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The Commercial Real Estate Market is Alive and Kicking! Are You Prepared?
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and via Video-CLE sites:

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Hear from course planner Claire Manning

About the Seminar
This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours.

Join your colleges on November 9th at the Bar Conference Center, or one of the CLE-video sites statewide, for an in-depth look at the commercial real estate market in South Carolina. Speakers will all cover the top five challenges transactional lawyers face as the market improves in his respective area. This is a seminar every commercial practitioner will benefit from!
As an added bonus, we will feature the debut of the brand new publication, Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate South Carolina. Each registrant will receive a copy of this hot-off-the-press publication written by the seminar speakers. With fifteen chapters of interest to every commercial practitioner, including the much-needed forms, this is publication you'll reference again and again.


About the Book
Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate in South Carolina
Contributing Authors: Scott Y. Barnes, D. Sean Faulkner, M. Kevin Garrison, Thomas L. Harper Jr., Joan W. Hartley, Dorothy M. Helms, R. Mark Holmes, W. Thomas Lavender Jr., Claire T. Manning, Christopher S. McDonald, Judith L. McInnis , Edward G. Menzie, Mary Dameron Milliken, Gary W. Morris, Marshall Coleman Newton, Mark S. Sharpe, John S. Taylor, Michael W. Tighe, M. Jeffrey Vinzani, James I Warren III
As the economy recovers, commercial real estate practitioners should be prepared with the latest research and information from experienced practitioners in their respective areas of expertise. This book is the only SC Bar – CLE publication that addresses the practice of commercial real estate. This one-of-a-kind resource authored by 20 of the leading practitioners in this area includes 15 exceptional chapters on: commercial real estate contracts; commercial leasing; development agreements; economic development, governmental incentives, fee in lieu and related transactions; commercial real estate lending; closing opinions; land surveys and due diligence; zoning and land use; selective tax issues for commercial real estate; understanding and avoiding environmental pitfalls; easements affecting commercial real estate; title insurance; multistate practice and ethics; mortgage modifications; and, commercial foreclosure process and alternatives.
As an added bonus every form found in the book will be included on an accompanying CD saving the practitioner time and money.
Program Agenda
8:30 a.m.         Registration
8:50 a.m.         Welcome and Overview
                        Claire T. Manning
                        Chicago Title Insurance Company, Columbia
Each session will cover the top five challenges transactional lawyers face as the market improves.
9:00 a.m.        Closing Opinions 
Edward G. Menzie
Nexsen Pruet, LLC, Columbia
9:45 a.m.        Easements
                       Michael W. Tighe
                       Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC, Columbia
10:30 a.m.      Break
10:45 a.m.      Commercial Leasing
                       James I. Warren III
                       Wyche, PA, Greenville
11:30 a.m.      Development Agreements
                       M. Jeffrey Vinzani
                       Duggan Vinzani, LLC, Charleston
12:15 p.m.      Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m.        Economic Development, Governmental Incentives, Fee in Lieu and Related Transactions
                       William R. Johnson
                       Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA, Columbia
2:00 p.m.        Multistate Practice and Ethics
                       Mark S. Sharpe
                       Warren & Sinkler, LLP, Charleston
2:30 p.m.        Selected Tax Issues
                       Scott Y. Barnes
                       Warren & Sinkler, LLP, Charleston
3:00 p.m.        Understanding and Avoiding Environmental Pitfalls
                       W. Thomas Lavender Jr.        
                       Nexsen Pruet, LLC, Columbia           
3:30 p.m.        Break
3:45 p.m.        Commercial Foreclosure Process and Alternatives
                       D. Sean Faulkner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Greenville
4:15 p.m.        Mortgage Modifications
                       M. Kevin Garrison
Robinson McFadden & Moore, PC, Columbia
4:45 p.m.        Adjourn

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