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Breaking Down Barriers 

Q&A with Helen Chong, CCIM In real estate, the distinction between commercial and residential can be a wall that's not easily traversed - many feel you're either on one side or the other. But those who operate in the “commercia-dential” space strive to excel in both arenas. Commercia-dential re

Innovation with an Eye on Capital 

Capital appetite for disruptive technology is reshaping every commercial market, from industrial to retail. Whatever the next big thing in technology will be, it always promises to change life in the blink of an eye. But rarely do such transformations happen instantaneously. Flying cars might be the stuf

Natural Disasters, Human Response 

The frequency of and costs related to natural disasters — including wildfires, hurricanes, tornados, and droughts — are increasing at an alarming rate in recent years. Housing, retail and office space, warehouse facilities — all of these contribute to a coordinated response and rebuilding effort.

Breaking Down Barriers 

Q&A with Helen Chong, CCIM In real estate, the distinction between commercial and residential can be a wall that's not easily traversed - many feel you're either on one side or the other. But those who operate in the “commercia-dential” space strive to excel in both arenas. Commercia-dential re

Understanding Quantitative Analysis 

When it comes to analyzing lease proposals for office space, an effective, comprehensive lease analysis is required to know what makes for a better deal.

Innovation with an Eye on Capital 

Capital appetite for disruptive technology is reshaping every commercial market, from industrial to retail. Whatever the next big thing in technology will be, it always promises to change life in the blink of an eye. But rarely do such transformations happen instantaneously. Flying cars might be the stuf

Navigating Instability 

Chris Lo, director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, shares how to be prepare for the unexpected in the global economy.

Driven to Improve 

Robert Thornburgh, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, the immediate past president of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, discusses e-commerce’s impact on commercial real estate.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Meetu Bhatnagar 

CCIM Candidate Meetu Bhatnagar spoke with Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine to discuss her journey toward earning the CCIM designation.

A Mature Market 

Beth Mace, chief economist with the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, discusses challenges and opportunities in housing for seniors.

The Station's Agent 
One CRE professional leveraged demographic data on Site To Do Business to prove the feasibility of a major restaurant chain’s plans to expand.
Preparing for the Real World 

2021 CCIM Institute President Timothy S. Blair, CCIM, discusses his big plans for the year ahead.

CCIMs’ Biggest Deals of 2020 

In a topsy-turvy year, these deal-makers share keys to polishing off the largest transactions of 2020.

Deep-Rooted Demand 

Doug Phillips, partner and REALTOR® with Schuil & Associates Real Estate, a firm that specializes in the agricultural land sector, talks about how the agriculture real estate market remained relatively steady amid 2020’s chaos.

The View from Abroad 

Maggie Coleman, managing partner with BFIN, where she leads the Private Capital Authority real estate platform, discusses how the U.S. economy, battered by COVID-19, is still the gold standard when it comes to stability — something that is important to foreign capital in need of safe harbor.

Seeing Green 

Adoption of wind and solar energy in commercial real estate is booming, but renewables still have a long road ahead.

Loan Relief and Commercial Real Estate’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic 

What can lenders do to survive the next two, six, or 12 months? CCIM Institute spoke with two executives from national lending firms to understand how landlords — and to a lesser degree, tenants — can best prepare for possibly negotiating rent or mortgage relief.

Consulting Those in the Know 

One prominent commercial real estate veteran aims to leverage Site To Do Business and other analytical tools to help the small investor make big gains.

The Coronavirus and CRE with CCIM Institute Chief Economist K.C. Conway 

In this adapted excerpt of a special episode of the Commercial Investment Real Estate podcast series, CCIM Institute Chief Economist K.C. Conway discusses the pandemic, how CRE practitioners can weather the storm, and how to future-proof new investments. 

The Value of Location Data 

Technology can make the world seem like a smaller place but, in real estate, location still reigns supreme. The analysis and application of data are hot topics across business sectors. It's an understatement to say Jack Dangermond was ahead of the field in understanding the importance and potential of dat

Adapt or Die 

Four tech experts weigh in on innovation and its impact on all sectors of commercial real estate. Amazon isn't just an online book retailer, just as IBM was never solely about keyboards and microchips. These companies leveraged innovation to become global giants that changed everyday life for billions. W

Mixing It Up: Considerations for a Retail-Residential Development 

Looking at one hypothetical project can highlight the opportunities and challenges associated with mixed-use developments. Mixed-use developments, by definition, include competing and often mutually exclusive interests. A developer wants to attract customers to the corner bistro, but those in the rental prop

CCIMs’ Biggest Deals of 2019 

Industry-leading deal-makers discuss the keys to executing the largest transactions of the year.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Kaveh Albekord 

CCIM Candidate Kaveh Albekord spoke with Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine about his experience in a family-owned firm.

CCIM Candidate Spotlight: Michael Salik 

CCIM Candidate Michael Salik speaks with Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine about his path that led him from the U.S. Navy to a successful career in commercial real estate.