Real Estate Investing Articles

  • DFW top market in office leasing
    ​​​​​DALLAS – Dallas-Fort Worth led the country for net office leasing for the 12 months ending in the third quarter, says a new report by Transwestern. With over 4.5 million sf of net leasing, North Texas was just ahead of San Francisco and Denver. The metro was second in office space under... Read more »
  • It's a sign: Comet expands in San Antonio
    ​​​​​​​SAN ANTONIO ​– ​Locally based Comet Signs has tripled its local footprint with a 166,000-sf lease at the corner of I-10 E. and I-410 E.The company​ is taking up the entirety of HPI Real Estate Services & Investments' warehouse and office building at 5003 Stout Dr. Comet's most recent operation was a 50,000-sf warehouse... Read more »
  • National housing affordability at ten-year low
    ​​​​​WASHINGTON – A modest increase in interest rates and home prices kept housing affordability at a ten-year low in third quarter 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI).In all, 56.4 percent of homes sold between the beginning of July and end of... Read more »
  • Parkway building 600-space parking garage at Phoenix Tower
    ​​​​​​​​​​​​HOUSTON – Parkway Property Investments LLC is building a 600-space parking garage annex at Phoenix Tower, a 34-story office building at 3200 Southwest Fwy​. in ​Greenway Plaza.The eight-story, 247,000-sf structure​ will adjoin the tower's existing eight-floor parking garage. Work will start before the end of the year and wrap up in late 2019. HOK is... Read more »
  • 63K-sf office Landing in Cedar Park
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    ​​​​​CEDAR PARK – Aquila Commercial will develop Cross Creek Landing, a 63,297-sf office project at 1310 E. Whitestone Blvd.The three-story building will be within walking distance of The Grove mixed-use development.Delivery is slated for early 2020.... Read more »
  • Tech alum adding $6M to Pavilion
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    ​​​​​​LUBBOCK – The Texas Tech Alumni Association started on an expansion of the Frazier Alumni Pavilion at 2800 Drive of Champions. The $6 million expansion will include a 4,200-sf event area, upstairs terrace, and an expanded kitchen and maintenance area. It will bring the facility to 28,000 sf. It is expected to be complete by... Read more »
  • Newmark Homes completes $10M Katy HQ
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    ​​KATY – Newmark Homes has completed construction of its 24,000-sf building at the intersection of I-10 and W. Grand Pkwy. N. Newmark’s office and desig​n center will be on the second floor of the building and take up about half of the rentable space. The remaining 12,000 sf are available for least. ​The company will move... Read more »
  • Multifamily developer acquires Frisco Square land
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    ​​​​​​​FRISCO – B/K Multifamily and Arcadia Realty Corp. have purchased 25 acres at the northeast corner of the Dallas North Tollway and Cotton Gin Rd. in Frisco Square.The property is zoned for more than 1,600 apartments, condos, and other residential units. It is next door to the Kilby, a 259-unit apartment project... Read more »
  • Canadian hotel chain opens first U.S. location in Plano
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    ​​​PLANO – The Sandman Signature Plano – Frisco Hotel has opened at 8451 Parkwood Blvd. The 233-room hotel's on-site restaurant, called Moxie's Grill & Bar, opened in September. ​It is Canada-based Northland Properties Corporation’s first location in the United States.... Read more »
  • Deep in the Park of Aggieland Business
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    ​​​​​​COLLEGE STATION – Aggieland Business Park is gaining new tenants as the second phase of executive suites nears completion at Raymond Stotzer Pkwy. and Jones Rd.The 133-acre business park has available lots for manufacturing, warehouse, office, distribution, or R&D development.The second executive office property, The Suites II, will offer build-to-suit executive suites ranging... Read more »