Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Real Estate

This guide highlights resources for real estate research, in particular the databases and materials at the Jack Brause Library.

About the Jack Brause Library Collection

The Jack Brause Library maintains a closed-stack print collection, divided into Main and Reference sections, described below. All items in the collection can be found by searching BobCat, the NYU Libraries catalog. Links to e-versions, when available, will be found in the catalog records. During the Fall 2020 Semester, access to the physical collection will be limited. 

Jack Brause Library: Main Collection

The Main Collection at the Jack Brause Library contains books that active students, faculty and staff can check out for extended loans. This collection covers real estate-related topics like development, finance, construction, sustainability, housing policy, urban policy, and more. For the Fall 2020 semester, students and faculty who would like to request contactless pickup or scans of materials from the Main collection must fill out this form or contact to ask about additional options.

More information on NYU Libraries Collections Access can be found on the NYU Returns website.

Jack Brause Library: Reference Collection

The Reference Collection within the Jack Brause Library contains a number of specialized real estate publications and directories, many popular textbooks, and a large collection of journals and newspapers. Many of these titles are also available electronically, and links can be found to the e-versions of these publications in the appropriate catalog records.  Please click the following links, or use the tabs, for different categories of resources found in the Reference Collection: