FIABCI is a worldwide network whose membership is open to all professionals involved in the property industry, enabling its members to maximize their business opportunities by sharing information and contacts on local, national and international levels.

FIABCI membership includes 100 real estate organisations who represent over 1.5 million professionals, 60 Academic Institutions and 3000 Individuals and companies. Every real estate discipline is represented within FIABCI and its operations are spread over four principal regions – the Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe.



Founding in France of CNAB (French National Federation of Property Managers)
The organization’s first President, Pierre Colleville, entertained visions of a federation with an international reach. In doing so, he shared the ambitions of his Danish counterparts.


CNAB national congress in Paris
The presence of representatives from the real estate profession in North America, Belgium, and Switzerland provided a preview of the forthcoming realization of President Colleville’s hopes for an opening onto the world, in the process prompting CNAB to pursue contacts with its European counterparts.


First official international CNAB congress hosted by Pierre Colleville in the presence of Belgian, Canadian, Swiss, Danish, British, and Dutch delegates. It was considered as the First International Congress of the Federation, although the organization was not constituted officially until 1951.


Constitution of the International Federation of Property Managers with Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, and the United States, on the 2nd of June. Second International Congress of the Federation.


During this period the Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, and Canada acceeded to the Federation as full-fledged members.


On the 21st of July, the new federation obtained consultative status on the United Nations Economic and Social Council.


International congress in Vienna: It was this congress that adopted a new name for the organization: the Fedration Internationale des Administrateurs de Biens Conseils et Agents Immobiliers (FIABCI).


Institution of a permanent office to the European Community.


The decision was made at the Tel-Aviv World Congress to rename the Federation the International Real Estate Federation. This existing acronym FIABCI, however, already recognized worldwide, was kept.


FIABCI adopted new statutes and internal regulations. The Executive Committee was renamed the Board, and the Board was renamed the General Assembly.


What is the International Real Estate Federation FIABCI?

Business club of real estate professionals in 60 countries;
Federation of 100 national real estate associations;
Special consultant with NGO status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Organisation (ECOSOC)

FIABCI represents all real estate disciplines:

brokerage, property management, valuation / appraisal, property development and consulting,  lawyers, insurers, architects, urban planner…

FIABCI represents all types of property:

Leisure, office, industrial, residential, retail, rural ….

FIABCI is Global

FIABCI is represented by chapters in 48 countries. It has five official languages:  English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.
FIABCI is a non-political entity whose objective is to help its members add an international dimension to their businesses. FIABCI helps members acquire knowledge, develop networks and optimise business opportunities all over the world.
FIABCI holds special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

We offer at least two international congresses a year
We are a catalyst for our institutional members, promoting their courses, certifications and publications to our worldwide membership

We propose international real estate certification in cooperation with FIABCI’s Academic Members.

World Councils

Fiabci members’ activities are divided into 4 categories: Brokers, Experts, Managers and Developers.

Managers  practice in the following fields: office buildings, condos, rental buildings, retail, industrial and assets

Brokers covers the fields of residential, office, industrial, retail, leisure, land and farm

Developers gather the professionals of builders, funds, financial institutions as well as promoters

Experts is one of the largest councils, gathering architects, valuers, lawyers, engineers, surveyors, consultants, title companies and educators


– Be part of a Global Professional Network

Join leading professional associations, academic institutions, and individuals from all sectors of the real estate industry

With membership in over 60 countries worldwide, FIABCI members are part of the premier real estate association in the world.

FIABCI speaks your language. FIABCI uses 5 official languages and often provides simultaneous translations to ensure member communications.


– Develop your expertise

Participate in the World Councils to develop your knowledge and your business opportunities

The FIABCI World Councils are organised around professional groups to facilitate sharing of knowledge and expertise and to create business opportunities


– Raise your profile

Use the FIABCI online membership database to develop your full professional profile for public viewing.

Members are listed in the annual FIABCI Membership Directory, distributed to all members around the world


– Attend World Class International Events

FIABCI members have access to preferential rates for all FIABCI events worldwide which include world class professional programmes and dynamic networking opportunities


– Use FIABCI online tools

All FIABCI members benefit from access to ProxioPro for B to B listing and networking services

Use member only tools to reach out to FIABCI members

Learn about upcoming events and activities in the electronic FIABCI news


– Continue your Education

FIABCI University provides continuing education including the FIREC designation “FIABCI International Real Estate Consultant”

FIABCI Scholarship Fund supports students in real estate

FIABCI Professional Exchanges programme provides opportunities to gain international experience


– Be involved in International Property Programmes

FIABCI holds consultative status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council

Representatives from FIABCI actively participate in programmes relevant to property issues worldwide