F.A.Q.


When are your rooms available for rent?
The rooms are available for rent Monday- Friday from 7am to 9pm. Availability on the weekends is limited to Saturday from 8am to 5pm. If you rent on a Saturday, you will need to provide a list of your guests for the building’s door person to check in as they arrive.

How are your rooms set up? The rooms are set up classroom style. One room has desks that cannot be moved. The other room is more flexible and the desks maybe re-arranged. If you re-arrange the rooms in anyway and do not reset the room to its original style, you will be subject to a $250 room reset fee.

What do you consider Continental breakfast? We define continental breakfast food as donuts and bagels. Coffee, tea, cocoa, and water are provided all day long. The kitchen also includes access to a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, and toaster. There are vending machines with soda and snacks.

Can I bring my own food/ catering and/or serve alcohol? You may bring in your own food and drink. Please be advised if you choose to serve alcohol, you will need to let us know in advance. Once you notify us of your intention to serve alcohol, a certificate of insurance will be required listing “The Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute” as additional insured. This certificate must be provided in advance of your rental.

How far in advance do I need to contact you about renting a classroom? You can contact us the day before you need a classroom or up to a year ahead of time. The Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute (CCAI) holds courses, seminars, and special events. When CCAI is not using the classrooms, it is available for rent. CCAI schedules their events for the next year in the Fall.

Are there additional fees? There are no additional fees other than the hourly/ daily rental rate UNLESS the classroom was not reset to its original state, you have left on the projector, or damage has occurred to the classroom.

Can I rent the classroom on a regular basis? Yes, we work with renters looking for space on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis, within reason.

Who is the Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute? Founded in 1991, the Chicago Chapter serves real estate appraisers and professionals in allied fields in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. CCAI offers the finest appraisal education, professional development and networking opportunities.

Can we advertise or sponsor the Chicago Chapter of the Appraisal Institute? Yes, CCAI offers sponsorships. We recognize our sponsors on the CCAI website –www.ccai.org/sponsors.php – and on the TV in our office space by the kitchen. For more information about sponsorships, please contact LA Anderson – la@ccai.org

Who do I contact to book a room or if I have questions? Please contact LA Anderson – la@ccai.org or 312-616-9400.