Real Estate Development

8100 Lomo Alto: The Next Preston Center Domino to Fall?

By Jon Anderson / January 22, 2016 / 1 Comment

In researching the latest doings at Preston Center, I also delved into the zoning maps handily provided by the Task Force. They show that St. Michael’s parking lot on Frederick Square is currently zoned straight MF-1(A) which limits height to 36 feet (three stories). However, the other end of that block contains 8100 Lomo Alto […]

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Politics is more Palatable with Booze: Bar Politics Housing and Development Edition Starts Tonight

By Amanda Popken / September 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

By Amanda Popken Special Contributor It’s only the fifth installment of Bar Politics, so if you have no idea what this is, you’re not that out of the loop. You’ll definitely want to check out this amateur roadshow this month if you’re at all interested in housing, development, real estate, and the gentrification-storm we’re preparing […]

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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 […]

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Rob Harper, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / February 9, 2014 / 4 Comments

Robert Ramsey “Rob” Harper died January 30 at his home in Carrollton from a pulmonary embolism resulting from a fractured leg suffered while on a family ski trip to Vail, Colorado in early January. He was only 52 years old. Rob had a lifelong career in real estate development and made a significant impact on Dallas real […]

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Who’d Have Thunk It: The Dallas Design District Is Becoming the Hottest New ‘Hood in Dallas for Young Urbanites…and The New York Times is WRONG!

By Candy Evans / April 23, 2012 / 20 Comments

I covered the Design District for years at D Home, and it got me into trouble. Why? Because I was buying way too much for my home: art, furniture, gorgeous objects. It’s grittiness and wide warehouses fascinate me. But when it comes to furnishing or finish-out, the Design District spoiled me, and I still go down there when I need to shop for anything for my home.

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