About Us


The Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE) provides opportunities for professionals in all disciplines relating to commercial real estate to interact with one another.

GRACRE encompasses the City of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, and Henrico.


GRACRE is the only organization in Richmond whose primary mission is to be an advocate for commercial property owners, developers, and related professionals. GRACRE proactively addresses issues affecting the commercial real estate industry in Richmond.

Diversity & Inclusion MISSION

To embrace a focused and accelerated approach to diversity and inclusion,  GRACRE is committed to making an ongoing effort to engage a uniquely talented membership.  Our focus on such engagements adds to the value of the organization and helps all find value and increased chances for success.  GRACRE is mindful that inclusive environments drive innovation and talent and takes seriously its outreach and service in this regard.


The following occupations are a sample of the types of companies that are active members of GRACRE:

  • Accountant

  • Architect

  • Attorney

  • A/E Design Planning

  • Appraisal

  • Brokerage

  • Contractor

  • Developer

  • Economic Development

  • Engineering

  • Financial

  • Product Sales

  • Title Company

  • Utility

  • Civil Engineering

  • Construction Management

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Environmental

  • Facilities Management

  • Fire Protection

  • Geo-technical

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Interior Design

  • Landscape Architecture 

  • Plumbing 

  • Engineering 

  • Property Management

  • Site/ Master Planning

  • Structural Engineering

Since GRACRE is one of the largest Real Estate organizations in Richmond, its diverse membership creates invaluable networking opportunities, giving our members the opportunity to interact on a social basis with others who use and/or have referral capabilities of our services.

As a member of GRACRE, there are opportunities for networking, learning and making a difference legislatively. Members are encouraged to attend meetings regularly, to get involved on the various committees and to support the organization by inviting others to join. Members are also expected to join and contribute to the Commercial Development PAC. Contributions to the PAC help to open doors to our legislators.

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For information about our partner organizations, please see their websites.


The Virginia Association for Commercial Real Estate (VACRE) is a coalition of organizations which are comprised of executives and professionals committed to promoting the ownership, use, and development of commercial real estate in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 


Northern Virginia, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, was chartered in 1980 by a group of commercial real estate owners and developers with interests in the counties of Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun and Prince William and the city of Alexandria. Currently there are approximately 800 members, making it one of the largest NAIOP chapters in the United States.


HRACRE promotes the commercial real estate industry by educating its members on key issues, monitoring and addressing industry-related legislation, and taking the lead in the industry's evolution within the Hampton Roads region and the Commonwealth of Virginia.