An older, scanned photograph of Andre Nikitine holding a telephone handset at his desk.


Andre Nikitine founds Commercial Centers Management (CCM), purchasing six shopping centers in Puerto Rico.

A yellowed, scanned image from above Winter Park Mall, including the parking lot and surrounding roads.


CCM expands to the mainland United States with the purchase of Winter Park Mall and two other properties in Orlando Florida with partner Robert Wettenhall.

1990 - 1994

CCM becomes the first developer of self-storage facilities in Puerto Rico. Andre’s son, Vadim Nikitine, opens the first Western-style office suites and the first Radio Shack while working in the former Soviet Union.

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Jorge Fournier (current CCM Puerto Rico president) joins the company’s finance department.


Vadim becomes president and CEO of CCM following Andre’s death.

A 1970's photograph of a Santa Rosa Plaza neon sign above the parking lot.


CCM converts an open-air shopping center into Santa Rosa Mall, adding over 30,000 square feet of retail space and the construction of a five-story parking deck.


Vadim Nikitine and his wife, Kristin Ehrgood co-found the Flamboyan Foundation with a mission to improve educational outcomes for children most impacted by inequality. The private family foundation is CCM Group's main philanthropic endeavor.


CCM U.S. launches in Washington, D.C. It begins acquiring properties in Virginia, Florida, and North Carolina and continues to expand partnership with Don M. Casto Organization through Casto Southeast Realty Services.

A high aerial shot of Winter Park Village.


Expansion of CCMs portfolio through partnerships with BedRock Real Estate, Chartwell Property Group, Interlink, Laurel Street, and Middleburg Communities. Also expands holdings in industrial, medical, hospitality, and residential properties.


Launch of CSE-CCM Realty Investments, a segment of the partnership between the multi-faceted real estate organization CASTO and CCM Group.