NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Studley, the leading global commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation, is proud to be a premier lead sponsor of CREW Network's Convention and Marketplace. The convention, taking place October 9 – 12, will provide industry professionals critical knowledge to help shape perspectives and stay one step ahead of the competition.
In addition to the over 1,000 commercial real estate professionals which have gathered in Dallas, numerous Studley employees will participate in this exceptional event. Ann Marie Lynch, Studley's senior vice president of professional development, is among the Studley elite joining in the CREW events. "CREW is an outstanding organization and this is a great opportunity to network, learn from peers and create lasting relationships," she says.
As part of the convention, winners for the 2013 CREW Network Impact Awards program will be announced. Recognized for her work to support diversity and the advancement of women in commercial real estate, Studley's Corporate Managing Director, Wendy Feldman Block was nominated for the award. "It is especially exciting to be recognized by peers and industry colleagues," she said. "CREW does a great job of encouraging real estate professionals to support each other, which is extremely important." Additionally, Valerie Carlise, Studley's New York Director of Operations, was selected to be a participant in CREW Network's "Bridging the C-suite Gap" mentorship program. As a mentee, Valerie will be given the invaluable opportunity to be paired with an executive mentor and execute a career growth and development plan.
Attendees of the CREW Network Convention have the opportunity to take advantage of unparalleled keynote speakers, networking luncheons and optional learning excursions. Heidi Learner, chief economist at Studley, notes the high-quality information gained during the event saying, "as an economist, understanding the market fundamentals and trends is essential to shaping my perspective and analyzing the data. This event provides a wealth of valuable information, from industry experts."
Topics addressed throughout the convention include global commercial real estate trends, managing risk and reward, multi-housing, healthcare and the impact of the Panama Canal Expansion.
Studley is the leading global commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, Studley pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, with over 60 offices worldwide, Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to top-tier corporations, not-for-profit organizations and law firms. For more information, please visit www.studley.com.