At Morrow & Associates, we truly understand the value of monitoring the many changes that occur in the real estate and construction industries. Therefore, the organizations listed below, many of which we are members of, provide us with cutting edge information that allows us to stay abreast with the latest market news.
ABC -- Associated Builders & Contractors
ABC is a national trade association representing over 21,000 contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and related firms across the country.
ACEC -- American Consulting Engineers Council
ACEC is the largest national organization of engineers engaged in the practice of consulting engineering.
AFIRE -- Association of Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate
AFIRE members share a common interest in promoting investment in U.S. real estate.
AGC -- Associated General Contractors
AGC is the nation's largest and oldest construction trade association established in 1918.
AIA -- American Institute of Architects
AIA offers a number of services provided to professional architects.
ASA -- American Subcontractors Association
ASA is an association of professional contractors. Founded in 1966, ASA serves 6,500 firms through a nationwide network of state and local chapters.
ASCE -- American Society of Civil Engineers
ASCE represents more than 123,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society founded in 1852.
ASHE -- American Society of Highway Engineers
ASHE supports education and innovation and promotes a safe, efficient highway system for continued mobility.
ASME -- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME holds some 30 technical conferences and 200 professional development courses each year and sets many industrial and manufacturing standards.
ASPE – American Society of Professional Estimators
ASPE serves construction estimators by providing education, fellowship, and opportunity for professional development.
ASSE -- American Society of Safety Engineers
ASSE is the world's oldest and largest professional safety organization founded in 1911.
BMA -- The Bond Market Association
BMA represents securities firms and banks that underwrite, trade and sell debt securities.
BOMA is an organization of building owners and managers that promotes the real estate industry.
BOMI provides education programs for property managers, facilities managers and maintenance professionals.
CCIM Institute -- Certified Commercial Investment Member
CCIM Institute provides an educational curriculum leading to the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation. It is sponsored by the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute.
CFMA -- Construction Financial Management Association
CFMA serves the information needs of construction financial professionals and service providers through publications, education programs and networking.
CMSA -- Commercial Mortgage Securities Association
CMSA is dedicated to improving the liquidity of commercial real estate debt securities through free access to the capital markets.
CoreNet Global is the premier association for corporate real estate and related professionals.
CRE -- Counselors of Real Estate
CRE is an international association that serves as an information resource for 1,100 members who hold the “CRE” designation. It provides professional development, knowledge sharing, and networking.
CREW is dedicated to advancing the success of women in commercial real estate.
DBIA -- Design-Build Institute of America
DBIA was founded to advocate and advance single source project delivery within the design and construction communities.
ICSC -- International Council of Shopping Centers
ICSC is a trade association of the shopping center industry with members operating in 58 countries.
IFMA -- International Facility Management Association
IFMA promotes excellence in facility management.
IREM -- Institute of Real Estate Management
IREM provides education and certification to U.S. real estate management professionals.
MBAA -- Mortgage Bankers Association of America
MBAA is a professional association for the real estate finance industry.
MCAA -- Mechanical Contractors Association of America
MCAA serves 2,300 firms involved in heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, piping and mechanical services by providing educational materials and programs.
NAA -- National Apartment Association
NAA serves the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers, and promotes a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public.
NAHB -- National Association of Home Builders
NAHB is a trade association for the homebuilding industry providing education and information.
NAIOP -- National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
NAIOP is a trade association for developers, owners, investors and asset managers in the U.S. and Canada.
NAREIM -- National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers
NAREIM is an organization of senior level managers of real estate investment portfolios.
NAREIT -- National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
NAREIT represents the interests of REIT managers in the U.S.
NARPM – National Association of Residential Property Managers
NARPM provides a permanent trade organization for the residential property management industry. NARPM continues to be the premier professional association of residential property managers, currently representing over 2,000 members.
NAWIC – National Association of Women In Construction
NAWIC is dedicated to enhancing the success of women in the construction industry. NAWIC has 5,500 members and 179 chapters in almost every U.S. state.
NECA -- National Electrical Contractors Association
NECA is the voice of the electrical contracting industry working to promote higher standards, quality workmanship and training.
NCREIF -- National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries
NCREIF is an association of institutional real estate professionals.
NMHC -- National Multi Housing Council
NMHC provides research and information to enhance the quality of apartment living in the U.S.
NSPE -- National Society of Professional Engineers
NSPE advocates for more than 50,000 members and is dedicated to strengthening the profession by promoting licensure, ethics and legal rights. It operates through 500 chapters in 53 states and territories.
PREA -- Pension Real Estate Association
PREA is an association of investment professionals managing real estate portfolios for tax-exempt pension and endowment funds in the U.S.
REIA -- Real Estate Investment Association
REIA is a networking organization for real estate professionals. It promotes the exchange of relevant and timely investment ideas and knowledge.
REIAC -- Real Estate Investment Advisory Council
REIAC is a national, non-profit trade association that provides an open forum for the exchange of information about commercial real estate transactions.
ULI -- Urban Land Institute
ULI provides research and education programs to promote optimum use of land and better the environment.
WIRE -- Women in Real Estate
WIRE is an organization of women representing all aspects of the real estate industry.
WCA -- Women Contractors Association
WCA is committed to the advancement of women in the construction arena through education, support and networking.