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New Research Shows Transaction Volume Is on the Rise 

Transaction volume for properties valued over $5 million increased among all commercial real estate sectors, with retail and hotel transactions nearly doubling the previous quarter, according to CCIM Institute and Real Estate Research Corp.’s 3Q11 RERC CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly.

State of the CCIM Institute 

2010 CCIM Institute President Richard Juge, CCIM, discusses plans for the Institute next year. Juge will be installed as president next week during the CCIM Institute Business meetings. true47214717

Hospitality Values Expected to Rise 

After experiencing the greatest property value decline in 2010, hospitality lodging has the second best growth prospects among all sectors, according to Integra Realty Resources’ 1Q11 Commercial Property Index. The sector is expected to see a 2 percent increase in

Education Foundation Scholarship Recipients Earn CCIM Designation 

Since 1988, the CCIM Education Foundation has been granting full designation and CI 101 scholarships. Scholarships are funded through the generosity of CCIMs and awarded to individuals through local chapters. The CCIM Education Foundation is proud to recognize the following

Second Quarter 2012 RERC/CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly 

Download the 2Q12RERC CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly(1.17Mb, PDF) true472

University Partners Tools and Resources 

CCIM’s university outreach program is designed to help your students and graduates achieve their real estate career goals. CCIM is the designation to pursue for professional education, networking opportunities, and industry leading technology in the commercial and investment real estate

Past Meetings & Conferences 

CCIM Institute's past governance meetings and conferences by year.

The Education Foundation of the CCIM Institute: Enhancing the Value of the CCIM Designation 

The mission of the Education Foundation is to advance and support educational and research initiatives that enhance the value and prestige of the CCIM designation and other career building programs of the CCIM Institute. And, the Foundation does that through

CCIM TECH Contracts With REI Wise to Provide Marketing Solutions for CCIM Institute Members 

CCIM TECH CONTRACTS WITH REI WISE TO PROVIDE MARKETING SOLUTIONS FOR CCIM INSTITUTE MEMBERS Chicago, IL (February 10, 2010) – CCIM TECH has contracted with REI Wise, a leader in online financial analysis and marketing software for commercial real estate,

Analysis of H.R. 6, The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 

The Energy and Security Act of 2007 (H.R. 6) was signed into law on December 19th, 2007. The following analysis focuses on sections of the law that impact real estate owners, real estate managers, and commercial brokers. true47214717

2010 Capitol Hill Visit Day 

On May 5, 2010, CCIM Institute and IREM members joined together to directly lobby their federal legislators in the 8th annual Capitol Hill Visit Day. Members representing 40 states and the District of Columbia participated in over 230 visits to

CCIMREDEX and ePropertyData Partner to Enrich Commercial Information Exchanges 

MEDIA CONTACT Ashley Sloan CCIMREDEX (469) 232 2606 ashley@ccimredex.com CCIMREDEX AND EPROPERTYDATA PARTNER TO ENRICH COMMERCIAL INFORMATION EXCHANGES Chicago, IL (November 17, 2009) – CCIMREDEX, a commercial real estate technology benefit of the CCIM Institute, and ePropertyData, the commercial information

CCIM Elected 2011 President of RCA Miami 

Betty B. Gonzalez, CCIM, of the Keyes Co. in Miami recently was installed as president of the Realtors Commercial Alliance of Miami. Currently an assistant sales manager with the Keyes Co.’s commercial sales division, Gonzalez also is an active industry

Asset and Property Managers Top List of In-Demand Professionals 

Approximately 57 percent of commercial real estate companies plan to expand their workforce by 1 percent to 10 percent this year, according to Christenson Advisors’ 2011 Talent Management Survey. Nine percent of survey respondents expect to decrease their staff size

Capitol Hill Visit Update: Covered Bonds 

On June 22, 2011, the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee approved the Covered Bonds bill. The legislation intends to establish a regulatory framework for covered bonds, which are securities issued by banks and backed by pools of loans. Several

Capital Influx May Bolster U.S. Transactions in 2011 

DTZ estimates that $281 billion of new capital will be available for global real estate investment next year, up 22 percent from $229 billion it estimated was available at the end of 2009. This is expected to translate into higher

Commercial Building Asset Rating Program 

In August 2011, the Department of Energy issued a request for information (RFI) about developing a Commercial Building Asset Rating Program (AR Program). The AR Program would be voluntary. The purpose would be to evaluate the physical characteristics and as

Capitol Hill Visit Update: Energy Efficient Buildings 

Background In 2010, the buildings Americans live and work in used around 40 percent of the energy in the U.S. economy at a cost of over $400 billion, according to the U.S Department of Energy. In February 2011, President Obama

Capitol Hill Visit Update: Credit Unions 

Lending options arenecessary to boost the commercial real estate industry.Of the viable solutions, raising the lending cap for credit unions would support mortgage market liquidity.Currently, credit unions are restricted by a lending cap of 12.25 percent of total assets. By

CCIM Institute and American Real Estate Society Announce Strategic Partnership 

Contact Olivia Gellman Phone 312 321 4526 Fax 312 981 7885 430 N. Michigan Ave Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60611 CCIM Institute and American Real Estate Society Announce Strategic Partnership CCIM’s practical real estate education to complement ARES’ theoretical knowledge

Buy and Hold Becomes Mantra for Commercial Real Estate 

With More Capital Available, Prices are Rising, Says CCIM, RERC CHICAGO, IL (November 22, 2010)—With more capital available from select sources and increased demand for less volatile investments, institutional level commercial property prices are on an upward trend, according to

CCIM Institute Develops New Continuing Education Course 

Fifth Ward Center Workshop will Debut in April CHICAGO, IL (January 5, 2011)—The CCIM Institute’s Ward Center for Real Estate Studies has developed a new continuing education course entitled “Technology and Social Networking Tools for Today’s Real Estate Professional.” The

CCIM Designation Provides Advantages in Challenging Market 

CONTACT R. J. Sirois 312 321 4494rsirois@ccim.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CCIM DESIGNATION PROVIDES ADVANTAGES IN A CHALLENGING MARKET(CHICAGO) November 2009 —Despite the extremely challenging commercial real estate market, 624 real estate professionals in 2009 earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member

Timothy Scott Hatlestad 

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Tim Hatlestad, 2008 CCIM President and a long time RE MAX Broker Owner of RE MAX Achievers and president of RE MAX Commercial Investment in Scottsdale, Ariz. A memorial

Carried Interest Update 

Over the last several months, CCIM Institute legislative staff has been monitoring the progression of H.R. 4213, a bill originally known as the Tax Extenders Package. The legislation aimed to extend jobless benefits and Bush era tax credits, while at