Mar. 07, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

5 Things to Ask about Your Leadership

Improve your leadership skills by asking yourself these five simple questions. You may be surprised by the answers. Does criticism really sting me? Think of criticism as a dart; if it hits you it will hurt. So you…

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Mar. 03, 2016 by TREC Staff

Monthly Market Update

In our first Monthly Market Update, Mike Hurley, Chief Market Strategist of Highland Capital Management provides a guided tour of the market, discusses trends in stocks, bonds and commodities, and shares strategies and…

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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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Feb. 29, 2016 by Eric Beichler, Managing Principal, Mohr Partners

8 Ways to Engage in TREC

Let’s be honest, we all know creating professional relationships is important. But whether you are a new member or have been in the commercial real estate industry for decades, it can be intimidating to leap into a…

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Feb. 29, 2016 by TREC Staff

Introducing PACE, the Green Loan Program

In 2013 Texas enacted The Property Assessed Clean Energy Act, an effort supported by TREC. Dallas will be among the first cities in Texas to take advantage of the legislation by launching a Property Assessed Clean…

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Feb. 23, 2016 by TREC Staff

Affordable Housing: Changing the Conversation

North Texas is known for its great quality of life. But like every major metropolitan area across the country, our region faces a crisis. That crisis is ensuring every family has access to safe, quality, affordable…

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Feb. 23, 2016 by TREC Staff

Big Win at Casino Night

The Real Estate Council Young Guns hosted the tenth annual Casino Night at One Victory Park last week on February 18. More than 500 guests enjoyed the Miami themed event with casino-style games, cocktails, networking…

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Feb. 16, 2016 by Paul Rowsey, President and CEO, Compatriot Capital

20 Qualities of a Leader

In my opinion and in no particular order, these are the essential qualities a person must develop and possess to exhibit leadership qualities and ultimately have the opportunity to become a leader. Loyalty, both from…

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Feb. 16, 2016 by TREC Staff

Looking Ahead

TREC kicked off the year at the Annual Meeting with a new look. TREC Board Chair Diane Butler, CEO of BBG, said, “Last year TREC honored its past while celebrating its 25th anniversary, so this year we want to focus…

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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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