Work begins in $666M redo of I-35E and Highway 67, with a deck park in the plans

The Dallas Morning News March 1, 2018 Ground was broken Wednesday on the so-called “Southern Gateway” project, a massive $666 million reconstruction of a large section of Interstate 35E and State Highway 67 near downtown through Oak Cliff. At a harmonious ceremony — which stood in stark contrast with the acrimonious debate over the future of I-635 East…

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We’re Hiring!

    Jim Lake Companies is looking to grow our team! Available positions: Property Manager / Leasing Agent Leasing Agent Event Coordinator / Social Media Manager If you or anyone you know feel that you would be a good fit, please send your resume to careers@jimlakeco.com.

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Jim Lake nominated for Texan of the Year

Dallas Morning News November 24, 2017 Texan of the Year 2017 Nominee If you travel the Woodall Rodgers Freeway in either direction, chances are you will pass a Jim Lake Co. project. Lake recently purchased the century-old Ambassador Hotel, which is near the historic Dallas Heritage Village in Old City Park. The Ambassador is the…

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Dallas Circle of Heroes

The Dallas Circle of Heroes is a memorial park located outside of our offices in the Design District, dedicated to the five fallen officers of the July 7, 2016 attacks in downtown Dallas.  An unveiling was held on July 6, 2017, and is open and free to the public. More information can be found on…

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An inside look at Jim Lake’s $24M plan to turn the historic Ambassador into an urban oasis

August 9, 2017 Dallas Business Journal, by Candace Carlisle Dallas developer Jim Lake is getting closer to beginning work on the proposed $24 million transformation of the historic Ambassador — turning the 113-year-old, six-story hotel into a micro-unit urban oasis near downtown Dallas. Until then, Lake and his team at Dallas-based Jim Lake Cos. are meeting with members of the Cedars…

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Exclusive story on the Ambassador Hotel from NBC News

July 21st, 2017 – 6 PM Ghost stories, murder and a basement speakeasy are all part of the colorful history of Dallas’ Ambassador Hotel. Renovation that begin Monday will transform the building into loft apartments with shops, restaurants, a swimming pool and once again, the speakeasy bar. The six-story building with a lower level is…

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