• Upcoming

    September 21 - Breakfast Panel: Looking Ahead: Future of Multifamily Housing

    The future of the multifamily market continues to be a frequent topic of conversations in central Ohio and beyond. While the demographic projections for central Ohio seem to point toward continuing growth, other indicators suggest a near future slow down. Please join our panelists as they discuss different segments of the multifamily market and what we might expect to see in 2017 and beyond.

    • Kerstin Carr, Director of Planning and Environment, MORPC
    • James Croft, Chairmand and CEO, RED Capital
    • Tre Giller, CEO, DRK & Company
    • Edmond Joseph, Vice President, CBRE
    • Guy Worley, CEO, Columbus Downtown Development Corporation

    When: September 21, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
    Where: Mason Hall Rotunda

    Registration link

    September 29 - Site Visit: Campus Partners

    Please join FRES and the Center for Real Estate on a site visit to Campus Partners, an organization established by The Ohio State University in 1996 to spearhead the revitalization of the urban neighborhoods around its Columbus campus. Campus Partners was incorporated as a non-profit organization to work with the city, community agencies, neighborhood civic associations and the university itself. Come learn about the university development plans and the partnership that makes it possible.

    When: Friday, September 29, 1:30 - 2:30
    Where: Location will be shared with registered students via email.

    October 5: Corporate Real Estate

    Please join the undergraduate chapter of the Fisher Real Estate Society for an event on Corporate Real Estate, where you will have an opportunity to listen to Kevin Day, the Vice President of Real Estate for Big Lots, and Matt McQuade, Managing Director of Business Development at Columbus 2020, as they talk about corporate real estate, site selection and business development from the city perspective.  Interested students can register via this link.

    When: October 5, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
    Where: Schoenbaum 315

    October 18: Information Session - US Bank Commercial Real Estate

    Please come learn about US Bank Credit Analyst program on October 18 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Recruiters from US Bank will be on hand to give you more details about the program and answer your questions. This program is designed for finance and accounting majors, who are, at heart, real estate people. USBank is one of the dominant players in commercial real estate banking. Our team focuses on large regional and national scale clients in development, construction, realty management, REIT’s, institutional investors among others. The analysts will be working with some of the most experienced and highest caliber lenders in the industry today and working on the underwriting of “live” deals from the beginning of their training. If you are interested in applying for an on campus interview on October 19, please go to Fisher Connect and look for  posting number 442425. They are recruiting primarily for their main hub office in Minneapolis. But, also have opportunities in Dallas, Denver, DC, L.A. and Atlanta. Please register via this link.

    When: October 18, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Where: Gerlach 275

  • Past

    September 15: Real Estate Career Roundtable

    The Center for Real Estate, in conjunction with the  Fisher Real Estate Society, hosted a annual Real Estate Career Roundtable on September 15, 2017. This annual event is designed to highlight opportunities that exist in the real estate industry and features multiple speakers representing different segments of the real estate industry. This years' speakers discussed careers in private equity and institutional real estate investments, development, consulting and corporate real estate.

    September 14: Crash Course in Real Estate Terms

    This session was designed for any graduate or undergradaute student interested in learning more about the real estate industry, but is a bit unsure about the variour terms being used. We covered the basics to make sure you can get the most from the various events organized by FRES and the Center and can ask meaningful questions.


    September 6: Harrison Street Information Session


    On September 6, Alex Kozak ('17), joined us to hold an informational session on Harrison Street, a Chicago-based real estate investment management firm that offers investment products for access to well-defined private and public real estate segments.

    September 5: Fisher Real Estate Society Kick Off Session

    The Fisher Real Estate Society is an undergradute student club for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the many sectors of the real estate industry. On September 5, FRES kicked off the 2017-2018 academic year with a session where we talked about the year ahead, the planned events, case competitions, scholarships, travel grants and other things.

    August 29: ULI Hines Case Competition Info Session

    The ULI D. Hines Competition is one of the most prestigious real estate case competitions in the world. The Center partners with ULI Columbus and the Knowlton School of Architecture to provide our teams with professional mentors as well as opportunities to learn and receive feedback on their work. The August 29 info session provided interested students information about the competition and give them a chance to meet current MBA students who have competed last year. The teams are composed of 5 students representing at least three disciplines, including business, urban and regional planning, architecture, landscape architecture, public policy and others. The teams work with their industry mentors over the period of two weeks on formulating their proposals.