What we Do
The Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) is a member owned cooperative providing commercial real estate multiple listing services to its members since 1977. CBA is committed to the mission of providing members with current commercial listing information and to help increase their productivity. Members share a philosophy of ongoing communication and cooperation and are represented by a voluntary Board of Directors.
CBA's Research Staff gathers information on all available office, industrial and retail space in buildings that meet our research standards in eight Washington and Oregon counties. CBA's custom designed website is continuously updated by members as well as CBA's Research staff. Our user-friendly program is fully optimized across all technological platforms. Features of the website include listing searches (both map and criteria based), marketing tools, numerous report options, and links to county tax records.
CBAcma, our Commercial Market Analysis product, is another tool available to CBA members - consisting of researched commercial property sales over $250,000 in eight Washington and Oregon counties.
In keeping with the ever-changing legalities of the industry, CBA also provides a Forms Library for our members' use. These forms have been carefully prepared by the Association's legal counsel and are the commercial industry standard.
CBA also provides education and networking opportunities for the commercial brokerage community, giving members access to clock hour classes to fulfill their licensing requirement, as well as forums to meet and make deals with their fellow brokers.
How do I become a member?
CBA appreciates your interest and the opportunity to provide you with information about the Commercial Brokers Association's membership benefits.
To join CBA as a new office, please print out and complete both the Broker Member Application as well as the Broker Roster Update. To add a broker to a participating office, please simply complete the Broker Roster Update. If you're interested in becoming an Associate Member, please refer to the Associate Member Information page.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss how CBA's services can benefit you. Please feel free to call CBA's Member Services at 425-820-3348 or 1-800-275-2522 for additional information.
Earn a Master of Science in Real Estate!
Earn a Master of Science in Real Estate studies in just 18 months through the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at UW. This new program is a first of its kind in the country and is work-compatable with classes only two days a week. Areas of concentration include Real Estate Development, Investment and Finance, and Corporate Real Estate. Attend the information session or click here for more details.
This new class covers everything from commercial underwriting to the most common types of real estate loans, basic loan documentation as well as negotiating business and legal points.
You will leave with a better understanding of the following:
· How Lenders Evaluate Risk
· The Calculus of Underwriting
· Security Agreements & UCC filings
· Environmental Indemnity
· Personal Guarantees
· Recourse Loans & Guarantees
· Transfer and Assignment issues
· and more
Mike Garner, is a shareholder with Stokes Lawrence, P.S., where he guides his clients through the complexities of commercial real estate transactions—development, financing, purchases and sales, property management and leasing. He also represents clients in commercial litigation. Mike is a member of both the Washington and King Country bar associations. Mike was honored by the King County Bar Association as mentor of the year, and has served as special disciplinary counsel to the Washington State Bar Association. He earned his A.B. degree from Stanford University and his J.D. degree from Boalt Hall, University of California at Berkeley.
In today’s commercial real estate market the biggest roadblock continues to be the availability of financing. In this course, you will learn about the ins and outs of SBA financing for owner users, also understanding the SBA 504 & 7(a). In detail, you will visit borrower and project eligibility, loan repayment terms, loan amounts and sample interest rates. Here’s what you’ll cover:
Maximum loan amounts
Structure of the loan programs
What is financed
What the lender will be looking for
How to put the deal together
Robert L. Barr, Bank of the West, Vice President, SBA business development officer. Robert oversees SBA 504 and 7(a) loans to small and medium sized business clients in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, and surrounding areas. He has more than 14 years of commercial real estate industry experience, including 9 years of direct SBA lending experience, and 5 years as a commercial real estate broker in Chicago. Most recently, he was vice president and business development officer of SBA lending at TD bank. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Barr is an active member of the Commercial Brokers Association.
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Criterion Properties LLC.