Recognizing Industry Leaders at the Annual CREW Awards
Jun11

Recognizing Industry Leaders at the Annual CREW Awards

By Tina Renee McCall, Managing Director of Asset Management & Dispositions at Bridge Investment Group and 2018 CREW President Next week, CREW Atlanta will host the ceremony for the Annual CREW Awards, an opportunity for our members to be recognized among their peers, for industry professional achievements and to support diversity and the advancement of women in commercial real estate. The awards recognize people that are making...

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Bicycle Parking, Sidewalks, and Storage Pods, Oh My! What’s in Store for Atlanta with the Zoning Ordinance “Quick Fixes”
May16

Bicycle Parking, Sidewalks, and Storage Pods, Oh My! What’s in Store for Atlanta with the Zoning Ordinance “Quick Fixes”

By Julie Sellers, Partner, Pursley Friese Torgrimson  The last time the City of Atlanta rewrote the entire zoning ordinance, the average cost of gas was $1.19 per gallon, CNN aired its first broadcast, and there were about 2.2 million metro-area residents. Fast forward from 1980 to 2018 for a population that has more than doubled and we are ready for a zoning re-write that will bring the regulations in line with modern development...

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Seven Tax Bill Revisions Impacting the Real Estate Industry
May10

Seven Tax Bill Revisions Impacting the Real Estate Industry

By: Marcia Nally, Tax Director, and Mike Pompilio, Tax Partner, at Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors The 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act contains several major changes to the tax landscape for both businesses and individuals. Below are seven key areas where the new policies will impact the real estate industry. Taxation of pass-through entities A deduction is available to investors who invest in real estate through partnerships or LLCs...

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May08

The CREW Member Spotlight highlights someone who is making an impact in the CREW Atlanta community. For the most recent Member Spotlight, we selected Lisa White, Principal, WHB. CREW Atlanta: How long have you been at your current position? Lisa White: I have been in the commercial furnishings industry for 20+ years. My business partner and I decided to join forces and open a furniture dealership in July 2017. As we like to say,...

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Blockchain and Why You Need to Know About It
May03

Blockchain and Why You Need to Know About It

By: Katherine Pinkard, President, Pinkard Properties & Member of CREWBaltimore You probably heard of the digital currency Bitcoin because of its headline-making and extremely volatile valuation against the U.S. dollar in recent months. But what you may not know is how it works or why it’s so groundbreaking. In case you’re not yet a cryptocurrency-trading-millionaire, what makes Bitcoin possible is the revolutionary software...

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CREW Member Spotlight: Heather Lamb
May01

CREW Member Spotlight: Heather Lamb

The CREW Member Spotlight highlights someone who is making an impact in the CREW Atlanta community. For the most recent Member Spotlight, we selected Heather Lamb, First Vice President, CBRE. CREW Atlanta: What made you decide to work in the field you are in?  Heather Lamb: The growth of the Atlanta market and the revitalization of Midtown in the late 90s/early 2000s fascinated me and I wanted to be a part of the industry that changed...

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