1986 - 1992

The Savings & Loan Crisis

In 1986, banks and savings & loans (S&Ls) were dealing with growing defaults on real estate loans due to overbuilding.
The company began to see declining revenues at the properties and did a major analysis of the market, concluding that the real estate market was headed for a nosedive.
In 1986, Craig Hall liquidated his share of the Dallas Cowboys
Many HALL properties that required financial restructuring during the crisis.
LodgeTree Apartments
From 1986 to 1992, the entire company was focused on survival.
Article on Craig in 1987's Real Estate Report
Following the downturn, Craig published his third book, where he explains the lessons he learned during the real estate collapse and his strategies for the 1990s.
"News of My Death Was Greatly Exaggerated: How I Survived the Texas Depression, My Financial Strategies for the '90s,
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1993 - 2000

The Comeback