CREW Member Spotlight: Jennifer Hardy Fournier
Mar15

CREW Member Spotlight: Jennifer Hardy Fournier

The CREW Member Spotlight highlights someone who is making an impact in the CREW Atlanta community. For the most recent Member Spotlight, we selected Jennifer Hardy Fournier, Vice President of Commercial Development at Crabapple Landscape. CREW Atlanta: What made you decide to work in the field you are in? Jennifer Hardy Fournier: My family always participated in garden club events growing up and I have always loved being outdoors and...

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CREW Atlanta Member Featured for International Women’s Day
Mar13

CREW Atlanta Member Featured for International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, CREW member Savannah Durban was interviewed by her company, Cushman & Wakefield, about the role of women in the commercial real estate industry and how she #PressesforProgress. Savannah Durban is the Communications Specialist for Cushman & Wakefield’s Atlanta office, and is a member of CREW’s Communications Committee. Why do you work here at Cushman & Wakefield and not...

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Another Successful Year for UCREW
Feb21

Another Successful Year for UCREW

By Bruce Kellogg, MAI, FRICS On Feb. 9, 2018, the CREW Atlanta Chapter hosted an educational and networking program (UCREW) for both undergraduate and graduate students to present commercial real estate information and facilitate internships and career opportunities. It was a resounding success by any measure: the number and variety of universities represented, caliber of presentations, venue, number of sponsoring companies,...

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Global Economic Outlook -According to Marci Rossell
Feb07

Global Economic Outlook -According to Marci Rossell

By Paula Fowler, Principal of Cresa Atlanta At a joint meeting of CREW Atlanta and the Atlanta chapter of CoreNet Global, Dr. Marci Rossell, former chief economist for CNBC, returned for the 10th year to share her perspective on the global economic outlook in 2018. In 2017, she noted, local economies began to grow for the first time in 10 years. Europe grew by 1.5 percent, while the U.S. saw GDP growth of 2.1 percent. India...

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Top Restaurant Trends to Watch in Atlanta for 2018
Feb05

Top Restaurant Trends to Watch in Atlanta for 2018

By Bob Kane, Director, and Jessica Branch, Associate, Franklin Street News stories are swirling that Atlanta may soon become “over-restauranted.” However, recent data on this topic show mixed results. For example, Atlanta third quarter 2017 restaurant sales volume increased 1 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016 – the first positive market sales increase shown in the last 12 months. Of the 96 non-franchise Atlanta restaurants...

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