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Minnesota - Dakotas CCIM Chapter

The Minnesota/Dakotas CCIM Chapter is dedicated to enhancing the technical knowledge, professional skills and business relationships of every CCIM designee and non-designee members through the creation and consistent delivery of unique and outstanding educational, mentoring and networking opportunities.

CCIM members make up the Minnesota/Dakotas area's largest commercial real estate network. The CCIM network represents multiple disciplines within the commercial real estate investment community: leasing, appraisal, commercial brokerage, investments, property management, lending/mortgage banking, legal, and development. 


Becoming a member or renewing your membership is easy! 

  1. Call the CCIM Institute Member Services at 1-800-621-7027 to join
  2. CCIM Institute members can renew at by logging in to your CCIM account clicking "Renew Now" upper right hand corner. Make sure to check the box to renew your Minnesota/Dakotas CCIM Chapter membership.
  3. Sign up directly with our chapter by either:


The Minnesota-Dakotas CCIM Chapter, founded in 1974 and based in Minneapolis, is among the most active in the nation. The Chapter currently has around 200 members working in three states including Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.


The Minnesota-Dakotas CCIM Chapter has strived to make the CCIM designation recognized on a professional level throughout the community. Within the commercial real estate industry, the CCIM organization has become synonymous for leadership and excellence in the profession. Our local Chapter affords our members exceptional benefits including opportunities to meet top decision-makers and market leaders, quality educational courses, stay in-the-know breaking industry news, and frequent networking activities and social events to help fellow members establish regional connections and partnerships.


As a member of the Minnesota-Dakotas CCIM Chapter, you’ll discover that learning, earning, and networking are intertwined. Join us – we believe each and every individual membership is essential to the chapter’s lasting success. You do not have to hold the CCIM designation or be actively pursuing the designation to become a part of this organization. We welcome commercial real estate industry related professionals.


The Designation

The CCIM designation is recognized as the mark of professionalism and knowledge in commercial investment real estate. Only approximately six percent of commercial real estate practitioners nationwide hold the CCIM designation — which reflects not only the caliber of the program — but is also why it is one of the most coveted and respected designations in the industry.

Additional Benefits 


The Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter CCIM Membership includes the invaluable opportunity to network and develop new business
relationships with more than 250 members at meetings, seminars, conferences and social events.





One of the most important benefits of membership is access and invitation to CCIM educational programs which are designed to
help you enhance your knowledge and further your professional development. CCIM's core courses are consistently rated as the most valuable commercial education in the industry.



As a member of the CCIM organization, our chapter provides several publications to keep you informed and up-to-date on local
and national news and events, as well as a directory of current members.





The Chapter has a local leadership board and numerous committees that organize events and disseminate important
information to members. Additionally, each chapter nominates one representative to serve on the National Board of Directors to maintain ties with CCIM National leadership.