Property Industry Organisations
Comité Européen de Coordination de l'Habitat Social (CECODHAS) -(European Liaison Committee for Social Housing)-
CECODHAS, the European Liaison Committee for Social Housing, is a non-profit making organisation, representing its member organisations to European and International Institutions.
The full members of CECODHAS are national and regional housing organisations from the 15 EU member states. There are 8 associate members in other European countries. All members are non-governmental, non-profit-making organisations. Together CECODHAS members provide 35 million dwellings, of which 25 million are rented, and 10 million were built for sale to owner-occupiers.
European Landowners' Organisation (ELO)
The ELO's national constituent organizations in the enlarged European Union and in the Candidate Countries represent millions of landowners throughout Europe.
The ELO seeks to develop European solutions to the challenges which will face European decision-makers in the years to come, in particular now that the European Union has welcomed ten new Member States. At the same time the ELO, supported by its Secretariat in Brussels, is best placed to advise on draft European legislation which affects those who live and work in the countryside.
European Property Federation (EPF)
Founded in Brussels in May of 1997, the European Property Federation represents all aspects of private property ownership and investment : residential landlords, Scandinavian housing companies, commercial property companies, shopping centres and the property interests of the institutional investors (banks, insurance companies, pension funds). Its members own and manage property assets worth EUR 800 billion.
European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA)
The European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) is a common interest group, established as a not-for-profit body under Dutch law in October 1999.
EPRA's members include the majority of the leading public real estate companies and investment institutions in Europe.
Fédération Internationale des Professions Immoblilières (FIABCI)
In its 52 years of existence FIABCI the International Real Estate Federation, has built an enviable reputation as the authentic voice of international real estate.
Multi-disciplinary and truly international it has no political axe to grind and represents the interests of no one country.
Because of this and its concern with generating business opportunities for its worldwide membership, its opinions are sought by international bodies like the UN and regional bodies like the EU, NAFTA and MERCOSUR.
International Council of Shopping Centers Europe (ICSC Europe)
ICSC Europe represents the European chapter of the retail property sector.
Developers, investors, shopping centre managers and retailers from 29 countries across Western, Eastern & Central Europe, Scandinavia, Turkey, the Baltic States, Ukraine and Russia belong to International Council of Shopping Centers in Europe.
European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV)
INREV is the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles. In seeking to generate increased levels of liquidity within the European private real estate fund market, INREV's strategy is to promote greater transparency, accessibility, professionalism and standards of best practice. As a pan-European body, INREV represents an excellent platform for the sharing and dissemination of knowledge on the non-listed real estate fund market. INREV is dominated by institutional investors and supported by other market participants such as fund managers, investment banks, lawyers and other advisors.
Fédération des Sociétés Immobilières et Foncières (FSIF)
Based in Paris, the Fédération des Sociétés Immobilières et Foncières (FSIF) represents thirty property companies.
The largest French and subsidiaries of pan-European listed property companies are members of the organisation.
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts® (NAREIT)
The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts® (NAREIT). NAREIT is the representative voice for U.S. REITs and publicly traded real estate companies worldwide. Members are real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other businesses that own, operate and finance income-producing real estate, as well as those firms and individuals who advise, study and service these businesses.
FORUMS & NETWORKS
British Council For Offices (BCO)
Established in 1990, the BCO is Britain's leading forum for the discussion and debate of issues affecting the office sector. Its members are all organisations involved in creating, acquiring or occupying office space, whether architects, lawyers, surveyors, financial institutions or public agencies. The BCO works to advance the collective understanding of its members, enabling them to work together to create more effective office space.
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
The ECGI is an international scientific non-profit association. We provide a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice.
European Services Forum (ESF)
The European Services Forum (ESF) is a network of representatives from the European services sector. We are committed to actively promoting the interests of the European services sector and the liberalisation of services markets throughout the world in connection with the GATS 2000 negotiations.
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
The Urban Land Institute is a non-profit education and research institute. Established in 1936, the Institute has over 31,000 members from 82 countries representing the entire spectrum of the land use and development disciplines. As a nonpartisan organisation, the Institute has long been recognized around the world as one of most respected and widely quoted sources of objective information on urban planning, growth and development.
Fédération de l`Industrie Européenne de la Construction (FIEC)
Created in 1905, FIEC is the European Construction Industry Federation, representing via its 33 national Member Federations in 27 countries (24 EU & EFTA, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey) construction enterprises of all sizes, i.e. small and medium-sized enterprises as well as 'global players', carrying out all forms of building and civil engineering activities.