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Valuing Rentals 

A cap rate allows parties to efficiently evaluate whether the asking price for a property is justified by the income it generates. But with multifamily rental buildings in urban areas, this method makes it particularly difficult to value. Learn why.

Regional Outlook 

Philadelphia’s big $130.5M deal by Liberty Propery Trust | 10 most popular states for international buyers | 34 percent of Realtors expect an increase in international clients buying commercial real estate in 2018 | Best small cities for job growth

Investors Compete for Industrial Assets 
Investors Compete for Industrial Assets by Beth Mattson Teig Industrial remains the flavor of the month for investors. The biggest complaint for many is not the continued cap rate compression,
Eastern Promise 


Smart Building Technology Emerges 
Smart Building Technology Emerges by Beth Mattson Teig Consumers are creating a smart home experience with gadgets, which allow them to do tasks ranging from turning off  appliances
Market Trends 

A new trend in pop-up retailing | Crafting cross-border fire safety standards | Multifamily goes green | Industrial property sale-leaseback  options on the rise | Work trends drive shift to lower-cost cities | Real estate costs top law firm expenses | Top five U.S. hotel development markets

Silver Lining 


If You Build It... 

Demand for industrial space remains strong with 230M square feet of industrial space under construction in 1Q 2018. Learn why developers are leaning on spec construction.

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.

Debt Capital Markets Rebound 

The challenge for many companies is finding and keeping the right people -- how much space they occupy per person, where people live, work and play, where and how they shop, and what they spend their money on -- and that now presents challenges to capital markets participants.

Facts About Millennials 
Facts About  Millennials Believe in listening to their clients’ needs and putting their clients’  interests before their own. Prefer to harness technology to work more efficiently, as opposed to putting in longer
Rising Stars 


Deal Makers 


Multifamily Momentum Continues 

The multifamily housing sector is defying gravity. Property fundamentals and investor appetite are holding up under a heavy load of new deliveries.The multifamily market already is several years into its bull run, generating strong property performance and a surge in supply.

Tech Heads South 

A number of overlooked influencers -- including heavy technology company migration -- are fueling the bullish secondary real estate markets of the southern U.S.

Controlling the Deal 

Make yourself absolutely essential by using time-honored access to and delivery of relevant information, as well as the much overlooked psychological and advertising strategies to communicate individually with each participant in the deal.


Raising the Bar 

2018 year in review -- A new CEO to lead the institute, the Commercial Real Estate Insights series featuring CCIM chief economist KC Conway, and more.


The Fine Print 

Don’t let your determination to get an agreement signed cause you to look past big issues that could spell trouble on the closing of a deal. Beware of these key sales agreement risks for sellers.

Market Trends 


Industrial in Crisis 


Crowd Control 


Regional Outlook 


Briefly Noted 
Briefly Noted  Hospitality — Hotel occupancy is expected to continue soaring to record levels of 65.9 percent nationally through 2019,  marking 10 years of nonstop growth, according to CBRE. However, challenges on the horizon