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  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Orange County Construction

    • Orange County Construction is a licensed property damage mitigation firm. We specialize in emergency Fire, Smoke, Water, Storm damage mitigation/restoration and more. Our market focus consists of commercial property managers, building owners, commercial real estate, general contractors and health care facilities.  Located in Central Florida, we have been servicing these industries since 2007. We pride […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: BOS Orlando

    • BOS Orlando (formally Florida Business Interiors) is an employee owned and operated full service furniture dealership. Since 1992, FBI has been providing workplace solutions for companies of all sizes throughout Central Florida and beyond. In 2016, FBI was acquired by BOS, the first Haworth dealer in the world.  Our unparalleled integrity, experience and knowledge of […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Commercial Design Services

    • Commercial Design Services is a full service commercial furnishings dealership.  CDS employs highly skilled account managers, designers, project managers and installers.  We work with all sizes/ types of organizations. CDS collaborates regularly with design firms to provide great furniture solutions for a variety of businesses and institutions.  CDS is privately owned with showrooms in Orlando, […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Patcraft

    • At Patcraft, we believe flooring matters. It is the foundation of our built environment. That’s why we define our performance by more than how our products withstand the physical demands of an environment, but also how they support human performance, including productivity, health and wellness.  More than a surface, flooring is the canvas upon which we […]

  • Platinum Sponsor Spotlight: Greenberg Traurig

    • Courtney Keller is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s complex commercial litigation department. She focuses her practice on commercial real estate litigation, and is experienced in representing buyers and sellers, financial institutions, secured creditors, developers, landlords and tenants, trustees, and business entities in all types of property disputes.   Courtney handles all aspects of commercial cases prior […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Citizen’s Bank of Florida

    • Citizens Bank of Florida is a well-established, financially strong community bank serving Central Florida since 1946.  We are independently owned, Service Oriented and Community Focused. The Executive team and board of directors have over 320 years combined experience at the bank. Our local underwriting and approval process provides quick, common sense lending decisions.   If you are […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Herman Miller

    • Herman Miller is a 100-year-old-plus company that places great importance on design, the environment, community service, and the health and well-being of its customers and employees. Innovative ways to improve the performance of our customers’ organizations have become their hallmark.  By the middle of the 20th century, the name Herman Miller had become synonymous with […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: BakerHostetler

    • BakerHostetler’s multidisciplinary real estate practice offers an integrated approach focused on responsiveness and efficiency. Our robust Orlando practice, part of our nationally recognized team of more than 50 attorneys nationwide, assists clients in the homebuilding, hospitality and healthcare industries, among others. We have decades of experience in the acquisition, development, management, finance, and sale of hotels, […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Axiom Bank

    • Axiom Bank, N.A., a nationally chartered Central Florida’s second-largest community bank, provides retail and commercial banking services, treasury management services and commercial loans for real estate and business purposes. Axiom Bank has a rich history of serving local communities, dating back to 1963 and is headquartered in Maitland, Florida. community bank, Axiom has 24 retail […]

  • Platinum Sponsor Spotlight: Lowndes

    • Founded in Orlando, Florida in 1969, Lowndes is a multi-discipline business law firm. Our attorneys represent corporate, entrepreneurial and individual clients across a myriad of industries locally, nationally and beyond our borders, from offices in Orlando, Mount Dora and Melbourne, and through Meritas, an established global alliance of independent law firms offering local insight, local […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Bernhard

    • Bernhard MCC is a full service Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) services provider.  Our 2,000 employees operate in 25 locations throughout the nation providing tailored solutions to accomplish the goals of our clients in the most effective and efficient way possible. We specialize in equipment maintenance, repair, replacement, and Retro-Commissioning.  We provide services for Healthcare Facilities, Commercial […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: ECS Florida

    • ECS Florida, LLC is a premier provider of geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, environmental consulting and facilities engineering services across Florida with office locations in Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, West Palm Beach, Daytona and Jacksonville. Founded in 1988, ECS currently operates in over 60 locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. Utilizing the strengths, experience and expertise of more […]

  • 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