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So Nice, They Won it Twice: Leeds Earns 2nd Straight NAIOP Challenge Victory

May 13, 2022

When it comes to NAIOP’s annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge, the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder is really building something. For the second year in a row, Leeds graduate students studying real estate won the competition, which involves pitching projects for a particular development...

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Teaching Excellence Award Honors Sears, ‘A Joy to Work With and Learn From’

May 6, 2022

Winner of 2022 Frascona Award came to teaching late, but has created outsized impact on the lives of students.​ At commencement, Curtis Sears was named winner of the Frascona Teaching Excellence Award by Leeds students. Sears was a finalist for the award, presented to a professor who creates lasting impact...

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Real Estate Forum Shows Optimism is Building, Even as Disasters Dominate Discussion

March 10, 2022

The Marshall Fire and pandemic were headliners, but panelists remained upbeat about the industry’s prospects in Denver and beyond. Michael Conway, state insurance commissioner, answers an audience question as fellow panelists Clint Folsom and David Sinkey listen in. To their left is moderator Lily Colley Ferguson, of Everwest. The Marshall...

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Home Run: Leeds MBAs Win Nationwide Competition Through an MLB-Inspired Project

Jan. 10, 2022

McGregor Square assessment a chance for career-changers to validate what excites them about real estate. From left, Ezra McPhail, Amber Hughes and Michael Mendoza at the Colvin competition in Maryland. In taking first place in a nationwide real estate case competition, three MBAs at the Leeds School of Business at...

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CUREC Announces the Addition of Peter Kaye to Its International Advisory Board

Oct. 19, 2021

The CU Real Estate Center (CUREC) at the Leeds School of Business has announced the appointment of Peter Kaye to its esteemed International Advisory Board (IAB). "We are excited to have Mr. Kaye join CUREC’s IAB. His years of experience in commercial real estate development and portfolio and asset management,...

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A Master Plan, Masterfully Done: Leeds Team Triumphs in Real Estate Challenge

June 11, 2021

Alumni say lessons from contest and classes helping them create early impact in real estate industry. The six Leeds alumni who proposed the Meadow Station project that won this year's Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge. From left are Jesus Banuelos-Rivera, Erika Vette, Joe Plastino, Paula Chavarria, Kyle Clinton and Simon...

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Get a Master’s in Real Estate

April 27, 2021

What you can do with a MSRE and advance your career in commercial real estate. It’s an exciting time to be involved in real estate as new technology rapidly transforms the industry landscape. And the advent of iBuyers like Zillow and Opendoor, alongside the digital disruption PropTech is creating industry-wide,...

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Future of the Office

April 23, 2021

Boston Properties’ Leadership Discuss How the Future of the Office Market is Uncertain but Anything but Obsolete: A Panel Discussion with Boston Properties’ CEO and CFO The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) formally declared the then-novel Coronavirus COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. By March 4, 2021 the CEO,...

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CU Real Estate Panel - Understanding and Combating the Housing Crisis

April 21, 2021

Over the past decade, unprecedented population growth combined with housing supply barriers have created an affordability and attainability housing crisis in Metro Denver and across the country. To discuss this issue, the CU Real Estate Center brought together top industry experts for a panel on affordable housing during its 24...

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The Office Isn't Dead

April 21, 2021

Spencer Levy, CBRE Chairman of Research & Senior Economic Advisor, joined the 24 th annual Real Estate Forum at the Leeds School of Business to discuss the changes in the world of commercial real estate as a result of the pandemic and evolving labor trends. Levy began his presentation on...