April 5, 2016

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How to Build a Real Estate Development Career

Building a real estate development career is much like building a building. You must draw up blueprints. Then you can lay the foundation and soon after support beams are going in. Before you know it, you’ve got walls and you’re putting on the finishing touches. Much like building a building, there is a process that […]

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March 31, 2016

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Mason Real Estate MS Students Gain Retail Insight

Mason MS in Real Estate Development students hit the floor last week at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual Mid-Atlantic conference at National Harbor.  Here’s what they learned about trends and opportunities in the region’s retail sector. New retailers are coming—and here’s what they want Retailers Runway showcased retailers and restaurateurs new to the […]

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March 28, 2016

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Mason Real Estate Development Students Talk Dirt

On a rainy Saturday morning this March, more than 25 Mason MS in Real Estate Development students and alumni met with the geotechnical pros at ECS, for an up-close look at the engineering consultant’s soil and concrete testing labs in suburban Virginia. “On a proforma, this kind of testing may be one percent of overall […]

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February 22, 2016

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Mason Graduate Student Builds Her Expertise So She Can Help Rebuild Syria

May Abou Ghazaleh watches what is happening in Syria with both sadness and gratitude—sad that her homeland is imploding because of civil war, but thankful that a year ago she escaped with her two daughters and is now living a peaceful life in the United States. “I really want to go back,” Abou Ghazaleh said. […]

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