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February Membership Luncheon
February 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:15 pm UTC-4
February 2, 2022
201 Harrison Oaks Blvd.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Networking
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch & Program
Members – free
Guests – $50
What To Expect Of Commercial Real Estate In 2022
What does the massive growth of Commercial Real Estate mean to the triangle? Come hear from a panel of economic development experts on the unique opportunities and challenges that come with the growth expected when the Apple’s and Google’s type companies moving to the area. Panelist Kyle Touchstone from Raleigh Chamber, Joe Stallings of Town of Garner, and Joanna Helms with Town of Apex will share how their areas are planning for this growth. Our own LeeAnne Nance will be our moderator.
A special thanks to our sponsor Barringer Construction
Moderator: Lee Anne Nance, President and COO, Stewart
Building on her years of experience as an executive in marketing, business consulting and economic development roles, Lee Anne Nance serves as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Stewart, a North Carolina-based interdisciplinary design, engineering and planning firm with 200 employees.
Director of Economic Development, City Of Raleigh
As Director of Raleigh Economic Development, Kyle Touchstone leads the economic development program for the City of Raleigh through business recruitment, retention and expansion and brand awareness activities while supporting talent and equitable economic development. Kyle brings over 15 years of experience in economic development.
Economic Development Director, Town of Apex
Joanna was appointed in July 2014 to serve as the first Economic Development Director for the Town of Apex, North Carolina. Previously she served 14 years as President of the Wayne County Development Alliance in Goldsboro, NC, and as Vice President for 7 years. In June 2008, she was named the North Carolina Economic Developer of the Year.
Economic Development Director, Town of Garner
Joe Stallings joined the Town of Garner as their Economic Development Director in January of 2015. Prior to coming to Garner, Stallings served as the Economic Development and Media Coordinator for the Town of Benson, NC.