FEBRUARY, 2016
CCIM EXPO - JANUARY 21, 2016

The Chapter held the first Annual CCIM Expo on January 21 st  at the River Roast in downtown Chicago. The event showcased our sponsors and provided an overview of our programs, networking and educational events for 2016. Walt Clements, Executive Vice President and CEO of the CCIM Institute was the event's keynote speaker. He highlighted the benefits of being a CCIM member and the changes that are occurring at National. 
  
ANNUAL COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FORECAST 

The 14 th  annual Illinois Real Estate Journal's Commercial Real estate Forecast was held on January 20 th  at the Chicago Hyatt Regency. The event was attended by over 1,000 commercial real estate professionals. Your Illinois CCIM Chapter was well represented at the event. The Chapter and the Institute provided information on becoming a CCIM and upcoming events.

CCIM/CAR ROUNDTABLE NETWORKING EVENT

The 4 th  Annual Roundtable Networking Event for real estate professionals from CCIM and the Chicago Association of Realtors will be held on February 18 th  at Morton's on Wacker. This outstanding event always provides a lively exchange of ideas on the Chicago commercial market and concludes with networking. Plan on attending this year. 

2016 UPCOMING COURSE SCHEDULE

Enhance your career and deepen your knowledge with the comprehensive educational resources available from the CCIM Institute. Gain valuable insight from a  faculty of industry professionals  with years of experience in commercial real estate.

The following classes are now being offered in Chicago:

Foundations for Success in Commercial Real Estate
February 25-26, 2016
Garry Weiss - Instructor

CI104 Investment Analysis for Commercial Real Estate
March 1-4, 2016

CI101 Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
April 11-14, 2016

CI102 Market Analysis for Commercial Real Estate
June 6-9, 2016

Commercial Real Estate Negotiations
July 11, 2016, 

CI103 User Decision Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
July 12-15, 2016

CI101 Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
August 1-4, 2016

Spring Midyear Business Meetings
April 3rd  - 6th - Chicago
 
Now is the time to sign up for the upcoming 2016 Spring Business Meetings in Chicago. The event will be held at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel from April 3 rd  - 6 th  . The meetings are a great way to find out what's going on at the Institute level and with other Chapters around the World. The agenda for the meetings is available by  clicking here.



CHAPTER HOST EVENT
APRIL 4, 2016
 
Mark your calendars now for the  Chapter hosted Networking Event on April 4 th  from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Spring Midyear meetings. Details and reservation details will soon be announced.


JOHN KEEPPER SCHOLARSHIP
 
One of the highlights of the Rho Epsilon Networking Event was the presentation of the John Keepper Scholarship.  

The scholarship is named in honor of Mr John Keepper for his significant role in the Illinois CCIM Chapter.  Mr. Keepper spent his business career as a commercial real estate broker, both with his own company and with CB Richard Ellis and Coldwell Banker Commercial.  He was the Founding President of the Illinois CCIM Chapter.  

The scholarship was awarded to Austin Pye, a senior that is majoring in finance.  Austin has been very active in Rho Epsilon and is very interested in pursuing a career in commercial real estate.


 
In This Issue
RENEW YOUR CCIM ILLINOIS CHAPTER DUES TODAY!
 
It's a new and successful year already in 2016...don't forget to renew your Illinois Chapter dues, or sign up for a new membership.

  • Designees/Candidates $125.00
  • Associates $175.00
  • The Next Gen $25.00 (New Candidates only with Three -Year Limit)
  • Students Free (Must be a Full-Time Student to Qualify)
CCIM Illinois Chapter has phenomenal programming in store for the upcoming year and you won't want to miss an event.  Take advantage of our networking and educational resources with events coming soon.

The CCIM Illinois Chapter is your home for the necessary tools and strategies that will be necessary to succeed in the upcoming year.



SPONSORSHIP OFF TO A GREAT START

Congratulations to the following Sponsors that have committed to be sponsors with the Chapter in 2016:
Please contact Patrick Brady, CCIM, Sponsor Chair at (312) 595.2987 if you would like to partner with the CCIM Chapter in 2016.


RHO EPSILON NETWORKING EVENT - FEBRUARY 9TH

The Illinois Chapter and the Rho Epsilon, real estate club of the University of Illinois held a networking event in Champaign at Clybourne's on February 9 th . This annual event provided an opportunity to introduce CCIM to the students and an excellent networking opportunity. Many thanks to the Chapter members that attended this event, 
 
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