Real Estate: Past, Present, and Future

Sam Zell

A bit dated, as the article is based on a lecture given to Wharton students in 2001; however, it provides valuable insights from one of real estate's most successful artists.

Real Estate Finance and Investments

William B. Brueggeman, Jeffrey D. Fisher | Fourteenth Edition
This is not the most recent edition; however, this is the most widely used textbook on the topic of real estate finance.

Emerging Trends in Real Estate - 2017

PWC

A report published annual that describes trends and the outlook for commercial real estate in the year ahead.

The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A speech given by Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1837. In a very profound manner, he emphasizes that to be successful one must reject old ideas and think for him or herself. Given the state of our industry, one must employ the teachings and ideas of this speech.