Real Estate


Nine ‘Enthusiastic, Well Qualified’ Faculty Join School for Fall 2022

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The School of Business is welcoming nine new faculty members this semester, continuing a trend of successful recruiting. Many of the new hires already have strong research accomplishments and awards for teaching excellence.Continue Reading


The heat is on: 7 things to know about Greater Hartford’s summer home sale market

Hartford Courant (Yahoo News) The Greater Hartford home sale market snagged a top-10 spot in a new national ranking of hottest housing markets in the country in June, adding to a string of similar flattering mentions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But how hot is hot?




UConn’s Real Estate Program Ranked #3 in the World

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The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is ranked among the Top 3 programs worldwide in research excellence, and boasts two of the most productive contributors to prestigious real-estate academic journals.

The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked real estate programs based on the number of research articles accepted by the top three academic journals in the industry between 2016 and 2020. UConn had previously ranked Number 7.Continue Reading


Professor Cohen: Despite Pandemic, Cumulative ‘Household Financial Distress’ Isn’t Particularly Bad

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If you watch the evening news, with long lines at food banks and homes destroyed by weather-related disasters, you might think the vast majority of Americans are in a financial spiral.Continue Reading


Professor Katherine Pancak Becomes Academic Director of Stamford Business Program

Professor Katherine Pancak, new academic director of Stamford business programs. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Professor Katherine Pancak, a well-respected finance and real estate professor and champion of the Stamford campus, has been named as the Academic Director of Business at the Fairfield-County campus.Continue Reading



Professor John Clapp Researches Plans for Vacant Retail

Professor John Clapp, pictured above, plans to continue his research into solutions for vacant Retail spaces (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Professor John Clapp, pictured above, plans to continue his research into solutions for vacant Retail spaces (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

For years, Real Estate Professor John Clapp has been warning of the over-construction of malls and shopping centers, recognizing that the economy wasn’t going to be able to support so many retail locations.Continue Reading


Real Estate Center Hosts Annual Celebration

Mallika Winsor, Senior Associate at Cushman & Wakefield, is surrounded by colleagues during the Real Estate Center's annual banquet. (Zack Wussow)
Mallika Winsor, Senior Associate at Cushman & Wakefield, is surrounded by colleagues during the Real Estate Center’s annual banquet. (Zack Wussow)

The Real Estate Center held its annual end-of-year banquet on Thursday evening in the Rome Ballroom, honoring outstanding students, alumni and other achievers in the field of commercial real estate.

Among those honored were: William Carlson, senior managing director at Cigna, with the Lifetime Achievement Award; Keith Kockenmeister, senior managing director of Kroll Bond Ratings, with Distinguished Alumni of the Year; and Caleb S. Manchester, president of Gansett Ventures with Alumni of the Year.

In addition, the Early Career Alumni Award went to Erik Edeen, director of Avision Young, and Mallika Winsor, senior associate at Cushman & Wakefield. Student of the Year was Caci Rhuda and the Industry Partner Award went to Cushman & Wakefield.

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