What We Offer
CRE Finance Council provides high-quality networking and connectivity with decision makers from leading commercial real estate finance companies around the world.
Conferences & Seminars
CREFC hosts two major industry conferences each year (January and June) that are the meeting place for leading industry participants representing every market sector. We also host frequent regional Mini-Conferences and After-Work Seminars in locations around the country that cover a breadth of commercial real estate finance issues including best practices, transactions and trends.
Industry Sector Specific Forums
CREFC offers our Members the opportunity to participate in one or more sector-specific Forums. These Forums provide Members with the meeting platform to address specific issues and needs of participants in the various sectors of the industry such as investors, lenders, issuers and servicers.
As the recognized, leading voice of commercial real estate finance, CREFC is the industry advocate for federal policies affecting our industry. We continually educate lawmakers and regulators about commercial real estate finance and its importance to the overall economy. This allows us to effectively advocate policies promoting the strength and liquidity of the markets.
Industry Standards and Best Practices
CREFC facilitates the development of best practices and industry standards that promote the commercial real estate finance market’s efficiency, transparency and liquidity worldwide. We educate borrowers, lenders, investors, servicers, rating agencies and other market participants on the benefits derived there from.
Member Communications -- Magazine & Industry News
CRE Finance World® is CREFC’s premier magazine, available to our Members. Written by leading participants in commercial real estate finance, CRE Finance World is considered the best source available for its own market.
The magazine complements other ongoing Member communications provided on a daily and weekly basis.
Research and Surveys
CREFC offers research and insight compiled from our Members. We also develop periodic surveys that provide specific sectors of the industry with performance benchmarking and trend analysis.
With the aid of the Education Committee, CREFC provides a number of Educational resources to students, young professionals and industry veterans including the CMBS E-Primer, CLE credits, and mentor programs.
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CRE Finance Council. The Voice of Commercial Real Estate Finance