ULI South Carolina 14th Annual Capital Markets Conference


2022-11-16 - 2022-11-17

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    West Beach Conference Center 2 Shipwatch Rd Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States


    Early Pricing Until September 18 Members Non-Members
    Private $380.00 $495.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $300.00 $495.00
    Retired $175.00 N/A
    Student $175.00 $495.00
    Under Age 35 $300.00 $495.00
    Standard Pricing Until October 28
    Private $425.00 $525.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $350.00 $525.00
    Retired $225.00 N/A
    Student $225.00 $525.00
    Under Age 35 $350.00 $525.00
    Private $495.00 $595.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $450.00 $595.00
    Retired $300.00 N/A
    Student $300.00 $595.00
    Under Age 35 $450.00 $595.00
    Registration Deadline: November 14th
    About the ULI South Carolina Capital Markets Conference

    The ULI South Carolina Capital Markets Conference is an annual gathering of high-level real estate industry executives. Now in its 14th year, the conference has grown into an annual tradition for many members of the southeastern capital markets community.

    The conference will take place at West Beach Conference Center on Kiawah Island, SC. Parking is available in a surface lot behind the center, as well as in the parking garage below the building. The conference begins with a networking lunch at 11:00AM on November 16, and includes an opening reception at 5:30PM that evening on the Grand Lawn at The Sanctuary. The conference wraps up at noon on Thursday, November 17.

    2022 Conference Agenda:

    Day One: Wednesday, November 16

    10:00AM - Registration Opens
    11:00AM - Networking Lunch 
    12:00PM - Opening Remarks - Ken Grimes, Conference Chair
    12:15PM - Opening Session with Ahmed El Nokali, Head of Capital Markets, First National Bank
    Ahmed El Nokali is the Head of Capital Markets at First National Bank (FNB). In his role, Ahmed is responsible for overseeing FNB’s syndication teams as well as leading the interest rate management group which provides high-end financial services consultation for institutional clients and prospects to develop interest rate hedging solutions tailored to their unique organizational needs.

    Ahmed will share his insights on where the economy is going in these uncertain time and what it means for real estate.

    1:15PM - Equity & Investment: Navigating a Confused Marketplace
    After the Economic Outlook, we'll gather three experts in investment and acquisitions and hear whether or not they agree with the outlook, as well as what they are seeing in the marketplace and how they are approaching investments in what seems like unchartered waters. Moderator Ken Grimes (Senior Managing Director & Partner, Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group) will speak with Robert Niedzwiecki (Executive Director, Acquisitions, JP Morgan Investment Management), McKittrick Simmons (Managing Partner, Sweetwater Holdings) and Dave Welk (Managing Director, Acquisitions, Origin Capital Partners)
    2:30PM - PropTech Catch Up 
    There is no doubt that property technology is changing the face of real estate and the built environment. We’ll hear from three distinct perspectives from leaders in the proptech industry about investment, innovation and what lies ahead. Brookfield invests in growing companies that “operate at the intersection of technology and the built environment”; Archipelago is a risk data platform that connects and transforms property risk data for large commercial property owners; and Cadre allows individuals to invest in exclusive deals alongside global institutions. Panelists include: Dan Rosenbloom (Head of Investments, Cadre), Judah Siegal (Senior Vice President, Brookfield), Hemant Shah (CEO and Co-Founder, Archipelago), Moderator: KJ Jacobs (McMillan Pazdan Smith)
    3:45PM - Fireside Chat with Michael Phillips, President, Jamestown
    We are thrilled to announce this year’s Fireside Chat will feature a conversation with Michael Phillips, President, Jamestown. As President, Mr. Phillips oversees the development and execution of the company’s real estate projects globally. During his tenure, Jamestown has grown its portfolio of assets in key markets throughout the US and expanded its investment footprint to South America and Europ, more than tripling the firm's assets under management. Mr. Phillips is the driving force behind thecompany's adaptive reuse projects including Chelsea Market in New York City, Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Industry City in Brooklyn, and Ghiradelli Square in San Francisco. Michael will speak with Atlantic Partners Founder, Brad Olsen. 
    5:30PM-7:00PM - Networking Reception - Grand Lawn, The Sanctuary (Shuttle buses will run back and forth between WBCC and the Sanctuary. Attendees may also drive and self or valet park.)
    Day Two: Thursday, November 17 - REVISED SCHEDULE
    8:30AM - Networking Breakfast
    9:15AM - Opening Remarks - KJ Jacobs (McMillan Pazdan Smith), District Council Chair 
    9:30AM - Office as Destination: The Story of Ally Charlotte Center
    As the debate over the return to the office continues, we’ll hear from the team behind Ally Charlotte Center. Encompassing an entire city block, Ally Charlotte Center includes 750,000 square feet of office, 30,000 square feet of ground floor retail and a 12,000 square foot public plaza. The office tower is home to Ally Financial’s Corporate Center (consolidating five Charlotte-area offices into one) as well as the headquarters of Crescent Communities. Panelists include: Moderator Tom FitzGerald (Senior Director, Office Strategy, Asana Partners), Joan Burrell (Executive Director, Corporate Workplace, Ally Financial), Brendan Pierce (President, Commercial, Crescent Communities) and Tracy Dodson (Assistant City Manager & Economic Development Director, City of Charlotte).

