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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Key Reasons Why Modern Builders are Choosing Structural Steel Frames
Jan08

Key Reasons Why Modern Builders are Choosing Structural Steel Frames

By Jessica Kane, Blogger An ever-increasing number of builders today are utilizing structural steel frames for their construction projects. This particular trend is expected to continue into the future, with more builders taking advantage of structural steel frames all of the time. There are several key reasons why 21st century builders are choosing structural steel frames on their projects. Easy Installation At the top of the list...

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The Passing of an Atlanta Icon: John C. Portman
Jan03

The Passing of an Atlanta Icon: John C. Portman

By Bruce Kellogg, MAI, FRICS While only meeting him once or twice during my business travels to Atlanta in the ’70s and early ’80s, I am deeply saddened by the passing of John Portman, an Atlanta icon.  Mr. Portman will always be recognized as the developer who significantly built Atlanta into the major metropolitan city that we know today. He also contributed to Atlanta with his love of the arts and as a benefactor who...

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