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Commercial Real Estate Trends Support Global Recovery 

While there’s no doubt the global economy is recovering, the pace at which markets are rebounding is anything but consistent, according to Colin Dyer, chief executive officer of Jones Lang LaSalle, who spoke about leading commercial real estate trends that

Commercial Real Estate Professionals to Convene in Orlando October 22 - 23 

Delegates at CCIM Institute Conference to Discuss State of Industry The CCIM Institute, a 15,000 member commercial real estate organization and the governing body of one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world, will hold its

What is CCIM Institute?(1) 
The CCIM Institute is commercial real estate’s most influential professional organization, with members closing $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. CCIM Institute members are eligible to apply for the CCIM designation, the industry’s most prestigious certification. This designation
Congress Passes Do-Not-Fax Legislation 

On Tuesday, June 28, 2005, the House approved S. 714, the Junk Fax Prevention Act. The bill has been sent to the President and awaits his signature. The legislation does not legalize unsolicited fax advertisements or solicitations but does allow

Commercial Real Estate Ranks as Highest Investment Alternative in 3Q11 

Multifamily continues to lead recovery according to new CCIM Institute and RERC data. In 3Q11, commercial real estate ranked highest among investment alternatives, followed by cash, in CCIM Institute and Real Estate Research Corp.’s 4Q11 RERC CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly.

The Power of the Pin 

6442452439 The Power of the Pin For more than 50 years, CCIM Institute has been the leader in commercial real estate professional development and the premier networking organization for the industry. More than 20,000 professionals have completed the core designation program to earn the CCIM pin, commercial

Disability Law 

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Congress passed significant federal laws regarding individuals with disabilities. The attached summary discusses the four major federal laws of concern to commercial real estate professionals. true47214717

D.C. Leads the U.S. in LEED Space 

Recently completed Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified projects helped Washington, D.C., rank No. 1 on the U.S. Green Building Council’s list of most LEED certified space per capita. Ranked independently of the top 10 states, the nation’s capital

What is the CCIM designation?(1) 
The CCIM designation is awarded upon completion of the designation courses and a portfolio review. It signifies mastery of the data analytics required to determine the value of a commercial real estate investment. CCIM designees come from a variety of
Unlock Value - Find Your CCIM 

Meet Ankur Patel, CCIM. When you're a real estate investor needing underwriting, hiring a CCIM is the quickest way to capital. Whether it's getting a higher appraisal on a project when no comps exist or structuring deferred loan payments during a downturn in the economy, CCIMs like Ankur apply their 160 hours of CCIM training to every loan. When you hire a CCIM, you're hiring the best investment specialist anywhere. Find your CCIM today.

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Corporations Implement Smart Growth Strategies 

U.S. corporations are taking a more strategic approach to business growth as the economy continues to improve. Rather than expanding their real estate footprints in the near term, companies are creating flexible business growth plans while managing total occupancy costs

EPA Issues Final Rule on CO2 Emissions 

On October 27, 2009, the EPA proposed a new rule to tailor applicability standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from stationary sources under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V programs of the Clean Air Act (CAA). Stationary

Energy Reform Legislation Approved by Congressional Committees 

On May 21, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy Security Act by Chairman Henry Waxman (D CA) and Ed Markey (D MA). The legislation includes numerous provisions relating to more stringent renewable energy

Federal Agencies Propose Credit Risk Retention Requirements 

CCIM Institute submitted a letter on July 29, 2011, to six federal agencies (Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Federal Housing Finance Agency, and Department of Housing and Urban

Second Quarter 2014 CCIM Quarterly Market Trends 

Download the 2Q14Quarterly Market Trendsreport (1.7 Mb, PDF). true472

Enforcement of the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act 

The Residential Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act was first enacted in 1992. The following information details some of the current efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development to more stringently enforce the

Core Skills for the Real Estate Rebound [d1] 

Renew before Oct. 31 to receive exclusive incentives. A CCIM Institute membership offers everything you need to weather the storm and tap into new opportunities, including discounts on education to refresh your skills or build a new one, access to the global CCIM community, Site To Do Business, and more.

FDIC Extends Moratorium on ILC Applications as Congress Considers Legislation 

In a notice published on the February 5, 2007, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced a one year extension of the moratorium on deposit insurance applications for industrial loan companies and industrial banks. NAR was among the groups

Energy Efficiency Is Central to New Multifamily Financing Program 

Green Refinance Plus, a new joint initiative from the Federal Housing Administration and Fannie Mae, gives affordable multifamily housing owners the opportunity to refinance and use additional loan proceeds for energy efficiency improvements. The program is an extension of the

FASB Approves Modifications to “Mark-to-Market” Accounting Rules 

On April 2, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) passed a proposal to relax current “mark to market” accounting rules by giving companies more leeway when valuing assets, a step that could encourage banks to trade their toxic assets

Energy-Efficiency Coalition Aims to Spark New Jobs 

A number of real estate, business, lending, manufacturing, environmental, and energy efficiency organizations led by Real Estate Roundtable, U.S. Green Building Council, and the Natural Resources Defense Council recently launched the Coalition for Better Buildings, which is aimed at analyzing

Guidance for Rent Relief Requests and Other Commercial Real Estate Tenant/Landlord Issues 

While the full effects of the COVID-19 pandemic remain to be seen, commercial real estate professionals need to be prepared. Relationships between tenants and landlord will be disrupted as millions of people shelter in pace, thousands of businesses close their doors, and the U.S. economy faces its biggest challenge since the 2007-2008 Great Recession.

Cross-Border Transactions Increase in 1Q11 

Global sales of significant properties rose 23 percent year over year to $180.6 billion in 1Q11, maintaining YOY growth for a sixth consecutive quarter, according to Real Capital Analytics. The Americas led with a 75 percent YOY increase, representing $32.8

Construction Expected to Pick Up by Year-End 

A sluggish residential housing market, an uncertain employment picture, and high debt levels are some of the factors that will keep 2011 non residential construction spending near 2010 levels. However, spending is likely to increase by year end, according to