Mark Cuban

City Being Bamboozled By Preston Center Landowners

By Jon Anderson / July 1, 2020 / 1 Comment

As April Fools’ jokes, I’ve written about the Crespi estate becoming a Costco, a green high-rise with dirt floors for farming, and this year’s tram system running along Turtle Creek. You might think this column is also a “gotcha.” But, it ain’t April. Yesterday I wrote about the city’s final report concerning options for the […]

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Dallas Needs Zoning Rewrite To Send Warning Of Today’s Reality

By Jon Anderson / March 1, 2019 / 4 Comments

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own.] The actions and words of many city plan commissioners and city council members should be a warning to all who live in multi-family areas – discrete zoning designations don’t matter. Personal investments made in part because of existing zoning don’t matter. You […]

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Mark Cuban Snaps Up a Vacation Home in Primo Laguna for Christmas

By Candy Evans / December 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mark Cuban must really be celebrating this year. According to my colleague Neal Leiterg at The LA Times, Cuban just bought a $25.5 Laguna mansion. And tough Shark Tank negotiator he is, Cuban reportedly paid only $19 million for it plus some change. And even more, the mansion is located in a very exclusive Laguna […]

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Preston Hollow Estate Has Every Comfort Under the Sun

By Karen Eubank / June 12, 2017 / 1 Comment

I admit it; I’m hard to impress. Writing about luxury properties several times a week pushes the bar higher and higher. So, when I find a home like this Preston Hollow estate, I’m not just excited to share it with you, I’m over the moon. Superlatives simply don’t do justice to this three-story custom mansion […]

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Shark Tank Tonight: Dallas Realtor Junior Desinor Will Be on With TOOR

By Candy Evans / November 11, 2016 / 1 Comment
Toor lockbox

UPDATE, 10:30 pm: Barbara Corcoran and Mark Cuban totally got it, but in the end Kevin O’Leary and Barbara ended up investing in TOOR: $300K loan, $200K investment. I’ll have a full background story next week! We couldn’t be more excited and more proud of our own Junior Desinor. That is, Garcia Junior Desinor. We […]

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Mark Cuban Gobbling More Preston Hollow Dirt, Converting Latest Acquisition Into Luxe Rental?

By Jon Anderson / August 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

If Preston Hollowers felt a disturbance in The Force in June, it was likely the transfer of the latest Preston Hollow estate near Northwest Highway and Preston Road to Mark Cuban.  The billionaire continues his crusade to own the entire northwest quadrant of that intersection. The property at 8600 Douglas Avenue is the former home […]

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