Imagine the Possibilities


Date: Saturday, May 21st
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Location: Downtown Denton
No pre-registration, but please check-in to get a wristband. See check-in locations below.

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Tour Downtown Denton to view available, vacant, and recently renovated properties in this prime real estate hub and IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES.

How could that historic building be revitalized and used for the benefit of downtown?
What kind of business do you envision going into that vacant spot to drive more foot traffic off the main square?

The possibilities are endless. This tour is perfect for real estate agents, investors, history buffs, entrepreneurs, businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs who want to make an impact in the heart of the city.


9 AM - 10 AM
Small Scale Development Speaker
Monte Anderson
Courthouse-on-the-Square, inside courtroom 
10 AM - 12 PM
Tour Check-inMain Check-in location (10 am)
City Hall West
221 N. Elm Street

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Fine Arts Theatre (10 am)
115 N. Elm Street
10 AM - 12 PM
Tour Various LocationsBegin at City Hall West.
See details on the tour map
10 AM - 12 PM
Guest speaker Monte Anderson will be available
to answer questions
City Hall West
221 N. Elm Street


Get a sneak peek of properties on the tour and learn more about each one.




Monte Anderson is President of Options Real Estate Investments, Inc., a multi-service real estate firm specializing in developing sustainable neighborhoods in Southern Dallas and Northern Ellis counties. He is both an advocate and practitioner of incremental development and is co-founder of the Incremental Development Alliance. Monte and Options have been recognized by the Dallas Chapter of AIA, North Texas Council of Governments, the American Planning Association, Preservation Dallas, Preservation Texas, and Greater Dallas Planning Council for their work. Award-winning projects have included Main Station Duncanville, DeSoto MarketPlace, Tyler Station, the Texas Theatre, Belmont Hotel in Dallas, and MidTowne Midlothian.

Monte’s most recent project is Beckley Settlement at 2910 S. Beckley in Dallas recently opened with 100% occupancy. He previously served on the Duncanville, Texas City Council. He is the founding President of the North Texas Chapter of Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). He speaks and teaches across the country on Incremental Development and the Cultivating of Local Neighborhoods.

In his spare time, Monte enjoys playing with his grandchildren, his cats, and listening to rap music.


A pop-up park will be available during the event. (Click on flier image to view details)

Representatives from the City of Denton Planning Department, Denton Main Street Association, Economic Development Partnership, and Stronger Denton will also be on-site at the speaker session and check-in locations to answer any questions.


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