Mission Statement

To support the local commercial real estate industry by welcoming thought-provoking speakers, connecting real estate professional, and fostering an environment that promotes deal-making.


About Us

CREN is a 501(c)(6) non-for-profit organization focused on bringing together commercial real estate practitioners to learn, grow, and excel. Founded in 1972, CREN was originally known as The Texas Equity Marketing Network and subsequently The Houston Property Exchange. Today, CREN carries forward the same rich traditions that have brought value to members since our inception.

Sign-Up for Our Next Luncheon

The hallmark of our organization is the monthly luncheon. Please follow the link to sign-up for our next luncheon at The Briar Club on Friday, April 6th featuring Pulte Homes Division President Lindy Oliva to discuss the group's Del Webb communities: click here to register!

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Q+A: Landlord's Questions Regarding SBA Loans

Q+A: Landlord's Questions Regarding SBA Loans

Bruce Hurta, a CREN Member and SBA Lender at Member's Choice Credit Union, answers a landlord's questions about SBA borrowers, a.k.a. the folks who want to lease your space.

Letter from the President

Letter from the President

Changes abound for growing CREN

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