Center for Real Estate

The Ohio State Center for Real Estate at Fisher College of Business is dedicated to fostering excellence in real estate education, applied and academic research, and outreach through community and university partnerships. The Center’s main goal is to serve as a link between our students, faculty, alumni, and the various parts of the real estate industry, creating a vibrant community touching all aspects of real estate.


  • 2017 Annual Real Estate Conference

    Smart Cities: Columbus and Beyond

    April 19, 2017
    4:00 - 8:30 p.m.
    The Blackwell Hotel

    The 2017 Real Estate Conference of the Ohio State Center for Real Estate is scheduled to take place on April 19, 2017 at the Blackwell Hotel. This is an invitation-only event designed to bring together leaders from all domains of the real estate industry to engage in thought provoking conversations about the state and the future of the real estate industry. This year's topic is Smart Cities: Columbus and Beyond.

    If you would like additional information about the conference, please visit the conference website or contact Jana Hrdinova at

  • April 6 Breakfast Panel

    April 6 Breakfast Panel: Restoring Legacy: Story of the LeVeque Tower

    The beauty and character of historical buildings has long been recognized by people all over the world.  But so has the effort and cost required to bring back their past luster, while updating them to accommodate modern lifestyle.

    The iconic LeVeque Tower, once the tallest building between New York City and Chicago, has undergone a complete transformation over the past five years. Our panelists, including Brett Kaufman and Robert Loversidge, will discuss this major undertaking from their various viewpoints,  what has made this unique collaborative effort possible and what are the challenges of restoring a landmark on the National Register of Historic Places.

    For more information and to register, please click here.

  • 2016 Fall Dinner

    2016 Fall Dinner - Herb AsherThe 2016 Fall Dinner was held on October 19, 2016 at the High Line Car House in German Village. The first annual dinner was designed to bring together leaders of the real estate industry in a social setting to allow for informal discussions of broader topics that go beyond the real estate industry. Given the election season, our speaker this year, Dr. Herb Asher, discussed the presidential race and its potential impact on American democracy.  For event photos, please view our slideshow.

  • The Paul M. Weinstock Memorial Scholarship

    Paul WeinstockIt was with a sad heart that we learned of the unexpected passing of our dear friend and colleague, Paul Weinstock. Paul was a fixture at Fisher for the past 19 years, teaching many courses in the fields of finance and real estate. For those interested in honoring Paul, you can contribute to a scholarship fund established in his memory that will provide support to undergraduate students with passion for real estate.


Contact us

606 Fisher Hall
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

For more information about the Center for Real Estate, please contact Jana Hrdinova: