Industry Relationships

RCA is pleased to work with and support:


American Real Estate Society

American Real Estate Society (ARES)

The American Real Estate Society (ARES) is an association of real estate thought leaders. Members are drawn from academia and profession at large, both in the United States and internationally. The Society is dedicated to producing and disseminating knowledge related to real estate decision making and the functioning of real estate markets.

Asian Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles

Asian Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles (ANREV)

ANREV is the Asian association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles. We are Asia Pacific’s leading platform for the sharing of knowledge on the non-listed real estate funds sector. Our goal is to improve transparency, professionalism and best practices across the industry, making non-listed real estate funds more accessible and attractive to investors.

Asia Pacific Real Estate Association

Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA)

The Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) is a non-profit industry association that represents and promotes the real estate asset class in the Asia Pacific region. It is the industry body for the suppliers and users of capital in the real estate sector.

cornell university

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is the premier educational opportunity of its kind, built on a long-standing commitment to maintaining a large resident faculty and an interdisciplinary curriculum with access to an extensive set of courses in traditional and emerging areas of study.

CRE Finance Council

CRE Finance Council (CREFC)

The CRE Finance Council (CREFC) is the trade association for the $3.5 trillion commercial real estate finance industry. More than 300 companies and 8,000 individuals are members of CREFC. Member firms include balance sheet and securitized lenders, loan and bond investors, private equity firms, servicers and rating agencies, among others.


CRE Financial Council Europe

CREFC Europe is the trade association for the commercial real estate (CRE) finance industry in Europe.  Our mission is to promote transparent, liquid and sustainable CRE debt markets for the benefit of our members, the wider industry and ultimately the economy as a whole. We are the meeting place for CRE lenders and debt investors of all kinds and the collective voice of the industry in communicating with policymakers and regulators, the media, property owners and debt investors..

hoyt institute

Homer Hoyt Institute

Land use is critical in determining the level of economic activity of a nation and the quality of life of its people. Our country has been shaped, in large measure, by the land use decisions of the past and will, in turn, be influenced by similar choices in the future. The Homer Hoyt Institute (HHI) is dedicated to improving the quality of decisions about this valuable resource.

Investors in Non Listed Real Estate Vehicles

Investors in Non Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV)

INREV is the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles. We are Europe’s leading platform for sharing knowledge on the non-listed real estate industry.

mit center for real estate

MIT Center for Real Estate

Envisioning the industry’s integrated stewardship of its land and products, the MIT Center for Real Estate provides tomorrow’s practitioners with the means to transform an ever more vital, complex and global market.

Mortgage Bankers Association

Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)

MBC seeks to create an environment that enables its members to invest in communities and achieve their business objectives. The association creates this environment by developing innovative business tools, education and training industry professionals, providing a gathering place for the sharing of ideas, acting as the industry’s voice on legislative and regulatory issues, and developing open and fair standards and practices for the industry.

National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Industry

National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC)

NIC is an education and research organization the provides data, research and education opportunities for owners, operators, developers, capital providers, policymakers, and academics to foster quality outcomes and increased transparency in the seniors housing and care industry.

National Multi Housing Council

National Multi Housing Council (NMHC)

NMHC is the place where the leaders of the apartment industry come together to guide their future success. With the industry’s most prominent and creative leaders at the helm, NMHC provides a forum for insight, advocacy and action that enable both members and communities they build to thrive.

National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries

National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF)

NCREIF is a not-for-profit trade association that serves its membership, and the academic and investment community’s need for improved commercial real estate data, performance measurement, investment analysis, information standards, education, and peer group interaction.

pension real estate association

Pension Real Estate Institute (PREA)

Founded in 1979, the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) is a non-profit trade association for the global institutional real estate investment industry. PREA currently lists over 700 corporate member firms across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Our members include public and corporate pension funds, endowments, foundations, Taft-Hartley funds, insurance companies, investment advisory firms, REITs, developers, real estate operating companies and industry service providers.

Real Estate Research Institute

Real Estate Research Institute (RERI)

RERI’s mission is to encourage and reward research on real estate as an investment and as an asset class that is both academically rigorous and of value to the institutional real estate investment profession. In addition, RERI serves to provide a forum through which the real estate academic, professional, and regulatory communities can interact facilitating the exchange of insights amongst these stakeholders.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

RICS is the world’s leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, infrastructure and construction.

Society of Property Researchers

Society of Property Researchers (SPR)

The Society of Property Researchers (SPR) is a professional association for practicing property researchers. SPR offers its members the opportunity to network, keep abreast of current trends and update skills and provides many opportunities for interaction with people engaged not only in property research, but across the entire property industry.

Urban Land Institute

Urban Land Institute (ULI)

ULI, the Urban Land Institute, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. A multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates an open exchange of ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places.