About CARW Membership
Each division of the CARW network offers the association a unique perspective on the development and needs of commercial real estate.
CARW offers 7 membership categories: Brokerage, Economic Development, Dual Broker, REALTOR®, Affiliate, Corporate Affiliate, or Student. You can find the criteria for each of the membership categories below.
*Please note: dues are prorated and subject to change. Please contact Alexis Strode with questions about pricing.
Fill out our FREE membership application and you will receive more information.
How to Become A Commercial Real Estate Agent
If you want to become a commercial real estate agent in Wisconsin there are some standard requirements that you must first meet before the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing will provide you with a legal license to sell commercial properties in the state.
We are here to help and have put together a list of steps you need to take.
CARW represents Commercial Real Estate interests throughout Wisconsin including some in Illinois. CARW’s REALTOR® members include Wisconsin’s most respected brokers in the industrial, office, retail, investment, and multi-family sectors. Unmatched by any other real estate organization in Wisconsin, CARW provides REALTOR® members with direct access to professional development tools and the most extensive network of licensed commercial brokers in Wisconsin. Commercial continuing education, commercial advocacy information, and commercial programming are a focus of our efforts.
*must hold a valid Wisconsin Real Estate or Appraisal License (some restrictions apply)
holds a valid Wisconsin Real Estate License and is a member of another REALTOR organization including GMAR or RASCAW
Local Exchange Member
Individuals that participate in CARW membership focused on access to CARW Data. They receive discounts on CARW programs and inclusion in the directory. This does not include REALTOR benefits.
Affiliate Membership (Non-Licensed)
A successful real estate deal or commercial development can’t be done without the help of many of our affiliate members. Whether you are a bank that secures the financing or the attorney drafting the contract, a CARW membership will help you build long-lasting and prosperous relationships in the commercial real estate industry. More than 850 Commercial Real Estate professionals are at your fingertips when you belong to CARW through access to the member directory. Is your firm vital to commercial real estate transactions but does not have licensed REALTORS? This membership is for you. Appraisal, architecture, construction, development, etc
Corporate Affiliate Membership
Corporate Affiliates enjoy discounted membership rates when more than two from a company join CARW. Corporate Affiliates receive Affiliate Member benefits including discounts to events, invitations to programming, and members-only opportunities. Ideals for firms with more than two members with one primary and limitless secondary members.
Economic Development Membership
Leaders who are engaged in municipal or economic development activities including economic development professionals, BID leaders, and more. Contact us with questions / qualifications.
It is important for students in the commercial real estate world to build relationships with the well-versed broker members of CARW. Student memberships are offered to full-time undergraduate students who are carrying 12 credits at a community, private, or state college. This also applies to students who are NOT licensed brokers/salespeople but have an internship within real estate. This does not apply to graduate students.