October, 2012

Jackie Buhn Attends Counselors of Real Estate Conference in Miami

Jackie Buhn, Principal of AthenianRazak, recently attended the Counselors of Real Estate Conference from October 14 – 17, 2012 in Miami.  While at the conference, she attended a session on Evolving Land Use in Cities., moderated by Patrick O. Mayberry of CRE and included presentations by Genevieve Cadwalader of the Bristol Group and Kenneth Browne of Urban Development Partners.  The session described two largely private projects under construction that have broader implications for urban re-development.

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Michael Brookshier Appointed to Greenbuild 2013 Community Engagement & Social Networking Committee

Michael Brookshier, Senior Project Manager at AthenianRazak, was recently appointed to the Greenbuild 2013 Community Engagement & Social Networking Committee. The committee seeks to increase the region’s awareness of the conference and to promote Philadelphia’s profile as a global center of sustainability and cultural vibrancy.  The world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, Greenbuild will be held in Philadelphia in November 2013.

Michael joins more than 150 volunteers from across the region who will be working with the Delaware Valley Green Building Council to make Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia a success. Click here ( for more information.


Alan Razak Teaches ULI Course on Construction Fundamentals

On October 3-4, AthenianRazak Principal Alan Razak, a thought leader in the construction field, was in Washington DC to teach an Urban Land Institute (ULI) class on understanding the ins and outs of the construction process. Even though construction is an integral (and risky) part of the real estate development process, it is often not well understood by real estate professionals. Alan’s course is designed to help developers and other real estate professionals gain proficiency in managing the complex construction process. You can find more details here (