Acquisition of Irving-Based JPI Completed by Japan-Based Company

by | Dec 7, 2023

Irving-based multifamily community developer JPI announced that the acquisition of its operating platform by Sumitomo Forestry America Inc. has been completed.

We first told you about the deal in October. No financial details were released.

“This partnership marks a pivotal moment for JPI and I’m very excited for two primary reasons,” JPI Chief Executive Officer Payton Mayes said in a statement....

Dallas’ Granite Properties Announces CEO Transition
by | Oct 10, 2023
The Dallas-based commercial real estate investment, development, and management company said that Will Hendrickson, currently senior managing director and Dallas market leader, will become the company's CEO, effective Jan. 1. Michael Dardick, founding partner & CEO, will transition to become executive chairman.
Irving Developer JPI Announces Appointment of Chief Visionary Officer
by | Jun 9, 2023
A former NFL player, Scott Turner is the former executive director of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council under Dr. Ben Carson's leadership. Before that, he served two terms as representative of House District 33 in the Texas House of Representatives.
Oak Cliff Development Firm Buys 8 Sites in Lancaster Downtown Square for Revitalization
by | Jan 31, 2023

Oak Cliff-based development firm Stewarding Space has bought eight sites in Lancaster’s downtown square totaling 17,000 square feet, with plans to revitalize, attract more businesses, and bring more attention to the area.

Founder Michaella Ramler told the Dallas Business Journal that she’s on a mission to bring life back to the community....


International Developers: Meet Mehrdad Moayedi From Tehran, Iran

by | Jan 30, 2020
After his successful redo of The Statler Hotel in downtown Dallas, Moayedi is now redeveloping Collin Creek Mall into a mixed-used development in Plano.
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International Developers: Meet Gabriel Barbier-Mueller From Geneva, Switzerland
by | Jan 30, 2020
Barbier-Mueller’s Harwood International currently has roughly 2 million square feet of space, and is known for building with unique, innovative, award-winning designs.
Dallas-based IoT IT firm SpotSee acquired by Harbour Group
Harbour Group Acquires Dallas-based IoT Monitoring Systems Maker SpotSee
by | Nov 26, 2019
SpotSee makes environmental condition monitors for in-transit, in-plant, and in-storage applications for a variety of industries.
Venture X coworking
Venture X to Open Full-Floor Coworking Space in Offices at The Realm in Lewisville
by | Jul 23, 2019
Venture X says that the high-tech features of Offices at The Realm, which was recently Wired Certified, will be a good match for its coworking space.

Jacobs Again Takes Top Spot on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms List

by | May 7, 2019
The market for large design firms might be the best it's ever been, according to Engineering News-Record. Jacobs is involved in massive projects in North Texas and elsewhere. Here are a few on the cutting edge.
Headquarter of Headquarters: How Fehmi Karahan Turned Ross Perot Sr.’s Vision into a Reality
by | Apr 18, 2019
Legacy West in Plano has become home to the U.S. headquarters of Toyota Motor North America, and regional campuses for Liberty Mutual, JPMorgan Chase, FedEx Office, and others.
Smart Cities Reverse Pitch Focuses on Community Needs
by | Feb 20, 2017
The city of Richardson is one of 22 cities in the program, and one of nine that has accepted the "smart gigabit city" app development challenge.