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2100 McKinney
2100 Ross, LP
2201 Main, LLC
42 Real Estate, LLC
5G Studio Collaborative
ACORE Capital
All Saints Church Dallas
Amegy Bank of Texas
American Airlines Center
AMLI Fountain Place
ANDRES Construction Services
Arcosa, Inc.
AT&T Performing Arts Center
Atmos Energy Corporation
Balfour Beatty Construction
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America Plaza
Bell Nunnally
Billingsley Company
Blue Cross and Blue Shield C1 Innovation Lab
Bracewell LLP
Brad Oldham Sculpture
Braemar Hotels & Resorts
Celebree School Dallas Arts District
Charter Holdings
City Electric Supply/400 Record
City of Dallas
Colliers International
Comerica Bank
Comerica Bank Tower/Stream Realty Partners
Common Desk
Connected Coworking
Crawford Consulting Group
Crescent Real Estate Equities, Ltd./The Crescent
Crow Museum of Asian Art
D Magazine
Dallas Arts District
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Citizens Council
Dallas College
Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Dallas Marriott City Center
Dallas Museum of Art
DallasNews Corporation
Dallas Public Library
Dallas Regional Chamber
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Davidson Bogel Real Estate
East Quarter Dental
First Presbyterian Church of Dallas
Fortis Property Group, LLC/Chase Tower
Foundry Commercial
Frontline Source Group, Inc.
Gables Residential
Goddard Investment Group/Fountain Place
Goldman Sachs
Granite Properties
Grant Thornton LLP
Greyhound Lines, Inc.
Hall Arts Hotel
Hamilton Properties Corporation
Harwood Center
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Headington Companies, LLC
Hello Studios
Hillwood/Victory Park
HKS, Inc.
Holland & Knight
Hoque Global/DRG Concepts 
HR&A Advisors, Inc.
HRI Hospitality
Huitt Zollars, Inc.
Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Interior Resources Group
Jackson Walker LLP
JBJ Management
J.P. Morgan Chase
JW Marriott Dallas Arts District
KDC Real Estate Development & Investments
KFK Group
Kirksey Architecture
Klyde Warren Park
Larkspur Capital LP
Lincoln Property Company
Local Favorite
Locke Lord
Lone Wolf Oil Co., LLC
Madison Partners, LLC
Magnolia Hotel Dallas
Matthews Southwest
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
McKinsey and Company
Merriman Anderson Architects, Inc.
Mill Creek Residential
MMF Strategies
Moss & Associates
Nasher Sculpture Center
Neiman Marcus
Newt Walker Company
North Texas Commission
Oak View Group 360 - Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
Oglesby Greene Architecture
OJB Landscape Architecture
Omni Hotels & Resorts
On Brand Hospitality
Pacific Elm Properties
Parking Company of America
Parks for Downtown Dallas
PlainsCapital Bank
Platinum Parking
Plaza of the Americas
Renaissance Saint Elm Dallas Downtown
Renaissance Tower
Republic Center
Republic Property Group
Ross Tower
Rose City Partners, LLC
RP Texas Mgt, LLC
Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Ryan Law Firm, PLLC
Ryan, LLC
Santander Tower
Shanks Architects
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
SP + Corporation
Spectrum Enterprise
Spectrum Properties, LTD/Dallas Farmers Market
Stewart Title Commercial Services
Structure Tone Southwest
Tangram Interiors
TASK Pressure Washing
TBG Partners
Texas Brand Bank
Thanks-Giving Foundation
The Adolphus
The Beck Group
The Fairmont Hotel Dallas
The Joule Hotel
The Metropolitan at 1200 Main HOA
The Real Estate Council
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
The Statler Hotel & Residences
The Walsh Group
The Westin Dallas Downtown
Thompson Dallas Hotel
Todd Interests
Tower Club Dallas
Trammell Crow Center
Turner Construction Company
University of North Texas System
Uptown Dallas, Inc.
Visit Dallas
Walter P Moore
Wells Fargo
Westdale Commercial Real Estate Investment & Management
White Rhino Coffee
Wildcat Management
Woodbine Development Corporation
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
ZOM Living
DDI Board

