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Premium Grocer Effect Means Higher Rents, Study Finds

By Tommy Cummings / September 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

My daughter rents in Austin. She loves shopping at Whole Foods Market. Before she upgraded from her college-area apartment to a nicer place near where she worked, one thing was very important: Whole Foods had to be nearby. She was leaving an area where one was a few blocks away. And to her delight, one […]

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Whole Foods vs. Trader Joe’s: Which Grocery Store Has the ‘Starbucks Effect’ on Home Values?

By Joanna England / September 3, 2015 / 3 Comments

Which upscale grocery has the “Starbucks Effect”: Whole Foods or Trader Joes? That’s what RealtyTrac recently analyzed. If you haven’t heard of the “Starbucks Effect” here’s a little primer: “Homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro appreciated 49.7 percent between January 1997 and December 2013,” Humphries said. “But if you look just at homes in the Dallas-Fort […]

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Inwood Mortgage Home of the Week: Bueno Living on Bueno Vista That Won't Break the Bank

By Candy Evans / March 19, 2014 / 6 Comments

I had lunch yesterday with a prominent Dallas commercial real estate executive who knows this town like the back of her hand. What is the future of Dallas residential, I asked? Oh, things will get more expensive, she said, utilities, land costs, fuel. People will have to live in smaller homes. I asked why restaurants […]

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Inwood Mortgage Home of the Week: Bueno Living on Bueno Vista That Won’t Break the Bank

By Candy Evans / March 19, 2014 / 6 Comments

I had lunch yesterday with a prominent Dallas commercial real estate executive who knows this town like the back of her hand. What is the future of Dallas residential, I asked? Oh, things will get more expensive, she said, utilities, land costs, fuel. People will have to live in smaller homes. I asked why restaurants […]

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Historic Church at Cole and Armstrong in Uptown Demolished to Make Room For Mixed-Use Development

By Joanna England / February 18, 2014 / 14 Comments

Goodbye, little church in the city.

According to some historians, the church at 4501 Cole Avenue in Uptown was more than 100 years old. The structure, which was at one time the Fairland Methodist Episcopal Church, was most recently a Chips Old Fashioned Hamburgers. The sanctuary dates back to 1902 and was razed yesterday to make room for the new Lincoln Knox development that will include new retail and a Trader Joe’s, as well as 165 luxury mid-rise apartments.

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Build it And They Will Come: Knox Street Redevelopment Will Include Trader Joe's, More Retail, And Tons More Apartments

By Joanna England / February 4, 2014 / 10 Comments

We just can’t build apartments fast enough in Dallas, it seems. Apparently Sarofim Realty Partners and Lincoln Property Company agree, as new plans reported by Steve Brown of the DMN include 165 luxury rental units for the mixed-use development at 4501 Cole. Greater density in the area has left residents craving a real grocery store, […]

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