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Linda McMahon

Linda McMahon

The Real Estate Council

Linda McMahon, president and CEO of The Real Estate Council, has been actively engaged in community development initiatives for 20 years. After a 30-year banking career, which included managing a $500 million commercial real estate portfolio for JPMorgan Chase, she is now the visionary leader of the 1,300 members and 500 member companies of The Real Estate Council, helping to shape initiatives that strengthen the industry and community.

Stories by Linda McMahon

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Commercial Real Estate

Rethinking Space is Key to Commercial Real Estate Recovery

From touchless technology to the return of private offices, the issues associated with this pandemic pose an entirely new set of challenges, says TREC CEO Linda McMahon.
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Commercial Real Estate

CRE Opinion: TREC’s 30th FightNight Reinforces Community Commitment

TREC has adopted the mantra “Build the City You’ve Imagined,” and our members are not afraid of going to great lengths to imagine a world-class city.
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Linda McMahon: TREC Champions Spark Community Transformation

The Real Estate Council recently hosted its 28th annual FightNight, which attracted more than 1,400 guests and raised more than $1.3 million. FightNight is the biggest industry fundraiser in the country, but many don’t realize the tremendous impact it has on North Texas.
Commentary

Linda McMahon: Bringing the Middle Class Back to Dallas

The middle class is waning in Texas, especially in Dallas, where the gap between high income and low income households is among the highest in the nation. This gap exists, in part, because it is far more affordable for middle-income families to live in the suburbs than in the city.
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Linda McMahon: The Trinity—It’s Time

I have seen a glimpse of Dallas’ future. Last week, professional teams for the Connected City Design Challenge wrapped up their final public presentations. I was inspired by the three visions that integrate nature into our urban setting, create strong districts with distinct characteristics, and connect the river to the city.

Stories by Linda McMahon

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Linda McMahon: Leaning In With The Real Estate Council

It takes bold action to change attitudes, but, unfortunately women who take initiative are often labeled ”bossy,” as well as other "b" names. This does nothing to further equality and fair treatment for what is now 50 percent of the workforce.
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Linda McMahon: The Glory of Going Bold

The long progression of The Real Estate Council’s first Impact Grant has finally come to fruition, and it proves that dreaming big makes a difference. A lot of people are taking credit these days for the Klyde Warren Park, and it’s true—there were a lot of cooks in this kitchen. But I can’t help but want the world to know that if it weren’t for The Real Estate Council, this deck park over Woodall Rodgers Freeway would not be here.
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Linda McMahon: We’re All in the “Life Improvement” Business

As we all run our businesses, we should keep these concepts in mind. How are we improving the lives of others? How can we have a purpose in life and work that has meaning?
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Linda McMahon: When DISD Wins, We All Win

Having a strong public school system is a significant economic development driver for our region. What happens in the classroom and in the boardroom at DISD is critical to our future. Voter turnout for the May 12 DISD Board of Trustees election is not expected to be robust—but I would challenge that it should be, and that this election truly is a tipping point.
Southern Dallas

Linda McMahon: Southern Dallas—Mission Possible

Earlier this week, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings kicked off his Southern Dallas initiative with the goal of driving new development into targeted neighborhoods in South and West Dallas. It’s essential to the health of our city to encourage smart growth in all sectors.