Wednesday, July 17, 2013


11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Maggiano's at Cumberland Mall
1601 Cumberland Mall, SE Atlanta,GA.30339


Real Estate and its Impact on Human and Environmental Factors


Rachel Blakenship


Members $45/ Members (unreserved): $55 / Non-Members $65


July 16, 2013 Lisa Thomas ph: 404-766-1632, ext 25; fax 404-768-7767

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Rachel  Blakenship will be the speaker.  She is the Region Real Estate Leader | EYG Services | Procurement.  Rachel joined EY in 2012 and manages the Southeast and Southwest Regions with a portfolio of 30 properties containing nearly one million square feet of office space.

Rachel is a Real Estate Executive with nearly 20 years of corporate real estate experience. In her role, Rachel is responsible for providing comprehensive real estate services in support of the firm’s business activities including real estate portfolio management, acquisition and disposition of office space, lease administration; sublease administration, oversight of design and construction services and portfolio benchmarking as well as special projects for our Americas team.

Prior to joining EY, Rachel was the Vice President of Corporate Real Estate for Sage North America, a leading global supplier of business management software and services, Rachel looked after the Corporate Real Estates portfolio of a $900 Million, 4,000 employee company and managed a staff of 15 in multiple states. Rachel is a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlanta chapter of CoreNet Global, the world’s leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers. In addition, since 2004, Rachel has been a member of the Executive Board of Directors and past president of the International Facilities Management Association, the largest global association for facilities management professionals.

IFMA Core Competency:  Real Estate and Human & Environmental Factors

Learning outcomes

  1. To explore the importance of Corporate strategic alignment.
  2. To identify the impact of developing a master plan.
  3. To critically discuss the ways in which FM’s can transition our work environment through behaviours vs. Construction



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