The Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP) is our new, comprehensive certification for traditional as well as emerging fields within the retail real estate industry.
As the retail real estate industry continues to grow and transform, professionals are expected to have industry insight that reaches beyond their job descriptions. They must develop a broader body of knowledge and perspective to be successful.
The Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP) certification is the result of a collaborative effort by industry experts across various disciplines with the purpose of creating a holistic approach to integrating industry specialties. The inclusive, broad nature of the CRRP certification demonstrates that professionals, both new and seasoned, have achieved a well-rounded competency of the industry.
A CRRP certification means you have reached a level of industry fluency that lets you communicate successfully across channels with colleagues and clients.
Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP) eligibility requirements
|Exam Sitting||Application Submission Deadline|
|March 13 - 21, 2021||February 12, 2021|
|June 19 - 27, 2021||May 21, 2021|
|October 9 - 17, 2021||September 10, 2021|
All professionals who are granted the Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP) certification will be required to demonstrate continued competence and active industry engagement by renewing their credentials every three years.
Effective January 1, 2019, Certified Retail Real Estate Professionals are assigned a three-year certification maintenance interval during which they must earn a total of at least 10 professional development credits through relevant industry activities. This includes continuing education (events and courses), industry service (volunteer leadership and speaking/authoring engagements) and/or professional recognition (awards and credentials).
The first three-year cycle runs from January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2021.
*Due to COVID-19, all designees prior to January 2021 will have a one-year extension to accrue their continuing education credits. For example, the first cycle of designees will now have until January 15, 2023 instead of January 15, 2022.