On Wednesday, April 7, Miami immigration partner Diamela del Castillo-Payet presented during a webinar hosted by the Florida Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Chapter Central District.
Titled “Central Florida Commercial Real Estate from a Global Perspective,” the online symposium featured panelists from several Central Florida-area companies. Panelists discussed real estate investment opportunities in Central Florida and the impact on people looking for short-term or long-term immigration status in the U.S.
The CCIM Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, confers the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation (CCIM) to commercial real estate professionals who have extensive training and industry experience and complete a rigorous study program. According to the organization, the Florida Chapter CCIM is the largest CCIM Chapter in the United States, with the Central District (representing approximately 190 Central Florida members) being the largest of the eight districts in the Florida Chapter.
About Diamela del Castillo-Payet
Diamela del Castillo-Payet is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, where she is a member of the Tax & International Law practice group. Her practice focuses on employment-based (temporary and permanent) and family-based immigration petitions and applications. She represents the firm’s clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service as well as consular and other government authorities in the processing of E-2 Treaty visas for investors and managers, O-2 visas for extraordinary ability and L-1 intracompany transferee for executives, managers and specialized knowledge visas.