Bisnow’s New Construction and Development Summit

Billingsley SVP investments and build-to-suits Marijke Lantz (far right, with Pegasus Ablon asset management VP Mark Roppolo and Younger Partners partner Moody Younger) says Billingsley’s 1,000-acre Cypress Waters project at LBJ and Belt Line opened 675 multifamily units (that were pre-leased) and has three buildings under construction, one with a HQ company, one spec, and activity is so strong that the firm is following up with another spec building…. Read more »

Dallas News: Fashion retailer J. Hilburn leases a north Dallas HQ

Men’s fashion retailer J. Hilburn has rented space in a North Dallas office tower for its home office. The company leased 26,000 square feet in the Park Central 3 building on LBJ Freeway. Brant Landry of E. Smith Realty Partners negotiated the lease with Nora Hogan, Robert Deptula and Natalie Snyder of Transwestern and Kathy Permenter… Read more »

Dallas Business Journal – September 5, 2013 – Billingsley to begin work on ReachLocal office building

Dallas-based development firm Billingsley Co. will begin construction on its latest office project in Plano by the end of the month. Once developed, the 180,000-square-foot, three-story building at 6111 W. Plano Pkwy. will serve as the regional offices for Woodland Hills, Calif.-based online marketing firm ReachLocal Inc., which currently operates from the International Business Park…. Read more »

DallasNews BizBeatBlog – Dallas real estate firm expands industrial operations

Dallas commercial real estate company Younger Partners is expanding its industrial property operations with the addition of a new exec. Carter T. Crow has joined the firm as a managing partner charged with growing the company’s warehouse business.  Full Article

Insight: Quick Stats – GDP

According to the final estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), real gross domestic product (GDP) in the U.S. grew at an annualized rate of 1.8 percent during the first quarter of 2013, a downward revision from the prior estimate of 2.4 percent annual growth. In comparison, real GDP growth was was a very weak… Read more »

Insight: Quick Stats – Texas Economic Analysis

All the world’s a stage, but if Texas were a country where would it rank on the global stage? One measure of comparison is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or total output of goods and services produced by a country or, in this case, Texas. According to statistics just released by the Bureau of Economic… Read more »

University of Oklahoma’s 2013 Regents’ Alumni Award Honoree – Trae Anderson

Presented by the OU Board of Regents and OU Alumni Association, the Regents’ Alumni Award honors the important roles of OU alumni and supporters to the life of the university. A committee formed by the Alumni Association selects the award recipients from nominations made by alumni, friends, and OU faculty and staff. Each year’s recipients… Read more »

RealPoints: Spec Office in the Works at Billingsley Co.’s Cypress Waters

Younger Partners will handle leasing for the new office facility, as well as build-to-suit projects. Moody Younger said market conditions favor the Cypress Waters development, and cited the project’s freeway access, proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and amenities like a 362-acre lake as key lures. “There are limited big-block vacancies, and transaction momentum increases… Read more »