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

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.

An aerial photograph of homes in a Southern Nevada neighborhood.
Business and Community | April 2, 2019

Director of UNLV Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies offers key factors to consider when finding your permanent home.

Lee Business School
Business and Community | March 9, 2018

Monthly report is packed with zip code-specific data and offers insight on housing market trends statewide.

entrance to library
People | August 29, 2017

Ernst Lied and his namesake library continue to play an important part in the everyday lives of UNLV students.

Real Estate In The News

Vegas Inc
June 1, 2020

Demand for houses has remained robust through the first months of the coronavirus crisis, with bidding wars on many properties, some Las Vegas area real estate agents say.

Marketplace
May 20, 2020

Right now, many businesses are struggling to pay the rent and trying to negotiate a discount.

WKMS
May 14, 2020

The spring homebuying season arrived this year without a bloom.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
May 4, 2020

The housing market has a cycle. A real estate expert told 8 News Now that southern Nevada was overdue for a slow down, and the pandemic just accelerated that.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 21, 2020

Las Vegas’ foreclosure rate was above the national average in 2019 but fell to its lowest point in years, a new report shows.

The Dallas Morning News
September 17, 2019

It’s an age-old question that gets asked time and again by folks on the fence: Is it better to buy a home or rent? The answer, of course, has always depended on personal circumstances and market conditions.

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

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.
February 19, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) was ranked the 34th most prolific real estate author in the world based on the most recent version of the Journal of Real Estate Literature’s annual publication of the real estate academic leadership (REAL) rankings. The rankings were based on publications in the three most respected real estate...