Leadership & Staff
1. To provide a forum for commercial/investment/industrial members who are involved in brokerage, leasing, management, group investment, appraisal, counseling, exchanging and development. 2. To create a professional and profitable environment for its members by providing quality continuing education, and speakers forums, to enhance member success. 3. To encourage specialization and increased recognition of professional designations which identify to peers and clients that the recipient has reached a specified level of professional development, experience and achievement, including, but not limited to: Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Certified Property Manager (CPM®) Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR®) Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) 4. To improve communication and involvement between the Board, the multiple listing service and its commercial/investment members through increased services such as: forums, exchanging/marketing sessions, legislative activities, legal updates, publications, standardized forms, etc. 5. To promote standards of competent and ethical practice in commercial and investment real estate. 6. To recruit and retain commercial/investment brokers by providing a source of education, networking, and encouragement for the agent who has chosen to enter the commercial/investment real estate field. 7. To institute peer-recognition programs. 8. To identify and develop other services which meet the unique needs of the commercial/investment practitioner. SPECIFIC AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES: 1. The Commercial Council may establish prerequisites for membership in the Council beyond those ordinarily required for membership in the Board. 2. The Commercial Council, subject to confirmation by the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® and Board of Directors, may have its own rules and committee structure and a representative to the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS®' Board of Directors. 3. The Commercial Council may establish and submit to the Board of Directors for approval, an annual budget to be approved by the membership. 4. The Commercial Council may establish fees in addition to regular dues for exclusive use of the Council. 5. The Commercial Council may elect to have a commercial information exchange on the Board's MLS system, with fees set to cover costs associated with this commercial information exchange. They will also be responsible for the rules and regulations pertaining to this (subject to approval by Capital Area Technology & REALTOR® Services, Inc. and National Association of REALTORS®).