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Catch Candy at Tomorrow’s Northeast Tarrant Chamber Luncheon!

By Joanna England / July 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Thanks to her wicked sense of humor, Candy always has the absolute best presentations. If you’ve always wanted to learn about how to build your business with the power of personal branding and blogging, come out to the Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon tomorrow. She’ll talk about how she founded the most talked-about […]

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John Backes Brings Wild-Eyed Ambition to Dallas Real Estate, Technology Communities

By Leah Shafer / June 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

John Backes is a young real estate entrepreneur, technology innovator, and champion of the city of Dallas. He practically vibrates with energy and ideas, and has a sort of raw enthusiasm that’s utterly sincere and unscripted. The St. Mark’s grad is passionate about bringing new ideas to the real estate community by collaborating with the active […]

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Get It Together with Nicole Schultz

By Leah Shafer / March 13, 2015 / 1 Comment

Nicole Schultz describes herself as “a bit of a neat freak, but in a good way.” As a mother of four children, being organized never really seemed like much of a choice for Schultz. Friends noticed, and what started as her efforts to help them maximize their space and offer solutions to eliminate chaos and […]

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Jason Roberts Builds Better Neighborhoods, One Block at a Time

By Leah Shafer / January 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Much has been written about community activist, urban planning enthusiast, and Oak Cliff resident Jason Roberts. His energy is infectious as he spreads the gospel of urban revitalization around the world: building better neighborhoods by transforming vacant and underused properties into vibrant, thriving blocks abuzz with business, activity, and local participation. His Better Block concept started […]

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Dallas Developer Monte Anderson Named First Urban Pioneer by Planning Council

By Leah Shafer / December 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

On Tuesday night, the Greater Dallas Planning Council honored North Texas developer Monte Anderson with its inaugural Urban Pioneer Award at the Urban Design Awards. Anderson is the president of Options Real Estate, a multi-service real estate company that concentrates its work in southern Dallas and Ellis counties, specializing in creating sustainable neighborhoods that invite “gentlefication,” […]

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