Hope Tz Schmalzl awarded CCIM designation

November 8, 2021

Tz Schmalzl among 15 individuals who earned commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement.

Hope Tz Schmalzl with the Commercial Division of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®”, recently received the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from CCIM Institute. The designation was awarded during this year’s summer CCIM Comprehensive Exam testing session, which was held in two locations, Chicago and Montreal.

Tz Schmalzl was among the 15 commercial real estate professionals who earned the designation by passing the CCIM Institute’s comprehensive examination, the capstone element in the designation process. This new group of CCIM designees hails from eight U.S. states, as well as Canada.

“These latest designees join an exclusive global commercial real estate community, one that represents the highest level of expertise, experience, and ethics in the industry,” says Timothy S. Blair, CCIM, 2021 global president of CCIM Institute. “That’s why people look to this CCIM pin ― each of us brings sophisticated analysis and evaluation skills to the table to make the most of every deal while never losing sight of the human factor ― our clients and those we work with on a deal.”

“The CCIM designation is affirmation of my in-depth knowledge and experience in commercial real estate,” said Tz Schmalzl. “I enjoy helping people promote and achieve their business goals by finding them the land, buildings or space necessary to succeed.”

To earn the CCIM designation, commercial real estate professionals must complete more than 160 hours of case-study-driven education covering topics such as interest-based negotiation, financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, investment analysis, and ethics in commercial investment real estate. Candidates must also compile a portfolio demonstrating the depth of their commercial real estate experience and pass a comprehensive examination.

As a native of Greenville, Tz Schmalzl brings a business owner background to her role as a commercial broker. Tz Schmalzl specializes in retail and office sales and leasing along with a focus on land and industrial sales. Drawing from years of experience in the retail wine industry and leveraging her extensive contacts in the restaurant industry, clients include out of state restaurants expanding into the market, local restaurants and retail establishments relocating or expanding.

For more information about Hope Tz Schmalzl go to her website www.hopetzcommercial.com or call (864)630-0352.


About CCIM Institute

CCIM Institute created the language of global real estate investment. Our courses and worldwide community deploy commercial real estate investment methodologies and tools that speed the pathway between opportunity, a go/no-go decision, and success for an asset, taught by instructors who are themselves industry leaders. Today, the organization, through its 50-plus chapters, continues to innovate best practices and elevate the commercial real estate professional through its core designation program to earn the CCIM pin — real estate’s most coveted credential — and its topical education courses offered through the Ward Center for Real Estate Studies. In addition, membership in CCIM includes the industry’s best technology and operational platform, allowing entrepreneurial and mid-sized businesses to compete with the largest multinational providers. Today, almost 70 percent of designees hold the title of owner, partner, principal, or president, representing an exclusive worldwide referral network of approximately 13,000 members in 30 countries. Ultimately, CCIM represents a larger vision of the commercial real estate provider, leveraging investment analysis, opinions of value, and underwriting to become a leader in sourcing capital, building a cash-flow vehicle, and ultimately creating value. Information at www.ccim.com.