Taking Steps Toward a
Diverse Industry

We envision a more diverse commercial real estate industry where our professionals demographically reflect our client communities

CHANGING THE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY BY BRIDGING RESOURCES AND PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS WITH DIVERSE TALENT

Benefits of Workplace Diversity

Increased Innovation & Creativity

Bringing together workers with different qualifications, backgrounds and expereinces makes for more effective, creative problem-solving and breeds innovation. 

More Qualified Workforce

Recruiting from a broader, diverse set of candidates makes companies more likely to hire the best and brightest in the market. 

Better Adaptability


As the demographics of our nation continue to change, diverse business will be better prepared to meet the needs of clients, communities and employees.

Reduced Turnover


Failing to create an inclusive, discrimination-free workplace can foster a hostile work environment that can cause valuable, qualified workers to leave, thereby increasing turnover costs.

Increased Market Share

 

Diverse workforces can more effectively market to clients from different races, ethnicities, genders or sexual orientations, thereby increasing market share. 

Who We Are

The Commercial Real Estate Diversity Collaborative includes representative from MSCA, BOMA Greater Minneapolis, CoreNet Global, IREM, MNCAR, MNCREW, NAIOP, and ULI, along with individual members from the commercial real estate industry, its partners and students.

Get Involved

The Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Diversity Collaborative has announced the availability of the Application for its Scholarships. These scholarships were established in 2013 to support academically promising women and minority students with financial need in Minnesota.

Scholarship Information

The Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Diversity Collaborative has announced the availability of the Application for its Scholarships. These scholarships were established in 2013 to support academically promising women and minority students with financial need in Minnesota.

Resources

Find links to our partners’ webpages and career/job postings on our Resources page