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 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

“I focus on helping the restaurant owner save money and control assets. Business intelligence allows me to help the owner make the best decisions resulting in business growth and personal peace of mind. My systems and unique approach will increase your profit.”

Peter Audenas

Accounting-Cost Control, Remote Controller

Lee’s focus has now shifted to large-scale restaurant and event venues including those for The Revel Group and Teatro Chicago expanding our services to unusual and interesting properties including those in the rapidly developing Fulton Market District.

Lee Dickson

Real Estate Broker, Dickson & Co.

Contact CRBA

Interested? Please Sign Up for the CRBA Mailing List