Commercial Marketing Meeting

The Commercial Committee holds monthly meetings to market for commercial properties, additionally, there are several times a year that the marketing meetings are held in conjunction with a commercial CE class. Please see the full schedule below and click on the link to register for any meetings that include CE. For classes with CE, the marketing meeting will occur after the class.

The commercial marketing meetings are held the first Friday of each month in the COAR Annex at 7:30 AM

The Redmond Commercial Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM at the Redmond VFW (1836 SW Veterans Way, Redmond, OR 97756).

Across Central Oregon —

Commercial Brokers and Affiliates Meet Here

Welcome to the Commerical Investment Division of COAR, dedicated to REALTORS®, investors and affiliates involved in growing commercial enterprises throughout one of the most beautiful regions in the West - anchored by Bend and Redmond, reaching North to Madras and South to LaPine, then East and West to Sisters and Prineville. The Commercial committee is a newly formed committee which has replaced the board of directors for the Commercial Investment Division (CID) and focuses on issues and opportunities uniqe to the commercial aspects of property sales, leasing and management. This group was created with an organized system for sharing information on available properties and the real estate needs of interested parties. 

The commercial group is comprised of active commercial real estate brokerages, property managers, developers and specialists cooperating (and, yes, competing) to insure their investors, property owners and tenants have the most current information and reliable tools available in the current Central Oregon market. The commercial group strives to represent the common interests of our members while, at the same time, allowing their clients to benefit from the experience of over 100 regional commercial specialists working together. 

COAR publishes a monthly commercial newsletter that COAR members can subscribe to through the subscription management page on our weekly e-newsletter. The newsletter can also be viewed here.

Register now: Commercial Impact Summit  

Join us on March 19th in Bend for a full day of timely topics in commercial real estate, including: disruption, adaptive reuse, splitting profits, legislative issues impacting the industry, developing a build-to-suit pro forma and more. Hear from national speakers – CCIM and SIOR instructors, as well as NAR and OAR staff and other experienced commercial practitioners. This event includes breakfast and lunch, as well as an evening networking reception. The Summit is free for COAR members and $75 for non-members. Attendees can earn up to 7 CEs. Learn more

COAR Commercial Transaction of the Year Award

On an annual basis the commercial committee at COAR selects a Commercial Transaction of the Year. The awardee is selected based on what the COAR member brought to the transaction including: professional skills, creativity, integrity, perseverance and value the transaction brought to the community. The requirements for the award are:

  • Listing or Selling Broker nominated that is a member of COAR
  • The project is commercial in nature.
  • The transaction was completed by December 31 of the prior year.
  • Application deadline is February 28.
  • In evaluating the transaction, the committee will use the following factors as scoring criteria: creativity, professional skills, integrity, perseverance, complexity of the transaction and community benefit.
  • Click here for the application.

2018 Transaction of the Year

Walt Ramage, NAI Cascade Commercial Real Estate for completion of an 8-acre sale in Redmond to Heritage Hospitality Group for two hotels.


NAR Commercial Resources

Online Ethics Training

The National Associaton of REALTORS® (NAR) offers online training options, including a specific commercial track. 


NAR Commercial Affiliated Organizations

Designations, Certifications and Online Education

COAR offers a commercial scholarship to help cover commercial courses, click here to apply. Due April 30, 2019.