This site is a great resource for general real estate news from major metropolitan areas nationwide. This site also lists real estate associations all over the country and has a job bank.
The International Real Estate Institute (IREI) is the largest international real estate association in the world. IREI boasts members in over 1oo countries and its mission is to provide professional recognition and a method to easily network with real estate professionals both internationally and at home. The website has a link to various international real estate publications and has a searchable membership list.
The National Association of Home Builders Research Center (NAHBRC) is the research arm of the National Association of Home Builders. The NAHBRC is a research and development leader in the homebuilding industry. The organization works with builders and manufacturers, design and housing research professionals, government and industry. This site has a job bank.
This site is home to the International Counsel of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its members include shopping center owners, developers and managers. ICSC publishes a legal update for its members and hosts an annual Law Conference. This site also includes a job bank.
This is the site for the National Association of Realtors (NAR). This site has an extensive Law and Policy section and the organization publishes a “Letter of the Law” newsletter which is available to registered users.
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. It is the only professional real estate management association serving both mutli-family and commercial real estate sectors. IREM is an international organization which serves as an advocate on issues affecting the real estate management industry. This site also has a job database.
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. This organization is a leading professional commercial and industrial association.
This site is home to the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). This site boasts a job bank and its career center provides descriptions of various real estate careers and the skills necessary to succeed in real estate.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit research and education organization. Its membership includes professionals from the land use and real estate development disciplines who are from both the public and private sectors. ULI’s mission is to provide responsible leadership in the use of land to enhance the total environment. The list of ULI sponsored programs includes networking events.
This site is home to the Building Owners and Managers Association, International (BOMA) whose mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, educating, research, standards and information. BOMA is a source for information on office building development, leasing, building, operating, costs, energy consumption patterns, local and national building codes, legislation, occupancy and technological development. Members include office management professionals from building owners to asset managers.