Publications by the Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate inform ULI members and the broader real estate community about real estate economics, finance, capital markets, and other industry issues and trends.

Professional Real Estate Development

This basic primer covers the nuts and bolts of developing all types of real estate, including multifamily, office, retail, and industrial projects. Thoroughly updated, this new edition includes numerous case studies of actual projects as well as small-scale examples that are ideal for anyone new to real estate development.


Finance for Real Estate Development

This new book offers practical information that every developer needs to know. Covering every stage of the development process, this book explains how finances drive a project and how decisions at each juncture play a role in ultimately achieving financial viability.


Real Estate and the Financial Crisis

A revolution has taken place in the world of real estate and finance. This book explains how turmoil in the capital markets has played a part in the restructuring of real estate finance. Topics of discussion include problems that arise when capital stops flowing, the credit crunch, commercial property market outlooks, and advice to individual investors in a down market.


Keepers of the Castle

Based on interviews with more than 150 individuals who constitute a “who’s who” of the world’s leading real estate executives, this hardcover book examines the transformation of America’s largest industry—real estate—and identifies the attributes needed by chief executives and other leaders who are guiding their businesses through profound change.



Real Estate Market Analysis, Second Edition

Now thoroughly updated, the second edition maintains the same focus as the original: providing practical “how to” information on analyzing real estate markets. This book explains how to get started, where to get information, and how to apply the basic techniques to a variety of development types.



The Dynamics of Real Estate Capital Markets

Stay a step ahead of market cycles by understanding what has happened in the past. A former general partner at Morgan Stanley, Bowen “Buzz” McCoy has had four decades of experience in real estate finance. He was a pioneer in linking real estate financing to capital markets, and this collection of essays is crucial to understanding dynamic change in the industry.

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