Clarion Partners supports Project REAP’s efforts to build a robust diverse CRE talent pipeline
Clarion Partners is working collaboratively with Project REAP (the Real Estate Associate Program) on programming and initiatives to diversify the commercial real estate (CRE) industry talent pipeline. Founded in 1998, Project REAP (REAP) is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting diverse and high-achieving mid-career professionals who are looking to transition into CRE or take their existing careers to a higher level.
Clarion is a long-time partner and supporter of Project REAP, taking part in a wide range of educational, coaching and mentorship programs since 2006. Most recently, Clarion hosted more than 140 participants in REAP’s first 2023 Spring Academy session, which provides expert instruction to help mid-level professionals strengthen their abilities to build a successful career in CRE.
Khalid Rashid, Clarion Partners managing director, graduated from Project REAP in 2006 and joined Clarion in 2008. He has since built a successful career spanning asset managemen