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Resources for all aspects of the real estate industry.

Other Information Sources

Environmental Design Library has research resources for building, design, land-use and urban planning, 

Excellent guide to the US Census and American Community Surveys . These have the most detailed social/economic data of the US population - current and historical data is available from the national to the block level. The Social/Economic tab has links to user-friendlier tools for data access.

Company and Industry Research

Real Estate Data

Market Research

  • Urban Land Institute is a major land use and development advocacy and research organization and publishes area-specific real estate trends.
List of useful associations in the real estate field -  member based, they publish trade journals and reports that provide news, trends and statistics about their industries. They host conferences, advocate for and educate about their industry. 
  • NAOIP publishes research reports for commercial real estate developers and hosts conferences. US focused.
  • NAR (National Association of Realtors) hosts conventions, advocates, educates and publishes monthly reports on national real estate markets - see Research and statistics. US focused.
  • NAREIT - research and statistics on REITs. 

Reports by real estate firms: