Vivek Sah

Director, Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies
Associate Professor of Real Estate
Expertise: Real Estate, Housing Indicators, Real Estate Investment Trusts

Biography

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. 

Education

  • Ph.D., Real Estate, Georgia State University
  • M.B.A., Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India
  • B.E., National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India

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Vivek Sah In The News

Apartment Therapy
March 12, 2019
You see homeownership in your future. But, after looking into your crystal ball—err, savings account—are you envisioning yourself at the closing table in the next month? Year? Five years? TBD depending on if you win the lotto?
CityLab
February 6, 2019
When the bottom fell out of the mortgage market in the run-up to the Great Recession, Las Vegas homeowners found themselves at the epicenter of a catastrophe. Nearly one in four who bought new homes at the housing market’s peak in 2007 fell into foreclosure. For buyers of existing homes, whose values plunged even more dramatically, default claimed closer to half. Nevada led the nation in foreclosures for 62 straight months during the Great Recession.
Reno Gazette-Journal
January 24, 2019
Nevada's first-in-the nation growth to start this century was slowed by the Great Recession. But according to two recent surveys, that population growth could be resuming.
Las Vegas Review Journal
December 26, 2018
With a stuffed plastic garbage bag slung over his shoulder, the curly-haired Santa Claus delivered presents a day ahead of schedule at various Siegel Suites apartment complexes in the Las Vegas Valley on Monday.

Articles Featuring Vivek Sah

An aerial photograph of homes in a Southern Nevada neighborhood.
Business and CommunityApril 2, 2019
Director of UNLV Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies offers key factors to consider when finding your permanent home.