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  • UF Student Macy Trizonis Awarded CREW Network Foundation Scholarship

    • Congratulations to Macy Trizonis, winner of a 2018 CREW Network Foundation Scholarship.  Macy is a Senior at the University of Florida where she is a member of the Combined Degree Master of Science in Real Estate Program.  This program allows her to concurrently work toward her undergraduate degree in Finance and her graduate degree in […]

  • CREW Orlando Members Attend American Land Title Association National Commercial Network

    • Valerie Grandin and Cindy Jared, CREW Orlando joined several CREW Network members from across the country at the inaugural American Land Title Association National Commercial Network, June 4-5, 2018 in Chicago. The conference focused on commercial real estate, title and cutting edge discussions on blockchain and bitcoin.  From l to r: Jacqueline Marzan – CREW […]

  • May Marketplace Lunch: O-Town West

    • On Thursday, May 31, Chuck Whittall with Unicorp presented his vision for the new O-Town West development located at the intersection of Daryl Carter and Palm parkways, near Walt Disney World. The project will feature a retail component with a large central water feature, as well as apartments and single-family homes. Thank you to our […]

  • Platinum Sponsor Spotlight: Clifton Larson Allen

    • CLA is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services to help clients succeed professionally and personally. Our 350 construction professionals provide audit, tax, and consulting services to more than 19,000 construction and real estate clients nationwide CLA’s industry-focused teams offer services that support clients locally, nationally, and globally. Investment […]

  • 27th Annual Golf Tournament: May the Course be With You

    • The 27th annual CREW Orlando Golf Tournament took place on Friday, May 18th, at the beautiful Eagle Creek Golf Club.  The theme was “Star Wars – May The Course Be With You” and the tee parties went all out with the theme!  The tournament sold out of all foursomes & sponsorships and raised over $27,000!  […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Beaux Arts Group

    • At Beaux-Arts Group we inspire organizational achievement and engagement by matching culture to the office space.  Our unique approach allows us to provide solutions to complex workplace challenges such as ergonomics, technology, generational differences, corporate identity and regulatory requirements.  We do this with a driven customer focused methodology that ensures an efficient and positive experience throughout each […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Owens Realty Services

    • Headquartered in our landmark building in Orlando, Owens Realty Services is an industry leader in commercial real estate services, including Investment, Asset Management, Facility Management and Maintenance.  We are nationally recognized with 6 BOMA “The Building of the Year” awards.  Our long-term client relationships speak to the excellence of our service delivery with a focus on industry best practices […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Wakefield Beasly & Associates

    • In 2018, Wakefield Beasley & Associates (WBA) and WB Interiors (WBI) joined operations with NELSON, a fast-growing architecture, interior design, and consulting firm. With nearly 1,100 Teammates in over 25 locations around the world, and strong experience in a broad range of industries, NELSON’s is ranked #3 on the Interior Design Magazine Giants focused on […]

  • CDS Celebrates 30 Years

    • Recently Commercial Design Services (CDS) enjoyed a weekend retreat at The Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg to celebrate being in business 30 years! The location was significant as it was just a few steps from where owner, Stewart Davis started his career in interior design and commercial furnishings.  In the 80’s the Vinoy was […]

  • Platinum Sponsor Spotlight: Spectra Contract Flooring

    • Work with the Largest Commercial Flooring Contractor in the U.S. Spectra Contract Flooring, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, is the largest commercial flooring contractor in the U. S. with over thirty locations. Founded in 1996, it has delivered over 400,000 completed projects with exceptional results. Our experienced team of professionals will provide you with peace […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Bridge Investment Group

    • Bridge Seniors Housing Fund Manager LLC invests in seniors housing and medical property assets across its family of funds, including investing in joint ventures and separately managed accounts. We believe seniors housing is one of the most attractive segments in the US real estate market, offering significant consolidation opportunities and durable industry fundamentals. The sector’s […]

  • Diversity in Commercial Real Estate: April 2018 Luncheon Recap

    • On April 18th, Wendy Mann, CEO of CREW Network and President of CREW Network Foundation gave us several tips on what our companies need to be doing today to increase diversity in commercial real estate.  The program was moderated by Heather Himes, Director of Legal Affairs – Corporate Transactional at Universal Parks & Resorts. A […]

  • Future Leaders Visit Kirkman Station Development

    • On March 15, 2018, the Future Leaders held their Spring Education Event at the Kirkman Station development site located in Metrowest. Attendees toured the construction sites of Wawa and 24 Hour Fitness as well as the recently opened Arby’s all located within the Kirkman Station property. Three representatives from Equinox Development Properties served as guest […]

  • April 2018 Marketplace Lunch

    • The April Marketplace Lunch was held April 26, 2018 at the Office of Little Diversified Architectural Consulting. A very informative presentation was given on Well Building and Net-Zero Sustainability and how they align to form the New Sustainability, going beyond the LEED green building certification standards to design strategies that actually enhance the health of […]

  • Driving Under the Stars Members Only Event

    • The Driving Under The Stars Members Only event was held April 25, 2018 at Top Golf on Universal Blvd. Members enjoyed networking, great camaraderie, a full Italian dinner and libations, in addition to two and half hours of unlimited golfing fun in a private TopGolf bay. Now we are all ready for our 2018 May […]

  • Member 2 Member Business – April 2018

    • High Density Systems Working together with JLL’s Natalie Gleiter, Bonnie Nienhuis with Patterson Pope supplied a high density mobile system for Natalie’s renovation of tenant occupied space. Patterson Pope – Bonnie Nienhuis JLL – Natalie Gleiter Orlando City Hall Renovation As part of the Orlando City Hall project, Doris Watson with Owens Realty Services, enlisted […]

  • New Member Spotlight: Amy Tennant

    • Amy Tennant Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) and Project Scientist, AECOM Technical Services, Inc. Amy is primarily responsible for the completion of due diligence projects for commercial, agricultural and industrial properties throughout the State of Florida. AECOM designs, builds, finances, operates and manages worldwide programs that protect our environment and improve people’s lives.  

