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Mixed-Use Trends 

Mixed-use is now an integrated model of shared uses that complement and leverage each other to create a cohesive and communal ecosystem. Driving the trend is the social media generation’s need for a more collaborative and communal lifestyle with live-work-play amenities.

TECH TIPS FROM A PRO 
Whether your videos are informal or formal, or take place on the street or in a studio, these guidelines will make them better. Visuals Many people don’t think about
International Beat 

Europe’s big 1B euros deal by PFA | Going green at work | Coffee & restaurant category led global retail expansion in 2017 | Tokyo is the global market to watch for redevelopment

Economic Growth Gap 

The days when traditional retailers fit into one box and online retailers fit into their own separate box are falling by the wayside. The next generation of retail is a big melting pot of physical stores and showrooms, e-commerce platforms, and logistics networks all tied together with more technology.

Senior Housing 

The days when traditional retailers fit into one box and online retailers fit into their own separate box are falling by the wayside. The next generation of retail is a big melting pot of physical stores and showrooms, e-commerce platforms, and logistics networks all tied together with more technology.

Capital Rescue 

Mezzanine financing rescues deals when traditional lending cannot bear the risk. With conventional lenders both restricted by regulations and wary of riskier ventures, mezzanine financing is playing a stronger role in providing equity for commercial real estate developments. For example, a builder wanted

Bridging the Generation Gap 
Bridging the Generation Gap by Sara S. Patterson As more people than ever turn 65 years old, the surge in retirees will slow the growth of workers in the U.S.
International Beat 

{Southeast}  Orlando's Big Deal Unicorp is developing a new $1 billion, 82-acre mixed-use project called O-Town West in Orlando, Fla. The project will combine 100,000 square feet of retail with 15,000 units of multifamily housing and 300 to 400 single-family homes. Amenities include a recreational la

Under Control 

In the decade since the risk of vapor intrusion has become a prominent commercial real estate environmental concern, sophisticated developers have learned to assess and manage the risk and unlock the value of the affected properties.

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

Navigating Challenges 

While the industrial market is strong, some challenges lie ahead. The economy is in one of the longest periods of expansion in history, with commercial real estate - industrial in particular - reaping the rewards. By most institutional accounts, the fundamentals of the U.S. economy will continue to be quite

Market Trends 

      Millennials Outduel  Baby Boomers “When researching products, millennials are more than three times as likely to turn to social media and mobile apps (both 48 percent) than their baby boomer counterparts (both 14 percent).” - Source: Salesforce Connected S

Deal Makers 

{Southeast}  Orlando's Big Deal Unicorp is developing a new $1 billion, 82-acre mixed-use project called O-Town West in Orlando, Fla. The project will combine 100,000 square feet of retail with 15,000 units of multifamily housing and 300 to 400 single-family homes. Amenities include a recreational la

Gaining Options 

Investors in large, non-financial assets, such as land or factories, frequently value them through a “real options” framework. But what are real options, how do they differ from financial options, and how can their use add value to an asset or company?

CCIMs’ Biggest Deals of 2018 

History repeated itself with another banner year for CCIM designees. While the office sector dominated deal flow yet again, multifamily, retail, industrial, and land sectors also saw strong investment.

International Beat 

 

Mitigating Circumstances 

The 2017 tax act affects specific types of like-kind property exchange transctions. Throughout the negotiations for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 like-kind exchanges had been at risk. Fortunately, exchanges of real estate property were saved from the chopping bloc

Grocers Feel the Heat 
Grocers Feel the Heat by Beth Mattson Teig Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods last year is a game changer for the grocery sector. Not
Demonstrating Expertise 

President's Desk The new CCIM Institute CRE Insights series showcases our thought leadership. Reaching nearly 300 million people nationwide, CCIM Chief Economist K.C. Conway discussed the transformative ramifications of the Amazon HQ2 site selection in the 1Q 2018 Insights issue. Through 187 media pickups,

Economic Futurist 

CCIM Connections As CCIM Institute's chief economist, K.C. Conway spends a lot of time looking at the future. CCIMs need to do that too, he says, and he recently discussed several areas where real estate professionals can be better prepared for market and technological change. Analytical skills: “We're p

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.

CCIM Institute Brings Global Real Estate into Focus 

Over 400 commercial real estate professionals gathered at the CCIM Global Commercial Real Estate conference to explore topics - from workforce shortages to legislative challenges to incorporating technology.

Deal Makers 

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

Predictive Analytics 

New tools are boosting the power of predictive analytics. Knowing the future of life and death for everyone may be the ultimate goal of predictive analytics. However, first it's essential to determine how it applies to specific industries such as commercial real estate. Commercial real estate professio

Preventive Measures 

Commercial real estate professionals can minimize litigation risks to ensure successful deals. Litigation is expensive, disruptive, incredibly stressful, and inherently unpredictable. To avoid litigation arising from a commercial real estate transaction, commercial real estate investors and professionals