City of North Port to Host 2018 Real Estate Summit

The City of North Port announces its third annual Real Estate Summit, bringing together top commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and business owners. The event will celebrate the city’s growth and discuss innovative and exciting new developments in the local real estate market. This special invite-only gathering will take place on Friday, November 9, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the conference hall at the Suncoast Technical College in North Port. Media attendance is welcomed and encouraged via RSVP.

Engaging speakers and subject-matter experts will take the stage to provide information regarding the progress and growth of our region. Topics will include the factors that attract businesses to our community, updates on the Atlanta Braves spring training facility, and Babcock Ranch, the new, innovative, environmentally sensitive community by developer Kitson & Partners. The event’s keynote speakers are Mike Dunn, Vice President of Operations for the Atlanta Braves; Rick Severance, President of Babcock Ranch; and Ron Starner, Executive Vice President of Conway, Inc., parent to Site Selection Magazine. The MC of the event is Maryann Mize, Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer of Charlotte State Bank and Trust, Murdock.

Sponsors of the 2018 Real Estate Summit are Suncoast Credit Union, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and Urban Land Institute Tampa Bay. The event’s marketing partner is Grapevine Communications Advertising Agency.

For more information about the event, or for commercial real estate professionals interested in attending, please visit or call 941-429-7029.

About the City of North Port

For those who enjoy being part of an up-and-coming, accessible community, consider the City of North Port, which is located in Sarasota County between Tampa and Fort Myers. The lead city of the North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota Metropolitan Statistical Area, North Port is the future spring training home of the Atlanta Braves, and was recently named The Best Place to Raise a Family in Florida, #1 City for Young Entrepreneurs, Best in Manufacturing in Tampa Bay, the sixth Fastest-Growing Metro Area, and Top Investment City. For more information, visit

Grapevine Communications provides full-service advertising, marketing and public relations services to clients nationwide. The firm is the most award-winning advertising agency in Sarasota, Florida, and the surrounding areas. For more information on Grapevine Communications at or 941-351-0024.


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