S&P Global: BuildFax Permit Data

Building permit data for real estate property points of interest.


BuildFax data represents property permit data that gives insight to a property’s condition. Linked with S&P Global REIT-owned U.S. properties which include shopping malls, restaurants, office spaces, and hotels, this dataset can be used to help investors predict and better understand the details of a REIT’s capital expenditures. Evaluate detailed data on remodeling, solar installations, new construction, roof age, and maintenance history or assess building permit data aggregated to the property and zip code level for macro analysis.

This dataset includes:

  • Historic coverage dating back to the 1970s
  • Property condition data for over 40,000 U.S. REIT properties
  • Permit-level insights
Dataset Overview:
  • Primary Entity Type: Property
  • Coverage Count: 40,000
  • Geographic Coverage: United States and Canada
  • Industry Coverage: Industrials, Real Estate
  • History Initiated: 1971
  • Point In Time: Yes
  • Point In Time Details: Starting June 2020 onwards

About the Provider:

S&P Global Market Intelligence understands the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. The company integrates financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, perform valuations and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities around the world use this essential intelligence to make business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, offering ESG solutions, deep data and insights on critical business factors. S&P Global has been providing essential intelligence that unlocks opportunity, fosters growth and accelerates progress for more than 160 years.

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