Written by: Bianca R. Montes
North Texas was one of the nation’s top commercial real estate markets in 2020, despite challenges brought on by the pandemic. And last night, D CEO held its first in-person event in over a year to honor the region’s top transactions, dealmakers, developers, and other key players.
Written by: Tessa Gubbins
In January, some people who ordinarily like a drink or two take the month to abstain from alcohol. It’s a way to do a reset after the holidays, to start the year “clean” — and taking a day or two off is surely not such a terrible thing. (Or so we’ve heard.)
No such tradition exists for February, whose various romantic-minded celebrations and other holidays often require cocktails, Champagne, or both.
Here are 5 places for those are back off the wagon:
Written by: Ken Kalthoff
A group of residents and property owners in what’s known as the Dallas 2030 District are working to promote green buildings and action against climate change.
The district includes parts of Downtown, Uptown, the Design District and Medical District where the goal is 50% reduction in energy, water and transportation consumption by 2030.
Written by Teresa Gubbins
Christmas-themed bars have emerged as a hot trend for 2020 and there’s a new one to add to the list: Called St. Henry Winter Wonderland, it’s a holiday pop-up bar that’ll reside on the rooftop of The Henry, the popular Fox Restaurant Concepts restaurant located at the Union Dallas building at 2301 N. Akard St.
Written by Megan Ziots
I find it strange when someone tells me that they love going to the grocery store. To me, it’s more of a hassle and something I put off for as long as I can, at least I until I run out of coffee and dark chocolate. But, Dallas has really been stepping up its game lately with more boutique-ish market style grocery stores, as well as some brand new big name places.
Written by Steven Lindsey
Whether you have a favorite holiday tradition or you’re looking to start a new one, you’ll find so many festive events in Dallas that even Santa would have trouble experiencing them all. Luckily for you, we’re highlighting 21 ways to catch the holiday spirit this year, so bundle up (including your face mask), then surround yourself with sparkly lights, laughter, and the sound of jingle bells around every corner of North Texas.
Written by Virginia Reynolds and Megan Ziots
Tacos are a Texas staple — and not just on Tuesday. Dallas’ taco scene has definitely taken major strides in the last few years and now measures up to many taco meccas.
But what’s the No. 1 taco shop in the Dallas area?
You get to decide by voting for your rightful champ in the PaperCity Best Taco Challenge. The winning Dallas taco restaurant takes home serious bragging rights, but you get a chance to win big too.
A new taco-centric restaurant called Taco Lingo will bring the universal language of tacos, music and margaritas to a buzzy neighborhood near the northern edge of downtown Dallas next month.
Located just a few steps north of The Henry restaurant, Taco Lingo springs from REACH Restaurant Group, the braintrust behind Pie Tap Pizza Workshop and Ojos Locos.
Taco Lingo sits a few steps north of The Henry, which opens tomorrow (we told you that a couple of weeks ago) in the new $300 million Union Building at 2301 Akard St.
Written by Sarah Blaskovich
Restaurateur Sam Fox is responsible for a fleet of successful restaurants — chains, essentially. It’s a naughty word.
But, look: After Fox’s company created healthful restaurant True Food Kitchen, it spun off on its own and now counts Oprah Winfrey as one of its investors. Two more Fox restaurants, North Italia and Flower Child, are being bought out by Cheesecake Factory.
Fox is CEO and founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, which CNBC called a “$260 million restaurant empire” in 2016. One of its boutique restaurants, The Henry, has made its Dallas debut.
Written by Claire Ballor, Staff Writer
The final stretch of 2018 brought the year’s highest quarterly absorption for office real estate in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Net absorption in the fourth quarter reached just over 1 million square feet, which surpassed the first three quarters of the year, according to a new report from commercial real estate firm CBRE (NYSE: CBRE). The overall market net absorption for 2018 totaled about 2 million square feet, which fell short of 2.7 million square feet of net absorption in the year prior.
The majority of office activity was focused in the Dallas CBD, Richardson/Plano, and Uptown/Turtle Creek submarkets, and Class A buildings accounted for more than 90 percent of total market absorption, the report said.