(Updated October 2012)
What is the impact of property tax on commercial property? How is the economy affecting office buildings? Get the latest on office building trends and much more in this updated field guide. (A. Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist)
Office Property Trends
Smart buildings get smarter, (Computerworld, Oct. 22, 2012).
Amazon to buy Seattle office buildings for $1.6B, (Forbes, Oct. 5, 2012).
U.S. office market barely gains in Q3, (The Chicago Tribune, Oct. 2, 2012).
NYC Plaza-District offices empty as banks cut space, (Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Sept. 28, 2012).
Commercial real estate recovering at a slower pace, (National Association of REALTORS®, Aug. 27, 2012).
At the office crossroads, (CIRE, July/Aug. 2012).
Explaining the diverging fates of CBD and suburban office markets, (NREI, July 10, 2012).
irem.org, (Institute of Real Estate Management, 2008).
ccim.com, (Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute, 2008).
sior.com, (Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®, 2008).
uli.org, (Urban Land Institute, 2008).
boma.org, (Building Owners and Managers Association, 2008).
naiop.org, (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 2008).
crewnetwork.org, (CREW, 2008).
eBooks & Other Resources
The following ebooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:
Commercial real estate investing (Adobe eReader)
Office building safety and health (Adobe eReader)
Books, Videos, Research Reports & More
The resources below are available for loan through Information Central. Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Call Information Central at 800.874.6500 for assistance.
Income/expense analysis: office buildings, (Chicago, IL: Institute of Real Estate Management, 2011). HD 1394 In7i
Green office buildings: a practical guide to development, (Washington D.C.: Urban Land Institute, 2005). NA 6230 G74
Before disaster strikes, (Chicago, IL: Institute of Real Estate Management, 2005). HC 62 In7bd
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