Washington DC Market Research

The 2030 Group

Joint business and academic advisory committee committed to understanding and reporting growth and population trends in the Washington, DC MSA. The site offers many reports on key factors driving real estate development in the metropolitan area.

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Grubb and Ellis Market Trends Reports

Regional real estate trends reported by one of the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. Their free market trends reports provide an important resource for commercial and multi-family trends and metrics in the Washington DC metro area.

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GlobeSt.com

Current real estate news and reports with a regional and national focus.  The site is an especially good resource for capital markets and transaction reporting in the area.

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Washington Business Journal

In depth coverage of local real estate news and personalities, with daily updates on line and a weekly print edition

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Local Real Estate Academic and Trade Associations

Northern Virginia Chapter of NAIOP

The Northern Virginia chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association is a leading regional group of real estate professionals that organizes local events to bring together professionals that support and practice commercial real estate development.  Buchanan Partners’ Brian Benninghoff served as the organization’s Chairman (2010-2011).

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Washington Chapter of ULI

Regional chapter of the Urban Land Institute, a non-profit education and research organization composed of nearly 1,800 members in the real estate industry.  ULI hosts numerous events on regional trends and case studies.  Bob Pinkard, principal in The Pinkard Group, which is a co-investor in Buchanan Partners’ Alexandria Harris Teeter development, served as ULI Washington’s Chairman (2009-2010).

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Local Economic Development Offices

Loudoun County Department of Economic Development

Department of Economic Development for one of the nation’s wealthiest and fastest growing counties.  Their site features helpful resources for businesses looking to grow their operations in the area.  Buchanan Partners’ Arcola Mixed Use Center and Dulles Trade Center warehouse/flex complexes are located in the county.

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Prince William County Department of Economic Development

Detailed information from the economic development office for rapidly growing Prince William County, Virginia.  Buchanan Partner’s Heritage Hunt mixed use project is located in Prince William.

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Montgomery County Department of Economic Development

Helpful resource for businesses interested in moving to Montgomery County, a close in municipality with a strong legacy of focused comprehensive growth planning.  Buchanan Partners’ headquarters is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, in the heart of the county.

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