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CCU’s 2020 Growth Summit to be presented at the Marina Inn on Feb. 28

January 30, 2020

Coastal Carolina University’s Grant Center for Real Estate and Economics will present the 22nd annual Economic Growth and Real Estate Summit on Feb. 28, 2020, at the Marina Inn in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and end at approximately 12:30 p.m. The cost for the event is $55, which includes a full breakfast buffet and refreshment break.

The summit is a premier networking event that provides a welcoming forum for leaders from the private and public sectors to discuss key issues impacting their organizations, meet potential new clients and partners, and share ideas for a stronger economy. This year, the summit will host four engaging speakers from Colliers International, Mullikin Law Firm, the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate, and Coastal Carolina University.

“This year we are pleased to host important discussions on key issues affecting the region and the nation. Coastal Carolina University and the Grand Strand are leading the way to sustain economic opportunity and accommodate growth for all generations,” said Robert Salvino, Ph.D., director of the Grant Center.

Employers seeking new talent are encouraged to take advantage of a limited number of booth spaces to promote opportunities to the attendees, including Coastal Carolina University’s Wall Fellows, Real Estate Scholars, CoBE Fellows, HTC Honors College Research Fellows, graduate students, and other motivated professionals ready to solidify their next career moves.

“Because of the support and generosity of our entire community of stakeholders, our summit continues to grow in meaningful directions,” continued Salvino.

The event is sponsored by the Tony and Carrie Grant Fund, Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association, The Jackson Companies, Carolina Forest Towne Center, First Reliance Bank, the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors, Eagle Strategies LLC, the Conway Chamber of Commerce, E.F. Hucks and Associates, Great Southern Homes, and KingOne Properties International.

Take advantage of the event’s various sponsorship opportunities at coastal.edu/business/grantcenter/growthsummit.

Registration for the summit is now open. More information can be found at coastal.edu/business/grantcenter/growthsummit or by contacting Hattie Jordan, program assistant of the Grant Center for Real Estate and Economics, at hajordan@coastal.edu or 843-349-2052. ABOUT THE GRANT CENTER FOR REAL ESTATE AND ECONOMICS The Grant Center for Real Estate and Economics serves students and professionals engaged in all facets of real estate and economic development and provides market analysis, study-based scholarships, networking opportunities, internships and technical study tours of international sites. The Grant Center leverages global ties to Coastal Carolina University and key partners, including students, alumni, faculty, staff and board members. It offers courses in commercial and investment real estate, publishes scholarly research and produces applied studies for stakeholders in the region. The Center also hosts an annual Economic Growth & Real Estate Summit, provides seminar talks on a regular basis and consults for various private, government and nonprofit groups. The Center’s key mission is to support the education of its students to the highest levels of competence and professionalism and to broaden the economic base of the region, serving as a bridge between Coastal Carolina University and the wider community.