Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans.

Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans.

As part of their efforts to guide students’ safe return to in-person classes, FIU Business faculty and staff gathered February 16 to review the impact of the past year of remote and hybrid learning and discuss plans for more in-person opportunities in the fall 2021 semester. “We must not walk away from this mission of […]

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FIU Business ranked No. 1 in the world for real estate research.

FIU Business has been ranked No. 1 globally for real estate research productivity by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. It is the first time that FIU Business has been ranked first in the world, tying with the well-known National University of Singapore, and the fifth consecutive year it has occupied one of the top two spots […]

Success in the “new normal”: FIU Business’ robust remote engagement puts students first.

Success in the “new normal”: FIU Business’ robust remote engagement puts students first.

The COVID-19 pandemic drove millions from the schools and workplaces they shared into a fully-remote working and learning environment in the space of a week. And while the mid-March move itself was a global shockwave, by late February, leadership at the FIU College of Business saw signs that a fully remote environment was a distinct […]

Renting a home is better than buying as home price levels increase, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Renting a home is better than buying as home price levels increase, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

The cost of homeownership is outpacing the cost of renting in major markets, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, and making renting more affordable. In the first quarter of 2020, renting was a smarter choice in cities across the Southeast, Midwest, and Pacific Northwest. The current index includes only the […]

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

FIU Hollo School marks fifth consecutive year at top of international research rankings.

FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature for the fifth consecutive year, continuing a remarkable record of research achievement for the Chapman Graduate School program. The Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings highlight faculty and university contributions to the […]

Housing in South Florida is more affordable relative to income, BH&J index reveals.

Housing in South Florida is more affordable relative to income, BH&J index reveals.

The price of homes in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties continues to decline in terms of both property price relative to household income and mortgage payment as a percentage of income, according to the latest BH&J Housing Affordability Index from Florida International University’s College of Business and Florida Atlantic University. The report brings good […]

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: As property price appreciation slows, the index edges toward the buy territory.

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: As property price appreciation slows, the index edges toward the buy territory.

Property appreciation is slowing in housing markets across the U.S., inching toward a buyer’s market, according to the latest national index produced by Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) and Florida Atlantic University faculty. The Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals that during the third quarter of this year, […]

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: In Miami, it’s better to rent; if you’re in Chicago, time to buy.

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: In Miami, it’s better to rent; if you’re in Chicago, time to buy.

The pressure on the demand for homeownership is declining in major U.S. markets and competition for renting is growing, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. The index reveals that during the second quarter of this year, 19 of the 23 markets tracked are well above their long-term buy […]

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Distinguished real estate research puts FIU Hollo School at top of international rankings.

For the fourth consecutive year, FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. The Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings highlight faculty and university contributions to the field of real estate research from 2014-2018. “The key to our continuous success […]

South Florida housing turns marginally more affordable, university real estate index shows.

South Florida housing turns marginally more affordable, university real estate index shows.

Housing across South Florida is becoming slightly more affordable, according to the latest housing affordability index from Florida International University (FIU) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU). The quarterly Beracha, Hardin and Johnson Housing Affordability Index measures the percentage of income dedicated to housing payments, and the cost of homeownership relative to average annual income, in […]