January/February 2013 Online Deal Makers 

IndustrialKenneth A. Shebib, CCIM, of Colliers International in Edmonton, Alberta, negotiated the more than $2.6 million sale of a 5,217 sf industrial property in Fort McMurray, Alberta from Kuusamo Developments to Metalcare. Shebib also negotiated the more than $2.5 million

Advocating for Commercial Realtors 

Jim Helsel, CCIM, SIOR, CPM, a commercial Realtor from Camp Hill, Pa., wants CCIMs to understand why the Realtors Political Action Committee and the Realtor Party matter to their businesses. “While CCIMs are earning a living in today’s challenging commercial

CCIM Connections 

Economic DriverAs the newly elected 100th president of the Michigan Association of Realtors, Bill Milliken, CCIM, CIPS, president of Milliken Realty Co., in Ann Arbor, intends to engage the state’s Realtor community “to broaden its horizons and reach out for

Deal Makers 

The Biggest Deal Clint L. Sherwood, CCIM, and Craig D. Timmins, CCIM, of Investment Properties Corp. in Naples, Fla., represented FTC Naples in the more than $49.9 million sale of a 161,000 sf office property in Naples to an undisclosed

Winning at CCIM Live! 

In October 2012, commercial real estate professionals descended upon the Paris Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for the annual CCIM Live conference. In her opening presentation Mayor Carolyn Goodman described the city as “the place to be.” For those

Real Estate Gifting Realized: Outright Donations and Bequests 

This second article in a series on real estate gifting issues covers outright donations, various requirements for a donation to be tax deductible, and bequests. Commercial real estate professionals and their clients should consider all options when discussing the charitable

Will Recovery Spark New Hiring? 

Commercial real estate professionals have done their best to ride out the economic storm and the deep real estate recession. The focus for many professionals has simply been staying afloat, as opposed to moving careers forward. However, that tide may