Who is your employer? City of Las Vegas – Economic and Urban Development Department
What is your position and what do you do? Real Estate Specialist – Real Property acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, development agreements, retail outreach, downtown tours, other
How long have you worked for them? 13 + years
What is your commercial real estate background? Retail tenant representation, commercial land sales, leasing and development, redevelopment
How long have you been in commercial real estate? 25+ years
How did you get started in the industry? I started in residential real estate in 1992
Why did you join CREW? I joined CREW via Linda Harris, LF Harris who sponsored me in CREW and Women in Construction
How long have you been a member? Member 15+ years
How do you hope CREW will (or how has it already) assist(ed) you? CREW is a diverse group of professional women from the Commercial Real Estate, Construction and banking industries. CREW offers contacts and specialty industry tours you may not have access to in your normal course of business.
Has business networking with CREW helped you? If so, how? Yes, it’s fun and informative with great speakers and community events throughout the year.
What would you like to ask CREW members about CREW? Will CREW offer mentorship opportunities in the near future? (similar to UNLV Lied Institute’s Mentor program)
Do you belong to any other commercial real estate organizations? Yes, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Commercial Alliance (CALV), I attend NAIOP/CCIM functions as time allows.
Are you interested in joining any committees in CREW? I have served as VP Programs and assist with Membership, speakers and other as time allows.
How long have you resided in Las Vegas? 2018 marks 30 years residing in LV!
If not a native, where are you from originally? I am originally from Suburban Detroit.
What do you do for relaxation and fun? I’m outdoors – hiking, biking, jeeping, skiing, RVing to National Parks etc. – just one of the reasons I chose to live in Las Vegas.
Anything else fun and interesting about yourself you would like to add? My husband Mark and I have been married 26 years this Valentine’s Day, we have 2 Grandchildren – Ally (12) and Mark (aka Baby Q.) who just turned 1. They are such a joy, we try to spend as much time with them as we can.
City of Las Vegas Economic & Urban Development The Economic and Urban Development Department (EUD) creates, coordinates and encourages new development and redevelopment throughout our city. The EUD works with the Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency (RDA) on day-to-day operations, economic development, job creation and long-term strategic goals.
Say hi next time you see Julie at a luncheon.
Julie can be reached at 702-229-2109 or firstname.lastname@example.org