Board of Directors

2023 Officers

Katy Murray

President & Chief Financial Officer, DallasNews Corporation

Vice Chair
Ted Hamilton

CEO, Hamilton Properties Corporation

Larry Daniels

SVP of Operations,
HRI Hospitality

Amy Lewis Hofland

Senior Director, Crow Museum of Asian Art

Name TitleCompany
Brian BergersenPresident & CEOSpectrum Properties, LTD/Dallas Farmers Market
Mattia Flabiano IIISenior PrincipalPage
Jim GreerSenior Executive Vice President & COOOncor
Susan HarrisManager, Public AffairsAtmos Energy Corporation
Mike HoqueCEOHoque Global
Steve HulseyPresident & Executive Managing PrincipalCorgan
Suzan KedronPartnerJackson Walker
Michael PetersonVice President, External AffairsAT&T
Jennifer ScrippsPresident & CEODowntown Dallas, Inc.
Sara TerryChief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President Pacific Elm Properties
Amy TharpChief Operating OfficerDowntown Dallas, Inc.
Michael TregoningPresidentHeadington Companies, LLC
Bradford Williams, PhDVice Chancellor, Operations; President, El Centro CampusDallas College, El Centro Campus
Allan ZreetPrincipalJacobs

Board of Governors

Tim AdairVice President, General ManagerNeiman Marcus
Milton AndersonPresidentMerriman Anderson Architects
Brock BaileyDallas Managing PartnerBracewell LLP
Evan BeattieSenior Principal/Chairman/ CEOGFF
Michael BlackwellSenior Managing DirectorMill Creek Residential Trust
Courtney BlohmSenior Property ManagerRenaissance Tower
Wendy BridgesEVP, Executive Director of Corporate ResponsibilityComerica Bank
Bill BrokawSenior Vice PresidentHillwood Urban
Kimberley "Kim" BrooksPrincipalTranswestern
Dave BrownChief Operating OfficerAmerican Airlines Center
Rep. John BryantTexas House Member,
District 114
Texas House of Representatives
Sone CavazosPresident of Real EstateLabora Group
Peer ChackoPrincipal, Planning & Urban Design Leader
Community Development - US Texas
Fletcher CordellSenior Vice PresidentCBRE
Matt Craft Executive Vice PresidentLincoln Property Company
Brandi CrawfordDirector, Integrated Planning ServicesHNTB
John CrawfordPresidentCrawford Consulting/Real Estate
Laura CrawfordMarketing Director, Associate PrincipalPerkins&Will
Mike CulverGeneral ManagerJW Marriott Dallas Arts District
Nicholas "Nick" DiazExecutive Vice President - Commercial BankingAmegy Bank
Noa DowlSenior Vice President Equity ComplianceJBJ Management
Zenetta DrewExecutive DirectorDallas Black Dance Theatre
Colin FitzgibbonsPresidentHunt Realty Investments, Inc.
Jeff FrenchPartnerGrant Thornton LLP
Adam GollubGeneral Manager The Statler Dallas
Melissa GrahamSenior Property ManagerComerica Bank Tower/Stream Realty Partners, LP
Tara GreenPrincipal of Program DevelopmentOJB Landscape Architecture
Lisa HallSenior General ManagerBank of America Plaza
Jonathan HaywoodBusiness Relationship ManagerANDRES Construction Services
Jessica HeerSVP, Talent AttractionDallas Regional Chamber
Brent HockadayPartnerBell Nunnally
David HomsherManaging Director, Asset ManagementACORE Capital
Todd HowardExecutive Vice PresidentKirksey Architecture
David JohnsonSenior Vice President, United Capital IntegratedGoldman Sachs
Codi KnightDirector, Project DevelopmentHeadington Companies, LLC
Keenan KolendoPartnerHaynes and Boone, LLP
Eric KruegerExecutive Vice President, TexasBalfour Beatty Construction
Marijke Lantz FlowersSenior VP of Investments and Build to SuitsBillingsley Company
Emily LedetSenior Vice President - DFW Market ExecutiveBank of America Merrill Lynch
Hunter LeeDallas PartnerHPI Real Estate Services & Investments/Ross Tower
Nadine LeePresident & CEODallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Ken LuceFounderLDWW
Richard MarkhamPrincipalGoddard Investment Group
Ginger MartinGeneral ManagerHALL Arts Hotel
Ed McGoniglePrincipal, Architecture DallasThe Beck Group
Linda McMahonPresident and CEOThe Real Estate Council
Amy MeadowsPresident & CEOParks for Downtown Dallas
Justin MillerPrincipalPlaza of the Americas - Transwestern
Jesse MorenoCouncil Member, District 2City of Dallas
Dan NoblePresident & CEOHKS, Inc.
Silvina NordenstohlHead of U.S.Galderma
Neal ParikhPartnerMcKinsey & Company
John PettewaySenior Vice President, Branch BankingWells Fargo
Vasavi PillaCoordinator, Public Improvement Districts (PIDs)City of Dallas
Geena PiwetzChief Operating OfficerRP Texas Mgt, LLC
Billy PrewittExecutive Vice President & Chief Investment OfficerPacific Elm Properties
Matthew RennaMarket ExecutiveJ.P. Morgan Chase
Paul RidleyCouncil Member, District 14City of Dallas
Scott RohrmanPresident42 Real Estate
Hector SanchezCEOPremier
Kit SawersPresidentKlyde Warren Park
Josh ShaneUrban Planner & Project Manager, DFW MetroAECOM
Richard StocktonPresident & CEOBraemar Hotels & Resorts
Jeremy StrickDirectorNasher Sculpture Center
Kristian TelekiSenior Vice President,  DevelopmentMatthews Southwest
Shawn ToddManaging Partner & CEOTodd Interests
Sam TuckerArea Director, Sales and MarketingThe Adolphus
Adrian VerdinCEOOn Brand Hospitality
Heather WalkerSenior Director, Client ServicesVisit Dallas
Ray WashburnePresident & CEOCharter Holdings
Lily WeissExecutive DirectorDallas Arts District
Steve WhitcraftPreconstruction ManagerTurner Construction Company
George YoungbloodVice President, Commercial LendingPlainsCapital Bank
Member Benefits and Dues

