Hall Story

1968 - 1980


Craig Hall grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and was a prototypical entrepreneur at a young age

1981 - 1985

Everything's Bigger in Texas

In the early 1980s, the company experienced a period of great growth

1986 - 1992

The Savings & Loan Crisis

In 1986, banks and savings & loans (S&s) were dealing with growing defaults on real estate loans due to overbuilding.

1993 - 2000

The Comeback

After surviving the downturn, the company had a platform to begin growing again.

2001 - 2007

A Time For Growth

As Kathryn Walt Hall’s ambassadorship in Austria was coming to an end, the two purchased the Sacrache Vineyards in Napa Valley and entered the winemaking business.

2008 - 2012

The Great Recession and Second Downturn

Analysts, politicians and newscasters had for many years proclaimed that a downturn due to residential housing financing problems would be short-lived. As the name Great Recession would indicate, it turned out to be anything but.

2013 - Today

Looking at a Bright Future

In 2015, HALL Group completed the first phase of the HALL Arts development in the Dallas Arts District, including a 500,000-square-foot office tower and sculpture walk dedicated to Texas artists.

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