Join CommercialForum

CommercialForum (CF) is the commercial division of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and Chicago’s largest commercial real estate community.

As a broker, owner, manager, developer, REALTOR® or non-REALTOR®, CommercialForum gives you access to:

  • Legislative influence
  • Free & discounted events, education & professional development
  • Tools & resources
    • Access to Commercial Contracts Pro
    • Access to Chicago-exclusive CREXi views.
  • Networking opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities on Association committees

Amplify your listings with CREXi!

CREXi helps you complete more transactions and grow your business through its commercial listing platform. Through our partnership, members of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and CommercialForum can list commercial properties for sale or rent on an exclusive, private view of CREXi. These active commercial listings are updated frequently by CREXi. This platform is free and is accessible only to Chicago REALTORS® and CommercialForum subscribers!

To create your own listings for display, subscribe to CREXi and input your properties on their platform. If you’re an NAR member, you get a 35% discount on CREXi. Subscribe here to get your properties featured!

Reminder: you will need your Chicago REALTORS® ID to view these listings.

How Has CommercialForum Helped Our Members’ Businesses?

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Ready to join CommercialForum?

Select the option below that best fits you!

I Am Currently A CAR Member & Want to Add Commercial Contracts Pro

Cost: $200 annually (approx. $16/month)

As a CAR member, you are already subscribed to all of our REALTOR® benefits; however, Commercial Contracts Pro is an add-on benefit that comes with an additional cost. You may add the Commercial Contracts Pro subscription to your account by filling out this form.

Please note that processing this request can take up to 3 business days.

I Am Not A CAR Member & Want to Join

Cost: $400 annually (approx. $33/month)

Thanks for your interest! As a CommercialForum member, you will receive access to commercial tools & reports, our email newsletter, event & class discounts and your personal Commercial Contracts Pro portal. Click here to submit your application.

Please note that processing this request can take up to 3 business days.