The F.I.R.E. Rises – Atlanta’s Real Estate Odyssey Continues
Jun01

The F.I.R.E. Rises – Atlanta’s Real Estate Odyssey Continues

By: Ceasar C. Mitchell- DLA Piper, LLP    Atlanta rose from the ashes after the Civil War, like the Phoenix we herald as the spiritual emblem of our resilience.  We are the leading southern city; a city of national prominence and global significance.  Some say the “Crane” has replaced the Phoenix as our bird of fancy underscoring the many building cranes that soar above our city hoisting new development projects into the clouds,...

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Women in Engineering
May25

Women in Engineering

By: Laura Cullen, E.I.T , PES Structural Engineers  Like many CRE professions, women in engineering fields, particularly in civil engineering, are a minority.  Why is that? Why is it that when we account for 50% of the world’s population, only 17.5% of the world’s civil engineers are female?  Perhaps the answer can be found in women leaving the workforce to have children, or maybe societal pressures for girls to steer towards certain...

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Sound Masking for Speech Privacy
May18

Sound Masking for Speech Privacy

By Heather Corbin, IVCi     Open floor spaces are now the rage.  Their trendy, minimalist design appears artsy and chic, which is impressive to clients and visitors. Although these contemporary designs may be conducive to socializing and collaborating, they can make it insanely difficult to concentrate. In fact, headphones have now become the modern hardhat. Digital workers rely on them for insulation from the constant chatter they...

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Congratulations to our fellow CREW Members
May11

Congratulations to our fellow CREW Members

Congratulations to our fellow CREW Members mentioned as Atlanta Business Chronicle “Up & Comers”!   Joanna Mather, CBRE Claire Ross, JLL Jessica Doyle, John Hancock Real Estate...

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What’s Next for Affordable Housing?
May11

What’s Next for Affordable Housing?

By Jim Durrett, Buckhead Community Improvement District   My assignment was to write a piece about public policy for CREW Atlanta’s members. That’s a mighty wide-ranging subject, requiring focus for space and attention considerations. The result of my deliberation? Housing policy. Why? A critical shortage of housing affordable to the workforce threatens our region’s economic competitiveness and, consequently, the commercial real...

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