  • New Member Spotlight: Landry O. Loving

    • Landry O. Loving Marketing & Business Development for Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Landry’s specialties are connecting developers, consultants, and tenants to each other and projects. Kimley-Horn is a full-service civil engineering consulting firm in Orlando, FL. They have more than 50 years of industry experience in both the public and private sectors

  • New Member Spotlight: Kristin Hunkiar

    • Kristin Hunkiar Marketing Coordinator for RLH Construction, LLC Kristin’s commercial real estate specialties are marketing for construction and general contracting. RLH Construction is a construction management, general contracting, and design-build firm serving the southeast United States. Established in 1991, they  have over 25 years of experience in automotive, multi-unit, and commercial construction.

  • New Member Spotlight: Joanne Elefante

    • Joanne Elefante, CTP Corporate Services Adviser, Seaside National Bank & Trust Joanne’s specialties include commercial Treasury Management solutions. Seaside National Bank & Trust is headquartered in Orlando and operates 15 full-service offices throughout Florida.  Seaside has $2.4 billion in assets and offers its clients a complete array of commercial banking, private banking, and wealth management […]

  • New Member Spotlight: Anthony Showalter

    • Anthony Showalter Commercial Insurance Agent, LRA Insurance LRA Insurance is a full-service Insurance Agency based in Orlando, Florida offering distinctive products through excellent service. LRA Insurance was founded in 1987 and over the past 30 years has provided unmatched quality service. We would love the opportunity to learn more about your insurance needs and help […]

  • New Member Spotlight: Allison Beeman

    • Allison Beeman Business Development Manager, Cemex Cemex is an international building supplier. Servicing the public and private sectors with all commercial or residential construction projects. Cemex supplies materials within the entire state of Florida as well as several others within the United States including California, Texas and Alabama.

  • New Member Spotlight: Deanna Sanchez

    • Deanna Sanchez Senior at the University of Central Florida  Deanna is has been an  intern for Equinox Development Properties, Inc and is the  incoming intern for Meritage Homes Orlando. The Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate trains students in comprehensive coverage of commercial and residential real estate development, real estate investments, appraisal, finance, and sales.   

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: SRS Real Estate Partners

    • SRS Real Estate Partners is the largest real estate company in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to retail services. Headquartered in Dallas with more than 20 offices worldwide, we offer our clients a competitive edge through a full range of offerings including brokerage, corporate, development, and investment services. Since our inception in 1986, our work has […]

  • Platinum Sponsor Spotlight: Fidelity National Title Group

    • Fidelity National Title Group, represented in Florida by Commonwealth Land Title, Chicago Title and Fidelity National Title, is the largest group of title insurance underwriters in the United States and issues more policies nationwide than any other title insurer. For commercial transactions, your clients want big company resources, like unparalleled expertise and financial strength. You […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Moss

    • Moss, a privately held construction firm, has a reputation for innovative, award-winning construction, bold thinking, safety-first values, outstanding employee satisfaction, and trusted business partnerships across the United States. With nationwide regional offices, the company’s diverse portfolio encompasses a wide range of sectors including luxury high-rise residential, landmark mixed-use developments, hospitality, primary and higher education, justice, […]

  • CREW Orlando Member Anne Spencer Closes Sale of Five Building Medical Office Portfolio

    • Congratulations are in order for Cushman & Wakefield’s Anne Spencer who represented a Private Group of Investors on the sale of a five-building Medical Office portfolio in Orlando for $16.2 Million! The buyer is Global Medical REIT, which acquires healthcare assets throughout the United States, including several recent acquisitions in Central Florida. “We implemented a […]

  • March 2018 Marketplace Lunch

    • The March Marketplace Lunch was held March 22, 2018 at the office of ZIO, in beautiful Winter Park. A very informative presentation was given on how integrated technology can increase and enhance productivity, efficiency, and communication. Very useful, practical information was imparted to attendees. The food was good, as was the company. Thanks to CPC […]

  • Member 2 Member Business – March 2018

    •  Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control New Office Building Several CREW members and their firms assembled the successful design/build team for the 256,000 SF Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control New Office Building. The project started January 2018. Brasfield Gorrie – Hannah Wickham HuntonBrady Architects – Karen Moorefield, Steve Belflower, Danny Gordon, Debra Lemons TLC […]

  • Where The Wind is Blowing in Central Florida: March 2018 Luncheon Recap

    • The March 21st program focused on Hurricane Impacts to Real Estate and the Economy.  Attendees gained three great perspectives from Commissioner Viviana Janer Osceola County Commissions District 2; Jeff Hayward President & CEO of Heart of Florida United Way; Liz Suarez Director of Organizational Development & Human Resources from Valencia College.  The program was moderated […]