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Director, Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies
Associate Professor of Real Estate
Expertise: Real Estate, Housing Indicators, Real Estate Investment Trusts
Vivek Sah is the director of the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies in UNLV's Lee Business School. He oversees the lnstitute’s efforts to build a real estate program for students and support educational opportunities for industry professionals in the region. Within the Lied Institute, Sah also conducts policy research, hosts public forums, and develops strategic partnerships to better the community's understanding of Nevada real estate.
Sah’s research focuses primarily on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and housing. His work is published in top real estate journals in the U.S and U.K., and he's the current editor of Journal of Sustainable Real Estate. Sah is a distinguished research fellow for NAIOP, a leading commercial real estate development association.
- Ph.D., Real Estate, Georgia State University
- M.B.A., Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India
- B.E., National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
Vivek Sah In The News
Las Vegas is having a tough time living down its sordid past. Not that sordid past. It’s our reputation as Ground Zero in the foreclosure crisis a decade ago that has Southern Nevada in the news now.
In case there was any doubt, it’s back.
The real estate market in the Las Vegas Valley has seen explosive growth the past two years, creeping toward its pre-recession boom from 2005 to 2007, according to Las Vegas housing experts and real estate agents in the valley.
A Fitch Ratings report published by Forbes designating Las Vegas as the most overvalued real estate market in the nation has homeowners who survived the foreclosure crisis jittery and real estate agents angry. But experts say contrary to increasingly frequent warnings from Fitch and others, Las Vegas is not in danger of suffering another housing bubble. We’re just coming up from underwater.
Jacenta Harris brought her two youngest children to Las Vegas to start a new life. Then came the eviction notice.