Updated: A new Commercial information exchange is now available

Do you list and sell Commercial real estate? If you answered “yes,” then check out Commercial First – a new commercial information exchange service powered by Catylist and launched by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

Commercial First is available to the public, with a deeper level of information for members. You can search, list and manage all your commercial listings and transactions through this service, including control of making your listings visible to the public or participating members only.

Other key features include:

  • built-in data integrity;
  • commercial market statistics;
  • customizable listing reports including comparison reports;
  • language translation capability;
  • agent/company profiles; and much more!

For some time, Commercial Realtors have expressed disappointment about the lack of quality listing and sales information on our commercial MLS®. Commercial leadership groups from across the province participated in numerous local, provincial and national discussions, created strategic plans, struck task forces and conducted surveys – all of which led organized real estate to a better understanding of the commercial real estate practitioner’s needs and business practices. Commercial First was identified as a product to help meet those needs.

How much does it cost?

It’s free for a month! Fraser Valley Board members can join today to check out the site over a one month period without paying anything. If you decide you like it and want to continue to use it, you’ll need to pay $70 (plus taxes) per month. Sign up for the free trial here.

Note: Your request to subscribe to Commercial First will be forwarded to your Managing Broker for approval. Once the approval has been received by the service provider, you will receive access details and information on training options.


Update: Free training session on Commercial First on August 29!

The FVREB has invited representatives from Catylist to provide a free training session on Commercial First to members. Commercial Realtors who are subscribers, or plan on subscribing/want to learn about the new system. The training session has been scheduled for:

Tuesday, August 29
1 pm to 2 pm (wine & cheese reception 2 pm to 4 pm)
FVREB Theatre/Auditorium

Register through Eventbrite here.