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CCIM on the Hill 

Chad Gleason, CCIM, 2018 vice chair of CCIM's Government Affairs Committee, talks about the latest legislative issues affecting the industry, including 179D deduction, National Flood Insurance Program and net neutrality.

Office Evolution 

A new labor force, technology, and the changing nature of work itself are driving an evolution of office space. Take a look at the trends, including collaboration spaces, flexible spaces, and progressive office space build-outs.

Your Next Move 

It may have taken a while, but the numbers are looking good for commercial real estate professionals. Consider ▶ “Job opportunities in commercial real estate enjoyed the best summer ever, exceeding previous highs set in 2007, as hiring built on

How Social Are You? 

“Almost 90 percent of my clients use social media,” says John Orr, CCIM, vice president of Colliers Retail Services Group in Charleston, S.C. “If your clients all use telephones to communicate and you use a pigeon to carry letters, are

Runaway Growth in South Florida 

Connie Thomas, CCIM, senior director at Tower Commercial Real Estate, shares how growth in South Florida’s commercial real estate market offers lots of opportunities — particularly in Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade counties.

Retail’s Road to Recovery 

Battered by COVID-19 — some more than others — retailers are looking to rebound with increased creativity, flexibility, and agility. 

Proptech Transformation 

While property technology, or proptech, carries the potential to transform commercial real estate, it’s still unfamiliar territory for many practitioners, says Frank Spadafora.

Lessons for the Future 

Student housing faced a difficult start to the 2020-2021 academic year, but the sector has proven resilient as COVID-19 continues to sow uncertainty. 

Delivering in the Clutch 
Warehousing is a bright spot in commercial real estate as the supply chain reacts to the pandemic and the industry prepares for an uncertain future.
A Return to OZ 

The opportunity zone program continues to thrive despite skepticism and the pandemic. It's only been three years since opportunity zones were created to encourage investment in low-income communities across the country. The program has been welcomed and used by many, though some look on with skepticism. N

Independents’ Day 

Small size matters, so does flexibility, agility, and personalized service. It isn't just wanting to be your own boss - although that's part of it. And it isn't just the wish to break free of a big, bureaucratic reporting structure - although that's part of it, too. And it isn't just wanting to keep more of w

Diversity Proponent 

For Jean Kane, CCIM, the possibilities for careers in commercial real estate are limitless. “Everyone is needed in real estate, whether you're creative, a numbers person, or a people person,” she says. “We need lots of different kinds of talent.” Kane speaks from experience. In a career o

Back to the Office? 

As offices reopen, the COVID-19 workplace must emphasize flexibility, safety, and collaboration. 

The World Makes the Money Go Round 

What drives the flow of investment capital across the globe? How do different investors navigate local markets differently when they’re constrained by different local and international laws -- in particular, where the assumption is that there’s widespread corruption.

Fulfilling Promise 

Developers today are drawn to the modular construction's new designs coupled with improved efficiency, environmental benefits, and cost savings.