Southern Land Co. to develop Nove at Knox – Dallas Business Journal

Nashville-based developer Southern Land Co. has broken ground on Novē at Knox, a 310-unit apartment property in Dallas’ Knox-Henderson neighborhood.

To be located at 3031 Oliver Ave., the complex will span 19 stories and include 41 junior suites, 159 one-bedroom apartments and 90 two-bedroom apartments. Another 16 penthouses, some of which will have private terraces, are planned for the buildings 18th and 19th floors.

The property’s amenities will include a concierge and 10,000 square feet of private open space connected to McKinney Avenue, featuring a dog park and outdoor seating area with grills and fireplace. A fifth-floor amenity area will also offer a resort-style pool and private cabanas with TVs, a fitness center, flex room and residents lounge.

Apartment features include stainless...

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Black Creek’s Mace McClatchy talks industrial real estate buy in Houston area – Houston Business Journal

Black Creek Group, a Denver-based real estate investment firm, recently acquired a 351,960-square-foot industrial park in Stafford in Fort Bend County.

It’s far from the last deal Black Creek will make in Houston in 2018.

"I’d do a deal in Houston every day if I could," said Mace McClatchy, senior vice president of the south central U.S. for Black Creek Group’s Dallas office, when asked if the firm was pursuing other opportunities in Houston. "Black Creek is a big fan of Houston. … We have several interesting prospects down there right now."

In late April, Black Creek bought Stafford Grove Industrial Park, a three-building, Class A industrial park that delivered around a year ago. The park was built by Dallas-based Crow Holdings Industrial...

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VolunteerNow presents 12th Annual Hearts of Texas Luncheon

Photo courtesy of Roger Staubach

VolunteerNow will honor former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach with the 2018 VolunteerNow Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to transforming North Texas through volunteerism. Mr. Staubach will receive the award at the 12th Annual Hearts of Texas Luncheon.

Staubach, a Vietnam War veteran and innovative real estate and business powerhouse, has served his country and community for decades. From putting his football career on hold to complete his Navy service, to raising millions for critical North Texas nonprofits, Staubach embodies the spirit of giving...

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New Grapevine mixed-use project will include shopping and two apartment communities

Billingsley Co.

Developer Billingsley Co. – whose Cypress Waters community has grown to one of North Texas most successful office and apartment projects – is headed to Grapevine with a new mixed-use development.

Billingsley has received approval from Grapevine’s city council to build a 30-acre retail and apartment project near Grapevine Mills Mall.

The project – between the mall and Kubota Tractor’s new North American headquarters campus – is at 3570 and 3580 North Grapevine Mills Boulevard.

The development will include renovation of the existing Grapevine Mills Crossing shopping center.

Billingsley plans to construct a 4-building, 27,400-square-foot retail center called The Shacks...

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Dallas Cowboys release WR Dez Bryant

Dallas Cowboys release WR Dez Bryant

After the meeting, Bryant took to Twitter with his immediate thoughts on parting with the Cowboys.

— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) April 13, 2018

Cowboy nation I need you to know this wasn’t my decision.. I will always love y’all… forever Dallas in my heart

— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) April 13, 2018

The Cowboys selected Bryant with the No. 24 pick of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Jerry Jones released the following statement on the decision to cut ties with Bryant:

"As an organization we hold Dez Bryant in the highest regard, and we are grateful for his passion, spirit and contributions to this team for the past eight years. He will always be a valued member of our family.

Dez and I share a personal and professional relationship that is very strong, and he is one of just a handful of players with whom I have...

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Four Hurt After Car Crashes into TX Home, Burst into Flames

Four people were taken to local hospitals after a vehicle crashed into a house in Hurst and caused it to burst into flames.

April 07–HURST — Four people were taken to local hospitals after a vehicle crashed into a house in Hurst and caused it to burst into flames.

A husband and wife, who was listed in critical condition, were taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, according to Kara McKinney, a city of Hurst spokeswoman.

Their son was taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, McKinney said. Surveillance video captured footage of the crash, according to our media partners at WFAA.

A Hurst police officer suffered minor injuries and was taken to HEB Hospital for evaluation...

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Corpus Christi Affordable Apartment Community to Open, Thanks to $476K Grant from Wells Fargo and FHLB Dallas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thanks, in part, to a $476,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to Prospera Housing Community Services from Wells Fargo and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), Corpus Christi has a new apartment complex for low-income residents.

A $476K grant from Wells Fargo and @FHLBDallas aided in the construction of an apartment complex for low-income Corpus Christi residents. Grand opening and ribbon cutting on April 3 at 10 a.m.

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The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a ribbon cutting event at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Glenoak Apartments at 711 Glenoak Drive in Corpus Christi.

The $476,000 AHP grant, which was awarded to Prospera Housing Community Services in 2015, provided gap...

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Where are Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers headed? The top housing markets by generation

Generation gap

It’s not just age that separates the nation’s biggest generations. According to recent data from Realtor.com, it’s also preferences in housing markets.

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Where Millennials are moving

Realtor.com recently studied U.S. Census Bureau migration data, Realtor.com searches and page views, and changes in homeownership rates to determine the most popular housing markets by generation.

According to the study, Millennials are largely flocking to tech hubs and places with lots of culture – cities where they can “make good money and still have a good time.”

Home buying trends: Millennials are more conventional than you might think

Top spots for Millennials include San Francisco, Seattle, Houston, Dallas and Washington, D.C...

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Lincoln Property Company Names Top Apartment Communities in Portfolio for 2018

DALLAS, March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Property Company, manager of over 184,000 apartment units throughout the country, announced the winners of their second annual "best of" awards program, the Lincoln Legendaries. Created to recognize apartment communities that were best in class among the company’s residential portfolio, properties from across the United States submitted their final presentations and proposals to take home one of the coveted awards. Congratulations to these Lincoln-managed communities.

Best Amenities Package
Winner: Optima Signature – Chicago, IL
Runner Up: Bartz Ranch – Austin, TX
Honorable Mention: Alexan West Dallas – Dallas, TX

Best Vintage Community
Winner: The Residences at Slatersville Mill – Slatersville, RI
Runner Up: The Stahlman – Nashville, ...

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The Latest: Texas Democratic midterm primary turnout grows

Supporters of U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke cheer during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Texas (all times CST):

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Democratic turnout for Texas’ primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a Democratic stronghold.

More than 1,036,950 voters cast ballots for the U.S. Senate race in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, the party’s highest midterm primary election total in at least 24 years.

Republicans also set a new non-presidential year primary turnout record, exceeding 1.5 million votes Tuesday.

Democrats haven...

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