UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Real Estate Research

Knowledge leadership requires a rigorous research base that helps scholars and industry leaders set vision and strategy, forecast trends, improve practices and sharpen decision-making. The Leonard W Wood Center for Real Estate Studies provides that knowledge leadership by involving leading scholars in the field and pursuing a research agenda that advances knowledge in key areas, such as real estate development and smart growth, real estate capital markets and institutional real estate investment, market analysis, corporate and international real estate and real estate land use and taxation.

Key Areas of Teaching, Research and Outreach

  • Real estate development
  • Real estate finance and capital markets
  • Real estate investments
  • Market analysis and demographics
  • Real estate consulting
  • Smart growth and sustainability
  • Institutional real estate
  • Real estate law and land use
  • Project and site planning
  • Housing and public policy
  • Development impact assessment
  • Corporate real estate
  • International real estate
  • Real estate asset management
  • Historic preservation and redevelopment