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.
This spring and summer has been a harvest of achievement for Julie Petrella Arch. In July she earned her Master’s in International Real Estate from Florida International University’s Hollo School of Real Estate, a challenging, accelerated program. While working toward graduation from the College of Business, Arch was also finishing up an award winning book, […]
The quest for new opportunities and success at the top levels of the real estate industry drove Ryan McDowell to FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate and its Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) program. The program’s finance focus gave McDowell the tools to break new ground. Today, he is vice president and […]
Completing the demanding Master of Science in International Real Estate program at the Hollo School of Real Estate is a true achievement. Two brand-new graduates of the Florida International University (FIU) College of Business program received an additional reward for their hard work: checks for $11,700 as winners of the Malcolm Butters Real Estate Scholarship […]
School of Accounting Jimmy Carmenate, clinical instructor, has been named Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the Year by the national office of Beta Alpha Psi, the honor society for accounting, finance and information sciences students. Carmenate serves as faculty advisor to the FIU student chapter, which recently achieved Gold Chapter status for two consecutive years. Department […]
The fast-changing real estate industry requires insiders to stay ahead of the trends. So when Glenn Kindred wanted to refresh his academic view of the real estate industry, he turned to the Hollo School of Real Estate and its Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) program. A specialist in national net lease retail […]
Graduate students at FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate placed in the top five in the 2016 ARGUS Software University Challenge, scoring an honorable mention. This year, 39 universities from the U.S. and abroad, participated in the competition, the largest group since it began in 2011. FIU students have a strong record of success in the […]
School of Accounting Antoinette Smith, associate professor, is the author of “Insider Secrets to College Classroom Success,” a guide to best practices that will help make college students more successful in the classroom. She was recognized at the FIU Book Authors Recognition Reception. David W. Barman, instructor, served as a guest judge at the Florida […]
Business partnerships are often created among university colleagues. But for Lorenzo Perez Jr. (MS ’07) and Kristine Lubian Perez (MS ’08), real estate studies at Florida International University’s College of Business delivered a partnership that encompasses more than dollars and cents. They have both been active in the evolution of the Miami residential and commercial […]
As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, FIU’s Real Estate Program presented an inside look at Swire Properties’ $1.05-billion mixed-use Brickell City Centre during the 2016 Hollo School of Real Estate Jerome Bain Developer Luncheon. Over 200 FIU students and alumni attended the 8th Biannual Developer Luncheon held March 11, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel […]
Skilled analysis, creativity and intense work propelled students in FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate to the semi-final round of MIT’s rigorous CASE Competition. Advancing to the semi-finals alongside Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Yale, Georgetown, MIT, UCLA and other prestigious universities, FIU was named one of the top 12 teams, a first for the Master of […]