• The term professional development or education may be used in reference to a wide variety of specialized training, informational bus tours, or advanced professional learning intended to help any one within the commercial real estate community. Our sessions are designed to support members to improve their professional knowledge, competence, skill, and effectiveness. 
  • FGCAR offers both face to face sessions and online training classes. Our local sessions are FREE to members and the online classes are also FREE or discounted as part of your membership.
  • Many online classes will enable you to complete your credits - Code of Ethics and CLE's for your Florida license renewal. Go to the bottom of this page to see how you gain your credits and link direct for your license renewal.
  • As a Chapter of the National Association of REALTORS® members of FGCAR can take advantage of its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils who provide a wide range of programs and services that help members increase their skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. 

The esteemed Accredited Land Consultants (ALCs) are the most trusted, knowledgeable, experienced, and highest-producing experts in all segments of land. Conferred by the REALTORS® Land Institute, the designation requires successful completion of a rigorous LANDU education program, a specific, high-volume and experience level, and adherence to an honorable Code of Conduct.

Presented by the REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI)
Contact RLI at 800.441.5263 or [email protected]

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The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation is commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement, earned through an extensive curriculum of 200 classroom hours and professional experiential requirements. CCIMs are active in 1,000 U.S. markets and 31 other countries and comprise a 13,000-member network that includes brokers, leasing professionals, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, investors, lenders, and other allied professionals. Contact the local West Coast Florida Chapter.

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CPM® designees are recognized as experts in real estate management. Holding this designation demonstrates expertise and integrity to employers, owners, and investors.

Presented by Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)   Contact IREM® at 800-837-0706, ext. 4650.


The Counselors of Real Estate® is an organization of commercial property experts worldwide who provide seasoned, objective advice on real property and land-related matters. Only 1,100 professionals from all disciplines of real estate, academia and government hold the CRE credential. Membership is selective and extended by invitation, although commercial real estate practitioners with 10 years of proven experience may apply.

Contact CRE® at 312-329-8427 or [email protected](link sends e-mail).



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