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.


  • 1/25/19 -- Breakfast Series


     Capital Markets. Where will the economy be headed next?


    Edward Schwartz, Principal - ORG Portfolio Management LLC

    George Tietjen, Managing Director - Sentinel Real Estate Corporation

    Timothy Gallagher, Managing Director - Annaly Commercial Real Estate Group, Inc.

    DJ Effler, Senior Vice President - Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC



  • December 2018 Newsletter
  • Announcing New Advisory Board Members

    The Ohio State Center for Real Estate is pleased to welcome Mark Williams from Eastdil Secured to our Advisory Board. 

     CRE Mark Williams


  • 3/28/19 -- View from the C-Suite

    30 am- 9 am

    Eric Bolton Headshot

    Eric Bolton

    Eric Bolton is the Chairman and CEO of Mid-America Apartment Communities (“MAA”), a publicly-traded real estate investment trust and S&P 500 Company with a total market enterprise valuation of approximately $16 billion. MAA is the largest owner-operator of multifamily housing in the U.S. with a portfolio of over 300 apartment properties, representing over 100,000 apartment homes.

    During his tenure as CEO of MAA, Mr. Bolton has led the company through significant growth, including two large public M&A transactions, while delivering long-term shareholder investment returns that rate in the top-tier of apartment REIT sector performances.

    Mr. Bolton serves as a Director for East Group Properties (NYSE: EGP) and is on the Advisory Board of Governors of the National Association of REITs.



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241 Mason Hall
250 W Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

If you are interested in becoming a member or want more information on the Center for Real Estate, please contact Supaphen Niroula.