A CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. When you need advice on your taxes and accounting, you use a CPA. When you need help with financial planning for investments and retirement, you use a CFP. When you need expertise in commercial investment real estate, you use a CCIM. CCIM designees are an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors, and users.
EXPERIENCE BACKED BY EDUCATION – Backed by the most challenging commercial real estate education program in the industry, CCIMs bring an exceptional level of real-world experience, market knowledge, and negotiation skills to each client assignment.
• Only six percent of all commercial real estate practitioners hold the elite CCIM designation, which reflects not only the caliber of the program, but also why it is one of the most coveted and respected designations in the industry.
• Each CCIM has successfully completed a graduate-level program comprised of 200 hours of education.
• The curriculum focuses on financial, market, user decision and investment analyses – the cornerstones of real estate use and investment.
• Candidates for the designation must also submit a portfolio of qualifying experience showing a depth of practical knowledge in the field and successfully pass a day long comprehensive exam. This designation process ensures that CCIMs are proficient not only in theory but also in practice.
WHY USE A CCIM? There are countless benefits to working with a CCIM. Commercial real estate investment requires the counsel of a qualified professional. A Certified Commercial Investment Member provides clients with the assurance that every decision will be made in the best interest of the client’s long-term investment objective.