AUGUST 07, 2018
This summer, Wilbert leadership launched “CRE Stars” - an optional educational course for Wilbert team members who were eager to learn the complexities of the commercial real estate industry. The program involved a series of educational classes held over the span of 12 weeks, focusing on everything from office and retail leasing to commercial construction and architecture.
With guest speakers from every facet of the real estate industry, we gained valuable insight from some of the industry’s leading firms, including:
Throughout the 12-week program, our knowledge was assessed in the form of written exams, projects and presentations. At week six, the “CRE Stars Challenge” put our problem solving skills and industry know-how to the test by requiring us to solve a real life commercial real estate challenge. From site selection to corporate relocation strategies, we applied the knowledge we gained from the first few months of the program to present a comprehensive and well-researched list of recommendations. This was followed by a more formal, written midterm exam that assessed our understanding of key vocabulary terms and concepts. Six weeks later, we marked the end of our coursework with final presentations on projects underway in Downtown Atlanta. With so much happening in that part of town, this was a great way to apply our knowledge while also learning something new about our ever-changing city.
A work culture geared towards constant learning encourages us to develop deep knowledge of the industries we serve - and to never stop growing. Twelve classes, one exam, two presentations and countless afternoon study sessions later, all of us came away from the CRE Stars program feeling energized, informed and better equipped to serve our clients.
The Wilbert Group
1718 Peachtree Street, Suite 1048
Atlanta, GA 30309
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