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The best of commercial real estate data sources: Lease/sales transactions

May 18, 2015

There are a vast number of companies that provide commercial real estate data, and it can be difficult to sort through them or know which ones are the best. We’ve gathered 52 top notch companies that provide commercial real estate data and categorized them into the following categories: Lease/Sales Transactions, Ownership Info, Mortgage/Financial Data, Property Data, Listings/Availabilities, Short-term/Coworking Space, Demographics, Geolocation, and Broker Databases.

Here is a preview of some of the companies you'll find in our ebook, 52 Commercial Real Estate Data Source Services.


Compstak compiles the most relevant and up-to-date lease comparables and allows users to filter by submarket, starting and effective rent, space type, transaction size, etc. Free for brokers, appraisers and researchers, Compstak Exchange allows real estate professionals to exchange comps for credits and redeem those credits for other comps when needed. A paid subscription is available for landlords, lenders and real estate investors.


CoreLogic offers commercial real estate data and analytic capabilities, with an inventory of data and analytic solutions for securitized and nonsecuritized properties through the U.S. The property details available include ownership and mortgages, mortgage maturity data, listings of distressed properties, and a snapshot of specific property owner and lender’s holdings.


For data sourcing, CoStar allows users to research sales comparables and property trends, compare competing properties, and more. Their suite of online service offerings includes information about space available for lease, comparable sales information, tenant information, information about properties for sale, Internet marketing services, analytical capabilities, information for clients' websites, and information about industry professionals and their business relationships.


Reonomy is a commercial real estate data platform that facilitates prospecting processes for CRE professionals and uncovers ownership information for over 49M commercial properties in the U.S. Reonomy sources its proprietary data from a variety of public and exclusive private data sources.


REscour is a data aggregator and platform developed for real estate professionals to gather, organize, track, share and analyze information. Information is tailored based on the user’s own portfolios and market preferences. Over 50 different types of data points are aggregated from public and private sources and organized on a map to quickly show market insights. Examples include geo-located news articles, top employers in a given market, and properties in a given market.

Real Capital Analytics (RCA)

RCA is a data and analytics CRM whose proprietary research is focused on the investment market for commercial real estate. RCA can be used to identify the most active originators, lenders, and brokers by geography and property type, access data beyond securitized loans, and evaluate market position and understand the competitive landscape in each market.

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Kim Howard

Written by Kim Howard

Kim is a Marketing Manager at Apto and a new mom. She has zero free time now, but her patience and coffee consumption have increased exponentially.

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