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Commercial Real Estate Woes Trigger TALF Extension 

Commercial Real Estate Woes Trigger TALF Extension The Federal Reserve System and Department of the Treasury announced last week a six month extension of the Term Asset Backed Securities Loan Facility, known as TALF, as prompted by worries over the

Foreign Capital Fuels U.S. Markets 

Global capital is flowing back into U.S. real estate as foreign investors seek to strengthen their ownership portfolios, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. Inter regional investment volumes in the Americas increased from $14 billion in 2009 to $31 billion in

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CCIM TECH to Distribute Listings on Rofo's LinkedIn App 

CCIM Technologies, Inc. and Rofo, a leading commercial real estate search engine, announced a partnership that provides CCIM members automated distribution of their real estate listings to Rofo’s Linkedin application, Real Estate Pro. CCIM TECH welcomes Rofo (Right of First

New Orleans Native Elected President Of International Real Estate Organization 

Richard E. Juge, CCIM, was elected the 2010 president of the CCIM Institute, an international commercial real estate organization with 16,000 members worldwide. The institute confers the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation to qualified commercial real estate and allied

2012 Retail Outlook is Conservative 

Economic uncertainty is causing retailers to be cautious as they plan for 2012, according to Colliers International’s 3Q11 Retail Highlights report. Colliers expects many companies to re evaluate and raise estimates at least once next year. Muted expectations for holiday

Fed Extends TALF Financing for Commercial Real Estate to Jumpstart Credit Markets 

On May 1, 2009, the Federal Reserve announced new terms on one of its lending programs in hopes of thawing the virtually frozen $700 billion commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) market. This in turn could provide more liquidity to the

Three Universities Approved as Alliance Partners 

Three more universities were added as CCIMUniversity Alliance partners, bringing the total number of participating universities to 28. Students at these universities are now eligible to pursue the CCIM designation through the University Fast Track process University of Miami &ndash

May/June Issue of Commercial Investment Real Estate 

Are investors coming off the ropes to buy single tenant retail properties? To find out, read Commercial Investment Real Estate&rsquo s May June cover story, "In the Retail Ring." The issue is now online and CCIM members should receive their

Energy Reform Legislation Approved by Congressional Committees 

On May 21, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy Security Act by Chairman Henry Waxman (D CA) and Ed Markey (D MA). The legislation includes numerous provisions relating to more stringent renewable energy

CCIM Institute Launches Redesigned Curriculum 

Contact R. J. Sirois312 321 4494 CCIM Institute Launches Redesigned Curriculum Multi Million Investment Reflects Changing Industry CHICAGO, January 4, 2010—The CCIM Institute has launched a redesigned curriculum that is the foundation of its Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)

Core Skills for the Real Estate Rebound [d1] 

Renew before Oct. 31 to receive exclusive incentives. A CCIM Institute membership offers everything you need to weather the storm and tap into new opportunities, including discounts on education to refresh your skills or build a new one, access to the global CCIM community, Site To Do Business, and more.

CCIM Chapter Helps Local Members Recover From Flood 

The Middle Tennessee CCIM Chapter held a free, half day Business Recovery Seminar to help local professionals serve their businesses and clients following the flooding that hit the region in early May. Click the picture to see more from the

The clouds have parted. 

After more than two years in which over 8 million jobs were lost, the country&rsquo s nonfarm payrolls surged in March. Employers added 162,000 jobs last month, and employment numbers in the previous two months were revised upward. Nationwide, the

FDIC Extends Moratorium on ILC Applications as Congress Considers Legislation 

In a notice published on the February 5, 2007, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced a one year extension of the moratorium on deposit insurance applications for industrial loan companies and industrial banks. NAR was among the groups

Enforcement of the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act 

The Residential Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act was first enacted in 1992. The following information details some of the current efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development to more stringently enforce the

Richard Juge to Lead CCIM Institute 

Richard E. Juge, CCIM, was installed as president of the institute at the fall business meetings this week in Honolulu, Hawaii. Juge is the institute&rsquo s 44th president and the second to hail from New Orleans. A 22 year commercial

Federal Agencies Propose Credit Risk Retention Requirements 

CCIM Institute submitted a letter on July 29, 2011, to six federal agencies (Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Federal Housing Finance Agency, and Department of Housing and Urban

Fundamentals Stabilize Despite Sluggish Economy 

Commercial real estate was among the first industries hit by the global economic downturn, but according to Deloitte's Commercial Real Estate Outlook, it's been one of the first to recover. Transaction activity and net absorption have increased due to more

Second Quarter Legislative Bulletin Now Available 

CCIM's second quarter legislative bulletin is now available. The bulletin provides a comprehensive look at recent legislative activity related to commercial real estate. Topics in this bulletin include 2010 Capitol Hill Visit Day Federal Taxes Commercial Mortgage Market Liquidity Bank

Ned Massie, CCIM, Honored by REALTORS® Land Institute 

Ned Massie, CCIM, president of Grant Massie Land Co. in Richmond, Va., was presented with the 2009 Robert C. Meeks Distinguished Service Award by the REALTORS&reg Land Institute. The award is given to an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) in recognition