Join us in less than two weeks for a gathering of political leaders and industry advocates at our upcoming Legislative Luncheon and PAC Fundraiser!


Help us celebrate the achievements of our legislative champions over lunch as we honor their exceptional contributions with the inaugural Legislative All-Star Awards. The event will conclude with a fundraiser for CBPA’s Political Action Committee – supporting candidates and causes that benefit our industry during this critical election year.


All-Star Honorees to be Recognized at the

2024 Legislative Luncheon

Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh, Assemblymember Diane Dixon, Assemblymember Stephanie Nguyen, and LiUNA CA Executive Director Joseph Cruz. More honorees to be announced soon!

CBPA Member Spotlight: Jo Anne Bernhard

We're excited to kickoff our CBPA member spotlight series with long time Board Member Jo Anne Bernhard!

Tell us about your work

Basically, I have a commercial real estate law practice representing owners, developers, and landlords of commercial real estate shopping

centers, complexes, developments, and projects. I have been a lawyer with my own law office since 1970.


Now Accepting 2024 Award Nominations!

Every other year, CBPA honors individuals and companies that are making an impact at the Commercial Real Estate Industry Awards Ceremony. Award categories include:


  • Champions of Industry
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Community Service
  • Industry Advancement


Awards will be presented at the dinner ceremony on October 24th in Orange County. The deadline to submit a nomination is April 30, 2024. Nominate a deserving individual or company today and save the date for the event!


Resources for CBPA Members on New and Proposed Laws

Looking for more information on new laws and proposed legislation that impacts our industry? CBPA has created fact sheets to help you learn about critical issues impacting commercial real estate, including:

  • AB 1218: Demolition of Residential Dwelling Units
  • AB 1572: Potable Water Use on Nonfunctional Turf 
  • SB 253: Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act
  • And more!


2024 Events

February 21st: Legislative Luncheon, PAC Reception, CBPA Board Meeting - Sacramento

August 13th-14th: California Commercial Real Estate Summit - Sacramento

Legislative Calendar

February 16th: Last day for bills to be introduced.

March 21st-31st: Spring Recess

March 22nd: CBPA's Industrywide Legislative Meeting (Zoom)"!

May 24th: Last day for each house to pass bills introduced in that house.


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