New Oak Lawn Starbucks Brings The Problems We Knew It Would

By Jon Anderson / February 4, 2020 / 9 Comments

What do you do when a contentious structure isn’t anything like the one developers proposed? Jon Anderson examines the predictable issues surrounding the Starbucks on Oak Lawn.

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Oak Lawn Committee Gets Buzzed by Starbucks and Hillwood

By Jon Anderson / April 12, 2017 / 12 Comments

Tuesday night’s Oak Lawn Committee (OLC) meeting might not have had armed police in attendance, but there were some interesting goings on.  The two worth chatting about were Hillwood’s evolving plans for 3001 Turtle Creek (corner of Turtle Creek and Cedar Springs) and a proposed Starbucks at Oak Lawn and Congress (southeast-ish corner). I call […]

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Starbucks: Caffeinating Home Values Since 1997

By Leah Shafer / February 18, 2015 / 1 Comment

If you think coffee is only good for getting you moving in the morning, this new study will wake you up. Apparently, it can also provide a jolt nearby home values. That’s according to Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff and Chief Economist Stan Humphries. In their New York Times bestseller, Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate, […]

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Work Your Fingers to the Bone to Sell This Keller House With NATATORIUM: A Big, Juicy Bonus Awaits

By Joanna England / January 14, 2013 / 0 Comments

Do you see what I see? At closing, the buyer’s agent — some lucky, lucky agent – will get an $8 cash bonus and an expired coupon — I’m sorry, this is so exciting it’s capitalized, forgive me – an “Expired Coupon” to Arby’s. I don’t know about you, but I am beyond excited! So […]

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