Real Estate | URBAN
The DB2RE Urban team was formed to provide the market with brokers who understand the complexities of redevelopment opportunities and urban infill land developments within the Dallas urban core. Our team specializes in the reemerging submarkets surrounding Downtown Dallas including: The Medical District, Design District, Uptown, Trinity Groves, North Oak Cliff, The Cedars, Fair Park, Deep Ellum, East Dallas, and Downtown. DB2RE Urban possesses a deep understanding of the culture and an unparalleled insight of the market. DB2RE Urban draws from a rooted foundation of industry relationships and a highly energized work ethic to deliver exceptional value to our clients. It is our goal to share our passion for the Dallas real estate urban market to deliver results.
Downtown Dallas has a unique feel that blends landmarks of the past with new cultural destinations. The Dallas Museum of Art, Winspear Opera House and Meyerson Symphony Center headline the nation’s largest continuous Arts District. Downtown’s Main Street District offers iconic office buildings like the Comerica Bank and Bank of America Towers along with historic Dealey Plaza, The Joule Hotel and the Neiman Marcus flagship store. Acting as the hub for the city’s activities, over 9,000 residents and 135,000 employees call Downtown home.
The city’s most vibrant neighborhood located in the heart of Dallas. Uptown is a community where residents, employees and visitors alike can enjoy a true work-live-play environment. This style of urban living has attracted young professionals and strengthened employment bases. Whether going to an event at the American Airlines Center, running on the Katy Trail, or visiting the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, there is an activity for everyone within walking distance.
This neighborhood employs over 30,000 people and sees approximately 2.6 million patients a year. $2 Billion in new medical construction has driven mixed-use projects to accommodate surging housing and retail demand.
Formerly an industrial warehouse district, the Design District is comprised of design showrooms, art galleries, fine dining establishments, and most recently office and multifamily high-rise developments. It’s long blocks and well-designed “grid” layout has grabbed the attention of both developers and residents. The neighborhood is evolving into a cultural hub attracting creative and entrepreneurial residents, as well as fast growing business owners that require access to Dallas’ center for commerce.
The newly completed Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and the Restaurant Incubator program have attracted diverse concepts to Trinity Groves through the support of chefs and restauranteurs. Unobstructed views of the Dallas Skyline have given Dallas residents a new iconic destination, which has forged the way for development on the west side of the Trinity River.
North Oak Cliff
One word to describe North Oak Cliff would be Views. This is what has drawn multi-family developers to cross over the Trinity and begin to look for opportunities. Book-ended by Trinity Groves and Bishop Arts and anchored by the iconic Belmont Hotel, North Oak Cliff bodes well to the millennial transplant looking for a unique place to live close to the Dallas business district. Kessler Park being home to both young families and empty nesters makes this district attractive for all ages. Look to North Oak Cliff to become Dallas’ next residential boom.
The Bishop Arts District’s dense, yet small scale collection of independently-owned shops and restaurants gives residents and visitors the timeless feel of neighborhood and community. This eclectic combination has revitalized the area and opened opportunity for developers and owners to add to this historic Dallas sub-market.
Home to a range of diverse industries, urban living, creative office space and bustling nightlife, the Cedars is a lively community located south of downtown. The Dallas Heritage Village, Gilleys, Nylo Hotel attract both tourist and creative and residents. The Cedars will be the home for Dallas’ first high speed rail line that will carry passengers between Houston and Dallas. This will make the area the new center for both business and travel.
Fair Park is known as the only intact and unaltered world fair site remaining in the United States. Long lasting traditions like the Texas State Fair and Cotton Bowl have been an anchor to the city of Dallas. With existing art deco buildings gradually being upgraded to modern building standards, Fair Park is the “what’s next” neighborhood in Dallas.
Once a mecca for blues and jazz artists, Deep Ellum continues to be Dallas’ hub for music and nightlife. It’s established, artistic culture has attracted many music venues, restaurants, and creative office spaces to the area. Historic buildings, small blocks and dozens of colorful murals and public art make this neighborhood ideal for residents and visitors.
East Dallas is one of Dallas’ most historic retail and residential districts. Its neighborhoods like the M Streets, Lakewood, and Swiss Avenue have attracted young families because of its proximity to strong employment centers while maintaining reasonable home pricing compared to other Dallas neighborhoods. East Dallas is also home to some of Dallas’ iconic retail districts like Knox/Henderson and Lower Greenville, making it a destination for creative restauranteurs and boutique retailers.