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Plan envisions Lubbock downtown as 'cool place'

Written by Brittany Hoover | AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Wednesday, 16 November 2011 00:00

Delbert McDougal, CEO of McDougal Cos., unveiled plans for Lubbock's massive downtown revitalization project Tuesday to make the area "a cool place."

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City, McDougal in talks to redo downtown

Written by Eric Finley | AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Thursday, 28 August 2008 20:19

Downtown might look very different in a dozen years. If so, Delbert McDougal will be the person behind it.

The Lubbock City Council on Thursday voted to start contract talks with McDougal Cos. to act as the downtown master developer. McDougal was the only group to apply for the mammoth job, estimated at about $1.2 billion, yet council members said they were confident CEO Delbert McDougal has the knowledge needed for the job.

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Overton hotel to be taken private label

Written by Chris Van Wagenen | AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Sunday, 28 May 2006 15:36

It was a shining moment for McDougal Cos. when the privately held family company was finally able to announce plans for a new upscale, multi-story hotel for Overton Park. That was in January.

A lot has happened since then.

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McDougals loom large in Overton Park

Written by Chris Van Wagenen | AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Tuesday, 07 March 2006 15:33

Lubbock developer Delbert McDougal and his wife, Carolyn, never looked better - in bronze that is.

On Monday, the McDougals were honored by City Bank which unveiled a 7-foot likeness of the couple strolling into Overton Park - the largest privately funded redevelopment project in the nation, which the family-owned company has been working on since July 1999.

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Upscale hotel will be towering presence in Overton Park

Written by Chris Van Wagenen | AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Friday, 27 January 2006 15:31

Overton Park took another huge step forward Thursday following the announcement that the largest privately funded revitalization area will soon be home to the city's first upscale high-rise hotel.

Dallas-based Garfield Traub Development and Gal-Tex Hotel Corp. of Galveston said they intend to build and operate a 275-room full-service luxury hotel at the northeast corner of Sixth Street and Avenue X.

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