Real estate is more than just selling homes.

From engineering, design, architecture and lending to property management, development, investment and construction, the real estate industry has a career for you!

Explore the diverse opportunities in real estate

Real estate is more than just selling homes.

From engineering, design, architecture and lending to property management, development, investment and construction, the real estate industry has a career for you!

Explore the diverse opportunities in real estate

How you can help create the communities of the world?

In 2 minutes, identify your real estate career potential and more.

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How you can help create the communities of the world?

In 2 minutes, identify your real estate career potential and more.

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Real estate is a huge part of your life.

Are you ready to shape the communities of the world?

The places where we live, work, play and thrive are created by smart, imaginative and hard-working people. Explore the world’s most diverse industry—from architecture and interior design to construction, engineering, management and finance.

Associated Builders and Contractors 2021 Workforce Development Survey
According to the results of the Associated Builders and Contractors 2021 Workforce Development Survey, ABC contractor members invested $1.3 billion in workforce development initiatives in 2020, providing craft, leadership and safety education to 500,000 course attendees to advance their careers in commercial and industrial construction. Safety education accounted for 71% of the total workforce investment as […]
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Building the Future: Jason Contreras
Read about how Jason Contreras turned an accident into a career in property management.
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CREW Network Foundation Awards 30 Scholarships to Commercial Real Estate Students
Scholarship program has granted nearly $1.3 million USD to female students pursuing commercial real estate careers
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ASLA DREAM BIG with Minecraft Design Camps Spark Imagination, Creativity, and Problem-Solving
This summer, ASLA launched its DREAM BIG with Minecraft Design Camps for 125 middle and high school students in Sacramento, California and Washington, DC.
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Connect with Universities with Real Estate Programs
Connect with universities that offer undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs in commercial real estate.
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Yanina Santos: ASID Student Portfolio Competition Winner
Join us in congratulating Yanina Santos, Student ASID, the third of three winners of the ASID Student Portfolio Competition! See her winning portfolio submission:
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Culture of CARE Pledge
CMAA has taken a bold and visible step toward creating a diverse, safe, welcoming, and inclusive construction industry by taking the Culture of CARE Pledge.
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Getting into commercial real estate
Getting into commercial real estate: learn about the industry and how you can get involved.
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In pursuit of service
In pursuit of service: Military veterans find meaningful success in property management careers.
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Careers in Real Estate Management
“What would a career in property management look like?” Read IREM’s booklet, Careers in Real Estate Management, for a quick overview of the many different career paths and opportunities open to you in property and asset management.
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Construction Apprenticeships
Byron "Elvis" Claiborne heard about ABC SoCal electrical apprenticeship program while at the California State Prison. He has graduated from the program and is now working as a foreman.
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ABC Announces Its 2022 Young Professional of the Year
Associated Builders and Contractors today announced Luke Perry, vice president at Perry Contracting, Cincinnati, received ABC’s 2022 Young Professional of the Year Award. Perry was honored at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 15.
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Why Choose A Career in Real Estate?

Why do people choose to go into real estate? The reasons are numerous. To some people its appeal lies in the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship that it offers. To others, the idea of building something and the durability of buildings are important.

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Why Choose A Career in Real Estate?

Why do people choose to go into real estate? The reasons are numerous. To some people its appeal lies in the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurship that it offers. To others, the idea of building something and the durability of buildings are important.

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Take the Next Step in Your Career

High School Student

Are you in high school and starting to think about your next steps? Should you apply to 4-year universities? Technical schools? Learn more about what it takes to obtain education and employment within each sector of this vibrant industry.

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College Student

What classes should you take in school? What internship opportunities are available to you? What about apprenticeships? Learn more about what it takes to take the next step toward a career in real estate.

For college students >

Career Changers

How can you take your career in real estate to the next level? Are you looking for certificate or accreditation programs? Looking for a new job in real estate? Explore our resources for real estate professionals.

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Career Spotlights

Jasmyn Sylvester, ACoM

“Many in the industry would say you’d have to possess a little bit of crazy to be in the field of property management. I can attest to that statement.”

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Jessica Tripp

“I am so thankful for the fateful day when I spoke with my student advisor at the University of Georgia that explained all of the immense opportunities the property management industry had for me.”

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Rob Rojas

“My introduction into the real estate industry was through a passionate college professor, helping me to get an internship in residential property management, more specifically apartment communities.”

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Shannon Crane

“I never expected that my first job as a Leasing Agent would turn into such a challenging and rewarding career! ”

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Attention Educators & Career Counselors!

Help your students explore the most diverse industry in the world! Introduce them to careers across the largest, most-diverse sector of the economy: real estate. We’ve prepared assets and tools for you.

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