MWBE Unite Announces New Partnerships As Part Of Diversity Platform

MWBE Unite, Inc. the one-stop platform for diverse suppliers in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) is excited to announce numerous new partners that have signed onto the platform.

MWBE Unite, a platform supplier incubated by JRT Realty, is a significant step forward in bridging diverse suppliers and client needs to create accessible opportunities by syndicating M/WBE firms and talented CRE individuals with the ultimate goal of advancing inclusionary practices across all aspects of the built environment.  Working with MWBE Unite drives a unique opportunity for organizations to meet their diversity commitments, while also taking advantage of quality industry expertise.

“We are very excited about all of our new partners; working with them; and connecting them to opportunities,” said Jodi Pulice, CEO and Co-founder of MWBE Unite.

MWBE Unite recently welcomed 18 new partners across industries such as real estate development, prop-tech consulting, affordable housing development, design/build and consulting services for cannabis facilities, sustainability tracking/reporting, data center operations consulting, event planning, branding/marketing, public relations, recruiting/staffing and executive coaching.

The representative firms illustrate the wide appeal of aggregating diverse companies that offer  a breadth of services, and the value proposition for smaller firms is clearer now than ever before.  The platform offers selling power, a community of purpose-driven founders and business owners partnering to sell projects at scale.  Since launch in May, MWBE Unite has nearly 50 signed or pipeline firms in discussions about alliances.

“We are very excited to announce that we have signed on as a partner of MWBE Unite,” said MaryAnne Gilmartin of MAG Partners. “We are looking forward to this partnership and believe that the creation of MWBE Unite is progress for the entire sector.  Having a platform that highlights diverse suppliers is major progress for our industry, and we look forward to supporting the growth of MWBE Unite as the platform continues to expand.”

“We are extremely optimistic about the overall impact that MWBE Unite will have on the greater real estate market. We know that the platform will not only bring value to our company, but also help to diversify the real estate industry as a whole, and to amplify diverse suppliers that can provide valuable contributions,” said Jason Martin of member firm MCCG USA. 

About MWBE Unite, Inc.

MWBE Unite, Inc. offers credentialed expertise across the full range of programmatic services that cover the greatest needs/challenges currently faced by the real estate industry. The power of MWBE Unite enables organizations to meet billion-dollar supplier diversity commitments and achieve Tier 1 and Tier 2 status from their real estate lifecycle spend.  Real estate, as the third largest selling, general and administrative spend category is an untapped lever in achieving ESG and DEI goals, across all dimensions of services and assets.  MWBE Unite is the solution to generational challenges with generational impact.

About JRT Realty Group, Inc.

JRT is certified as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), National Minority Business Council (NMBC) and numerous other state and local entities. Today, the company is recognized as an industry leader and the nation’s largest certified WBE commercial real estate firm. The company’s benchmark for superior service enables non-profits, federal, state and City governments, as well as Fortune 500 and institutional clients to achieve their diversity participation and spending goals through innovative business solutions. JRT provides a full range of customized client services, including strategic planning, corporate real estate portfolio management, tenant representation, leasing and property marketing, and investment sales.