Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Real Points Daily Reports on Commercial Real Estate Full Schedule of CRE Events in March

March is a busy month for DFW commercial real estate events. A seminar on client relationship strategies, an update on the North Texas water supply, and a half-day, jam-packed outlook conference hosted by ULI are just three of the learning and networking opportunities coming up this month. Here’s more information on upcoming activities. For the complete lineup, check out RealPoints’ regularly-updated calendar of events.
March 8—”Building Long-lasting Client Relationships,” part of NTCAR’s four-part Sales Success Series. The featured speakers are UCR’s Mickey Ashmore and JLL’s Brad Selner. It runs from 4-7 p.m. at Spectrum Center in Addison.
March 21—”What’s Next: Real Estate in the New Economy,” hosted by the Urban Land Institute. A follow up to ULI’s recent annual Emerging Trends Forecast, it will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the W Hotel in Victory Park. Speakers will discuss how fundamental societal changes could dramatically affect real estate development through the end of the decade. Featured speakers include Fred Balda, Hillwood Communities; Lucy Billingsley, Billingsley Co.; Frank Bliss, Cooper & Stebbins;  Bruce Carlson, CM Architects; Robert Folzenlogen, Hillwood Properties; Jack Fraker, CBRE; A.C. Gonzalez, City of Dallas; Gar Herring, MG Herring Group; Robert Kembel, Huffines Communities; Scott Lowe, 5GStudio; Jack Matthews, Matthews Southwest; Steve Modory, Champion Partners; Terry Montesi, Trademark Property Co.; Charles Myers, MYCON General Contractors;  Ann Saegert, Haynes and Boone LLP; Ken Smith, JC Penney; Jeff Turner, Duke Realty; and David Watson, Direct Development.
March 21—”North Texas Water Supply Update,” hosted by CREW Dallas, will feature Denise Hickey, PR coordinator for the North Texas Municipal Water District. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. at Park City Club in Dallas.
March 22—”Data Center Roundtable,” hosted by the Society for Marketing Professional Services. A panel of experts will discuss what the future may hold for this specialty realty sector from 7:30-10 a.m. at Cityplace Conference and Event Center.
March 23—”Northern Tier Office Tour and Forum,” hosted by NTCAR, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees will get an up-close look at office properties in the bustling markets of Frisco, Allen, Plano, and Richardson.
March 29—”Developer of the Year and Logistics Trends Update,” presented by NAIOP in the newly remodeled Dallas Country Club. The featured speaker is Tim Feemster, senior vice president and director of global logistics and supply chain consultancy for Grubb & Ellis. Registration and networking from 7-7:30 a.m.; breakfast buffet and program from 7:30-9 a.m.
March 29—”Investor Forum: Why DFW, Why Now?” is the topic of NTCAR’s March membership meeting, starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Panelists include Jeremy Giles of Prologis, Tom Fishman of Cobalt Capital Partners, Peter Khan of Spear Street Capital, Chris Schmidt of Invesco, and Michael Speer of Brookfield Asset Management. Moderating is Andrew Levy of Holliday Fenoglio Fowler.
Coming up in April, SMU’s Real Estate Society will look at private investment in downtown Dallas, and NTCAR will host its 2012 Hall of Fame dinner.
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