One of the area’s most recognizable office buildings has changed hands. Dallas-based Gaedeke Group has acquired Millennium Tower, buying the 351,683-square-foot property from KBS Realty Advisors in an all-cash deal.
A surprisingly large crowd, given the impending ice storm in Dallas, attended the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtor’s 2013 Stemmons Service Awards event last night, held at the newly renovated Fashion Industry Gallery on Ross Avenue.
DF Market Holdings is making headway on its plans for the Dallas Farmers Market. SideDish’s Nancy Nichols met with Brian Bergersen of Spectrum Properties and Jack Gosnell of UCR to get an update on the project. She learned that DF Market Holdings has hired Dan Rizzie, the former Dallas painter and 80s contemporary art icon, to design the market’s new logo. She also got a look at site plans for the redevelopment, designed by Good Fulton & Farrell.
Quadrant Investment Properties LLC has acquired Preston Trail Atrium, a 122,000-square-foot office property at 17330 Preston Road in North Dallas, near Preston Trail Golf Club. The seller was Cawley Partners; terms were not disclosed.
About 1,200 attended The Real Estate Council’s 21st annual Giving Gala, which raised more than $550,000 for the organization’s foundation. Here are some photos from the event, taken by James Edward.
As part of its push to create a world class center for real estate education, research, and leadership, Southern Methodist University has tapped a director for its Robert and Margaret Folsom Institute for Real Estate. He’s Joseph Cahoon, former managing director of the Real Estate and Finance Center at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business, where he has also served as lecturer in graduate and undergraduate real estate finance since 2009.
Last year, former Dallas banking executive Ed Curtis launched CEOlink, an invitation-only group that helps newly relocated top execs connect with those who already live and work here. With backing from Mavericks President Donnie Nelson and Jack Matthews of Matthews Southwest, the company, recently rebranded as Y Texas, has a sizeable Dallas presence and has expanded into Austin, too.
Longtime Dallas commercial real estate executive Jim Vanderslice passed away late Sunday afternoon, after a long and valiant battle with cancer. He was diagnosed about seven years ago with multiple myeloma, a cancer of white blood cells.
Emersons Commercial Management has joined forces with CASE Commercial Real Estate Partners. It’s the second merger deal for CASE this year. In January, John Bowles Co. became part of the CASE platform.
Kelley Ahrens and Austin Barrett have joined CBRE’s North Texas healthcare services group. They’ll provide transaction and consulting services to institutional and private investors, along with healthcare systems, practice groups, and physicians.