The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is the leading international professional body dealing with all aspects of real estate.
www.rics.org and www.ricsamericas.org
The Real Estate Institute of Canada is the leading Canadian based organisation of real estate sales professionals. It has conferred the FRI designation through its education program since 1955.
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® is a leading North American based organisation of real estate sales professionals with a strong practical bent. Its Standard Method of Establishing Rentable Floor Areas in Industrial Buildings is widely accepted as the industry norm.
The Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute is a leading North American based organisation of real estate sales professions with a strong educational bent. It has conferred the CCIM designation through its education program since 1969.
Turner Drake's brokerage web site lists all of the properties they have for sale and lease.
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is Canada's voice and face of organised real estate. Its multiple listing service (MLS®) contains information on properties for sale from coast to coast.
Loopnet is an on-line publisher of commercial real estate listings located throughout North America. Many of the large commercial brokerage networks contribute their listings.
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) is the largest association of investment property owners in Canada and North America. Its Standard Method of Measurement for office buildings, shopping centres, and industrial space (with SIOR) are widely accepted as the industry norms.
www.boma.org and www.bomacanada.ca
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping centre industry with 38,000 members in 70 countries.
The International Facility Management Association is a North American based organisation of facility managers.
The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts is an American based organisation of REITs and other businesses that own, operate and finance income producing real estate.