CREW Member Spotlight Questionnaire
Oct02

CREW Member Spotlight Questionnaire

In our new feature, called the CREW Member Spotlight, we will be highlighting someone who is making an impact in the CREW Atlanta community. For the most recent Member Spotlight, we selected this year’s New Member of the Year recipient, Heather Neuman. She is a Commercial Account Manager for BMS CAT. CREW Atlanta: What made you decide to work in the field you are in? Heather Neuman: I love people and doing something different every...

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MARTA Driving Transit Oriented Development
Sep25

MARTA Driving Transit Oriented Development

By Amanda Rhein, Senior Director of Transit Oriented Development, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Transit oriented development is the antidote to Atlanta’s decades-long auto-dependent growth pattern. Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is development that is vibrant, pedestrian-friendly, and genuinely integrated with transit. MARTA is pursuing TOD in an effort to increase ridership, generate new revenue and to...

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Brokerage Trends in Atlanta Today
Sep15

Brokerage Trends in Atlanta Today

By Leigh Anne McGarry, Leasing Associate with Franklin Street’s Retail Landlord Leasing Team As a young female in the brokerage world, it is hard not to recognize the amount of young, talented women who continue to come out of college and secure positions with some of the top national and regional brokerage firms in Atlanta. Young women are taking the workforce by storm, and doing their due diligence throughout college to be...

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Let’s Take Time to Rediscover Downtown
Sep13

Let’s Take Time to Rediscover Downtown

By: Claire Ross, Leasing Associate at JLL’s Agency Leasing Group Take a moment and venture back to Atlanta into the early 1900’s. Begin your stroll down Peachtree Street and witness the hustle and bustle of business professionals and the first group of Georgia State students walking to class. As you continue to wander the streets of Downtown Atlanta, you witness the grand opening of the 6th District Federal Reserve Bank in...

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Sale-Leaseback Transaction Volume on the Rise
Sep08

Sale-Leaseback Transaction Volume on the Rise

By: Michael Bull, CCIM, CEO of Bull Realty and host of the Commercial Real Estate Show A noticeable trend in brokerage today is the rise of sale-leaseback transactions. In a sale-leaseback, a company sells a property they occupy and control it on a long-term lease. The seller, now tenant, has full control of the real estate for whatever initial lease term and renewal options the company chooses to offer. Our brokers at Bull Realty...

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Stephanie Friese Aron Named to Real Estate Forum’s “Women of Influence” List
Aug30

Stephanie Friese Aron Named to Real Estate Forum’s “Women of Influence” List

Real Estate Forum’s July/August issue highlights some of the amazing women making waves in the commercial real estate industry. These women are trendsetters, pioneers, and industry leaders who have succeeded in both personal and professional endeavors. Chosen from a list of hundreds of extraordinary nominees, 16 CREW Network members from around the country were named as “Women of Influence” in 2017. Stephanie Friese Aron, of CREW...

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