Development

Lakewood Theater Future Still Uncertain, But Alamo Drafthouse Interested in Space

By Leah Shafer / January 21, 2015 / 1 Comment

The lease for the current tenants of Lakewood Theater is over at the end of January, and it’s anybody’s guess what will happen to the beloved East Dallas landmark, but there are confirmed rumors of interest by Alamo Drafthouse. As we reported last November with our story Lakewood Theater Makeover Concerns Preservationists, Neighbors, property co-owners […]

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Rudman Partnership Will Develop $1.7 Billion Frisco Station Along “$5 Billion Mile”

By Leah Shafer / December 22, 2014 / 1 Comment

More big news for Frisco as the Rudman Partnership, Hillwood Properties, and VanTrust Real Estate sign on the dotted line for the development partnership of Frisco Station, a $1.7 billion deal. This 242-acre mixed-use development will be located along the Dallas North Tollway, north of Warren Parkway. It will surround the Star, the headquarters and training […]

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Lakewood Theater Makeover Concerns Preservationists, Neighbors

By Leah Shafer / November 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Lakewood Theater has stood as a colorful and beloved East Dallas landmark in Lakewood Shopping Center since its 1938 opening. So recent news reported by Nancy Nichols at D Magazine that the theater, located at 1825 Abrams Parkway, will be getting new tenants and a new look next year has preservationists and neighbors concerned. This is […]

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Residential High Rise Rumored with Sale of Cabana Hotel

By Leah Shafer / November 12, 2014 / 3 Comments

A storied property near the Dallas Design District that fell from a swinging night spot and hotel for rock stars in the 1960s to housing for county prisoners and sex offenders in the 1980s and 1990s may be on the rise again. According to this Dallas Morning News story first reported by Robert Wilonsky, the Dallas […]

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CandysDirt EXCLUSIVE: Outline of Transwestern’s Zoning Case for the Gateway to Preston Hollow

By Candy Evans / April 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

Transwestern says it understand how precious this area is, the gateway to Preston Hollow, and they plan to do it justice. During the last five months they have met with more than 500 neighbors living near the proposed development, and they want to continue working with them in the months ahead.They have made numerous concessions […]

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Farm to Table Living: Light Farms in Celina May be North Texas' Equivalent to Serenbe, Georgia

By Candy Evans / July 4, 2013 / 4 Comments

Last Thursday I zipped up to Light Farms in Celina after touring the Sorrento at Preston Center. Why am I boring you my nightly schedule? I hit two events in one night, and Light Farms in CELINA was a good thirty-five minute drive north. That is significant. This new Republic Properties Group development is so […]

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