10 Best Commercial Real Estate Books

Concise list of top rated books on commercial real estate...


By Blaine Strickland

The content of “Thrive” is just as inspirational as its title promises. This book kickstarts you on the way to new heights in the commercial or residential real estate sales and investing, offering meaningful prescriptions to common challenges and issues that anyone in this business faces at any time throughout their careers. In particular, the book explains how to take over your market, how to outperform your competitors, how to build strong relationships with partners and clients, and much more, while increasing your income and achieving new financial goals.

Get Your Copy

Getting Started in Commercial Real Estate

By Adam Von Romer CCIM & Patricia O’Connor

Being a residential real estate agent, one day you will for sure encounter a deal in the commercial real estate field. At this point, a good guide is right what you need to close the deal successfully or probably even to switch to a new career and embrace new opportunities. “Getting Started in Commercial Real Estate” is a good choice in this case. This book presents an easy to implement ten-step plan to get started in the new sphere and shares valuable resources to form a good base for further development.

Get Your Copy

The Due Diligence Handbook For Commercial Real Estate

By Brian Hennessey

Due diligence is something often overlooked by commercial real estate agents. It is often considered as something unnecessary or too complicated to bother and such an attitude sometimes ends in a very unpleasant way. The purpose of “The Due Diligence Handbook For Commercial Real Estate” is to help you avoid all the expensive and humiliating consequences of making mistakes during due diligence conduction or not conducting it at all. It is an extremely useful guide to closing legally flawless deals and making informed decisions.

Get Your Copy

Brokers Who Dominate

By Rod Santomassimo

“Brokers Who Dominate” is the exposure of interviews with a bunch of successful commercial real estate brokers. It is a great material to learn proven strategies and actionable marketing approaches, as well as an introduction of promising platforms and structures from the point of view of true professionals. This book offers a chance to learn from the top performers, adopt their practices, and develop your own strategy on the basis of something above usual trial and error method that always involve making lots of mistakes.

Get Your Copy

Commercial Real Estate Teams Built to Dominate

By Rod Santomassimo

As in any other business, being part of a right team in commercial real estate sales is just as valuable as making your way as an individual. Team work is necessary to achieve greater results, bigger profits, and deliver more client satisfaction. This book is all about building an integrated team, able to take over the market and help all its members achieve their personal goals. It tells stories of successful teams and delivers insights into their structures and approaches.

Get Your Copy

The Complete Guide to Developing Commercial Real Estate

By Robert A. Wehrmeyer

Robert Wehrmeyer is a successful commercial real estate developer and part-time college professor who shares his knowledge and expertise in “The Complete Guide to Developing Commercial Real Estate”. This book offers a chance to understand the essence of developing a commercial property from the point of view of a practicing expert. It covers all stages of this process from gaining an idea to scaling. All in all, it is a valuable read for anyone interested in the opportunities hidden within commercial development and the ways to benefit from them.

Get Your Copy

Commercial Real Estate Power Brokers

By Jim Gillespie

“Commercial Real Estate Power Brokers” is one of the best interview-based books on the subject of the commercial real estate. Within it, Jim Gillespie managed to gather the best insights and helpful secrets five top brokers chose to share with the world. These include tactics of networking in the context of real estate, tips on making important calls, strategies to building relationships with clients and partners, bits of advice on systematization and organization, and much more valuable, tried-and-true information that works for everyone.

Get Your Copy

How to Succeed in Commercial Real Estate

By John L. Bowman

“How to Succeed in Commercial Real Estate” is a nice overview of the commercial real estate sales as it is seen by a broker with over 30 years of experience in the industry. It covers four main parts of this market – retail, office, industrial, and investment – providing insights on practical and technical sides of each of them. The author shares his own expertise and understanding of success in the business, underlining that becoming a top performer doesn’t always mean sacrificing ethics and putting the amount of sales above all.

Get Your Copy

The Fundamentals of Listing and Selling Commercial Real Estate

By Keim K. Loren

Well-written and easy-to-read, the book “The Fundamentals of Listing and Selling Commercial Real Estate” is actually right what its title promises. This is a profound book about the fundamental things, a good starting point and a valuable source of information for a newcomer to the market and a nice piece for a more experienced professional to refresh knowledge of basics. It offers both theory of property and investment analysis and lots of practical techniques and explanations of routine tasks like presentations and negotiations.

Get Your Copy
Join The Largest Rapidly Growing Community of Real Estate Industry Experts
Kickstart your business' growth by leveraging game-changing
strategies utilized by leading industry experts around the world!

List of Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Books

Commercial Real Estate Book Author
Thrive Blaine Strickland
Getting Started In Commercial Real Estate Adam Von Romer CCIM & Patricia O’Connor
The Due Diligence Handbook For Commercial Real Estate Brian Hennessey
Brokers Who Dominate Rod Santomassimo
Commercial Real Estate Teams Built To Dominate Rod Santomassimo
The Complete Guide To Developing Commercial Real Estate Robert A. Wehrmeyer
Commercial Real Estate Power Brokers Jim Gillespie
How To Succeed In Commercial Real Estate John L. Bowman
The Fundamentals Of Listing And Selling Commercial Real Estate Keim K. Loren