Downtown Dallas

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.
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The Last Word: AP’s Will Pender on the Santander Tower Multifamily Reuse Project
Santander Tower is the eighth tallest building in Dallas, and it’s on the cutting edge of something new: converting skyscraper office space into multifamily housing through adaptive reuse.
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Why is the Dallas skyline green, orange, and white? Downtown Dallas skyline lights up for India's Independence Day.
Lighting Up a Growing Bond: The Indian American Impact on Business in North Texas and Beyond
On the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence Day on Monday, the tricolor Dallas skyline was the glow of success for 220,000 Indian Americans who've made North Texas their home. A new report from the Indian American CEO Council shows the positive impact they've made on our economy, our jobs, and our communities.

Co-Chairs Sanjiv Yajnik and Arun Agarwal started the IACEO in 2018 after accompanying Governor Abbott on a trade mission to India. "The governor realized the power of India, and India realized the power of Texas. We could make a difference."
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Innovative Spaces: Turning Offices into Luxe Multifamily Residences in Dallas’ Iconic 50-Story Santander Tower
by | Jul 26, 2022
Woods Capital has selected the contractor for the high-rise project that will convert nearly a dozen floors into residential units.

The 50-story Santander Tower in downtown Dallas—formerly known as Thanksgiving Tower—is getting a mixed-use makeover, including indoor and exterior amenities. Here's a first look.
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Dallas Arts Month: AURORA Will Present ‘Video Art Nights’ Across Five Fridays in April Downtown

by | Mar 24, 2022
AURORA, the Dallas-based public arts organization, is partnering with Downtown Dallas, Inc. on the weekly events, which will be free to the public. Curated video art programs will be projected at parks and outdoor surfaces in West End Square, Pegasus Plaza, and the Dallas Arts District—with live music and an outdoor artisanal market also on tap.
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The sale of Trammell Crow Center was the top DFW CRE deal for 2022.
Global Dermatology Innovator Galderma Moving U.S. Headquarters to Downtown Dallas
by | Dec 10, 2021
One of the world's largest independent dermatology companies, Galderma's portfolio includes well-known brands such as Cetaphil, Proactiv, Differin, and Restylane. The Swiss company, whose ties to Texas date back to 1961, will call Trammell Crow Center in the Arts District home.
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The Link: Urban Office Development Connects Uptown, Victory Park, and Downtown Dallas
by | Oct 7, 2020
Developer Kaizen and architect BOKA Powell added a wellness and air quality component to the building well in advance of the pandemic.
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Todd Interests and East Quarter Give $1 Million Donation to Fund Harwood Park Construction
by | Jun 30, 2020
Todd Interests and East Quarter Partners donated $1M to Parks for Downtown Dallas for its fourth urban park. Once complete, Harwood Park will connect the East Quarter District, the Dallas Farmers Market District, and the Downtown core.
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International Developers: Meet Jack Matthews From London (Ontario), Canada

by | Jan 30, 2020
The developer behind South Side on Lamar and the Omni Dallas Hotel is continuing to plan new projects in Dallas.
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International Developers: Meet Mike Hoque From Dhaka, Bangladesh
by | Jan 30, 2020
The developer has several projects planned or underway in the downtown Dallas area, including the proposed Cedars mixed-used development SoGood @ Cedars.
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Downtown Dallas Inc. Commits $300K for West End Square Water Feature
by | Jan 14, 2020
DDI Foundation's financial commitment follows $100,000 committed by Dallas architecture and design firm Corgan toward the innovative park’s construction, which already is underway.
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Construction Kicks Off on High-Tech West End Square in Downtown Dallas
by | Jan 9, 2020
The new park is designed to incorporate evolving technologies in the West End, and is the second of four new parks planned for the city's urban center.
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Architecture Firm Page Extends 34K-SF Lease in Historic Downtown Dallas Building

by | Oct 28, 2019
The energy, amenities, and recruiting benefits in downtown were factors in the global architecture and engineering firm keeping its headquarters at the Mercantile National Bank Building.
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Weir’s Plaza Breaks Ground With WeWork and Kirkland & Ellis as Major Tenants
by | Jul 17, 2019
Ground was broken on Monday for the new mixed-used development in the Knox-Henderson area of Dallas. It's expected to open in November 2021.
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Power of Towers: How Dallas’ Tallest Buildings Continue to Trumpet its Future
by | May 30, 2019
Innovation and construction technology have redefined what’s possible for Dallas' tallest buildings. With the state's largest adaptive redevelopment project—a $450M revival of the 52-story First National Bank Tower—back on track at 1401 Elm St. with Todd Interests at the helm, the downtown towers are being bought, sold, and given new lives as the city continues to grow.
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Startup Week Returns to Downtown Dallas in Early April
by | Mar 7, 2019
Roughly 10,000 are expected to attend the free, five-day event dedicated to connecting startups, founders, corporate and social innovators, investors, and community leaders.
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