Get Real – Real Capital Analytics

Real Capital Analytics (RCA) provides in-depth data on the investment market for commercial real estate. Their emphasis is on the main income-producing property types: office, industrial, retail, apartment and hotel, plus sales of commercially developable land sites. RCA captures sales of properties and portfolios of $2.5 million or greater in the US and $10 million or greater outside the US.

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Click on Global => Global Capital Trends® for a report on the worldwide commercial real estate industry. Global Capital Trends® summarizes recent investment activity and trends for all of the major property types. The report also regularly includes rankings of leading deals, buyers, sellers and brokers.

Click on Trend Tracker to find annual or quarterly time series data by geography and property type. Data series include vacancy rates, rent, property price and units sold. Here are a few entries from a quarterly series on average $/sq ft in the Philadelphia Metro Area.

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BOMA Booster: Analyzing Income and Expenses for Commercial Properties

BOMA LogoThe industry benchmark for 75+ years, BOMA is a compilation of income and expense data for commercial properties across North America compiled by the Building Owners and Managers Association International.

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The Experience Exchange Reports (EER) are quite specific and include an Occupancy Survey as well as an Income/Expense Report. In addition to overall rental income and operating expenses, the reports include details such as expenses for Cleaning (e.g. window washing), Repair & Maintenance (e.g. HVAC), Utilities, Security, Administration, and Parking.

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BOMA allows screening on more than a dozen variables. The basic screen above allows selection by: Continue reading