The importance of a Personal Strategic Plan
May30

The importance of a Personal Strategic Plan

By Rebecca Cummings, Lawyer and Strategic Planning Coach   How do you decide what to do first when you get up in the morning?  How does a task make it to the top of your list at work? Are you giving your time, energy and attention to the items that are screaming with urgency and are priorities for other people around you, or are you devoting yourself to the items that you have decided are most important in helping you achieve...

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What is the CREW Network…beyond CREW Atlanta?
May26

What is the CREW Network…beyond CREW Atlanta?

By Sara Silvio, Constructive Ingenuity, LLC Did you know as a member of CREW Atlanta that you have instant access to 10,000 real estate professionals across the U.S. and Canada, and each one of them would LOVE to do business with you?  This is not a cheesy sales email advertising a database of leads and potential customers; this is YOUR CREW Network!  There are 68 U.S. chapters and five Canadian chapters of CREW, so if you are doing...

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Just what does investment, asset management and finance mean in CRE?
May19

Just what does investment, asset management and finance mean in CRE?

By Leslie Burke, Athena Real Estate Advisors   Many CREW Members are engaged in some aspects of the “bricks and sticks” of CRE, whether it is property management, project management/construction, brokerage, or vendors.  But there is another side of CRE that deals with investment, asset management, and finance. Just what exactly do these gals do?   Investment in the CRE world means dealing with property owners. For large CRE...

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To Renovate or to Relocate? Deciding to Move Your Office Space
May02

To Renovate or to Relocate? Deciding to Move Your Office Space

Shakespeare Ponders Relocation By Diana Robinson, Colliers International Originally posted on CREW Network – News You Can Use. To move, or not to move – that is the question: Whether it is most fitting for a company to engage in a search for new office space and relocate Or to negotiate the terms, renew the lease and renovate… Does the thought of Hamlet expounding profound concepts and complex philosophical ideas make you...

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This old industrial building
Apr26

This old industrial building

By Lisa M. Rhudy, Vice President – Asset Management, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate Have you recently driven by a part of town you pass from time to time, but not on a regular basis, to realize that the entire area looks different? You stop and ask yourself, “Where did that come from?  It wasn’t there last time I drove through here.” In fact, you even question if you’ve taken a wrong turn because you can’t quite place where you are....

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The Three Creative Myths
Apr12

The Three Creative Myths

By Kimberly Douglas, President, FireFly Facilitation, Inc. Did you know that all fireflies glow when they are first born, but some actually lose that ability when they become adults? How amazingly similar to what happens to so many individuals!   When I tell a group of people that they are creative, I have some that knowingly smile back, and some that look me at me like this…and say “Who? Me?”   Why is that?  I think there are...

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