Published: April 9, 2020

This is an unprecedented time and professionals from all industries are facing unforseen hardships. While we are all doing our part we are also navigating unforeseen challenges and preparing for what might be a new norm. Commercial real estate has been especially hard hit and yet we are seeing offers of support from all sectors within our industry. 

To support our community, the CU Real Estate Center has curated a list of resources to create dialogue, provide learning opportunities and drive engagement between members of the real estate industry. These resources have been sourced from industry thought-leaders, leading organizations and Leeds’ faculty. Each week we will share new information, insights and resources. We also invite you to share your virtual events, articles, webinars and other resources so we can all work together for the betterment of our industry.

This Week's Resources for Real Estate Professionals


5 Things to Know for Work-From-Home Newbies

Read how to help you make the transition, we got some tips from Christina Lacerenza, an assistant professor at CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business who specializes in 21st century workplace teams. That includes remote working arrangements that keep employees happy and productive.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: What Small Businesses Need to Know

Read everything you need to know about the Paycheck Protection Loan and the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan programs.

CUREC Faculty Member Mike DelPrete Discusses the Future of Real Estate in 2020

Read about early signs are emerging of a severe slowdown in the U.S. housing marke..., said Mike DelPrete, a scholar in residence on real-estate technology at the University of Colorado at Boulder.


How to Lead Remote Teams

Hear practical guidance from the world’s leading all-remote companies on how to effectively pivot to remote work. Lori McLeese from Automattic ( and Tumblr), Dave Gilbert from GitLab, and Courtney Seiter from Buffer will share how their organizations set up their employees for success while working from home.

Leeds School of Business COVID-19 Alumni Webinar Series 

Upcoming events and recorded sessions dedicate to navigating critical issues during this challenging time.

Coronavirus Response: Urban Technology in China and the U.S.

Dror Poleg discusses the use of urban technology to fend of Covid-19, contrasting the advantages and risks of the Chinese and American approaches. Interviewed by Olivier Knox on SiriusXM Radio.

Surviving vs Thriving Webinar from CBRE

Tips for pivoting to a remote workforce in real time provided by CBRE.

PropTech Perspectives

An amazing conversation with CUREC’s friends Dror Poleg  and Antony Slumbers

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: 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

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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