January/February Online Deal Makers 

Multifamily Reid A. Bennett, CCIM, of Sperry Van Ness in Chicago negotiated the more than $2.8 million sale of a 118 unit student housing multifamily property in South Bend, Ind., from 424 Francis LLC to Eddy Street Townhomes. Harlan E.

Real Estate Gifting Realized: Donors, Charitable Organizations, Education, and Chapter Involvement 

This eighth article in the series on real estate gifting covers information on donors, charitable organizations, and resources for further education for CCIMs and others interested in the charitable donation process. Commercial real estate professionals and their clients should consider

Return on Investment 

When it comes to realizing return on investment, Coldwell Banker Commercial has found that an investment in the CCIM Institute education program yields immeasurable returns for its new brokers and agents. “Investing in your mind is one of the most

Focus on Education 

As reported in the 4Q13 CCIM Institute Quarterly Market Trends, CCIMs around the country are experiencing positive economic and transactional momentum in their markets. One of my top goals as 2014 president is to further equip industry professionals for the

10 Business-Building Tips From CCIM Live! 

The smell of hot coffee and fresh cut business cards greeted CCIM Live attendees as they made their way into the Denver Sheraton’s South Convention Lobby on the first morning of CCIM’s 2013 annual conference. The first of two networking

Lending Decisions 

During the past three decades, community banks have substantially increased their presence in commercial real estate lending, according to a 2012 FDIC Community Banking Study. Between 1984 and 2011, commercial real estate lending doubled from 13.2 percent of community banks’

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Dean Saunders, CCIM, of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate in Lakeland, Fla., and a partner represented AgReserves in the $565 million purchase of 382,834 acres of timberland in the Florida Panhandle from the St. Joe Co.