About Us

CREW KC is a non-profit organization of commercial real estate professionals affiliated nationally through membership in the CREW Network, providing opportunities for networking, education, leadership development and civic/philanthropic involvement. CREW KC promotes the highest standards of ethics and integrity and seeks to positively influence the direction of Kansas City's commercial real estate industry and community.

CREW KC offers a variety of educational and networking opportunities for members. CREW KC holds quarterly lunch programs, which include time to network followed by a presentation related to current events in local commercial real estate. Past programs have ranged from the proposed Kansas City Performing Arts Center, to Historic Building Preservation, to Trends in Corporate Real Estate. In addition, CREW KC is proud to celebrate the standout achievements and leadership exhibited by our members, through our annual awards ».

CREW KC also hosts happy hours at various locations throughout the Kansas City Metro Area. Not only do the happy hours offer an opportunity to network but they often allow attendees to view new projects first hand with tours of properties.

To see a list of upcoming events (and register for them), please visit our Events page » 

Our mission

CREW KC's mission is to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Our goal is to achieve this parity in opportunity, influence and power in the commercial real estate industry.

Our history

CREW KC was formed in 1987 with the intention of banding together the women of Kansas City’s commercial real estate industry to further the dialogue about women in real estate and collaborate professionally.

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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