Veteran Real Estate Exec Joins JLL as SVP in Fort Worth Office

by | Jan 19, 2024
Jim Eagle has had a 46-year career in the real estate industry, and will focus on multiple business lines including sales, acquisitions, and leasing, aligning seamlessly with JLL's growth strategy, the company said.
12 Acres in Addison Acquired for Planned Addison Innovation Center
by | Dec 18, 2023
“There is pent-up tenant demand for functional industrial space in infill Dallas,” said Colby Everett, director with Houston's Lovett Industrial, which acquired the Addison property along with Dallas-based Rosewood Property Co. "We look forward to partnering with the city of Addison to retain and attract great companies," Everett added.
JLL Bolsters Expanding Food & Beverage Advisory Team

JLL has appointed industry specialist Brian Adams as a senior vice president in its retail division in Dallas, further expanding its growing food and beverage advisory team....

JLL Bolsters Healthcare Real Estate Team with New Dallas VP
by | Oct 13, 2023

JLL has added Chris Higbie as vice president of Healthcare and Life Sciences in its Dallas office.

It’s a pivotal role in the division, the CRE firm said in a news release. Higbie will help JLL clients attract and retain “the perfect tenant mix” for their properties.

Ethan Garner, JLL’s South Central Healthcare and Life Sciences Lead, said the new VP brings an “impressive track record in healthcare real estate investment sales and corporate sales and consulting.”...


The Last Word: JLL’s Todd Burnette On How Fast Fort Worth is Expanding — ‘Even By Texas’ Standards’

$2.3 billion in real estate projects are in the pipeline or currently under construction in Fort Worth, said Todd Burnette, Managing Director at JLL, drawing parallels to Austin in the Wall Street Journal.
Real Estate Giant JLL Announces 15 Promotions in the Dallas Office
by | Jun 9, 2023

Real estate services giant JLL has announced a series of 15 promotions within its Dallas office.

Brad Selner, Kelley Kackley, and Larry Toon have been promoted to the role of executive managing director, specializing in office tenant representation.

Joining them as senior managing directors are five office tenant rep brokers: Andy Leatherman, Conor McCarthy, Jon McNeil, Bret Hefton, and Torrey Littlejohn....

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.
JLL Office Insight: Dallas Still Outperforms the Rest of the Nation
by | Apr 13, 2023
Here are JLL's findings in its last Office Insight report. Plus, JLL Dallas Managing Directors Cribb Altman and Blake Shipley share their expert opinions on everything from tenant behavior to the emergence of a new class of investors in the market.

Lightbeam Health Solutions Is Relocating Its HQ from Las Colinas to Cypress Waters

by | Feb 16, 2023
Lightbeam says its HQ move to Cypress Waters will increase the company's footprint in Dallas-Fort Worth by 50% and marks the next chapter in the company's rapid expansion. The news of Lightbeam's HQ move follows its January release of the industry’s first no-cost health equity strategy in-a-box solution.
Lucid Private Offices Expands DFW Presence with New Class A Office in Plano
by | Feb 15, 2023
The company will occupy the fifth floor of the state-of-the-art, newly constructed class A office building at 6275 W. Plano Parkway. “Lucid Private Offices is proud to be growing and expanding during a time when many companies are scaling back," said Executive Director Tosha Bontrager.
Industry Veteran Returns to CBRE as Vice Chair of DFW Advisory, Transaction Services Team
by | Feb 10, 2023

Robert Blount has returned to CBRE’s Dallas-Fort Worth Advisory & Transaction Services team as a vice chairman, the company announced.

Blount will focus on representing office occupiers and offering strategic consulting services for his clients, Dallas-based CBRE said....

First Look: NexPoint Unveils Plans for Massive TxS Life Sciences District in Plano
by | Feb 7, 2023
Dallas-based alternative investment firm NexPoint has revealed details and renderings of its planned 200-acre TxS District, short for "Technology x Science." Centered on the former headquarters campus of EDS in Plano's Legacy development, the life sciences hub could eventually offer over 4 million square feet of lab, office, and therapeutic production space. "Not only would this project be a major economic catalyst for the region, but it would also establish North Texas as a leader in life sciences," says James Dondero, NexPoint founder and principal.

JLL Report: DFW Industrial Market Led U.S. in Development Through All 4 Quarters of 2022

by | Jan 13, 2023
In its new DFW Industrial Insight report for Q4 2022, JLL says that Dallas-Fort Worth's record-setting year for industrial construction activity and deliveries kept pace in Q4. The DFW industrial market finished the year with 61.6 million SF under construction, and a total of 45.8 million SF delivered.
DI People: Wingstop, JLL, EWF International, Starla Wines, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Sep 23, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from CBRE, Merriman Anderson Architects, Bank of Texas, Quality Custom Distribution, EFG Cos., Dillas Quesadillas, BBG, the Catholic Foundation, and others.
Dallas-Based DataBank Sells 35% Stake for $1.5 Billion
by | Aug 31, 2022
DataBank—a leader of the booming data center market, with over 65 data centers and 20 interconnection hubs in over two dozen metros—welcomed a new group of investors in the deal, led by Swiss Life Asset Management, EDF Invest, Northleaf Capital Partners, and Ardian.

"This new investor group will provide the financial backing required to continue to scale DataBank’s leading edge infrastructure platform," CEO Raul Martynek told Dallas Innovates.
Dallas’ Barber Partners and Bain Capital Launch $500M Cold Storage Venture Across the U.S.
by | May 3, 2022
The joint venture will develop around 15 "next generation" cold storage facilities across the country. The launch addresses a cold storage crunch that's been exacerbated by increased demand during the pandemic and the ongoing supply chain crisis. The first project: a $52 million, 302,000-square-foot "state-of-the-art" facility right in Dallas' back yard, in Denton.