Real Estate

Student Real Estate Experience Program

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.

CREW Boston Educational Foundation Scholarship

Each year, CREW Boston awards a scholarship to a female student who demonstrates an interest in the commercial real estate industry. The student must display a passion for commercial real estate and a desire to work in the field upon graduation. University of Connecticut student Kelly Yates ’18 was awarded the scholarship this year. Kelly currently serves as the president of the UConn Real Estate Society and is pursuing a career in commercial real estate upon graduation in May.

The UConn Center for Real Estate would like to thank CREW Boston for its continued support of our students.

UConn Senior Selected to Attend Prestigious Real Estate Conference

Real estate major Kelly Yates, ’18, won the opportunity to attend the 2017 Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Fall World Conference from Oct. 26-28 in Chicago.

The prestigious conference gives a few selected students from across the country the opportunity to gain insight on the professional world of real estate, and to make long lasting connections with people in the business. Continue Reading

Op-Ed: As Houston, Florida Recover from Hurricanes, Home Values May Drop—Even in Areas That Weren’t Flooded


Perceptions of Danger

After the devastation of Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, New Yorkers not only had to rebuild their damaged homes, but they also faced a crisis of consumer confidence.

Even in areas that weren’t impacted by flooding and storm damage, the value of homes decreased, testimony to the wariness that future homebuyers had about the impact of forthcoming storms.Continue Reading