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Karen Whitt

Karen Whitt

President, Real Estate Mgmt Services

Karen Whitt, as President of Real Estate Management Services US, is responsible for developing comprehensive real estate solutions that meet her clients' business requirements. With a focus on creating exceptional experiences, Karen connects various teams, including retail, industrial, office, multifamily, brokerage, investment sales, and property management, to deliver integrated services. She also provides oversight for property management operations across the United States.

Latest articles

Millennials are Changing the Game
Workforce demographics are in a state of constant flux. To keep up, today’s workplace needs to be proficient at adapting.
Where the Sun Shines
With sustainability gaining importance in both CRE and among the public, we continually seek ways to enhance our sustainability initiatives.
Augmented Reality
Seamlessly blurring the lines between real and digital, AR will touch every industry in one way or another.
Attributes of Success
When my son’s kindergarten class integrated five themes into the curriculum last year—empathy flexibility, persistence, resilience and optimism—it got me thinking that someone just starting out in real estate would need the same traits to succeed.
Sponge Cities: How a Simple Kitchen Scrubber Is Changing City Design
A movement is in progress to merge green features with central planning to create more comfortable and efficient cities.
AI in Building Management: Here Come the Smart Buildings
“Smart” building systems are already here, but what might the future hold for property management as artificial intelligence continues to evolve?
3 Tips for Making Social Media Work for You
The pace of life on the digital frontier can be exciting and exhausting, and there are lots of different ways to approach the topic of social media. Here are three guidelines to consider.
Forget About Millennials
Rather than focusing on a single age group, there is value in looking at the world through eyes of each generation to understand the real estate implications.
All The World’s A … Pokémon Gym?
Barely more than a month old, retailers are already clamoring to cash in on the phenomenon and convert foot traffic into paying customers. Being prepared for errant trainers wandering around properties you manage can mean the difference between a
Time to Teach that Old Property Management Dog Some New Tricks?
By designing unique spaces that invite visitors to stop and spend time in buildings, you can create memorable experiences that also help build brand in the market. This type of strategic thinking and planning can pay off when it comes time to lease t
Will Apple’s New Flagship Take a Bite Out of Traditional Retail?
Digital retailers like Apple are continually personalizing their service, and brick-and-mortar stores will need to find new ways to compete.
Keeping Score On Connectivity in Commercial Real Estate
One startup is helping prospective tenants alleviate the headache of determining if new spaces can meet their technology needs
CRE is Connecting with the Future
As a new year approaches, Karen Whitt looks at the promising future of building management in an increasingly networked world
Green Roofs: Bringing Nature Back to the Concrete Jungle
Little green sanctuaries are popping up all over cities across America and they’re less about beautification than you think
Unearthing a New Trend: Rooftop Office Gardens
Rooftop gardens can reduce carbon emissions and energy costs, increase property value and foster office community