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CCIM Members Broaden Their Exposure at 2017 ICSC RECon 

CCIM members broadened their exposure and prestige with nationally based prospective clients by reserving tables in the 2,400-square foot CCIM Institute exhibit booth at ICSC RECon 2017, May 21-24, in Las Vegas.  “Using the resources of CCIM Institute at ICSC ReCon to reinf

CCIMs Prominent in 2017 NAR National Commercial Awards 

CCIM Institute congratulates the 18 CCIM designees on their selection as 2017 National Commercial Award winners presented by the National Association of REALTORS® for excellence commercial real estate: Frank Amodio, CCIM; Adrian Arriaga, CCIM; Tim Blair, CCIM; Robert Brissie Jr., CCIM; Barbara Davis-Hassan, CCIM; David Denton, CCIM; Louise Frazier, CCIM; Edward Gallacher, CCIM; James Creswell Gardner III, CCIM; Lynn Harris, CCIM; Jeff Hoffman, CCIM; James Lyons, CCIM; Brent Miller, CCIM; Alex Ruggieri, CCIM; Carl Russell, CCIM; Jose Serrano, CCIM; Jim Smith, CCIM; Steven Zacher, CCIM. 

CCIM Institute Announces 2018 Leadership Team 

Posted on Oct. 24, 2017 CCIM Institute, one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world with chapters in more than 30 global markets, announced its 2018 leadership team at the organization's global conference in Toronto, Oct. 14-18. CCIM Institute confers

CCIM Leaders Focus on Membership and Collaboration 

Enhancing membership, increasing collaboration with partner organizations, and nurturing global relationships dominated the agendas of the CCIM Institute Board of Directors and governing committees during the organization's Annual Governance Meetings, Oct. 14-18, at the Westin

Kiernan Conway Named CCIM Institute Chief Economist 

Posted on Oct. 10, 2017

CCIM Institute announced it has named Kiernan “KC” Conway, MAI, CRE, as its chief economist. Conway is the director of research and corporate engagement at the Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) housed within the University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce. 

“KC Conway is a widely respected economist with extensive experience in commercial real estate investment,” says 2017 CCIM Institute President Robin L. Webb, CCIM. “His decades of research and expertise in the global capital markets, underwriting, analysis, and the regulatory environment is a welcome addition to the knowledge base of CCIM Institute, its instructors, and its members.”

CCIM Institute Honors Thomas Nordstrom, CCIM, with Susan J. Groeneveld, CCIM, Visionary Award 

Posted on Oct. 24, 2017 CCIM Institute honored Thomas Nordstrom, CCIM, of Venice, Fla., with the Susan J. Groeneveld, CCIM, Visionary Award during the organization's Annual Governance Meetings in Toronto, Oct. 14-18. Multiple CCIM leaders lauded Nordstrom for his vision, dedi

Three CCIMs Honored with 2017 Women in Real Estate Awards 

CCIM Institute congratulates Sandy Benak, CCIM, Barbara M. Crane, CCIM, and Soozi Jones Walker, CCIM, on their selection as three of 40 Women in Real Estate award winners by Connect Media. They were selected from a pool of more than 450 nominations for their talent, drive, and fresh ideas. Ten honorees were selected from California, Texas, and New York, with ten additional national winners outside of those states.

“There was a time when there were very few women in the industry,” says Crane. “But women are now helping to shape the future of commercial real estate.”

166 Commercial Real Estate Pros Earn the Prestigious CCIM Designation 

Posted on Oct. 24, 2017

CCIM's newest 166 designees were honored by CCIM Institute and their local chapter members during a pinning ceremony and cocktail reception on Oct. 17 during CCIM Institute's Annual Governance Meetings at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. The new CCIMs hail from 39 states, the U.S. commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and Canada, with the highest concentration in Texas, Florida, and California, and have varying years of experience and work in all aspects of the commercial real estate profession.  

“Earning the CCIM designation occurs only after a long and arduous journey which does not end with the pinning,” says 2017 CCIM Institute President Robin L. Webb, CCIM. “It is the beginning of a new and expanded career journey for our new designees which will change their professional lives forever.”

CCIM Makes its Voice Heard on Capitol Hill 

More than 80 CCIM members from across the U.S. participated in the annual Capitol Hill Visit, held during National Association of Realtors Legislative & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., May 14-19. CCIM Institute's legislative initiatives such as Internal Revenue Code 1031 l

Aging Population Fuels Steady Demand in Senior Housing Market 

Posted on July 30, 2016 As baby boomers start to age, the need-based facility market holds steady. With an excess of institutional and public capital at the start of 2016, the senior housing market began the year with a slight pause but has now steadied and is poised for l

Southern Nevada CCIM Chapter Members Are Fit to Print 

Magazine insert highlights innovative chapter marketing.   Branding CCIM and its chapter through a 32-page popular, local magazine insert is one of the primary marketing strategies for the Southern Nevada CCIM Chapter.  This annual CCIM Chapter insert in the Ne

The CCIM Foundation Now Offers 109 Fully Funded Scholarships 

The CCIM Foundation continues its tradition of granting scholarships to deserving students and real estate professionals with its newest scholarships: Utah CCIM Chapter - Joseph Florence CCIM Scholarship; Nimkoff Family CCIM Scholarship; D. Jeffrey Lenn, Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship; and Ohio CCIM Chapter - Shadd J. Phipps, CCIM Scholarship. With the newest scholarships, the CCIM Foundation now has 109 fully funded scholarships.

