Hiring in the real estate sector is strong due to overall economic expansion.

Consider these data points from a recent article in REBusiness Online:

  • The U.S. economy not only remains on a positive trajectory, but it is also experiencing accelerated job growth in industries such as construction, transportation and warehousing, as well as professional services, says Ryan Tharp, director of research at Houston-based Transwestern.
  • Office, industrial, retail, healthcare and multifamily segments are all healthy and expanding
  • Spencer Levy, head of research for the Americas and senior economic advisor for Los Angeles-based CBRE, says that in this economy there are more open jobs than unemployed people, which bodes well for commercial real estate
  • In terms of the outlook for commercial real estate, according to the article — the sheer volume of job growth has been sufficient enough to offset concerns over tepid wage growth. Job gains in industries that have an immediate impact on leasing activity were especially pronounced in July.

And according to the National Real Estate Investor, commercial real estate companies “are eager to add experienced employees—if only they can find them.”

Even with all these reports of a job hunters’ market, many college graduates aren’t sure what a career in real estate is all about and how diverse the opportunities can be.

That’s why CoreNet Global along with more than 20 other key professional associations in the real estate industry launched CareersBuildingCommunities.org. On the site there are links to each association, many of which have their own job boards.

The industry is hiring; college grads are looking for jobs. This is not rocket science. Check out CareersBuildingCommunities.org