The International Real Estate Society (IRES) is a federation of regional real estate societies. Each Society maintains control over its own activities while participating in the federation to get the benefits of global cooperation.
The mission of IRES is to:
- Encourage communication, cooperation and coordination regarding real estate research and education on a world-wide basis.
- Encourage and assist in the establishment of real estate education and research programs on a world-wide basis.
- Encourage research on international real estate topics.
- Encourage and facilitate faculty exchanges.
The American Real Estate Society (ARES), founded in 1985, is an association of real estate thought leaders. Members are drawn from academia and the profession at large, both in the United States and internationally. The Society is dedicated to producing and disseminating knowledge related to real estate decision making and the functioning of real estate markets.
The objectives of the American Real Estate Society are to encourage research and promote education in real estate, improve communication and exchange of information in real estate and allied matters among college/university faculty and practicing professionals, and facilitate the association of academic, practicing professional, and research persons in the area of real estate.