Partners Real Estate brokers sale of office building on 0.5 acres in Dallas

Partners Real Estate (Partners), one of the largest independent commercial real estate firms in Texas, arranged the sale of a 2,249-square-foot office building on 0.5 acres of land located at 8363 Meadow Road in Dallas.

Partners’ Ryan McCullough, Tyler Jaynes, and Bennett Greenbaum represented the seller, Isla Firenze LTD in the transaction.

Partners Real Estate adds Hanes Chatham, Jr. as partner in Dallas

Partners Real Estate (Partners), one of the largest independent commercial real estate firms in Texas—and the company formerly known as NAI Partners—today announced that Hanes Chatham Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Dallas Office. Mr. Chatham Jr. comes to Partners from Stream, as a Partner less than two months after Partners’ opened its Dallas office at 1717 McKinney Street.

Mr. Chatham is a decorated commercial real estate veteran with 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Partners, Mr. Chatham worked at Stream Realty Partners for 12 years, where he specialized in industrial services with a focus on tenant representation, building sales, and project leasing. CoStar has recognized Mr. Chatham as one of Dallas’ Power Brokers, and he serves on the Stemmons Corridor Business Association (SCBA).

As a native Texan from Fort Worth, Mr. Chatham has lived in Texas all of his life. Before moving to Fort Worth, he grew up on a quarter-horse ranch in Aubrey, Texas. He attended Southern Methodist University, where he played rugby and became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. In addition to earning a Bachelor of Science in economics with finance, Hanes is also a CCIM candidate.

The addition of Mr. Chatham to the Partners team comes on the heels of a busy few months for the company, which not only rebranded in September but also recently announced the opening of its Dallas office and expansion into North Texas commercial real estate markets, as well as tapping Jerod Hangartner to lead brokerage services in Dallas.  The Dallas office now has 15 people in a short time.

Alston Construction shares two promotions in Texas and Illinois

Alston Construction has promoted Jayson Taylor to regional operations manager for the Central Region. He is proactive and responsible for providing the necessary resources to the central region project teams to deliver on-time, on-budget, and on-spec projects. Since joining Alston Construction in 2014, Jayson has contributed to managing processes in the Chicago office while supporting other offices’ field teams.

The Chicago office recently hired Mike Llewellyn to be the new operations manager. He has accomplished over 22 years of experience in successfully operating construction management projects in the cold storage, industrial, and manufacturing sectors. Mike is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily management, supervision, coordination, and successful completion of projects.

Texas-based LanCarte Commercial Real Estate announces major expansion into Dallas market, spearheaded by industry veteran

LanCarte Commercial Real Estate, a dynamic real estate company offering, brokerage services, commercial investments and property management, announced the addition of its Dallas office led by industry veteran, Bill de la Chapelle. Sarah LanCarte, founder and president of LanCarte Commercial, will continue to guide the overall vision and operation of the firm. With over 30 years of commercial brokerage experience, Bill and the LanCarte team will provide client-centered real estate solutions in Dallas Fort Worth and across the United States. The addition of a Dallas office continues the firm’s strategic growth across the state over the next 10 years. 

This strategic expansion positions LanCarte Commercial to provide creative solutions and proactive partnerships to its clients. With concern in the marketplace about rising interest rates, this may seem like an unlikely time for growth, however, according to Sarah LanCarte, “there’s no better time than now to invest and grow.”

“Our company was founded during a period of robust growth. I know there is no better fit to support LanCarte’s continued growth than Bill,” said LanCarte. She continued, “Working together over the years, I have seen Bill’s tenacious commitment to the genuine success of each client and his skillful ability to work collaboratively. Now, this will be an official partnership and we could not be more thrilled to welcome his expertise and experience to the LanCarte team. As we enter this expansion phase of our company, we know he will be a major asset. As part of our growing team, we are pleased to announce that Sharon Cramer will join LanCarte Commercial as VP. With over 30 years of industry experience, we know she will be a vital team member!” 

Launched in 2018, LanCarte Commercial continues to grow by prioritizing collaboration and partnership. The firm sees this model as crucial, leading with the knowledge that clients require, complemented by guidance and expertise in all market conditions. Building upon Sarah’s innovative team-based approach, de la Chapelle brings a depth of technical knowledge and client relationships to the team that will support LanCarte in strategic planning for this expansion phase. 

When asked about his goals for LanCarte Commercial’s future, Bill de la Chapelle said, “The LanCarte team seeks to provide our clients with thorough and thoughtful service proven by profitable results. I am thankful for the opportunity to join Sarah and further support LanCarte’s clients and prospects. Texas is the number one growth state in the country; the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area is the largest in the state and one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Although the economy suggests that storm clouds are ahead, the greatest outcomes emerge from times of the greatest adversity. The best is yet to come.”

Bill de la Chapelle Recent Milestone Projects: 

  • Supported a state-to-state relocation that achieved more than $20 million in cumulative savings over the course of the project. 
  • Acquired a highly competitive property in Austin, Texas, against six competitive bids by structuring a compelling offer and presentation that stood out among the rest.
  • Secured an ideal property for an Arlington startup business whose day-to-day operations were challenging for institutional property owners and municipalities.

Merriman Anderson Architects announces several promotions

Merriman Anderson Architects (MAA) is pleased to announce several promotions among staff who have excelled in providing exceptional service to the firm and its clients. As the firm continues to grow, many staff are growing into more advanced roles. 

“It’s with great excitement, pleasure and pride that we announce our 2023 promotions at Merriman Anderson Architects,” says Merriman Anderson Architects President Milton Anderson. “The following team members exemplify dedication, loyalty, leadership, and integrity in all they do. I am thankful for each of them and look forward to their continued growth and a success-filled future at MAA.”

The promotions include:  

  • Fred Martinez – Associate Principal
  • Will Cotton – Senior Associate
  • Chance Jones – Senior Associate
  • Robert Nieporte – Senior Associate
  • Andrew Edmonson – Associate
  • Derek Dizon – Associate
  • Chang Guo – Associate
  • Erin Gendt – Associate
  • Jadenn Kelley – Associate

MAA’s staff is united with a passion for architecture, strong sense of family, exemplary client service, and a deep connection to the community. 

Based in Dallas with offices in Austin and Charlotte, MAA is responsible for projects of all types including master planned developments, urban housing, office buildings, corporate facilities, hotels, schools and retail projects throughout the United States and internationally. The firm provides the full spectrum of architectural, interior design and master planning services.

JLL strengthens tenant rep team with strategic new hire in Dallas

Jason Dodson has joined the firm’s tenant representation team in Dallas as senior vice president.

In his new role at JLL, Dodson will specialize in office tenant representation, while also servicing clients across a range of asset classes. Dodson will join the Dallas tenant representation team led by Bret Hefton and Torrey Littlejohn.

Prior to joining JLL, Dodson served as senior director at Cushman and Wakefield, where he spent more than six years providing tenant representation services and advising corporate clients with local and multi-market site selection, acquisitions, dispositions and lease and purchase negotiations.

Dodson is active in the Dallas community, volunteering at The Stewpot, Habitat for Humanity, and Reading Partners.

Dodson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in business law from Loyola Marymount University.