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.


  • Ohio State Student Success at Real Estate Case Competitions

    Every year the Ohio State Center for Real Estate supports several groups of undergraduate students as they compete in national real estate competitions against other top real estate programs around the country. This year, the Center supported students competing at the Guelph University Real Estate Case Competition in Toronto, the Villanova Real Estate Challenge in Philadelphia and the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Real Estate Challenge in Chicago, IL.

    We are pleased to report that our students placed 2nd at the Harold E. Eisenberg Challenge and 4th at the Villanova Real Estate Challenge. Congratulations and thank you for representing Ohio State!

    Villanova team: Eric Kulbacki, Justin Markowitz, Joe Yoder, and Alex Smith

    CRE - Villanova team 2018

    Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation team: Seth Brennock, Zachary Turner, Ray Herrera, Michael Knerem, and Thomas Castro

    CRE - Eisenberg team 2018

  • Announcing New Advisory Board Members

    The Ohio State Center for Real Estate is pleased to welcome William Murdock and Kerstin Carr to our Advisory Board. 

    William Murdock William Murdock serves as Executive Director of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), a voluntary association of more than 60 Central Ohio local governments and regional organizations serving the fastest growing region in Ohio. As Executive Director, William oversees innovative planning, services, and policies in transportation, energy, housing, land use, environment, and data. 

    William is a longtime resident of Central Ohio and proud Buckeye with multiple degrees from The Ohio State University. 


    Kerstin Carr

    Kerstin Carr is the Director of Planning & Environment at the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) in Columbus, Ohio and has been with MORPC for over twelve years. Her department provides and promotes collaboration, technical assistance, and regional planning initiatives related to active transportation, the natural and built environment, transportation safety, and water resources to benefit MORPC members and communities in Central Ohio. 

    Kerstin has over 18 years of experience in transportation and urban planning. She currently serves as a board member on the Neighborhood Design Center, the Scenario Planning Consortium of the National Association of Regional Councils, and the Community Economic Development Coproration of Ohio (CEDCO). Carr is a graduate of the University of Regensburg, Germany with a Doctoral Degree in Geography.



  • 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

241 Mason Hall
250 W Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

For more information about the Center for Real Estate, please contact Mary Beth McCormick: