CREBA stands for the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders’ Associations, a private non-stock non-profit corporation established under Philippine law.
As the name suggests, it started out as the union of Philippine business and trade associations in the real estate, housing and construction industry.
CREBA was established in October 1973 by CREBA Founder MANUEL M. SERRANO, together with the industry Dons at that time: Antonio Avecilla, Luis Bernasconi, Victor Buencamino Jr, Cesar Caliwara, Demetrio Capuyoc, Rosendo Donida, Mariano Goce, Octavio Kalalo, Mariano Lucero, Ariston Nakpil, Romulo Reyes, Victorio Soliven, Artemio Valencia and Rodolfo Valencia.
CREBA is the recognized umbrella organization of some 4,000 firms, individuals and associations directly or indirectly involved in land and housing, construction, allied industries and various professional fields of discipline.
CREBA’s membership includes developers of land, housing subdivisions, condominiums, industrial estates, resorts, hotels and retirement facilities; home builders; brokers; building contractors; professionals in the fields of urban and environmental planning, architecture, engineering, and real estate management; property appraisers; financial advisors; and suppliers of land development and construction inputs.
CREBA holds office in its own building at CREBA Center, Don Alejandro Roces Avenue corner, Couth A Street, Quezon City, Philippines, with Telephone numbers (632) 373-2270 up to 75.