Why Affordable Housing Is Important to Atlanta Development
Sep25

Why Affordable Housing Is Important to Atlanta Development

While Atlanta seems certain to continue its rapid growth, with the region forecasted to add 2.5 million people by 2040, a pivotal question faces developers, builders and the community as a whole: How will we accommodate these new residents? Affordable housing is an issue of great importance to all Atlantans. Atlanta’s affordability and the availability of housing for our growing workforce are key considerations for attracting new...

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7th Annual CREW Golf Tournament Recap
May20

7th Annual CREW Golf Tournament Recap

Thank you to everyone that sponsored, participated or just came and hung out at the 7th Annual CREW Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Atlanta Women’s Foundation and presented by Hannan Construction. Our Golf Clinic, sponsored by Fortress Consulting and JE Dunn sold out AGAIN with 40 ladies learning how to swing their clubs and perfect their game. Watch out for next years rising players! Let us not forget the reception, sponsored...

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The Good We Do
May14

The Good We Do

We work. We live. We love. We bond. And, when we pool our resources, women can truly move the needle. We can be unstoppable. It can take your breath away at times. I know, because it has done so for me. I have seen the good that comes from like-minded people uniting with a purpose to make the unthinkable, thinkable. It’s not always about breaking through glass ceilings; Sometimes, it’s simply about reaching out to help others break...

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The Good Stuff – A Recap of the CREW Careers Initiative
Mar25

The Good Stuff – A Recap of the CREW Careers Initiative

In 2014, I had the opportunity to be a part of the Leadership CREW class. One of the most impactful topics for me was volunteerism -Time, Talent, Treasure. While we all have various responsibilities and are in different points in our lives, we all have an opportunity to give back. Some may choose to donate money to an organization, while others use their talent and skillset to sit on a community board. After much self-reflection, I...

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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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