Fort Worth

Joel Kotkin is in Fort Worth Today: I Love That He Loves Tejas

By Candy Evans / June 6, 2012 / 0 Comments

I guess what I like about demographer, futurist and urban observer Joel Kotkin is that he is upbeat about both America and Texas, and he shares my gut common sense instinct that most people, families, want to live in homes, not a bunch of scrunched-together apartments. (So why are we building so many in Dallas???) […]

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Fort Worth “Trewly” Wants to Be Global, Too — Robbie Briggs Responds

By Candy Evans / February 23, 2012 / 0 Comments

Just talked to Robbie Briggs about the Williams Trew deal with Sotheby’s. Briggs-Freeman owns the Sotheby’s franchise for Dallas and Collin Counties, NOT Tarrant. William Trew got the Sotheby’s application through likely because they are a local firm, he says, and Sothebys likes strong local, upscale brokers. But, he said, that is not going to stop Briggs Freeman from selling real estate in Fort Worth.

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Fort Worth Real Estate Wants to be Global, Too — Trewly!

By Candy Evans / February 23, 2012 / 8 Comments

Oh the battle for the high end real estate dollar is getting heated up in our sister city to the west, Fort Worth. Williams Trew, a high end Fort Worth residential real estate firm, is becoming an affiliate of Sotheby’s International beginning May 1. The company will be re-named Williams Trew Sotheby’s International Realty, the companies said officially Thursday.

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Attention Dallas Real Estate Shoppers: Dallas Media Has Discovered the Luxury Home!

By Candy Evans / February 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

Eureka? Listen to this report from the folks at CBS 11:

Just head east from Fort Worth into Arlington and further to Dallas; multi-million dollar home listings are heating up the regional real estate market. “We’re in a pretty healthy market here in Dallas,” said Robbie Briggs, owner of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Briggs says the luxury market is growing as the region draws wealthy new residents. These homes are filled with wine cellars and home theaters. Another comes with an indoor basketball court.

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Now Dallas Real Estate is Going to the Academy Awards: Albert Nobbs Nominated for THREE Oscars!!!

By Candy Evans / January 24, 2012 / 0 Comments

Fort Worth and Dallas real estate moola has helped Glenn Close achieve the dream of her lifetime: Albert Nobbs, an independent film that was heavily financed by Crescent Real Estate Equities CEO John Goff and his darling wife, Cami, is in line for some Oscar gold after it was nominated for three Academy Awards this morning! The star, writer and producer Glenn Close was nominated for Best Actress, her co-star Janet McTeer was nominated for Best Supporting Actress (the film was also nominated for Best Makeup). Remember Glenn came to Dallas to seek funding for this film, when she told me she knew it would be the performance of a lifetime. You MUST go see the film this weekend when it opens in Fort Worth-Dallas, and let me know what you think!

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Albert Nobbs Is a Real Estate Story: Putting on the Ritz With Glenn Close in Fort Worth

By Candy Evans / January 9, 2012 / 4 Comments

Albert Nobbs is the tale of a woman posing as a man in 19th-century Ireland, and it is an amazing, incredible story of humanity: how cruel we can be, how we will do anything including totally losing our sense of self in order to survive. Last night we were treated to a private premiere of the movie in Fort Worth […]

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