- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 04 May 2020
‘Real estate’ is a legal term which is used to refer to real, or tangible, property. This includes land and the buildings that are on it, as well as any and all natural resources (e.g. minerals, crops, animals, water), as well as the air rights above the land and underground rights below the land.
- Residential real estate: Used as a living space, e.g. domestic buildings, flats, and so on.
- Commercial real estate: Used exclusively for business purposes, e.g. shops, offices, hotels, restaurants, and so on.
- Industrial real estate: Used for the manufacture and production of goods, e.g. factories, warehouses, chemical plants, and so on.
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
- Estate agent.
- Estate agent fees.
- How technology is changing the real estate industry.
- How we should regulate the real estate industry.
- Property chain.
- Property development finance.
- Property ownership.
- Property valuation.
- Real estate in the augmented age.
- Real estate investment trust (REIT).
- Stamp duty land tax.
- What is an estate?
- Use class.
- British Property Federation BPF.
- Glossary of property law terms.
- Housing tenure.
- Property rights.
- Types of building.
Featured articles and news
A review of the HES pilot project.
Organisation alerts membership to findings of IHBC research.
Four outstanding professionals recognised.
Sustainable flooring from super strong grass.
Organisation presents reactions from industry leaders.
New infrastructure bank to be based in the North of England.
Fairer, faster, greener. A summary of the key points.
Strategies to help provide safer working conditions.
Protecting flora, fauna and the other natural features of Scotland.
Architecture considered somewhere between 'sublime and beautiful'.
Polish piano factory revived through an energy-oriented tune up.
Dynamic architectural approach sets out to restore and improve the environment.
Entries accepted from 1 December 2020 to 14 April 2021.