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Ambassador Hotel Tribute Event

Last Wednesday, Jim Lake Companies hosted a tribute event for the great and beloved Ambassador Hotel that burned down May of this year. While a tribute was never in the future plans of the company prior to the fire, it resulted in a memorable gathering that brought together some of the greatest supporters and developers…

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Our July Newsletter Is Here!

An update on the past 3 months at Jim Lake Companies: new tenants, great food, and Amanda Moreno-Lake. Click here to learn about interesting art, the “placemaker” in our office, and what’s attracting people to the Bishop Arts District!

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Tenant Spotlight: Coco’s Fire & Ice

Photo courtesy of Coco’s Fire & Ice Coco’s Fire & Ice serves up authentic Jalisco- and Guanajuato- inspired foods complemented by some of the best cocktails in Dallas. This hidden jewel nestled in the back of Bishop Arts’ 410 Market serves aesthetically- and palate-pleasing meals with a side of live music to top it all…

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BASTILLE DAY IN BISHOP ARTS

Photo courtesy of gooakcliff.com Each year on Bastille Day, Go Oak Cliff, a neighborhood volunteer-run organization, puts on an annual festival in the heart of the Bishop Arts District that celebrates Oak Cliff’s unique French roots. The French national holiday that celebrates the storming of the Bastille—a military fortress and prison—on July 14, 1789, in…

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Amanda Moreno-Lake featured on TRECcast: Market Matters Event

  The Real Estate Council (TREC) is an esteemed members group for real estate professionals in North Texas to grow their network and have first access to breaking industry news. The largest and most influential organization of its kind in Texas, TREC represents more than 2,000 individual members and 600 companies, which makes up 95%…

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Dallas Innovates Names Amanda Moreno-Lake “Placemaker”

This article was originally published in the Spring 2019 edition of the Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate Review and was written by Lance Murray. View the original article here. “A ‘no’ always meant ‘maybe’ to me,” says real estate developer Moreno-Lake. That determined nature and an entrepreneurial mindset has led to success in building communities…

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Historic Ambassador Hotel Destroyed in Fire

Around 1:30 am on Tuesday morning of May 28th, 2019, approximately 100 firefighters responded to a call at 1312 South Ervay Street about a large fire at the vacant Ambassador Hotel near downtown Dallas in the Cedars neighbourhood. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.  The fire burned through sunrise, completely devastating the 114-year-old…

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Read our January Newsletter!

This Newsletter is dedicated to Dick Johnson who has worked for Jim Lake Companies for over 20 years. We wish him a enjoyable retirement with his beautiful wife Peggy. Read more about Dick Johnson and what Jim Lake Companies has done this past quarter! January Newsletter

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