Archive for October, 2014

Patience pays off as land values boom in inner Houston area.

Article by the Houston Chronicle, By Nancy Sarnoff October 2, 2014 | Updated: October 4, 2014 8:27pm Patience can be profitable. At the end of 2011, commercial real estate firm CBRE began marketing portions of the Westcreek apartment complex near the Galleria after selling a larger piece of it for a high-end mixed-use district several years earlier. None of the…read more →

Urban mixed-use project in Plano creates concerns

As Plano expands with new growth in both business and population, city staff members are looking for ways to accommodate the changing demands of residents along with the dynamics of how businesses and living spaces interact. As a solution, the city recently created a new zoning district called urban mixed-use, to create a more pedestrian-friendly environment that promotes “social interaction,…read more →

AIA Dallas Tour of Homes 2014 (sneak peek). November 1 and 2, 2014.

Below are homes featured on AIA Dallas Home Tour scheduled for November 1 and 2, 2014. Get tickets and more information at http://hometourdallas.com. Home on Valley Ridge, Architect – Todd Hamilton, with photos by Craig Kuhner Home on Rosa, Architect – Janie Olsen, with photos by Sean Gallagher Home on Arcady, Architect and photos – Cliff Welch Home on Colgate, Architect…read more →