Focal Point - Jack Morris

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Jack Morris

Jack has more than 30 years of commercial real estate development and construction experience with some of the nations preeminent firms. The depth of Jack’s knowledge and expertise is unparalleled. He is an experienced broker, general contractor, owner and developer who has been responsible for managing complex issues such as site selection, zoning, entitlements, proformas, architectural design, general contracting, construction management and capitalization strategies.

Highlights

    • Founder | The Morris Company
      • Company founder providing full service development and construction management for projects across the country.
    • Co-Founder & President | Silver Oaks Development Company
      • Responsible for the operations of a full-service Senior Living development company./li>
      • Projects include: CC Young Senior Living, TX, Christian Care Centers, TX, Legacy Senior Living, TX, MacArthur Hills Senior Living, TX, Mescalero Senior Retirement Center, NM, Parkview Senior Living, TX, Remington Park Senior Living, TX, ST. Josephs Retirement Village, TX.
    • Senior Vice President | Centex Construction (Balfour Beatty)
      • Managed entire pre-construction/estimating department.
      • Provided project estimating, costing, bid packaging, scheduling,subcontractor/supplier relationship and purchasing nationwide.
      • Member of the Corporate Executive Committee.
    • Senior Vice President | Hillwood Development Corporation
      • Oversight of design, development and vertical construction activities for 65-acre “Victory” development project surrounding downtown Dallas’ American Airlines Center & Hillwood’s 25,000 acre Alliance Texas Properties in Ft. Worth, TX.
      • Managed a staff of project & site managers.
      • Responsible for site selection, master planning, cost control, budgets, proforma’s, schedules and quality assurance.
    • Vice President | Clark-Morris Construction Co./Bethesda, Md.
      • Responsible for all project purchasing and contract negotiations as well as oversight on the companies special projects division.

      Clients Served

      • American Heart Association
      • Ameritrade
      • Apple
      • Children’s Medical Center
      • Dallas/Fort Worth Airport
      • Dallas Museum of Art
      • E2M Partners
      • Fidelity Investments
      • Grainger Corporation
      • Marriott Corporation
      • MD Anderson Medical Center
      • Mobil Oil
      • Prudential Real Estate
      • Sammons Corporation
      • Southern Methodist University
      • State of California
      • State of North Carolina
      • Harris Methodist Hospial
      • Gaylord Entertainment
      • University of Texas System
      • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
      • U.S Army Corp of Engineers

      Professional Affiliations

      • Licensed Real Estate Broker
      • International Council of Shopping Centers
      • Urban Land Institute
      • Dallas Real Estate Council

      Community Leadership

      • Board of Trustees — St. Marks School of Texas
      • Board of Trustees — Fair Park Texas Discovery Gardens
      • Board of Directors — Association of General Contractors (AGC) DFW
      • Corporate Board of Directors — Dallas Museum of Natural History
      • Board of Directors — DFW Minority Business Development Council

      Education

      • Vanderbilt University