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NAR Library & Archives has already done the research for you. References (formerly Field Guides) offer links to articles, eBooks, websites, statistics, and more to provide a comprehensive overview of perspectives. EBSCO articles (E) are available only to NAR members and require a password.

Office Pr​operty Trends

Which Office Markets Will Have the Longest Runway in the Current Real Estate Cycle? (National Real Estate Investor, Jun. 24, 2019)

United States Office Outlook – Q1 2019 (JLL, Apr. 13, 2019)

Innovative Workspaces: Seven Office Trends for 2019 (Facility Executive, Mar. 27, 2019)

2019 Workplace Trends (Work Design Magazine, Jan. 30, 2019)

Which Office Markets Are Best Bets for Opportunity Zone Investment? (National Real Estate Investor, Jan. 23, 2019)

Will These Trends in Office Leasing Continue in 2019? (CREW Network, Jan. 9, 2019)

Optimize Productivity by Designing for Health and Wellness (Buildings, Jan. 2, 2019)

Headwinds in Office Real Estate: A Sector in Transition (Green Street Advisors Blog, Oct. 17, 2018)

Useful We​bsites — Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute — Institute of Real Estate Management — Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® — Building Owners and Managers Association — CREW — National Association of Industrial and Office Properties — Urban Land Institute

eBooks &​ Other Resources

The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:

Office Building Safety and Health (eBook)

How to Design and Build a Green Office Building (Kindle, eBook)

Office Markets and Public Policy (Kindle, eBook)

Books, Videos, Research Reports & More

The resources below are available for loan through Member Support. Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Call Member Support at 800-874-6500 for assistance.

Income/Expense Analysis: Office Buildings (Chicago, IL: Institute of Real Estate Management, 2018) HD 1394 In7i

The Energy Wise Workplace: Practical and Cost-Effective Ideas for a Sustainable and Green Workplace (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017) HD30.255 .D66 2017

The Valuation of Office Properties: A Contemporary Perspective (Chicago, IL: Appraisal Institute, 2009) HD1393.58.U6 S55 2009

Lease Guide: Guide to Writing a Commercial Real Estate Lease Including Green Lease Language (Washington, D.C.: BOMA International, 2008) HD 1384 T23

Office Building Management (Chicago, IL: Institute of Real Estate Management, 2002)

Mastering Office Leasing: A Practical Guide (Washington, D.C.: Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, 2000) HD 1384 So1m

Green Office Buildings: A Practical Guide to Development (Washington D.C.: Urban Land Institute, 2005) NA 6230 G74

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