Mark Cuban's curious real estate play at Preston and Northwest Highway -- the one where he's tearing down 80-year-old estates and floating plans to build a couple office buildings -- has gone over about as well as if he had littered the earth with the carcasses of a thousand rotting elephants and then turned Ebby Halliday's little white house into Section 8 housing.
Mark Cuban photo via Flickr user Keith Allison Dallas City Councilwoman Jennifer Staubach Gates and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban are at odds over Cuban's development plans for Preston and Northwest Highway.
And you know what? Cuban doesn't care. He's a billionaire. Those whiny neighbors? Barely even millionaires.
To demonstrate how few shits he gives about his neighbors, here's an email exchange he had last month with City Councilwoman Jennifer Staubach Gates. (Michael Romo is a developer working for Cuban on the property). Gates opens with a polite request for a meeting:More »