Dallas Highrise

Dallas High-Rise Demographics, Part 3: Where the Walkers Are

By Jon Anderson / August 19, 2015 / 3 Comments

In last week’s second of three articles on high-rise demographics, I wrote about Dallas’ youngest high-rise populations. I noted that in those younger buildings, there were usually high rates of non-homestead owners – some as high as 75 percent. I think non-homestead ownership is worth noting because, in addition to owner age and worth, it […]

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Sleek and Modern, This Metropolitan Unit Will Make a Family Want to Move to Downtown Dallas

By Joanna England / August 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

Built in 1974, it was once home to federal offices of the region’s health, education, and welfare departments. But now 1200 Main is the “Metropolitan,” one of the swankiest commercial-to-residential conversions in downtown Dallas. I had a hard time imagining what this building would be like as a condo tower when Rockwood Realty purchased the […]

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High-Rises Demographics, Part 2: Where the Youngin’s Are

By Jon Anderson / August 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

In the first part of this series I wrote about how unit prices, resident age and income are data points for high-rise buyers to consider before purchasing their castle in the sky. The reason for these calculations is to better understand if a building matches a buyer’s philosophy. Of course this information doesn’t produce a […]

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Dallas Designer Margaret Chambers Strives for Classical, Timeless Interiors

By Leah Shafer / August 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Interior designer Margaret Chambers is a pillar in the Dallas design community. She formed Chambers Interiors & Associates, Inc. 23 years ago after dreaming of having her own business, becoming known for her ability to confidently mix different styles, techniques, and cultures for her clients. In those years, she’s come to regard Dallas as the ideal place for […]

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High-Rise Demographics, Part 1: Why Resident Age and Economics Matter

By Jon Anderson / July 31, 2015 / 2 Comments

This is the first of a three-part series on high-rise demographics. In this first part, I’ll cover how resident age, personal finances, and cognitive decline form an intersection that should help buyers better understand a high-rise. These factors are certainly in play in all neighborhoods, but the communality of high-rises makes them more acute. After […]

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Will This App Kill Professional Real Estate Photography?

By Joanna England / July 28, 2015 / 2 Comments

When we first heard of Yurz, it definitely piqued some interest. Sure, some Realtors definitely need help with branding and photography. We’ve seen some awful websites out there, with some listing shots sporting horrible glare off of mirrors and windows and a flash that drowns out any details that buyers wouldn’t want to miss. Of […]

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