West Dallas land investor lures longtime Crescent Actual Property exec

West Dallas land investor lures longtime Crescent Actual Property exec

An organization that simply made one in every of Dallas’ greatest latest property buys has now recruited a high-profile native trade chief.

The Nebraska-based actual property investor has employed longtime Dallas property govt John Zogg to function president of its rising southwest area.

Goldenrod Cos. acquired nearly 90 properties surrounding the Trinity Groves growth in West Dallas. The websites are in one of many space’s hottest growth markets.

Zogg has been with Fort Value-based Crescent Actual Property for about three a long time — most not too long ago as managing director who oversaw redevelopment and leasing for the corporate’s namesake Crescent property in Uptown Dallas. Earlier than Crescent, he labored with the property’s developer, Rosewood Corp.

“After 35 years I’m excited to attempt one thing completely different and have a brand new problem,” Zogg mentioned. “I’m going to be actually busy.”

Fashioned in 2005, Goldenrod has since acquired or developed greater than $4.3 billion in properties in a number of U.S. markets.

In North Texas, the corporate is the developer of the deliberate mixed-use Van Zandt challenge in Fort Value’s cultural district. It additionally has acquired workplace buildings in Irving and North Dallas.

The Omaha-based firm was based by former soccer star Zach Wiegert, who performed for the St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans from 1995 to 2006.

West Dallas land investor lures longtime Crescent Actual Property exec
John Zogg was beforehand a managing director with Crescent Actual Property.(Crescent Actual Property )

The West Dallas actual property that Goldenrod acquired this month consists of each vacant land and previous business buildings within the Singleton Boulevard hall west of downtown.

The just-sold actual property is a part of an nearly 60-acre meeting made beginning in about 2005 by traders Stuart Fitts, Phil Romano and Larry “Butch” McGregor.

Their West Dallas Investments constructed the favored Trinity Groves restaurant hub situated close to the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

The sale is without doubt one of the largest such property transactions in years situated so near downtown.

Zogg mentioned Goldenrod plans to develop the West Dallas websites over 10 to fifteen years.

“It’s going to be an enormous multifamily challenge,” he mentioned. “We’ll most likely sprinkle in some workplace.

“It’s long-term nice actual property. You might have sufficient land to actually create one thing particular with the most effective views in Dallas.”

Zogg joined Crescent in 1994 after working for the Rosewood Property Co. and developer Hines.

He mentioned he’s leaving Crescent on good phrases.

Zogg oversaw the greater than $60 million renovation of the landmark Crescent complicated, which was accomplished final yr.

“The Crescent is 98% leased and we completed our renovation challenge,” he mentioned. “There weren’t numerous challenges left for me at Crescent.

“It was the proper time for me to attempt one thing new.”

Nonetheless, Zogg mentioned it’s an enormous change to depart Crescent after so a few years on the agency.

“I’ve had an unimaginable run at Crescent,” he mentioned. “These individuals are household to me.”

Crescent Actual Property CEO John Goff mentioned the corporate is in debt to Zogg for his years of labor on the Crescent and different tasks.

“We’re tremendous shut and at all times might be,” Goff mentioned. “I’m excited for him.”