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Texas ranks #2 in nation for in-migration in 2015.

Texas experienced a net gain of out-of-state residents in 2015, with 107,689 more people moving to Texas than Texas residents moving out of state. This is a 4 percent increase in the net gain of Texas residents from 2014 (103,465 residents). The total number of residents moving to Texas from out of state in 2015 increased 2.8 percent year-over-year to…read more →

Apartment, retail project in the works next to Dallas’ Medical District rail station

By Steve Brown and the Dallas Morning News StreetLights Residential is working on a more than 400-unit apartment and shopping center development across the street from the Inwood/Love Field DART rail station off Maple Avenue. The planned development would occupy more than 4 acres at Denton and Hudnall drives just east of Maple. The property is now occupied by a…read more →

Rockwall’s lakeside Harbor development sells to Dallas investor

By Steve Brown and the Dallas Morning News One of Rockwall’s highest-profile developments has been purchased by a Dallas-based investment and development group. PegasusAblon has bought The Harbor development on Lake Ray Hubbard with plans to upgrade the property. PegasusAblon acquired the 130,000-square-foot retail and restaurant portion of The Harbor and land for additional construction. “The Harbor is one of…read more →

2016: A record year for Dallas real estate

By Steve Brown and the Dallas Morning News What a year — 2016 saw a string of all-time highs in the North Texas real estate market. Record commercial property sales. Record home prices. Construction cranes sprouting across the horizon. This year has been like a flashback to the 1980s boom, but without the crooked savings and loan money and development…read more →

As Self-Storage Booms, Hoarding Seen As Signaling A Healthy Economy

From Bloomberg News and Investors Business Daily For John Bull, a Portland, Ore.-based contractor who specializes in self-storage centers, a typical day entails supervising a crack, 10-person crew that uses light-gauge steel and screw guns to build 100,000-square-foot monuments to American materialism. They can finish one every four months, but these days that’s just not fast enough. Bull’s services are in high-demand — so much…read more →