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Commercial Property Executive is the leading integrated resource for executives and companies that own, invest in, develop, lease and/or manage commercial real estate.  With an emphasis on executive profiles and industry and economic data, Commercial Property Executive also includes reports covering finance, sustainability, technology, property management, education and legal and regulatory issues.  Including in this coverage are all major property types and business areas, spanning the United States as well as foreign investment in the country and investment by U.S. entities overseas.


The Federation of Exchange Accommodators (FEA) is the only national trade organization formed to represent qualified intermediaries (QI’s), the primary legal/tax advisors and affiliates who are directly involved in Section 1031 Exchanges.  Click on the link above to to find detailed contact information for a QI in your area.


Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry.  Its 75,000 members in the US, Canada and more than 80 other countries include shopping center retailers, owners, developers, investors, managers, marketing specialists, lenders, academics and public officials.  As the global industry’s leading trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.


GlobeSt.com provides in-depth and breaking commercial real estate news around the clock in major and secondary markets throughout the country.  In doing so, GlobeSt.com has become the premier destination for original and timely real estate related content on the Internet.  The depth and breadth of GlobeSt.com’s local and regional focus is both unprecedented and critical to filling a vastly under-served need: to provide a competitive advantage for industry participants (brokers, developers, lenders, managers, corporate executives and financiers) and to make the global, multi-trillion-dollar real estate market more efficient.


Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $2.3 billion in 2011, employs approximately 6,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 28 countries.


NAREIT®, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts®, is the worldwide representative voice for REITs and publicly traded real estate companies with an interest in U.S. real estate and capital markets. The Association’s website REIT.com provides information on REITs and the real estate investment industry today. Whether you are an investor, real estate professional, NAREIT member, or simply an individual interested in REITs and real estate investment, REIT.com offers an array of content for you to choose from.


Nation’s Restaurant News is the #1 source of news, competitive intelligence and professional networking for the key decision-makers in the foodservice industry. NRN provides what restaurant operators need most: timely news that impacts their business and in-depth analysis of what the changes will mean.


PlainVanillaShell is a leading information hub for the retail and development industry.  The site features continually-updated news, hand-selected for relevance and value to its members.  The site even provides a venue for members of the community to make deals – or simply make contacts – on its Marketplace page.  Most importantly, PlainVanillaShell offers online access to the invaluable data in The Retail Tenant Directory.  For over 30 years, brokers, leasing agents, suppliers, and innumerable others have depended on the detailed and painstakingly-accurate data that makes up the RTD.


Chain Store Age is the trusted news source for the decision makers leading the United States’ top 150 retailers, both in print and online.  Chain Store Age offers unbiased coverage of the $1.62 trillion retail industry across all channels, including the latest news, trends and research, to over 25,000 subscribers.


With offices in 23 countries and a history that dates back more than 150 years, Standard & Poor’s is known to investors worldwide as a leader of financial- market intelligence. Today Standard & Poor’s strives to provide investors who want to make better informed investment decisions with market intelligence in the form of credit ratings, indices, investment research and risk evaluations and solutions.