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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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D-FW tops Houston, San Antonio in first-quarter 2016 home sales in Texas

D-FW tops Houston, San Antonio in first-quarter 2016 home sales in Texas | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The Dallas-Fort Worth area led the state in first-quarter home sales, surpassing other major markets by a wide margin. More than a third of the houses sold in the state…
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Developers are licking their chops to buy DISD’s Ross Avenue properties

Developers are licking their chops to buy DISD’s Ross Avenue properties | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
When the Dallas Independent School District headquarters on Ross Avenue hits the market, look for a scramble by developers to buy the prime property. On Thursday, DISD voted to acquire…
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DFW Leads in High-Wage Job Growth | D Real Estate Daily

DFW Leads in High-Wage Job Growth | D Real Estate Daily | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
With nearly 600,000 jobs added since 2010 and 117,000 jobs in the last 12 months, Dallas-Fort Worth is a job-creation machine. Beyond the volume of jobs
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As construction starts on Crystal Lagoon in Rowlett, builder planning others around Texas

As construction starts on Crystal Lagoon in Rowlett, builder planning others around Texas | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The company that’s bringing the huge lagoon water feature to the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard is already working on similar projects around the state. The 8-acre Crystal Lagoon will…
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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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Economic snapshot: Dallas-Fort Worth apartment growth nears record high

More apartments are being built in Dallas-Fort Worth than any market in the country and rents are at an all time high.
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Texas Lures Data Centers, Not for Jobs but for Revenue

Texas Lures Data Centers, Not for Jobs but for Revenue | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The state is among the country’s leading hosts for the facilities, prized as sources of tax revenue that do not require large infrastructure projects.
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Big decision made in Dallas ISD on proposed $46.5 million headquarters building

Big decision made in Dallas ISD on proposed $46.5 million headquarters building | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas ISD will pay $46.5 million for a new building to consolidate its headquarters and other district offices after a majority of trustees approved the purchase early Friday. Trustees voted 5-3…
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North Texas new home costs soar to record prices, topping $300,000 mark

North Texas new home costs soar to record prices, topping $300,000 mark | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
If you want a new home in North Texas you’ll have to pay more than ever before. Median new home prices in the Dallas-Fort Worth area now top $300,000 –…
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