In the ecosystem of the ReFinE commercial real estate research network, at national, European or more broadly international level, organizations from the private or public sector are working on the same subjects and issues.



The Commercial Real Estate Data Alliance (CREDA) is a consortium of academics dedicated to achieving data parity with other major asset classes. Specifically, we believe that improved access to and understanding of available data in commercial real estate is key to fostering higher quality research and interactions between academia and industry, to the benefit of the entire CRE community. CREDA – Institute for Private Capital (  


The ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim is a non-profit and independent institute with the legal form of a limited liability company (GmbH). ZEW is a member of the Leibniz Association. Founded in 1990 on the basis of a public-private initiative in the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg in co-operation with the University of Mannheim, ZEW is one of Germany’s leading economic research institutes, and enjoys a strong reputation throughout Europe. ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research – Homepage