2017-08-10 / Business News

Local CCIM chapter presents ‘Solar Energy in Commercial Properties’

The Florida CCIM Chapter Southwest District holds its next marketing meeting from 4:45-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Holiday Inn Airport, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive in Fort Myers.

Guest speaker Clifford Mitchem of Clean Renewable Energy Worldwide will discuss several projects underway in Southwest Florida whereby commercial buildings are being fitted with solar power generating systems. Mr. Mitchem will discuss options for residential and commercial property owners on using solar energy.

Mr. Mitchem is a leader of the Southwest Florida Solar Initiative to install 1,000 rooftop installations for each of the 10-city region of Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Lehigh Acres, Bonita Springs, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Venice, Fort Myers Beach and Estero. His company connects homeowners and businesses nationwide to installers and financing options for installing rooftop solar systems.

Join area commercial real estate brokers, developers, bankers, builders, investors and commercial real estate service providers and get the latest information on the Southwest Florida commercial real estate market. Attendees can present property haves and wants and closed deals. A marketing table is available for CCIM members to present property listings.

Admission is $10 for members, $20 for others ($5 for FGCU students). Hors d’oeuvres are included with admission; a cash bar is available. For more information, call Gerald Hendry at 337-0555 or email geraldh@mhsappraisal.com.

CCIM Institute is a professional organization for the commercial real estate industry whose members close $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. Members are eligible to earn the Certified Commercial Investment Manager designation.

The Florida CCIM Chapter Southwest District provides marketing and networking opportunities as well as educational programs for members in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties. ¦

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