Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies
The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is dedicated to cutting edge research and the training of skilled individuals for all segments of the industry. We provide numerous services to Connecticut’s real estate professionals and to the Department of Consumer Protection. Our activities embrace many disciplines including finance, statistics, economics and geography. Our teaching and research has long been ranked among the very best programs in the US and Internationally.
School of Business News
- Professor Cohen Earns Prestigious Appointment at Federal Reserve November 10, 2022Professor Jeffrey Cohen has been named a Research Fellow for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, where he will work on issues involving real estate and economic inequality. Cohen, who is the Kinnard Scholar in Real Estate at UConn, earned the prestigious appointment after serving as a visiting scholar for the Fed for 20... […]
- Real Estate Alum David Wharmby Returns to UConn As Program Director October 5, 2022UConn Today – As a new business student, David ‘Dave’ Wharmby ’89 (BUS), ’02 MBA took an introductory real estate course that changed his life. “Professor Byrl Boyce was a very personable guy, with a dry sense of humor, who really wanted to make sure we understood the material,’’ Wharmby says. “He took some complex... […]
- Nine ‘Enthusiastic, Well Qualified’ Faculty Join School for Fall 2022 August 23, 2022The School of Business is welcoming nine new faculty members this semester, continuing a trend of successful recruiting. Many of the new hires already have strong research accomplishments and awards for teaching excellence. “I’m looking forward to the Fall semester and the opportunity to welcome nine new, enthusiastic and well-qualified faculty members to our team,”... […]
- The heat is on: 7 things to know about Greater Hartford’s summer home sale market July 24, 2022Hartford Courant (Yahoo News) The Greater Hartford home sale market snagged a top-10 spot in a new national ranking of hottest housing markets in the country in June, adding to a string of similar flattering mentions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But how hot is hot? Read article
- What’s next for the real estate market? March 3, 2022Connecticut Magazine – When the pandemic began, questions about the virus and public health prevailed. As time went on, people asked, “Where were you when the world shut down?” For people who entered the real estate market in the latter part of 2020 and last year, the question became: “Where did you want to be?”... […]