South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing markets in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the fourth quarter of 2018, but less so than during the same period in 2017, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. “The market in Miami-Dade and Broward in general is expected to do […]

College of Business class sets students on the road to a happier life.

College of Business class sets students on the road to a happier life.

While most professors care about their students’ well being, it’s the rare faculty member who decides to make increasing students’ happiness her personal and professional mission. That’s what’s unique about Sungu Armagan, an FIU College of Business senior instructor known for her infectious smile and upbeat personality. When Armagan started teaching MBA courses, she saw […]

Housing market is healthy in South Florida, reveals Index out of FIU Business

Housing market is healthy in South Florida, reveals Index out of FIU Business

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing market in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. In each county, the index suggests what is likely to happen to home pricing in the next year for single-family and condominiums, […]

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Miami, one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S., is moving slowly back into home-ownership territory, indicating that buying a home may beat renting, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. Published quarterly, the index is produced by Eli Beracha and William Hardin, professors at FIU’s Hollo […]

Pink alone isn’t enough: FIU Business study shows breast cancer survivors want authentic action from brands.

Pink alone isn’t enough: FIU Business study shows breast cancer survivors want authentic action from brands.

The overabundance of pink ribbons, breast cancer-focused marketing campaigns and cause-branded products is often seen by breast cancer survivors as simply money-making efforts, research from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) finds. These initiatives intensify during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) in October. For the study, to be published in Health Marketing […]

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home ownership in Southeast Florida is getting more expensive again, according to the latest housing affordability index from Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University. The newly launched index shows that in the second quarter of 2018, the price of homes in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties rose above the local 20-year average in […]

FIU Business Welcome New Faculty across Five Departments

FIU Business Welcomes New Faculty across Five Departments

FIU Business this fall welcomes nine new faculty members with expertise ranging from international finance, global corporate strategy and insider trading to technology selection and adoption. Silver Chung joins FIU Business’s School of Accounting as an assistant professor after earning her PhD from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business. Her research focuses on […]

Linkages between multinationals and small and mid-sized businesses are key for competitiveness and growth, FIU Business-AS/COA study finds.

The growing number of partnerships between multinational corporations and small- and medium-sized businesses are driving growth and development in Latin America, reveals a joint study by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and Florida International University College of Business. These relationships, the research indicated, can be leveraged for innovation, growth, and competitiveness for both […]

Global Leadership and Management: Preparing future leaders for next-generation workplaces.

With internationally-recognized faculty and top-ranked academic programs, the new Global Leadership and Management department (GLAM) has a clear mission: preparing students to lead and manage next generation workplaces. Previously part of the Department of Management and International Business, GLAM will leverage the expertise of its faculty to equip students with both specific skills and theoretical […]