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Alexis Ashley

Real estate career ready

After earning her undergraduate degree in economics at Florida A&M University (FAMU) in 2019, Alexis Ashley started a full-time role with Citi as an audit analyst in data quality and risk modeling. Her degree well prepared her for a role

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Gainesville’s mixed-use housing buildings have an abundance of vacancies. Why?

The high retail vacancy rates are highlighted in a recent study by the Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business.  It identifies six of the most popular mixed-use student housing properties near the

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Location, location, location

Growing up on the plains of Kansas, Wayne Archer once thought that he would like to spend his life working the land as a farmer. As a youngster, he spent several summers at the original location where his grandparents carved

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Real estate executive director named Bergstrom Center’s Alumnus of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Ted McGowan was honored as the Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s 2022 Alumnus of the Year at its annual Trends & Strategies Conference at Waldorf Astoria Orlando. McGowan is the Executive Director of Clay County Port,

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Taking the Over on the Office Market

Sports gamblers will be familiar with the concept of “taking the over” or “taking the under.” For any game, the “market,” or group of all betters, will establish the most likely total number of points that will be scored. Individual

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UF Bergstrom Center launches Due Diligence magazine

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center has launched Due Diligence, a print and digital magazine featuring Florida’s most relevant commercial real estate research. Due Diligence is a product of the Bergstrom Center’s Applied

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How the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate is helping me break into a male-dominated industry

After I completed my BSBA from West Virginia University in May 2021, I realized that I had this strong finance, entrepreneurship and marketing background that I really didn’t know what to do with. I had been searching for something that

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The latest innovative ideas from Warrington

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless

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Real estate professor to retire after more than 50 years with Warrington

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Wayne Archer, William D. Hussey Professor and Executive Director of the Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center, is set to retire after a 50-plus year career with the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Archer, who

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Bergstrom Real Estate Perspective – Initiating a Trend

A series of three quarterly results starts to establish a trend. The first of the Bergstrom Center’s Member Perspective Surveys was conducted during the fourth quarter of 2020. This was a time when the “two week” economic shut-down was in