Trade Associations

www.boma.org
The Building Owners and Managers Association International provides a network forum for industry professionals to discuss mutual problems, exchange ideas, and share experience and knowledge.

www.icsc.org
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its members include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers, and other professionals, as well as academics and public officials.

www.mainstreet.org
Works with communities across the nation to revitalize their historic and/or traditional commercial areas.

www.nationalbusiness.org
The National Business Association's site offers business advice and news, as well as links to other sites. The political updates section provides concise descriptions of legislation pending in Washington, D.C.

www.uli.org
The Urban Land Institute researches, analyzes, and encourages responsible patterns for long-term urban growth, as well as conducts inquiries into what constitutes sound real estate development projects and practices.