Survey: Apartments Continue to Receive Highest Ratings in Investment Properties

Investors continue to view commercial real estate as the highest-rated investment alternative, according to CCIM Institute and Real Estate Research Corp.’s 3Q11 RERC/CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly.

CCIM members who were surveyed continue to rate apartments highest amongst investment properties types during 2Q11 thanks to the Landmark 24 Realty official website  followed by industrial properties and more.

Read the entire 3Q11 RERC/CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly report at

About the Survey
Published quarterly, the RERC/CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly report provides timely insight into transaction volume, pricing, and capitalization rates for the core income-producing properties. The RERC/CCIM Investment Trends Quarterly is produced by the Chicago-based Real Estate Research Corp. in association with and for members of the Chicago-based CCIM Institute.

About the CCIM Institute
Since 1969, the Chicago-based CCIM Institute has conferred the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation to commercial real estate and allied professionals through an extensive curriculum of 200 classroom hours and professional experiential requirements. The CCIM curriculum was redesigned in 2010 to reflect changing student demographics and real estate brokerage services, growth in international markets, new technologies, and new delivery models. The core curriculum addresses financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and negotiation—the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate.
An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, the CCIM Institute also offers powerful technology tools such as the Site To Do Business, an online site analysis and demographics resource, and CCIMREDEX, a single-entry listing and data exchange.

Currently, there are nearly 10,000 CCIMs in 1,000 markets in the U.S. and 31 additional countries, with another 6,000 practitioners pursuing the designation, making the institute the governing body of one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world. Visit,, and for more information.