2017 Dallas Fort Worth Apartment Summit


2017 Dallas Fort Worth Apartment Summit
Thursday, May 18, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Las Colinas Country Club
4400 N O Connor Rd, Irving, Texas 75062


7:55 AM Welcome & Introduction

8:00 AM 2016 Dallas Fort Worth Apartment Market Overview – State of the Market

• What is the state of the vacancies and what does the overall market look like
• With vacancies at record lows how does Dallas Fort Worth stack up compared to the rest of the U.S.
• What is driving the Apartment Market in Dallas Fort Worth
• Leasing Activities and how marketing apartments to tenants has changed
• Demographic Characteristics of Apartment Renters
• What projects are leasing up and why are they successful
• What are the outside influences that are creating momentum in the Apartment Market 
• Emerging Trends in Apartment Operations
• How to Operate your Apartment Building for Success
• Tools for Apartment Operators to drive more revenue to the bottom line
9:00 AM Capital’s Comeback: The evolution of apartment financing
• What type of deals are HUD, Fannie & Freddie looking to target today 
• Understanding the HUD Audit Requirements & Regulatory Agreements 
• Working through compliance issues 
• How has underwriting changed 
• What is the future for the agency lenders 
• What is the outlook for 2017/2018 and beyond for lenders, buyers, sellers, developers 
• Who is lending, and what are some alternative sources of capital?
• Which deals are more likely to get done and what are the capital requirements
• What changes should we expect in underwriting criteria and how can we get deals done
• What types of governmental programs are available and how do I access them?

9:50 Break

10:00 AM Apartment Investment Sales Update – Will 2017 & 2018 be better than 2016

• Recap on major transactions over the past 12 months in Dallas Fort Worth
• The changing fundamentals of Multifamily Investments and what this means to investors
• Where are CAP Rates at and where are they heading
• Where is the apartment market heading in Dallas Fort Worth and Why 
• How do you underwrite and evaluating properties in today’s marketplace 
• How are you raising equity today and what type of yields for investors 
• What type of yields should you expect and What are the fundamentals today 
• How is today’s economy and the housing market affecting the Apartment Industry
• Growing trends and what can we expect in the next 1 to 2 years

11:00 AM Building a Successful Project from start to finish – Development Trends
• Recap on recently completed projects over the past 12 months and how have they leased up
• Overview on new construction that is underway how are they doing on pre-leasing
• Where is the biggest potential for growth in Dallas Fort Worth 
• Case studies of successful projects that have been developed and built right 
• The importance of building a strong partnership with a municipality 
• How are developers raising equity for Apartment Projects
• New Development vs. Existing: Where are the opportunities and why
• Downtown vs. Suburban Development: Where is the opportunity and why
• Future Prediction on Apartment Development and Construction business in Dallas Fort Worth

12:00 PM Adjourn & Networking


2017 Dallas Fort Worth Apartment Summit


  • When

  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Las Colinas Country Club
    4400 N O Connor Rd
    Irving, Texas 75062

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