Lied Center for Real Estate News

The Lied Center for Real Estate (Formerly Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) was established in 1989 by the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to foster excellence in real estate education and research. The center was endowed in 1991 through a generous gift and a challenge grant from the Ernest F. Lied Foundation Trust.

Current Real Estate News

Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

Campus News | June 8, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.

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.

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.

A man in a suit points to a map of Clark County as several students look on
Research | April 22, 2020

Vivek Sah, director of Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies at UNLV, reflects on the impact of the global pandemic on the market for homes in Southern Nevada.

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.

Real Estate In The News

Marketplace
July 20, 2021

Optimism has cooled off a bit since the fall when the economy started reopening and would-be buyers could come to kick the floorboards in model homes again.

KNPR News
July 12, 2021

The Las Vegas residential real estate market remains as hot as the weather, with the median resale price of a single-family home nearing $400,000.

Nevada Current
July 6, 2021

Las Vegas, dubbed the riskiest housing market in the nation less than a year ago by real estate analyst CoreLogic, is on track to price the working class out of the market by the end of the year, says Las Vegas Realtors president Aldo Martinez, and Wall Street is scrambling to scoop up the rentals would-be buyers will be forced to lease.

Northern Nevada Business Weekly
July 2, 2021

Frustration over an ineffective ban on short-term rental properties in unincorporated Clark County and a patchwork of rules across municipalities prompted state lawmakers this spring to pass a bill aimed at standardizing rules and holding hosting platforms such as Airbnb or Vrbo liable for noncompliance with local regulations.

The Nevada Independent
June 30, 2021

Frustration over an ineffective ban on short-term rental properties in unincorporated Clark County and a patchwork of rules across municipalities prompted state lawmakers this spring to pass a bill aimed at standardizing rules and holding hosting platforms such as Airbnb or Vrbo liable for noncompliance with local regulations.

The Motley Fool
June 22, 2021

Choosing a mortgage and buying a home are both big decisions.

Real Estate Experts

Director of university's Lied Center for Real Estate and noted expert on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and housing. 

Recent Real Estate Accomplishments

April 13, 2021
Olivia Cheche (Political Science) and Peter Grema (Economics) presented their research at the 2021 Western Regional Honors Council Virtual Conference, last week. Cheche's research on "The Culture of Policing in Las Vegas" presents national and local data on disparities related to the racial, social, and fiscal aspects within the Las Vegas...
March 22, 2021
Vivek Sah (Lied Center for Real Estate) has been selected to serve as the vice program chair on the American Real Estate Society (ARES) board of directors for 2021-22. ARES is one of the leading and premier academic real estate organizations in the world. 
July 1, 2020
Vivek Sah (Lied Center for Real Estate) has been elected to serve a full five-year term on the American Real Estate Society (ARES) board of directors as an at-large member. ARES is one of the leading and premier academic real estate organizations in the world. 
December 12, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) served as faculty advisor to real estate majors Janet Clark and Ruidong Luo who finished third in the University of Maryland's 2019 National Colvin Case Study Challenge. The Challenge is a national intercollegiate real estate case study competition where students document recent innovative real...
October 7, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented his paper, "Steering Consumers to Affiliated Financial Services: Evidence from Brokered Housing Transactions," at the Cambridge-NUS-University of Florida Symposium at University of Cambridge.
March 18, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented "Regional Housing Update: UNLV/Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies" as part of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors' (GLVAR) 2019 GLVAR Leadership Training Series.