Category Archives: Events

New Member Welcome Coffee

Hello new members! We’re so glad you’ve joined us! Have you joined us in the last 3 months? Please be sure to come to this month’s New Member Coffee. This allows you to meet some of your fellow ULI members, committee leaders, and product council members. Take this oportunity to make connections, learn more about ULI, and find where you would like to make the most impact for yourself and the community!   In addition, we’ve arranged a special oportunity to try a BRAND new business in Mockingbird Station! Come check … Read More

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ULI North Texas Regional Leadership Program!

ULI North Texas Center for Leadership is designed to help build tomorrow’s community leaders who are dedicated to the ULI mission of responsible land-use and creating and sustaining thriving communities.

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“Spotlight Suppers” Debut for WLI on April 11

Women of ULI, we have an exciting new opportunity for you to network, learn and enjoy each other’s company. The WLI is kicking off a series of dinner meetings, each limited to 25 attendees. Each dinner will focus on a different aspect of the development process, starting with site selection and land acquisition, and moving on through entitlements, environmental diligence, financing, site design, architecture, leasing and more.  At each dinner, we will hear from two or three ULI women who have experience in this aspect of the development process. By … Read More

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April Forum: The Latest Trends in “Cultivating Development”


How are suburban developments and in-town renovation areas attracting a new crop of residents?  One key is to focus on the fascination that many potential residents have with food. Fresh, locally grown produce is a hot commodity to young families and  “foodies” of all ages. ULI North Texas invites you to explore this trend with us during breakfast on Friday, April 21, 7:30-9:15 am, at the Texas Discovery Gardens Building at Fair Park.  Our featured speaker will be ULI Senior Researcher Matt Norris, author of the ULI national research report “Cultivating … Read More

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IMPACT Awards 2016: The Margaret & Trammell Crow Tribute Video

One of the highlights of the ULI North Texas Impact Awards on March 29 was the showing of an original video about the lives and legacy of Vision Award honorees Margaret and Trammell Crow.  From little-known facts about the couple’s early lives, to warm family reminiscences, to sage business advice remembered fondly by leading area executives, the film evoked a strong positive response in the audience.  If you missed seeing it live, you can watch it HERE. ULI North Texas IMPACT Awards 2016: Trammell & Margaret Crow Tribute Documentary from … Read More

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ULI Advisory Services Panel on Affordable & Mixed-Income Housing: Presentation to City of Dallas

On Friday, March 4, a panel of ten distinguished ULI members from around the country presented their recommendations on housing policies for the City of Dallas.  The presentation took place in the City Council chambers and was attended by members of the Dallas City Council, senior staff members, local housing groups and members of the development community.  The panel’s summary presentation can be viewed by clicking the link below; a longer and more detailed report will be published in a few weeks. ULI Advisory Services Panel Dallas 2016 Presentation

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2016 is OUR Year!

This is going to be an amazing year at ULI North Texas! On October 24-27, 2016, we will host ULI’s Fall Meeting, with 6500 of the world’s real estate industry leaders coming to North Texas. Our hard working committees are already lining up programs, tours and event venues to dazzle our guests. If you are not already a ULI Member, this is the time to join! Only ULI Members have the opportunity for meaningful engagement in planning our events and joining local product councils.  And if you plan to attend Fall … Read More

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016 – Kathleen Carey’s & Kevin Thorpe’s Presentation Slides

It’s not just the stars that are big and bright in Texas—so is our economy!  ULI’s Kathleen Carey and Kevin Thorpe of Cushman Wakefield both had positive reports for North Texas at the ULI Emerging Trends event on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.  View them on Scribd below: Kathleen Carey’s Presentation: Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016 by ulintx Kevin Thorpe’s Presentation: Market Overview & Forecast by ulintx

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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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August Breakfast Forum Recap: Joint Meeting with GDPC, on the new “D2” DART line alternatives in the CBD

On August 20th, 2015, ULI North Texas and the Greater Dallas Planning Council combined forces to hold a unified meeting to discuss the “D2” DART Line Alternatives in the Central Business District.  The meeting opened with Gary Thomas, President and Executive Director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), providing an overview of  the D2 Project.  Gary stated that D2 was one of the most important DART projects.  DART is currently the 4th largest transit system in the country and operates  a hub and spoke rail system.  Currently, there is a single … Read More

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