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.
Florida International University (FIU) real estate students are often so caught up with classes and jobs that pondering the many career options within their industry often ends up on the back burner. But that changed at an event last fall, when professionals from nearly every nook and cranny of the real estate sector braved a […]
School of Accounting Clinical Associate Professor Kenneth R. Henry has been named chair of the newly formed Global Education Forum of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The Education Global Forum will be added to the group’s Global Forums line-up starting February 2017, with participants debating and addressing key issues in global accounting education. Department […]
A decade ago, 15 students and three full-time professors came together as the first class of Florida International University’s Master’s in International Real Estate program in the College of Business. Now part of the Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate, the program attracts students from across the world to its Downtown on Brickell […]
A pioneer in a pioneering program. Over a decade ago, as Adam Lotterman worked as an environmental consultant advising on real estate deals, he discovered that he wanted to be on the other side of the table and realized he needed specialized education to make that happen. He turned to FIU’s Hollo School of Real […]
Aventura ParkSquare, a mixed-use development centered on healthy living, wasn’t an easy project to take from concept to reality. The moving parts were many and strategic negotiations were required to satisfy investors as well as Aventura city officials and residents. Executives at Integra Investments, which owns Aventura ParkSquare, offered FIU College of Business real estate […]
Accounting Professor Kenneth Henry was featured in a question-and-answer interview in the May – August issue of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean L-I-N-K-S newsletter. Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics Carlos M. Parra, clinical professor, was featured on the “Philanthropy and Private Social Investing Actions for Sustainable Development” panel at the […]
An urban waterway that stood underappreciated for years, the Miami River now overflows with billion dollar properties and development, ranging from luxury condos and hotels to innovative retail spaces and trendy restaurants. On November 4, 2016, 150 students and alumni from FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate had an insider’s look at these developments during […]
Miami has beaches, sun, and one of the world’s most renown global luxury real estate markets. In September, a group of 24 Executive MBA students from around the world visited FIU for a close-up view of this market, and the opportunity to study its design, financing and construction. The students participated in the EMBA Consortium […]
MSIRE program provided ammunition for success. Jeb Bush, Jr. is no stranger to the ups-and-downs of the real estate industry. He entered the marketplace during the height of the real estate bubble and worked through its subsequent recovery. A 2009 graduate, Bush credits the Hollo School of Real Estate’s Master of Science in International Real […]
MSIRE Program sets the path for real estate recovery and success. Amidst a faltering real estate market and its ultimate collapse in 2008, Jonathan Lay searched for new, stable opportunities. In South Florida, the market had softened and jobs were difficult to find. Already an FIU undergraduate alumnus, Lay enrolled in the Hollo School of […]