This course guide lists information for Professor Couture's MBA/EWMBA 280-1 class and supplements A Note on Real Estate Research that Prof. Couture has made available for you in Study.net. This guide has an annotated list of real estate research resources that are available at UCB library as well as freely available good quality sources of real estate investment information.
Environmental Design Library has resources for building, design, land-use and urban planning,
Ask us at the Business Library, or email or phone me. I am available Monday-Thursday afternoons and evenings till 8:30pm and Fridays till 5pm.If you need help with finding or accessing information, please
Please familiarize yourselves with the of library-subscribed databases.
Books and articles on real estate and corporate finance
California Association of Realtors' produce reports about California real estate - forecasts, county summaries, California affordability index and much more. Much of their content is freely available, while some is for members only . Their journal, California Real Estate is also available in print behind the Circulation Desk at the Business Library.
Local realtors associations publish details about their territories. Search the internet for realtors associations for desired area.
Association of Bay Area Governments and Metropolitan Transportation Commission for the Bay area - see their easy to use Vital Signs for the Bay area by county. Contact the MTC-ABAG library for any regional transportation and regional growth planning resources.
Southern California Association of Governments is responsible for formulating priorities for housing and economic development for the more urban southern California counties.
Business Times and regional Book of Lists are available online for major US economic areas. For the Bay area there are East Bay, San Francisco and Silicon Valley editions of the Book of Lists which list the top companies in various fields and includes data on the largest properties and other relevant data for real estate developers or investors. Book of Lists is available in the online Business Times package, and are also available in print at the Circulation Desk at the Business Library.
Reports by real estate firms: