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Unbelievable Architecture

Unbelievable Architecture | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Inspiring architecture and design from around the world

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Amazing creations.

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Downtown Dallas development surges with new deals

Downtown Dallas development surges with new deals | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
At least two dozen projects are either underway or are expected to start soon in Dallas’ central business district.
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24 real estate new construction or major renovation projects in the works in Downtown Dallas - with 9 under way and 15 planned.

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North Texas home sales surge 30 percent – biggest gain in 15 years

North Texas home sales surge 30 percent – biggest gain in 15 years | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
North Texas' housing market took off in April with a 30 percent increase in sales. The year-over-year gain in preowned single-family home purchases is the largest the area has since 1998.
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Fastest pace since 2007!

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Economic incentives attract major businesses to South Dallas - The Daily Campus

Economic incentives attract major businesses to South Dallas - The Daily Campus | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Economic incentives attract major businesses to South Dallas
The Daily Campus
In March, CT Realty Investors and Xebec Realty Partners partnered up to purchase a 530-acre site near Interstate 45 for the development of Southport Logistics Park.
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Lots of warehouse space on the way in south Dallas.

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Fast-paced Dallas housing market frustrating both buyers and agents

Fast-paced Dallas housing market frustrating both buyers and agents | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Along with fierce competition for choice houses come concerns about how the business is being conducted.
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Tightest supply of home for sale in Dallas in over 20 years.

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Victory Park Is Getting a Makeover

Victory Park Is Getting a Makeover | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The biggest tip-off that the above picture is a rendering of Victory Park and not a photo isn't the...
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Seeking to make it more pedestrian friendly.

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Dallas leads U.S. metro areas in construction job growth

Dallas leads U.S. metro areas in construction job growth | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The D-FW area ranked fourth nationally in contractor employment gains for the 12 months that ended in March.
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Texas in-migration and job growth leads to pent-up building demand.

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Fewer Texans take home mortgage tax write off

Fewer Texans take home mortgage tax write off | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Fewer Texans deduct mortgage interests expenses from their taxes than the U.S. average, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
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Be sure to take advantage of the home mortgage interest deduction while you can (before the Royals in D.C. get their hands on it).

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Amid oil boom, Texas legal fight grows over right to take land for pipelines

Amid oil boom, Texas legal fight grows over right to take land for pipelines | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Following a Texas Supreme Court ruling, landowners have renewed momentum in fighting eminent domain cases.
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The question of the use of eminent domain by the pipelines against land owners.

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KPMG to Anchor Craig Hall’s Arts Project in Downtown Dallas | Commercial Property Executive

KPMG to Anchor Craig Hall’s Arts Project in Downtown Dallas | Commercial Property Executive | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The Dallas Arts District will soon become home to KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, who signed a long-term lease with Hall Financial Group to occupy space in the much-awaited Hall Arts tower.
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This building looks pretty slick.

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New Fort Worth bridge opens access to last areas of old Edwards Ranch - Fort Worth Star Telegram

New Fort Worth bridge opens access to last areas of old Edwards Ranch - Fort Worth Star Telegram | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Fort Worth Star Telegram
New Fort Worth bridge opens access to last areas of old Edwards Ranch
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Woodbine Development Corp.
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Development heading to so southwest Fort Worth.

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Thinking small, builder David Weekley Homes finds opportunity in close-in ... - Dallas Morning News

Thinking small, builder David Weekley Homes finds opportunity in close-in ... - Dallas Morning News | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas Morning News
Thinking small, builder David Weekley Homes finds opportunity in close-in ...
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Close-in lots to city downtown's - they're not making any more of them.

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Chuck Dannis: Dallas and SMU—We are Real Estate - D Magazine

Chuck Dannis: Dallas and SMU—We are Real Estate - D Magazine | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
D Magazine Chuck Dannis: Dallas and SMU—We are Real Estate D Magazine Many of this country's great real estate developers, brokers, investors and lenders are domiciled within 30 miles of D Magazine's downtown Dallas headquarters: Crow, Lincoln,...
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The "Big Deals" in Big D!

