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Real Estate Market: Industry & Market Reports
Use this guide to locate real estate industry information.
Statista.com consolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources and provides hundreds of industry reports and dossiers, market forecasts and infographics. Two relevant industry reports are:
Real Estate in the U.S. 2020
Office Real Estate in the United States
Emerging Trends in Real Estate - United States and Canada 2019
IBIS World industry reports contain an industry description, industry structure, market share, operations, cost benchmarks, outlook, life cycle, supply chains, business locations, statistics, etc. Coverage for US, China, and the Global market. Access extensive research reports on many real estate related industries including:
Real estate loans
Real estate appraisal
Sales and brokerages
Storage and warehouse leasing
IBIS World also provides one page Business Environment Reports. Tip: To locate these, go to US Business Environment Profiles and use the terms listed above to perform a keyword search. Some relevant reports specific to residential real estate include:
Existing Home Sales
Rental Vacancy Rates
Private Fixed Investment - Residential
Mortgage Interest Rates
Private New Residential Building Permits
Property Yields - REIT Dividend Yields
Residential Buildings - Value of Construction
House Price Index
Industries are analyzed from an investment point of view and include financial comparisons of the largest players in each industry. There is a section detailing what to look for in a company's performance for each industry, another on trends and another detailing how the industry operates. Related industry surveys include:
Thrift & Mortgage Finance
ThomsonOne Research provides investment reports from prominent banks such as Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. Includes many industry reports on real estate, go to the Advanced Search link from the Research tab. Search for industry by keywords in title, text, table of contents, or by NAICS/SIC code. **This database requires Internet Explorer 11 or Microsoft Edge running compatibility mode. Go to the Tools menu (the gear icon), select “Compatibility View settings”, and then add thomsonone.com** This database is only available to current Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff.
Refinitiv Workspace is a library database that provides financial news, financials, global pricing data and analytics, analyst research reports, and more, including investment reports from prominent banks such as Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. These reports provide in-depth analysis and forecasts for publicly-traded companies.
Refinitiv Workspace will replace ThomsonONE in 2021. This database is available to Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff only for non-commercial, academic research, and access requires prior registration. For registration instructions, please visit this guide.
Market Analysis (Free Resources)
The resources below are all freely available and provide insight into different aspects of the real estate market.
U.S. Housing Market Conditions Summary is a quarterly publication from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development providing commentary in a summary format of national and regional market trends and predictions. For more government data sources, go to the tab in this guide Data & Statistics.
Emerging Trends in Real Estate, a joint effort from PriceWaterhouse Cooper (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute, is an annual report providing outlook on real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, property sectors, metropolitan areas, and other real estate issues throughout the United States and Canada.