Welcome to the Chicagoland Restaurant Brokers Association

The Chicagoland Restaurant Brokers Association (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 CRBA, 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 35%
  • Restaurant Businesses For Sale 40%
  • Restaurants With Real Estate 25%

What We Do

Showcase Restaurant Real Estate Sales and Leasing Opportunities

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

Share Best Practices for Success

Learn About Business Development in Chicagoland


Restaurant Real Estate Brokers


Architects and Designers


Attorneys, Lenders, Insurance Professionals


Economic Development Professionals

In addition to guiding restaurant start-ups, Chris’ law practice serves some of Chicago’s most notable food and beverage operators with industry-specific needs such as liquor license law, license expediting, leasing, and real estate transactions.

Chris Considine

Attorney, Considine Law Group, LLC

Pete’s primary specialties are costs, shrinkage, beverage delivery systems, technology, and taxes. His focus is helping restaurant owners save money and control assets. Business intelligence allows him to help the owner make the best decisions resulting in business growth and personal peace of mind.

Peter Audenas

Hospitality Consultant & Accountant, Remote Controller

Lee’s current focus is on large-scale restaurants, entertainment and event venues, unusual office/industrial properties and property assemblage for residential and hotel development in the booming Fulton Market District and Motor Row areas of the city.

Lee Dickson

President & Managing Broker , Dickson & Co.

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