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  • 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 […]

  • BakerHostetler Hosts UCREW Participants

    • For students expressing an interest in commercial real estate law at the recent UCREW event hosted by CREW Orlando,  the real estate practice group of the Orlando office of BakerHostetler hosted a half day program designed to introduce college students to the wide variety of diverse legal practice areas available within the commercial real estate sector. […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: Dean Mead

    • Dean Mead is a business law firm with 60 attorneys in five offices across Florida. Practice areas include tax and corporate, estate and succession planning, litigation, employment, real estate, lobbying, and eminent domain. The attorneys represent owners, developers, investors, lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants, and other real estate professionals in every phase of their work, including […]

  • New Member Spotlight: Jennifer Black, LEED AP BD+C

    • Jennifer Black, LEED AP BD+C Service Solutions for Bernhard MCC Jennifer specializes in service/maintenance, repair/retrofit  of commercial & industrial HVAC, Mechanical & Plumbing systems. Bernhard MCC is a full service Mechanical & Plumbing Contractor in Central Florida with offices throughout the Southeastern US. Our goal is to keep your building’s equipment and systems operating at peak […]

  • Platinum Sponsor Spotlight: Cushman & Wakefield

    • Cushman & Wakefield is a market leader in Orlando, ranked among the city’s top brokerage firms and property managers since opening here in 1981. Our team of real estate professionals combines deep local roots with Cushman & Wakefield’s globally integrated platform to provide clients with unmatched service and resources. In the Orlando market, our experts have your commercial […]

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: HuntonBrady Architects

    • HuntonBrady Architects is an award-winning architecture and interior design firm founded in 1947. We place a large focus on a culture of high design, as modern architecture is our defining quality. Our market specialties include healthcare, commercial, medical office building, interior design, and education. Featured above is our latest commercial project, Church Street Plaza. This Lincoln Property Company project is the first Class A high-rise office building to be constructed in downtown Orlando in over a decade. 

  • Gold Sponsor Spotlight: BASE Consultants, Inc.

    •   BASE Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning, highly-qualified minority and woman owned structural engineering, construction management, and parking consulting firm with the experience of a large corporation and the accessibility and responsiveness of a smaller firm. We specialize in services for architectural, transportation, environmental, recreational, municipal and educational facilities. Our goal is to provide professional […]

  • February 2018 Marketplace Lunch Recap

    • The February Marketplace Lunch was held February 28, 2018 at the Law Office of Winderweedle Haines Ward Woodman PA, in beautiful downtown Winter Park. Laura Barbero-Buffa, CREW Orlando Director of Communications and Technology,  gave a very informative, entertaining presentation on the benefits of CREW Network, including the CREWbiz app and website. Did you know you […]

  • Member News: Albu & Associates Update

    • Albu & Associates, Inc. have been busy!  They were recently awarded to build a new $2+ million, state-of-the-art Aldi Supermarket in East Orlando, a 50,000 square foot Target renovation in West Palm Beach and a Wells Fargo Bank in Liberty City, Florida. Albu & Associates is also closing out several projects including the renovation of […]

  • The Packing District and Other Orlando Development Projects – February 2018 Program Recap

    • Our February 21st program gave all attendees the latest news from the City of Orlando and Dr. Phillips Charities about exciting new community development projects, including The Packing District. We gained two great perspectives from Ken Robinson, President and CEO of Dr. Phillips Charities, and Brooke Bonnett, Economic Development Director of the City of Orlando. […]