Dallas Landmark in West End District Up for Grabs

A landmark downtown Dallas building is hitting the market and is likely to attract attention of creative office firms.The 5-story Oilwell Supply Building on Lamar Street in the West End historic district was built in the 1920s and contains more than 70,000 square feet.The building for years has housed a variety of businesses including creative and high-tech firms.Now the Dallas partnership that owns the property has hired commercial real estate firm JLL to market the property.With all the changes in the West End and at nearby Victory Park, the Oilwell Supply Building is likely to land on investors and developers shopping lists.It's just across the street from the historic West End Marketplace building, which developer Granite Properties is turning into an office and restaurant complex called Factory Six03. The 7-story, 237,000-square-foot building was constructed in 1903 as a bakery and warehouse complex.Health insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas is renting 25,000 square feet of offices in the Factory Six03 building to housie an innovation center.Developers are converting other old commercial buildings in the West End area into boutique office and coworking spaces.  Continue reading...

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