The Economy in 2020:  Short-Term Shock, Long-Term Awe
Feb12

The Economy in 2020: Short-Term Shock, Long-Term Awe

Dr. Marci Rossell filled the house again with more than 700 interested members and guests of CREW Atlanta and the Atlanta Chapter of CoreNet Global at the annual Economic Forecast Luncheon on January 16th at the Cobb Galleria. This year’s headline relates to a few issues of worries in the short term, but a rather optimistic view of the future. We all breathed a sigh of relief upon hearing this news, but we were still sitting on the...

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Atlanta’s Industrial Property Landscape Getting ‘Edgier” on the Last Mile
Jul24

Atlanta’s Industrial Property Landscape Getting ‘Edgier” on the Last Mile

It seems you cannot have a conversation about the industrial real estate market these days without mentioning the indelible impact that e-commerce and same-day delivery has on the landscape. Take a ride through the downtown Atlanta, intown and metro area, and you will see cityscapes dotted with delivery carriers of all brands: USPS, FedEx, DHL, and caravans of privately run delivery vans and vehicles. The continued growth of...

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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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