Commercial real estate has reached a new era:

global investors are chasing yield in secondary markets; cash flow has become as important as cap rate compression; and a flight to quality has replaced portfolio and entity-level transactions. Now more than ever, the industry needs local expertise skilled in analysis, asset management, and appreciation.



Adaptive Reuse: Turning Blight into Bright
Adaptive reuse, or the adaptation of obsolete commercial properties for new uses as an institutional-grade product, is a growing trend in commercial real estate. Highlighting projects from across the country, this report explores the opportunities and challenges for adaptive reuse.
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Biggest Deals of 2019
In commercial real estate, the office sector dominated 2019 with multifamily, retail, industrial, and land also performing well. Hear from CCIM designees on how their big deals came about and how to close big-time transactions.
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Natural Disasters, Human Response
The frequency of and costs related to natural disasters — including wildfires, hurricanes, tornados, and droughts — are increasing at an alarming rate in recent years. Commercial real estate professionals discuss planning for, getting through, and recovering from major adverse events.
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Secondary Markets Are Becoming First-Choice Investments
The commercial investment market is always searching for properties that offer reasonable costs of entry and attractive returns upon exit. Recently, investors have placed more bets in secondary markets and, perhaps more surprisingly, in suburban properties in those markets.
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Building Inbound Traffic
Considering the prevalence of social media, there are plenty of tools to promote your expertise to target audiences. Maximize the marketing potential of social media, primarily LinkedIn, to allow potential clients to find you.
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CCIM Institute created the language of global real estate investment. Our courses and worldwide community deploy commercial real estate investment methodologies and tools that speed the pathway between opportunity, a go/no-go decision and success for an asset, taught by instructors who are themselves industry leaders. Today, the organization, through its 50 chapters, continues to innovate best practices and elevate the commercial real estate professional through its core designation program to earn the CCIM pin — real estate’s most coveted credential — and its topical education courses offered through the Ward Center for Real Estate Studies.

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