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

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 […]

Demand for homeownership is falling in major markets, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Demand for homeownership is falling in major markets, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

If you’re looking to build wealth, renting a home may be wiser than buying, the new Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals. Covering the first quarter of 2019, the index reveals that 19 of the 23 metropolitan markets tracked indicate slight to significant downward pressure on the demand for homeownership. Published […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]