D Real Estate Daily Anniversary Party: Photo Recap

Andrew Schendle, Calvin Hull, Sam Hocker
Andrew Schendle, Calvin Hull, Sam Hocker

D Real Estate Daily recently celebrated its two-year anniversary—and the 40th anniversary of Bryan Tower—with a party on the 35th floor of the iconic downtown Dallas office building. More than 200 commercial real estate pros stopped by, including David Pinsel, Linda McMahon, Jack Gosnell, Ralph Hawkins, and Phil Puckett.

Before the news site’s top 12 most popular contributing editors were revealed, several execs shared memories of their early roles at Bryan Tower, which opened in 1973. Chuck Dannis spoke about helping to pay his way through college by working construction on the project when it got under way in 1971. Wayne Swearingen and Sam Hocker—who wore a hard hat from the building’s ground-breaking ceremony—talked about giving the project its original name (2001 Bryan) and early leasing strategies.

Host Spire Realty Group gave away several door prizes—including an 1858 Uberti Remington .45 Colt revolver, similar to the one used by the famous gunfighter Doc Holliday, whose dentist office was located on the site where Bryan Tower now stands. Jones Lang LaSalle’s Calvin Hull was the lucky winner.

Here are additional photos from the party, taken by Chad Mancin.

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D CEO’s Amber Terrell congratulates D Real Estate Daily’s most-read contributing editor, Susan Arledge.
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Door-prize winner Calvin Hull of JLL strikes a “Charlie’s Angels” pose with, from left, D CEO’s Amber Terrell, Christin Walls, and Caley-Rae Pavillard.
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JJ Williams, Judy Pantello, Sam Hocker
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Tim Terrell, Jon Altschuler
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Sanders Thompson, Wayne Swearingen, John Crawford
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Celebrating and networking on the 35th floor of Bryan Tower.
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Billy Gannon, Andrew Schendle, Mack Haisten
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Riis Christensen, Michele Bailey
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Susan Arledge, Mike Gosslee, Calvin Hull, Carl Ewert, Sam Hocker
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Andrew Schendle, Linda Burns
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Meeting and greeting at D Real Estate Daily’s anniversary event.
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Ed Nash, Greg Pierce
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Lon Loveless, Chris Lipscomb, Phillip Smith
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Joanna Singleton, McKay Heim
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Dana Walters, Lesley Leahy, Erin Wiltz
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Susan Arledge, Art Green, Lynn Dowdle
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Kevin Hays, Liz Stutts, Stephanie Taylor