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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CREW Mentor/Protege Panel Discussion Recap
Feb06

CREW Mentor/Protege Panel Discussion Recap

Held at Cresa’s offices in the Prominence building, the panelists for the first CREW Mentor/Protege event for 2019 settled into their seats.  Spear-headed by Vanessa Manners of Kimley-Horn, in conjunction with Mentorship Committee Chairs Sibet Freides of Idea-Associates and Cathleen Young of CBRE, the panelists were successful women under forty years of age within the commercial real estate industry – Claire Ross, Senior Associate at...

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Christine Gorham announced as CREW Network President Elect
Nov19

Christine Gorham announced as CREW Network President Elect

Christine Gorham, Director of Development for Caddis, has been named President Elect on CREW Network’s board. To celebrate, we asked her to complete our Member Spotlight Questionnaire. Congratulations Christine !   What made you decide to work in the field you are in?   Christine  Gorham: In 1989 as I was cut from five days a week to four days a week at a residential development company, I thought about what industry was...

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Karen Whitt Named Director of CREW Network Board
Nov08

Karen Whitt Named Director of CREW Network Board

Karen Whitt, President | Investor Services and Real Estate Management Services U.S. of Colliers International, has been named Director on CREW Network’s board. To celebrate, we asked her to complete our Member Spotlight Questionnaire. Congratulations Karen!   CREW Atlanta: What made you decide to work in the field you are in? Karen Whitt: After I finished my English degree, I moved to San Diego and wanted to work for a...

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14 CREW Members Recognized as Power Women
Oct10

14 CREW Members Recognized as Power Women

Fourteen members of CREW Atlanta have been recognized by Bisnow as Power Women. In an upcoming event on November 29, the women will be recognized at a breakfast event that will focus on hard-hitting issues women in commercial real estate are facing, as well as celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of the 24 women selected. According to Bisnow, “In a nationwide survey conducted earlier this year, 87.2% of respondents said...

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Survival of the fittest. Evolving retail experiences success.
Oct02

Survival of the fittest. Evolving retail experiences success.

By: Libby Lassiter, EVP of leasing and development at Bayer Properties There’s no doubt many once-packed malls have lost their luster, and the convenience of e-commerce has made in-store shopping shed a bit of its appeal and indeed its necessity.  But a host of established retailers are proving to be flexible and adept at responding to changing shopping preferences with experiential offerings drawing customers to their stores. These...

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