Keller Augusta Partners

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Advancing inclusive and equitable hiring practices and building a culture of belonging in Commercial Real Estate.

At Keller Augusta DE&I is an integral component of our methodology and overall mission. We prioritize the advancement of DE&I on both an internal and external level. We strive to raise awareness and guide our clients on how commercial real estate companies can effect real change with regards to diversity hiring and inclusive talent development. Together, we can impact sustainable change.

Our firm understands there is no one-size-fits-all approach. With this in mind, we tailor our services to meet companies where they are in the process and support specific needs of each organization and asset class, including:

  • Assessing and developing cultures that support the well-being and contributions of diverse and other employees.
  • Attracting a wider diverse pool of candidates through more inclusive hiring practices
  • Implementing strategies for equitable and successful onboarding
  • Generating equitable opportunities to engage, retain and promote every employee’s growth and development

Keller Augusta is actively engaged with various organizations that support advancing DE&I in commercial real estate, including;

The Builders of Color Coalition (BCC)

The Builders of Color Coalition (BCC) convenes real estate professionals of color, private firms, government agencies, trade organizations, and community nonprofits, to collectively create greater opportunities for education, employment, partnership, and financing.

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The Commercial Real Estate Success Training (CREST)

The Commercial Real Estate Success Training (CREST), is a paid internship program designed to introduce people of color and women, both of whom are typically underrepresented, to the commercial real estate industry.

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Project Destined

Project Destined is a nation-wide paid, Virtual Internship Program in Real Estate for diverse, high school and undergraduate students. The 8-week program explores real estate, the importance of ownership and the power of technology to tell authentic, compelling stories about communities.

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The Real Estate Executive Council (REEC)

The Real Estate Executive Council (REEC) is the leading professional trade association formed to promote the interest of minority executives doing business in commercial real estate.

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Real Estate Exchange (REEX)

Real Estate Exchange (REEX) Summer Programs expose diverse students to top Universities & career opportunities in Commercial Real Estate.

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