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Durham, NC, United States, 2008/10/23 - Seth J. Jernigan, Vice President of Brokerage at Real Estate Associates, Inc., has been awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the CCIM Institute.
Seth J. Jernigan, VP of Brokerage at Real Estate Associates, Inc., headquartered in Durham, NC, has been awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the CCIM Institute, one of the leading commercial real estate associations in the world. The designation was awarded on October 16th, 2008 during the Institute meetings in Chicago, IL.
Seth Jernigan was among the group of commercial real estate professionals who earned the designation by passing the Institute’s Comprehensive Examination, the final element in the designation process.
In addition to the CCIM designation, Jernigan holds a North Carolina Real Estate Broker’s License and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors, The National Association of Realtors and the Durham Rotary Club.
The CCIM designation is awarded to commercial real estate professionals upon successful completion of a graduate-level education curriculum and presentation of a portfolio of qualifying industry experience. The curriculum addresses: financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis and investment analysis – the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate. CCIMs are recognized experts in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation, and investment analysis.
CCIMs have access to unparalleled level of valuable online tools, including the Site To Do Business, a suite of mapping, demographic and other analytical resources. And, all CCIMs can market properties for sale or lease through CCIMNet, a leading national commercial property exchange.
The CCIM business network encompasses 1,000 markets throughout North America, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. Of the estimated 150,000 commercial real estate practitioners in North America, more than 9,500 currently hold the CCIM designation. CCIM Designees include professionals who work in brokerage, investment and development, the corporate environment, property management, appraisal and related segments of commercial real estate. An additional 9,500 professionals are pursuing the designation as Institute candidates.
The Chicago-based CCIM Institute is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors® and is the governing body of the largest commercial real estate network in the world. Visit ccim.com to learn more, or call 800-621-7027.
Real Estate Associates, Inc., a real estate asset management and commercial brokerage firm, has served clients in Durham, the Triangle-area, and beyond for more than 35 years. The company’s staff represents more than 200 years of combined industry experience.