Alta Strand Construction Site Tour

Recently the Womble studio took a tour of the Alta Strand construction site in the Dallas Design District. This 400 unit, 5-story wood framed multifamily residential project stretches nearly 1000 feet along Turtle Creek and an extension of the Trinity Strand Trail. The long linear site itself brought many challenges with access …

Brisco Carpenter Livestock Center Tour

  Recently, the Gomez Studio did a construction tour of the Brisco Carpenter Livestock Center at Fair Park. Sandra Beer (the project leader) led the studio on a tour of this project and discussed the challenges of working on a unique project type located in a National Historic District. In …

GFF Project Featured in Magazine for America’s Coolest Stores

“The outside looks like a pub, and the inside looks like a chocolate shop.” -Kelly Mitchell INSTORE magazine recently ranked Kelly Mitchell Fine Jewelry as one of America’s coolest stores! It’s no wonder as this GFF Interiors project offers clientele an adventurous luxury experience, including jewelry housed in unique “pastry” …

TREC Young Guns Tour 3700M

On Thursday, May 29th, the Real Estate Council Young Guns participated in an About Town hard hat tour of the 472,000 mixed use development 3700 M. Tour leaders were Neal Sleeper of Cityplace Company, Larry Good and Laura Eder of GFF, and Will Pender of Rogers O’Brien Construction. This project …

Alta Maple Station Construction Site Tour

On Friday, April 25, Gomez Studio took a tour of the Alta Maple Station construction site. The 248 unit, 4-story, wood-frame, multi-family project is well underway close to the corner of Maple Avenue and Inwood Road, directly adjacent to the Dart Inwood Station. Sited on a tricky property to plan, …

Clinkinbeard Quarter

Last Thursday, I gave a tour to Young Guns group from TREC of David Spence’s (Good Space) retail campus at the corner of N Tyler Street and W Davis Street called Clinkinbeard Quarter. Good Space added 16,000 SF of retail space in a one-story, brick building built in 1922, to …

The Ginger Man at the Lakewood Shopping Center

  Sara and I went to go see the construction site of The Ginger Man in Lakewood Shopping Center. Currently finishing out the interiors, the construction crew is moving quick enough to make Sara say “Wow! I can’t believe how fast you’re moving!”, loud enough to hear over the concrete …

Plano Lexus Out & About

GFF recently oversaw the completion of Park Place Motors Plano Lexus. The facility has been making appearances in local media and print. The Dallas Morning News’ Terry Brown interviewed Park Place owner Ken Schnitzer in a short video and the facility was also featured in the Plano neighborhood blog. The …

GFF Project Wins 2011 Preservation Achievement Award

GFF’s (GFF) renovation of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Dallas’ Arts District was recently selected to receive a 2011 Preservation Achievement Award, given by Preservation Dallas. This marks the 12th year for the Achievement Awards, which recognize Dallas’ most outstanding projects involving the preservation, rehabilitation, and enhancement of Dallas’ …

GFF Architect Jon Rollins Discusses Dealey Plaza Facelift on KERA

Fundraising has begun on completing the Dallas landmark’s facelift before the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 2013. Good Fulton & Farrell completed the first phase of renovations to Dealey Plaza in 2008. Phase One included replacement of deteriorated concrete paving adjacent to the Houston …