Novel Coronavirus

Compass Lays Off 15% of Corporate Staff, Blames COVID-19

By Candy Evans / March 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Compass agents to have company-wide teleconference call with Reffkin The Real Deal reports that Compass has laid off 15 percent of its staff company-wide, blaming economic fall-out from COVID-19. In a move that is being echoed at many companies now across the U.S., CEO Robert Reffkin said he would forgo a salary entirely and executive […]

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Commercial Development in D-FW?

By Brandi Addison / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Commercial development and construction appear to not yet be affected by the novel coronavirus in Dallas-Fort Worth. But its lasting impact is still unknown. In fact, Stephen E. Sandherr, CEO of Associated General Contractors of America, said he believes halting construction — in the future — would not be good, despite the current state of the […]

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Building Homes in The Age of Social Distancing Has Its Challenges

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Phil CroneExecutive Officer, Dallas Builders Association The last week has been an extraordinary moment for our nation and for the Dallas Builders Association. The battle against this virus is an unprecedented challenge unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetime. The Dallas Builders Association is doing everything in our power to keep the housing industry […]

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The State of Dallas Real Estate: There’s No Place Like Home, So Stay There

By Candy Evans / March 13, 2020 / 1 Comment

It’s been a scary, challenging week. Schools are extending their Spring Breaks for a week, there are no NBA games, no NHL games, and no Dallas Art Fair. At least one brokerage has shut down an office. Conferences are canceling left and right. New Rochelle, NY, is on lockdown with the National Guard enforcing. Museums […]

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