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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

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Evolution in the Tax Code: (Almost) the End of Homeowner Tax Savings?

Incentivizing homeownership has been a bedrock public policy in the U.S. since the Great Depression. One way the federal government promotes homeownership is by including favorable provisions in the income tax code that reduce income tax liabilities for homeowners versus

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Death, Taxes & Real Estate

Since the beginning of the year, approximately $6 billion in new spending has been approved or proposed in the Covid Relief Bill, American Families Plan (AFP), and American Jobs Plan (AJP) . The corollary to incremental spending is incremental funding

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New UF Warrington, FAMU partnership to address diversity in real estate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business is proud to announce a new scholarship for students who attended Florida A&M University (FAMU) or other Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCU) and are interested in studying real

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Building Billions

Growing up in Miami, real estate development happened before Jim Heistand’s eyes. Constantly seeing properties being bought and sold, he was intrigued to learn about how these deals happened. Coming from a family with little financial means, understanding how he

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Bergstrom Market Perspective – Member Survey Results

Thank you for responding to our survey last quarter. Each quarter we hope to collect our members’ views on the current market conditions. Most interesting will be the trends that reveal themselves over time. The next survey will arrive in

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Just a Thought – Office Market

Tuesday, September 29th was the date of the first virtual “State of the Sector” Roundtable of the Bergstrom Real Estate Center Advisory Board. It was also my first opportunity to attend this meeting, virtual or in-person. Moderator, Steve Cohen, elicited