Commercial Real Estate’s Global Standard for Professional Achievement

The industry-leading provider of professional training

What is CCIM Institute?

The commercial real estate industry is changing. CCIM Institute helps industry professionals adapt.

CCIM Institute believes in:

  • Ethical leadership
  • Cultural awareness
  • Investing in the future
  • Staying connected
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Acting globally

CCIM Institute is commercial real estate’s most influential professional organization, with members closing $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. For 50 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 the 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.

Earn the Designation

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

Vision Statement
To shape the commercial real estate industry by being the most influential, innovative, and internationally recognized organization.