Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Brian Whitmer, CCIM, of Cushman & Wakefield in East Rutherford, N.J., and four partners negotiated the $82.3 million sale of a 263,000-sf office tower from Spear Street Capital to Cali Realty Corp.  Multifamily Big Deal Frank Rodriguez Melo , CCIM, of Melo Real Estate

Merger Maestro 

Joe Stettinius has spearheaded a series of high-profile mergers in the last few years, culminating in the 2015 marriage with DTZ and Cushman & Wakefield. He is helping to transform and reshape the commercial real estate industry.  “It has been a really exciting journey so far. Those b

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Edward Hanley , CCIM, of Hanley Investment Group in Corona Del Mar, Calif., and a partner negotiated the $72.5 million sale of the 187,035-sf Stevenson Ranch Plaza shopping center in Santa Clarita, Calif., from a local investor to InvenTrust Properties Corp. Office Big Deal S

Standardizing Deals 

As most brokers can attest, the average commercial real estate deal is anything but average. Once a potential buyer is engaged, a deal might take several months to more than a year to formally close, and that's hardly accounting for a major setback or re-trade. It's a process that has yet to be meaningfull

Celebrating 50 Years 

Founding CCIM Institute members advanced the commercial real estate industry. To celebrate the 50 years of CCIM Institute, Commercial Investment Real Estate will showcase prominent CCIMs who moved the entire commercial real estate profession forward. All six issues of CIRE published in 2017 will share storie

Acquisition Master 

Acquisitions begin with the bricks and mortar for G. Joseph Cosenza, vice chairman of the Inland Real Estate Group in Oak Brook, Ill. If the bricks and mortar do not pass his well-defined standards, he looks no further. “If you're a true real estate person, it's the actual property structure that you

Deal Makers 

CIRE magazine (Jan/Feb 2017): The biggest CCIM deals in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.

Tech Guru 

“Transparency increases the accountability of commercial real estate professionals to their clients,” says CEO and co-founder of CompStak Michael Mandel. And in the future, being accountable is going to make the difference between those who succeed and those who don't.  A former Grubb & Ellis brok

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Brian Whitmer , CCIM, of Cushman & Wakefield in East Rutherford, N.J., and five partners negotiated the $299 million sale of two office buildings totaling 858,000 sf in Jersey City, N.J., from Gramercy Property Trust to Spear Street Capital. Financing Big Deal Leonard

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Trisha Talbot , CCIM, of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in Phoenix and Todd M. Perman , CCIM, of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in Atlanta and two partners represented Integrated Medical Services in the more than $140.8 million sale of a medical office portfolio totaling 406,894 sf in the Phoen