- The Wild, Wild West
The year is coming to a close. Now is the time to consider charitable donations for today and tomorrow.
Individuals may think about what charities have made a difference in
their lives. Or ask themselves what legacy they want to create. Now
Alfred Nobel is not remembered as a cannon manufacturer but for funding
the prestigious Nobel Prizes.
- Level Playing Field
Since the very begginning, CCIM Institute has explored technology that can help professionals both in the classroom and in their businesses. Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine explores the 50 years of tech trends members have seen.
- Student Housing
Student housing continues to provide bigger returns than multifamily properties for investors.
- Experienced & Young, Inc.
Baby boomers and millennials join forces for improved client satisfaction.
Can two generations bridge the gap of different styles, skills, and experience? While attention has focused on the millennials becoming the largest working cohort, overtaking baby boomers, this generational shift is gathering
- Ahead of the Curve
- Student Housing
As off-campus housing changes communities, asset-rich investors vie for the best properties.
International and affluent students are pushing the envelope on amenity-rich housing on college campuses, helping to transform communities across the U.S. and Canada. While the funding for leasing students' one bedroo
- Small-Market Survival
Big-ticket transactions are tougher to find in small commercial real estate markets. As a result, it can be more difficult for CCIM candidate members to reach the portfolio submission requirements to earn the CCIM designation.
However, many CCIM designees have prevailed despite
- Covering More Bases
These two decades marked a time of growth for the Institute. Computers were introduced to courses in 1980, and the first female president took office in 1996.
- International Force
In 12 years, Yong Nam Kim, CCIM, has developed a vibrant, thriving commercial real estate business in South Korea, providing full commercial real estate services to clients nationally and internationally. Currently, Kim is the president of the South Korea CCIM Chapter, as well as a real estate columnist for
- Get Smart
- Independents’ Power
- Truly, Madly, Deeply Mobile
- Raising the Bar
Hired by the New Mexico Real Estate Commission, Todd Clarke, CCIM, developed a continuing education curriculum to better train and equip real estate professionals. The new program launched in 2017.
- Strength at the Grassroots
CCIM Institute is an international organization aimed to train individuals in commercial and investment real estate. But without its 54 chapters around the world, CCIM could not have made the impact it had on commercial real estate education and networking over the last 50 years.
- Celebrating 50 Years
Founding CCIM Institute members advanced the commercial real estate industry.
To celebrate the 50 years of CCIM Institute, Commercial Investment Real Estate will showcase prominent CCIMs who moved the entire commercial real estate profession forward. All six issues of CIRE published in 2017 will share storie
- Fire Up Your Business
Foreign Capital Buys Offices In 2014, foreign capital was particularly focused on office assets, purchasing $17 billion of U.S. office properties, according to CBRE. That amount represents 45 percent of last year’s foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate. More
- Gold Rush
As self-storage has evolved into a highly profitable investment, multiple buyers hunt for the best properties.
Begun as a niche of multifamily, self-storage has developed its own identity as a highly profitable investment. While many mom-and-pop businesses still operate in the self-storage arena, real estat
- Master Collaborator
Straddling the worlds of commercial real estate and law is not always easy. However, Roman Petra, Esq., CCIM, CRE, takes it in stride.
“As an attorney, I was trained to work alone. Business is the opposite. Through CCIM, I have learned to collaborate with other people in a more holistic approach
- Double-Sided Coin
For years, the Chicago Housing Authority was the poster child for
development gone wrong. Cabrini Green, for example, became a breeding
ground for crime and was far more dangerous than the housing it
replaced. On the bright side, Austin, Texas, shows how good development
planning enhances a city's prosperity enticing more companies and
- Technology Free Fall
Editor’s note This article, which originally appeared in Commercial Investment Real Estate, July August 1996, is one of the most popular articles downloaded from the CIRE archive. Here is a condensed version of the original article. Make better occupancy decisions
- Exchanging Properties
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
- Legislative Outlook 2018
- Conquering Challenges
- CCIMs’ Big-League Deals
CCIM designees completed an outstanding year in 2017, with plenty of big deals in office, multifamily, industrial, and retail. In fact, office aced multifamily for the top spot, while retail topped industrial for deal volume. Several of those CCIMs who closed the biggest deals discuss the secrets of managing huge transactions and what the future holds for next year's deal-making.
- Developing Knowledge