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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Jan. 18, 2016 by Sarah Bennett, Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Review

Building Relationships that Span Careers

Eleven years ago when Manny Ybarra founded Pillar Commercial, he was looking to fulfill a lifelong dream-starting his own business in the commercial real estate sector. He believed the previous five years at TPMC Realty…

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Jan. 15, 2016 by Karen Nielsen, Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Review

An International Hub

After years of striving to be known as a global city, Dallas has arrived. Its international airport, renowned Arts District, and other factors have compelled numerous foreign companies to base their North American…

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Jan. 11, 2016 by TREC Staff

Capital Markets: Feeling the Rush

In its highly respected annual Emerging Trends report, the Urban Land Institute and PWC identified Dallas-Fort Worth as the No. 1 real estate market for 2016. The report cited DFW’s impressive employment growth,…

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Dec. 28, 2015 by TREC Staff

The Fed’s Decision: Industry Impact

In December 2015, the Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2006 with a quarter of a percent hike. What are the implications for commercial real estate? Cushman &…

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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. 17, 2015 by Chad Schieber, Director of Client Services, The Beck Group

Opportunity Knows No Borders

It’s critical to think globally to succeed locally. That was the message from Former United States Trade Representative and Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk, as he wrapped up The Real Estate Council’s Bank of Texas Speaker…

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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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