Tuesday, March 15, 2011

BAYLOR CHARLES A. SAMMONS CANCER CENTER AT DALLAS COMPLETED



DALLAS -- MEDCO Construction has recently completed the $128 million Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas. The 10-story, 467,000-square-foot facility is the largest outpatient cancer center in North Texas, and it is expected to earn LEED Gold certification. Features include a two-story parking garage under the building; a dedicated central utility plant inside the building; and a radial connector bridge spanning two parking garages, the outpatient cancer center and Baylor's inpatient cancer hospital. Perkins+Will served as the project architect. The public grand opening is March 26.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Texas Apartment Rents

Apartment occupancy and rents were up in January throughout the Texas markets covered by ALN Apartment Data.
Here is how eight Texas cities fared overall in January, according to ALN.

Occupancy,
January 2011
Change from
January 2010
Effective Rent,
January 2011
Change from
January 2010
Austin
93.6%
up 5.1%
$838
up 6.5% 
Dallas
90.4%
up 4.2%
$773
up 2.5%
Fort Worth
89.2%
up 3.6%
$675
up 2.2%
Houston
87.3%
up 2.9%
$747
up 0.3%
San Antonio
90.5%
up 3.4%
$704
up 2.7%
Lubbock
92.8%
up 3.1%
$623
up 2.2%
Amarillo
91.7%
up 3%
$596
up 1.4%
Abilene
92.8%
up 2.1%
$588
up 1.3%
Corpus Christi
91.6%
up 3%
$696
up 3.1%