Past Speakers and Topics

At many of our Mastermind Group meetings, we enlist local or regional experts to present to our Members and Guests during the last 20 to 30 minutes on a variety of topics. Our presenters highlight subjects ranging from global and national matters such as the impact of the Panama Canal Expansion and insights from the Federal Reserve Bank to local areas of interest including Philadelphia’s Old City District and the Development Finance Initiative of the University of North Carolina. Listed below are examples of some of our wide ranging topics:

Economic Development
Choose: New Jersey
City of Miami Beach
Frisco Economic Development Corporation
Alabama State Port Authority
Aerotropolis Atlanta Community Improvement Districts

Finance
Federal Reserve Bank
The Future of 1031 Exchanges
FASB Lease Rules Changes
Integra Realty Resources Annual Valuation Summary
Crowdfunding

Education/Think Tank
Hugh Kelly, Author, “24 Hour Cities”
Drexel University – Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation
The Real Estate Roundtable – Washington, DC
Development Finance Initiative of the UNC School of Government

Development Projects
LakePoint Sporting Community
Wexford Science + Technology
Chatham Park