Why Affordable Housing Is Important to Atlanta Development
Sep25

Why Affordable Housing Is Important to Atlanta Development

While Atlanta seems certain to continue its rapid growth, with the region forecasted to add 2.5 million people by 2040, a pivotal question faces developers, builders and the community as a whole: How will we accommodate these new residents? Affordable housing is an issue of great importance to all Atlantans. Atlanta’s affordability and the availability of housing for our growing workforce are key considerations for attracting new...

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See Your Future, Be Your Future
Jul11

See Your Future, Be Your Future

“Live out of your imagination, not your history.” — Stephen Covey I did not misread the look on the faces staring back at me. When the topic of the the importance of setting personal goals during CREW Atlanta’s Leadership 2018 program, the 30 professionals in the room seemed a bit surprised, shocked even. “Isn’t this a business program?” if only their eyes could ask. As one of the co-leaders of the...

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The Good We Do
May14

The Good We Do

We work. We live. We love. We bond. And, when we pool our resources, women can truly move the needle. We can be unstoppable. It can take your breath away at times. I know, because it has done so for me. I have seen the good that comes from like-minded people uniting with a purpose to make the unthinkable, thinkable. It’s not always about breaking through glass ceilings; Sometimes, it’s simply about reaching out to help others break...

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The Good Stuff – A Recap of the CREW Careers Initiative
Mar25

The Good Stuff – A Recap of the CREW Careers Initiative

In 2014, I had the opportunity to be a part of the Leadership CREW class. One of the most impactful topics for me was volunteerism -Time, Talent, Treasure. While we all have various responsibilities and are in different points in our lives, we all have an opportunity to give back. Some may choose to donate money to an organization, while others use their talent and skillset to sit on a community board. After much self-reflection, I...

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CREW Mentor/Protege Panel Discussion Recap
Feb06

CREW Mentor/Protege Panel Discussion Recap

Held at Cresa’s offices in the Prominence building, the panelists for the first CREW Mentor/Protege event for 2019 settled into their seats.  Spear-headed by Vanessa Manners of Kimley-Horn, in conjunction with Mentorship Committee Chairs Sibet Freides of Idea-Associates and Cathleen Young of CBRE, the panelists were successful women under forty years of age within the commercial real estate industry – Claire Ross, Senior Associate at...

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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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