Last night I had the opportunity to attend the Election Night Watch Party hosted by the Keep the Dollars in Dallas Campaign (KDID). If you aren’t familiar with KDID, they are the group that was formed to support the petition and election effort to change the current alcoholic beverage sales laws in the City of Dallas. And, if you haven’t heard, the voters elected to pass both of the wet/dry propositions on the ballot.
What does drinking have to do with real estate (wow, that’s open to lots of interpretation)? But the main theme here is that changing the antiquated wet/dry laws in the City of Dallas will help create a level playing field for all developers, brokers, restaurants and retailers in Dallas. And the local commercial real estate community, having a lot at stake here, got involved with the cause early.