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About the Center

The Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies exists to enrich the real estate experience at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School for our students, faculty, alumni and employers. Our primary goal is to create a community of real estate practitioners engaged in lifelong learning and career development.

New York skylineOur Blueprint for Success

Many of our resources are devoted to creating a “Real World Real Estate” experience for our students, leading to unparalleled career success for our graduates.

Develop and Maintain an Engaged Community

  • Annual Real Estate Conference – attracts 450+ alumni, industry leaders and students for learning and networking
  • UNC Real Estate Alumni Network receptions – bring together alumni and students around the nation to strengthen our community
  • Alumni professional development – provides ongoing learning and engagement opportunities for our alums
  • New student recruitment – builds our community by attracting talented students into our graduate and undergraduate programs

Foster and Support an Experiential Learning Environment

Prepare Community Members for Sustained Career Success

  • Student career coaching, interview preparation and networking guidance – enhances employment outcomes
  • Best-in-class employer engagement on a national scale
  • Student career treks and industry association support