Commercial Real Estate


Discover a wealth of industry-leading insights and resources, from cutting-edge research and technology to essential legal and legislative updates, all tailored to empower and support commercial real estate professionals.

Research & Technology

Commercial practitioners need access to the latest market research and technology to provide the insights their clients rely on. Through the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), members have access to these valuable tools and benefits:

Commercial Real Estate Market Research

Commercial Real Estate Market Research Explore reports, case studies, and surveys offering in-depth analysis and market insights on multi-family, office, industrial, and retail properties. Plus, research on emerging trends and economic issues impacting the commercial real estate sector.

Commercial Listing Platforms and Tools — NAR has curated a list of technology tools and listing platforms that are popular with REALTORS® across the country — many of which offer exclusive member discounts, such as Brevitas and Crexi. We also encourage commercial practitioners to explore the companies working with the REACH Commercial and Second Century Ventures.

Quarterly Commercial Real Estate Metro Market Reports Economic and demographic conditions of select metro areas, including commercial market indicators on net absorption, vacancy rates, rent, deliveries, inventory, total sales volume, and cap rates.

TechHelpline Button

TechHelpline Missouri REALTORS® offers members free access to tech support via phone, live chat, or email, to troubleshoot problems with any software or hardware, whether for your real estate business or personal needs. 

REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR) Commercial Reports, Prospecting Tools, and Research The largest property database in the nation, accessible to all REALTORS® and provided at no additional cost as a member benefit.

Legal & Legislative

Federal- and state-level laws, regulations, and legislation impact how commercial practitioners conduct business and serve their clients. The benefits created from the legal/risk management and advocacy/government affairs efforts of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and Missouri REALTORS® can sometimes feel intangible, especially for projects or initiatives that span multiple years, the work done through these programs creates long-term tangible value and resources for members as well as the public. 

Standard Forms — 150+ standard forms for commercial, residential, condo, farm, and land transactions, based on Missouri real estate law. Additionally, for an annual fee, Missouri REALTORS® forms may be licensed by a brokerage to be used in their back-office systems.

Window to the LawThis monthly video series from NAR provides valuable risk management tips and information to help real estate professionals navigate legal issues facing the real estate industry. 

Capitol Update BlogDuring Missouri’s legislative session, Missouri REALTORS® provides weekly updates through our Capitol Update blog, sharing progress on bills and issues relevant to REALTORS®. This site also includes a comprehensive list of our legislative victories through the years, and a few of note include, prohibiting transfer taxes and sales tax on services (including real estate commissions), allowing for the use of electronic/online/remote notaries, and a variety of landlord/tenant initiatives. 

Legal LineDirect access to real estate attorneys providing information on a variety of real estate law topics, by phone or an online library of videos and answers to FAQs. 

Federal Commercial AdvocacyNAR tracks hundreds of issues that impact the real estate industry, including Section 1031 Like-Kind Tax-Deferred Exchanges, Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction, CRE lending and credit availability, Qualified Opportunity Zones, among others. To see all of NAR’s legislative priorities visit 

State Political Coordinator Program State Political Coordinators (SPCs) are REALTOR® members who play an important role in the grassroots and advocacy efforts, who currently have or work to cultivate relationships with elected officials, in order to educate them on real estate industry and private property rights issues. Having commercial practitioners serve as SPCs is essential, to ensure legislators understand the potential impact of proposed legislation on the commercial sector. 

Professional StandardsMissouri REALTORS® professional standards program handles complaints from REALTORS® or members of the public, alleging violations of the Code of Ethics by a member, and mediation or arbitration of commission disputes between members.

Missouri State Advocacy — Missouri REALTORS® Jefferson City-based lobbying team works nonstop to build relationships with legislators and educate them on private property rights issues. To see the General Policies Guide and our current talking points, check out our Legislative Visit Resources page. 

REALTOR® Days at the Capitol REALTOR® Days are small local board/association group visits to Jefferson City every Tuesday and Wednesday during the state legislative session, providing an additional touchpoint between legislators and REALTORS®. These visits complement the work of our SPCs and lobbying team, by providing elected officials with diverse perspectives from practitioners about the potential impact proposed legislation could have in their districts. 

Partnerships, Events,
& Volunteer Opportunities

Missouri REALTORS® supports the work of real estate and economic development groups, such as the Hawthorn Foundation, Missouri Partnership, and the Missouri Housing Alliance, with the understanding that economic growth results in commercial and residential development opportunities for communities across the state.

C5 + CCIM Global Summit The National Association of REALTORS® and The CCIM Institute host this annual conference, which brings together commercial practitioners and economic development directors from across the country, working in every class, category, size, and shape of commercial and industrial real estate sectors. 

National Association of REALTORS® Committees On the national level, NAR has a variety of committees focused on commercial needs, such as the Commercial Federal Policy Committee, Commercial Real Estate Research Advisory Board, Commercial Economic Issues and Trends Forum, and the Property Management Forum. All of these groups meet during NAR’s Legislative Meetings and NXT Conference each year, and are open to all members, often hosting speakers or presentations on key research or issues. 

MIPIM Described as a “global urban festival,” this annual conference in Cannes, France hosts institutional investors, fund managers, and real estate industry leaders, providing a unique opportunity to gather and develop strategies for capital deployment and economic expansion. As part of the United States Pavilion, sponsored by NAR, Missouri REALTORS® attends each year to share why our state is a strategic choice for companies to invest, relocate, or grow their businesses. Visit for our interactive collateral, created in collaboration with Missouri Partnership. 

Missouri REALTORS® O2 Governance  — State association committees are organized through a structure called “O2,” which stands for “outreach and output.” We offer a mix of open meetings for members to ask questions and share ideas or serve as an appointed volunteer on a committee. We encourage commercial practitioners, in particular, to engage with our Economic Development, Commercial, and Advocacy Action Output Groups, Property Management Section, and our Advocacy and Commercial Forms Committees, to help guide policies and programming at the state level.

Branding, Education, 
& Additional Benefits

Commercial REALTOR® LogoDownload the artwork and usage details for the special red REALTOR® commercial membership mark. 

CREATE MagazineThis quarterly magazine for commercial practitioners is distributed by NAR to members whose M1 profile notes commercial as a "Field of Business." If you are not receiving this publication, access this guide to update your M1 record to reflect your commercial specializations.  

Missouri REALTORS® Relief Foundation Grants — While we hope this is one benefit you never need; Missouri REALTORS® is ready to provide relief to Missourians whose primary residence is impacted by a natural disaster.  

“That’s Who We R” Commercial AssetsNAR’s national consumer advertising campaign demonstrates the expertise of REALTORS® helping their clients navigate the complexities of buying or selling real estate. Available online and through Photofy, there are commercial assets you are welcome to use in your marketing and promotions.

Free Audiobooks and eBooksThrough the Overdrive and Libby apps, REALTORS® have access to thousands of free eBooks and audiobooks 

Commercial Designations and InstitutesWhether you are new to commercial real estate or have a thriving business, your own professional development can keep your skills at the top level. In partnership with NAR, these organizations provide access to tremendous educational and networking opportunities.

REALTOR® Benefits Program —  Exclusive, customized offers and discounts that specifically help REALTORS® save on solutions that boost your business and best serve your clients, including insurance, travel, appliances, marketing services, and more!