Real Estate

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

There’s One Major Thing Everyone Gets Wrong About Amazon and the Retail Apocalypse

Business Insider – Amazon and the rise of online shopping have been repeatedly blamed for the staggering rate of store closures and bankruptcies disrupting the retail industry in the US.

But e-commerce accounts for only a small fraction of the problems pushing many American retailers to the brink of death, according to Doug Stephens, a retail-industry consultant.

CT at Center of Corporate Relocation Strategy

Hartford Business Journal – Health insurer Aetna’s decision to relocate top-level employees to New York City, while maintaining the bulk of its workforce in Hartford, is part of a nationwide management trend in which companies are increasingly separating their corporate executives from the rest of their workforce.

Are Noisy Airport Flight Paths Discriminatory?

Jeffrey Cohen (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Jeffrey Cohen (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

As Fed Reserve Scholar, Professor Cohen Explores Airport Noise, Housing Vacancy Ripple Effects

Jeffrey Cohen, a professor of finance and real estate, served as a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis for four days in May. Continue Reading