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Texans haven’t felt all the effects from the oil bust yet, economists warn

Texans haven’t felt all the effects from the oil bust yet, economists warn | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Has Texas weathered the worst of the economic storm caused by withering oil prices? A recent report by Texas A&M University's Real Estate Center shows that may be the case. Then again,…
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I Will Never Retire

I Will Never Retire | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Most people assume because I my business to Cushman & Wakefield I no longer needed to work. Nothing could be further from the truth.
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Texas suburbs bursting with new residents; see how much they’ve grown

Texas suburbs bursting with new residents; see how much they’ve grown | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
By now, Texans may be getting weary of the constant stream of growth superlatives. The state and its major metro areas routinely top lists of the places attracting companies and…
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Economic snapshot: Trains, streetcars have Dallas on path of urban resurgence

Economic snapshot: Trains, streetcars have Dallas on path of urban resurgence | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Downtown and its surrounding neighborhoods are increasingly becoming home to more North Texans. The state transportation department is studying ways to rebuild the highways that cut through these neighborhoods. Meanwhile, Dallas Area Rapid Transit and city officials are planning to better connect them with a second light-rail route and an expanded streetcar system that connects to the fast-growing McKinney Avenue Trolley.
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Another mixed-use development kicking off near Frisco’s $5 billion mile

Another mixed-use development kicking off near Frisco’s $5 billion mile | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Developers are about to break ground on the first phase of a mixed-use project that will be near Frisco’s $5 billion mile. Goviea Commercial Real Estate is building the more than…
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30 years on the Crescent is still “a kick in the street” for Uptown

30 years on the Crescent is still “a kick in the street” for Uptown | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Uptown’s landmark Crescent complex opened its doors in the spring of 1986 and set the tone for decades of surrounding development.
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Steve Brown: Why finding housing in booming D-FW market is so difficult

Steve Brown: Why finding housing in booming D-FW market is so difficult | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Builders still can’t keep up with D-FW home demand. The D-FW area ranked second in the country in housing construction in 2015, but that’s still not enough to meet the needs of thousands of newcomers to the area.
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Houston’s loss is D-FW’s gain as the top first-quarter building market

Houston’s loss is D-FW’s gain as the top first-quarter building market | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The slowdown in Houston’s economy has given Dallas-Fort Worth a boost into the top homebuilding slot. Metrostudy Inc. reports that Houston has given up its perch as the biggest single-family…
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Luxury hotel in the works for McKinney’s Craig Ranch community

Luxury hotel in the works for McKinney’s Craig Ranch community | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
McKinney’s Craig Ranch development is home to almost 14,000 people. But so far there’s been no place for overnight guests to stay. Developers of the 2,200-acre community just north of State…
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10 Ways to Find Out About a Neighborhood

10 Ways to Find Out About a Neighborhood | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Here are some easy ways to get a feel for what living in a neighborhood is really like, even from afar.
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Good luck finding housing in D-FW

Good luck finding housing in D-FW | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Builders still can’t keep up with D-FW home demand. The D-FW area ranked second in the country in housing construction in 2015, but that’s still not enough to meet the needs of thousands of newcomers to the area.
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$1 billion Frisco Station development will start with office project

$1 billion Frisco Station development will start with office project | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Developers are ready to kick off a $1 billion Frisco mixed-use project, and they're starting with a new office building. The office development will be the first phase of the…
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New census report: D-FW second in U.S. homebuilding last year

New census report: D-FW second in U.S. homebuilding last year | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
It shouldn't take a government report to say what you already know – we have a construction boom in North Texas. Last year, the Dallas-Fort Worth area had the second-highest…
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How Does North Texas Keep Winning at Economic Development? - Texas CEO Magazine

How Does North Texas Keep Winning at Economic Development? - Texas CEO Magazine | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
With new relocations like State Farm Insurance, Liberty Mutual and Toyota, along with expansions of Amazon, Borden’s, Mary Kay, General Motors and Mission Foods, North Texas can easily be called an “economic powerhouse.” And some of the Metroplex’s large suburban communities lead the way. How do they do it? A recent Enlightened Speakers’ Series event …
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Bisnow Media sells its multi-city enterprise for $50 million

Bisnow Media sells its multi-city enterprise for $50 million | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
A New York private equity firm snapped up the chatty newsletter and events business.
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Millions of square feet of shops, restaurants on the way in D-FW

Millions of square feet of shops, restaurants on the way in D-FW | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Almost 4 million square feet of new retail space is on the way in North Texas. And more than half of it will be ready this year, according to a…
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New downtown Dallas Arts District tower has new owners

New downtown Dallas Arts District tower has new owners | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Downtown Dallas’ newest high-rise has had a quiet change in ownership. The 18-story KPMG Plaza in the Arts District has been purchased by an Asian investment fund. The just completed…
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The next Uptown? Ross Avenue gets a remake on downtown Dallas’ near east side

The next Uptown? Ross Avenue gets a remake on downtown Dallas’ near east side | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
More apartments, restaurants and townhouses are on the way along Ross Avenue just blocks from downtown’s Arts District.
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What If Houston Fell in Love With Planning

What If Houston Fell in Love With Planning | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Can a booming city known for laissez-faire zoning become a U.S. model for equitable urban growth?
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Dallas office rents reach all-time high as companies head Uptown

Dallas office rents reach all-time high as companies head Uptown | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas office building rents have for the first time topped the $50-per-square-foot mark. That’s what developers are asking for choice business digs in new buildings on the way in Big…
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Developer gets funding to start 4,500-home community in Celina

Developer gets funding to start 4,500-home community in Celina | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
A new home community in east Denton County will bring 4,500 homes to the town of Celina. Tomlin Investments is building the 1,408-acre Green Meadows project on Legacy Drive one…
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New development in Celina is set to begin in about 90 days.  This will bring about 4,500 homes to Denton County.  Home prices are expected to start at around $350,000. This development will be about one mile from the Dallas North Tollway Extension.
 
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North Texas home sales up 15 percent in April as prices set record

North Texas home sales up 15 percent in April as prices set record | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
North Texas home sales were up 15 percent in April as housing activity rose to the highest level since last summer. Real estate agents sold 9,178 preowned single-family homes through…
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Revamped Dallas Farmers Market hopes to make weekday traffic stronger

Revamped Dallas Farmers Market hopes to make weekday traffic stronger | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
On a recent weekday afternoon, David Klick, a manager at a newish Cajun eatery in the Dallas Farmers Market, dished up steaming bowls of crawfish etouffee and glanced out at…
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Wilonsky: In Preston Center, wrestling with the need to change and the ‘fear of growth’

Wilonsky: In Preston Center, wrestling with the need to change and the ‘fear of growth’ | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Scott Fregonese is an urban planner from Portland who flies to Dallas every few weeks to participate in some of the longest meetings I've ever attended. On Tuesday, I was…
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Oak Cliff’s Colorado Place development site bought for large apartment community

Oak Cliff’s Colorado Place development site bought for large apartment community | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
One of the largest development sites in Oak Cliff has sold to apartment builders that plan a major project. Lincoln Property Co. purchased the 18-acre Colorado Place property at Fort Worth Avenue…
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