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.
The Last Word: CEO Ron Pressman on the Urban Land Institute’s Conference in Dallas This Week
by | Oct 25, 2022
Pressman, the former CEO of institutional financial services at TIAA, was appointed global CEO of the Urban Land Institute only two weeks ago. But he's up and running at the ULI's Fall 2022 Meeting in Downtown Dallas this week, a four-day conference that began Monday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The ULI is the world's oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts, and is welcoming over 5,000 attendees to this week's conference, which is packed with daily sessions and speakers—and as Pressman told the Dallas Business Journal, dozens of tours of all things CRE in Dallas.
Dallas-Based Granite Properties Named NAIOP 2022 Developer of the Year
by | Jun 16, 2022
NAIOP—the national commercial real estate development association—has recognized Dallas-based Granite Properties with its highest honor, Developer of the Year. The award honors innovation, commitment to sustainability, and leadership in the industry.

Founded in 1991, Granite owns 11 million square feet of office space across the U.S. valued at $3 billion, and has completed more than $8 billion in real estate transactions.
CBRE new executive leadership roles
CBRE Makes 5 Internal Leadership Moves Across Key Business Units
by | May 23, 2022
CBRE President and CEO Bob Sulentic said the new responsibilities "play to each executive’s unique strengths and capitalize on their outstanding track records of driving growth and excellence."
Renderings from left: Frisco Station, Cypress Waters, CityLine

Evolutionary Vision: Leaders of Top North Texas Mixed-Use Developments Reveal What It Takes to Mark Success Across Decades

by | Feb 21, 2022
Robert Folzenlogen, Lucy Billingsley, and Michael Alost tell us what it takes to build a future-proof place for people and companies.

Their mixed-use developments—Frisco Station, Cypress Waters, and CityLIne—each started with a bold vision. A great location and North Texas' "transactional efficiency" didn't hurt. 
How Dallas-Fort Worth Became a Top-Tier Commercial Real Estate Market
by | Feb 21, 2022
Dallas-Fort Worth has joined Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City among the nation's top real estate markets. That rise strikes at the very heart of the region’s viability, charm, and ability to adapt.

It’s a tale of “coopetition,” good weather, available land, and a steady flow of inbound Type A personalities.
Dallas Real Estate Investment Firm Launches With an Eye on $100M Class A Office Properties
by | Dec 15, 2021
Apricus Realty Capital is a new boutique commercial real estate investment firm focused on the major Texas markets: Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, and Houston. Led by a trio of local industry veterans, the company is already actively seeking multiple acquisitions after recently completing the raise of an initial GP capital fund.
Dallas-Based Honeycomb Launches New Tech to ‘Power the Future of Office’
by | Mar 11, 2021
Honeycomb's technology offers operational ease for both buildings and tenants. The commercial version of its software is designed with a post-pandemic world in mind, sticking to a dominating force that's driving the real estate market: flexibility.

‘Retail Follow Rooftops’: A Growing Region Puts Leasing in Position for a Post‑COVID Rebound

by | Oct 7, 2020
The Dallas-Fort Worth retail real estate market entered the pandemic with record occupancy numbers, and the hit from COVID-19 to date is less than the downturn during the Great Recession of 2008-09, according to a mid-year report from Weitzman, a company specializing in the Texas retail real estate market.