Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wal-Mart looking at site near downtown Dallas

A high-profile development site on the eastern edge of downtown Dallas has attracted the attention of the country’s largest retailer. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering the former City Lights property at Live Oak Street and Good-Latimer Expressway, real estate brokers … Continue reading

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Crow Collection of Asian Art and Crescent Real Estate Collaborate to Bring New Asian Sculpture Garden to Trammell Crow Center

New installations of Asian Sculpture and Traditional Japanese Landscaping to Serve as Outdoor Gallery Within the Arts District The Crow Collection of Asian Art and Crescent Real Estate Holdings, LLC announce the beginning of work on the future Crow Asian … Continue reading

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City Council pleased with West Dallas plan

The Dallas City Council embraced a plan on March 2 to redevelop West Dallas along the Trinity River as a dense urban neighborhood with a walkable mix of homes, restaurants and businesses. The West Dallas plan crafted by the CityDesign … Continue reading

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Excitement about the Statler Hilton’s sale spreads in Dallas

Dallas Mayor Dwaine Caraway announced Wednesday afternoon that the historic Statler Hilton Hotel will be redeveloped. The news confirmed rumors circulating within the real estate community in recent weeks. The work will be a catalyst for other downtown development, Caraway … Continue reading

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DFW Gasoline Hits $3.28/Gallon on March 1

[Going to be interesting to see how this trend affects real estate development in DFW] Fort Worth-Arlington area gasoline prices just keep zooming upward. The average area price for a gallon of regular, the cheapest fuel grade, is $3.27, according to a … Continue reading

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Texas leads U.S. in corporate expansions

Texas has won the 2010 Site Selection Governor’s Cup for having the most new and expanded corporate facilities, while Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranked No. 3 in new plant tallies among metro areas with more than 1 million in population. Read remainder … Continue reading

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Overcoming Opposition to Narrow Streets

Advocates for change working in the neighborhoods of our communities run into well-coordinated and powerful opposition from fire chiefs and fire safety advocates when the discussion turns to narrowing streets. There is inevitably a story accompanying their argument to demonstrate how … Continue reading

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