Deal Makers 
CIRE magazine (September/October 2017): The biggest CCIM deals in retail, office, multifamily, financing, hospitality, industrial, and land.
Market Trends 
What are the top 10 cities to start a business? | Skilled labor needed to boost manufacturing. | Projected shortage in 2026 for senior housing equilibrium.
Business Aviation 

Private aviation can help real estate professionals use time more efficiently while building relationships and close deals outside of their local markets.

Late-Stage Cycle 

While core market pricing has held steady since 2015, a softening in secondary markets has occurred in the last 18 months. This slump may preview what will happen in all markets.

Peace 2.0 

A Party Wall Agreement provides clarification about the ownership and maintenance obligations for the shared wall to prevent and avoid disputes.

Rising Tide 

The Fed’s latest rate hike in June 2017 was its third since December 2016, with the goal being to raise the Federal funds rate to 3 percent by 2019.

Moving Global 

President's Desk: The CCIM Global Conference Oct. 15-16 in Toronto will bring a global perspective. Keynote addresses from Steve Forbes and Kenneth Gronbach.

Powerful Tools 
Gary Ralson, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, walks through an example of how to use free reports to research a market for commercial real estate
Game Changer 
Tech-savvy investors have discovered that the relatively new crowdfunding model allows them to pool their resources to reduce risk and boost returns.
International Beat 
U.S. cross-border flow slows down over past four quarters. | Rents in Grade A office buildings in Beijing’s CBD are expected to decline 15 percent by 2021.
Transit Guru 

Richard Slaton, CCIM, director of real estate for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), talks about the intersect of public transit and real estate.

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.

Lending Outside the Box 
Evan Gentry is founder and CEO of Money360, a commercial real estate marketplace lending platform. His background in banking, mortgage technology, and startups propelled its launch.
Industrial Rides High 

Industrial is outperforming other property types for vacancies and rent growth, and the latest forecast from ULI remains positive.

Negotiating Difficult Deals 

For advisers to less experienced investors, the commercial real estate transaction remains all too human. It’s their job to navigate through the emotions, the competing interests, and the miscommunication to get to that closing.

Student Housing 

Student housing continues to provide bigger returns than multifamily properties for investors.

Regional Outlook 

 Chicago's Willis Tower starts $500 million renovation.| Cannabis expands Denver's industrial market. | The retail market in Boston is strong.