Texas Makes Its Way on the Wine Industry Map

Historically having a short harvest period that sets Texas Vineyards behind, a shift in both wine demand and production methods in the wine industry has recently helped the region sustain a healthy harvest cycle. Now celebrating their annual grape harvest in the summer months of July – that’s four months ahead of growers in the ever-popular Napa region – the state has had one of their most successful seasons producing 38% more than 2017 and is continuing to grow each year.

With the market developing a growing taste for different blends including varietals that have a shorter hang cycle, the state’s wine businesses are reducing their loss caused by those blends that require much lengthier dry times. “Paired with advances in winemaking technologies, mid-west wine producers are able to maximize efficiency and production costs helping them compete better inside and outside of their local markets,” shares Texas-based award-winning wine collector, Marcus Hiles.
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How The Nation’s Top Suburbs are Bringing Greener Developments to the Table

The wish list and must-haves of renters and home buyers in today’s market has drastically changed in recent years. Most seen within the nation’s top surrounding metro areas, residents are putting importance on not only their indoor living area but also their outdoor accommodations.

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Two example locations are suburb areas that border two of Texas’ top cities: Austin and Dallas. Recognized as being some of the best places to live in the state, the suburbs of Allen and Riverside, Texas have been recognized as offering some of the best in balanced living, helping the area’s residents sustain healthy, active lifestyles.

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Dallas A Fastest Growing City in 2018 – Leading the Nation’s Population, Job and Housing Markets

The three keys to a growing area – housing, job and population increases are on the rise in Dallas and its surrounding suburbs; continuing to make it one of the fastest growing cities in 2018.

Leading the nation in population increases, Texas topped the charts as the number one state experiencing growth year over year from 2016 to 2017 in study conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. With Dallas as the number one location in the state, it’s no wonder this city is growing in popularity for 2018.
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Industries on the Rise: The Businesses Driving Record-Breaking Commercial Opportunities in Texas

One of the country’s largest states, Texas has been making a big impression in the economic development of present day commercial opportunities seen across the globe. Taking its place at the top in year-over-year population, job expansion and overall commercial growth; the state has been attracting residents and businesses from across the country and world over the last decade.

Marcus Hiles - Texas entrepreneur and CEO of Western Rim Properties Appealing to out-of-state and international transplants for its low cost of living, increasing job opportunities and overall quality of living; the business community is also fueling from similar benefits the southwestern state offers.

Beginning with the accommodating business climate, big name and newly established companies are brought to the area through the nationally low taxes and regulations it provides. Also adding to its appeal are the decreased barriers to entry Texas’ vast commercial landmass enables along with the talented population it retains. “With these key factors separating the state from others in the nation for its commercial value, businesses are looking to Texas to help position them ahead of competitors and for a future of success,” shares Marcus Hiles, a leading Texas entrepreneur and CEO of the Dallas-based property firm Western Rim Properties.

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Fortune Recognizes Texas as Having the 3rd Most Fortune 500 Company Headquarters

The commercial industry throughout the state of Texas has seen growing interest from globally recognized organizations among the world’s leading markets. Tech and industrial sectors, hospitality, manufacturing and energy industries are among those growing their roots in the nation’s second largest state that offers some of the best in vast land mass, talented workforce, affordability and business friendly regulations.

A unique environment where a collective group of diverse companies, populations and communities can come together to create opportunities and success at scale, the state has positioned itself in a way that has attracted organizations such as AT&T, Dell and Southwest Airlines.

Fortune’s 64th annual report released late this May sees the state as owning the third largest sector nationwide for Fortune 500 Company headquarters. The businesses on this list are those leading the economy and operating at a rate that produces 2/3rds the United States GDP. With nearly $13 trillion in revenue combined, Fortune describes this elite group as the most important engine of both US and global economies.

Holding 48 of the 500 firms on Fortune’s list, it is no surprise the overall Texas economy has continued to grow steadily each year in part from these companies that are each pulling in a minimum of $5.4 billion in revenues.

