CRE firms seeking to drive actionable, sustainable change in the DEI space must ensure such programs are a “core component” of overall business strategy, according to one industry leader. 

“Commercial real estate has seen an increased focus on DEI over the years, and we are also seeing increased demand from our clients for support in achieving their DEI goals from a workforce and supplier diversity perspective,” says Nadine Augusta, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Cushman & Wakefield.  But “while we know progress has been made, the CRE industry is early in its journey and there is more work to be done.” 

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