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