DENVER, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX Commercial experienced impressive growth in 2012 as the commercial real estate market continued to improve. Around the world, RE/MAX Commercial Practitioners were involved in more than 20,400 transaction sides, an increase of 8.4 percent over 2011. And, the 2012 sales volume for RE/MAX Commercial was $7.043 billion, up 17.4 percent from the year before. "The growth we've seen is a tribute to our practitioners, who've been working hard in the commercial sector to deliver outstanding service and measurable results to their customers," said Mike Reagan, RE/MAX Senior Vice President, Business Alliances. " The tools and resources RE/MAX offers gives them a solid foundation and they've built on that, finding outstanding success in their local markets." In 2012, RE/MAX Commercial grew to 439 offices and divisions, with 3,000 commercial practitioners in 45 countries. RE/MAX Commercial Practitioner Wayne D'Amico is the 2013 president of the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM), the fourth RE/MAX Commercial Practitioner to hold the office in the past 10 years. In November 2012, RE/MAX launched the first RE/MAX Commercial website, www.remaxcommercial.com, and in just five months, the number of commercial listings has grown to more than a quarter million. The site positions RE/MAX Commercial Practitioners as the go-to choice for buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, brokers, bankers, municipalities and other potential clients. It features industry hot topics, research and an advanced search feature that gives the commercial consumer the power to not only find properties, but to locate commercial practitioners in their local markets. The success of RE/MAX Commercial has not gone unnoticed. In 2011 and 2012, RE/MAX Commercial was ranked in National Real Estate Investor (NREI) magazine's Top 25 list of commercial brokerage networks. In 2013, for the second year in a row, RE/MAX Commercial ranked on the list of the Top 25 Commercial Real Estate Brands in the Lipsey Company Survey. RE/MAX Commercial will hold its sixth annual World Commercial Symposium, September 18 – 20 at RE/MAX Headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Each year, the Symposium brings together the best and most productive commercial practitioners in the RE/MAX network. As part of the RE/MAX system, brokers and commercial practitioners have access to comprehensive professional training from the award-winning, on-demand RE/MAX University, as well as technology resources like LoopNet, Trepp Loan and REI Wise Investment Analysis. For more information about RE/MAX, please visit www.remaxcommercial.com, www.remax.com, or www.joinremax.com. To view a video about RE/MAX Commercial, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRygRSB75TUAbout RE/MAX Commercial ®RE/MAX Commercial, a division of the Denver-based real estate franchisor, RE/MAX LLC, has a Global Network of commercial practitioners who close billions of dollars in sales and lease volume each year. Experience, knowledge and training are trademarks of RE/MAX Commercial, and its prominence in this sector of the real estate industry is driven by global brand recognition and high performance in the marketplace.