Edition, the über-luxury high-rise by first-time (in Dallas) high-risers from Toronto Great Gulf. But with 10-acres of smoldering land ready to ignite, the Limited Edition may be just the beginning for this tail-end of […]

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Richardson-Based Genesis Real Estate Plans New 28-Story Victory Park Residential Project

By Joanna England / May 27, 2015 / 18 Comments

Our appetite for high-rise residential evidently knows no bounds, as Richardson-based Genesis Real Estate Group has announced yet another high-rise project planned for the urban core. This project, a 28-story high-rise at Hi Line Drive and Houston Street inside Victory Park, was designed by Houston-based architecture firm EDI, according to Dallas Morning News reporter Steve […]

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Window Coating in Works For Museum Tower to Reduce Reflectivity

By Joanna England / May 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Update from Candy, Sunday evening: Spoke with City Councilman Lee Kleinman late Friday afternoon, and he told me that the film covering as a “solution” to Museum Tower’s glare problem was not yet a done deal, but he was pleased  about the collaborative spirit he is seeing between the Pension Fund and the Nasher family. […]

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Are HOAs Performance Art? Jon Anderson Wonders Where They Find These People

By Jon Anderson / March 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

HOA Boards are better than anything playing at the Winspear. What should be the stuff of banality and tedium are often filled with grade-school antics. Since posting the sharewithjon@candysdirt.com email address, a few readers have supplied their own stories to add to my own. Here’s a sample… Imaginary Degrees and Intimidation One reader spoke of […]

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