There are countless reasons why we think commercial real estate is the best industry to make a career. Of course, we may be a bit biased. But even so, we clearlyare not alone. Following are our picks for the annual 50 Under 40awards—our list of rising young stars in the industry that we feelcompelled to call out for their achievements. But while we thinkthat CRE is the best industry to be in, we are under no illusionsabout what it takes to be No. 1. These men and women have allbrought something unique to the table, to say nothing of hardwork and a winning attitude, thus meriting their inclusion in thisyear’s list.