The Chicago Restaurant Brokers Association (CRBA) is an association of restaurant real estate and business brokers and service professionals serving the Greater Chicago Metropolitan area, central Illinois, northwest Indiana, and southern Wisconsin. Our members cater to the hospitality industry in order to satisfy all of their clients’ real estate and business brokerage needs.

This site provides information about the organization and serves as a forum for members to communicate with other members and their clients about restaurant sites and businesses that are available for purchase or lease.

We are pleased to offer this site as just one facet of the expert service provided by our members, and we thank you for your interest in CRBA.

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  • Restaurant Businesses For Sale 35% 35%
  • Restaurants With Real Estate 20% 20%
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Rebekah Carlson
Managing Broker
Rebekah R Carlson Real Estate | Carlson Integrated

Managing Broker of Rebekah R Carlson Real Estate and Founder Carlson Integrated, LLC, a full service marketing consulting firm specializing in commercial real estate-related marketing, small businesses, and e-commerce/technology platforms. Restauranty-related efforts include concept development, investor decks, public relations, eblasts, websites, social media, etc.

Ken Houbolt
Commercial Real Estate Broker
Houbolt Real Estate

Ken Houbolt has raised the bar as a residential and commercial real estate professional. He provides his clients with the best online and offline marketing exposure and technology applications in the industry. He is genuinely committed to his client’s success and strongly believes that his role is to be your ally and adviser.

Robert Jay Friedman
Vice President
Jameson Commercial Real Estate

Robert has 40+ years of experience as a retail and restaurant broker specializing in landlord and tenant representation throughout the Chicago metro area. He has completed major leasing assignments for some of the most formidable shopping center owners in the Midwest including Simon Property Group, Westfield, Urban Retail Properties, METRA, and DL3 Realty.

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