Author: kerrycurry

Articles by kerrycurry

  • Outlook for Industrial and Multifamily Still Strong among North Texas Investors
    Published on April 02, 2018 in Capital Markets
    Strong economic fundamentals, a favorable regulatory environment, and plenty of capital to deploy bode well for real estate investments, acquisitions, and development in 2018.
  • Dallas Fed Chair Sees Demographic, Financial Challenges Down the Road
    Published on January 12, 2018 in Market Trends
    With the Texas economy firing on all cylinders, 2018 looks to be another good year for many industries, including residential real estate and both the energy and industrial sectors. But key demographic changes could challenge the future prosperity of Texas and other states, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank president for the region speaking at a ULI event in Dallas.
  • Retailers Focusing on Customer Experience with an Eye on E-commerce
    Published on December 11, 2017 in Market Trends
    With e-commerce’s stake in U.S. retail at less than 10 percent, suggestions of a “retail apocalypse” of brick-and-mortar stores is greatly exaggerated, panelists said during a ULI North Texas event on the retail sector. Still, panelists at an event in Dallas said the industry has to find new ways to reinvent itself and connect with customers in order to thrive.
  • Texas Multifamily Investors Focused on Dallas, Tertiary Markets
    Published on September 05, 2017 in Development
    Texas markets are meeting a healthy demand for multifamily housing from millennials who are reaching renting age and baby boomers who are downsizing, while attracting investment from around the United States. At a recent conference, speakers said that fundamentals were generally strong with higher cap rates possible in tertiary markets such as Midland-Odessa, Waco, and Lubbock.
  • Transitioning Building Design to a Future of Compact, Driverless Cars
    Published on August 21, 2017 in Planning & Design
    As soon as 2030, the trend toward fewer and smaller cars will mean a reduced need for wide roads and parking, reshaping cities and how people interact. Experts explored the implications at a recent interdisciplinary parking symposium in Arlington, Texas, co-sponsored by ULI North Texas.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Region Considering Options for a Flexible Future of Parking
    Published on August 09, 2017 in Development
    Parking is a big issue in the Dallas/Fort Worth region, an area that 3.4 million more people are expected to call home between now and 2040, raising the total population to 10.6 million while adding 2.3 million more cars to clogged roadways. At an event in Dallas, land-use experts considered several solutions for a flexible future.
  • Rebounding Energy Sector Plus $2 Billion in TOD Buoy Development in Dallas
    Published on May 16, 2017 in Development
    At a ULI North Texas event in Dallas, panelists said that the renewed optimism among small business owners, strong consumer confidence, and a robust U.S. job market suggest that the next recession may be further away than predicted just a year ago. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is well-positioned for further gains, as 16 competed or under construction projects near DART stations are forecast to produce $2 billion in economic development.
  • Investors Going Long on Dallas/Fort Worth Office Market
    Published on March 24, 2017 in Capital Markets
    Both banks and alternative lenders increasingly see the Dallas/Fort Worth market as an attractive place to deploy capital in the commercial real estate sector and remain generally bullish on the region, said panelists speaking at a ULI North Texas event focused on capital markets.