About Us

Founded in 1986, Commercial Real Estate Women Northern Virginia (CREW NoVA) is an association dedicated to promoting the success of women in commercial real estate through professional development, business networking, and education.

We are supportive, committed, experienced, aspirational, professional, enthusiastic, and strategic.

We value an inclusive network where professional women in all stages of their careers support one another in our professional and personal development, and where meaningful and lasting connections are created in an atmosphere of trust and service to our community.

Our mission

CREW Northern Virginia is dedicated to promoting the success of women in commercial real estate through professional leadership, business networking, and education.

Our history

Since 1986, CREW NoVA has connected commercial real estate professionals in the Northern Virginia area, working together to:

  • Create a dynamic and supportive environment that promotes advancement through knowledge sharing and networking
  • Push the boundaries in every facet of commercial real estate through provocative dialogue among peers drawn from every discipline in the industry
  • Provide educational programs which directly affect your day-to-day work and promote real change
  • Encourage our members to be a force for activism and involvement in our communities.

Our Initiatives

Business Development

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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