    10:15AM - The State of The Housing Industry - After dramatic growth over the past two years, the U.S. housing market has experienced an equally dramatic cooling trend over the past few months. An esteemed panel of residential experts will discuss current trends in the housing market, and the challenges and opportunities they see in the current and future marketplace. Panelists include, Matt Raines (Division President, Pulte Group), Charles Teal (CEO, Saussy Burbank) LLC, Robinson Villa (Director of Development, NHE, Inc.), Brent Gibadlo (Senior Vice President, Land & Housing, Brookfield Properties) - Moderator

    11:00AM - A Conversation with Steve Palmer
    The Capital Markets Conference will close with a conversation with Steve Palmer, managing partner of the hospitality and consulting company, The Indigo Road Hospitality Group. If you’ve spent any time in Charleston over the last decade or so, you’ve likely enjoyed a dining experience that was influenced by Steve Palmer. A James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurateur Award nominee and semifinalist for three consecutive years (’18,’19, & ’20), Indigo Road Hospitality Group was founding in 2009 in Charleston, SC, when Palmer began working with the celebrated restaurant Oak Steakhouse on historic Broad Street.

    In just over 10+ years, the Indigo Road Hospitality Group now owns and operates more than twenty restaurants throughout the southeastern US and has expanded into the lodging sector, operating or managing hotels from Skyline Lodge in Highlands, N.C to the Historic Park In Hotel in Mason City, Iowa. Steve will share his professional journey, his philanthropic work, as well as Indigo Road’s intentional approach to creating memorable experiences across the southeast and beyond.

     11:45AM Closing Remarks & Adjourn

    PLEASE NOTE: The Hotel Room Block is SOLD OUT. Villas are still available. We apologize for any inconvenience.  ULI South Carolina has reserved a limited number of rooms at The Sanctuary as well as one-bedroom villas. The nightly rates for our conference attendees are $325/night at The Sanctuary and $149/night at the East Beach Villas—a significant discount for ULI attendees. Our group booking ID# is 19571 or you can reference the group name “Urban Land Annual Capital Markets Conference.”

    To get these rates, please call 1-800-654-2924, request the reservations department and identify yourself as an Urban Land Institute conference attendee. You can also call 855-894-8478 which is a direct line specifically for group/conference members to call directly into a special voicemail to leave a detailed message for a call back from an agent. (These group conference voicemail messages are returned at the earliest convenience in the order they are received by an agent here at the resort and usually within a 24-48 hour period from the time the message was left (may vary depending on weekday vs. weekend)).


    The 2022 ULI SC Capital Markets Conference is November 16 & 17, 2022All refund requests must be made in writing by emailing [email protected]Cancellation of a meeting registration does not constitute cancellation of a hotel room. Please be sure to handle both separately.

    Written cancellation and refund requests received at ULI by October 7, 2022: Full refund minus a $50 processing fee.

    Written cancellation and refund requests received at ULI between October 8, 2022 and November 4, 2022: One-half refund.

    Written cancellation and refund requests received at ULI after November 4, 2022: No refund will be given.

    Registrations can be transferred to another eligible member of your organization; $25 processing fee will be charged.

    Verbal requests for refunds will not be accepted; all requests for refunds must be made in writing. If a registration is transferred from a ULI member to another ULI member, the member fee will apply. If a registration is transferred from a ULI member to a nonmember, the nonmember fee will apply. We cannot apply your registration fee to another ULI event.