8:00 AM08:00

CREW Coffee Talks

Join CREW Members for an informal Coffee/Breakfast open discussion. Use this time to Network with fellow CREW Members, discuss industry news, invite industry persons that may be interested in joining CREW or just come and say hello to your favorite people.

When Tuesday January 22, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am

Location: Beau’s at the Hilton in Fairlawn.

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5:00 PM17:00

New Member Welcome

Join us for a New Member Welcome where you can meet new members, network, and learn more about how to get involved in CREW. All attendees will have the opportunity to find out more about the different CREW committees and everything that CREW has to offer its members. This is a great opportunity to jump right in and meet the 2019 CREW Membership. Hope to see you there!

Wine Sponsor: SVN Commercial Real Estate Group

RSVP on Eventbrite http://greater-akron-crew.eventbrite.com

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5:00 PM17:00

CREW Happy Hour

Join CREW members for a quarterly happy hour as we visit local watering holes around the Greater Akron Area. These events are a great way to network with fellow CREW Members, introduce potential members to our group and/or just relax with friends on a Tuesday evening. The first Happy Hour will be held at Lock 15 Brewing at 21 West North St. Suite TL 1, Akron OH 44304.

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7:45 AM07:45

CREW Insider's Tour - The East End: It's Alive!

SAVE the date - February 28, 2019

Join CREW as we return to the Offices at the East End and see the finished product! Come see the new office lobby, cafe, wine bar, exercise facility, and additional amenities provided to all tenants in this LIVE, WORK, PLAY Environment!

                   When: Thursday February 28, 2019    7:45am to 8:45am
                   Where: The Offices at the East End
                      Cost: $10 CREW Members ONLY

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11:30 AM11:30

Lunch and Learn - Leases and Contracts

SAVE the date -March 20, 2019

Join CREW as we kick off the first in the series of Lunch and Learns. The topic for this session is Leases and Contacts. Keep an eye on the website and your emails for more information!

                   When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:30am-1:30pm
                   Where: Brouse McDowell Law Firm
                      Cost: $15 CREW Members $25 non-member

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12:30 PM12:30

CREW & BOMA Holiday Luncheon

The holiday luncheon is a joint event with the greater Akron chapter of Commercial Resal Estate Women (CREW) and the Akron chapter of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). It's a fundraiser for a local charity which will include a silent raffle, 50/50 raffle, live actions, and wine pull.

The recipeint of this year's fundraising efforts will be the Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs. The purpose of the Rotary Camp is to provide a traditional camping experience for children and adults with disabilities while emphasizing socialization, independence, and entertainment. for more information, please see: https://www.akronrotary.org/sitepage/rotary-camp-for-children-with-special-needs

Please use the following link to RSVP. 


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7:30 AM07:30

Real Estate Forum

7:30 AM to 8:00 AM—Networking & breakfast: Seasonal melon with honey yogurt sauce; Assorted bagels, croissants, muffins and pastries; Scrambled eggs; Irish oatmeal; Hardwood smoked bacon
 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM — Program
East End Community Room
1201 E. Market St. Akron, OH 44305
2018 Economic Review
Jon Park, CEO, President
Westfield Bank
The Cleveland/Akron Market Overview
David Browning, Managing Director/Northeast Ohio Market Leader
Gary Rickel, Vice President
CBRE, Inc.
Brownfield Redevelopment – How to turn a former industrial site into a marketable CRE space
Sarah Gregg, Partners Environmental
      Real Estate Tax Update by Cohen & Company
          Donna Weaver, CPA, MT Tax Director
            Angel Rice, CPA, MAcc, MT, Manager,Tax
   $ 35.00 CREW Member
$ 50.00 Non-Member
3 Hours CE Credit / 3 Hours of CLE Credit / 3 Hours of CPE Credit / 3 Hours of Title CE

* Registration Required *
To pay by credit card https://crewakronreforum.eventbrite.com 

  Register by Check:  Make check payable to:

CREW Greater Akron
SVN c/o Corianne Voltz
3045 Smith Rd., Akron, Ohio 44333


Deadline to RSVP:
No reservations accepted after 5pm November 9, 2018

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4:00 PM16:00

Fall Insider Tour

Join us for this members-only event!

