Prepare for Success 

Crane discusses the industry and her goals for CCIM Institute in the coming year, including the biggest CRE challenges and market opportunities.

Opportunity Knocks 

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created the federal opportunity zone incentive, which provides tax benefits to those who invest in qualified opportunity zones -- low-income Census tracts nominated by each state.

Amazon's Real Winners 

CCIM Institute Chief Economist K.C. Conway shares lessons learned from Amazon’s site-selection process and the potential long-term effects on the industry and the cities who participated in the HQ2 search.

Market Trends 

Top 10 markets with the best real estate prospects | The growth of global construction technology | Top five industrial occupiers | New luxury rentals on the rise | What's on the horizon for retail centers | Office absorption high in tech center cities

International Beat 

Europe's 100M-euro big deal | Global markets to watch | India's office market shows gains | APAC medical centers looking healthy | Land transactions strong in Canada

Combatting Workforce Shrinkage 

The talent pool for commercial real estate professionals is shrinking. How can the industry curb the tide and bring in more professionals, more diversity, and more young people into the CRE workforce?

Yield Ahead 

While the U.S. economy picked up steam in 2018 thanks to strong confidence from both consumers and businesses, commercial real estate professionals may need to brace for some speed bumps ahead in 2019.

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.

Boutique Investment 

Boutique investment funds need to leverage collective brainstorming, expertise, and tenacity of people to give life and leverage to data and delivers deals.

A Look Ahead 

2018 year in review -- A new CEO to lead the institute, the Commercial Real Estate Insights series featuring CCIM chief economist KC Conway, and more.

CCIM Deal Makers 

Check out the biggest CCIM deals and deal makers in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.

Incenting Development 

Use of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program continues to encourage developers to provide quality affordable housing that targets the needs of the state.

Legislative Agenda Brings Opportunity 

Last year brought several favorable legislative changes for commercial real estate that will carry into 2019, yet there is still cause for concern.

Urban Satellites Rising 

Urban satellites have experienced substantial working-age population growth and new apartment construction over the past six years, indicating that many Americans are choosing to stay in the orbit of large, successful cities such as New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco.

Office Automation 

Buy-in is the most critical component to automating back-office operations. To ensure a smooth transition, staff must be convinced of the positive attributes for converting from a system they have known and become comfortable with to another with more benefits.

Teaching an Old Box New Tricks 

Vacant big-box stores offer communities the opportunity to reimagine and repurpose empty space - called adaptive reuse - to fill needs that are going unmet or to create a more dynamic presence in the existing environment

Regional Outlook 

Fort Lauderdale's $108.5M big deal | Second-tier markets showing the strongest growth | Multifamily booming in Hartford, Conn. | Top emerging markets in the Midwest | Cross-border investment strongest in western U.S. | Top tech cities in the country