As a member of Downtown Dallas, Inc., not only will you be invited to attend meetings and forums that will educate and inform you about Downtown, but you’ll also have the opportunity to help shape the policies and programs of Downtown by becoming a member of committees, task forces and advisory groups.

Plus, you’ll get the chance to participate in an aggressive marketing effort to expand and improve the image of Downtown, as well as help support our goals to keep Downtown at the forefront of the city’s agenda. It’s the perfect chance to make a true difference Downtown, and it’s also a great opportunity to network!

What You'll Receive

Once you and your company become a member of Downtown Dallas, Inc., you'll have exclusive access to our professional staff with expertise in marketing, real estate development, Downtown operations management, public policy and planning, as well as educational forums, reports, resources, and other professional collateral materials.

Participation Opportunities

  • Invitations to exclusive DDI member and partner events
  • Opportunity to host/sponsor DDI partnered events for residents and/or members and board members
  • Discounted member pricing for all DDI ticketed events
  • Discounted park rental fees at parks and plazas permitted and managed by DDI

Assistance and Influence

  • Access to DDI staff to present to your employees or stakeholders
  • Public safety presentations and audits for member company
  • Access to DDI professional staff for meetings, referrals, and introductions to other DDI members, board members, and city staff.
  • DDI can help facilitate and assist with public-private partnerships
  • DDI can meet with potential tenants/investors to help tell the Downtown story and provide useful research/data

Stay Informed

  • Access to Downtown maps, resources, and other professional marketing collateral materials - perfect for new hire orientations, sales or investment pitches, or information packets
  • Access to our annual development map and other research publications
  • Opportunity to submit requests for custom data and/or reports* provided by our Economic Development Research Analyst
  • Members can request to be added to DERT (Downtown Emergency Response Team) alerts (street closures, protests, events, etc

