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The Altman Companies Breaks Ground on Altís Lakeline

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of luxury apartment communities, has broken ground on its first development in Austin, Texas. Located at 12700 Ridgeline Blvd., the 354-unit Altís Lakeline is rich with features and amenities.

Stream Realty in Design Phase on 271,000 SF, 12-Story Office and Retail Development

Stream Realty Partners, a national real estate services, development and investment firm, is finalizing the design phase on a 12-story, 271,000 square foot development.

Lee & Associates Names Trey Fricke Recipient of Leaders of Lee Award

DALLAS - December 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recognition of over a decade of excellence in commercial real estate, Trey Fricke, SIOR, principal at Lee & Associates Dallas-Fort Worth, was one of the recipients of the 2013 Leaders of Lee award at the Lee broker’s summit, which was held recently in Las Vegas. The award was created to give recognition to those who have made exceptional contributions to the firm and the industry, as a whole.

Mountain Real Estate Capital Tops $150 Million Invested in 2013 After Latest Texas Land...

Torrance, CA - May 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mountain Real Estate Capital (MREC) and Houston-based Land Tejas Companies (Tejas) announce a recapitalization of another of Tejas’ master planned communities, Harmony in North Houston, located just a few miles from the new ExxonMobil campus. Harmony will include over 2,000 residential home sites, a $6 million aquatics complex and premium residences being built by Perry Homes, Ashton Woods Homes, CastleRock Communities, Darling Homes, First Texas Homes, Village Builders, Westin Homes and Highland Homes. Development of Harmony is being managed by Johnson Development Corporation.

Westwood Financial Corp. Purchases Carrollton Retail Center

Torrance, CA - November 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Westwood Financial Corp., one of the largest owner-operators of shopping centers in the U.S., has purchased the 14,500-square-foot Carrollton Retail Center in Texas. Westwood closed the transaction from start to finish in only three weeks.

Lee & Associates Procures 38,000SF Industrial Lease

Torrance, TX - October 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker-owned commercial real estate services firm, brokered the lease of 38,000 square feet in a 152,000-square-foot industrial building at 5300 George McVay, McAllen, Texas.

SPERRY VAN NESS INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS PRESENCE IN NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS

IRVINE, CA - April 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sperry Van Ness International Corporation, a national franchisor for commercial real estate brokerages, today announced the addition of a new franchise in New Braunfels, Texas. The new franchise is part of Sperry Van Ness International Corporation’s national expansion program which started in 2001 and has grown to more than 1,400 advisors and staff representing more than 150 markets today.

Lee & Associates Closes on $6.5 Million Retail Sale

Torrance, CA - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, the nation’s largest broker owned commercial brokerage firm, has closed on the $6.5 million sale of a 14,641-square-foot retail property leased by CVS Pharmacy, located at 10522 Spring Green Blvd in Katy, Texas.

BETENBOUGH HOMES OPENS ITS FIRST COMMUNITY WITH 100% NAHB RESEARCH CENTER GREEN CERTIFIED HOMES

Midland, TX - June 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Betenbough Homes, based in Lubbock, Texas, officially opened its Legends Park community in Midland, the first community the builder will have featuring all Green Certified homes. Betenbough made the commitment in late 2010 to have all its homes Green Certified by the NAHB Research Center to the National Green Building Standard™ this year. These Green Certified homes will be offered to buyers at no additional cost.

Houston Celebrates National Community Development Week

Houston, TX - April 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Every year, Houston receives more than $35 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, as well as millions of dollars from other Federal funding sources to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the City. These funds are made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and support an array of vital activities and projects benefiting thousands of Houstonians. Activities include the development of community centers, health clinics, schools, parks and multi-family housing, as well as providing home repairs for the elderly and down payment assistance to help families achieve the American dream. In addition, funding is used to provide crucial social services to countless community organizations serving the homeless, at-risk youth, seniors and persons with disabilities

91 Unit Dallas Apartment Property Is Latest Acquisition For Texas Apartment Buyer Group

Austin, TX - November 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- based Anew Realty Group, LLC has purchased the 91-unit apartment property Highland Oaks at 2121 West Irving Boulevard in Irving, Texas. The purchase was facilitated by the Marcus & Millichap Dallas office.

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How to Prevent Accidents and Injuries at the Workplace

According to a study published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry in the past year.