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Ahead of the Curve 

 

Level Playing Field 

Since the very begginning, CCIM Institute has explored technology that can help professionals both in the classroom and in their businesses. Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine explores the 50 years of tech trends members have seen.

Negotiating Difficult Deals 

For advisers to less experienced investors, the commercial real estate transaction remains all too human. It’s their job to navigate through the emotions, the competing interests, and the miscommunication to get to that closing.

Lenders Move Full-Speed Ahead 

 

Slow Fuse 
Many sports analogies are being thrown out to describe how close the U.S. commercial real estate market is to its cyclical peak. Regardless of whether fans are keeping score based on quarters, innings, or overtime, time is still left on the clock.
Is Bigger Better? 

 

Student Housing 

Student housing continues to provide bigger returns than multifamily properties for investors.

Covering More Bases 

These two decades marked a time of growth for the Institute. Computers were introduced to courses in 1980, and the first female president took office in 1996.

Business Aviation 

Private aviation can help real estate professionals use time more efficiently while building relationships and close deals outside of their local markets.

Deal Makers 
CIRE magazine (September/October 2017): The biggest CCIM deals in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.
Deal Makers 

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

Industrial Rides High 

Industrial is outperforming other property types for vacancies and rent growth, and the latest forecast from ULI remains positive.

Lending Outside the Box 
Evan Gentry is founder and CEO of Money360, a commercial real estate marketplace lending platform. His background in banking, mortgage technology, and startups propelled its launch.
Core Investor 

“Currently, there are 1.3 million new households and 2.3 million new jobs being created each year, suggesting strong demand for commercial space,” says David Gilbert, president and chief investment partner for Clarion Partners. “After the energy industry downturn over the past two years, U.S. corporate profits have fully recovered and are on track to grow by 11 percent over the next 12 months, thanks to new government initiatives.”

Deal Makers 

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

Wind Resistant 

Environmentalism is so deeply embedded into the U.S. culture - including its business culture - that even a radical change in U.S. presidential administrations won't set it off course. Some good business practice that commercial real estate professionals have adopted are susceptible to the political winds.

Strength at the Grassroots 

CCIM Institute is an international organization aimed to train individuals in commercial and investment real estate. But without its 54 chapters around the world, CCIM could not have made the impact it had on commercial real estate education and networking over the last 50 years.

Glimmers of Hope 

Brick-and-mortar retail stores are facing challenges, but is it really as bad as it seems? Last year was the biggest year of closures for major chains since coming out of the recession, but retail sales grew overall. What changes are coming to retail sector for commercial real estate professionals?

The Wild, Wild West 

The year is coming to a close. Now is the time to consider charitable donations for today and tomorrow.

Individuals may think about what charities have made a difference in their lives. Or ask themselves what legacy they want to create. Now Alfred Nobel is not remembered as a cannon manufacturer but for funding the prestigious Nobel Prizes.

Deal Makers 

 

Convergence of Excellence 

How CCIMs shaped the industry during revolutionary changes in the late 1960s and 1970s. Five decades ago, the commercial real estate industry was poised at the transition of private ownership and wildcatter developers to become a global, public, professionalized industry with increasingly complex ownership a

Independents’ Power 

 

Economic Resilience 

If there is one word that sums up the state of the U.S. economy these days, it's resilient. The prolonged economic growth cycle hasn't been terribly exciting or robust, and at times, progress has been downright choppy. But it has proven to have staying power, and economists are anticipating that the current economic cycle could turn out to be a record-breaker.

Deal Makers 

 

Legislative Outlook 2018