New Member Spotlight- Sarah Borders
Oct22

New Member Spotlight- Sarah Borders

Company: King & Spalding LLP 1.  What motivated you to enter your career and do what you do? I love solving problems (preferably other people’s problems) 2.  How long have you been in your field? 26 years 3.  What other professional organizations are you involved in? American Bankruptcy Institute, American College of Bankruptcy, Turnaround Management Association, Urban Land Institute 4.  Tell us something that not many people may...

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New Member Spotlight- Robin Boyd
Oct22

New Member Spotlight- Robin Boyd

Company: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport 1.  What motivated you to enter your career and do what you do? A long time ago, I worked for a private residential builder and decided that I loved the work because every day was different.  I was part bookkeeper, I showed model homes, I coordinated contractor and vendor schedules and had other interaction with the public.   Years later, I became a Senior Property Manager...

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CREW Atlanta Build Day with Atlanta Women's Build
Oct22

CREW Atlanta Build Day with Atlanta Women's Build

Other than the fact that I am still sore, can’t think of a better way to spend a beautiful Saturday in September! There is nothing like the physical, mental and spiritual satisfaction of actually putting up the walls of a home for a woman who is working hard to take care of her family. Thank you Rayan for getting us out from behind our desks into the field to work with other women to accomplish this amazing feat! Lori E. Kilberg...

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Perfect Timing for Westside Works

Authored By: Greer Gallagher If you follow the construction industry, you have probably read about the skilled workforce shortage our industry is facing.  We lost many workers to the great recession, many are reaching retirement age, and the number of new workers entering the field is far too few to replace the ones that are exiting or have exited the industry.  Meanwhile, the economy and the construction industry are seeing signs of...

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CREW September Lunch Program: "Transformations – Re-Imagining History, a Museum, and the Future of Downtown Atlanta"
Sep22

CREW September Lunch Program: "Transformations – Re-Imagining History, a Museum, and the Future of Downtown Atlanta"

To build the Center for Civil and Human Rights required re-imagining the design of a museum and the storytelling of history, Atlanta, civil rights and human rights, as well as some complex real estate transactions.  On September 4th, CREW members and guests gathered at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Centennial Park to hear Doug Shipman, Chief Executive Officer, talk about the Center, its design and the role of this...

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New Member Spotlight- Ruth Hughes
Sep22

New Member Spotlight- Ruth Hughes

Company: Hartman Simons & Wood LLP 1.  What motivated you to enter your career and do what you do? I had the opportunity to work with a lot of talented commercial real estate attorneys over the years and really enjoyed working on transactions. When it came time for me to decide what direction I wanted my career to go, law school seemed like the best fit. I worked full time while going to law school part time, and graduated from...

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