Who We Are
Originally founded, in 1991, as the Commercial Leasing Committee of BOMA, the Commercial Brokers Association was established as a free standing division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board in 2001. CBA represents over 400 members in the commercial brokerage community throughout Massachusetts. Our members represent over 4,000 companies within the Commonwealth and those companies employ over 750,000 here in the state of Massachusetts and many more beyond state lines and internationally. CBA is deeply committed to providing relevant educational programs, promoting professionalism and cooperation, and creating an atmosphere where knowledge and ideas are easily exchanged.
Our services include:
Education with a Focus on Commercial Real Estate
CBA offers 12 Hour CEU course free of cost to members of CBA. All courses are certified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration and are tailored to the commercial, industrial and retail segments of our industry.
Programs and Seminars
Programs and seminars of topical interest are offered throughout the year. These programs feature real life industry professionals discussing up to the minute real estate issues. Some qualify for two CEU hours.
CBA Achievement Awards: CBA members receive peer recognition through our annual achievement awards. Your peers elect and vote for recipients of Broker of the Year, Landlord of the Year and Rookie of the Year. Deals of the Year, are nominated and judged by a panel of industry experts and include Office Deal of the Year (Downtown and Suburban), Industrial Deal of the Year, Investment Sale of the Year, Retail Deal of the Year (Sale and Lease) and Life Science Deal of the Year.
CBA Charity Golf Outing: CBA members rally annually for this event! All proceeds are donated to charitable organizations in the Greater Boston Area. The most recent beneficiary has been Caritas Communities a non-sectarian, not for profit provider of housing for the working poor.