Centex Corporation

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    BREAKING NEWS: Mark Elfenbein Joins 105.3 The Fan

    ​Because it's never too early to get an Elf for Christmas, 105.3 The Fan is hiring long-time Ticket personality Mark Elfenbein. Elf, who hosted a Sunday morning show on 1310 AM since the birth of The Ticket back in 1994. He will begin his new gig alongside Josh Lewin weekdays 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Southwest Airlines Ties FedEx as Seventh Most-Admired Company in ... the World!

    Fortune just posted its list of the World's Most Admired Companies -- at least, admired by the other bidness folks surveyed by the magazine. Five Dallas-based companies made the list of 363, and they are, in alphabetical order: AT&T, Brinker International, Centex, Southwest Airlines and Texas In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Local Money Men: Hedge Funds Screwed. Everything Else is Too.

    Yeah, seems like the Dow Jones took "Day of Atonement" a little too literally -- 678.91 point drop, down to 2003 levels and headed to worst percentage point drop since '31 status by year's end. Some insight, then, from the few locals left not burying their heads in a bottle of booze. Says James Barr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007

    Dallas: Home to the Fortune 11

    Fifty-six of the companies listed on the new Fortune 500 list are Texas-based -- and 11 are based in Dallas proper, with Centex being the highest ranked at No. 153 and our old friend Affiliated Computer Services bringing up the rear at 424. Just missing the list was Brinker International, at No. 502 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2006

    The Color of Incentives

    Don't let him fool you: Within 10 years, Jim Schutze will be living at the Azure, working on his tan and his book about high-rise living called The Accommodations. This is not me eating crow. This is more like me barely sniffing a small crow. From several inches away. A month ago I wrote a column ab ... More >>

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    The Allure of Azure

    Harwood builds a fancy condo tower without a nickel in handouts from City Hall

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    Road Rage

    Homeowners in a Denton County neighborhood wage battle against "taxation without representation"

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Hide and seek

    Deep Ellum developer Lou Reese bilked a savings and loan, bled his creditors, and walked away from federal prision a rich man. Bragging about it was is one big mistake.

  • Culture

    January 20, 2000

    Look at this!

    Loving art -- and Art Kid -- at the DMA is a many-gendered thing

  • News

    February 4, 1999

    On holy ground

    The fight over St. Ann's snares the city, Hispanics, and the Catholic diocese in a battle that tests Dallas' commitment to preserving its past