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Real estate and planning: Company Information

A guide to finding information in real estate and planning. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

Databases of company information

The following resources offer financial information for companies.

Directories of company information

International directory of company histories
4th Floor Reference--338.7409-INT

Waterlow's unquoted companies
4th Floor Reference--338.740942

The Library has lots of material on specific companies and sectors; use the Enterprise catalogue to locate these items. Search Business Source Complete to find journal articles about specific companies.

Annual reports

Annual reports are good sources of data about companies including financial information. Most companies have their own web sites. There are two major sites, which provide links to companies:

Help videos

You will need to login using your University email address and password to view the videos. You can access these resources from the Company information tab (this page) within the Real Estate and Planning subject guide, as well as the Business, Informatics and Accounting guide mentioned in some of the videos.

D&B Hoovers - basic search:

Finding company information in Osiris:

How to run a basic search on FAME:

Creating a list of companies on FAME: