Monthly Archives: August 2018

Five Scholarships to Attend Fall Meeting Being Offered to Public Officials

The Rose Center is offering five scholarships to public officials to attend the Fall Meeting. The awards will cover full registration at the meeting plus up to $1500 towards travel and lodging. Theses scholarships ar open to elected officials and management-level employees of government agencies, and will be awarded based on a demonstrated record of ULI involvement and leadership. Deadline to apply is September 7. To find out more, or to fill out an application form go to https://danielrosecenter.org/scholarship/

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ULI SC Midlands Tours Boutique Hotel Trundle Recap

Midlands members gathered at Hotel Trundle Wednesday, August 15, to hear from owners Rita Patel and Marcus Munse about the boutique hotel located across three historic buildings in downtown Columbia. Hotel Trundle, with each of its 41-rooms unique, opened in April. The hotel very much showcases its hometown, featuring art and photography by local artists, furnishing from Columbia area firms, and food and drink from local merchants. Attendees also heard from Irene Dumas Tyson from the hotel’s design firm, The Boudreaux Group, and Robert Lewis, of Rogers, Lewis, Jackson, Mann and Quinn Attorneys … Read More

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ULI SC Member Dr. Robert Benedict to be Honored by the March of Dimes

Dr. Robert Benedict will be honored by the March of Dimes at the 2018 Real Estate and Economic Development Award Luncheon.  The event was established in 1998 to honor a member of the real estate community who has demonstrated a long history of service; recipients are chosen for their outstanding leadership and vision in the community. This year’s event will be held on November 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Poinsett Club. According to Laura Goodwin, Executive Director of March of Dimes, funds raised at the November luncheon will help support … Read More

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Discussion and Happy Hour at Westone

Upstate members and guest gathered on August 16 for a discussion of Westone. Westone is an adaptive reuse of the first commercial building (Star Cleaners & Dyers, circa 1920s) on West Stone Avenue that is quickly becoming a new food & beverage hub on the edge of Downtown Greenville, featuring tenants such as Liability Brewing Co., Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Coffee Underground, World Piece, Cache & Company, V’s Barbershop and 9Round Fitness. We heard from developers Michael Fletcher (Fletcher Development, LLC) and Pete Brett (Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine) about … Read More

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