LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today announced the launch of its new Center for California Real Estate (CCRE), a new institute dedicated to intellectual engagement in the field of real estate.
The Center and its activities represent C.A.R.'s ever-increasing role in shaping the future of the industry by advancing thought leadership, innovative policy solutions, and active dialogue with experts and industry stakeholders.
A key component of the Center is the new CCRE web site (http://centerforcaliforniarealestate.org/), which serves as a valuable resource and repository of information on such topics as homeownership, urban planning, infrastructure, housing finance, American communities, demographics, affordable housing, economic insights, foreclosures, banking/financial crisis, and consumer research.
The Center and its website will enhance C.A.R.’s brand as a leading real estate organization by featuring executive reports, whitepapers, briefs, roundtables, summits, forums, sponsored research, and the development of CCRE as a resource for industry news and relevant research from academics. The Center already has established partnerships with respected academic institutions in California, including UCLA's Ziman Center for Real Estate, USC's Lusk Center for Real Estate, UC Irvine's Center for Real Estate, Berkeley’s Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, UCLA’s Anderson Forecast, and Stanford's Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE).
Additionally, executive reports created for C.A.R.’s Thought Leadership program and partner reports are available.
Leading the way…® in California real estate for more than 100 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (www.car.org) is one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States with 165,000 members dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. C.A.R. is headquartered in Los Angeles.