“These newest named endowed scholarships are a clear indication of our members' continued commitment to commercial real estate education,” says CCIM Institute President Robin L. Webb, CCIM. “It is exciting for the CCIM Foundation to have even more opportunities to provide funds to assist CCIM candidates.”

201 Commercial Real Estate Pros Earn the Prestigious CCIM Designation 

CCIM's newest 201 designees were honored by CCIM Institute and their local chapter members during a pinning ceremony and cocktail reception on Oct. 26 during CCIM Institute's Annual Governance Meetings at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Atlanta. The new CCIMs hail from 37 states, w

CCIM Leaders Focus on Education, Designation, and Growing Globally 

Posted on Nov 7, 2016 Enhancing education programs, increasing CCIM designation promotion, and growing globally dominated the agendas of the CCIM Institute Board of Directors and governing committees during the organization's Annual Governance Meetings, Oct. 24-28, at the Gra

Recovery Efforts Continue for CCIMs Affected by Louisiana Flooding 

CCIM's newest 201 designees were honored by CCIM Institute and their local chapter members during a pinning ceremony and cocktail reception on Oct. 26 during CCIM Institute's Annual Governance Meetings at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Atlanta. The new CCIMs hail from 37 states, w

CCIM Institute Announces 2017 Leadership Team 

CCIM Institute, one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world with chapters in more than 30 global markets, announced its 2017 leadership team at the organization's annual conference in Atlanta, Oct. 24-28. CCIM Institute confers the Certified Commercial Inve

Brexit Spurs International Interest in U.S. Commercial Real Estate 

 

Posted on July 11, 2016 | As the fallout from Brexit continues to stir market volatility, many international investors are seeking the security and economic stability of the U.S. commercial real estate market. Coupled with low interest rates for loans, brokers who belong to CCIM Institute, one of the largest international networks of commercial real estate professionals, are seeing an increase in global activity in commercial real estate investments from primary gateway cities to tertiary markets.

CCIM Presidential Panel Is a First for Chapter Officer Training 

Posted on Aug 23, 2016 Highlighting this year's annual CCIM Institute Chapter Officer Training session at Swissôtel Chicago in Chicago was a leadership panel featuring current and future CCIM Institute presidents and hopefuls. About 175 CCIM chapter officers and administrator

Married Couple Earn CCIM Designation at the Same Time 

Two of the new CCIM designees not only have matching pins but also wedding bands. The young couple, Caitlin Mazaheri, CCIM, industrial and logistics associate with CBRE, and Phillip Mazaheri, CCIM, retail investment sales adviser with Price Edwards and Company, both hail from

Two CCIMs Inducted into RPAC Hall of Fame 

National Association of Realtors honors two CCIMs at Midyear Meetings in Washington, D.C. Two CCIM designees were inducted into the 2015 Realtors Political Action Committee Hall of Fame at the May 10 ceremony during the National Association of Realtors' Midyear Meetings in

164 Commercial Real Estate Pros Earn the Prestigious CCIM Designation 

CCIM Institute's newest 164 designees were honored by CCIM Institute and their local chapter members during a pinning ceremony on April 11 during CCIM Institute's Midyear Governance Meetings at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa, Fla. The new CCIMs have varying years of experience and work in all aspects of the commercial real estate profession. They hail from 37 states and Canada.  

The CCIM designation is considered the most rigorous commercial real estate professional designation to obtain due to extensive coursework, a peer-reviewed commercial portfolio, and a final comprehensive exam lasting six hours. Five years is average time to complete the CCIM designation requirements. 

Nine Chapters Earn CCIM Institute’s 2017 President’s Cup Award 
The CCIM Institute recognized nine local CCIM chapters for excellence at its 2018 Midyear Governance Meetings in Tampa, Fla., held April 812. The annual CCIM President's Cup awards program took place on April 10, honoring CCIM chapters that have demonstrated the highest degree of skill, ingenuity, and innovation in promoting the CCIM Institute brand at the local and regional levels. 
CCIM Chapter Uses CCIM Matching Grant to Host Event at NYSE 

The New York Stock Exchange is the world's largest exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies. By using CCIM Institute's Designation Promotion Matching Grant Program, it was also the setting for one of the most attended breakfast and discussion events, April 14,

Commercial Investment Real Estate Magazine Wins 2016 TABBIE Award 

Posted on July 21, 2016 CCIM wins Tabbie award for article featuring millennials in commercial real estate CCIM Institute has won a Tabbie award for an in-depth feature article about millennials in commercial real estate published in the July/August 2015 issue of Commerci

CCIM Leaders Focus on Education and Member Benefits at the Midyear Meetings 

Continued improvements in educational offerings, new technology benefits, and increased marketing resources for members and chapters dominated the agendas of the CCIM Institute Board of Directors and governing committees during CCIM Institute's Midyear Governance Meetings held April 8-12 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa, Fla.  

“Because of the excellent chair/vice chair training conducted in Scottsdale in Feb., the Tampa meetings ran very smoothly,” says 2018 CCIM Institute President David P. Wilson, CCIM. “Committee members came prepped and prepared, making the meetings efficient and effective.”