In 2014 the ASCSP began a concerted effort to reach out to other organizations in the industry we serve with the goal of helping members maximize their investment. We encourage ASCSP members to look into the values offered by these outstanding groups.
The American Society of Appraisers is a multi-discipline, non-profit, international organization of professional appraisers representing all appraisal disciplines: Appraisal Review and Management, Business Valuation, Gems and Jewelry, Machinery and Technical Specialties, Personal Property and Real Property. Our mission is to foster the public trust of our members and the appraisal profession through compliance with the highest levels of ethical and professional standards.
Founded in 1989, CREW Network is the industry’s premier business networking organization dedicated to advancing the achievements of women in commercial real estate. Nearly 9,000 CREW Network members represent nearly every discipline within the industry and are located in over 70 major markets across North America.
CREW Network seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on fulfilling four key initiatives: business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach.
CREW Network members are known for the quality they bring to the commercial real estate industry. With this large diverse network, our members have the resources to create new and different ways of structuring deals, to focus on the bottom line, and to inspire others to work as a team to get the job done.
The National Association of Construction Auditors was created to enhance the control environment related to construction projects, by addressing the needs of:
- those auditors who spend a significant amount of their efforts auditing and/or controlling construction projects;
- Owner construction/facilities management personnel who want to improve their knowledge base of contracts and process controls resulting in their construction projects being better managed and controlled; and
- Project Managers/construction management personnel who want to improve their knowledge base of contracts and process controls, thereby improving the overall product delivered to their customers.
The NACA grants the designation of Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) and Construction Control Professional (CCP) to the individuals with the expertise in these areas. The National Association of Construction Auditors is committed to providing resources, information, and leadership for NACA members, their clients, and the public to ensure the highest standard of construction controls possible.
The Real Estate Roundtable brings together leaders of the nation’s top publicly-held and privately-owned real estate ownership, development, lending and management firms with the leaders of major national real estate trade associations to jointly address key national policy issues relating to real estate and the overall economy.
By identifying, analyzing and coordinating policy positions, The Roundtable’s business and trade association leaders seek to ensure a cohesive industry voice is heard by government officials and the public about real estate and its important role in the global economy. Collectively, Roundtable members’ portfolios contain over 12 billion square feet of office, retail and industrial properties valued at more than $1 trillion; over 1.5 million apartment units; and in excess of 2.5 million hotel rooms. Participating trade associations represent more than 1.5 million people involved in virtually every aspect of the real estate business.
From our headquarters in New York City, RICS in the Americas represents the interests of members in the USA, Latin America, Canada, and the Caribbean. In the Americas, RICS brings value by harmonizing real estate, construction and valuation industries that are interdependent. The region’s membership of more than 3,400 individuals work throughout the property lifecycle from land management, through to planning, environmental impact assessment, and investment appraisal to managing the construction process and advising on the most efficient use of buildings. They have the advantage of RICS’ technical standards that coordinate all specializations and have access to a diverse network of professionals who offer knowledge and business opportunities.
Our members’ expertise covers real estate, construction, valuation, brokerage, planning and development, and dispute resolution.
The Society of Depreciation Professionals (Society or SDP) provides membership, training and professional certification opportunities to individuals seeking an in-depth understanding of capital recovery through the art of depreciation analysis. The Society was formed in 1987, in response to a need for objective and accurate estimates of equipment life, salvage and cost of removal for capital intensive industries.
The SDP recognizes the professional field of depreciation analysis and promotes the development of practitioners in the field. The Society further serves as a forum for the collection, exchange and publication of information concerning depreciation, and sanctions standards of conduct through its code of ethics.