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.
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 […]
Zoning matters: FIU brings the experts together to chart the course of cities. Brought together by Florida International University’s REAAC (Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council), local officials, attorneys, architects, realtors, brokers and others exchanged insights into resolving complex zoning issues at a half-day seminar on zoning on September 14, 20106. The seminar, presented to a […]
Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics Monica Chiarini Tremblay, department chair and associate professor, was recently elected president-elect of the Association of Information Systems’ SIG-Health, which supports health-IS research, education and career development. Department of Management & International Business Jerry Haar, professor, wrote an op-ed column entitled “Brain Drain: Fact? Fiction? Or A Little of […]
In the midst of the 2008 financial crisis and recession, Gerardo Gato wanted to stand out from competitors and boost his exposure in South Florida’s growing international real estate marketplace. The Hollo School of Real Estate and its Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) provided Gato with expertise in accounting and financial management […]