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What is the CCIM Institute?

The CCIM Institute is commercial real estate’s most influential professional organization, with members closing $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. For more than 40 years, the Institute has been building opportunities through its respected education program, led by established practitioners. CCIM Institute members are eligible to earn the CCIM designation, the industry’s most prestigious certification. 

What is a CCIM designation?

The CCIM designation is conferred upon commercial real estate leaders who have a proven record of success in the field and have demonstrated a mastery of financial, market, and investment analysis. CCIM designees come from a variety of professional backgrounds including brokerage, banking, property management, law, and accounting.

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More than just a designation

The Institute's Ward Center for Real Estate Studies provides ongoing education and professional development opportunities outside of the designation curriculum. In addition, CCIM Institute members have access to tuition discounts, demographic reports and mapping tools, an exclusive property-marketing platform, CCIM publications, and more.

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Mission Statement
The mission of the CCIM Institute is to elevate our members to the highest levels of success in the commercial real estate profession.

Vision Statement
The CCIM designation is recognized as the global standard of excellence in commercial real estate.