Archive for June, 2016

Developer KDC eyes office tower in Dallas’ Deep Ellum

Article by @SteveBrownDMN and the Dallas Morning News Busy Dallas-based developer KDC isn’t just building in the ‘burbs. Along with the headquarters for Toyota in Plano and Verizion’s Hidden Ridge development in Irving, KDC is working on two new projects in the downtown area, too. The commercial real estate firm is just finishing construction on the 1920 McKinney tower in…read more →

It’s official, finally: By year’s end, Valley View Center will be torn down for Dallas Midtown

Article by @RobertWilonsky and Dallas Morning News With a single, simple vote of the Dallas City Council, Wednesday marked the official beginning of the end of Valley View Center. Related Come year’s end, said developer Scott Beck afterward, the wrecking balls and excavators will begin erasing the once-thriving mall built in 1973 at the corner of LBJ Freeway and Preston Road. The…read more →

Perot’s high-rise project will be the first office tower along Dallas’ Turtle Creek since the 1980s

Ross Perot Jr.’s Hillwood Urban real estate firm is looking for tenants for a high-rise office to be built on the last vacant site along Dallas’ posh Turtle Creek corridor. The 17-story tower planned at Turtle Creek Boulevard and Cedar Springs Road will occupy a block that has been empty since the mid-1980s. Hillwood hired award-winning architect Pickard Chilton of…read more →

Randy Baird: In Terms of Dallas Real Estate, What Inning Are We Really In?

By Randy Baird, Cushman & Wakefield You only have to watch CNBC for about 10 minutes before you hear speculation that the global capital markets are on the verge of collapse. Of course, if the global markets are collapsing, the U.S. must also be collapsing, and with the sharp decline in energy commodity pricing, Dallas will lead the way into the…read more →

Frisco project will bring more than 3,000 homes and apartments

Article by @SteveBrownDMN, Dallas Morning News A new Frisco development in the works will bring 1,800 homes and 1,400 apartments plus retail and office space to one of North Texas’ fastest growing areas. Related Frisco’s Wade Park project lands two more retail tenants Developer kicks off second phase of huge Frisco apartment community Tyler bank funds Frisco Station construction on…read more →

Houston-based Perry Homes is making a big play in D-FW with the purchase of Felder Homes’ North Texas operations

Article by @SteveBrownDMN, Dallas Morning News A Houston-based builder that once was well known in North Texas is returning to the Dallas-Fort Worth market following an acquisition. Related Builder making North Texas debut with high-profile project Perry Homes has purchased the D-FW operations of Scott Felder Homes and plans to build houses in more than a dozen area communities, including…read more →