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Logistics of building a $2B 4,500 home subdivision


It takes a lot of $$$ as in $2B + to build a 4,500 home subdivision.   Besides money the logistics of putting the puzzle together, so to speak, is probably in excess of 10 plus years by the time the developer gets to pouring the foundation for home # 4500. But that’s what the […]

Jerry’s taking his Blue Star Land to Prosper


Blue Star Land heads North And in case you’re not familiar with where Prosper, TX is……it’s just eight miles due north up the DNT from The Star in Frisco and will be known as the Gates of Prosper. As we all know Blue Star Land, The Jones Families Real Estate development division, thinks through all aspects […]

Real Estate Development Progresses in Plano


Steve Brown/Real Estate Editor for DMN always keeps readers ‘in the know’!  Here’s a perfect example from Steve’s May 18, 2015 Biz Beat Blog on Liberty Mutual’s new West Plano office campus in the $2 billion Legacy West mixed-use development. For those that might not be familiar with Steve Brown ….. he is the longstanding […]

What does a Waffle Wagon have to do with new homes?


New Homes for Baby Boomers in Dallas New home builders like Dunhill Homes out of DALLAS  utilize The Waffle Wagon out of Denton to promote the opening of  new subdivisions to both REALTORS and potential new home buyers. The last time I met with Chris Hartley, VP of Marketing for Dunhill Homes, indicated that Dunhill Homes is starting […]

Big Deal to Dallas


Big Deal to Dallas based Santander Consumer USA Inc consolidation will bring 700 to 1,000 employees into the central business district Santander is majority (65%) owned by Banco Santander concentrating on auto financing (such as CarMax) and consumer lending. It has been noted a number of Banco Santander’s North Texas subsidiaries will consolidate within up […]

Dallas Midtown – LBJ and Preston Road a $3 Billion + Project


Creating a one of a kind Dallas Midtown development Never thought about LBJ and Preston Road being noted as Dallas Midtown. But when someone is planning to spend $3 Billion + like The Beck Group, I guess you can name a development anything you like. So here’s the bottom line on what’s being developed by […]