About Us

The Society of Real Estate Professionals (SOREP) is dedicated to serving Tampa Bay's commercial real estate community by hosting insightful events on relevant industry topics, valuable networking opportunities, and our signature "Meeting of the Minds". SOREP is also committed to supporting higher education in commercial real estate by sponsoring a scholarship fund that has awarded over $100,000 in scholarships! 

Upcoming Events


Join the premier organization for commercial real estate professionals in Tampa Bay! SOREP members enjoy heavily discounted pricing for events, two free social events per year, and access to our member contact database. Most importantly, your membership dues support the SOREP Annual Scholarship.


event highlights

Ybor City Hotel Development Tour

This exclusive hard hat tour of the now under construction Ybor City Hotel by Aparium was followed by stops at the offices of Alfonso Architects and EWI Construction. Representatives from these three organizations provided valuable insight as to how this unique project was conceived and executed.

Summer Social & Port Tampa Bay Update

Guests enjoyed an open bar networking reception within the Port Tampa Bay headquarters, followed by an engaging presentation from Lane Ramsfield, VP of Real Estate, and Karl Strauch, VP of Brand Development at the Port. SOREP members receive complimentary admission to the annual summer social and winter holiday party.

Housing Today: A Live Interview

Leslie Deutch of John Burns Real Estate Consulting discussed today's housing market both nationally and locally in Tampa Bay over breakfast. Leslie then entertained a lively Q&A from the over 110 guests in attendance.

Holiday Party & Armature Works Tour

SOREP's 2017 holiday party was held on the rooftop of the Beck Building along the Hillsborough River. Following a reception, guests took an exclusive tour of the soon to open Armature Works Food Hall.

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