Craig Kates has joined MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC as vice president in the Annapolis, Maryland office. With over 11 years of experience, Kates will advise companies on office, warehouse/industrial, and retail real estate in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and DC.
Kates specializes in assisting companies of various sizes and industries, including non-profits, breweries, and healthcare firms. Kates will also build relationships with property owners and industry stakeholders. His background includes roles at ROSSI Commercial Real Estate and Marcus & Millichap, as well as a career in network affiliate television.
“His talents and wide-ranging business relationships add another layer of diversity and variety to our talented team of brokerage professionals and we are certain that he will continue to add significant value to the clients he serves, as well as our company,” said Scott Wimbrow, president and principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services.
Emily Fu is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, where she covers the east coast markets, including New York, Boston & New England, and DC & Mid-Atlantic markets. She produces daily news stories as well as longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. She also writes feature stories for Connect Money.
With previous stints at Reuters, Seeking Alpha, and Commercial Observer, Emily has covered the finance side of the commercial real estate industry, technology, media, telecom (TMT), and fashion. She attended the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and currently resides in Manhattan.