Realtor Orientation

WHAT: Charleston Trident Association of Realtors hosts one of its periodic orientations for agents, property managers and appraisers as well as brokers in charge, property managers in charge and general certified appraisers.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday July 10

WHERE: 5010 Wetland Crossing in North Charleston



Family Fun Night at The Alley

WHAT: Charleston Apartment Association sponsors a family night out at The Alley.

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday July 17

WHERE: 131 Columbus St., Charleston

PRICE: $35 per adult, $15 per child (12 and under). The cost includes food and bowling. (RSVP by July 9)


Residential Property Management Career Fair

WHAT: Charleston Apartment Association sponsors a career fair in Residential Property Management (RPM). The average apartment community includes 254 units and employs at least six onsite staff members, including a community manager, assistant manager, leasing consultants and maintenance professionals. RPM careers offer competitive salaries, benefits, training opportunities and room for growth. According to the association, skills and experience working in an apartment community are easily transferable.

WHEN: 4-7 p.m. Tuesday July 24

WHERE: Crowne Plaza, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd. in North Charleston

PRICE: Attendees, no charge (Register by July 19)


Sustainable Business Awards

WHAT: The Carolinas Green Gala and Sustainable Business Awards celebrates local leaders in the green building movement and features a sit-down dinner, keynote speaker, silent auction and awards ceremony for members of the U.S. Green Building Council chapters for South Carolina and North Carolina. The Sustainable Business Awards highlight people and projects that are transforming the "built" environment in the Carolinas. Project categories include innovative project - building design and construction; innovative project - interior design and construction; innovative project - existing building performance; community champion project; and marquee green building. Attendees will vote on all nominees during the gala to select the "People’s Choice" award. Two special awards will be given for exceptional volunteer leadership and to a community change agent in the Carolinas. Also, three individuals are recognized with the Rob Eggers Memorial Scholarship for their work on community-based projects in the Carolinas that advance sustainability and resilience in vulnerable, low-income and other under served communities. The scholarship is in honor of the late Rob Eggers, a valued member of the Charlotte sustainable design community.

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WHEN: Thursday Sept. 20 (Nominate green leaders for awards by Friday July 20)

WHERE: Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte.



Fair Housing Classes

WHAT: Charleston Apartment Association offers Fair Housing classes from Thomas Howard, associate attorney at Brownlee Whitlow & Praet PLLC. Howard, born and raised in Walterboro, followed in his father's footsteps and decided to pursue the law. He attended Clemson University for undergraduate studies before going to The Charleston School of Law for law school. Howard kicked off his career at a general practice firm in Walterboro in 2013. He began practicing law in North Charleston in June 2014 as a member of the Brownlee Law Firm, working in the areas of residential and commercial landlord-tenant law, residential and commercial real estate litigation, commercial collections and contract drafting. He became an associate attorney Dec. 1, 2015. Attending the three hour seminar counts as three continuing education credits for attendees, the association notes.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Aug. 9 (RSVP by Aug. 1)

WHERE: Crowne Plaza, 4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard in North Charleston

PRICE: $59 a member, $119 a nonmember