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Just as we demand greater transparency in where our food comes from or how many chemicals are in children’s toys, there is a drive now to understand the contents of materials in the environments where employees spend most of their time. Leading experts on workplace design and corporate real estate recently gathered for a special CoreNet Mid-Atlantic educational session. Appropriately set at HITT’s Co/Lab, which explores innovation in building, the presenters examined how the selection of building finishes and furnishings influences the health and well-being of workplaces.   Healthy Materials Matter As our economy has shifted from industrial ...
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Thinking of joining the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of CoreNet Global? Become a member this summer and save 20% on your membership! CoreNet Global is offering a special discount only available July 1st through August 31st. New members receive a 20% discount using the code: BELONG20. Join now for 2020... and the rest of the year is included! Contact us today to connect with our membership co-chairs, Jon Machiran and Winona Leaman, to find out more about membership and how you can connect, grow, engage and belong
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(Washington, DC – May 31, 2019) The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of CoreNet Global, the world’s leading association for corporate real estate professionals, paid tribute to excellence in professional achievement at its 2019 Awards of Excellence on Thursday, May 30, at the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. “These awards are really the ‘Oscars’ of corporate real estate. They recognize the vitality and achievements of individual professionals and companies in our industry,” said Stefanie Spurlin, Vice President, Workplace Solutions, Capital One and 2019 President of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of CoreNet Global. “These honors recognize the dedication, ...
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Throughout her career in corporate real estate, Fran Neville has been drawn to the balance between creativity and pragmatism. “I was a cheerleader in high school and I like building teams. In CRE, I get to build those teams, indulge my creative design side, and drive difficult transactions,” says Neville, Senior Director of Real Estate & Facilities at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) in Falls Church, Virginia. “Every transaction is different, which is the key to what makes this job so much fun.” Neville’s commitment to accelerating success in corporate real estate, advancing individual achievement, and serving the larger community has ...
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Attention Young Leaders! The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of CoreNet Global is offering Young Leader Members a scholarship for Global's QPCR course. The Chapter will be granting two (2) scholarships in 2019 for Young Leader Members to demonstrate your commitment to CRE effectiveness and increase your value to your company. Click here to review the scholarship application. All applications are due COB Friday, June 7th. What is the QPCR? QPCR is a virtual, self-paced program designed to help you build a strong foundation in corporate real estate (CRE), enhance your business and leadership skills, and develop your professional network. This unique, new designation ...
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Thank you to  JBG Smith  for hosting the  Mid-Atlantic Chapter of CoreNet Global  at the Chapter’s May Education Program.  David Ritchey  and team provided an exclusive first look into the future of Amazon’s new home, while giving guests a tour of the brand new National Landing Market Center
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The scope of potential workplace emergencies in corporate America has grown in recent years and so has the complexity of the employer’s role in ensuring that its workforce is prepared and ready to respond to an emergency. Corporate real estate professionals also are playing a bigger role than they have in the past in ensuring a safe and secure physical workplace. Earlier this month, a group of corporate real estate professionals representing a range for companies including Fannie Mae, GDIT, Volkswagen, Hilton, JLL, CBRE, fhi360, and Maximus gathered to discuss some of the challenges of emergency preparedness. Four out of the 10 participants noted that responsibility ...
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​Pierce DeGross sits bemused in “The Social,” at Hilton’s global headquarters in McLean, Virginia that he helped to create. He is marveling at a triumph unrelated to his Hilton success. As head of Global Workplace Services for the hotel giant, DeGross has overseen the creation of exciting and productive workplaces for Hilton Team Members around the world. But closer to home, he has been integral to the development of the CoreNet Global Mid-Atlantic Chapter and the launch of the chapter’s first Awards Gala. The First Gala Almost Didn’t Happen Recalling the inaugural honors, he is amazed by its inception and success story. His team, which included Karen Fields, ...
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​End User Roundtables offer an opportunity for executives responsible for overseeing and managing real estate for some of the Mid-Atlantic Region’s most dynamic companies to discuss and share best practices. One recent roundtable focused on health and wellness in the workplace. Just a few years ago, this topic would have been squarely in the purview of the HR department. But today, the physical design and amenities offered are as much a part of the equation in recruiting and retaining the best talent as are benefits, salary and flexibility. The message is clear: Employees want to be in places that promote their physical and mental well-being and for companies ...
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​(Washington, DC – February 1, 2019)  As corporate real estate decision makers seek to bring enhanced experiences and efficiencies to their employees and customers, they are exploring how best to integrate AI, machine learning, mobile apps and other smart technologies to optimize their work environments while maintaining the security of their data and the privacy of their employees.  To meet these needs, culture and technology must fuse, which requires more thorough collaboration among the Corporate Real Estate (CRE), IT and HR functions than ever before, according to leading technologists and CRE professionals who presented at CoreNet Global Mid-Atlantic’s second ...
