1. Real estate investment
  • a) Open-end real estate funds
  • b) Closed-end real estate funds
  • c) Real estate investment trusts/REITS
  • d) Investment trusts
  • e) Insurance companies/Pension funds
  • f) Corporate real estate investment
  • g) Portfolio management
  • h) Asset management

2. Real estate financing
  • a) Commercial and savings banks
  • b) Mortgage banks
  • c) Leasing companies
  • d) Insurance companies, professional
    and other pension funds
  • e) Other financial services

3. Real estate consulting
  • a) Market research
  • b) Real estate appraisal
  • c) Lawyers
  • d) Tax consultants, auditors
  • e) Real estate brokers/Real
    estate consulting

4. Real estate development
  • a) Real estate project developers
  • b) Property developers incl.
    project development
  • c) General contractors and
    general construction managers

5. Architecture and planning (without engineering and planning specialists)
  • a) Architecture
  • b) Urban development
  • c) General planning services

6. Construction project
management/Project control

7. Facility-management services
  • a) Full-service providers
  • b) Facility managers
  • c) Parking space management
8. Property management and use
  • a) Office property
  • b) Retail property
  • c) Recreational property
  • d) Industrial property
  • e) Hotel property
  • f) Restaurant/Catering property
  • g) Logistics property
  • h) Infrastructure property
  • i) Public sector property
  • j) Health and care property
  • k) Residential property

9. Economic regions and municipalities
  • a) Promotion of trade and industry
  • b) Location development

10. IT in real estate business
  • a) Property administration software
  • b) Internet portals for real estate
      • ba) Virtual project and data rooms
      • bb) Marketing and agency portals
  • c) CAFM systems (computer-aided facility management system with graphics + database)

11. Real estate marketing
  • a) Trade media (print/electronic)
  • b) Advertising & PR

12. Real estate education and training
  • a) Professional education and training institutes
  • b) Human resources service providers

13. Associations of the commercial
real estate industry