Monthly Archives: September 2015

Its Time for Trends!

ULI North Texas will hold its annual “Emerging Trends” breakfast event on Wednesday, October 21, at the Westin Galleria from 7:30 to 10 am.  This popular event provides industry insights from leading experts in real estate economics and national market forces.  This year’s event will feature a presentation of the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016 report by Kathleen Carey, Chief Content Officer for ULI.  Following Ms. Carey’s presentation we’ll hear from Kevin Thorpe, Chief Economist for DTZ. Emerging Trends in Real Estate is a publication with a 37-year history, and is the … Read More

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Neighborhood Vibrancy: Think Small in a Big Way

Dallas thinks BIG. But it is often in our small projects and accomplishments that we build our city.  The Urban Summit held Sept. 17 & 18 focused on the importance of the many steps that can be taken to improve our cities.  If you missed the terrific keynote address on Neighborhood Vibrancy given at the Summit by ULI’s Senior Research Fellow Ed McMahon below, it is attached below.  We urge you to take the time to  scroll through his presentation and to give thoughtful consideration to the themes of preparing for … Read More

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ULI North Texas offers an action-packed Fall!

We have a lot of information to share and we are pairing with other groups to reach wider audiences.  Here is a quick summary; registration is open (see listings at left) for most events. Sept. 23:  Insider Tour of the latest developments in Frisco!  Our YL group as organized a great mobile workshop that is open to ALL ULI NT Members, but only the first 50 will be able to sign up!  The Frisco Economic Development team will be our guides to the latest projects in this area of mega-developments. Sept. … Read More

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Reunion for Partnership Forum Alums!

We are kicking off our 8th year of Partnership Forum, and we want to share the celebration with our Forum alums!  If you have participated as a Forum member since 2008, please join this year’s class on Wednesday, September 30 at 5:30 pm at Max’s Wine Dive on McKinney.  Click on the event listing at left to register for this opportunity to reconnect with friends and pass on your wisdom to the new Forum class.

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City Series: Focus on Fort Worth was a Sold-Out Success!

Click Here to view photos from the event! ULI North Texas and the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth teamed together to provide the second City Series event in the DFW area. A sold out crowd of 200 attended the “Focus on Fort Worth” breakfast at the Fort Worth Club. Steve Mundt of The Land Group, a member of the ULI Programs committee, served as moderator of the panel.  Kicking off the presentations, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, a Fort Worth native, credited the many valuable business partnerships for … Read More

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Ed McMahon to Speak on Economic Vibrancy at Dallas Urban Summit on Thursday, Sept. 17

URBAN SUMMIT TO EXPLORE ENHANCING NEIGHBORHOODS AND CONNECTING COMMUNITIES: “THINKING BIG WITH SMALL STEPS” Dallas thinks BIG.  But it is often in our small projects and accomplishments that we build our city. For every Klyde Warren Park, there are a dozen Bishop Arts Districts.  For every Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, a score of trails, trolley stops and bike lanes.  How can we make the most of these individual elements to build better communities? ULI’s Senior Research Fellow Ed McMahon will kick off the discussions on Thursday, September 17, following a 5:30 cocktail reception … Read More

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SOLD OUT!!! Tour the “Five Billion Dollar Mile” with ULI NT!

School is in session, so it’s time for a field trip!  On September 23 we will travel to Frisco for a presentation on the incredible new development taking place in the city and a bus tour of a few of the biggest projects.  We’ll end the afternoon with some networking and unwinding time at The Londoner in Frisco. You can ride the bus to Frisco, leaving from the ULI parking lot (6060 North Central) at 2:45 pm, or meet us at Frisco City Hall at 3:15.  The bus will return to … Read More

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Millennials by Numbers

Want some quick facts about this influential demographic?  Click on the following infographic to learn more!

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Registration is Open for the 2015 Fall Meeting

Connect with the world of real estate in the tech capital of the world.   Registration is now open for the 2015 ULI Fall Meeting, October 5-8, 2015 in San Francisco. Join more than 6,000 leaders from around the world and from every sector of real estate and land use to share best practices and get the latest information on trends affecting the industry. Register now for the best price, and to have your pick of optional tours and hotel rooms. Register for the Fall Meeting Keynote Speakers Condoleezza Rice … Read More

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