Maxwell Drever likes to garden.
The California real estate investor doesn’t mind getting a little dirt under his fingernails to make something bloom.
“I’m a master gardener — I love taking gardens and making them really spectacular,” Drever said. “I love restoring gardens.
“And I love restoring buildings, too.”
In downtown Dallas, he’s cultivating one of his largest projects ever, turning an empty 52-story skyscraper into a city in itself.
Drever and his firm will spend almost two years converting the half-century-old former First National Bank tower into a combination of apartments, retail, hotel rooms and parking. The developers recently released updated plans for the more than $240 million project plus a new name for the tower: The Drever.
Drever Capital Management bought the marble and glass high-rise out of bankruptcy earlier this year. Read More >