River Oaks Market Report: June Update

By Cameron Ansari  As we prepare to release our River Oaks Market Report for the first half of 2017, clients and colleagues are bombarded by mixed signals. Real estate agents inside The Loop, especially those working at the higher price points, complain of the eerie quiet since mid-April. And, given the sudden spike of LinkedIn

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Nosy Questions with John Sebastian

By Teresa Byrne-Dodge Images courtesy of sebastiancg.com The eponymous founder of the Sebastian Construction Group was George Sebastian, a Dallas native and self-trained architect. Returning home from service in the Pacific during World War II, he founded his building company in 1948 in response to Dallas’ rapidly expanding population. Gradually the company transitioned from middle-market construction

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We’ve Weathered the Worst

By Cameron Ansari Earlier this month we attended the spring edition of Dr. Robert Gilmer’s twice-a-year regional forecasting luncheon sponsored by the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business. The past two years have not been kind to Houston, as the city has slowed to no-growth for two years. Other details gleaned from Dr. Gilmer’s

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