commercial real estate

Paladin Partners Adds Industry Veteran as a Partner

by | May 3, 2024
New Partner Robert Miller joins Dallas-based Paladin, which is actively involved in various aspects of commercial real estate and community development in North Texas, taking a multifaceted approach to growth and innovation in the region.
Dallas Regional Economic Development 2024: Your Guide to Dallas-Fort Worth Business
by | Mar 22, 2024
Explore and discover why Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the fastest-growing regions in the U.S. in this comprehensive guide.
The Last Word: Dallas Tops Site Selection’s Metro Rankings, ‘Double Shot’ of Life Sciences Investment Adds to Momentum
by | Mar 5, 2024
According to a new report from Dallas-based JLL, society is accelerating the volume of data it creates at a rapid rate—and that data is foundational to how we work, live, and play. That's led to sharply increasing demand for data centers in a time of tightening supply, forcing a shift toward secondary and new, emerging markets. 
Dottid AI ‘Assistant’ for Commercial Real Estate Operations to Debut at CREtech
by | Aug 29, 2023
The firm said that the first version of Dottid AI is designed to seamlessly integrate into the daily operations of CRE teams. The feature will roll out to all Dottid users in the fall.

Stream Realty Partners, Project Destined Offer CRE Training for Dallas-Area College Students

by | Jun 12, 2023
Stream and Project Destined will provide a nine-week, work-based training program to 12 students attending UT Dallas, SMU, Texas A&M University, University of North Texas at Dallas, and Texas Christian University. Students in the program will compete against each other in groups to present live real estate deals to industry leaders.
Retail Re-volution: The Experience Economy and ‘Eatertainment’ Are Unexpected Bright Spots
by | May 15, 2023
Dive into the trends reshaping the retail industry so this year, as spotlighted in recent reports from commercial real estate firm JLL. With insights from JLL Dallas' Rob Franks, discover how next-gen retail concepts are steering the sector towards an exciting future, and how small businesses are proving to be critical drivers of this transformation.
Bracket Real Estate Launches ‘Cloud First’ Commercial Real Estate Brokerage in Dallas
by | Apr 17, 2023
“We intend to bring a more technological and ‘capital markets’ approach to the lower/middle market of the commercial real estate industry,” CEO C. Rodes Boyd Jr. said in a statement. “Our ‘cloud first’ brokerage platform promises to offer clients a faster, more transparent, and simplified transactional process—all at a much lower cost than the traditional approach.”
Mohr Partners Adds Commercial Real Estate Veteran as Managing Director
by | Apr 4, 2023

Mohr Partners Inc., a top-three global occupier-focused corporate real estate services firm, has hired Russell Gum as managing director of client solutions.

Gum, a 26-year corporate real estate veteran, will be based at Mohr Partners’ global headquarters in Dallas and report directly to Chief Commercial Officer Misti Meggs....


Jim Lake Companies’ $14M Mixed-Use Project in Cedar Hill To Offer Storefronts for Entrepreneurs, Tiny Homes

Jim Lake and Amanda Moreno are turning 40,000 square feet of real estate in downtown Cedar Hill into a mixed-use development with offices, restaurants, residential, and retail space.

The $14 million project, which has yet to be named, builds on Jim Lake Companies' Bishop Arts success.
The Last Word: Annemarie De La Vega on Gender Equity in CRE
De La Vega was one of the voices at BisNow's annual Women Leading Real Estate event last week The Westin Dallas Downtown.  With a goal of promoting diversity and spotlighting female leaders in commercial real estate, the event featured a panel discussion led by CLA principal Dee Estep on leadership strategies and how to inspire more women to join the industry.
CBRE Acquires Full Spectrum Group for $110M, Boosting Lab Solutions for Life Sciences Hubs
by | Nov 10, 2022
CBRE said the acquisition complements its existing global Integrated Laboratory Solutions capabilities for occupier clients in the fast-growing research and laboratory equipment sector. The deal "positions CBRE to self-deliver an impressive range of scientific laboratory maintenance and repair services," says John Dunstan, CEO of GWS/Enterprise at CBRE.
Innovan Neighborhoods Launches Community Developers Roundtable to Fuel ‘Catalytic Real Estate Development’
by | Sep 21, 2022
Local developer and consulting firm Innovan Neighborhoods is leading the roundtable's efforts to increase affordable housing in the region while accelerating the revitalization of underserved communities around Dallas. With initial funding from JPMorgan Chase, "flexible capital" could help boost needed projects. "When we put funds and resources behind innovative solutions, we can see neighborhoods and communities set up for long-term success,” says Maggie Parker, Innovan's founder and managing partner.

Australian Startup’s CEO Moves to Dallas to Lead Eight Global Offices

by | Apr 18, 2022
Willow, an Australian company creating "digital twins" of real-world smart infrastructure and real estate assets, announced that its Sydney-based co-founder and global CEO, Joshua Ridley, is relocating to North Texas to lead the company from Dallas.

“Texas is increasingly becoming a powerhouse for technology and innovation, with Dallas being of particular importance,” the company said.
Building Success: The Crowther Group’s CEO Finds Inclusion and Diversity Fuel Firm’s Growth
by | Mar 30, 2022

When it comes to the future of CRE in North Texas, Thomas Crowther is clear: “Every day I wake up in DFW, I’m grateful that I’m in the commercial real estate winner’s locker room.”...

Vari CEO Jason McCann: ‘Workspaces Should Ebb and Flow—Just Like the Needs of Businesses’
by | Mar 24, 2022
"It's clear that the office of the future will change more than any other time in recent memory," McCann says.

The workspace innovator sees a niche for a new product—fully furnished, move-in-ready space.
CRE Inflection Point: Which Way Will the Industry Go?
by | Mar 17, 2022
Overall optimism prevails, says Deloitte's 2022 Commercial Real Estate Outlook. North Texas-based Wyn Smith weighs in on how the market forces are playing out locally.