You almost couldn’t stand still, even if you wanted to. Because Zumba creator himself, Beto Perez, was on the FIU campus, leading a class in an epic workout. The club version of Donna Summer disco hit “Hot Stuff” flowed through the speakers at Florida International University’s Wellness and Recreation Center on the Modesto A. Maidique […]
College of Business real estate alumni gather to explore zoning challenges.
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 […]
REACC takes an in-depth look at Miami transit.
FIU College of Business’ Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) explored the current and future landscape of Miami-Dade’s public transportation system during its Miami Transit & Development Outlook roundtable. The event was held January 29 at the Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne and drew 110 participants. The panelists were: Benjamin de la Peña– director of […]
REACC delivers toys to children in Little Havana
FIU’s Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) delivered toys and gifts to 152 children of Abriendo Puertas, a Little Havana-based nonprofit social services agency. Aged 4 to 14, the children were excited and surprised to receive toys, homemade baked goods and a visit from both Roary and Santa Claus. Abriendo Puertas, which offers assistance in […]
REAAC events give FIU Real Estate alumni and friends unique professional development and networking opportunities.
Seeing the power of “location, location, location” first-hand gave new insights to participants in the Doral Bus Tour, a recent activity of the Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) of Florida International University (FIU). From mansions to midtown, the bus toured through and stopped at innovative Doral residential and commercial sites. Participants heard the latest […]
REAAC gains momentum with clear goals, packed agenda.
A Miami city planner event. A developer’s panel luncheon co-sponsored with the Florida International University (FIU) Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute. A session focused on Miami logistics, infrastructure and trade and how they influence the real estate markets. One look at the Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) calendar of events planned for this year […]
REAAC event focuses on the fine art of real estate development.
Founded in 2003 by a group of art dealers, artists and curators, Miami’s Wynwood Art District contains more than 70 galleries, museums and collections. On the second Saturday of each month, the neighborhood comes alive with its Art Walk event, during which studios and showrooms open their doors to the public to share art, music […]
Real estate community networking event is not just big—it’s mega.
Mega you say? Most definitely, as five area universities—University of Miami School of Architecture, University of Central Florida, University of Florida Friends & Alumni of Real Estate, Florida State University Real Estate Network and the Nova Southeastern University Real Estate Network—came together to join Florida International University (FIU) for the recent Real Estate Alumni Mega […]
A View from the Beaches: REAAC event looks at Miami Beach real estate.
Dateline: Miami Beach. The location: Texas de Brazil restaurant. The view: Looking up when it comes to opportunities for second home and vacation home buyers in the sought out areas of the Downtown-Biscayne Boulevard corridor and the Beaches. So concluded the panel of real estate experts who presented to the more than 65 College of […]
Re-energized alumni group looks to real estate market rebound.
On a balmy summer evening, more than 120 alumni, students and real estate professionals gathered at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Miami Beach. The topic? The commercial real estate outlook. The mood in the room? Cautiously optimistic. The Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council (REAAC) joined forces with the local chapter of the Realtors Commercial Alliance […]