SIOR 2014 Winter Designation Course:
Core Components of Commercial Brokerage

The SIOR Center for Career Advancement courses provide the industries best training programs to learn the fundamentals of commercial real estate brokerage from seasoned practitioners.

Dates: February 24-26, 2014
Location: Phoenix (Scottsdale), AZ
Agenda/Education Program

To view topic descriptions and instructor information, click on the instructor name below.

Monday, February 24
7:30am-8:00am - Registration

8:00am-12:00noon - Ethics & Professional Standards
Instructor: David Bercu, SIOR, CCIM

12:00noon - Class Luncheon

1:00pm-6:00pm - Construction
Instructor: Don M. Ossey, SIOR

6:15pm - Class Reception

Tuesday, February 25
8:00am-3:00pm - Understanding the Lease Agreement
Instructor: J. Michael Boyd, SIOR, CRE
Instructor: James A. Hochman, Esq.

3:00pm - Manadatory Topics Exam

Wednesday, February 26
8:00am-12:00noon - Negotiation Skills
Instructor: William A. Burgess, SIOR, CCIM

1:00pm-5:00pm - Consolidating a Business Strategy
Instructor: David C. Blanchard

5:00pm - Elective Topics Exam

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Please fax your completed registration form to 202.517.9151.

Registration Fees - Early Bird Pricing (Through 1/23/2014)

All Topics - $1500
Mandatory Topics - $900
Mandatory Topics + 1 Elective - $1200
A la Carte - $300 (per topic)

 Registration Fees - Regular Pricing (After 1/23/2014)
All Topics - $1600
Mandatory Topics - $1000
Mandatory Topics + 1 Elective - $1300
A la Carte - $335 (per topic)

Candidate Member Registration Fees (EB/Regular)
All Topics - $1350/$1440
Mandatory Topics - $810/$900
Mandatory Topics + 1 Elective - $1080/$1170
A la Carte - $270/$300 (per topic)

Cancellation Policy
All course refund requests must be submitted in writing via fax at 202.517.9151 or email to All refunds will be returned via the same method of payment according to the refund deadlines below. Refunds will not be granted for "no shows." Key refund deadlines:

In Full: through January 23, 2014 (less a $100 administrative fee)
50% Refundable: January 24-February 10, 2014 (less a $100 administrative fee)
No Refunds: After Februrary 10, 2014 or for "No Shows"

If a course registrant cancels a registration and transfers the registration to another course offered in the same calendar year, the registrant will be charged a $100 processing fee. A course registration can only be transferred one time and any future cancellations will be subject to the standard refund deadlines outlined above.

Course Location
The Saguaro Scottsdale
4000 North Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Click here to make your reservation!

Group room rate: $169 
All guest rooms are subject to a tax, currently 13.92%. The group room rate can only be guaranteed until February 4, 2014. 

Hotel reservations may be made by calling The Saguaro at 877.808.2440 and referencing the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors. Click here to make your reservation online.

Hotel Description

Scottsdale is the place to go for art, shopping and nightlife in the Valley of the Sun. Conveniently located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale and less than 10 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, where the Arts district and Civic Center Mall meet, The Saguaro welcomes you with a buzzing pool scene and vibrant flavor from Iron Check Jose Garces. 

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