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Real Estate Transformation Expert to Kick off TCOG’s Economic Recovery & Resiliency Workshop Series
But investing locally and incrementally in businesses and buildings, with an eye toward resiliency and partnerships with local governments, makes it more likely communities will withstand the next challenges and continue to thrive. That is why Monte Anderson, president of Duncanville-based Options Real Estate, will lead a workshop at 8 a.m. August 18, 2021, the first of four Texoma Council of Governments public workshops that focus on different methods of building personal and community prosperity in the TCOG Region.
Anyone interested in small-scale real estate investment, starting a small-scale business or spurring private investment in local communities is urged to attend.
The two-hour presentation, Incremental Development – How to Start Small & Build Wealth and Local Resilience, will take place at The Finley 502, 500 N. Elm St., Sherman, TX 75090 and will begin with an update on the status of the Economic Disaster Mitigation Plan before hearing from Mr. Anderson.
WHAT: Public workshop on Incremental Development – How to Start Small & Build Wealth and Local Resilience, the first in a series of Texoma Council of Governments public workshops on economic recovery and resiliency.
WHO: Monte Anderson, president of Duncanville-based Options Real Estate; expert on small-scale business and communities working together for economic resiliency.
WHEN: 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021
WHERE: The Finley 502, 500 N. Elm St., Sherman, TX 75090
To register for the workshop, click here.
Anderson is a 25-year real estate veteran in sales, leasing, property management, development and construction in Dallas and Ellis counties. In Dallas, he repurposed Tyler Station, a blighted 1930’s manufacturing plant, into a local co-working facility. He is responsible for renovation of the 1940’s Belmont Hotel and surrounding neighborhood development in Dallas. He has also applied incremental development and promoted small scale businesses through projects such as Main Street Duncanville, Mid-Towne Midlothian, Fire Station #15 in Bishop Arts, the Historic Texas Theatre, and Thorntree Country Club. Anderson also is a former Duncanville City council member and co-founder of the Incremental Development Alliance, a group dedicated to training small developers nationwide to strengthen their own neighborhoods. He chaired the Oak Cliff, Cedar Hill and DeSoto Chambers of Commerce, the Oak Cliff Foundation and the Best Southwest Partnership, and was founding president of the North Texas Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism.