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2020 LVB Real Estate Symposium Agenda

Agenda: 7:30am Breakfast and Networking in Exhibit Area 8:00am Welcome and Opening Remarks 8:15am Keynote: Lehigh Valley Economic Forecast  Speaker: Keith Aleardi, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Fulton Financial Advisors  8:45am Panel Discussion: Lehigh Valley Hot Issue Doubleheader: Land Reuse & Redevelopment and Residential Market Trends Moderator: Joseph A. Fitzpatrick Jr., Shareholder and Founder, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, ...

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Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection amid online challenge

The Fort Worth, Texas-based company, which was founded in 1962, has been struggling with increased competition from budget-friendly online retailers such as Wayfair. Pier 1 said it will pursue a sale, with a March 23 deadline to submit bids. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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