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When you’re looking to engage in any commercial real estate transaction – including buying, selling, leasing, financing, or even developing real estate – using a CCIM for your transaction is the best investment you’ll make. When you hire a CCIM, you’re hiring the most advanced, knowledgeable commercial real estate professional is eligible to enroll in designation courses. At any time, you may become a candidate and continue your journey to earn this distinction, which includes a portfolio of qualifying experience and a comprehensive exam. Interested in becoming a CCIM designee? 


What Is a CCIM?

A CCIM is a Certified Commercial Investment Member. For more than 50 years, the CCIM designation remains the gold standard for commercial real estate professionals, including appraisers, asset managers, brokers, developers, investors, lenders, and other allied professionals. CCIMs complete a rigorous program of advanced coursework and training in financial and market analysis, and demonstrate extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry.


The Value of a CCIM

Above all, the CCIM designation represents proven expertise in financial, market, user, and investment analysis, as well as negotiations. With this real-world education, CCIMs help you:

  • Minimize your risk
  • Maximize the return on your investment
  • Optimize the value of your real estate
  • Make better informed decisions
  • Develop a comprehensive commercial real estate strategy


Who Earns the CCIM Designation?

Any commercial real estate professional is eligible to enroll in designation courses. At any time, you may become a candidate and continue your journey to earn this distinction, which includes a portfolio of qualifying experience and a comprehensive exam. Interested in becoming a CCIM designee?  Learn more about the designation program.

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67%

of CCIM designees hold the title of owner, partner, principal, president, vice president, or broker.

42%

CCIMs average 42% more transactions annually than a typical brokerage specialist.

95%

of CCIM members said the CCIM designation is important to their careers.