The American Real Estate Society is a research and educational trade organization whose members are from academia as well as the real estate industry. The objectives of the ARES include research and education. They have six real estate journals, an extensive newsletter, a special topic monograph series, and an annual meeting.
American Senior Housing Association - ASHA represents the interests of more than 500 companies involved in the finance, development, and operation of housing for seniors including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and continuing care communities. ASHA provides legislative and regulatory advocacy, research, educational programs, and networking opportunities.