The Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) gives our member-owned cooperative of brokers and professionals essential tools and support to maximize their productivity and success. We seek out and develop the best resources that the CRE industry has to offer to provide an integrated system of market research, listings services, legal contracts, networking, education, association management services, arbitration and industry lobbying efforts.
Our membership includes top commercial real estate influencers and companies in CRE-associated industries in the Pacific Northwest.
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:
MARKET RESEARCH AND LISTINGS INFORMATION THAT DRIVES YOUR BUSINESS
Our members enjoy unlimited, 24-hour access to verified, up-to-date information. Unlike other CRE listings providers, our data is actively verified by our members AND internal staff to ensure the most reliable, comprehensive, highest-quality data.
Members submit and verify with our staff all Sale, Lease and Business Opportunity listings. In addition, our staff researches all additional available office, industrial and retail space in buildings over 10,000sf in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Spokane Counties to create the most comprehensive and accurate database of spaces for lease.
CBA's members include real estate professionals from the most prominent CRE firms in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, which gives your listings the best and broadest exposure possible.
PROVIDING COMPREHENSIVE CRE SALES DATA
CBAcma is a comprehensive, accurate, reliable, locally researched database that provides detailed information on all recorded commercial sales $250,000+ in the Puget Sound Region and Spokane. The database includes all industrial, office, retail, multi-family and land properties sales recorded in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties since January 2001, and later sales for Kitsap, Spokane, and Thurston Counties.
THE CONTRACTS YOU NEED TO CLOSE DEALS QUICKLY
Developed and curated by top commercial real estate legal experts over the last 25+ years for CBA members, Legal Library PRO's contracts and forms are recognized as the industry standard and are the fastest and easiest way to close a deal. Simply put, deals get done faster with CBA Forms!
CBA members can instantly access and edit any of Legal Library PRO's 100+ copyrighted contracts and forms for Washington and Idaho. Forms include Purchase & Sale Agreements, Lease Agreements for Multiple & Single Tenants, Exclusive Listing Agreements, Business Sale Agreements, addendums, commissions, disclosures, and riders. Click here for a full list of our forms.
MOVING YOUR CAREER FORWARD
CBA provides a wide variety of educational opportunities and networking events to our members, including live classes geared specifically to CRE professionals and online courses to help you easily satisfy real estate licensing requirements. Our offerings include a regular schedule of monthly classes throughout the region, a yearly day-long forum of essential topics, and online classes members can access at their convenience.
Classes cover required state-level core curriculum materials, topics of interest to our members, and courses that speak directly to more specialized areas of commercial real estate.
Our events are designed to elevate your business and standard of practice, so we select convenient local sites and carefully curate expert speakers to ensure you're exposed to and can learn from a unique group of like-minded professionals.
BRINGING THE CRE COMMUNITY TOGETHER
Since 1977, we have been bringing CRE professionals together for a common purpose – to share market insights, learn about key trends, network, and inspire one another. Our members represent CRE professionals at every point in their career. Instantly contact your peers, learn from veteran members of the CRE community, and reach out to the person sitting on the other side of a deal.
PROVIDING INDUSTRY GUIDANCE
CBA's Rules of Professional Conduct,, which are enforced by our Rules Committee and Board of Directors, help to ensure that all our members act in accordance with a strict standard of transparent member guidelines. When you work with a fellow CBA member, you can be confident that your negotiations will adhere to a common code and practice.
SETTLING DISPUTES QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY
If for some reason a commission dispute arises between CBA members, members can leverage Dispute Resolution services, a peer-based resolution process designed to quickly and inexpensively settle disputes through a fair and comprehensive Mediation and Arbitration process.
SUPPORTING THE SUCCESS OF WASHINGTON STATE'S CRE ASSOCIATIONS
For more than 20 years, CBA has provided association management and administrative services to commercial real estate nonprofit associations in the state of Washington. We proudly support our commercial real estate partners by providing a headquarter location and staffing in areas including membership services, event planning and logistics, book keeping and general administrative staff support.