Mixed-Use Development

RIBA Stirling Prize Claimed By Public Housing Project Shows What Can Be Done

By Jon Anderson / October 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Royal Institute of British Architects awards the Stirling Prize to the best building of any type built in the UK during that year. First awarded in 1996, the Stirling Prize has been awarded to everything from the media gallery of the Lord’s cricket pitch in 1999 to the rebirth of a 12th century fortified […]

Read More

Walkable Urban Places: DFW’s Wake Up Call to a Real Estate Trend Sweeping the Nation

By Amanda Popken / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

The January release of “The WalkUP Wake-Up Call: Dallas-Fort Worth” happened quietly, though the implications for investment are huge. This is the largest study done on D-FW on the most profitable type of real estate in the nation. Walkable Urban Places (WalkUPs) are seeing higher property values, lower vacancy, and commanding higher rental rates. Even […]

Read More

Crescent Communities Brings their A Game to Bishop Arts District

By Amanda Popken / July 18, 2016 / 6 Comments

Just as our trolley track construction wraps up and the Bishop Arts stop comes online, expect the building construction to begin. Developer Alamo Manhattan has made headlines with their infamous Bishop Arts project, hopefully designed a bit better now than at first. Their Phase 1 plans would create a five-story full city block with residential […]

Read More

Goodbye Valley View, Hello Midtown: Scott Beck Gets Green Light From City Hall to Raze Aging Mall

By Joanna England / June 23, 2016 / 6 Comments

It was your typical teenage hotspot in the 1980s and 1990s. Built in 1973, Valley View Mall was where parents would deposit their AquaNet-lacquered and brace-faced progeny to mill about the then hip and trendy, completely air conditioned homage to American consumerism. Now, we have internet shopping, and the days of mallrats are slowing to […]

Read More

Castle Hills Enticing Young Professionals with New Phase of Luxury Apartments

By Leah Shafer / February 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

Since the first homeowners moved into Lewisville’s Castle Hills community in 1998, more than 12,000 people have decided to call the master planned community home, and it is about 60 percent built-out today. Located off State Highway 121 and Farm-to-Market Road 544, Castle Hills is 60 percent residential and has single-family houses ranging from about […]

Read More

Toyota Groundbreaking Is Green Light for North Texas Real Estate Community

By Leah Shafer / January 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

At a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday, about 100 attendees watched as a Toyota Tundra truck moved the first shovels of dirt for the Japanese automaker’s $350 million North American headquarters in West Plano. The relocation of Toyota Motor Corp.’s $350 million headquarters to Plano from Southern California was North Texas’ biggest corporate relocation of 2014. By […]

Read More