14th Annual North Texas Realty Conference

Friday, October 20, 2023

The Clubs of Prestonwood
15909 Preston Road
Dallas, TX, 75248

The Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter, will be presenting the 14th Annual North Texas Realty Conference on Friday, October 20, 2023.  The one-day program will be packed with all the economic and real estate industry information about the North Texas and National real estate markets you need.  It will also include current information and projections about the regional and national. Economies.  Leaders in the industry will share their first-hand experiences and perspectives on many critical issues.

Registration Fees:
$300.00 – Appraisal Institute members and non-members

Cancellation Fees:
$75.00 – until October 19, 2023
No refund after October 19, 2023


Registration Links:
In-Person Attendance Registration – https://ai.appraisalinstitute.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=AIChapterRegistration&Reg_evt_key=392200E7-2B99-4219-B781-C0194BB13FDF&goback=0

Virtual Attendance Registration – https://ai.appraisalinstitute.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=AIChapterRegistration&Reg_evt_key=D43D732A-671C-4116-A8A3-B2C20297CC51&goback=0

Conference Schedule:

7:00am–8:00am             Registration/Log-in/Continental Breakfast

8:00am–9:00am             What Recession?  In Pursuit of a Soft Landing

  • Thomas F. Siems, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Conference of State Bank Supervisors

9:00am–9:45am             Market Update                                

  • Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, The Dallas Morning News

9:45am–10:00am           Break

10:00am-11:00am          Alliance Texas Smart Port

  • Nicholas Konen, P.E., PMP, Director of Strategic Development, Hillwood

11:00am-11:45am          Economic Development Tools in Action

  • Natalie Moore, Project Manager, David Pettit Economic Development, LLC
  • Stewart McGregor, CEcD, Executive Director, Kaufman Economic Development Corporation
  • Monica Leura, Vice President-Development, Trademark Properties

11:45am–12:45pm         Lunch

12:45pm–1:30pm           Resiliency Amid Uncertainty: Dallas-Fort Worth CRE Update

  • Bill Kitchens, Director of Market Analytics, Dallas-Fort Worth, CoStar

1:30pm-2:00pm             Hotel Market Update

  • Colin Sherman, Director of Hospitality Analytics, CoStar Group

2:00pm–2:30pm            Build-For-Rent Housing

  • Heather McClure, Senior Director-Capital Markets, Walker & Dunlop

2:30pm-3:00pm             Multifamily Affordable Housing

  • Blair Holden, Director, Originations, Affordable Housing, Equity, Walker & Dunlop

 3:00pm–3:15pm            Break

3:15pm–4:30pm            Commercial Property Panel Discussion

  • Mark O’Briant, CCIM, Managing Director, Charter Holdings (Moderator)
  • Cole Blocker, Senior Associate, DuWest Properties (Retail)
  • Austin Brooks, Managing Director-Hotel Investment Advisory Group, Hodges Ward Elliott (Hotel)
  • Christopher Cauthen, Vice President of Capital Markets & Acquisitions, Harwood International (Office)
  • David Eseke, SIOR, Executive Managing Director, Industrial Tenant Advisory & Leasing Leader-Dallas, Cushman & Wakefield (Industrial)
  • Ruth Griggs, Senior Vice President, Thirty-Four Commercial (Office)
  • Jennifer Pierson, Managing Partner, STRIVE (Retail)
  • John St. Claire, Executive Managing Director, Younger Partners (Land and Retail)
  • Stuart Wernick, Senior Vice President and Managing Director-Capital Markets, Walker & Dunlop (Multifamily)

4:30pm-6:00pm             Reception


Sponsorship – 14th Annual North Texas Realty Conference

Be a 2023 Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter Conference Sponsor!  A variety of sponsor levels are available for the highest attended event of the year.  Benefits of sponsorship include:

  • Excellent exposure to the area’s most lauded valuation experts.
  • Industry good will.
  • An opportunity to brand your company as a supporter of quality valuation services.

A detailed list of sponsor opportunities and benefits can be found at this link: http://ainorthtexas.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Sponsor-Opportunities-2023-Realty-Conference.pdf.  Please review the list and select a sponsor level.  Complete the Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities Registration Form and return it to the Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter office.  Confirmation of your commitment will be provided to you.

You are encouraged to participate in this exceptional opportunity to showcase your products and services to real estate valuation professionals and make valuable contacts.  This event is not to be missed!