Cindy Chandler

Signature Series Speakers' Bureau, CCIM, CRE

Charlotte, NC


Speaker fee: $3,000 + Expenses
Course length: 2-6 hours


Cindy Chandler has her own consulting and training company, The Chandler Group, and has worked for numerous organizations in the areas of investment real estate, syndication, strategic planning, management, and marketing. She was formerly associated with The Cogdell Group, The Crosland Group and Paragon Group with responsibilities in commercial real estate in the areas of syndication, development, brokerage, property management and training.

Cindy has been in real estate for over 30 years and is the author of “The Insider’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate” published by Dearborn/Kaplan Publishing. In addition, Cindy has served in various leadership roles for NAR including the 2010 Liaison, Commercial and Business Specialties.

Course Descriptions

Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate

This session, which can range from 2 to 6 hours, introduces the attendee to the basics of commercial real estate culture, lingo, practices and marketing, then directs the participant to further training opportunities and additional resources.

Legislative and Regulatory Issues in Commercial Real Estate

This session covers the hot issues under consideration in Washington DC which affect the commercial real estate business. Since the issues change, the timing is dependent upon what is happening at the time but would typically be 1 – 2 hours.

Risk Management for Commercial Practitioners (or How to Keep Out of Trouble)

This session can range from 90 minutes to 4 hours and addresses business practices which every prudent commercial real estate firm needs to address to avoid costly and time consuming problems down the road.

Anatomy of a Deal

This session averages 4 hours (but can be condensed) and covers how a typical lender does their risk analysis when considering it for a loan. We discuss location, amenities, the economy