CREW Member Spotlight Questionnaire
Aug03

CREW Member Spotlight Questionnaire

In our new feature, called the CREW Member Spotlight, we will be highlighting someone who is making an impact in the CREW Atlanta community. For the first Member Spotlight, we selected this year’s Committee Member of the Year recipient, Kelly Darby. She has been the Marketing & Business Development Manager at Warner Summers for a year. CREW Atlanta: What made you decide to work in the field you are in? Kelly Darby: I always...

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Generation Z – What Can Retail Tell Us About the Future of Workplace?
Jul10

Generation Z – What Can Retail Tell Us About the Future of Workplace?

OK MILLENNIALS, YOUR FIFTEEN MINUTES IS OVER During our collective frenzy to cater to Millennials, there’s been a new generation growing and gaining more experience, and what they have to say just may surprise everyone. Generation Z, born between 1999 and 2015, is an age-group who have always been connected. Born totally inside the rise of public use of the Internet, this group has different needs, desires and traits. These are NOT...

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Relaxation in the Workplace
Jun29

Relaxation in the Workplace

By: Johnna Barrett, President, Barrett Design, Inc. Workplace relaxation. These are two words seem diametrically opposed to one another, yet the importance of integrating the two is grossly underestimated in today’s office environments. We multi-task, over schedule, and keep ourselves tethered to electronic devices so we can always be connected. The level of responsiveness required from the average worker today is unprecedented. We...

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The F.I.R.E. Rises – Atlanta’s Real Estate Odyssey Continues
Jun01

The F.I.R.E. Rises – Atlanta’s Real Estate Odyssey Continues

By: Ceasar C. Mitchell- DLA Piper, LLP    Atlanta rose from the ashes after the Civil War, like the Phoenix we herald as the spiritual emblem of our resilience.  We are the leading southern city; a city of national prominence and global significance.  Some say the “Crane” has replaced the Phoenix as our bird of fancy underscoring the many building cranes that soar above our city hoisting new development projects into the clouds,...

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Nature enhances the built environment
Nov17

Nature enhances the built environment

By Dana McClure, AIA, Warner Summers & Associates Growing up in Atlanta, I would spend every summer at a camp in the mountains of Tennessee. I can still recall the relentless buzzing of cicadas in the background of a crackling of campfire, the pleasant aroma of the earth after an intense afternoon thunderstorm, and the flicker of lightning bugs floating in and out of a dense tree line on the edge of a field. Those experiences...

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