Commercial Services Accreditation 

Your association can be recognized by NAR for a commitment to offering commercial services, programs and benefits for members. This prestigious achievement not only can help you retain your current members, but is also part of a strong membership recruitment plan. Learn more: Commercial Services Accreditation

National Commercial Awards

Every year in the Fall, NAR honors accomplished REALTORS® in commercial real estate by celebrating their local achievement on a national level. Learn more about how you can take this opportunity to recognize an award-winning commercial professional from your association on the National Commercial Awards page.

Commercial Innovation Grants

This program assists REALTOR® associations with funding for new services or programs that have a direct commercial member benefit and add value. The application and funding process is held at the beginning of each year, however resources may be available at other times. For more information, visit the Commercial Innovation Grants page.

REALTOR® Party – Community Outreach Grants

Funding is available to state and local REALTOR® associations to help plan, organize and implement community outreach programs. These funds can help you to revitalize downtowns and suburbs, create great places, enhance housing options and focus on land use in communities. Visit the REALTOR® Party at

REALTORS® Property Resource – Commercial

Give your REALTOR® members one-click access to RPR Commercial resources with badges that you can integrate into your websites or blogs. RPR Commercial badges connect to upcoming training, best practice articles and links to short videos tutorials. This technology and exclusive benefit allows your members to measure, predict, and target the right location for their clients. For details visit and select “Commercial” in drop down menu.

Forming a Commercial Structure

Looking to form a commercial structure (committee, division, alliance, etc) at your association? Download the guide on Forming a Commercial Structure. Staff at NAR are available to help you assess your readiness, create a membership development plan and support you along the way.

Coaching & Consultations

NAR staff can visit your association or hold a session by phone or web conference to discuss the benefits of offering commercial services, ways to enhance your current offerings, how to build an effective member development strategy or other issues important to you. Contact Jean Maday, Director of Engagement and Commercial Strategy, if interested.



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Commitment to Excellence

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