ABOUT OPTIONS REAL ESTATE
Options Real Estate was founded in October of 1991 as a full service commercial real estate company specializing in Southern Dallas County with one mission in mind: To make our neighborhoods and business owners better through the built environment.
Our team believes in enhancing the quality of life of Southern Dallas & Northern Ellis Counties and advancing its image, in order to provide an enduring inheritance to our children and grandchildren.
We hope to build a community where residents can enjoy educational and employment opportunities that utilize the technologies of the 21st century, find cultural and spiritual fulfillment, and have a diversity of OPTIONS for shopping, dining, entertainment, living, or homes.
President, Sales Associate, Developer, Development consultant, South Dallas native, new urbanistSince 1984, Monte has been improving the living and working environments in Texas’ southern Dallas and northern Ellis counties. He’s an outspoken man who cares about people, and he is an advocate for policies and practices that serve urban neighborhoods.
Rick is a dad, friend, cyclist, art lover, wine drinker, and roamer of the Earth. He joined the team in 1997
COOLena is a lifelong resident and active member of the South Dallas community. As a new urbanist, she enjoys working on development projects that cater to small local businesses. In her free time, she hangs out with family, friends, and her dog, Maggie
Designated Broker/Vice PresidentJace is committed to making all properties that he finds a better place–not only for his kids but for future generations. He focuses on making properties more sustainable, repurposing properties to reduce need for raw materials, and developing a sense of place in certain properties to ensure their use for years to come. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family when he can.
Tammy is a mother of three and lives in Midlothian. She is a communicator and seeks to make the people she interacts with feel confident that she is there to help them. She loves trivia, so when time permits she enjoys Jeopardy and board games with her family. She also loves making music with her kids, who are quickly learning to play different instruments. Her three children–Obi-Juan, Lucas (or Luke), and Leia– are purposely named after her love of Star Wars! She joined Options in 2005.
Property Management Accounting, NotaryYolanda is bilingual. She is also a mother of two. She values honesty and respect. In her free time, she enjoys reading, walking, and going to her grandkids sports games. She joined Options in 2002.
Maintenance Engineer, Drag racerPaul joined Options in 2016
[This article was originally posted by at oakcliff.advocatemag.com on October 19th, 2020.] By Rachel Stone An unremarkable L-shaped building on South Beckley is bringing small-business opportunities to South Oak Cliff. Real estate developer Monte Anderson is...read more
‘A Collaborative Village’: Artists, Makers, and Entrepreneurs Embrace Creative Collisions as Tyler Station Hits 100%
[This article was originally posted by at dallasinnovates.com on September 5, 2019.] The mixed-use creative development in Oak Cliff was the brainchild of new urbanist pioneer Monte Anderson. As one tenant puts it: "I don’t know of anything like it in Dallas or really...read more
For July’s Monthly Spotlight, we’re turning our attention to Main Station, located in the heart of Duncanville at 100 S Main St. Built in 2003 at 23,000 SF, this mixed-use property features residential lofts over first-level retail spaces, high visibility and bikable...read more
Tyler Station was created with the intention of redeveloping the old Dixie Wax Paper plant into a neighborhood collaborative workplace for everyone. As new urbanists and preservationists, we saw a really good opportunity to connect a mix of commercial uses, a commuter...read more
We are proud to announce that for the fifth time in a row, Options Real Estate has received the North Central Texas Council of Government's CLIDE Award. CLIDE stands for Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence. This year, we have been recognized in the...read more
Incremental Development Alliance is planning to hold a Small Developers Bootcamp this year in Greensboro. Jim Kumon has big ideas for small developments. That’s the gospel he preaches as executive director of the Incremental Development Alliance, a Minnesota-based...read more