“The benefits that have come to the Texas area through this level of mass business operations has also commercially impacted other areas. Small business and startup communities, business infrastructure industries such as data centers as well as the migration of out of state and international employees coming for job opportunities,” shares DFW-based entrepreneur Marcus Hiles, who has seen a growing demand in his rental properties from this commercial boom.

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Marcus Hiles’ Western Rim Properties Has Transformed the Country’s Real Estate Market

Colonial towns such as Jamestown, Philadelphia and Charleston have been fashioning the state of America since the 16th century. Marcus Hiles, CEO of Western Rim Property Services, explains that planned communities are not only valuable to occupants, but also important to the country’s real estate market. The Dallas real estate investor has been making noteworthy properties for over three decades and has observed directly the upgrading impact they’ve had on Texas’ residents and economic scenario.

Read more: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Marcus-Hiles-Argues-for-Benefits-of-Planned-Communities–23118079/

Marcus Hiles Explains the Different Trends in Eco-friendly Construction Methods

Developments in architecture have moved to hot outdoor designs that are supposed to be low maintenance and stylish. Marcus Hiles has seen the increase in demand for open-air spaces that are sustainable and also reduce expenses. Ecological, conservation-minded choices such as rainwater/graywater harvesting and permeable pavement are popular methods. Using a rooftop collection structure, rainwater harvesting sends moisture from the air for storage in a well to be treated and reused on-site; graywater takes home wastewater used before and sends it for rest rooms and non-drinking purposes, reducing the need for fresh water and dropping the amount of purification. A special idea for environmentally minded construction, permeable paving, actually goes back thousands of years to the time when people first made roads by putting stones in beds over the ground. The technique allows the rain to pass through small openings between four layers of filtration (paving material, gravel, fabric, sand) before becoming absorbed by the earth below. Its advantages include lowering runoff and pollution, controlling the flow of storm water to gutters and drains, replenishing local groundwater supplies and providing a skid resistant surface for walkways, patios and driveways; their many attractive patterns often incorporate crushed stone, brick, and recycled concrete.

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/marcus-hiles—-discusses-the-latest-current-architectural-design-trends-2016-09-15

High Consumption of Utilities Can Lead to High Carbon Footprint – Marcus Hiles

Marcus Hiles, Chairman and CEO of Western Rim Property Services, disclosed recently the several measures his firm takes to provide environmentally friendly and energy-efficient homes, and the methods tenants can follow at home to further this. The housing sector is the leading contributor in a person’s carbon footprint very often because of the needless use in gas, electricity, water and waste disposal. In fact, for a regular US citizen, heating and cooling adds up to almost 50% of carbon emissions. To lower these, each Western Rim property uses three basic methods: effective insulation, Energy Star rated systems, and programmable thermostats with modern options to set different temperatures for certain rooms. Extra weather stripping and the blocking of draughts will definitely offer a higher protection from the elements, and raise a home’s ability to maintain a steady climate. Using the thermostat to segregate rooms into warmer or cooler zones and avoiding usage when away will lead to higher savings.

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Marcus Hiles Has Enhanced the Real Estate Scenario By Offering

There was a certain gap in the market for luxury rentals at affordable prices in Dallas before exemplary real estate developer Marcus Hiles entered the market. Almost three decades ago, Texas was experiencing a peak in housing sales, leaving keen homebuyers with limited inventory to choose from. The existing options were selling at over-inflated prices. Hiles saw this chasm as an opportunity to meet an unrecognized demand, and the outcome was the founding of Western Rim Property Services in 1990. He began building homes that were needed to improve the Dallas rental market, but his exclusive idea of offering luxury apartments, homes and townhomes to working class people in Texas transformed the Dallas landscape for the better single-handedly.

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Marcus Hiles On Simple Savings Tricks

Four simple tricks but tricks which can mean a lot when applied are presented by the CEO of Western Rim Properties and a man who has been in the real estate business for over three decades – Marcus Hiles. When building or picking apartments, Hiles always follows his own advice and uses or seeks windows which have a solar heat gain coefficient ranging from 0.22 to 0.24. These kinds of windows are modern and prevent air and energy leakage thus lowering your electricity bills to a minimum. More on this can be read here: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/marcus-hiles—-on-tricks-to-cut-your-energy-bill-in-half-2016-06-19