Dodson Commercial Real Estate Rebrands to Street Realty, Moves to Fort Worth

The company has become active throughout Fort Worth, with recent projects in South Main Village, Magnolia Village, The Foundry District, and Clearfork.

Dodson Commercial Real Estate, a 39-year-old commercial real estate development firm based in Arlington, has rebranded to Street Realty and will soon relocate its headquarters to Fort Worth.

It’s part of the firm’s planned brand evolution in line with the vision of its new executive team led by Ryan Dodson and Alex Bryant.

“Our new name, Street Realty, reflects our collective passion for urban projects and is a fun play on the fact that all buildings are located on some sort of street. We also like to think of ourselves as having forward-thinking street smarts,” co-founder Ryan Dodson said in a statement. “And with our 39 years of commercial real estate experience and expertise, we’re ready to take Street to new heights. We’re not a startup; we’re leveling up. Our goal is to become one of Tarrant County’s most respected and valued partners in real estate.”

The 701 is a mixed-use project in Magnolia Village. [Image: Street Realty]

The new Street Realty offices—along with more than 15 employees—will be located in a newly acquired building at 3909 Hulen Street in Fort Worth.

With a focus on quality, organic growth, and conservative underwriting, Street Realty is well-positioned to take advantage of Tarrant County’s tremendous growth, the firm said. That supports the rationale for rebranding to Street Realty and relocating to Fort Worth, where it plans to further expand its forward-thinking real estate services.

Projects across Tarrant County

Rendering of The Val, a new 125-unit boutique multifamily community at Hulen and Valentine streets in Fort Worth. [Image: Street Realty]

Street has multiple projects in-the-works throughout the region, including:

  • The Vickery – the acquisition, renovation, and rebranding of a 46,000-square-foot, four-story office building at 3909 Hulen Street in Fort Worth
  • The Val – the development of a new 125-unit high-quality boutique multifamily community at Hulen and Valentine Streets in Fort Worth
  • The Shops at Ranch House – the acquisition and renovation of a 16,000-square-foot center at Ranch House Road and Interstate 20 in Willow Park
  • The Shops at Alta Mere – the acquisition and renovation of a 20,000-square-foot retail center located at Alta Mere and Interstate 30 in Fort Worth
  • West Loop Business Park – the development of a new 160,000-square-foot business park near West Loop 820 and Clifford Street in White Settlement, providing small bay office/warehouse space serving west Fort Worth and Parker County
  • True North Mansfield – the development of a new five-acre, 200-unit high-quality multifamily community located at North Street and Newt Patterson Road in downtown Mansfield
  • Urban Union – the continued redevelopment of downtown Arlington’s largest mixed-use district, featuring 140,000 square feet of office, apartments, retail, restaurant, and bar space along East Front Street

Rebranding driven by growth, projects, and service expansion

Historic 212 South Main Street in Fort Worth. [Image: Street Realty]

According to Dodson, whose father, Jerry Dodson, founded the firm in 1984, the rebranding effort was driven by the company’s growth, wide variety of projects, and continued expansion of services.

The company started as an Arlington-based property manager and developer and once Ryan Dodson joined the company in 2002, it expanded services and established a decades-long track record of successful residential and commercial projects. Those include notable redevelopment projects in downtown Arlington such as 404 Border, Block 300, and Urban Union.

More recently, the company has become active throughout Fort Worth, including projects in South Main Village, Magnolia Village, The Foundry District, and Clearfork.

Dodson’s projects include customers such as The Bearded Lady, Nickel City, Salsa Limon, Fort Worth ENT, Fort Worth Locals, Panther City Salon, and more.

Milestone in company’s growth trajectory

The 701 is a mixed-use project in Magnolia Village. [Image: Street Realty]

Bryant joined the firm in 2020 and brought with him years of commercial brokerage experience, where, under the Dodson CRE umbrella, he successfully launched a third-party services team.

Bryant’s development experience includes the 2022 completion of the Texas Wesleyan student housing project, ‘The Rosedale,’ which garnered community-wide praise and filled a much-needed demand for modern on-campus student housing at the university.

After joining forces in 2020, Dodson and Bryant ramped up their focus on urban projects with the development of The 701, a 68,000-square-foot mixed-use project in Fort Worth’s Magnolia Village, which is home to VLK Architects, Shinjuku Station, and will soon be joined by Fort Worth chef Marcus Paisley’s newest restaurant, Walloon’s.

“Street Realty will carry on Dodson CRE’s mission of providing superior real estate services that exceed client expectations,” Bryant said in a statement. “We are so excited to announce our new brand and our move to Fort Worth as it marks a significant milestone for our company’s growth trajectory. We look forward to seeing what opportunities lie ahead for Street Realty as we set out on this new journey.”

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