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April 24, 2017

New CCU Real Estate Club Receives Support of Local Business Leaders

Inaugural Meeting Slated for Wednesday, April 26

Conway, SC  With its inaugural meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, the Coastal Carolina University Real Estate Club has already received the endorsement of the Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Conway and Georgetown Chambers of Commerce along with the support of the Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors, Horry Georgetown Homebuilders Association, the South Carolina Professional Appraisers Coalition (SC-PAC), and the publication, Building Industry Synergy.

“The support of these local leaders has been tremendous in getting our first event off the ground and helping us establish a club that will be beneficial to professionals in Horry and Georgetown Counties,” said Rob Salvino, research economist and associate professor at Coastal Carolina University and Associate Director of the Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development.

“The CCU Real Estate Club is open to everyone interested in investment, residential and commercial real estate. While students may attend, this club has been designed to meet the needs of our business community.  Speakers will include local and regional leaders along with government officials who will discuss a wide range of pertinent topics,” said Salvino.

“We’re pleased to announce that E.F.” Buddy” Hucks will be the keynote speaker for our first meeting. His topic will be “Return on Investment for the Grand Strand—Demographics and Economic Growth”, Salvino continued.

The meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, April 26 at 5:00 p.m. at the General Aviation Terminal of the Myrtle Beach International Airport, is free and open to individuals and businesses interested in investment, residential and commercial real estate.

Register for the event online at mp.gg/1aono or call Erica Thomas at 843-692-9662,

About the CCU Real Estate Club

The CCU Real Estate Club is an initiative of Coastal Carolina University’s Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development. It is open to everyone interested in investment, residential and commercial real estate. The club will meet on the last Wednesday of every month, on a 12-month basis, at the General Aviation Building of the Myrtle Beach International Airport. Speakers will include local and regional leaders, along with government officials, who will discuss a wide range of pertinent topics.