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News You Can Use articles cover a wide range of industry issues and trends and are written by CREW Network member experts, with guidance and editorial review provided by members of the Communications and Editorial Committee. If you would like to submit a potential topic or an article for review, please contact Laura Lewis, CREW Network chief marketing officer.


April 2017

Clicks to Bricks – The New Retail
Kenne Shepherd, AIA, LEED AP+

Principal
Kenne Shepherd Interior Design Architecture PLLC (KSI)
CREW New York


March 2017

Six Millennial Trends Changing the Face of Our Cities
Diane K. Danielson

Chief Operating Officer
SVN International Corp.
CREW Boston


February 2017

Building for The Future: Creating Real Value
Michelle Apigian

Associate
ICON Architecture
CREW Boston

Excitement and Energy Surround CREW Network Winter Leadership Summit
CREW Network staff

Is CMBS in Round Two of the Recession?
Tanya Hart Little

Founder
Hart Advisors Group
CREW Dallas


January 2017

Retail Roundup: Star-Studded Shopping in Hollywood, California
Faith Hope Consolo

Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
CREW New York


December 2016

10 Steps for Launching an Award-Winning Communications Program
Susan Shelby, FSMPS, CPSM

President & CEO
Rhino PR
CREW Boston


November 2016

Six Steps to Engage Employees and Maximize Performance
Karen Roberts

Executive Vice President
Forrester Construction
CREW Washington DC

It's All About the Dollars... and the Change!
Diana Robinson

Project Coordinator
Colliers International
CREW Atlanta

A New Accounting Era and Implications for CRE
Sara Farina

Assurance Manager
Plante Moran
CREW Chicago

Embrace Imperfection and Other Impactful Lessons from the 2016 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace
Amanda Marsh

Founder
Buzzmaestro LLC
CREW New York


September 2016

Retail Roundup: Shop New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
CREW New York

Are LEDs THE Energy Efficient Lighting Solution?
Darcy Veneziale, CPSM

Marketing Coordinator
The Lighting Practice
CREW Philadelphia

Choosing a Brokerage Company to Launch Your Career
Kathleen Silver

Associate VP of Sales Operations
NAI Northern California
CREW East Bay

CREW Network Convention Tour Preview: Visit the Largest Private Real Estate Development in U.S. History
Amanda Marsh

Founder
Buzzmaestro LLC
CREW New York


August 2016

Creating Healthy Work Environments for Tenants: LEED vs. WELL
Lida Lewis

Associate and Director of Sustainability
OTJ Architects

Q&A with CBRE’s Mary Ann Tighe, 2016 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace Featured Speaker
Amanda Marsh

Founder
Buzzmaestro LLC
CREW New York

Technology and Commercial Real Estate
Judi Hanf

Marketing Manager
NewMarket Advisors
CREW Las Vegas

Navigating Canadian Real Estate Taxes
Emily Haggerty

Sales & Marketing Specialist
Altus Group US, Inc.
CREW Washington DC


July 2016

Adaptive Reuse of Commercial Properties
Debbie Heslop

Senior Associate Broker
Volk Company
CREW Tucson

Tina Renee McCall: Secrets to Bridging the Confidence Gap
Amanda Marsh

Founder
Buzzmaestro LLC
CREW New York

The Resurgent Cleveland Real Estate Market
Yulu Li

Senior Account Analyst
Hanna Commercial Real Estate Company
CREW Cleveland


June 2016

2016 CREW Network Spring Leadership Summit Recap and Resources
CREW Network Staff

Retail Roundup: Shopping in Dynamic Detroit
Faith Hope Consolo

Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
CREW New York


May 2016

Networking: Enter the Room with Confidence
Emily Haggerty

Sales & Marketing Specialist
Altus Group US, Inc.
CREW Washington DC


April 2016

Renovate or Relocate? Making the Best Choice for Your Office Space
Diana Robinson

Project Coordinator
Colliers International
CREW Atlanta

10 Things That Can Go Wrong on Construction Projects
C. Jaye Berger, Esq.

Founder
Law Offices of C. Jaye Berger
CREW New York


March 2016

Executive Summary: 2015 CREW Network Benchmark Study Report
CREW Network staff

Getting to Know 2016 CREW Network President Laurie Baker
Deborah S. Steinmetz, FASID, FIIDA

Principal
Steinmetz & Associates
CREW Atlanta
New Orleans CREW


February 2016

The Interest Rate Hike: What it Means for Commercial Real Estate
Amanda Marsh

Founder
Buzzmaestro LLC
CREW New York

2016 CREW Network Winter Leadership Summit Recap and Resources
CREW Network Staff

New Resource: CREW Network Speakers Directory
Michelle Yates

Director of Marketing
Lawrence Group
CREW St. Louis


December 2015

Retail Roundup: Shopping in Superb San Antonio
Faith Hope Consolo

Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
CREW New York


November 2015

How Giving Back Boosts Business
Michelle Yates

Director of Marketing
Lawrence Group
CREW St. Louis


November 2015

Ready to Rise in CRE? Earn a Certificate in Leadership
Debra Hazel

Founder
Debra Hazel Communications
CREW New York


October 2015

Activating Your 2015 CREW Network Convention & Marketplace Experience
Sophie Bidek, AIA/LEED BD+C

Partner
Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture
CREW Chicago


October 2015

Convention Tour Recap: Understanding Amazon’s Growth in South Lake Union
Michelle Yates

Director of Marketing
Lawrence Group
CREW St. Louis


October 2015

Madeleine Albright Inspires at CREW Convention
Amanda Marsh

Founder
Buzzmaestro LLC
CREW New York


September 2015

Convention Preview: Stackable Cities: Up in the Air and Under the Ground
Alison Tortorice

Senior Director, Legal Services
Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd.
Toronto CREW


September 2015

Convention Preview: Public-Private Redevelopment
Debra Hazel

Founder
Debra Hazel Communications
CREW New York


September 2015

Convention Preview: The Growth of EB-5 and Role in Future Development
Merri Cross

Business Development Manager
Dentons
CREW St. Louis


September 2015

Convention Preview: The Rise of the Urban Campus
Michelle Yates

Director of Marketing
The Lawrence Group
CREW St. Louis


September 2015

Shopping in Sensational Seattle
Faith Hope Consolo

Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
CREW New York


August 2015

The Multigenerational Impact on CRE: Dealing with a Barbell Makes the Heavy Lifting Easier

Nellie Shipley
Partner
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
Triangle CREW

Sarah Core
Associate
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP


June 2015

Power Women: Why the Industry’s Leaders are Not Shrinking Violets
Amanda Marsh

Founder
Buzzmaestro
CREW New York


June 2015

Six Questions with Janet Sanders
Merri Cross

Business Development Manager
Dentons
CREW St. Louis


June 2015

Shopping in Beautiful Baltimore
Faith Hope Consolo

Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
CREW New York


April 2015

Five Questions with CREW Network President Lori Kilberg
Deborah S. Steinmetz, FASID, FIIDA

Principal
Steinmetz & Associates
CREW Atlanta
CREW New Orleans


April 2015

CREW + ICSC = Blockbuster General Session
Debra Hazel

Founder
Debra Hazel Communications
CREW New York


February 2015

 Vibrant Centers – The Connection between Walkability and Asset Performance
Billie Redmond and Marcus Jackson
TradeMark Properties


January 2015

Sunny San Diego: Shopping in and around the City
Faith Hope Consolo
Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
CREW New York


November 2014

The Rewards of Taking a Risk with Social Media
Amy Slattery
Senior Architect and Project Manager
Burns & McDonnell
Kansas City CREW


September 2014

Boutique Hotels: Breaking from Tradition to Drive Success
Madeline McGrane
Attorney
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
CREW Cleveland


September 2014

What's Working in Collaborative Workspace Design
Marcia Charney
Counsel
Continental Title Co.
Kansas City CREW


August 2014

Trends in the Multifamily Sector
Dimple Mehta
Vice President, Real Estate
Captivate Network
Founder and CEO
DM Consulting
CREW Toronto


August 2014

Adapting to the New Panama Canal -- and Beyond
Debra Hazel
Founder
Debra Hazel Communications


July 2014

Public Art: Eye of Beholder and Pocket of Developer
Alexandra Darraby
Principal and founder
Art Law Firm
CREW San Francisco


July 2014

Miami Nice: Shopping In and Around the City
Faith Hope Consolo
Chairman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
NYCREW, AREW


July 2014

What CASL Means for CREW Network Chapters and Member Companies
Sharmion Kerley
Director, Marketing and Communications
CREW Network


June 2014

Operating Commercial Real Estate in Canada: An Important Temporary Administrative Sales Tax Tolerance
Josée Lachapelle
Sales Tax Senior Manager
Richter
CREW Montreal


June 2014

Doing Business Internationally: A Case Study
Sheila Suppes
Director of Business Development and Marketing
Sachse Construction
CREW Detroit


April 2014

Health Care Real Estate: A Specialty in a Changing Industry
Anne Spencer
Director - Orlando, Florida, Office Brokerage Services
Cushman & Wakefield
CREW Orlando


