The Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) is a non-profit organization that was incorporated in 1987 to stimulate high quality research on real estate investment performance and market fundamentals. Since its founding, RERI has provided funding for over 150 research papers and has helped create a body of scholarly research on topics that are timely and of interest to institutional real estate investors. RERI is supported by an extensive sponsor base of industry associations, real estate investment advisory firms, and industry research firms. Governance is provided by a Board and Advisory Board made up of leaders from both the industry and academic communities.
Administrative functions of the Institute are housed at the Pension Real Estate Association.
RERI’s mission is to encourage and reward research on real estate as an investment and as an asset class that is both academically rigorous and of value to the institutional real estate investment profession. In addition, RERI serves to provide a forum through which the real estate academic, professional, and regulatory communities can interact,facilitating the exchange of insights amongst these stakeholders.
The Real Estate Research Institute carries out its mission to encourage real estate research that applies academic theory and analytic techniques and that is applicable to real estate investment decision-making by: