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9th Annual Capital Markets Conference

September 5, 2017
September 6, 2017
The Sanctuary Hotel, Kiawah Island
One Sanctuary Beach Dr.
Kiawah Island, SC United States
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Mark your calendar for the 2017 ULI South Carolina Capital Markets Conference on September 5 and 6, at The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island, South Carolina.  This ninth annual event is expected to draw more than 400 attendees from across the southeast and will again feature keynote sessions, panels, and incredible networking opportunities.

This year we expect a sell-out crowd, so register now to reserve your spot. Early bird registration ends July 17!


Click here to register.

Click here to view cancellation/refund policy.

Hotel Rooms & Villas

To book your room at The Sanctuary, please call 1-800-576-1570 and reference your group as Urban Land Institute.


  • Chris Arruda, BG Ventures LLC
  • George Banks, Revel, LLC
  • Mitchell Brown, Kisco Senior Living
  • PJ Charlton, CenterPoint
  • W. Aaron Conley, Third Act Solutions
  • Chip Felkel, Founder, The Felkel Group
  • Carolyne Lasala, Venture Partner, Good Growth Capital
  • Beth Burnham MaceChief Economist and Director of Outreach, The National Investment Center
  • Daniel Merkle, Capitol Square
  • Robert Morgan, ULI SC District Council Chair/Greystar
  • Matt Norton, ULI SC Capital Markets Conference Chair/K&L Gates
  • Chris Norvell, Senior Managing Director, HFF
  • Sarah Quinlan, Senior Vice President, MasterCard Advisors
  • Clifton “Chip” Rodgers, Senior Vice President, The Real Estate Roundtable
  • Kiley Stevenson, Singerman Real Estate LLC
  • Mark Vitner, Managing Director & Senior Economist, Wells Fargo
  • Ronald Wainwright, Cherry Bekaert
  • Karen Ward, Senior Managing Director and Head of US Real Estate Investment Banking, Ernst & Young Capital Advisors
  • Landon Wyatt, Partner, Childress Klein



Conference Agenda Highlights

Click here to view the full conference agenda including speaker bios and session descriptions.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

11:00 am: Registration and Networking Lunch
Sponsored by cobalt

12:30 pm: Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Matt Norton, K&L Gates, Committee Chair

12:45 pm: Opening Keynote Presentation – State of the Market

  • Mark Vitner, Managing Director & Senior Economist, Wells Fargo

1:15 pm: General Session Panel Discussion – Uncharted Waters: Navigating the Current Political & Regulatory Environment
Sponsored by hometrust-bank-ready-for-whats-next

  • Moderator: Clifton “Chip” Rodgers, The Real Estate Roundtable
  • Chip Felkel, The Felkel Group
  • Karen Ward, Ernst & Young Capital Advisors
  • Other panelists to be confirmed. Please check back for updates.

2:30 pm: Concurrent Sessions

1. Not Your Father’s Capital Stack

  • Panelists & Moderator to be confirmed. Please check back for updates.

2. Industrial Insights Panel
Sponsored by   choateco

  • PJ Charlton, CenterPoint
  • Chris Norvell, HFF
  • Landon Wyatt, Childress Klein

3:45 pm: General Session – Trends in the Seniors Housing Market

  • Chris Arruda
  • Mitchell Brown, Kisco Senior Living
  • W. Aaron Conley, Third Act Solutions
  • Beth Burnham Mace, The National Investment Center

5:00 pm: Networking Reception
Sponsored by  KLGLogo

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

8:00 am – 8:45 am: Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by   greystar_125

8:45 am: Opening Remarks

  • Robert Morgan, Greystar, ULI SC District Council Chair

9:00 am: General Session – Retail Market Insights

  •  Sarah Quinlan, MasterCard Advisors

9:30 am: General Session Panel Discussion – Repositioning Retail

  • George Banks, Revel, LLC
  • Carolyne Lasala, Good Growth Capital
  • Sarah Quinlan, MasterCard Advisors
  • Other panelists to be confirmed. Please check back for updates.

10:45 am: Closing Keynote Session

  • To be confirmed.

12:00 pm: Closing Remarks & Adjourn

Thank You to Our Confirmed Sponsors

Reception Sponsor


Speaker/Sponsor Dinner


Breakfast Sponsor


Networking Lunch Sponsor


General Session Sponsors



Concurrent Session Sponsors

 uli17_cumminglogo hometrust-bank-ready-for-whats-next
pnc_rgb tdbank

Supporting Sponsors

Aline Capital Bowman Consulting
Elliott Davis Decosimo Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
HFF nFusion
Pintail Capital Partners

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

As a Capital Markets Conference Sponsor, you’ll receive exclusive recognition from your peers at one of the largest ULI regional meetings in the United States. Throughout the conference, sponsor logos are featured on signage, and banners and in all our online communications. Early confirmed sponsors will be given the opportunity to introduce keynote sessions and speakers. Limited sponsorships are available, so get in early for maximum impact!

See our sponsorship brochure here or contact ULI SC Executive Director, Amy Barrett at amy.barrett@uli.org.

Click here to view a list of attendees.

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