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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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MOTIVE Accelerator Program to Fund, Mentor Real Estate Technology Start-ups

By Leah Shafer / June 25, 2015 / 1 Comment

Tuesday night, 200 people gathered at RealTech Dallas for a big announcement for Dallas real estate professionals. John Backes, a young real estate entrepreneur and innovator, is launching Texas’ only real estate technology accelerator this fall. The MOTIVE Accelerator Program will fund selected commercial real estate (CRE) technology start-ups, as well as provide mentoring through […]

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Build It, and They Will Come… in Droves to Lease in North Texas

By Candy Evans / January 30, 2014 / 2 Comments

If it appears that apartments are going up on every street corner in Dallas, well, they are. The Dallas-Fort Worth are is going to be the nation’s top apartment leasing market over the next three years, according to a new report by the folks at Jones Lang LaSalle. Perhaps you, like me, see the cranes […]

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