13 Commercial Real Estate Organizations You Need to Know About


Commercial real estate is a dynamic and constantly evolving industry, requiring professionals to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, practices, and regulations. One effective way to stay current in the field is to become a member of a commercial real estate professional organization. InclusiveCRE has identified 12 commercial real estate organizations that offer a wealth of resources, networking opportunities, and continuing education programs that can help professionals develop their skills and build a successful career in the commercial real estate industry.

Commercial real estate Organizations

CCIM Institute

CCIM Institute

A Certified Commercial Investment Member is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. The designation is awarded by the CCIM Institute, formerly known as Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute of the National Association of Realtors.


Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

SIOR, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, is the leading commercial real estate association, representing the world’s top producing brokers.


International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

ICSC is the member organization for the advancement of the Marketplaces Industry.


Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE)

AIRE is comprised of 350 of the most active commercial real estate brokers and constituents in the Chicagoland area. Ethics, Cooperation, Education and Service.


Le Marché International des Professionnels de L'immobilier (MIPIM)

MIPIM is an international property event hosted in Cannes, France, each March. It is hosted by Reed MIDEM and includes an exhibition area, networking events and conference sessions over four days.


Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC)

IAMC is the premiere manufacturing and industrial real estate trade association for professionals in the U.S. and abroad.


Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

Institute of Real Estate Management is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing.


Urban Land Institute (ULI)

The Urban Land Institute, or ULI, is a nonprofit research and education organization. Its stated mission is to “shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact in communities worldwide.


Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, the nation’s leading trade association for developers, owners, investors, asset managers and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate.


International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

The International Facility Management Association is a professional membership association for facility management professionals.


Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA)

The Building Owners and Managers Association, founded in 1907, is a professional organization for commercial real estate professionals based in the United States and Canada.


The Global Association for Corporate Real Estate (CoreNet Global)

CoreNet Global is the world’s leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers.


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