What we do
We are the foremost provider of comprehensive real estate advisory and consulting services for philanthropic realty in North America.
Who We Serve
The CCREC team, North America’s premier philanthropic realty provider, collaborates to deliver impactful results to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in sectors including Higher Education Institutions and Health Systems & Medical Centers..
How it work
Successful philanthropy realty hinges on collaboration and leadership commitment. CCREC invites your team to join one of two rewarding alliance structures: Collaborative or Strategic
While real estate constitutes more than two-thirds of all real assets, it’s astonishing that real estate donations represent less than 2% of total contributions, with more than 84% of these donated properties being rejected. This translates to a meager portion of the vast real estate assets. Yet, even this small segment isn’t immune to transaction mishandling and falling through.
Strategizing for philanthropic realty is highly sophisticated individually customized can not be automate. Because of the difficulties inherent in this type of contribution, they are often overlooked as a means for meeting a donor’s financial and philanthropic goals. Yet, properly structured, they can be advantageous to both the donor and charity
Staregizing philanthropic realty
Strategizing for philanthropic realty is highly sophisticated individually customized cannot be automated. That requires specialties expertise, with creative thinking and capabilities to think out of the box, provide solutions create wining solution outweigh all other alternatives for all parties. Beyond tax benefits there are greater benefits that are both tangible and intangible values that are related to the real estate are heavily weighted in the process on strategizing provide greater impact of value optimization and create the optimal strategy that provide nonprofits, donor, communities all parties a greatest reward. This where our visionary team come into play no one can offer.
Today, the term ‘strategic philanthropy’ is often misused, mainly as a marketing tool. Today, the term ‘strategic philanthropy’ is often misused, mainly as a marketing tool. …
At CCREC, we genuinely strategize, providing tailored solutions to nonprofits, bolstering their foundations through real estate donations. Our Corporate Philanthropy Alliance Program (CPAP) is a unique financial engineering model. It optimizes both tangible and intangible values typically overlooked in real estate transactions, maximizing returns on investment for institutional property owners, which ultimately leads to larger contributions to nonprofit organizations. Collaboration is at the heart of our efforts. We offer collaboration structures that can benefit your organization. While some organizations are eager to partner with our firm, we recognize that others have specific demands. That’s why we provide various collaboration structures designed to add significant value to your organization.
CCREC provide creative and tailored solution
Creating a Legacy with Real Estate that Touches Hearts and Soars Beyond Horizons
Corporate Commercial Real Estate Counselors CCREC provides customized and innovative solutions for institutionally owned properties and nonprofit organizations.Assisting the charitable organization to secure contribution from the untapped market of real estate donation. As the go-to experts in the field, we specialize in helping institutional investors, REITs, developers, banks, and corporations channel their real estate owned properties through nonprofit organizations, resulting in a higher return on investment. Our team of experienced professionals works tirelessly to create customized solutions that meet the unique needs of each client.
“Unleash the Power of Your Real Estate: Join Forces with CCREC, the Ultimate Real Estate Strategists”
Despite its enormous potential, IRC 170 is vastly underutilized as a solution for real estate investment optimization due to the need for specialized expertise in fields such as legal, tax, brokerage, appraisal, and IRC 170 processing. At CCREC, we specialize in real estate investment optimization consulting and implementation. IRC 170 allows property owners to maximize their return on investment while also contributing to a worthy nonprofit organization. Our years of experience as deal-makers, real estate investment optimization, and planning have equipped us with the knowledge and skills needed to assist our clients in achieving successful growthA hefty tax bill on appreciated property, poor real estate investment choices, corporate surplus properties, underutilized properties, or mismanagement are common challenges faced by property owners. Unfortunately, many industry professionals, property owners, and nonprofit organizations are unaware of the IRS code, IRC 170, designed for real estate optimization. Even those who are aware of the code may not understand the process, implementation, overcoming objections, and strategic planning involved. CCREC specializes in maximizing return on investment for both investors and society through real estate optimization consulting.
“Maximize Your ROI While Making a Difference: Let CCREC Channel Your Property to Nonprofits!“The complexity of the real estate donation process and lack of awareness about the tax advantages of real estate donations often leads to misconceptions that such gifts are either too simple or too complicated to handle. The absence of adequate systems for accepting, processing, and utilizing real estate gifts is one of the top reasons why a property is not channeled through a nonprofit organization, resulting in missed opportunities for investment optimization and benefiting society. You can count on the expert CCREC team to guide you through the process. Uncover the mysteries behind missed real estate donations with our must-read publication, “The Top 50 Reasons Why Nonprofits Miss Out on Real Estate Gifts.” Get the inside scoop and find out what you need to know. Click Here
Providing a corporate solution for appreciated, surplus, vacant, mismanaged or unwanted properties.
Providing a corporate solution with maximum ROI for appreciated, surplus, vacant, mismanaged or unwanted properties.
Gaining B4 Giving
Here why a corporate loves to work with us.
