Real Estate History

The Land Ordinance of 1785 – LandThink

One of the most important pieces of legislation from Congress that made a lasting impact on private property ownership in the United States was enacted in May 1785. Sourced through from: How a “section” of land was devised. See on – Texas Lots and Land

The History of a Few of the Most Successful Mixed-Use Developments in Dallas – Fort Worth.

The following article is courtesy of the Dallas – Fort Worth Real Estate Review, penned by Christine Perez. View the full article here. LEGACY TOWN CENTER When Legacy Town Center was being developed in 2000, some doubted that the area was ready for such a radical concept as new urbanism. “A lot of people didn’t believe our story,” says developer Fehmi Karahan, who…read more →

Movin’ On Up. How Uptown Became The Hottest Area in Dallas.

Now one of the most successful commercial submarkets in the country, it’s hard to believe that just 30 years ago Uptown Dallas was predominately comprised of single-family residential properties. Back then, all of the action was downtown, where Trammell Crow and others were putting up skyscrapers during the 1980s building boom. Source: See on – Texas Lots and…read more →