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Real Estate Case Competition Team Competes in NYC

Six Smeal undergraduate students recently participated in the 2017 Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition held in New York City on Tuesday, November 14. Following a 10-week training course on campus, the Penn State team joined 26 other schools from around the world at the Cornell-hosted event which tested students’ ability to break down a complex real estate acquisition scenario, formulate a story, and recommend an investment strategy.

Real Estate Boot Camp Conducts Site Visits in NYC

In November, eighteen students who are participating in the Real Estate Boot Camp, which is offered by the Institute for Real Estate Studies, traveled to New York City to learn more about the commercial real estate industry. The trip included visits to Silverstein Properties, the developer of the World Trade Center, CBRE, Marcus & Millichap, as well as Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Capital Advisors.