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We represent the intersection between the Commercial Real Estate industry and the Black community.

“Being in the commercial real estate industry is a contact sport and your net worth is directly related to your network. I belong to many different organizations, but hands down the most beneficial one for me is, AAREP LA.”
– James E. Daughrity, Principal Broker, Daughrity Real Estate

The African American Real Estate Professionals (AAREP) is a national network of chapters developed to support the advancement of Black professionals seeking to obtain career establishment and growth within the commercial real estate industry through professional development and networking. The organization’s activities have a united purpose: to support asset managers, brokers, property managers, investment professionals, developers, construction executives, architects, and finance and law professionals in building relationships and obtaining resources.

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AAREP LA has been a driving force in providing a supportive network for Black professionals working in the commercial real estate industry.
To lead in the intellectual, professional, and economic development of African American commercial real estate professionals.