Fort Worth is often recognized for its Western heritage. But Fort Worth has become a world-class city full of diverse cultural offerings and a model of urban planning. Working from a 30-year master plan of…
DFW International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports, ranking third globally in total operations. With over 4,000 acres of developable land, it is also a real estate development magnet, with extensive new retail…
Join us on a tour of the multi-faceted 18,000 acre master-planned development, AllianceTexas, a ULI Award of Excellence winner. First stop on the tour, an overview of the new $1B Facebook Data Center. Announced in…
Legacy was initially envisioned by H. Ross Perot as a vast office park with broad boulevards and extensive green space separating major corporate headquarters. Fast-forward 25 years and Legacy Town Center is the center of…
In a mere 25 years, the DFW region is expected to grow by 10.5 million residents, but where will they choose to live? This full day tour will visit several of the top master-planned communities and the new American dream.
Do trails attract development? Find out on this exciting tour to Fort Worth's Trinity Trail.
Bridging the CBD core and popular Uptown district, Klyde Warren Park is the definition of connectivity. Physically uniting two parts of the city that were long divided by a sunken freeway, the park has exceeded…
Mass transit has helped transform downtown Dallas and the commercial nodes close to the urban core. As walkability and access to rail become required lifestyle options for millennials, the central business district (CBD) has attracted…
Real estate icon Trammell Crow had an enormous impact on the city of Dallas, both through the buildings he developed and the many industry leaders who began their careers under his leadership. Trace the growth…
Join this exciting, day-long tour and visit three different downtown districts and hear their unique stories of transformation.
Modern Main Street is anchored by two new public parks, Main Street Gardens on the east and Belo Gardens on the West. We’ll walk this revitalizing street, highlighted by the Joule Hotel with its trendy…
No chain restaurants welcome here. Begin your locavore experience in the Bishop Arts District, where small entrepreneurs bootstrapped an aging commercial area into a burgeoning restaurant, local retail goods, and multifamily housing destination. But success…
Uptown began as a multifamily outpost and is now the city’s most expensive office and mixed-use market. This walking tour will visit the latest additions to this hot spot, including the gleaming McKinney & Olive…
The DART transit system is having an impact on areas far beyond the CBD and its immediate neighborhoods. On this tour, visit two contrasting suburban TOD success stories. First, ride DART to CityLine, a ground-up…
We know millennials will rent in urban areas, but who will buy in denser locations, and what products are selling? Participants on this tour will see a variety of new for-sale homes in and around…
Take a bike tour on the Katy Trail and learn about the important impact it has had on the surrounding communities, including demand for high-rise living and rental rates.
Join Cowboys legend and business leader Roger Staubach as he talks with other North Texas executives about why institutional capital, people, and companies continue to gravitate to North Texas.
War, migration, urbanization, and advances in technology are all changing the world around us. Visionaries will share their thoughts on the global impact of these challenges and how leveraging connectivity could transform our world.
The ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative presents an intimate conversation with Lucy Billingsley, co-founder and partner at the Billingsley Company, a real estate firm that specializes in master-planned developments, using principles of new urbanism.
Cities and communities are shaped by the ideas and interactions of the people within them. Thought leaders will shine a spotlight on how creating community and accelerating innovation can revitalize and reconnect cities and neighborhoods.
Understanding risk and vulnerability is critical to mitigating threats to our security. Experts will share real solutions for minimizing cyber threats, addressing food insecurity issues, and solving drought and water shortage problems.
Geared for the emerging entrepreneur, this lively session will explore the competing schools of thought on the sell/hold decision, the strategy behind making this critical decision possible, and why one size—or answer—doesn’t fit all.
Join the Robert C. Larson Leadership Initiative for the Mentor Mart for Emerging Leaders. This highly interactive session will create the opportunity for ULI’s emerging leaders to connect with ULI trustees, governors, and other senior members.
Satellites, drones, and 3-D printing are all technologies that are at the forefront of global change influencing how we see the world, analyze data, and address the built environment. Innovation leaders will share the real-world applications of these tools.
Join us as we hear from both providers and users of capital from around the globe and get their insights on the short- and long-term trends.
Come hear the findings from the 38th annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2017 survey and interviews and have the opportunity to ask your own questions.
The semiannual ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast, a survey of leading industry experts, was just released.Hear a lively debate between participating survey experts as they explain or defend their views.
Join this session to hear from exceptional thought leaders on how good schools can attract residents, build strong community, and increase property values.
Join this session to hear how transformative urban regeneration projects have the potential to help cities reposition themselves in this competitive international market.
Hear about the forces that came together to fund Klyde Warren Park, challenges in constructing it over an operating freeway, and its emergence as a focal point for the development boom that is reshaping Dallas’s downtown.
