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Global Guru 

 

Port Call 
Port Call by Sara S. Patterson  Working in commercial real estate at multiple ports around the U.S. is a hidden opportunity for which CCIMs are uniquely qualified. “While professionals
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.

Beware of the Double Dip 

Commercial leases commonly contain one of several variations of rent acceleration provisions. Are you double dipping? What type of clause should you use in your leases to protect yourself should your tenant default?

Fast and Furious 

 

Affordable Housing 

 

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

Infrastructure Conundrum 

 

Market Trends 

 

Upping The Ante 

 

Eastern Promise 

 

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

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.

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.

Video Stars 

Selling your expertise can be as simple as talking into a camera -- and having a gimmick. With the ubiquity of broadband internet connections and the availability of cheap or even free video technology and services, now is a good time to consider this.

Reusing the Old 

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

Prepare for Success 

Crane discusses the industry and her goals for CCIM Institute in the coming year, including the biggest CRE challenges and market opportunities.

Niche Domination 

Marketers might call this powerful presence by another name: brand equity. Blaine Strickland, CCIM, CEO at HBS Resources, shares how dominant brokers use several methods to get the power to convene. Learn how you can become a top leader.

Office Automation 

Buy-in is the most critical component to automating back-office operations. To ensure a smooth transition, staff must be convinced of the positive attributes for converting from a system they have known and become comfortable with to another with more benefits.

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

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

Lending Institutions: Meet CECL 
Lending Institutions Meet CECL by John Salustri Welcome to FASB’s new guidance for current expected credit loss, or CECL. “By the end of 2019,”
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.

Splitting Profits 

Learn why the internal rate of return (IRR) waterfall technique is an increasingly popular progressive strategy to shift downside risk away from the equity investor and provides greater upside potential for the developer.

CCIM Deal Makers 

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