CCIM Connections 

LEEDing Las VegasLas Vegas is a city of big dreams and even bigger realities. To build CityCenter, one of the world’s largest mixed use developments, James Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, looked to the past to find

Climate Change 

Today's economic climate is a lot like the weather somewhat predictable patterns punctuated by terrifying, seemingly random chaos. The acceleration of change due to technology and globalization has altered the foundation of business — the flow of information, goods, services,

Market Momentum 

The commercial real estate recovery continues to build momentum. A torrent of equity capital has been raised to purchase commercial properties and loans. Lenders continue to come back to the market, loans are being refinanced, purchased, and restructured, and the

Deal Makers 

The Biggest DealThomas F. Campenni, CCIM, of Thomas F. Campenni Co. in Stuart, Fla., negotiated the 12 year, more than $35 million lease of 60,000 sf of office space in New York to TechSpace. Industrial Big Deal Carl G. Russell,

No Replay 

The U.S. economic recovery started 2012 with a flurry of happy uptrends. From a real estate perspective, the most encouraging indicators were found in the employment data. In the three months ending in February, the U.S. economy cranked out 757,000

Medical Office Trends 

The U.S. demand for medical services is expected to skyrocket over the next decade due to demographic trends and new healthcare legislation. As baby boomers retire, the over–65 age bracket will grow by 36 percent and that age cohort traditionally