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Nathan G. Rogers Vice President, Chief Information Officer SAIC Nathan Rogers serves as the vice president and chief information officer for Engility, a leading provider of highly-technical, integrated solutions and services to the U.S. government, with customers spanning the defense, intelligence, space and federal civilian communities. With revenues of approximately $2 billion and more than 8,000 employees serving customers around the world, Engility is headquartered in Chantilly, Va. Rogers manages Engility’s Information Technology (IT) strategic planning, operations, governance and cyber security. He is focused on advancing technical and ...
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​ADVERTISE IN THE PROGRAM AND TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY   CoreNet Mid-Atlantic will be publishing a professionally designed 4-color program for all attendees of our upcoming CRE Tech Symposium, scheduled for January 31st in Washington, DC. The program will include a technology directory and advertising space to showcase your company’s products and services. We will also feature a special page on the CoreNet Mid-Atlantic website for directory advertisers with live links to your website.   Click here to complete the ad agreement form and secure your spot in the program
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Join the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of CoreNet Global in celebrating this magical time of year. The  2018 Annual Holiday Party is taking place on Tuesday, December 4 th   at 6:00pm at The Flagship at 1627 I St. During the event, the Chapter will be hosting a raffle including a prize for a 2019 CoreNet Global Membership! You don’t want to miss this! Click here to register today
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At the Boston Summit the global Award winners of the Corporate Real Estate Executive, YL and Chapter of the Year Award, as well as the winner of our Academic Challenge were announced. For those of you who couldn’t attend, please find herewith an overview of the finalists and winners in our various awards categories: Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year Award Finalists: Erica J. Chapman, MCR, Akamai Technologies – New England Chapter Martin Clarke, Northern Trust – Chicago Chapter Brian Collins, Microsoft – Washington State Chapter Matthias Grimm, SAP SE – Central Europe Chapter WINNER: Matthias Grimm   Young Leader ...
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By Katy Redmond, JLL CRE leaders from around the world will converge in Boston October 14 to 17 for the CoreNet Global Summit. This year’s theme, “Exploiting Uncertainty,” will take the CRE conversation to topics that touch human resources, finance and business strategy. For both service providers and end-users, the Summit provides a forum for exchanging ideas, building relationships, and professional development in a dynamic, fast paced environment. As an attendee for more than 10 years, across economic booms and downturns, I’d like to share a few insights and recommendations for getting the most from your investment in the program. Next Level Networking: ...
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Be sure to attend the breakout sessions with our local Chapter speakers!   Speakers:         Madeline Dunsmore Regional Workplace Manager Newmark Knight Frank   Bio   October 15, 2018 | 1:30 - 1:50 Session: Workplace Learning Theater  -  The Impending Loneliness Epidemic: Let's Be Part of the Solution! Hakon Mattson Director Sustainability, Anthem, Inc Bio   October 16, 2018 | 10:45 - 11:30 Session: Moving to Leadership   in More Sustainably Healthy Workplaces Worldwide  Education Sessions   ...
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Moderator Wendy Block Feldman, Senior Managing Director, Savills Studley - Washington Wendy Feldman Block is an award-winning commercial real estate executive serving tenants in the Washington, DC area at Savills Studley. As Senior Managing Director, Wendy has expertise in build-to-suit transactions, leases, due diligence and acquisitions and dispositions. In 2017, Wendy became the first broker in the world to advise a client, American Society of Interior Designers, who achieved both WELL and LEED Platinum certifications. She is now widely acknowledged as the foremost expert broker and thought leader in pursuing WELL Building Standard in the DC region. ...
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CORENET GLOBAL MID-ATLANTIC CHAPTER HONORS KAISER PEMANENTE’S LORENA GONZALEZ AND OTHER LEADERS IN CORPORATE REAL ESTATE     (Washington, DC – May 10, 2018) The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of CoreNet Global, the world’s leading association for corporate real estate professionals, celebrated exemplary regional achievement at its 2018 Awards of Excellence on Wednesday, May 9, at The Anthem at The Wharf in Washington, D.C.   “With these awards, CoreNet Global Mid-Atlantic recognizes not only exceptional performances in corporate real estate but the spirit and power of collaboration that accelerates the success of our members and their companies,” ...
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The 2018 NAIOP Northern Virginia Bus Tour is Thursday, May 3 rd . The tour this year features properties "Outside the Beltway" - Fairfax and Loudoun markets such as Tysons, Westfields, Reston, Herndon, and Route 28. If you are doing business in this area or any other part of Northern Virginia - you need to be on the bus tour. Mid-Atlantic Chapter Members - Special pricing is available for members only for the upcoming NAIOP Northern Virginia Bus Tour. Please contact Hayley at NAIOP  to register
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Coming to a Workplace Near You: New Disruptive Tech Promises High Value to Building Owners and Users   (Washington, DC – February 2, 2018)  From blockchain to artificial intelligence (AI) to wearables, new disruptive technologies are bringing to commercial real estate greater efficiencies, higher returns on investment and enhanced user experiences in the workplace, according to leading experts at CoreNet Global Mid-Atlantic’s inaugural Technology Symposium. Technology innovators, entrepreneurs and corporate real estate decision-makers from around the country shared insights on changes that will radically shape the way corporate users acquire, manage ...
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