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West 7th Fort WorthWhen you think about all the nightlife, entertainment, and cultural attractions Fort Worth has to offer, the West 7th District is probably what comes to mind first. Spanning 5 city blocks and arguably the most pedestrian-friendly neighborhood in all of DFW, West 7th has everything from fine dining and popular entertainment venues to all kinds of different boutiques and specialty retailers that make it a great place to do a little shopping.

Anymore, it’s hard to imagine Fort Worth without the vibrant energy surrounding West 7th, but it’s actually a relatively new cultural district that wasn’t fully developed until fairly recently. Since its opening back in 2010, it’s also continued to grow and expand, and now it features over 900,000 square feet of

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If you’re looking for luxury along with the comfort and convenience of a gated community, look no further than the new Midtown Park community that’s being built by Chesmar Homes. Also conveniently located within the LBJ 635 Loop, Midtown Park sits only about a half mile from he Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, and also only a few short minutes from the Dart rail station at Walnut Hill.

The homes in Midtown Park are impressive, but also rather unique for a new detached community and something you’d expect from a very high-density area. Floor plans offer at least 2,361 square feet, while layouts are three levels and built up rather than out.

Inside, select units feature an elevator that has stops on all 3 floors, ceramic tile in the public areas,

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2525 McKinnon New Mixed Use Urban DevelopmentNeighbors in Uptown, Dallas TX demanded a new mixed-use urban development to replace the old Xerox office site and as they say "Ask and You shall Receive". Arguably one of the most prominent new construction projects in Dallas' Uptown neighborhood began earlier this summer with the sale of an old Xerox office site. The more than 10-acre Xerox property at the northeast corner of North Central Expressway and Haskell Avenue just north of downtown will soon be home to a residential tower, luxury hotel, shopping, and restaurants plus two office towers, according to preliminary plans prepared by De La Vega Development.

Development of the old Xerox campus is likely to draw a lot of attention from nearby homeowners. The neighbors said they wanted more urban-style

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Pecan Square Homes For Sale - NorthlakeAnother new mega-development is in the works, this time in a location that sits directly between Fort Worth and Denton in suburban Northlake. According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, Hillwood Communities will be developing the new 1,157-acre Pecan Square community, which is expected to have over 600 homes in the first phase alone, and over 3,000 homes once fully built-out. 

Part of the land in which Pecan Square will occupy was previously used as an equestrian center and still features existing horse stables and various horse farm buildings. Hillwood doesn't plan to use those buildings as stables anymore, but rather repurpose them into a community center for resident use. 

Home builders for the first phase of Pecan Square have also

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Fiji Townhomes For SaleIf you don't think affordable townhouses are moving faster than ever in DFW, take a closer look at what’s going on over at the Fiji Townhomes—a red hot new project from Sphinx Development. 

Located over in the trendy Bishop Arts District, the Fiji Townhomes development first caught our eye all the way back in September of 2016, around the time when the project first hit the MLS. Not long after, we also highlighted the project again in February when options and opportunities left to buy here were already limited. 

Fast forward roughly 8 months and now phase ll of the development completely sold out while still under construction, with phase lll already being planned. 

Along with quality construction and a highly desirable location, Fiji Townhomes

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Luxury Homes For Sale in Dallas While Dallas is considered relatively affordable compared to other major coastal markets like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York, plenty of ultra-luxe homes, mansions, and estates help fill out the DFW housing market that are easily just as impressive as any other luxury home you’d find elsewhere. 

Currently, the most expensive home for sale in Dallas is the former Tom Hicks estate, which actually just sold back towards the beginning of 2016 and is now back on the market for a cool $48.9 million. Other elite properties currently on the open market range from $10 to $25 million, and the inventory of single-family homes $1 million and over is now just over 500 listings overall. 

But if you’re truly wanting to only see the best of the best, take

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Residences at Park District DallasGood news for anybody who plans to be in the market for a new luxury apartment in Dallas early in 2018. According to reports, developers have finally topped out on the new Residences at Park District high-rise, which at 34 stories high is now Uptown’s tallest tower, and pre-leasing could begin as early as January. 

Developed by Trammell Crow Co.’s High Street Residential, the Residences at Park District features a whopping 228 luxury apartments, and of course a full compliment of lavish lifestyle amenities that won’t disappoint.  

Included is a state-of-the-art business center, and equally impressive fitness center, a resort-style swimming pool, a resident lounge with a full kitchen, and even a dog park on-site for all you pet owners out there. 

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Dallas Apartments It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that $25,000 a month for an apartment in downtown Dallas was laughable. But heading into the final 2 months of 2017, that’s exactly what the asking price is for the city’s most expensive condo for rent. 

Not surprisingly, this particular unit is housed inside The Residences at W Dallas, which is arguably the most exclusive residential tower in all of Texas. 

Even still, a five figure asking price for a DFW apartment was once a rare occurrence, and not even that long ago. But as more jobs and more people continue to pour into North Texas, prices are going up and so is the inventory of ultra-luxe apartments that command an ultra-luxe budget. 

At the time of this post, just 7 condos for rent are listed for

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Corrigan Tower Apartments DallasThe apartment market in Dallas is booming right now and one particular building that’s getting plenty of attention from prospective renters is the recently-converted Corrigan Tower. 

Located at Pacific Avenue and St. Paul Street, this former 18-story office tower now features 150 spectacular apartment residences, along with ground-level retail space and a rooftop swimming pool and sundeck that offers sweeping views of the downtown Dallas landscape. 

According to a recent piece in the Dallas Morning News, the redevelopment cost of Corrigan Tower and the old Tower Petroleum building next door exceeds $100 million, but that includes a total overhaul from the basement all the way up to the rooftop deck. 

Rental prices at Corrigan Tower are

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New Construction Townhomes DFWJust about every property-type or housing category has been hot in DFW over the last couple years, but townhouses have become especially appealing to today’s modern home buyers. Most DFW townhomes for sale live much like a single-family home, but home owners also enjoy the comfort and convenience of a maintenance-free lifestyle. 

So if you’re in the market for a townhouse somewhere in the DFW region and also prefer new construction, here’s a closer look at just a few desirable options that probably won’t last long: 

York Place - Dallas TX

From both a location and a value standpoint, it’s hard to imagine a better opportunity than York Place when it comes to new construction townhouses in Dallas. We love the style and design of York Place, and as

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