The Girl Scout camp was recently renovated and you're invited for a insiders only tour of their revonated campus.

Camp Ledgewood is located in Peninsula (Summit County), within the boundaries of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. This 350-acre camp features Low Lodge dining hall and activity center, swimming pool with shower house, low and high ropes courses, zip line, archery range, hiking trails, amphitheater, observatory, and Lake Loomis for canoeing, kayaking, and nature studies.

The Big Picture - New Construction

Over 2017 and 2018, there is a lot going on at Camp Ledgewood.

  • During 2017, campers enjoyed overnights in a completed Conestoga Wagon unit, named Prairie Point.

  • In 2018, Moss Ledge, a site with 8 troop cabins and one large unit house will open for camping on March 1.

  • Ground breaking for the new Troop Houses began in early 2018.

  • Coming later in 2018, construction of the new Program Center will begin.

For more details on the renocations, visit the Camp's website:


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11:30 AM11:30

October Lunch & Learn

Please join us as for a catered Lunch + Learn Presentation with exciting content provided by your very own Akron CREW Members.

This session's topic will center around the "modern retail" and will include the following presenters/points of discussion:

Susan Lines, Vice President at CBRE

Presentation of retail trends and retail market intel.

Julie Brandle, President of Metis Construction Services

Presentation of trends in Downtown Kent, Ohio

Louise Mazur, Business Attorney and Partner with Brouse McDowell

Presentation on the Cuyahoga Falls Front Street Project.

We invite you to join us during this exciting and informative session!

Please use the following link to RSVP. 


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4:30 PM16:30

Insider's Tour: Missing Mountain Brewing Company

  • Missing Mountain Brewing Company (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As a member of Akron CREW, you are invited to join your CREW colleagues as we enjoy an exclusive Insider’s Tour of the highly anticipated local brewery, Missing Mountain Brewing Company.

Missing Mountain Brewing Company was founded by Dan Kephart, Dave Bertolotti, Keith McFarlane, and Danny Yagersz.  What started as a homebrewing hobby starting in 2008 has now led to one of the most highly anticipated commercial brewing locations overlooking the Cuyahoga River by landowner Al Klaben. 

Throughout the next year and half, the MMBC rolled up their sleeves alongside Al, contractors, and friends and built several key structures on the property, including the brand new brewhouse.

After many months of hard work, construction, and remodeling MMBC opened their doors to the public on June 9, 2018. You are invited to come and enjoy the natural beauty of Northeast Ohio on the patio overlooking the Cuyahoga River. 

Our group will gather in the three-season room for an exclusive tour. Please plan to stay following the tour to enjoy not only the great beverages but the great atmosphere and company as well. 


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4:00 PM16:00

Stark State Akron Campus Insider Tour

Join us Tuesday, August 21st at Stark State Akron Campus from 4:00 - 6:00pm.  Price: $10.00

The Executive Director of Stark State University has agreed to open his doors to CREW to show us their new campus located in the heart of downtown Akron.

The three-story building - which Stark state hopes eventually will house 5,000 students - is on schedule to open for closes this fall.  The $15.7 million investment consisted of a 68,414 square-foot building and covered three acres in downtown Akron.

The building houses 14 lecture classrooms, six computer labs and a science land, along with a bookstore, common area, tutoring center, student services area and faculty offices.  The parking lot holds approximately 600 spaces.

Please join us for a unique members only insight to this new construction downtown Akron!

Please use the following link to RSVP. 


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New Member Welcome
5:00 PM17:00

New Member Welcome

You're invited to attend a casual networking event with Great Akron CREW.

The purpose of this event is to get to know your fellow members better, especially to connect with new and perspective members. The event is FREE; however, pre-registration is required. Food and wine will be provided.

Provided the weather behaves and seating is available, we will be outside on this summer day in the pavilion.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-member-welcome-tickets-47515621503

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