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The Brickyard: A New York State Of Mind

Billingsley Company brings NYC-inspired living to Dallas

Dallas, 06/23/2016 /SubmitPressRelease123/

Billingsley Company Brings NYC-Inspired Living To Dallas

New York City, known for its romantic industrial architecture, brick detail, metal-framed windows and walk-up style housing, is one of kind. Billingsley Company is bringing that same architectural charm to DFW in Farmer’s Branch, Texas, with The Brickyard – their new multifamily apartment community.

The Brickyard encompasses the best parts of New York architecture with all-brick buildings, metal awnings and natural lighting pouring in through the large arched windows, but at a fraction of the cost of living in New York City.

In Manhattan, the cost of living is more than double the national average: The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the Lower East Side is $3,558, according to the First quarter 2016 Citi Habitats market report, roughly equal to the entire monthly income of the typical U.S. worker.

Additionally, car owners pay an average parking rate of $533 per month in downtown Manhattan (Colliers International), and groceries cost between 28 and 39 percent more than the national average, depending on where residents live, according to the Council for Community and Economic Research.

Being in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex, the lower cost of living is one of the benefits of relocating to the area. However, locals don’t have to give up style for affordability. The Brickyard brings the Brooklyn charm and New York design to the Dallas area without the heavy price tag. Current pricing for The Brickyard ranges from $995 to $1910 per month (as of June 15, 2016).

Sumner Billingsley, a managing partner on The Brickyard project, took her experience living in the West Village in New York and translated it to fill a void in the Dallas market. “As a former resident of New York, I wanted to bring the rich neighborhood feel of the West Village and the Bowery to Dallas but at a price that was right for us. I have been told that ‘quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten.’ So our sole focus is to deliver a fantastic product, and I’m damned if I am not going to deliver it at a great price.”

Among the amenities featured in The Brickyard:

·      The Firehouse Clubroom

·      The Grind Fitness Center

·      The Ozone-filtered Pool, coming in August

·       Two parks named after New York City parks: Gramercy Garden and Mulberry Park

·      The Brickyard Leasing Center

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About Billingsley Company

Founded in 1978 by Lucy and Henry Billingsley, Billingsley Company expertly builds, owns and manages its properties, ensuring long-term client, resident, and partner return. Specializing in master-planned developments and principles of new urbanism, Billingsley Company’s developments are life-enhancing communities in which to work, live, play, shop and dine. Combining its relationships in the local market with its expertise in development, Billingsley Company provides expanded opportunities for its business partners. From raw land to fully developed communities, Billingsley Company is engaged in each step of the process. The company’s decisions in design, finance and construction are grounded in doing what is right for the long term.

About The Brickyard

The Brickyard is the first phase of apartments and townhomes in Mercer Crossing, the newest multi-use Billingsley development, located at the crossroads of Interstate 35E, Interstate 635 and President George Bush Turnpike. The Brickyard is a blend of one- and two-bedroom apartments and townhomes that embody romantic industrial architecture with the abundant use of brick, metal-framed windows and old-style painted signs on building walls. Residents have been moving into the community since May of 2016.


Media Contact:

Dana Cobb

TrizCom PR

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O: 972-247-1369

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