Recent media coverage and announcements relevant to what we do

Letter From Cedar Hill

I cling to my urban roots as if they’ve always been here. Truth is, though, I grew up in the country outside of Waxahachie. My childhood consisted of entire days spent shoeless, playing in white rock creeks. I moved to Dallas in 1996 and swore I would never live farther than five minutes from fresh.. read more →

Vanderbilt’s 100 Oaks clinics touted for convenience, comfort

Rachael Jones used to spend 30 minutes to park, walk and find the clinic at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she gets an infusion of iron twice a year after her kidney transplant. Now she breezes in to a new location in about five minutes, where she’s greeted by a private room, a comfy recliner.. read more →


Named for the 100 Oaks Thompson Mansion that it replaced, Nashville’s first fully-enclosed shopping center occupied 51.7 acres, 3 miles south of the Volunteer State Capitol. Encompassing 850,000 leasable square feet, 100 OAKS MALL was developed by Memphis-based Belz Enterprises, The dual-level shopping hub, which opened for business in late 1968, was basically a strip.. read more →

One Hundred Oaks Mall Redevelopment Project Completes

Gresham, Smith and Partners, a leading national architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm, announces the completion of renovations for One Hundred Oaks Mall for which the firm provided design services. The 880,000-square-foot project includes 300,000-square-feet of leased space dedicated to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) clinical and administrative support operations with an additional 90,000-square-feet.. read more →

Dallas Fed Appoints Frank Mihalopoulos to Bank’s Advisory Council

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Frank Mihalopoulos of Dallas to the Bank’s Eleventh District Advisory Council. He will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2010. Mihalopoulos has 30 years of commercial real estate experience and develops properties throughout the country, with a primary focus on the Southwest. He is also a.. read more →

Sold on the prospects for retail real estate

The retail sector for some time now has been a “360-degree” market in the Metroplex, growing in all directions encouraged by consistent job growth and steady housing demand. But the past 12 to 18 months also have seen a flurry of activity with money chasing retail real estate deals, increased retail competition and new and.. read more →

Retail developers moving into McKinney

McKINNEY — After playing catch-up as retail poured into neighboring cities, McKinney now has a string of new retail centers under development. As the Collin County seat, McKinney historically was a center of commerce. In recent years, however, its smaller neighbors, including super-hot Frisco, attracted more attention from national restaurant and retail chains. click here.. read more →

Turning Lemmon into … lemonade

OAK LAWN — Investors are taking another look at Dallas’ long-stagnant Lemmon Avenue corridor and finding its close-in real estate ripe for redevelopment. Much of the redevelopment is taking place along Lemmon between Inwood Road on the north and Oak Lawn Avenue on the south. A small part of that area borders Highland Park. click.. read more →

Shopping Cedar Hill

CEDAR HILL — National companies are finally embracing southern Dallas County, long a neglected spot in Dallas-Fort Worth’s retail economy. A dozen chain stores and sit-down restaurants have begun setting up shop in Cedar Hill, creating a first-of-its-kind retail power center in the growing city. click here for article. read more →