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Moscow Pioneers 

In 1991, if commercial real estate professionals had to choose a country where the CCIM Institute would hold its first international classes, the Soviet Union might not have been their first pick.

Space Explorations 

In Seattle, they’re called SEDUs — small efficiency dwelling units. In Boston, they’re known as innovation units. Chicago has a group of them called Flats. But while there’s variety in what developers call tiny apartments, there’s no question that microunit apartments are big news. 

Serving Clients A to Z 

 

Global Opportunities 

 

From A to Z - When Considering E 

The disruptive shift to an e-commerce-fueled economy has created seemingly endless opportunity in industrial real estate. Companies across the board have a voracious appetite for warehouse, distribution, and fulfillment space, even as supply chain alterations and logistics infrastructures play larger roles in site selection.

Transit Guru 

Richard Slaton, CCIM, director of real estate for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), talks about the intersect of public transit and real estate.

All in the Family 

CCIMs learn from the most valuable mentors of all — their parents. Jeff Lyon, CCIM, remembers dinner table conversations when he was growing up. “My father was always talking about real estate,” he says. “He was so involved in the Institute over the years, so I always knew that that was my interest as well.”

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.
Career Chameleon 

 

Family Ties 

It's even better if that someone shares your home, as married CCIMs can tell you. For example, Allen is married to Ryan Lorey, CCIM; they met while both were studying for their designation.

Smoother Transition 

 

Commercial Real Estate Outreach 

One solution to the pending workforce shortage in commercial real estate is education -- and the earlier, the better, says Collete English Dixon.

Changes in Store 

The key to success for real estate professionals will be understanding changing elements tied to physical stores, from lease terms to sales metrics to build-out options. It will also require the ability to understand technology and, most importantly, the changing preferences of American shoppers.

Work in Progress 
Market challenges limit the supply of workforce housing, but zoning, construction, innovation, and changing preferences could provide much-needed boosts.
Global Guru 

 

Room to Grow 

Riding a decade of growth in occupancy and revenue, the hospitality sector remains attractive to investors, despite warning signs. But exciting growth numbers are tempered with a matching underlying concern: How long can this last? And what challenges might be ahead?

L.A. Confidential 

 

Common Ground 

 Plenty of unknowns occur in any international commercial real estate transaction. Differences in language, laws, and business practices can complicate any deal that crosses global borders, so anything that provides a common ground can make the deal go more smoothly.

 

Economic Futurist 

CCIM Connections As CCIM Institute's chief economist, K.C. Conway spends a lot of time looking at the future. CCIMs need to do that too, he says, and he recently discussed several areas where real estate professionals can be better prepared for market and technological change. Analytical skills: “We're p

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