Hear lessons learned from the ULI Healthy Corridors Project and get a download on effective strategies and tools that can be used to transform corridors in your community into thriving places.
At this session, ULI Advisory Services panel participants and local developers and officials will discuss what Dallas is doing to expand mixed-income housing—and what other cities can do to create mixed-income communities.
Hear from an international panel that will explore the implications that creating new anchor institutions and innovation districts have on land use and real estate investment in urban areas.
Join this session and hear a panel of design, development and place-making experts as they discuss the implications of the “non-mall” of the future and how the industry may find the greatest opportunity in transforming tired sites into uniquely experiential destinations that consumers crave and vibrant gathering places cities need.
This session will feature a moderated discussion with representatives of three large U.S. cities who participated in the Daniel Rose Fellowship at the Rose Center for Public Leadership, a partnership between ULI and the National League of Cities that advises mayors and cities on urban redevelopment challenges, about lessons they learned from engaging with the private development community, and how this experience affected their cities’ progress on their local land use challenge.
Come hear from a panel of Uptown development experts on the key projects and other critical factors that have made Uptown the vibrant heart of urban Dallas.
In this session, developers will share how they work within the current landscape and what opportunities they see ahead as changes unfold. Hear from city and suburban officials on their recent experience and current policy regarding these areas and neighborhoods.
Industry leaders will share their insights into how companies are riding the maverick of technology disruption to create new business opportunities, starting with autonomous vehicles and drones, which are forcing us to rethink the way people, machines, and buildings interact.
Compact, well-connected urban development can create vibrant cities that are more competitive, inclusive, resilient, cleaner, quieter, and safer and have lower carbon footprints. Despite this, resistance to density abounds, and many cities around the world…
Hear restaurant legend Phil Romano explain what attracted him to the land, the opportunities he saw that others didn’t, the role of the “restaurant incubator catalyst,” and his plans for the future.
This session will feature a moderated discussion with three very thoughtful public leaders from large U.S. cities about how they are using innovation in community engagement to resolve conflicts between competing goals while addressing major resource disparities across neighborhoods.
Join this session to hear the different strategies pursued by Fort Worth and Dallas in developing their arts and culture districts.
Hear from developers in 18-hour cities about how their projects have been at the forefront of this successful change.
Join this session to hear from industry leaders about the requirements for land, labor, and logistics that will be necessary to support the exponential growth within the e-commerce retail industry and satisfy demand for faster delivery programs.
What does the future hold for cars and parking? Hear a panel of experts discuss their ideas and experiences regarding the future of surface and structured parking facilities, as well as how the overall streetscape is adapting to accommodate the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and the autonomous vehicle.
Learn how Legacy West leveraged the power of a high-energy, diverse urban environment to attract major corporate relocations and help redefine suburbia by reshaping the region and creating a template for corporate development.
Join this session to hear about key trends, pioneering developments, and new innovations in the relationship between real estate developers and cities that are embracing food as a development focus.
Hear development visionaries talk about the iconic projects that are creating a sustainable, walkable, and navigable corridor that is connecting Fort Worth via the Trinity River.
Join this interactive discussion and explore how homebuilders and MPC developers are working together to realize projects in an increasingly complex and challenging market.
This session will explore how seemingly obsolete industrial buildings have found new life in the new economy, capitalizing on those buildings’ inherent locational and structural qualities to create dynamic, desirable workplaces.
Hear two examples of high-density, joint developments to learn best practices for creating best-in-class mixed-use developments.
Following up on the well-attended Resorts Reimagined panel in San Francisco, this panel will discuss with the latest rock stars in architecture what is going on with regard to urban resort hotels in cities.
Learn about why lawmakers and industry leaders believe changes in energy management will spur market transformation and reward the owners and tenants who pursue efficiency.
This panel will look at the abandonment of suburban corporate headquarters and the subsequent opportunities for developers.
Join Jonathan Rose as he shares five characteristics from his new book, The Well-Tempered City, that cities and metropolitan regions can develop to not only help prepare for megatrends, but to thrive.
Dallas leaders will discuss the city's transformation from a one-dimensional commercial district, to a vibrant, diverse urban center.
Shark Tank brings together real money and real deals with a celebrity panel of “sharks” to vet the deals and offer the audience a look behind the closed doors of an investment committee.
Join our experts as we share case studies about adaptive use of large central business district (CBD) office towers and delve into some of the key factors and considerations.
Are you a multifamily developer trying to make your numbers work? Hear from industry leaders about innovations and building techniques being used in new multifamily developments.
Hear two different regional strategies on overcoming obstacles to successful mixed-use strategies.
Hear from experts why the consensus economic view is not always right.
Small-scale developers do not always have easy access to capital. Join this session to listen in as a project sponsor pitches an actual deal to a panel of capital sources.