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Planning & Development

The Planning & Development Team is responsible for:

  • Coordinating real estate items, planning, design and the execution of construction and renovation projects for the campuses
  • Maintaining and updating campus development plans, design guidelines and other planning documents for the System and campuses
  • Coordinating and/or developing updates for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Master Plan (MP)-1 documents
  • Coordinating document development for projects requiring approval by the Board of Regents
  • Coordinating the THECB application for approval of all capital projects
  • Preparing documents for Board of Regents and Texas Higher Education Board approval
  • Directing and/or participating in the RFQ and RFP processes for selection and approval of professional service providers as appropriate and preparing the final work agreement
  • Coordinating the creation of attractive and inviting campuses that are visually pleasing and environmentally friendly
  • Completing the Project Initiation Document with verification from the project manager and assigns project number
  • Completing the Project Planning Document
  • Ensuring projects comply with campus master plans
  • Reviewing and coordinating university facility inventories and submittals to the Coordinating Board


Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning & Development
James Davis is  responsible for coordination of real estate and planning projects for UNT System campuses. He maintains and updates campus development plans, design guidelines and other planning documents, and additonally coordinates all applications and approval processes with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

UNT System Building, 772 | 1901 Main Street | Dallas, Texas 75201
Office: (214) 752-5989