National Real Estate Challenge
In the National Real Estate Challenge, graduate student teams from 16 top schools compete for highest honors and cash awards in a National real estate case competition.
2012 Winners: 1st: Columbia University, 2nd: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 3rd: UNC, 4th: UT Austin
McCombs Challenge Team 2012
Real Estate Council Conferences
The Real Estate Council is comprised of leading practitioners in Texas and all over the U.S. who serve as advisors and financial supporters of the Center. The Council’s private conferences provide an opportunity to share real estate insight and best practices.
Career Mentoring for Students
Mentoring matches business professionals to students interested in their field, creating a relationship that promotes the education of students and increases networking.
Real Estate Practicums
An MBA course that provides opportunities for students to work on real-world projects supplied by real estate companies, with project supervision by center faculty.
Started in 2007, the REIT Fund is a student-managed investment fund that focuses solely on U.S. Real Estate Trust (REIT) equity securities.
Summer Real Estate Symposium
Hosted by: UT-Austin, UC-Berkeley, Columbia, UCLA, Wharton, Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Singapore
The center co-hosts an annual summer real estate research conference with other top schools. It includes research by academics in real estate, finance and economics.
Student Organization Support
Graduate Real Estate Society
Undergraduate Real Estate Society