May 16, 2016

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MRED Careers: What You Can Do with a Real Estate Degree

Knowledge. Career Advancement. Success. Most likely these words have floated through your mind as you consider pursuing a Masters in Real Estate Development degree (MRED). Those who make the step are often those who are most passionate about real estate and dedicated to enhancing their MRED careers. These will be the ones who are part […]

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May 3, 2016

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Is the Future of Real Estate Capital Online?

At a recent event for Mason MS in Real Estate Development students, the topic was crowdfunding and Fundrise’s Jared Perlmutter was on hand to explain the pros, cons and possibilities of adding crowdsourced funds to the capital stack. He was joined by Brian Benninghoff, partner, Buchanan Partners, who shared his firm’s recent experience using crowdsourced […]

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April 22, 2016

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Mason Real Estate Students Take First Place Again!

Yes, they did it again! For the second year in a row, the Mason MS in Real Estate Development team has won first place in the annual NAIOP Capital Challenge Intercollegiate Real Estate Case Competition.  This is the third time in four years that George Mason has come out on top in a challenging field […]

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April 11, 2016

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Financing Small Scale Development

Real estate developers face unique challenges assembling the capital stack to fund small scale development projects.  Without access to money center banks—and often regional banks—they must go to friends and family and credit cards.  But these funds only go so far.  Where do they go next? That was the subject of a recent standing-room-only workshop […]

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