Welcome to the CRBA

The CRBA is an association of restaurant real-estate and business brokers and service professionals serving the Greater Chicagoland 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.

  • Restaurants For Lease 30%
  • Restaurant Businesses For Sale 35%
  • Restaurants With Real Estate 20%
  • Asset Sales 15%

What We Do

Showcase Restaurant Real Estate, Business Sales and Leasing Opportunities

Network with Brokers, Liquor License Attorneys, Architects, Designers, Bankers, Special Guest Presenters

Share Information about business development in Chicago


Restaurant Real Estate Brokers


Architects and Designers


Attorneys, Lenders, Insurance Professionals


Economic Development Professionals

New Member Showcase

In addition to helping startups, The Considine Law Group also assists many of Chicago’s notable food and beverage operators with licensing, real estate and lease transactions.

Christopher Considine

Attorney, Considine Law Group

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.

Ken Houbolt

Commercial Real Estate Broker, Houbolt Real Estate

Dru is primarily focused on facilitating development and recruiting and retaining major companies in Lake County’s target industries of biopharma, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, and technology. Her participation in the CRBA is to provide additional support to the county’s municipalities to help them on their retail and hospitality attraction – as a value-added service.

Dru Garcia

Business Engagement Director, Lake County Partners

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