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 […]

Dacra and the Design District: a Miami success story.

Dacra and the Design District: a Miami success story.

By Cynthia Corzo and Ellen Forman Miami’s Design District has evolved as a unique South Florida success story, with its mix of high-end retail, restaurants, residences, and cultural arts in a walkable environment. It is one of few neighborhoods that serves as both tourist destination and strong residential environment, maintaining an emphasis on curating unique […]

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 real estate panelists examine the boom in South Florida's industrial properties marketplace.

FIU real estate panelists examine the boom in South Florida’s industrial properties marketplace.

South Florida’s strategic location as the gateway to Latin America, the Port of Miami’s increasing influence in international trade and a fast growing e-commerce marketplace are driving growth for the industrial real estate sector. Industry experts that participated in the bi-annual Real Estate Speaker Series presented May 15, 2018 by FIU’s Hollo School of Real […]

Top award recognizes Dr. William Hardin's contributions to real estate research scholarship.

Top award recognizes Dr. William Hardin’s contributions to real estate research scholarship.

Dr. William Hardin, director of FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate, has been awarded the David Ricardo Medal, the highest recognition by the American Real Estate Society (ARES). The award recognizes a person who has created a significant body of published research in academic and refereed professional journals, spanning at least two decades. Hardin received […]

FIU Hollo School’s real estate research remains in the top 2 globally.

FIU Hollo School’s real estate research remains in the top 2 globally.

FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature, marking its third consecutive year in the top spots. The Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings highlight faculty and university contributions to the field of real estate research from 2013-2017. “Our consistency […]

Riding the retail revolution: Courtelis’ Castan shares insights on changing development landscape at FIU Jerome Bain Luncheon.

Despite the massive growth of e-commerce, online retailers like Amazon are establishing a brick-and-mortar presence to engage and create loyalty with customers, who still want to see and touch products they’re purchasing. It’s another indicator that all retailers—and shopping centers themselves–must be prepared to reinvent themselves as the retail landscape continues to undergo seismic changes. […]

Mass transit in South Florida? FIU College of Business convenes a look at the future.

Mass transit in South Florida? FIU College of Business convenes a look at the future.

“You can’t talk about real estate without talking about transit,” said William Hardin, director of the Hollo School of Real Estate. “How you get there. How you don’t. How you sit for 30 minutes to travel three blocks. How it impacts the value of real estate.” Amidst a fast-changing urban landscape and increasing traffic nightmares, […]