History can tell us a lot about the future. Think back to the late 1800s, when many U.S. cities began to grow around train stations. Marketplaces developed as locations where merchants could sell their products, and this attracted customers from all around Connecticut to live and work near the marketplaces.Continue Reading
The Hartford Line is a new commuter rail service between New Haven and Springfield, Mass., with additional stops in suburbs along the 62-mile route. The service, a collaboration between the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts, will launch on Saturday, June 16.Continue Reading
Seven real estate professionals, a popular finance professor and a host of outstanding students were recognized during the Center for Real Estate’s 2018 Awards Banquet on April 26 at the Rome Commons Ballroom. Continue Reading
Finance and Real Estate Professor Jeffrey Cohen has received the 2017 Distinguished Member Award from the Transportation and Public Utilities Group (TPUG) of the Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA). The award was bestowed at the organization’s annual meeting in Philadelphia on Jan. 5. Continue Reading
2017-2018 recipients of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) scholarship in memory of Samuel F. Pierson included Jordan Angel ’18, Kelly Yates ’18, Hannah Schmidt ’18 and William Golonka ’18. The students have demonstrated academic excellence while pursuing a degree in real estate with intent toward a real estate career. Each of the seniors embrace the learning of real estate with great enthusiasm and look forward to starting their careers this spring.
Kyle Ernest and Zitao Zhang received the ICSC Foundation Bill Holmes/Hart Realty Advisers scholarship. Thanks to the generosity of John Hart, Hart Realty Advisers and the loyal friends and family of William Holmes, the students received $3000 and a one year student ICSC membership. Ernest is a senior graduating in December 2017. He is currently interning as a valuations analyst at UBS and will be joining the Cushman and Wakefield Prep Program in September 2018. Zhang is a junior and is seeking an internship for the summer.
On November 7, 2017 John Monaco and Betsy DiPaulo from National Valuation Consultants Inc. spoke to the Real Estate Society and students interested in valuation. Monaco and DiPaulo spoke of valuation of properties with NVC and in New York City, auditing and the necessary steps to value.
2017 SIOR Fall World Conference
This October, SIOR held its annual Fall World Conference in Chicago. The Student Real Estate Experience Program is designed to allow undergraduate and graduate students with a strong interest in real estate to attend, sponsored by SIOR. After an application process, UConn student Kelly Yates ’18 was selected to attend the conference. Says Kelly, “This was an excellent opportunity for me to meet and learn from a wide range of real estate professionals from across the country and the world.” She was able to attend a number of events and hear speakers from the industry discuss key topics and trends.
The UConn Center for Real Estate would like to thank SIOR Global and the Connecticut/Western Massachusetts SIOR Chapter for their continued support of its students.