- Jack Brause Library
Located within the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate at 11 West 42nd Street, is devoted exclusively to the subject matter of the building industry and is the most comprehensive facility of its kind. It is a reliable source of information covering all aspects of the real estate and construction industries, including magazines, journals, market reports, statistical and economic data, books, maps, and specialized databases. The collection emphasizes the New York metropolitan tri-state area, and includes extensive information on U.S. national markets and some international markets.
- Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Nonprofit research and education organization representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines working in private enterprise and public service.
- National Association of Realtors
Monthly report on the residential real estate market. Statistics on sales and prices of existing single-family homes, condos and co-ops for the nation and the four regions. Other monthly reports include the Pending Home Sales Index and the Housing Affordability Index. The association also produces state-by-state existing home sales and metro area home prices on a quarterly basis.
- Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
The Real Estate Board is made up of the following divisions:
The Owners & Builders Division: consisting of several committees, this division’s members are deeply involved in every area of public policy touching on the construction process. The Board’s staff maintains close ties with various government agencies and can assist members with bureaucratic obstructions.
The Commercial Brokerage Division: consisting of 10 rental conditions committees whose members study and exchange information on demands for space, prevailing market rates and neighborhood trends. See below for descriptions of the Commercial Brokerage Committees.
The Residential Brokerage Division: consisting of 15 committees dealing with issues regarding the sale or lease of residential property, this division’s ranks include principals and managers of residential firms, residential brokers and salespersons. See below for descriptions of the Residential Brokerage Committees.
The Management Division: consisting of leading commercial and residential property managers and advocates on building codes and regulatory issues.
The Allied and Associates Division: composed of companies and individuals performing services and/or providing products for the real estate industry
The Institutional Owners Division: gives banks, investment houses, insurance companies and pension funds an opportunity to shape public policies than strengthen the city’s real property market.