Feb. 15, 2016 by TREC Staff

A Look Inside HFF

Mark D. Gibson, CEO and Executive Managing Director of HFF, answers five questions about his organization. How would you describe HFF in one sentence? HFF is one of the largest commercial real estate capital…

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Feb. 12, 2016 by Alex Bjornnes, Analyst, NorthMarq Capital

Rise to the Top with this Advice

Dodge Carter of Crow Holdings Capital, Jeff Price of JLL and Jeff Swope of Champion Partners shared their experiences and advice on climbing the corporate ladder with young professionals at our annual Rising to the Top…

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Feb. 09, 2016 by John Bielamowicz, President, Biel Partners LLC

Discussion of Economic Conditions

From listening to the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Rob Kaplan, talk about his roots and his observations about Texans and our economy, one might not guess he sits on the board of one of the…

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Feb. 02, 2016 by Brent Houston

Ending Homelessness: Dallas Counts

On a cold and wet January night, Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) volunteers fanned out across Dallas to conduct the annual Point-In-Time count and census of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons. The census…

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Jan. 28, 2016 by Gilbert Gerst, Senior Vice President, BOK Financial

Loans that Build Community

You might think that innovation in real estate is limited to energy efficiency, faster elevators and better amenities. But for The Real Estate Council, which just celebrated 25 years of leading North Texas’ commercial…

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Jan. 19, 2016 by Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Economic Conditions and Monetary Policy in a Changing World

For those of you wanting to prepare for our Speaker Series featuring Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, here are his recent remarks before the Dallas chapters of Financial Executives…

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Dec. 21, 2015 by Linda McMahon, President and CEO, The Real Estate Council

Affordable Housing Means Better Neighborhoods for Dallas

A cornerstone of our region’s vital economy is access for all families to safe, quality, affordable housing. The term “affordable housing” has numerous negative connotations because it’s often misunderstood.…

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Nov. 12, 2015 by TREC Staff

Success Story: Frazier Revitalization, Inc.

Organization: Frazier Revitalization, Inc. Issue: Hatcher Station Village, an 8-acre transit oriented development near Fair Park, is essential to Frazier Revitalization Inc.'s (FRI) mission to transform the Frazier…

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Oct. 30, 2015 by TREC Staff

Success Story: Mercy Street

Organization:  Mercy Street Issue: The nonprofit organization needed to improve facilities to achieve a mission to mentor the future leaders of West Dallas. TREC Contribution: A $50,000 TREC Foundation grant went…

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