2018 Luncheon Learn Program Information

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
One Eleven Place, Cary, NC
11:30 a.m. - 1 o'clock p.m.

"When is the Next Downturn?; 2008 Deja Vu All Over Again?"

Hear from expert panelists about the state of the housing market,
the economy and maybe even some insight on what's to come!

Our Panelists include:

Amanda Hoyle, MetroStudy - Event Moderator
Bob Hatley, Paragon Commercial Bank
Chris Chung, Economic Development Partnership of NC
Gregg Sandreuter, HM Partners


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 "Yes In Our Backyards: ADU's Throughout Raleigh!"

On Monday, June 4th we heard from expert panelists from across the nation to learn how Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) have added a new housing option, helped affordability, and how they've been implemented in Portland, Oregon, and other cities.
Eli Spevak Presentation

Jonathan Coppage Presentation

Our panelists included:

  • Eli Spevak, Orange Splot, LLC - Eli served on the board of Portland’s community land trust for its first 5 years, advocated for regulatory changes to support accessory dwellings, and co-founded the www.accessorydwellings.org website. He was awarded a Loeb Fellowship in Advanced Environmental Studies at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, participated in Portland’s Residential Infill Project to reform zoning in single dwelling areas, co-founded the advocacy organization Portland for Everyone to support diverse, abundant and affordable housing, and now serves on Portland’s Planning and Sustainability Commission.

  • Jonathan Coppage, R Street Institute - Jonathan lives in Washington DC and is a visiting senior fellow with the R Street Institute, where he researches urbanism and the built environment, especially the ways in which government regulations distort and inhibit the building of flourishing communities and civil-society institutions. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from North Carolina State University and also studied in the Fundamentals program at the University of Chicago. He was a 2016 Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute and a 2012 Hertog Political Studies Fellow.


April 27, 2018   What Makes Commercial & Office Development Successful in the Suburban Market? 
It's More Than Location, Location, Location!  

Thank you to Newland Communities for sponsoring this program!

Keynote Speakers Presentations:  
Abbitt Goodwin, Columbia Development
Chris Widmayer, Regency Centers
Gavin Thomas, Kite Realty