Corp CREC strategize your property to the maximum ROI. Utilizing PR, IRC 170, and for the cause. We work with multiple nonprofit who are serving the community.
Benefits of corporate social responsibility:
If you can take this, why settle for that?
80% of those surveyed want organizations to focus on social justice issues, while 87% said they would buy from a company that supports issues they care about. Finally, 76% will not make any purchases from acompany that opposes issues they care about.
Why a corporate to be a philanthropic partners?
It builds public trust. 88% of consumers said they were more likely to spend money for a company that supports and engages in activities to improve society
A few things we’re great at
Institutional owner investment Optimization.
Providing solution for appreciated property tax, surplus, vacant, or unwanted properties with greater ROI.
Change hands your property with the greatest way to aspire to inspire
Tax on appreciated real estate is one of those items which is considered by the most as a burden. Our expert in real estate optimization strategizes and utilizes the tax on the appreciated property as a tool for investment optimization. Whether mismanaged property, surplus, vacant, unwanted properties, and/or Tax on appreciated properties we can help. Startegizing investment optimization for corporate real estate change hands investment Optimization depends on the elected strategy can be a combination of the following:
The greatest way to establish a legacy for a loved one, your organization, or yourself
Aspire to Inspire
Positive social capital influence. Attract quality talent and greater ability to retain staff
IRC 170, & Tax carry forward and deductions, and ongoing expense elimination.
Chance to get rid of a burden and focus on your best assets, and risk management.
For Good cause
The greatest benefits is knowing that you helped other of the cause
Public and community of positive image.
Utilize the PR to maximize ROI
Is it really that easy?
The complexity of the transaction comes from multiple directions as follow. A) Requires specialized experts (legal, tax, financial planning, and brokerage service, closing, appraisal) specialized means specialized for example tax doesn’t mean any tax has to be a tax specialized in the IRC 170. Same with others profession not any legal, appraisal, broker, financial planner even title company. B) Process: the process is different form one transaction to another. C) Property each property will is different type, holding and outcome. D) Donor unspoken words, why, what is it for me, control, liability, etc. E) Donee assuming the wrong assumption of the transaction as easy peasy. F) Donee other assumption, problem, liability, risk, expense, handling, management, etc.
You can count on our specialized expertise in the area of gifting real estate. We are committed to helping your organization we are on a mission to help your vision.
Starting from research & identifying, strategizing, to maximizing.
B- Private foundation: Lesser of fair market value or adjusted cost basis. 20% of AGI with five years carry-forward. Real estate may be conducive for testamentary funding for a private foundation to the extent the property receives a stepped-up basis. Nonprofit concerns:
In 2017 $410,200,000,000 were donated to charitable organization . With less than 1% from real estate.
The complexity involve in gifting real estate property, followed by the donor unawareness of available options, and charitable organization unwilling to take over certain properties unless it is ideal case scenarios around the corner and free and clear are the major contributor to the low percentage of real estate gifting.
Around the web “Wikipedia”
$5.1 Billion to a single organization.
$11 Million for Jewish education
7,800 acr valued at $16 Million
$46 million Donation to S.O.M
Moustafa Elsayed CCIM, CSM
President & CEO, Strategic Investment Counselor at MERE, Inc Corporate Philanthropy Strategist.
With nearly three decades of experience in entrepreneurship, investment advisory, and commercial real estate investment, working with a wide variety of different companies and organizations, from non-for-profit, government, to national and international companies, from private to publicly traded REITs, Mr. Elsayed has developed a first-ever enterprise-wide strategic plan for organizational real estate holding. The CCREC model “Multi-Strategy Portfolio” is designed to enable the organization shift one of the largest cost centers to profit center, and ultimately transform organizations through optimizing assets. The visionary, strategized real estate portfolio model is a cumulative results of Mr. Elsayed’s 360 degrees prospective, and combined business experience. It provides organization a platform to create, capture, utilizes, monetizes its real estate holdings, leading to organization’s sustainably, profitably, and value building, while at the same time to hedge against business, markets, industry or economic trends. As President of MERE Inc. and CSO of MERE Inc. Mr. Elsayed oversees developing strategies for a broad range of investors and organizations’ real estate portfolio, implementing, and supporting strategic organization initiatives core business, developing the organization’s strategic real estate portfolio plan, collaborating with the Board of Directors, measuring performance towards strategic goals, and coming up with creative approaches for investment value added, timely capture improve organizational effectiveness.
Corporate Philanthropy Strategist
Develop a strategic plan that achieves the organization’s long-term charitable giving objectives utilizing Sec 170. Reposition corporate RE assets without incurring tax liabilities Utilizing real estate to create tax-free or more tax-efficient income. Generate more income and control more capital Fund corporate foundations and community philanthropy Maximize social capital and community awareness Strategizing surplus, mismanaged, appreciated, and/or occupied properties to optimize social impact with maximum return on investment Shift capital gain obligation to tax-free, tax credit and maximum social capital and community appreciation.
Mohammad Alazzah, CDP
Kun Ding CFA