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Local Real Estate Companies Offer Business Students Real-World Experience

The Carter Real Estate Center at the College of Charleston School of Business is infusing experiential learning into its Real Estate Market Analysis course this semester through a collaboration with local real estate firm Carolina Retail Centers and the Charleston office of national commercial brokers, Marcus & Millichap. Read more about the project at The College […]

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School of Business Hosts Retired Boeing SC VP Jack Jones, Names Student Entrepreneur of the Year

The College of Charleston School of Business recently hosted a fireside chat with local businessman Tommy Baker and retired vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina Jack Jones during the Fifth-Annual Tommy Baker Entrepreneurship Hour. At this year’s event, hosted by the business school’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Carter Real Estate Center, Baker […]

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School of Business Real Estate Students Compete for $50K in National Portfolio Competition

The School of Business Carter Real Estate Center has selected a prestigious team of students to take on the Real Confidence University Challenge (RCUC), a national competition where participants are given $1 billion in “play money” to invest in commercial real estate properties. The students who gain the largest return on their investments win the […]

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Economics Professor Lends Expertise on Gambling Addictions

Douglas Walker, professor of economics at the College of Charleston’s School of Business, speaks with WalletHub about the gambling industry and the social and economic problems it can lead to – despite it being a major contributor to the U.S. economy. Read the full story. Walker’s primary research focus is on the economic and social impacts […]

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Young Gun Alum | Donald Schneider ’12

He might only be 26, but this School of Business alum is already impacting tax policy on Capitol Hill. Donald Schneider ’12 is the senior economist for the Committee on Ways and Means at the U.S. House of Representatives. The Ways and Means Committee has a wide jurisdiction encompassing tax policy, international trade, health care, […]

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Carter Real Estate Center Hosts ARGUS Webinar at College of Charleston School of Business

Business students and real estate professionals joined together for a webinar on the new ARGUS Enterprise Software™ at the College of Charleston School of Business. The webinar, hosted by the Carter Real Estate Center, was conducted by ARGUS-certified instructor Bob Rajewski who called in from Washington, D.C. on Friday, November 13. The three-hour workshop served […]

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Dr. Elaine Worzala, executive director, Carter Real Estate Center.

Professor Lends Expertise for Real Estate Book

Elaine Worzala, executive director of the Carter Real Estate Center and professor of real estate, is one of 28 industry experts published in the book, Real Estate Success: 12 Leadership Strategies to Make Money Regardless of the Global Economy. The publication, written by Margot Weinstein, president and CEO of MW Leadership Consultants LLC and broker […]

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