THE EARLY YEARS
Craig Hall grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and was a prototypical entrepreneur at a young age.
Everything's Bigger in Texas
In the early 1980s, the company experienced a period of great growth.
The Savings & Loan Crisis
In 1986, banks and savings & loans were dealing with growing defaults on real estate loans due to overbuilding.
After surviving the downturn, the company had a platform to begin growing again.
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.
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.
Looking Towards a Bright Future
In 2019, HALL Group opened the HALL Arts Hotel, a 168-room boutique hotel adjacent to HALL Arts Residences, a 28-story tower compromised of 48 homes that opened in August 2020. Preliminary plans for phase III of development will include a mixed-use project across the street from HALL Arts Hotel and Residences.