March 2014

Bringing Downtown to the Suburbs
Nellie Shipley, Esq.
Partner
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
Triangle CREW


August 2013

Effects of Technology on Commercial Real Estate – The Top 5 Technology Trends

Beverly Keith, CCIM
Senior Director Retail Brokerage Services
Trinity Partners
Triangle CREW

Nellie Shipley, LEED AP
Partner
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
Triangle CREW


July 2013

The Evolution of Riverfront Cities

Valerie Doleman
Guaranty Commercial Title Inc.
Marketing Communications
MNCREW

Quinn Texmo, CPSM
Kiewit Corporation
Business Process Owner -
Proposal Research Center
CREW Omaha Metro

Leslie Peterson
Lamp, Rynearson & Associates, Inc.
Client Development Manager
CREW Omaha Metro

Tasha Gould, MAI
Iowa Appraisal & Research Corp
Real Estate Appraiser
CREW Iowa


May 2013

Current Trends in Retail Across North America
Faith Hope Consolo
Chairman, The Retail Group, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
NYCREW Network
AREW

Achieving our Potential: How Do We Gather the Momentum to "Bridge the Gap"?
Jennifer Carey
Founding Principal
JLC Environmental Consultants, Inc.
NYCREW Network
AREW


March 2013

Demographic, Economic Trends Will Spur Ongoing Demand for MOB Space

Vince F. Schwab
Senior Vice President Investments
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services
CREW San Francisco

Kirsten Fletcher
Associate and Broker Assistant to Vincent F. Schwab
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services
CREW San Francisco


January 2013

Property Tax Clauses in the Context of a Worldwide Economy
Louise Boutin, LL.B., B.Comm.,
Langlois Kronström Desjardins, LLP
CREW Montréal


December 2012

Secrets to a Successful Project: Let’s Build a Few Hospitals
Theresa Ashby
Consultant
Theresa M. Ashby, LLC
CREW Inland Empire

The Future of Vancouver Retail
Larissa Jacobson
Manager of Leasing, Retail Services, West
Bentall Kennedy
Vancouver CREW


August 2012

Offices of Tomorrow and Office Trends
Angie Davenport
Principal – Interiors
iS Design, PA
Triangle CREW


July 2012

Always Connected: Are We On Communications Overload?
Marcia Charney
Counsel - Commercial Division Continental Title Company
KC CREW


June 2012

Shift Happens...in Alberta!
Kathy Johnston Umbach
Senior Associate, Interior Designer
Stantec Architecture Ltd.
Edmonton CREW


April 2012

Beyond LEED Certification - Ongoing Sustainability for Commercial Buildings
Nancy Larson, LEED Green Associate
Project Manager
Sustainable Options, LLC
Birmingham CREW


November 2011

Who's Regulating the Regulators?
Ruby Simpson
President
Simpson Commercial Properties
CREW Inland Empire


October 2011

Reinventing Yourself to Position for Career Success
Julie Brand Lynch
Managing Partner
LYNOUS Talent Management
CREW Dallas


August 2011

Multi-Family: Strong Fundamentals Spark Recovery
Susan Fleming Bennett, Esquire
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
CREW Tampa Bay


July 2011

Water: Big Picture, Small Picture
Ruby Simpson
President
Simpson Commercial Properties
CREW Inland Empire


May 2011

Senior Housing – Recession Tested; Poised for Growth
Kathryn Sweeney
Principal
Great Point Investors LLC
NEWiRE Boston


March 2011

CMBS Loan Restructures and the Role of Special Servicers
Tanya Little
Managing Partner
1st Service Solutions
CREW Dallas


November 2010

CREW Network Makes a Difference in Many Lives
Karen McKinney
Director of Marketing and Business Development
Elements Architects and Interior Designers
CREW Tampa Bay


July 2010

New Frontiers in Retail
Barbara E. Champoux
Partner, Crowell & Moring L.L.P.
NYCREW Network


June 2010

Making Social Media Work for You
Madelyne Kirch
President
Sun & Moon Marketing Communication, New York
AREW


May 2010

Global Capital Trends – How to Get Deals Done Today
Julie Rost
Vice President
Franklin Templeton Real Estate Advisors
CREW Sacramento


March 2010

A Landlord’s Guide to Competing with Green Buildings
Beth Young, CCIM, LEED AP
Vice President
Grubb Ellis Company, Investment Services Group
CREW Houston


January 2010

Cost Effective Marketing Strategies During a Downturn
Ruth Brajevich
CMO for Ware Malcomb
CREW Orange County