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Developer of the Year: D CEO's Commercial Real Estate Awards - D Magazine

Developer of the Year: D CEO's Commercial Real Estate Awards - D Magazine | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
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Developer of the Year: D CEO's Commercial Real Estate Awards
D Magazine
On the residential front, Hillwood Communities acquired more than 1,000 acres, developed more than 500 lots, and began the development of 600 more.
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The big dawgs of Dallas real estate.

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Keystone Fails Texas Common-Carrier Test, Court Is Told

TransCanada Corp. faces court arguments from Texas landowners that its plans for the Keystone XL pipeline to transport Canadian tar-sands oil to coastal refineries don’t give it the right to condemn their property.

Via SustainOurEarth
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The issues? Eminent domain and land condemnation by TransCanda versus property rights of land owners.

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Land rights fuel debate - Times Record News

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Land rights fuel debate
Times Record News
James Frank, R-Wichita Falls, said the Texas Railroad Commission has the lone authority and expertise to determine when and where a property owner can drill.
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Bill introduced to remedy propery owner rights versus overzealous municipalities restricting oil & gas drilling.

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Denton County land intended for Warren Buffett firm’s furniture megastore has a history of controversy

Denton County land intended for Warren Buffett firm’s furniture megastore has a history of controversy | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
The first investigative story I wrote for The Dallas Morning News was about a vague vision in 2000 to turn a Denton County cow pasture into the site of the world’s tallest skyscraper.
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Big stakes, big names in Buffett furniture megastore plan.

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Builders start work on second phase of downtown Carrollton’s transit development

Builders start work on second phase of downtown Carrollton’s transit development | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
High Street Residential is building 132 more apartments in the Union at Carrollton Square complex at DART’s rail station.
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The train brings more residential development to Dallas.

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Dallas developer begins next phase of luxury resort-style community - Dallas Business Journal

Dallas developer begins next phase of luxury resort-style community - Dallas Business Journal | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Dallas-based developer Chris Kelsey has begun the second phase of Long Cove, the...
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Developer is building on land previously covered by lake water.

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Peppard: Before Jerry Jones, Cowboys almost sold to Vance Miller, WO Bankston - Dallas Morning News

Peppard: Before Jerry Jones, Cowboys almost sold to Vance Miller, WO Bankston - Dallas Morning News | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Peppard: Before Jerry Jones, Cowboys almost sold to Vance Miller, WO Bankston Dallas Morning News Saturday's unexpected death of real estate exec Vance Miller brought to mind events of 30 years ago when the Dallas Cowboys very nearly had different...
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Prices to Skyrocket if Rates Stay Low for Two Years

Prices to Skyrocket if Rates Stay Low for Two Years | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
I was on Bloomberg TV this morning and sent (I hope) a wake-up call to the Fed. If mortgage rates stay at 3.5% for several years, I believe home prices will skyrocket. Potential home buyers can
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With these ultra-low rates, you can buy a 34% more expensive home than you could in 2008? Wow!

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Feral hogs damage land, crops, animals throughout Texas - San Angelo Standard-Times

Feral hogs damage land, crops, animals throughout Texas - San Angelo Standard-Times | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Feral hogs damage land, crops, animals throughout Texas
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Feral hogs wreak havoc on property, livestock, crops, pastures and golf courses.
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Wild hogs going hog-wild. Now moving from rural into suburban areas.

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LandThink Pulse: The Number One Rule in Real Estate Motivates Land Buyers the Most | LandThink

LandThink Pulse: The Number One Rule in Real Estate Motivates Land Buyers the Most | LandThink | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
What do you think motivates buyers to purchase land the most? The results are in!
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Most land for sale is just like most real estate. It's desirability it's all about ________. #dallas

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Environmental detectives dig into Dallas’ past to ferret out future pollution issues

Environmental detectives dig into Dallas’ past to ferret out future pollution issues | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Investigators research Dallas real estate history to find potential environmental problems caused by businesses that have been gone for decades.
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Buying land close to central city districts requires environmental history studies.

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Land Values For 2013 – It’s Not Just About Corn | LandThink

Land Values For 2013 – It’s Not Just About Corn | LandThink | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
As I write this morning, agricultural producers, commodity traders and the agribusiness sector are waiting with bated breath for United State Department of Agriculture’s January crop...
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Low interest rates a big driver of farm land values.

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Ranch Land Near Dallas, Texas Hits Auction Block March 7th, 2013

Ranch Land Near Dallas, Texas Hits Auction Block March 7th, 2013 | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
Hall and Hall is excited to offer 2,260 +/- acres of Texas ranch land with hilltop views of the Dallas skyline.
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Tracts as small as 31 acres available.

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Some feedlots, meatpackers closing after US ranchers sold off cattle amid ... - Victoria Times Colonist

Some feedlots, meatpackers closing after US ranchers sold off cattle amid ... - Victoria Times Colonist | Texas Lots and Land | Scoop.it
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Some feedlots, meatpackers closing after US ranchers sold off cattle amid ...
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High costs of corn and the drought hammering cattle and feedlot business.

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