High Rise Living

The Alaska Town So Small (Almost) Everyone Lives Under the Same Roof

By Bethany Erickson / December 5, 2018 / 2 Comments

Alaska folk, I’ve always imagined, are pretty hardy folk made of some pretty stern stuff, although I admit that my knowledge of Alaska’s residents is mostly gleaned from Sarah Palin, Northern Exposure, and whatever I remember from U.S. History classes. So when I heard about a town in Alaska whose residents mostly all live in […]

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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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Museum Tower Gets New Neighbor — Office Building With Ground-Floor Retail

By Jon Anderson / June 24, 2015 / 1 Comment

Well, that didn’t take long. We know downtown dirt is getting pricier by the minute. So the news last week that the Dallas Symphony Foundation is selling a side-lot on Pearl and Woodall Rodgers to Lincoln Property for $7.2 million wasn’t too surprising. The smidge-over-half-acre lot had been a grassy area for about 20 years, at […]

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Rooms with a View – For Now: High-Rise Building Boom Could Change The Landscape

By Jon Anderson / May 15, 2015 / 4 Comments

One of the main drivers for purchasing in a high-rise is the view. A buyer walks in “Oooo-ing and cooo-ing” as they’re transfixed by panoramic views. Other minor problems sometimes fall away, subsumed by the cliché “million-dollar” view. Buyers must remember that while they’re sold on the view, their purchase actually stopped at the glass. […]

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High Rise Living: How To Make a Roof-Top Potty for the Pups

By Candy Evans / July 10, 2012 / 0 Comments

  See that little green landing pad (behind the post)? It’s a doggie pee and poop pad for high rise dwellers. No kidding! Located on a ninth floor balcony at The Ritz Residences, Lamberts installed green turf over a drainage system. They rinse it thoroughly once a week and poof, you never have to put on your make-up […]

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Is It A Renter’s Market? Apartment Construction is Booming; Occupancy, Prices are Up

By Joanna England / May 3, 2012 / 0 Comments

Looks like developers are working hard to keep up with demand as new apartment high- and mid-rises are going up across the region.

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