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Real Estate Industry: A Resource Guide

Commercial Real Estate

The general collections of the Library of Congress are rich in print materials on the topic of commercial real estate research. The following list of materials focus on both select reference materials, and current topics in real estate. The books listed below link to fuller bibliographic information for each item in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.

Associations for Commercial Real Estate

The following external websites include both U.S. and overseas associations and organizations involved in the real estate field.

Commercial Real Estate Government Resources

Real Estate and mortgages, are heavily regulated on the local, regional, and federal level. As such, materials from government agencies can enhance your research on these topics.

Commercial Real Estate Statistical Information

The following links to government information, print resources, and external websites provide information on demographics, statistics, and other data related to the U.S. real estate industry. The Library of Congress has extensive Census collections. Refer to "Locating U.S. Census Publications in the Library of Congress," for additional information, or consult with Business Reference Services or submit a inquiry to Ask A Librarian.