Jim Lake Sr. built first building
Jim Lake, Sr. and Mike Morgan develop projects in Plano and what was then called the Trinity Industrial District
Jim Lake Sr., and Mike Morgan, with broker Jim Lake Jr., purchase boarded-up buildings and develop them into what is now known as Bishop Arts District
Jim Lake, Sr. partners with Trammell Crow, Sr. to fund and construct Downtown Dallas’ Pioneer Plaza
Jim Lake, Jr. begins acquiring office & warehouses in what will later become the Dallas Design District
Redevelopment of three-story office building into the Design District’s first residential property
Jim Lake, Jr. redevelops a 200,000 SF warehouse into a Design Center now known as International at Turtle Creek
Jim Lake, Jr. and his partners acquire and redevelop the historic Oak Cliff property on Zang Boulevard that was once the home of Mayor George Sergeant
Jim Lake, Jr. acquires and redevelops Jefferson Boulevard’s historic block into a mixed-use property known as Jefferson Tower
Jim Lake, Jr. & Amanda Moreno-Lake purchases and begins redevelopment of historic buildings in Waxahachie’s and Ennis’ town squares
Jim Lake, Jr. is named one of Dallas’ Top 500 CEOs by D Magazine
Jim Lake, Jr. and Mike Morgan create and unveil Dallas Circle of Heroes memorial to honor and celebrate the lives of the five police officers who bravely gave their lives in July 2016.
Jefferson Tower is awarded a 2017 Preservation Achievement award by Preservation Dallas
The Mayor’s House construction is completed in 2019 and in 2020 receives the Preservation Achievement Award by Preservation Dallas
Amanda Moreno-Lake is named one of Dallas’ Top 500 CEOs by D Magazine
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