Columbia, SC, October 21, 2019 – Colliers International | South Carolina’s Crystal Baker received the Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) designation through the Colliers University platform.
Baker earned the designation after completing a rigorous five-part curriculum with extensive coursework. The CPRC achievement certifies increased strategic and tactical expertise in research, knowledge of the commercial real estate industry and capabilities to utilize complex tools. It is the only accreditation available for commercial real estate research professionals.
“Achieving this designation gives Colliers International in South Carolina a distinct advantage in the market and provides our clients and professional staff yet another resource to achieve their objectives,” said Ron Anderson, Vice President of Administration | South Carolina. “CPRC designees represent the most knowledgeable research professionals in the commercial real estate industry, furthering the value of our research platform for our company and clients.”
Baker is the Research Coordinator for Colliers International | South Carolina, responsible for the collection of market data and creating market reports for various property types statewide. She is also involved in on-demand research projects for Colliers’ brokers and clients as well as research initiatives related to the expansion of Colliers’ corporate services and advisory offerings to clients across South Carolina.
About Colliers International
Colliers International | South Carolina has over 150 staff members, including 60 real estate professionals, covering the entire state with locations in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg. Total 2018 brokerage volume exceeded $577 million, which included over 505 sales and leasing transactions. In addition to traditional commercial real estate representation services for our clients, the company is actively engaged in Corporate Solutions and Healthcare Services. Colliers International is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and is the largest manager of commercial real estate properties in South Carolina, with a portfolio of nearly 12 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff holds 46 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina. Colliers | South Carolina’s partner, LCK, provides project management services for new facilities and renovations across South Carolina.
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