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SERVICE OF

30 YEARS NG

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G R E AT E R WA S H I N G T O N C O M M E R C I A L A S S O C I AT I O N O F R E A LT O R S 速


GWCAR IS THE ONLY ORGANIZATION IN THE DC METRO AREA REPRESENTING COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKERS

80%

of GWCAR members are active commercial real estate brokers

GWCAR’s top ten regional leasing brokers averaged over

$1.5 billion in annual transactions in the past decade

GWCAR has been actively representing its members for

30 years


MEMBER BENEFITS

W H AT D O

GWCAR

GET KNOWN

GET RE COGNIZED

GWCAR events attract more brokers per square foot than any other event in the metro area. Members receive discounts on all event registrations.

Open exclusively to GWCAR members, the longstanding annual awards recognize outstanding individual performance based on transaction volume.

“For the last 20+ years I have found the one consistent organization in real estate to be involved with is GWCAR. It brings together the rookies and the veterans, watches out for our needs and recognizes the work of its membership. Whether it is a course being taught or a social mixer, you are for sure to meet other leaders in the industry when you become active with GWCAR. It has helped my career in many ways.� Bruce Pascal, CB Richard Ellis


WA S H I N G T O N D C

MEMBERS GET? GE T INF OR MED

GE T EDUCATE D

Commercial Broker Quarterly: a quarterly e-newsletter featuring members and relevant industry information. GWCAR.org: instant access to member benefits, event information, and market information.

Members receive a discount of nearly 40% off educational offerings, including: required courses for DC, MD, and VA; Best Practices Series of elective courses relevant to the commercial real estate industry; and Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate: online course offered through the National Association of REALTORS®.

“I have enjoyed being a part of GWCAR over the last twenty years. Regardless of your tenure, GWCAR provides a forum and an opportunity for brokers and other commercial real estate professionals to learn (and also teach), to socialize with your peers and other industry leaders, and to work together to resolve issues affecting our industry. GWCAR’s events and seminars are consistently informative and worthwhile. Time is precious but I am certainly glad that I made time for GWCAR.” Louis Christopher, Cushman & Wakefield


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GE T P R OT E C TE D

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Local, state, and national lobbying keep the commercial real estate broker’s business interests in front of legislators on Capitol Hill, the DC City Council and Mayor’s office, and the state capitols in Annapolis and Richmond. GWCAR is part of the National Association of REALTORS® lobby of 1 million members.

GWCAR programs are guided by member-driven committees.

“In the DC region, GWCAR provides a vital forum for brokers and other commercial real estate professionals to discuss solutions to issues that impact our industry. It also affords tremendous opportunities for current and future leaders in our field to grow enduring relationships that yield career-long benefits.” Joseph Stettinius Jr., Cassidy Turley


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W HO SHOULD JOIN?

HOW DO I JOIN?

• Licensed Commercial Real Estate Brokers – Seasoned Brokers – Young Professionals • Affiliated Service Companies – Law Firms – Architecture Firms – Interior Design Firms – Developers – Financial Institutions • Commercial Brokerage Employees • Market Researchers • Marketing Professionals

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www.gwcar.org

E M A I L membershiprecords@gcaar.com for an application Discounted memberships available for members under 35.

O U R M I S S I O N : To provide service to members and advance the commercial real estate profession in the Greater Washington area

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