About Us

With more than 600 members, CREW DC is the leading organization for senior-level executive women in the Washington D.C. commercial real estate field

As part of CREW Network, the industry’s premier business organization, CREW DC is transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of all women. CREW Network’s membership of 12,000 professionals in 75+ major global markets represents all aspects of commercial real estate—providing our members with direct access to real estate professionals across all geographies and disciplines.


Transform the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of ALL women.

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CREW DC is proud to support CREW Network



CREW DC’s support of CREW Network positions our chapter as a leader within the CREW Network organization. Our financial contribution supports technology upgrades and enhancements to provide members with new ways to connect and network globally and supports the development and expansion of critical network-wide member services offered by CREW Network.

Special thanks to the members and sponsors of CREW DC who are critical to our chapter’s success and enable us to continue this support, which along with support of other chapters, is allowing us to reach more commercial real estate professionals and provide a bigger impact on the industry.

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  • A diverse and inclusive membership that nurtures belonging, cultivates connections, fosters growth, celebrates difference and develops leaders in commercial real estate
  •  A community of professionals supporting one another as they advance in the industry at every stage of their career.  
  • A respected place to recognize the achievements and raise up the voices of all women in commercial real estate
  • Be the place for all women to get business and personal education, advice, ideas, support, and connections to help in their commercial real estate journey.

Our history

Commercial Real Estate Women Washington D.C. (CREW DC) is a membership organization founded in 1979 to promote professional opportunities and business relationships for women in the commercial real estate industry.

CREW Network was founded in 1989 to bring together several organizations, such as CREW DC, established by women involved in the many aspects of commercial real estate to exchange information, develop business contacts and help each other succeed professionally.

Today, CREW Network is the premier business organization dedicated to transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. We provide support to our 12,000 members worldwide through business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach.

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Our Initiatives

Business Networking

Facilitating business networking and deal making among our multi-disciplinary membership is the cornerstone of our organization. We deliver impactful networking opportunities including three Leadership Summits and the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace annually. Members also have exclusive access to our CREWbiz technology platform, which serves as a membership directory, resource and referral center, personal marketing tool and app.

Industry Research

CREW Network is the world’s leading researcher on women in commercial real estate. Our industry research produces white papers annually and a benchmark study every five years, delivering data and action items to advance women in commercial real estate and positively impact the industry.

Leadership Development

Building effective leaders is key to advancing the commercial real estate industry. We dedicate significant resources to providing our members with high-level leadership development training and opportunities to serve on global boards and committees to develop and hone applicable leadership skills.

Career Outreach

CREW Network and our Foundation are committed to bringing more women into commercial real estate by creating programs that educate women and girls about the career opportunities available to them, supporting college-level commercial real estate education through scholarships, and providing mentorships to those new to the industry.

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