Westmount Realty to convert Santa Fe Terminal into lofts

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  DALLAS BUSINESS JOURNAL Published August 6, 2004 Dallas-based Westmount Realty Capital LLC has already started work to convert the Santa Fe Terminal building in Downtown Dallas into 205 loft apartments in a project it calls the SoCo Urban Loft Condominums. The 300,000-square-foot former warehouse was built in 1924 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. To do … Read More

SoCo Condos to Test Downtown Market

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  Santa Fe Terminal conversion emphasized site south of Commerce. By Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published August 4, 2004 Downtown’s largest loft apartment building, the Santa Fe Terminal on Jackson Street, will be converted into condominiums, a move that will be closely watched by other developers. Consumer response to downtown condos has been tepid so … Read More

Westmount Buys Two Buildings

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  By Sandra Baker and Andrea Jares, Staff Writers FORT WORTH STAR TELEGRAM Published June 21, 2004 Westmount Realty Capital, a privately held real estate investment company, has bought two buildings, totaling more than 740,000 square feet of industrial space in Arlington and Dallas. The Dallas-based company bought a 569,287-square-foot building at 109th Street in the Great Southwest Industrial Park. … Read More

Warehouse Investment

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  By Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published June 11, 2004 Investors Cliff Booth and Steve Kanoff of Westmount Realty have acquired more than 740,000 square feet of Dallas-area industrial warehouse space in two transactions. The larger property is a 569,287-square-foot complex in Arlington on 109th Street in Great Southwest Industrial Park. The building south of Interstate … Read More

The Shops at Stevens Park

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  DBJ 2003 Award Winner – Best New Development – Retail/Hospitality DALLAS BUSINESS JOURNAL Published February 27, 2004 The Shops at Stevens Park Helping to revitalize a Dallas neighborhood By Glenda Vosburgh, Assistant Managing Editor OAK CLIFF – The Shops at Stevens Park retail center, anchored by a Home Depot home center, will go up on land once occupied by … Read More

Road to Renewal

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  THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published February 13, 2004 Developers giving Oak Cliff thoroughfare a new lease on life. by Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Fort Worth Avenue got its start as a busy highway connecting Dallas with its namesake to the west. But by the 1990s, it was a road going nowhere, with crumbling motels and cluttered car lots. … Read More

Looking Upward – Lowlight

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  Remembering Bronco Bowl THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published December 22, 2003 All things must pass, but the demise of the Bronco Bowl Theater was not an easy loss to handle for the Dallas-Fort Worth concert scene. Razed to make way for a Home Depot, the 3,500-seat Oak Cliff theater had hosted countless acts in its 42 years – from … Read More

Bronco Bowl: ‘A Crazy Place in the Best Way’

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  THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published August 16, 2003 Fans eulogize venue where bowling, music lived in funky harmony by Tom Maurstad, Pop Culture Critic A lot of years – more than 40 – have produced a lot of identities for the Bronco Bowl. It was a revivalist church hall, a teen nightclub and a bowling showcase. But it earned … Read More

New York Group Buys Area Shopping Center

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  THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published July 15, 2003 A New York investor has paid $17.8 million for a shopping center in North Richland Hills. The Praedium Group LLC said Monday it bought the Richland Centre retail center at the intersection of Loop 820 and State Highway 183 in partnership with Westmount Realty Capital of Dallas. The sale was negotiated … Read More

Two Investors Get $3 Million to turn a Bank into a Hotel

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  City Funding Will Aid in Conversion of Dallas National Tower. Two businessmen have received almost $3 million in city funding to help turn an old Main Street office building into a luxury hotel. The 17-story former Dallas National Bank building has been mostly vacant for 10 years. Robert Colombo and Rene Campos Jr. plan to convert the vintage office … Read More

Lofty Expectations

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  SOUTHERN LIVING Published October 1998 Many Dallas and Houston residents have grown tired of suburbia, so they’re trading their big yards and spacious cars for loft living and a good pair of walking shoes. By: Lynn Ashby (excerpted) We work there. So we eat there. And shop there. And play there. Now we can live there. Finally. After 20 … Read More

Parkway Village plans hotel, office building

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  By: Ronni Sayewitz DALLAS BUSINESS JOURNAL Published April 1998 ADDISON – A Dallas real estate investment group hopes to transform its rebounding retail center into an upscale commercial hub by replacing some of its shops with a hotel and office space. Southwest Properties Group, Inc. is drawing plans to exchange a 22,000 square-foot retail building on the south side … Read More

The Growth Industry

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  Newcomers’ Guide to Dallas/Fort Worth The Growth Industry By: Anne Belli Gesalman THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published July 1997 Downtown resident Cliff Booth sometimes gets a bit lonely rollerblading in the shadows of skyscrapers. But Booth, downtown residential developer, doesn’t plan to be lonely long. That’s because this former Canadian, president of Southwest Properties Group, has recently linked up … Read More

Southwest Properties Makes ‘Opportunistic’ Its Watchword

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  NATIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR Published November 1996 In a real estate climate that’s becoming more institutional, Southwest Properties Group, Inc. is rolling with the punches and coming up a winner. By: Jim Mitchell, Contributing Editor (Excerpted) Being able to react quickly to changing market conditions and take advantage of investment opportunities that present themselves is the goal of most … Read More

Booth Rebuilds $200M Worth of the South

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  By: Suzann D. Silverman, Associate Editor COMMERCIAL PROPERTY NEWS Published October 16, 1995 Clifford Booth left Montreal for Dallas in 1979, when he was 24. He had heard about the booming market. Having been brought up in the art and antiques business, he wanted to open his own shop there. Having also been brought up in real estate, he … Read More

Developer to remodel Village on Parkway

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  By: Steve Brown THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Published October 1995 Developer Southwest Properties Group has purchased the 33-acre Village on the Parkway shopping center on the Dallas North Tollway in Addison and plans a major remodeling of the 14-year old retail complex. The Dallas real estate firm – which also is a big investor in the downtown area – … Read More

The Village Sold for $6 Million

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  By: Dwayne Hartnett TULSA WORLD Published June 1995 Southwest Properties Group, Inc. of Dallas has reached an agreement to purchase The Village at Woodland Hills Shopping Center for in excess of $6 million. The seller is Washington, D.C.-based J.E. Robert Co., an investment firm that acquired the center in 1992 as part of a 25-property package deal with the … Read More