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
- Tax the Land, Save the People November 1, 2017San Francisco Magazine – One man’s quixotic—but totally serious—quest to upend the tax system, rebalance wealth, and cure all of our social ills. Read article
- UConn Senior Selected to Attend Prestigious Real Estate Conference October 24, 2017Real estate major Kelly Yates, ’18, won the opportunity to attend the 2017 Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Fall World Conference from Oct. 26-28 in Chicago. The prestigious conference gives a few selected students from across the country the opportunity to gain insight on the professional world of real estate, and to make... […]
- Op-Ed: As Houston, Florida Recover from Hurricanes, Home Values May Drop—Even in Areas That Weren’t Flooded October 5, 2017Perceptions of Danger After the devastation of Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, New Yorkers not only had to rebuild their damaged homes, but they also faced a crisis of consumer confidence. Even in areas that weren’t impacted by flooding and storm damage, the value of homes decreased, testimony to the wariness that future homebuyers had... […]
- How Much Value Does Regular Maintenance Add to Your Home? September 22, 2017Kane County Chronicle – A Farmingdale-based startup is bringing infusion services to rural locations and smaller health-care facilities to spare patients the hassle and extra cost of having to travel far from home. Read article
- There’s One Major Thing Everyone Gets Wrong About Amazon and the Retail Apocalypse July 24, 2017Business Insider – Amazon and the rise of online shopping have been repeatedly blamed for the staggering rate of store closures and bankruptcies disrupting the retail industry in the US. But e-commerce accounts for only a small fraction of the problems pushing many American retailers to the brink of death, according to Doug Stephens, a... […]