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Most Popular Commercial Reports
The Commercial Market Insights Report provides in-depth analysis and market insights on the commercial real estate market, with a focus on multi-family, office, industrial, and retail properties.
Commercial Real Estate Metro Market Reports
The reports include economic, demographic, and commercial market data that provide REALTORS® with information on the factors driving commercial real estate transactions in 390 markets.
NAR Research compiles the latest residential and commercial market data in this weekly real estate monitor, based on what REALTORS® are seeing in their market, mortgage data, jobless claims, foot traffic, the commercial weekly summary blog, the latest home sales numbers, and more.
Analysis and Case Studies on Office-to-Housing Conversions
NAR analyzed how vacant office buildings are being converted into housing, examining conversions in 27 markets with the largest decline in occupancy since the pandemic and looking at market conditions and factors that led to the success of eight office-to-housing conversions in Maryland, Washington DC, New York, California, and Illinois.
Career Choices in Real Estate: Through the Lens of Gender, Race, and Sexual Orientation
This survey looks at how and why members of the National Association of REALTORS® chose real estate as a career. The report also examines how each gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation is doing once active in real estate. It includes data on both residential and commercial specialists.
Case Studies in Repurposing Vacant Hotels/Motels into Multifamily Housing
The five case studies presented in this report demonstrate that hotels and motels can be repurposed as multifamily housing and without Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).
Case Studies in Repurposing Vacant Retail Malls
The case studies in this report showcase how vacant retail malls are being repurposed and the sources of financing for these projects.
The annual Commercial Lending Survey provides insights into REALTORS®' commercial financing conditions. The report details liquidity conditions, market impact, funding sources, and respondents' comments.
This annual report describes the business, transaction, and demographic characteristics of commercial members, and defines the property information needs of this segment of NAR membership.
Commercial Real Estate International Business Trends
The Commercial Real Estate International Business Trends focuses on this significant segment of the economy and real estate markets.
Commercial Real Estate Market Trends and Outlook
This quarterly report combines and replaces the Commercial Real Estate Market Survey and the Commercial Real Estate Outlook. If focuses on commercial transactions of REALTORS® and affiliate members, and opportunities and challenges facing commercial practitioners.
Expectations and Market Realities in Real Estate
This annual report focuses on economic outlook, capital markets, highlights and expectations for the five major commercial property sector markets, and a collective analysis of the commercial investment environment.
Leasing Conditions in a Pandemic Environment
This survey covers information on the impact of the pandemic on renters and landlords alike on key indicators such as rent payment received, rent payment options for renters, leasing volume, vacancy, rents, common area maintenance fees, lease term, and changes in the workplace.
This report provides the REALTOR® perspective on 1031 like-kind exchanges, which allow for the deferral of tax owed on any gain from the sale of a real estate property as long as the proceeds are reinvested in a similar property.
Like-Kind Exchange Transactions of REALTORS® in 2016-2019
This report looks at the use of Section 1031 like-kind exchanges involving NAR members and assesses their views on the economic impacts of repealing Section 1031 as is being proposed by some current tax proposals.
Globalization affects the U.S. real estate industry with impacts far beyond large transactions in major markets. Foreign investment occurs in both the commercial and residential sectors in every state and in markets of all sizes.
Marijuana and Real Estate: A Budding Issue
As marijuana intersects with real estate, the demand for both residential and commercial properties is a growing market. NAR surveyed its membership regarding their interaction with marijuana and the real estate sector in states where marijuana is legal.
The coronavirus has affected markets across the nation, but members are in the process of regaining their footing. This report provides a snapshot of the recovery process for both residential and commercial markets.
Member Safety: Commercial
NAR surveyed members about their feelings of safety in commercial real estate, their experiences, and precautions they take to protect themselves.
NAR Flash Survey: Economic Pulse
This report looks at the effects on leasing, purchasing, and building practices such as offering more hand-sanitizer or requiring more frequent cleaning.
REALTORS® and Sustainability: Commercial
REALTORS® were surveyed about the building features that were most important to their commercial clients.