Archive for September, 2016

Court ruling clears hurdle for $1B Lake Ray Hubbard Bayside water resort

By Steve Brown and the Dallas Morning News Developers hope that a court ruling will clear the way for them to move ahead with a $1 billion lakeside project in Rowlett. Bayside Land Partners LLC plans to build a 257-acre mixed-use project on Lake Ray Hubbard that will include a huge water resort with a lagoon. Called Bayside, the development is…read more →

Dallas’ Quadrangle shopping center changed the neighborhood decades before Uptown

By Steve Brown and the Dallas Morning News Fifty years ago, there was no Uptown. The area around McKinney Avenue and Cedar Springs Road was a jumble of old houses and small commercial businesses. When developers plopped down a quirky shopping center called The Quadrangle, Dallas residents didn’t know what to think. Turns out, those builders were pioneers in the…read more →

Dallas’ Statler Hotel sells city’s incentives in unheard of bond offering

By Steve Brown and the Dallas Morning News Developers who are redoing one of downtown Dallas’ largest buildings have sold the promised city financial incentives for the project. Commerce Statler Development LLC — the company created by developer Mehrdad Moayedi to redevelop the landmark hotel — sold the tax increment finance grant the city of Dallas provided for the huge…read more →