Why developer Monte Anderson is betting big on this urbanist market in DeSoto

DeSoto, TX - It is impossible to find a vegan restaurant in DeSoto.  Normally omniscient Google isn't much help — a search throws up a Cracker Barrel off the I-35, a Subway, a strip mall Chinese joint that also serves pizza. Not exactly vegan.

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How Belmont Hotel developer turned warehouse full of dead raccoons into a south Oak Cliff anchor

Oak Cliff  - For decades, the warehouse on Polk Street south of the Tyler/Vernon DART station in Oak Cliff was the home of the Dixie Wax Paper Company. They made, unsurprisingly, wax paper — the very same wax paper that lines Dixie Cups.

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A Snow Cone Stand and a Dream: Southern Dallas Open for Business

Dallas, TX - Representatives from the Red Bird Entrepreneur Center, Impact House, GoodWork, the Fair Park Entrepreneur Center (The District), Tyler Station, and the Grow DeSoto Business Incubator gathered on June 15 to describe their progress, strategies, and their aspirations for Southern Dallas.

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DeSoto Welcomes Business Incubator, Entrepreneurs

DeSoto, TX - Transformation is in the air in the City of DeSoto. Moreover, the change serves as a godsend for local entrepreneurs trying to get their businesses off the ground.

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Surprise heavyweight contenders emerge as third group to compete for control of Fair Park

Dallas, TX - When the new year begins, three groups will vie for the keys to Fair Park, one of which is an out-of-nowhere heavyweight contender that turned in its proposal two hours before Friday afternoon's deadline.

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Dallas real estate mogul Monte Anderson says ‘green’ is good

Dallas, TX - (March, 2014) Commercial real estate developer Monte Anderson is known in Dallas for leasing, sales, property management and development of commercial property, but less well known is the eco-friendly way he approaches it.

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Monte Anderson to Keynote National Gathering

Minneapolis, MN - (July, 2014) Strong Towns is proud to announce that Monte Anderson, President of Options Real Estate, will keynote the Strong Towns National Gathering September 12-14 in Minneapolis.

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The Oak Cliff Gambler

Dallas, TX - (May, 2006) It’s a little past five on a recent Tuesday afternoon, and people who’ve called it a day are unwinding in the lounge and on the patio at the Belmont Hotel’s BarBelmont. They look relaxed as they sip smart cocktails, munch on tapas, and take in the grand splendor of the sunset reflecting off the downtown Dallas skyline.

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Monte Anderson Channels Belmont Sale Money Into More South Dallas Development

Dallas, TX - (11/23/15) Monte Anderson thrives on shaking up standard ways of thinking about development in Dallas.  After he sold the historic Belmont Hotel five months ago, a bellwether renovation and restoration project that put his name on the map in 2005, he got right back to work doing what he does best.

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Q&A: Developer Monte Anderson shares his ideas for southern Dallas

Dallas, TX - (Jan. 2015) Real estate developer Monte Anderson reinvented the Belmont Hotel almost 10 years ago, and he focuses his work on Oak Cliff and southern suburbs — Duncanville, DeSoto and Midlothian.

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