Whether you are new to commercial real estate or have a thriving business, your own professional development can keep your skills at the top level. Explore the many educational opportunities available through these Institutes, Societies and Councils, all part of NAR. There is an array of classroom and online learning options for your convenience.
Discover how earning a designation can help you rise above and gain more business.
The CCIM Institute offers an extensive array of commercial investment management courses for those pursuing the CCIM designation. Additionally, CCIM Institute’s Ward Center for Real Estate Studies offers online education and live workshops in topics including current financial analysis strategies, communication skills, advanced negotiation techniques, high-tech marketing strategies, and sponsoring group investments.
Work towards your IREM credential more through IREM's course offerings in real estate management. IREM offers classroom courses, self-paced online education, webinars, and on-demand learning for real estate professionals.
RLI's LANDU offers face-to-face courses, online courses, web seminars, and On-Location Education Programs that are relevant to the unique business of land, as well as preparing real estate professionals for the Accredited Land Consultant certification.
The SIOR Center for Career Advancement provides commercial real estate education focused on the industrial and office arenas. SIOR offers e-learning courses, conference education, webinars, and resources for commercial boards.
While membership and the CRE designation is offered by invitation only, the organization serves as a resource for commercial professionals on a variety of topics. Their print publication, Real Estate Issues, is available in print and online, and the CRE Library features recent books, market reports, monographs and select articles written by CRE members.To learn more, visit cre.org/publications and cre.org/library.
Center for REALTOR® Development
NAR's Center for REALTOR® Development, a member service of the National Association of REALTORS®, provides an easy way for working professionals to take the classes they want, when they want, in the convenience of their own home or office. The Center for REALTOR® Development uses state-of-the-art technology for continuing education credit, professional development, and designation certification.
Commercial Real Estate
The Center for REALTOR® Development offers a number of courses to learn about commercial real estate.
NAR Academy at Columbia College
NAR Academy is an exclusive partnership between the National Association of REALTORS® and Columbia College. Developed by industry leaders and subject matter experts, NAR Academy’s innovative, stackable curriculum includes certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s, and master’s programs that balance relevant content, practical skills, and cutting-edge information.
Explore NAR's full list of courses.
Major commercial real estate events hosted by the National Association of REALTORS®; NAR's commercial affiliate organizations; REALTOR® associations; and other commercial national organizations, franchises, and firms.
March 5-8, 2023
RLI® National Land Conference
March 14-17, 2023
May 6-11, 2023
REALTORS® Legislative Meetings
May 21-23, 2023
Las Vegas, NV
November 14-16, 2023
NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience
Las Vegas, NV