MRED students and faculty attended the Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting this year in Dallas, TX from October 23-27, 2016. The five day trip began with ULI Mobile Workshop tours as part of the conference. Mobile tours for the MRED students included: Bold Actions: The Forth Worth Story, Uptown Density, Icons and Innovation, Sales in the City, TOD in Uptown and Beyond, Follow the Trail: Trinity Trail, and the Trammell Crow Legacy.
MRED students also got an exclusive presentations as part of this year’s ULI trip.
Harvin Hunter and Tyler Potts with the Dallas Cowboys Corporate Partnership Services provided the group a tour of The Star. The Star in Frisco, Texas is the official name for the 91-acre development that will be home to the Cowboys new world headquarters, training complex, a 12,000-seat multi-use event center, and a wide range of mixed-use elements on the property.
Alan Owings with Forest City discussed the current phase of 3700M, with representatives from Rogers O’Brien, the project’s general contractor. Alan discussed the project details and reviewed the BIM model for the new 21-story residential tower in the West Village of Dallas’s Uptown district. Students toured the construction site and visited the model units and amenity deck at the phase one project-3700M located next door.
Students attended Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017® as they’ve done in previous years. They heard about the success of Klyde Warren Park, a 5-acre urban green environment built over the Woodall Rogers freeway and had dinner at The Rustic, a well-known Dallas restaurant with local, farm-fresh ingredients.