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Dallas-area builders worry that new-home prices are rising too fast

Dallas-area builders worry that new-home prices are rising too fast | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The median price has hit a record high as construction costs are passed along — but can buyers keep up?
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Lots, labor and material prices rise for home builders. Is it pent-up home buyer demand, cheap loans, or Bernanke's money printing? Or a combination of all 3?

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M.D. Anderson to sell land near Texas Medical Center - Houston Business Journal

M.D. Anderson to sell land near Texas Medical Center - Houston Business Journal | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center will sell about two acres of... (M.D. Anderson to sell land near Texas Medical Center - The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center will se...
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Exposed: Texas Cronyism and Secret Meetings Steal Citizen's Land Via Eminent Domain

Exposed: Texas Cronyism and Secret Meetings Steal Citizen's Land Via Eminent Domain | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Breitbart News has learned of a broad-ranging, long-term property seizure scheme in Texas’ Tarrant County Regional Water District, in which District employees have abused eminent domain privileges, forced homeowners and businesses off their...
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Possible widepsread abuse of eminent domain by Fort Worth politicos.

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5 steps for a successful site search in land development | Davies Smith Blog

5 steps for a successful site search in land development | Davies Smith Blog | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Ian Smith of Toronto based developer Davies Smith discusses 5 steps needed for a successful site search in land development.
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Location still rules, although pioneers can sometimes win big.

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Best Neighborhoods: Top 10 places for wealthy Dallas-area homebuyers

Best Neighborhoods: Top 10 places for wealthy Dallas-area homebuyers | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The Dallas Morning News evaluated the best neighborhoods for buyers for whom money is no object.
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The top 10 neighborhoods for Dallas luxury home buyers.

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Dallas’ Lower Greenville strip perking up with new eateries, retail

Dallas’ Lower Greenville strip perking up with new eateries, retail | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Business owners credit new Trader Joe’s store and street upgrades with beginning a turnaround on Lower Greenville.
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Lower Greenville ripe for a revival.

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Major apartment developer eying project along Commerce Street in West Dallas

Major apartment developer eying project along Commerce Street in West Dallas | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The wave of redevelopment kicking off in West Dallas has attracted another potential project.
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As Dallas leads the nation in multifamily development, it's going on all over Big D.

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Developer Jack Matthews is eyeing a redo of downtown Dallas’ landmark Statler Hilton

Developer Jack Matthews is eyeing a redo of downtown Dallas’ landmark Statler Hilton | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The 57-year-old landmark downtown Dallas hotel has been empty for more than a decade.
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Another downtown Dallas project?

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Dallas leaders see rising economic tide but are cautious of cross currents - Dallas Morning News

Dallas leaders see rising economic tide but are cautious of cross currents - Dallas Morning News | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas Morning News
Dallas leaders see rising economic tide but are cautious of cross currents
Dallas Morning News
Real estate.
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Dallas 1 of only 3 cities to have emerged from the recession? How about Houston? Appears to be booming there as well.

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Turtle Creek Village redevelopment work to begin this summer - Dallas Morning News

Turtle Creek Village redevelopment work to begin this summer - Dallas Morning News | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas Morning News
Turtle Creek Village redevelopment work to begin this summer
Dallas Morning News
Four more retail buildings with multiple tenants will join the grocer, according to Lincoln Property.
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Good to see new construction in Big D.

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The New Texas Land Rush - Wall Street Journal

The New Texas Land Rush - Wall Street Journal | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The New Texas Land Rush
Wall Street Journal
Originally listed at $88 million, the 3,151-acre property included a 13,825-square-foot main residence, four guest log cabins and ample water rights. Mr. Warren declined to comment.
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Dallas and Houston high-end home market booming.

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1400-home project planned east of Plano - Dallas Morning News

1400-home project planned east of Plano - Dallas Morning News | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
1400-home project planned east of Plano
Dallas Morning News
The 600-acre Parker Lakeside will be built by one of North Texas' biggest land developers, Huffines Communities. The development is aimed at meeting the ...
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1,400 Dallas area new homes in the works east of Plano, Tx.

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