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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.”

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

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

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 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

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. 

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.”

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 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

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

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 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

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

New CCIM Designee Is the Familiar Face of STDB 

In the eyes of many CCIM members and Designees, Carol Campbell is the face of Site To Do Business or STDB.com. For the past 12 years, she has developed technology and taught classes to best serve the needs of CCIM members across the country. 

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

Barbara M. Crane, CCIM, To Serve as 2017 CCIM Institute First Vice President 

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

New CCIM Designee Simultaneously Receives SIOR 

Posted on June 14, 2016 It is rare for a CRE professional to obtain two designations simultaneously, but that is exactly what Todd Spencer, CCIM, SIOR, accomplished when he was awarded both his CCIM and SIOR designations within days of each other. Spencer becomes one of only

CCIM Institute and VA Unite on New CCIM Vets in Real Estate Program 

Posted on May 20, 2016 CCIM Institute's legislative initiatives such as Internal Revenue Code 1031 like-kind exchange were the main focus at the annual Capitol Hill Visit, held during National Association of Realtor Legislative & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., May 9-14

Three CCIMs Honored as 2016 Women of Influence 

Posted on Sept. 1, 2016 Real Estate Forum magazine selects three CCIM Designees as high-level influencers. CCIM Institute congratulates Sandy Benak, CCIM, Debbie Hester, CCIM, and Suman Gera, CCIM, on their selection as three of 50 Women of Influence by ALM Media's Real

E-commerce Bolsters Industrial Distribution and Warehouse Sales 

Posted on June 28, 2016 The rise of online sales coupled with new retail models will increase warehouse demand. As larger U.S. retailers continue to close underperforming stores with more customers choosing to shop online from their own homes, big-box store vacancies have

CCIM Mother Pins Daughter 

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

U.S. Veterans Utilize New CCIM Vets in Real Estate Initiative 

Posted on June 14, 2016 Matthew Mellott and Matthew Kirchoff are two of the newest U.S. veterans to take advantage of the CCIM Vets in Real Estate program. CCIM Institute, in a partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, offers vets the opportunity to fund their

Robin Webb, CCIM, Inaugurated as 2017 CCIM Institute President 

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

CCIM Members Prominent at ICSC Chicago 

As the Midwest's destination convention for the shopping center industry, ICSC Chicago Deal Making, Oct. 19-20, attracted more than 320 retail specialists and 162 exhibitors to Chicago. CCIM members nationwide who specialize in retail attended this year's conference in which n

David P. Wilson, CCIM, To Serve as 2017 CCIM Institute President-Elect 

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