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Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute

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Developer Luncheon features Alan Ojeda

The second in a series of Developer Luncheons hosted by the Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) drew approximately 90 undergraduates, graduate students and alumni to hear Alan Ojeda, president and CEO of Rilea Group and the developer of 1450 Brickell—a 35-story office building of about 600,000 square feet—and his architect, Bruce Brosch, president, Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, Inc.


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Developers Lunch series kicks off with Michael M. Adler

Developers Lunch series kicks off with Michael M. Adler

The first in the once-a-semester series featured Michael M. Adler, chairman of the Adler Group, a diversified commercial and residential development group.

William Hardin, director of real estate programs in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), is offering students and graduates an educational forum in which they can move beyond the one-liners to gain true insight into the world of commercial and residential development.


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REAAC gains momentum with clear goals, packed agenda.

REAAC gains momentum with clear goals, packed agenda.

A Miami city planner event. A developer’s panel luncheon co-sponsored with the Florida International University (FIU) Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute.

A session focused on Miami logistics, infrastructure and trade and how they influence the real estate markets.

One look at the Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) calendar of events planned for this year and it’s clear the organization is on a roll.


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Real estate students tour the Miami River on floating classroom.

Real estate students tour the Miami River on floating classroom.

All aboard! The "Miami Lady" tour boat became a floating classroom when Suzanne Hollander, who teaches real estate courses in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), took 100 undergraduates, graduate students and alumni on an educational real estate tour on the Miami River on November 4th.


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REAAC event focuses on the fine art of real estate development.

REAAC event focuses on the fine art of real estate development.

Founded in 2003 by a group of art dealers, artists and curators, Miami's Wynwood Art District contains more than 70 galleries, museums and collections. On the second Saturday of each month, the neighborhood comes alive with its Art Walk event, during which studios and showrooms open their doors to the public to share art, music and refreshments.


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Contact Us

  • Florida International University
    Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute
    1101 Brickell ave Ste 1100S
    Miami, FL 33131
    O: 305- 779-7898
    F:  305- 779- 9242

Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute

Created through a gift of $500,000 from the Educational Foundation of the Realtor Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches (RAMB) that was matched with other private sector gifts and by the State of Florida to create an initial $1,000,000 endowment, the Institute bears the name of Jerome Bain - a graduate of Florida International University (FIU) and former president of the Association.

The Institute's goal is to provide premier University-based real estate educational opportunities for industry constituents, to support research focused on real estate transactions and market participants, and to provide opportunities for student and industry interaction.  The Institute also provides support for real estate activities within in the Chapman Graduate School of Business, the Landon Undergraduate School of Business and Florida International University.

Real Estate Education

The Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute works with FIU's Landon Undergraduate School of Business to coordinate a real estate major for undergraduate students. The institute also sponsors seminars, symposia, webinars and conferences on real estate subjects for working professionals. The Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute also acts to support the Chapman Graduate School of Business' Master of Science in International Real Estate program. The Institute and its advisors work to insure that all the Institute's and University's programs reflect the most up-to-date theories and best practices in real estate.

Real Estate Research and Outreach

Research supported by the Institute is both theoretical and applied with a strong focus on solving current industry problems.  The Institute works with the globally recognized faculty in College of Business to provide meaningful analysis and research.  The real estate faculty’s research is published in the highest levels of academic journals and this research is recognized on the global stage.

The Institute builds and maintains extensive industry contacts, beginning with its advisory board of leading real estate professionals in South Florida and extending to industry and academic communities around the world.

For more information, call our office at 305-779-7898.

Real Estate Faculty

 William G. Hardin, PhD
Director, Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute
   
 John Zdanowicz
Professor
   
 Ken H. Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor
   
 Zhonghua Wu, PhD
Assistant Professor
   
Suzanne Suzanne S. Hollander
Visiting Instructor