    * up to 2 custom reports per calendar year per member organization

Marketing Partnership Opportunities and Platforms

  • Sponsorship and partnership opportunities for B2B or consumer-facing events (Annual Meeting, Mayor's forum, holiday events, movie series, special events and programming)
  • Email Communications and Newsletters
    • Around Downtown: A bi-monthly newsletter highlighting upcoming events and the hottest new openings in Downtown and surrounding districts - a great resource for your employees!
    • Downtown Monthly: A monthly B2B newsletter that keeps subscribers up-to-date on news and announcements about topics such as economic development, key policy changes, and member news.
  • Opportunity to promote your business or provide offers to other DDI members, Downtown residents, and other targeted audiences through dedicated email communications (limit 2 per calendar year)
  • Opportunity for inclusion in social media promotion (200,000+ followers/fans)
  • Discount pricing for ads and consideration for content inclusion in special publications (examples: Dallas Business Journal Special Downtown Dallas Insert, D CEO Insert, Annual report, State of Downtown report)

Still have questions about dues or signing up?

Call us at 214-744-1270 or email Gary Johnson at

Getting Involved

Why Become a Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) Member?

With many unique districts—from Main Street District and Victory Park to Dallas Arts District, Dallas Farmers Market, and Deep Ellum—Downtown is evolving faster than ever, and Downtown Dallas, Inc. is at the center of it all.

As a Downtown Dallas, Inc. member, you and your company can be part of this renaissance and revitalization. Your organization’s dues will be invested in the continued, unprecedented growth and success of Downtown Dallas. Together, we can ensure that Downtown will become a globally-recognized center for commerce, entertainment, and residential life.

The future of Downtown is wholly dependent upon the collective effort - between your organization and DDI - to recognize and build upon recent successes, including the retention and recruitment of large corporations, park and open space maintenance and programming, and public improvements. We are stronger together in our efforts to improve quality of life for Downtown's workers, residents, and visitors.

Committee Overview

Downtown Dallas, Inc. works with our members to identify opportunities that best suit interests and expertise for engagement in our standing committees.

Our Mission

Downtown Dallas, Inc. is the principal advocate, champion, and steward of Downtown, effecting change by developing strategies, setting targets, and mobilizing resources that:

  • Stimulate a vibrant and sustainable Downtown environment
  • Improve infrastructure
  • Enhance economic competitiveness
  • Create a culturally inclusive urban center
  • Position the area as a global destination
  • Foster innovation and technology in all aspects of the urban experience


Our Strategic Priorities
  • Public Safety
  • Maintenance and Beautification
  • Great Placemaking
  • Strategic Partnerships and Communications
  • Economic Development and Planning
  • Complete Neighborhoods
  • Urban Mobility
  • Membership Development

At Downtown Dallas, Inc., our members play a critical role in these efforts. As active members of task forces, committees and volunteer groups, our members don’t just help fund our efforts, they also participate in a meaningful and engaged way to help the Downtown area.

Signature Events

Downtown Dallas, Inc. hosts two annual business events that are meaningful opportunities to strengthen your business relationships and highlight your brand. Make your mark in creating a engaged and vibrant Downtown and become a sponsor of:

Annual Meeting & Luncheon

Our top business and fundraising event of the year, bringing together more than 1,000 industry leaders to celebrate Downtown Dallas, hear from a nationally recognized keynote speaker on a local community topic of interest, and more.

State of Downtown

The Dallas Mayor delivers an annual address to the business community.

Interested in sponsoring a signature event? Download the 2023 DDI Sponsorship Brochure.

Groundbreaker Award

About the Award

For more than a decade, Downtown Dallas, Inc. has been recognizing prominent leaders and influential city builders in our community. The DDI Groundbreaker Award recognizes a company or individual who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to and significantly impacted the progression of, Downtown Dallas. This award recognizes an individual or company’s effort to help stimulate and maintain a vibrant environment, advance the goals of DDI's strategic 360 Plan, facilitate a diverse downtown environment through DE&I initiatives, and promote community involvement in Downtown Dallas.

The nomination cycle for the 2024 Groundbreaker Award will open on August 28th, 2024.

Past Recipients


Ambassador Ron Kirk receives the 2023 Downtown Dallas, Inc., Groundbreaker Award from President & CEO Jennifer Scripps

Photo Credits Thomas Garza Photography