Investing in the Future: UCREW Recap
Feb13

Investing in the Future: UCREW Recap

On February 8, 2019, CREW Atlanta hosted UCREW, a day long, cross-industry commercial real estate intensive designed to help both undergraduate and graduate students learn more about the commercial real estate industry as a whole. I attended UCREW as a student last year, and I had the honor of co-chairing UCREW this year alongside Meghan Gordon. The day was split into seven events: The Rising Star Panel: Rebecca Sweet of LevickRoth,...

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Can medical/office tenants and retail coexist in harmony?
Nov02

Can medical/office tenants and retail coexist in harmony?

By Patti Pearlberg, Coro Realty Advisors, LLC When occupancy rates began dropping at retail centers at the start of the “great recession,” owners and operators began looking for other uses to fill their vacant spaces. Even though occupancy and rental rates have begun to tick up — increasing 30 basis points over the past 12 months according to Glickman Retail group — shopping center owners are still concerned about tenants that only...

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Lights, Camera, Action: The Battle for #3 — An Interview with Kris Bagwell
Oct28

Lights, Camera, Action: The Battle for #3 — An Interview with Kris Bagwell

In preparation for CREW Atlanta’s November 12 luncheon and panel discussion, “Lights, Camera, Action: The Battle for #3,” we asked panelist Kris Bagwell how Georgia is attracting film and television production and what the state is doing to nurture this growing economic driver. Bagwell is executive vice president of EUE/Screen Gems Studios and chairman of Georgia Studio & Infrastructure Alliance (GSIA). Q: Your company has offices...

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Stand Up, Sit Down, Work, Work, Work!
Oct19

Stand Up, Sit Down, Work, Work, Work!

By Melissa J. Perignat, Attorney/Partner, Holt Ney Zatcoff & Wasserman, LLP Realistically, climbing the corporate ladder requires logging in serious hours sitting at your desk.  How else are you going to research potential new clients, draft flawless legal briefs, or prepare killer power point presentations.  Indeed, it is estimated that professionals spend an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes sitting at their desk each day, and,...

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How I embraced change in 140 characters or less
Oct13

How I embraced change in 140 characters or less

By Ann Cone, CBRE Capital Markets I will admit to you that I am a member of the baby boom generation. As a whole we are digital immigrants and don’t like change, much less a total digital revolution. It is now evident that our kids will look back and wonder how we survived without computers and cellphones, much like we looked to our parents who were brought up without televisions. But this doesn’t mean we have to accept it. We need to...

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