Apr. 14, 2016 by Mitch Paradise, President, Paradise Development Partners

Who to Support in Dallas ISD Board Election

A strong local education system is essential to creating a pipeline of talented workers to fill the jobs of tomorrow and ensure economic growth and prosperity of our region. TREC has placed a high value on public…

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Apr. 01, 2016 by Maggie J. Parker, Loan Officer, TREC Community Fund

Beginners Guide to TREC Community Fund

By now you’ve heard inklings about The Real Estate Council’s (TREC) newest social venture, The Real Estate Council Community Fund. This new venture bridges a gap in low-income areas by providing capital to rebuild…

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Mar. 24, 2016 by David Eseke, Associate Vice President – Industrial Services, Cushman & Wakefield and Alexandra Jennings, Associate, CBRE

4 Reasons Why We Give

As we all know, it is very easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of trying to balance work and our personal lives. So, when we were asked to explain why we give to Young Gun’s I Give! campaign we were forced to take…

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Mar. 22, 2016 by Southern Methodist University

SMU Folsom Institute

The Margaret and Robert Folsom Institute was established at the SMU Cox School of Business in 1984 through a generous gift from former Dallas mayor and real estate developer Robert Folsom and his family. It has been the…

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Mar. 17, 2016 by Nan Ellin, Dean of - Nan Ellin, Dean of CAPPA, University of Texas at Arlington

UTA’s Launch of CAPPA

We work with our hands, heads, and hearts to change the world one place at a time. – CAPPA vision On October 9, 2015, we launched the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at UTA, uniting…

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Mar. 16, 2016 by Josh Hedderich, Senior Vice President Asset Management – Southwest Region, Parmenter

Why ALC Grads Should Reconnect

Hi there, fellow leaders. I’m Josh Hedderich and this year I have the pleasure of serving as TREC’s Associate Leadership Council Alumni Association (ALCAA) Chairman. Since graduating from the ALC program in 2012…

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Mar. 15, 2016 by Randall S. Guttery, Ph.D., CLU, ChFC Clinical Professor of Real Estate, Director of Real Estate Programs

UT Dallas Real Estate

The UT Dallas real estate programs help prepare students for successful careers in all aspects of real estate: Finance, valuation, legal and governmental, corporate, brokerage, property management, asset management,…

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Mar. 09, 2016 by The ALC Class of 2016

Leaders Invest in the Citizens Development Center

Each year TREC’s Associate Leadership Council (ALC) class invests in the community with a service project. We considered several potential projects with worthy organizations and after extensive research, we are…

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Mar. 02, 2016 by Blanca Laborde, Blanca Laborde & Associates, TREC State Government Relations Advisor

3 State Senators’ Common Interests

In February three of our state senators, Sens. Kelly Hancock, Royce West and Don Huffines each joined TREC PAC for lunch in our office. It was a great opportunity for PAC members to personally meet the senators and…

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