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Dallas Business Journal | One of Dallas’ biggest hedge funds wades into real estate development

One of Dallas’ largest hedge funds Highland Capital Management is getting into real estate development. The firm has begun a project for a luxury apartment complex in Phoenix, Ariz. and is filling into markets where the prices for existing properties have been driven up by speculators. “We’re doing more development in real estate,” Highland Co-Founder James Dondero said in an interview. “There’s almost better value in certain places if…

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James Dondero Teams Up with Dallas Civic Leader Linda Owen to Expand Highland Capital Management, L.P.’s Charitable Giving

Owen Joins Highland Capital as Charitable Giving Manager Through The Dallas Foundation DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–James Dondero, co-founder and president of Dallas-based asset management firm Highland Capital Management, L.P., has teamed up with Linda Owen, Dallas civic leader and former president of The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation, to provide strategic direction to Highland’s philanthropic activities as the firm’s charitable giving program continues to expand. Owen will serve…

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Dallas Morning News | SMU’s Tower Scholars Program Receives Over $4 Million in Gifts

Gifts totaling more than $4 million will endow and provide operational support for the new Tower Scholars Program at Southern Methodist University. The program provides an immersion experience for undergraduates in public policy-making through SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. A $2 million gift from Highland Capital Management LP will endow the Highland Capital Management Endowed Tower Scholars Program Fund. Participating students will…

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Success Magazine | How One Boy’s Good Deed Snowballed

What would you do if you found a $20 bill? Eight-year-old Myles Eckert excitedly picked up a twenty from a snow-covered parking lot at a Cracker Barrel restaurant off I-475 in suburban Toledo, Ohio, and began to daydream about buying a video game. But when he and his family walked inside the eatery and noticed a stranger in military uniform, the boy changed his mind. Myles scrawled…

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