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Breaking Down Barriers 

Q&A with Helen Chong, CCIM In real estate, the distinction between commercial and residential can be a wall that's not easily traversed - many feel you're either on one side or the other. But those who operate in the “commercia-dential” space strive to excel in both arenas. Commercia-dential re

Innovation with an Eye on Capital 

Capital appetite for disruptive technology is reshaping every commercial market, from industrial to retail. Whatever the next big thing in technology will be, it always promises to change life in the blink of an eye. But rarely do such transformations happen instantaneously. Flying cars might be the stuf

Open for Business 

Cynthia Shelton, CCIM, details what she expects in retail, where she has decades of experience, along with Florida's outlook as CRE hopes to leave COVID-19 behind.

A Healthy Sector 

As one may suspect during a global pandemic that is entering its third year, biotech and life sciences are two topics that have drawn a bit of interest. For their performance in terms of commercial real estate, it’s a case of a solid market getting stronger.

Tools of the Trade 

With a major supplier of power tools as an example, Site To Do Business can help CRE professionals locate potential locations to deliver value to clients. 

Emphasizing the ‘E’ in ESG 

Sustainability and green building practices are becoming top priorities for developers, tenants, and investors. 

Back to Work 

Jonathan Bennett, president of AmTrust RE, a real estate owner-developer firm focused on primary markets, sees opportunity in an office sector permanently changed by COVID-19.

Mixing It Up: Considerations for a Retail-Residential Development 

Looking at one hypothetical project can highlight the opportunities and challenges associated with mixed-use developments. Mixed-use developments, by definition, include competing and often mutually exclusive interests. A developer wants to attract customers to the corner bistro, but those in the rental prop

The Value of Location Data 

Technology can make the world seem like a smaller place but, in real estate, location still reigns supreme. The analysis and application of data are hot topics across business sectors. It's an understatement to say Jack Dangermond was ahead of the field in understanding the importance and potential of dat

Optimism in the Lone Star State 

Russell Webb, CCIM, discussed the booming ranch and farmland real estate markets in Texas, where the pandemic has upped demand.

Hearing From More Voices 

Nancy Glick, by founding the Commercial Real Estate Supplier Diversity Alliance (CRESDA), hopes to open doors to minority- and women-owned firms.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Debbie Barber 

CCIM Candidate Debbie Barber speaks with Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine about her career in commercial real estate and other passions that keep her busy.

How Retail Responds 

As retailers find their footing in 2022, opportunities abound in a sector that faced plenty of challenges during the pandemic. 

Multifamily Matters 

The multifamily market has seen growing interest, leading up to and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CCIMs’ Biggest Deals of 2021 

In a bounce-back year for CRE, these deal-makers share keys to closing the largest transactions of last year. 

A Positive Prognosis 

A father-and-son partnership found success using Site To Do Business to meet growing demand for medical office space in South Carolina.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Melissa Ray Gentry 

CCIM Candidate Melissa Ray Gentry in Billings, Mont., discusses what it means to her, following in her late father's footsteps in pursuing the CCIM designation.

Higher Education 

Stanley A. Gniazdowski, CCIM, CRE, discusses his long career as a CCIM Institute instructor, which includes his receiving the 2022 Robert Ward Instructor of the Year Award.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Michael Glaspie 

CCIM Candidate Michael Glaspie details discuss his experience in the military, his road to the CCIM designation, and where he finds motivation.

Building Pressure 

Commercial real estate can be an effective hedge against inflation, which is a pressing concern amid current economic conditions.

Positive Outlooks 

Major CRE sectors enter 2022 with optimism of varying degrees, ranging from robust recovery to continued record-setting performance. 

Stepping on the Gas 

Considering the fast-paced change faced by commercial real estate professionals in 2022, Leslie G. Callahan III, CCIM, CCIM Institute’s 2022 president, aims to offer steady, sturdy leadership in bringing the organization through what hopes to be the waning COVID-19 pandemic.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Joshua Abrams 

Indianapolis-based CCIM candidate Joshua Abrams details his progress toward the designation that took him from a career in tech to CRE success. 

Layers of Understanding 

Building customized maps based on zoning, development projects, and other variables can help deepen an understanding of an area. 

Southern Hospitality 

As the hotel and travel industries are continuing to recover amid COVID-19, Georgia offers an interesting peek at primary and secondary hospitality markets.