What is The Young Leaders Council?

The purpose of the Young Leaders Council is to gather young commercial real estate professionals to increase networking, provide mentoring opportunities from some of the best-known and most experienced leaders on the forefront of Tarrant County real estate, to provide education opportunities, and to assist the Real Estate Council with both political and philanthropic community affairs!

Young Leader membership is restricted to those who have an interest in commercial real estate and who are under the age of 35!

What is The Steering Committee?

The YLC Steering Committee is responsible for planning unique programs and events that are of special interest to our Young Leaders throughout the year. This includes the Mentoring Series the Dodgeball Tournament, the Panther Den Competition and the Breakfast Club. Members of this committee must be Young Leaders.

Committee Chair:  Rikki Dee Weaver, Dunaway Associates

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All proceeds from our annual dodgeball tournament go toward Read Fort Worth.


They work with partners across our city to provide young Fort Worth ISD students the high-interest, high-quality books they need to develop a life-long love of reading.

Check out more photos from our past dodgeball events...


YLC's seriously fun annual fundraiser held on North Texas Giving Day

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An Urban Design Competition for

young developers in the making

The Aim of the Panther Den is:


- To meet and collaborate with other young leaders

-To learn more about the development process

-To get your work in front of industry leaders

- To promote and innovate concepts and realize the potential of the site

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A series of four luncheons

during the fall months,

 where community leaders share stories of their experiences throughout their career.


Young Leaders have the opportunity to get their questions answered by some of the best in the commercial real estate industry, and pair off one on one for more specific discussion and learning.

One on one mentoring partnerships  and a speaker series consisting of four lunches


Sweet Breakfast

A series of four breakfasts in the late winter/early spring provide a great time to network with peers and discuss the in's and out's of Commercial Real Estate in the Greater Fort Worth Area.  

YLC members get a chance to meet with other young professionals, and sometimes get a guest visit from an Industry expert.


A series of breakfasts focused on 

networking and education

Why Join The YLC?

The Young Leaders Council membership is $175.00 annually. If your company is already a member of the Real Estate Council you may join for a discounted rate of $125.00 
Free tickets to the Annual Meeting
Access to the REC Member Directory
Reduced Prices to all events
Opportunities to Serve on a Committee
Special Rates for the REC Forecast
Membership into our Linked In Group