The Nation’s #1 HUD Multifamily Lender to Provide Permanent Financing Exit for Hunter’s Cove Apartment Homes NEW YORK, June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greystone, a lending, investment, and advisory company, today announced it has provided $22 million in bridge financing for the acquisition of Hunter’s Cove Apartments Homes in Waxahachie, Texas. Ana Ramos, managing director in Greystone’s Los Angeles office, originated the loan with Andy Bratt of Newmark acting as correspondent on the transaction. Located just outside Dallas, Hunter’s Cove Apartments features eight, three-story garden-style apartment buildings with a combined 192 residences. These homes range from one- to three-bedroom units and offer stunning lakeRead More →

Nicole Hall Nicole Hall via GoFundMe Police identified a body pulled from a creek two weeks ago as Nicole Hall. On May 12, the Hall’s body was found in the White Rock Creek by a kayaker. Dallas had trouble identifying her because her body was decomposed, but they released sketches of the African American woman to identify her. They asked members of the public helped identify the body. Police say that the cause of death is still unknown, but there are some signs of injury. Hall’s friend Shannon Walker set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for funeral expenses. “She was a good friendRead More →

Dallas’ skyline has a lot more room to grow if researchers have it right. When it comes to development sites, downtown Dallas has the greatest development potential, according to a new study. Big D already has one of the busiest downtowns with new apartments and retail developments, office buildings opening and a program to build four new downtown parks. But there’s even more property available to ramp up construction in downtown Dallas, according to a new report by researchers at Yardi Systems Inc. Downtown Dallas still has more than 86 acres available to build more stuff – the most of more than two dozen U.S.Read More →

DENVER, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — EDENS, one of the nation’s leading retail real estate owners, operators and developers, announces its acquisition of nearly 120,000 square feet of retail in River North Art District (RiNo) in Denver, Colorado. Located in one of EDENS’ top targeted regional markets, RiNo brings art, culture and industrial design into one centralized gathering place. "EDENS is proud to join the RiNo community and engage with our partners and neighbors," said Jodie W. McLean, CEO of EDENS. "Denver is significant to our EDENS portfolio as a growing and progressive city where people are genuinely engaged with their communities. We are gratefulRead More →

DALLAS, April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index was down by 0.1 points in February to 132.8. February’s index reading is 37 points, or 39 percent, above the index cyclical low of 95.5. The index averaged 128.5 points for all of 2017, three and four-fifths points above the average for 2016. January’s index reading was revised to 132.8. The Comerica Bank Texas Economic Activity Index was essentially unchanged in February. This follows the five monthly gains seen from September through January. Six of the nine sub-indexes were positive in February, including nonfarm payrolls, unemployment insurance claims (inverted), house prices, drilling rigRead More →

DALLAS — Colorful fixed-gear bikes litter the city’s streets here. They’re in Uptown, where 20-somethings sip craft cocktails on breezy outdoor patios, and in White Rock Lake, where moms in yoga pants meet to push strollers. From the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, bikes are visible in the Trinity River below. The bikes are everywhere downtown, leaning against cement planters, outside parking garages and cafes, lined up at Dealey Plaza. The bikes belong to companies that are hoping to change how people get around cities. Dockless bike-share startups, already common in China, have been making their way into the U.S. The idea is simple and utopianRead More →

Michael Ciaglo FILE – In this Sept. 16, 2016 photo, a vulture soars over an Apache Corporation flare and drilling rig north of the Davis Mountains in Balmorhea, Texas. In West Texas, an oil and gas drilling rush has overwhelmed local roadways, housing supplies and a limited pipeline network. Now, the shale boom is straining the region’s electric grid, designed to handle a fraction of the power needed by the producers that dominate the West Texas economy. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP) The Houston Chronicle reports driving the booming power demand is a transformation in oil and gas operations as companies forgo expensive diesel andRead More →

Vista Rehab Partners now has 19 physical therapy clinics in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex MCKINNEY, Texas, March 26, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), announced the opening of their newest physical therapy clinic in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The McKinney clinic is located at 3565 Lakota Trail, Suite 100, and is the 19th clinic lead by Craig Rettke, PT, MBA, founder of Vista Rehab Partners. In addition to Vista’s full spectrum of outpatient orthopedic rehab services, the clinic will also offer specialties of trigger point dry needling, spinal manipulation, joint specific mobilizations, myofascial release, and management of chronic cervicogenic, cluster, and tension related headaches.Read More →

When a woman named Brenda Light passed away last month, her son Barry Giles sent an obituary to a local Texas newspaper, the Olton Enterprise. As with any obituary, it mentioned her still-living family members and their spouses, saying in this case, “Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Barry Giles and his husband, John Gambill of Dallas.” When the piece was published, however, John Gambill‘s name was nowhere to be found. That’s because the paper’s publisher, Phillip Hamilton, happens to be a Baptist pastor who thinks same-sex marriages are an abomination. [Hamilton] declined an interview but said in a statement, “It isRead More →

Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats' hopes again | US News ...

A grocery store served as a polling station on Tuesday in Austin, Tex. Even as Democrats in the state’s population centers came out in large numbers, Republicans still cast more ballots over all thanks to their rural strength. HOUSTON — Texas Democrats surged to the polls on Tuesday in the first primary of 2018, demonstrating a wave of Trump-inspired energy, but also showcasing party divisions that have emerged at the outset of an otherwise promising midterm campaign. Nearly 886,000 Texans cast ballots early in the state’s 15 most populous counties, the highest early-vote turnout in a nonpresidential election year in state history. And more DemocratsRead More →