Dec 15th 2021 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider

Dallas College will start working with consultants in 2022 to develop a strategic real estate and facilities plan and coordinate downtown developments while reviewing proposed bond projects that are slated for construction in the upcoming five to 10 years.
Dallas College El Centro campus Dallas College to draft 10 year strategic real estate, facilities plan

Dallas College – El Centro campus

After recently transitioning from seven separately accredited colleges under the Dallas County Community College District system to a single college, the new college is further investigating its use of space, the appropriateness of use of real property, and a long-term strategy to continuously evaluate the use of college-owned and leased real property.

Dallas College desires to implement dynamic mixed-use Downtown Education and Innovation District(s). These districts will provide the nexus between business development, education and corporate collaboration, all anchored by a new Innovation Hub and downtown college campus, and private development including employment, restaurants, multi-cost level housing, and other uses positioned to create a sustainable and engaging urban place.
This centerpiece of the May 2019 bond election will be designed to attract new and innovative businesses to downtown Dallas.
In addition to long-term real property planning, Dallas College is seeking assistance with the cultivation of development partners to form possible public-private partnerships (P3s), co-developments, and other innovative options.