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2016 UNC Real Estate Conference

April 7, 2016

The Carolina Club — Alumni Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill NC

11:00 a.m. Welcome - Please pick up your name tag and proceed into Alumni Hall for Guest and Alumni Networking.

Noon Conference Welcome by David Hartzell, Wood/Bell Distinguished Professor, and Director, Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
12:15 p.m.

Keynote Speaker, J. Ronald Terwilliger, Chairman, Terwilliger Pappas, “Perspectives on Multifamily Real Estate Cycles and the Current Environment”, introduction by Leonard Wood, Chairman, GLJ Partners

1:00 p.m.

Conference Speaker, Richard Barkham, Chief Economist Global, CBRE, "Global Economy, Real Estate Markets and the Cycle", [Slides] introduction by David Hartzell

2:00 p.m.



Market Sector Panel, Moderated by Leonard Wood, Chairman, GLJ Partners

3:30 p.m.


4:00 p.m.

Capital Markets Panel, Moderated by Ross Cowan, Managing Director, Northwood Investors

5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks - Reception at the Back Bar, Top of the Hill

Pre-Conference Events:

  • UNC Alumnae - Please join us for a brief gathering of UNC Women in Real Estate from 11:15-11:45 am in the Peebles Room.  We'd like to start a conversation and hear your thoughts on the highlights and challenges of being a woman in the real estate industry, and learn more about how we can support one another at various stages of our careers.
  • "Managing the Real Estate Corporate Recruiting Process at Kenan-Flagler", Corporate Recruiters - Please contact Caren Howley with your interest.  Peebles Room, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

* Times are subject to change

* Presentation slides when and if made available will be provided by link on this page


The 2016 UNC Real Estate Conference registration is closed.  Due to strong early registration, all of the seats are now taken and we are at the venue's capacity.

We will take emails to be placed on a wait list.  Email us and tell us how many seats you wish to register and we will be in touch if any become available.  Please note that after noon on April 1, we will not accept any cancellations or additions to the conference.

We will be sending out an email to all registrants on Monday, April 4th, highlighting pre-conference events, our new start time, the new reception location and your parking options.

We look forward to seeing you on April 7th.

2016 Attendee List by Last Name
2016 Attendee List by Firm

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Local Chapel Hill Hotels

  • The Carolina Inn - Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill, at the doorstep of the beautiful campus of The University of North Carolina.
  • The Franklin Hotel - Located at 311 West Franklin Street, right in the center of town activity.
  • Siena Hotel - Inspired by the beauty of Italy, The Siena Hotel - located in beautiful Chapel Hill North Carolina, will captivate you with its elegance. A Four Diamond hotel and restaurant recipient since 1987.
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  • Courtyard by Marriott - Located next door to the Friday Center for Continuing Education and just 1 mile from the University of North Carolina - UNC Chapel Hill campus.
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  • Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill/Carrboro - Set in the heart of Chapel Hill/Carrboro, this welcoming hotel is within walking distance to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and dining and leisure options in downtown Chapel Hill.
  • Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center at Meadowmont - Located off Rt 54, the Rizzo Conference Center's close proximity to the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Research Triangle Park and the RDU Airport make it an accessible and practical choice for area business travelers. Located in Chapel Hill, near the Meadowmont community, the boutique hotel setting inside the Rizzo Conference Center, provides executive style hotel guest rooms with a variety of amenities, specially designed with the business traveler in mind.

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