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Global Promoter 

Given China's new real estate laws, the time is auspicious for Chinese commercial real estate investors to take CCIM courses," says Catherine Li, CCIM. Li is the President of Leiden Business Academy and shares her insights about international investing and the value of a CCIM education with Commercial Investment Real Estate Magazine.

Is Bigger Better? 

 

Lenders Move Full-Speed Ahead 

 

Political Contender 

In March of 2015, commercial real estate broker and  developer, Dolly Elizondo, CCIM, was running to become the first Latina from Texas to serve in the U.S.  Congress. Placing third in a six-way Democratic primary, she  narrowly missed the runoff by a mere 1,026 votes out of more than 50,000 cast.

As she continues her commercial real estate career and contemplates her political future, Elizondo appreciates the long path that brought her to where she is now.

Globe Trotter 

Ensuring the safety and security of U.S. embassies and ambassador residences globally are of prime concern to David Lauster, CCIM, CIPS, CRS, senior realty specialist for property acquisitions at the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations. “The laws in the U.S. generally do not ch

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.”

The Rainmaker 

On most days, you will find Yakhin Israel, CCIM, vice president and commercial real estate lender in Fifth Third Bank's Southeast region, calling upon fellow CCIMs in preparations for his travels to towns and cities all over the southeastern U.S. “Nowhere else except CCIM have I found so many people will

CCIMs' Biggest Deals of 2016 

Commercial real estate brokers can capitalize on a growing market by understanding its unique needs and challenges. Startups aren't exactly synonymous with big money for commercial real estate brokers. New businesses are often looking for small spaces and short-term deals. However, brokers would be wise to gi

CRE CrossFit 
Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine looks at new technology for CRE professionals.
Medical Enabler 

Having a reputation for stabilizing value-add  medical office properties and finding dynamic  new developments for her clients, Trisha Talbot,  CCIM, is a respected leader in the Arizona healthcare brokerage community and sees many changes ahead for the medical office sector.

Talbot foresees much activity for the medical sector in the near future. She talked to Commercial Investment Real Estate about her experiences.