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Worldview: France 

France was touted as the top European market for foreign investors, but once the pandemic hit, it experienced the same pains as countries all over the world. 

What’s the Risk? 

COVID-19 has fundamentally impacted commercial leasing by changing the basic calculation behind pandemic risk allocation. 

Back to the Office? 

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

Market Trends 

Developer Turns to Crowdfunding for CRE Fund | Interest in Rural Land on the Rise | Retail REITs Improve Rent Collections in 4Q2020 | Hospitality’s Recovery Looks Slow but Steady | Rental Debt Keeps Accumulating During Recovery | Smaller Metropolitan Areas Eye Mixed-Use Revitalization | Dallas Leads Nationwide Construction Boom | Self-Storage’s Outlook Varies Across the U.S.

The Heart of the Deal 

This industry is rewarding on so many levels. While you may work in other areas of CRE, from due diligence to disposition, I’m sure you share this sentiment. 

Surviving Volatility 

The coronavirus pandemic turned the world upside down, so CRE professionals will need creative options when it comes to renegotiating leases.

Multifamily’s Path Ahead 

Caitlin Sugrue Walter, Ph.D., vice president for the National Multifamily Housing Council, discusses the challenges facing the multifamily sector how the U.S. economy, battered by COVID-19, but points to a healthy recovery in late 2020 as reason for optimism.

CCIM Q&A: A Fresh Start 

Beau Beery, CCIM, discusses starting his own brokerage in early 2021 and the bustling multifamily market in Florida.

Recapturing the Magic 

One CCIM designee helped a client find financing and acquire an Orlando-area hotel for conversion to multifamily housing.

Failing to Plan 

Commercial real estate should be a profit generator whenever possible, which may require creative thinking.

Intelligent Analysis 

Improving efficiency and decision-making, artificial intelligence holds plenty of promise to boost performance in CRE.

Worldview: Spain 

In 2020, Spain experienced a historic drop in GDP, but it has since rebounded and is now looking at 4.4 percent growth this year, according to CBRE’s Real Estate Market Outlook. Real estate investment in the country is expected to reach upward of $14.6 billion. 

A Future for Infrastructure 

With potential bipartisan support for infrastructure, could 2021 be the year for a breakthrough in Washington, D.C.?

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Amy Smith 

CCIM Candidate Amy Smith speaks with Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine about her career in CRE and how she finds work-life balance.

Commitment: The Cornerstone of Net Lease 

One of the most appealing aspects of net lease is its focus on the long term. Since net leases are traditionally longer, investors can rely on stable continuous income, and tenants can count on predictable leasing costs. 

Market Trends 

Office Sector Sees Rents, Vacancies Rise | Cannabis Proves Popular Candidate in 2020 Election | Grocers' Growth Could Plateau in Next Decade | Lodging CMBS Deliquencies Decline After Painful Summer | Multifamily Absorption Rebounds After 1st Covid Wave | Younger Generations More Open to Work-Shop-Play Living Spaces | Cold Storage May Prove Crucial in COVID Vaccine | Boat Buyers in Market for Storage Spaces

New Year, New Approach to Budgets 

Considering the volatility and uncertainty of 2020, budgeting for the new year will require more than business as usual.

Deep-Rooted Demand 

Doug Phillips, partner and REALTOR® with Schuil & Associates Real Estate, a firm that specializes in the agricultural land sector, talks about how the agriculture real estate market remained relatively steady amid 2020’s chaos.

Worldview: Canada 

The new year is looking up for the Canadian commercial real estate market, with a 14.6 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in 3Q2020.

Buying Into the Process 

This spring, we celebrated the 103 commercial real estate professionals who successfully passed their comprehensive exam, earning their CCIM designations and joining the global CCIM community.

CCIM Deal Makers 

Check out the biggest CCIM deals and deal makers in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Michael Salik 

CCIM Candidate Michael Salik speaks with Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine about his path that led him from the U.S. Navy to a successful career in commercial real estate.

Seeing Green 

Adoption of wind and solar energy in commercial real estate is booming, but renewables still have a long road ahead.

CCIMs’ Biggest Deals of 2020 

In a topsy-turvy year, these deal-makers share keys to polishing off the largest transactions of 2020.

Consulting Those in the Know 

One prominent commercial real estate veteran aims to leverage Site To Do Business and other analytical tools to help the small investor make big gains.