Vivek Sah

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

Biography

Vivek Sah is the director of the Lied Center for Real Estate 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

NextAdvisor
May 4, 2021
Experts think mortgage rates will hover around 3% this month – extending the window for borrowers to lock in a low rate.
Wallet Hub
March 24, 2021
Buying a home represents an important milestone for most consumers. But for those who dive in to the deep end of real estate without a financial safety net, the decision could lead to buyer’s remorse in the long run. Mortgage rates hit an all-time low during the coronavirus pandemic, but they are beginning to rise again as conditions start to improve. In the wake of rates that are still quite low overall, many homeowners have looked to refinance, and many other Americans are wondering if now is a good time to buy.
Vegas Inc
December 9, 2020
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has done nothing to quell the upward trajectory of home prices in Southern Nevada.
Rocket Homes
September 19, 2020
Since COVID-19 swept the nation, the housing market has been shrouded in uncertainty. In the spring, shelter-in-place mandates brought the real estate industry to a screeching halt. However, as restrictions have been lifted, real estate sales have soared in suburban markets.

Articles Featuring Vivek Sah

An aerial photograph of homes in a Southern Nevada neighborhood.
Business and Community | April 14, 2021
UNLV real estate expert Dr. Vivek Sah examines the success of Southern Nevada’s housing market throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how it differs from the Great Recession.
Campus News | September 15, 2020
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
Eight UNLV graduates pose for a photo in their graduation attire.
Campus News | June 11, 2020
A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.
An apartment complex in Las Vegas
Business and Community | August 16, 2019
Quarterly report from the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies provides zip code-specific data for apartment market trends throughout Las Vegas.