Dallas Tech Firm Redevelopment

Tech firm more than doubling its office in downtown Dallas redevelopment

A high tech firm is more than doubling its footprint in a new downtown Dallas redevelopment. Digital firm OrderMyGear has rented 23,000 square feet of offices in the new East Quarter redevelopment along Commerce Street at Cesar Chavez. The building where the company is expanding at 2211 Commerce Street was a Cadillac auto dealership back […]

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber CEO tapped to lead U.S. Hispanic Chamber

Ramiro Cavazos, president and CEO of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, has been chosen to lead the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as the national organization’s new president and CEO. While Cavazos could not immediately be reached for comment, members of the local Hispanic Chamber’s board confirmed that he will be leaving their […]

Houston Multifamily Investor

Houston multifamily investor plans to reach $1B in revenue in 5 years

Within the next five years, Swapnil Agarwal wants to see his two real estate companies collectively double in headcount and reach $1 billion in revenue. The founder, CEO and managing partner of Houston-based Nitya Capital and Karya Property Management expects the companies’ multifamily portfolio to grow to at least 20,000 units within the next five […]

IndyCar Racing

It’s official: COTA racetrack adds IndyCar event for 2019

The IndyCar Series is coming to Austin. The open-wheel auto race will land at Circuit of The Americas in Southeast Austin on March 22-24, 2019, according to an announcement. The official word from COTA confirmed reports from last week that IndyCar could be coming to the Texas capital. COTA founder and Chairman Bobby Epstein said […]

San Antonio Airport Development

San Antonio airport to get $25M multihangar development

Western LLC, a design-build and development firm specializing in aviation-related projects, plans to transform a nearly 9-acre site at San Antonio International Airport into a $25 million, built-to-suit corporate hangar hub. The Hawker Beechcraft site will be redeveloped to accommodate seven hangars ranging in size from 12,000 to more than 15,000 square feet with attached […]

Amazon HQ 2

Amazon HQ2 ‘prosperity bomb’ looms large if dropped on Dallas

“This place is massive,” I said as I donned my safety vest this week for a tour of Amazon’s DFW6 fulfillment center in Coppell. But the million-plus square foot facility full of merchandise-moving robots and Huggies diapers and Instapots bound for babies’ bottoms and kitchen counters nationwide pales in comparison to Amazon’s grand prize: a […]

houston homes

How Houston’s higher- and lower-priced homes appreciated in the past 5 years

At the upper end of Houston’s housing market, centrally-located single-family homes priced above $1 million appreciated 4 percent while homes between $100,000 and $250,000 depreciated 12 percent over the five-year period that ended June 30, 2018, according to local broker associate Paige Martin. [Read more]   About SwiftLease SwiftLease is focused specifically on assisting our […]