Tommy Thai, CCIM

Why hire a CCIM?

Working with a CCIM professional

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.

Commercial real estate owners, users and investors are increasingly looking to the expertise of Certified Commercial Investment Members. CCIMs are backed by an exceptional education in investment real estate and a thorough understanding of the marketplace. Individual investors, small businesses, corporations and institutions look to CCIMs for knowledgeable direction in all aspects of the commercial property transaction.

Experience Backed by Education

CCIMBacked 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.

Today, only 6% 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. CCIM courses are refined regularly to keep current with a changing and dynamic industry.

All Certified Commercial Investment Members have mastered such theories and issues as the time value of money, measuring investment performance, cash flow, analyzing the best use of a site, property supply and demand, evaluating and managing risk, lease versus own analysis, market demographics, negotiations, tax implications, financing options, and geospatial technology.

Why use a CCIM?

There are countless benefits to working with a CCIM.

Commercial real estate investment requires the counsel of a qualified professional. This holds true for the individual owner of an apartment building or the real estate director of a multinational corporation.

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.
Industry experience. Unparalleled education. Today’s technology. A network of support. These factors set CCIMs apart from the competition. Plus, CCIMs are bound to the strictest ethical guidelines and standards of practice in the industry today.

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