Victoria Real Estate Board

VREB Commercial Division

The Commercial Division of the Victoria Real Estate Board was started in 1974 to promote commercial activity within the Greater Victoria Area. It comprises a group of REALTORS® who are Members of the Board and who have interest in the exchange of ideas, sharing of information and learning about the different aspects involved in the listing and selling of industrial, commercial and investment real estate.

Commercial Division Members meet ten times yearly and attend networking luncheons where speakers from the business community share industry updates and Members are able to market their clients' haves and wants.

Division Members support the commercial real estate and development community by hosting an annual Commercial Building Awards event which recognizes excellence in commercial real estate renovation and development; through active participation in the Canadian Commercial Council of REALTORS® and BC Commercial Council of REALTORS®; as well as in helping to produce products and systems that assist their clients in marketing their properties and businesses to interested buyers or tenants. This includes development of commercial-specific websites such as CLS, and also the member-to-member Commercial Broadcast Email Service that allows members to market their properties directly to other members across the province of BC.

The mission of the Victoria Real Estate Board Commercial Division is to support the specialized needs of its members. The Commercial Division: 

  • Provides a network for Division members and other professionals involved in commercial real estate.
  • Promotes the professionalism of members by sponsoring seminars and educational opportunities.
  • Promotes and enhances the public image of the Division and its members.
  • Ensures that members have up-to-date technological tools necessary to conduct their business.
  • Influences policies that affect the practice of Commercial Real Estate through collaboration with the Government Relations Committee, elected representatives and government staff.
  • Promotes excellence in building design and development in the Greater Victoria area through an annual Commercial Building Awards Competition.

For more information about the Commercial Division, please call a member of the Commercial Council.

2015 Commercial Council (PDF 136KB)

Proud Members of the Canadian Commercial Council and BC Commercial Council of REALTORS®.

Buying, selling or leasing commercial property in the Victoria, BC area is a specialized business requiring the help of a trained and knowledgeable expert; someone who not only knows the intricacies of real estate laws but also understands the specifics of the different commercial locations in the Victoria market.

Members of the Victoria Real Estate Board's Commercial Division have the sophisticated knowledge and skills required to ensure that the sale, purchase or lease of your commercial property goes as smoothly as possible. In order to be Members of the Division, representatives are required to have a proven amount of education and experience in the areas of sales/leasing, appraisal, property management, business brokerage, commercial construction, taxation/financing as well as planning and zoning.

Commercial transactions are often sensitive undertakings that have the potential to affect many people and nearby businesses. Member Realtors of the Victoria Real Estate Board's Commercial Division are experts when it comes to the delicate negotiations that often accompany this kind of real estate transaction.

Take the stress out of your next commercial real estate transaction and ensure you have a Commercial Specialist – a Victoria Real Estate Board Commercial Division Realtor - on your side.

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