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     Dr. H. Shelton Weeks
    Academic Program Director
    Lucas Intsitute for Real Estate Development & Finance
    College of Business
    10501 FGCU Blvd. South
    Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565

    Phone: 239-590-7373
    Fax: 239-590-7330




November 28, 2017:

Panel Discussion at the REIS Educational Symposium:
The panel discussed a variety of issues facing the real estate industry in Southwest Florida.

REIS Educational Symposium - Fall 2017


Urban Land Institute - Spring 2015 Series

Spring 2015: The Lucas Institute hosted a series of presentations by the Urban Land Institute of Southwest Florida. The series wes titled Here We Grow Again: How Southwest Florida is Tackling Future Growth.

From the ULI website:

The good news - the economy is growing and population is on the rise. The unknown - is Southwest Florida properly positioned to accommodate the next wave of growth? Join ULI Southwest Florida in a four part series as we evaluate the direction the region is moving to prepare for the increase in population. Each session will examine the current development patterns and how each county is positioning itself to accommodate the expected growth while maintaining a quality of life and protecting valuable resources. We invite you to participate in this in-depth review of land use issues that affect the future of our region and the balance we strive to achieve between agricultural, environmental, and economic development needs.

The four sessions:

  • February 20, 2015:Regional Overview
    • *Meeting details below
  • March 20, 2015: The Future of Development in Collier County
  • April 17, 2015: The Future of Development in Lee County
  • May 15, 2015: The Future of Development in Charlotte County

  • February 20, 2015:*Meeting Agenda:
    • 7:45 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
    • 8:15 am:Welcoming Remarks
      • Tim Byal, Chair, ULI SW Florida
      • Dr. Tim Allen, Alico Chair in Finance @ Lutgert College of Business, FGCU
    • 8:30 am:Current & Future Growth in SW Florida
      • David Cobb, Regional Director for South Florida, Metrostudy
    • 8:50 am:Regional Perspective: A 5 County Overview
      • David Crawford, Director of Planning Services, SWFRPC
      • Russ Weyer, President, Real Estate Econometrics, Inc.
    • 9:20 am:The Rural Counties
      • Mark Morton, Director of Strategic Real Estate, U.S. Sugar Corp.
    • 9:40 am:Panelist Roundtable & Audience Questions
      • Dr. Tim Allen, Moderator
    • 10:00 am: Closing Remarks

View a gallery of 3 photos from this event


December 18, 2014:

Golf Team:
The Paul Sands Memorial Slaw Dog Golf Tournament - raising funds for the the REIS Paul Sands Memorial scholarship and Blessings in a Backpack.
The FGCU Team (L to R): Dr. Shelton Weeks, Dan Regelski, Leo Boisvert, and Dr. Steve Fraser.

Golf Team


Later, Scott Fisher presented a contribution to the REIS Paul Sands Memorial scholarship at FGCU. The funds were the proceeds from the Paul Sands Memorial Slaw Dog golf tournament. In the photo below are (L to R): Mike Doyle, Scott Fisher, Matt Simmons, Lisa Sands, and Marc Morris.