Industry Resources

In the real estate industry, having the latest market and industry information is vital to evaluate investment opportunities, create value and achieve performance results. We have assembled an extensive list of resources that provide investors and professionals with the tools and knowledge to better understand the industry and stay informed. Parallel to our philosophy, we feel that a keen attention to market conditions and utilization of industry resources can be strategic in efforts to meet
investment objectives.

Professional Organizations

American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA)
Information and analysis of real estate development, planning, and economics.

American Real Estate Society (ARES)
Society for high level practicing professionals and real estate professionals of colleges and universities.

Appraisal Institute (AI)
A site dedicated to educating real estate appraisers.

Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES)
International real estate society serving as a vehicle of communication between Asian real estate academic professionals and policy makers.

Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA)
A network of commercial real estate professionals providing a forum to discuss issues pertaining to the industry.

CFA Institute
A nonprofit organization of 88,000 investment professionals, which provides seminars and publications to investment professionals

Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREWN)
An organization dedicated to furthering the success of its members by providing opportunities that foster productive and supportive relationships and enhance personal and professional growth.

Corporate Real Estate Service Advisors (CRESA)
An alliance of independent corporate real estate service providers in North America with a focus on tenant advisory services.

Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)
An international group of real estate professionals who provide advisory services to clients on property and land related matters.

Industrial Development Research Council (IDRC)
A professional association for executives managing corporate assets that define corporate infrastructure.

Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
Professional development for real estate managers offering a full range of services.

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Global trade association of the shopping center industry

Lambda Alpha International (LAI)
An organization with an interest in the education of land economics at the university level.

Mortgage Bankers Association of America (MBA)
A national association representing the real estate finance industry.

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
An organization of building industry professionals.

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
A trade association of developers, owners, and investors with the goal of enhancing property values.

National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM)
Provides knowledge and insight pertaining to the real estate industry to members, including real estate advisors, financial institutions, REITs, opportunity funds, and private investors.

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
A national trade association for real estate companies, including REITs and other businesses that own, operate, and finance income-producing real estate, as well as those firms and individuals who advise, study, and service these businesses.

National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF)
A volunteer group seeking to resolve technical industry issues through education, sponsoring research, and generating performance indexes and portfolios.

National Multi Housing Council (NMHC)
Provides leadership or legislative and regulator matters for the apartment industry.

New England Regional Council of Carpenters
A video highlighting the organization’s “Helping Hammers” program, which serves nonprofit organizations and rebuilds communities such as Hendry Street in Dorchester, MA.

New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE)
Preeminent professional organization for women in commercial real estate.

Pension Real Estate Association (PREA)
Provides real estate investment information through education, research, and membership interaction.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Professional advice on land and property.

Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
Offers extensive educational courses on the commercial brokerage industry.

The Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Provides leadership for responsible land use and real estate development to stakeholders and members.

 

Trade Publications & News

CoStar Group
Provides the latest U.S. regional and national news about the real estate industry.

Inman News Features
A trade publication providing up-to-the-minute real estate news.

Institutional Investor
Publications, research, conferences, and memberships for institutional investors and the financial services industry.

Institutional Real Estate, Inc
A monthly trade publication meeting the information needs of pension, foundation, and endowment funds, as well as the people and companies who serve them.

Multi-Housing News
Provides the latest news on multi-housing, investment development, financing, leasing and management.

National Real Estate Investor
A monthly publication that covers financing, investment, management, development and leasing of commercial real estate.

Pensions & Investments
Provides current news, headlines, and information regarding money management for institutional investors.

Property & Portfolio Research
Provides real estate research, portfolio strategy, and risk management advisory services.

Real Estate Alert
The latest, up-to-the-minute newsletter coverage, including future offerings of commercial properties, mortgage portfolios, and real estate owning companies.

Real Estate Forum
Around the clock real estate news in major and secondary markets throughout the country.

Industry Journals

Journal of Property Investment and Finance
A forum for discussion and debate relating to all areas of property investment and finance.

Journal of Real Estate Literature (JREL)
A source of information to encourage academic research and teaching in the field of real estate.

Real Estate Economics (REE)
Facilitates communication among academic researchers and industry professionals to improve the analysis of real estate decisions.

RealSource On-Line
Offers a searchable database of over 16,000 real estate journal abstracts.

Research

Consultants

Deloitte & Touche Real Estate
An organization providing assurance and advisory, tax, and management consulting services.

E&Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group
A global group providing assurance and advisory business services.

Green Street Advisors, Inc
An independent research firm concentrating exclusively on the securities of REITs and publicly traded companies.

Landauer Associates
Specialize in commercial real estate investing services, consulting, and forecasting.

Marshall & Swift
Collect, process, and distribute building cost data for all real estate agencies.

PricewaterhouseCoopers
Provides support service for businesses across many industries. 

Regional Financial Associates (RFA)
Offers economic research and consulting services to corporations, governments, and institutions.