The real estate sector is a cornerstone of the American economy, contributing greatly to GDP while providing homes, offices, retail spaces, hotels, and facilities to carry out daily life and conduct business across the vast landscapes of America.

According to Statista, The value of the United States real estate market is poised for steady and substantial growth in the coming years, according to recent industry forecasts. Total U.S. real estate value is expected to reach $113.6 trillion in 2023, led by continued dominant investment in the residential sector projected to account for $88.91 trillion alone.

Over the 2023-2028 period, the U.S. real estate market has the potential to achieve compound annual growth of 4.7%, which would result in the overall market reaching $142.9 trillion in value by 2028 as demand rises across segments from residential to commercial real estate.

Top 50 Public and Private Real Estate Companies in the United States for 2024:

  1. Jones Lang LaSalle
  2. CBRE Group
  3. Berkshire Hathaway (HomeServices)
  4. Realogy Holdings
  5. Keller Williams
  6. Compass
  7. Redfin
  8. Marcus and Millichap
  9. HFF
  10. Colliers International
  11. Century 21
  12. RE/MAX
  13. Weichert Realty
  14. @Properties
  15. eXp Realty
  16. Pacific Union
  17. TTR Sotheby’s
  18. Douglas Elliman
  19. Engel & Völkers
  20. Compass Florida
  21. Brown Harris Stevens
  22. Launch Real Estate
  23. Realm Real Estate Professionals
  24. Pinnacle Estate Properties
  25. Holland Real Estate Group
  26. Venture Real Estate
  27. Lambert Realty
  28. HNI Realty
  29. Jefferson Real Estate
  30. Advantage Gold Realty
  31. American Real Estate Partners
  32. IMREX Real Estate Company
  33. Directors of Real Estate
  34. Skyline Properties
  35. Newman Realty Group
  36. ERA Leaders
  37. Metro Realty
  38. City Real Estate Advisors
  39. Regency Real Estate Brokers
  40. Acme Realty Company
  41. United Real Estate
  42. First Team Real Estate
  43. Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty
  44. NextHome Group
  45. Beachfront Realty
  46. Mark Spain Real Estate
  47. Hawai’i Life Real Estate Brokers
  48. Illustrated Properties Real Estate
  49. Star Real Estate Company
  50. Beach Properties of Florida

Top Frequently Asked Questions About US Real Estate Sector:

What are the major real estate company categories?

Key real estate company categories include residential and commercial brokers, home builders, property managers, real estate investment trusts (REITs), real estate services like title insurance and escrow services, and shared office providers.

What are the most prominent publicly traded real estate companies?

Well-known publicly traded real estate companies include real estate investment trusts (REITs) like American Tower Corp., Prologis Inc., Public Storage Inc., and Equinix Inc.—these own income-producing real estate assets.

What are some of the largest residential brokerages?

Some of the top residential brokerage firms in the US include Realogy Holdings which owns Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA Real Estate, Sotheby’s International Realty, and Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate. Also, major residential brokers are @Properties, Compass, eXp Realty, Re/Max, Keller Williams, Weichert Realty, and Douglas Elliman.

What are some key commercial real estate companies?

Major commercial real estate companies include CBRE Group, Jones Lang LaSalle, Cushman & Wakefield, Colliers, Marcus & Millichap, NKF, Savills, Madison International Realty, Square Mile Capital, and Starwood Capital Group. These handle office spaces, hotels, warehouses, retail locations, and other commercial properties.

Who are the largest home builders?

Top national home builders based on homes sold include D.R. Horton, Lennar Corp, PulteGroup, KB Home, and Toll Brothers which construct tens of thousands of houses across the United States each year.

What is the average real estate agent commission?

The typical real estate agent commission in the US is between 5-6% of a home’s sale price, often split between the seller’s agent and buyer’s agent. On a $500,000 house, the commission would equal around $30,000.