CCIM stands for Certified Commercial Investment Member.



CCIM designees are recognized as leading experts in commercial investment real estate.
CCIM designation represents proven expertise in financial, market, and investment analysis, in addition to negotiation. Courses in these core competencies are taught by industry professionals, ensuring all material reflects the state of the industry. With this real-world education, CCIM designees are able to help their clients:

  • Minimize risk
  • Enhance credibility
  • Make informed decisions
  • Close more deals

The cornerstone of the CCIM program, the designation curriculum is designed to equip practitioners with the skills they need to profit from the ever-changing commercial real estate industry.
Upon completion you will have a core knowledge base relevant across the entire commercial real estate industry, regardless of specialization.

Designation Courses

These courses comprise the education component of the CCIM designation requirements:

  • CI 101: Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
    This course is a prerequisite for CI 102-CI 104 and will provide you with a foundation of practical financial analysis skills you need to succeed in the following courses and in the field.
  • CI 102: Market Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
    Analyze investment factors for each of four major property types: office, industrial, multifamily, and retail.
  • CI 103: User Decision Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
    Utilize market and financial analysis skills for user space decisions, and apply cost-of-occupancy models for ownership and leasing.
  • CI 104: Investment Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
    Optimize investment returns and effectively forecast investment performance by quantifying real estate risk.