Center for Leadership

• Engage with top speakers from every facet
of land-use in a small group environment

• Collaborate with real estate professionals
in problem solving

• Improve your ability to interface with
like-minded professionals

• Gain insights and leadership skills

ULI North Texas Center for Leadership
Chair, Carl Pankratz

Center for Leadership

The deadline for applications has passed.  We will be accepting applications again in June of 2019.




Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders
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.


What class participants gain?
Our region is growing at an astounding rate, and we need leaders who understand both the development process and the regional framework in which our commercial real estate community operates.  The Center for Leadership provides a series of seven full-day sessions led by outstanding professionals in public and private sector roles in the DFW area.  Class members receive an inside look at various market sectors, broadening their perspectives on current issues and opportunities that are prevalent to the North Texas Region.


What is involved in a Center for Leadership Program Day:
Presentations, Panel Discussions, Property Tours, Small Group Activites, Project Analyses


1. Experienced Professional: Those poised to assume leadership positions in the North Texas Region or their profession in the near-term.


2. Education: Undergraduate degree or higher degree.


 3. Work Experience: Minimum of 7 years experience in the real estate industry or related field, including development, architecture, planning, law, construction, government, transportation, engineering, finance, sustainability, and non-profits.


 4. Commitment:  The Center for Leadership requires a significant time commitment. It is an eight-month program with seven full-day seminars and a group project. If accepted to this prestigious and competitive program, you are pledging in good faith to be fully-engaged and involved. Attendance at BOTH the FIRST program day in September and the LAST program day (Graduation in May) is mandatory, and one excused absence during the other months is permitted.