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SIOR and CoreNet Global Partner to Streamline Subsequent Designation Eligibility


WASHINGTON, DC22 JUNE 2022 –The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR), the world’s leading commercial real estate association, and corporate real estate association CoreNet Global, have formed a partnership that will provide members of each organization with accelerated pathways to obtain their subsequent designations.

Both SIOR and CoreNet Global aim to advance the commercial real estate industry through professional development, innovative research and publications, and networking opportunities. SIOR currently requires membership applicants to complete three (3) mandatory course topics and three elective course topics for a total of six (6) courses. CoreNet Global currently requires candidates for the Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) designation to complete six (6) seminars, including a Capstone seminar.

The agreement announced today allows active SIOR members pursuing the MCR designation to waive one (1) CoreNet Global elective seminar (excluding the Capstone). Active CoreNet Global members who seek to join SIOR can waive all three (3) of the elective courses.

“This exciting collaboration between CoreNet Global and SIOR will advance the profession of corporate real estate and the commercial real estate industry overall by providing greater access to education, professional development and tools for success,” said Angela Cain, CEO of CoreNet Global.

”SIOR is proud to partner with CoreNet Global and advance the commercial real estate industry together,” shared SIOR CEO Robert Thornburgh, SIOR. “Both organizations pride themselves on ensuring that only the most trusted, knowledgeable, and experienced professionals earn their designations, so it made perfect sense to help qualified individuals gain easier access to our organizations.”

CoreNet Global represents nearly 10,000 distinguished members worldwide with a strategic focus on corporate real estate. With 3,600 members, SIOR serves as a premier global achievement for only the top industrial and office specialists. Both organizations are elevating the industry and many members hold dual designations.

About SIOR
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors ® (SIOR) is the leading society for industrial and office real estate professionals. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation and adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Today, there are more than 3,600 SIOR members in 722 cities and 45 countries.  For more information visit https://www.sior.com/.


About CoreNet Global
CoreNet Global is a non-profit association, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (US), representing nearly 10,000 members in 50 countries with strategic responsibility for the real estate assets of large corporations. The organization’s mission is to advance the practice of corporate real estate through professional development opportunities, publications, research, conferences, designations and networking in 45 local chapters and networking groups globally. For more information, please visit corenetglobal.org.


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Alexis Fermanis SIOR Director of Communications