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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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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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How to Reposition Failed Office Buildings

by Bob Wulff, Director, Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship The DC Region’s office market is now in a recession. The spectacular success of trophy buildings in “A” locations has camouflaged the very high vacancies virtually everywhere elsewhere. But office developers and owners are painfully aware that many of their “B” office buildings (and “A” buildings […]

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Regional Thinking Key to Quality Economic Future for National Capital Area

It’s broke and we need to fix it. That was the crux of Bob Buchanan’s presentation on our region’s economic well-being at the annual Leadership in Real Estate Lecture this spring. The lecture is sponsored by Mason’s Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship. And Buchanan offered a very clear solution for maintaining and improving our local […]

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