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REAPing the Rewards of Leeds’ Focus on Inclusion

Oct. 13, 2022

Leeds has set aside 50 seats in an executive education program for graduates of a real estate diversity program.

A flier promoting the Inclusive City Builder Fellowship featuring a blue-grey background and a graphic representation of a city scape. Text reads: "Inclusive City Builder Fellowship. For more information or to apply, visit: https://6x9qf4vb6ki.typeform.com/inclusivecity. Deadline: Aug. 22."  Logos are shown for partners: City of Denver, Milender White, CBRE, Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors, SAR Architects, and McWhinney.

Applications Open for 2022 Inclusive City Builders Fellowship

Aug. 17, 2022

Undergraduate students have until Monday, Aug. 22 to apply. The CU Real Estate Center (CUREC) is partnering with employers and the Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors for the 2022 Inclusive City Builders Fellowship. In an effort to support more diverse representation within the commercial real estate industry, the fellowship...

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Fundamentals course kicks off new commercial real estate executive education program

Aug. 10, 2022

The commercial real estate industry touches all aspects of business throughout the United States, from the places we shop, to where we work and recreate. Yet the level of education needed to support commercial real estate has been underdeveloped around the U.S., with few formal programs to help professionals transition...

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CUREC Advisory Board Welcomes New Members with Expertise in Law, Development and Investing

Aug. 2, 2022

Each of the new members has a degree from CU Boulder.​​ The CU Real Estate Center at the Leeds School of Business has announced the appointment of four respected real estate leaders to its esteemed International Advisory Board . "The International Advisory Board is integral in our mission to make...

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Students Recognized for Excellence in Real Estate at CUREC’s Awards Ceremony in Spring

Aug. 1, 2022

Inaugural Tom Thibodeau award presented at special event honoring students in real estate. Left to right: Maxwell Mashaal, Nicholas Macray and Julia Perry As the summer winds down and we look ahead to a new fall semester, we’d be remiss if we didn’t take one last look back to spring...

Mike Kercheval

Changing the World Through Real Estate

July 21, 2022

CU Real Estate Center's Executive Director Mike Kercheval featured in International Retail Magazine. One of the goals of IRG Magazine is to share information and ideas for the betterment of the retail/real estate industry, so we were excited to learn about University of Colorado Boulder’s Real Estate Center. From their...

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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...

Portrait of Curtis Sears, with his arms crossed, in a student lounge.

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...

The three students on the winning team pose in a hotel lobby in business attire.

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...