Evolving workforce reshaping Atlanta’s commercial real estate game
Jun18

Evolving workforce reshaping Atlanta’s commercial real estate game

High Street. Midtown Union. 8 West. Star Metals. The Boundary. Jar House. These are just a handful of the developments that are helping define Atlanta’s growing commercial real estate office pipeline across Downtown, Midtown, Buckhead and beyond. When the JLL “Q1 2019 Atlanta Metro and Submarket” report hit my desk recently, the numbers jumped off the page. Seven new projects totaling nearly 1.2 million square feet...

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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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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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Workplace Wellness
Sep14

Workplace Wellness

By Sibet Freides, Principal of Idea Associates For many professionals, practicing wellness feels like a personal initiative to be pursued in one’s free time, or not at all. The traditional workplace is often an obstacle in the journey towards wellness, with long, sedentary hours in the office and convenience-based meal planning. But work culture is changing, and employers are starting to see the benefits of incorporating wellness into...

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Industry Talk with Melissa Hall of Fidelity National Title Group & CREW Atlanta
Sep10

Industry Talk with Melissa Hall of Fidelity National Title Group & CREW Atlanta

By Wendy Mann, CAE, CREW Network CEO Originally published on CREW Network’s blog While the commercial real estate industry continues to evolve, the title insurance component remains a key part of any transaction. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Fidelity National Title Group’s Melissa Hall, senior vice president and member of CREW Atlanta, who provided industry insights and perspectives worth sharing. Hall...

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Live-CoWork-Play
Sep04

Live-CoWork-Play

  By Sibet Freides, Principal of Idea Associates The “live-work-play” concept in residential real estate changed the way we thought about home. Communities that prioritized convenience and lifestyle grew in popularity, and home-buyers eagerly pursued properties that connected residential, retail, and dining options. Accessible amenities and creatively designed spaces proved to be as important to residential tenants as...

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