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Sam Zell on Risk, Margin, and Mentors - Urban Land Magazine

Sam Zell on Risk, Margin, and Mentors - Urban Land Magazine | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
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A child of immigrants, he made the most of the land of opportunity.

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The Dallas real estate voyeur's guide to spring 2015 home tours - 2015-Apr-06

The Dallas real estate voyeur's guide to spring 2015 home tours - 2015-Apr-06 | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Spring is the best time in Dallas-Fort Worth to slip on those blue booties and tromp around some of the finest homes in North Texas. From historic to modern, these ...
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Dallas council quickly approves Oak Cliff Gateway rezoning

Dallas council quickly approves Oak Cliff Gateway rezoning | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Hopes have swung open wide for redevelopment over 850 acres of North Oak Cliff after the 10-year rezoning effort.
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Trammell Crow’s 5-Story Apartment Complex Surrounding Holdout Heights House | Swamplot

Trammell Crow’s 5-Story Apartment Complex Surrounding Holdout Heights House | Swamplot | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
From a couple of Swamplot readers come images of the Little House at 610 Allston St. and a neighboring vacant lot. They’re the lone holdout properties on the block also bounded by 6th St., Yale St., and the Heights Hike and Bike Trail. The 5-story
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Houston Real Estate: Experts Predict What Happens Next

Houston Real Estate: Experts Predict What Happens Next | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
We gathered some of Houston’s real estate legends and asked the question on everybody’s mind—what’s really going on with the housing market?
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Apartments near SMU switching to condos

Apartments near SMU switching to condos | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Developers plan to convert a high-density apartment project just east of Southern Methodist University to condo ownership. The 55-unit Shelby apartments on SMU Boulevard near North Central Expressway will be…
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I would think their will be more condo conversions with the limited supply of for sale housing.

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New cinema coming to McKinney’s Craig Ranch

New cinema coming to McKinney’s Craig Ranch | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
McKinney’s fast-growing Craig Ranch development is getting a new cinema. Moviehouse & Eatery has purchased almost seven acres near the northeast corner of Custer Road and State Highway 121…
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To preview homes in Craig Ranch call us at 754-779-0733. With interest rates low, Its a great time to buy.

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Housing shortage puts the pinch on Dallas-area homebuyers

Housing shortage puts the pinch on Dallas-area homebuyers | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
With less than a two-month inventory of houses on the market in many neighborhoods, house-hunting has become very competitive.
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Rowlett nears purchase of Elgin B. Robertson Park; major development planned

Rowlett nears purchase of Elgin B. Robertson Park; major development planned | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
After more than a decade spent pursuing the Elgin B. Robertson Park property, the city is now within weeks of adding the coveted 257 acres to the city limits. The Dallas and Rowlett city councils are scheduled to vote this month on the boundary changes that will make the area part of Rowlett’s city limits and will likely complete the $31.5 million sale by the end of April.
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Work starts on new apartment community just east of U.S. 75

Work starts on new apartment community just east of U.S. 75 | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Apartment builder JLB Partners is starting work on its second major rental community just east of North Central Expressway in Dallas. The Irving-based developer is tearing down three blocks of…
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Larry Corson Paves the Way in Development | Candy's Dirt

Larry Corson Paves the Way in Development | Candy's Dirt | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Larry Corson is a key player in real estate investment and development in North Texas. We sat down with him to get his insights into our hot market.
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D-FW home builders started nearly 23 percent fewer homes in 1Q of 2015 than a year ago

D-FW home builders started nearly 23 percent fewer homes in 1Q of 2015 than a year ago | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
North Texas new home sales rose in the first quarter. But the number of home starts fell sharply from the same period last year, according to new data from Residential…
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Japanese builder buys huge North Texas residential community

Japanese builder buys huge North Texas residential community | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
A Japanese homebuilder and developer has purchased one of the largest new residential communities in North Texas. A subsidiary of Sekisui House Ltd. acquired  the 1,200-acre Canyon Falls development on the…
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Interview with an Architect: Evan Beattie | Candy's Dirt

Interview with an Architect: Evan Beattie | Candy's Dirt | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas Architect Evan Beattie, a Principal at Good Fulton & Farrell, is a champion of great urban design, smart growth, and inclusive development.
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Housing shortage sends Dallas-area home prices into overdrive in first quarter

Housing shortage sends Dallas-area home prices into overdrive in first quarter | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Home prices this year are up more than 20 percent in a few Dallas-area neighborhoods because of a shortage of properties for sale.
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New poll: D-FW is one of the top property investment markets for 2015

New poll: D-FW is one of the top property investment markets for 2015 | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas-Fort Worth as the second most attractive market in the country – behind only San Francisco and tied with New York, according to a new survey of real estate investors.…
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DFW tied for 2nd best investment market in the nation.

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Latest plans: Toyota doubles size of Plano headquarters campus

Latest plans: Toyota doubles size of Plano headquarters campus | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Toyota Motor Co. is adding more horsepower to its new office campus in Plano. After months of speculation, plans filed with the City of Plano show that the automaker’s new…
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New office tower will replace Uptown’s landmark Old Warsaw restaurant

New office tower will replace Uptown’s landmark Old Warsaw restaurant | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
M. Terry Enterprises and Holt Lunsford Holdings plan to build the 14-story, 125,000-square-foot office tower on Maple Avenue across from the Crescent.
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Developer Rosewood Property ready to start Plano mixed-use project

Developer Rosewood Property ready to start Plano mixed-use project | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Developer Rosewood Property Co. is breaking ground before the end of the month on the first phase of its new mixed-use development in Plano. Rosewood is building its Heritage Creekside…
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New forecast: Three more years of commercial real estate boom

New forecast: Three more years of commercial real estate boom | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The commercial real estate sector can expect three more years of solid growth – one of the longest periods of industry expansion according to a new forecast. The U.S. commercial…
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Houston home sales bounce back in March

Houston home sales bounce back in March | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
So much for the slowdown. When Houston home sales took a dip in February, some analysts were quick to point to the decline in the energy market as the cause.…
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CoreLogic: Dallas-area home prices up 9.3 percent in February

CoreLogic: Dallas-area home prices up 9.3 percent in February | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Houston and Dallas are still leading the country in home price increases, according to the latest report by CoreLogic Inc. In February home prices in Houston were 10.4 percent higher…
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New Denton County residential community will bring 1,800 homes

New Denton County residential community will bring 1,800 homes | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Developers have purchased land in Denton County for another large residential community. Centurion America Development plans to build the 1,800-home project in the area between Prosper and Celina on Frontier…
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1980s landmark Solana campus gets reboot for modern businesses

1980s landmark Solana campus gets reboot for modern businesses | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
New owners of the 233-acre Solana business park in northeast Tarrant County are spending $50 million to expand and update the project.
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D-FW office construction up by 50 percent from 2014

D-FW office construction up by 50 percent from 2014 | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
North Texas office construction has soared to the highest level since the 1980s. More than 8.8 million square feet of office space is now being built in the Dallas-Fort Worth…
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New mixed-use development coming at UT Dallas

New mixed-use development coming at UT Dallas | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Developers are about to break ground for a major mixed-use development at the University of Texas at Dallas. The $54 million Northside project will include housing for 600 students plus…
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