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 | September 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

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.

Real Estate In The News

Mynd Management
September 3, 2021

If would-be soothsayers and gamblers have learned anything in the pandemic era, it’s that predictions are a mug’s game. The housing market in Las Vegas is a case study.

Nevada Current
September 1, 2021

Americans with jobs and money are fleeing expensive urban markets in favor of affordability, more space, and warmer climates — a recipe that’s landed Las Vegas in the top five hottest markets for in-migration, says analyst Core Logic.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 30, 2021

Almost any way you slice it, Las Vegas’ housing market is white-hot.

Northern Nevada Business Weekly
August 10, 2021

In Nevada’s housing market, cash is king.

The Nevada Independent
August 9, 2021

In Nevada’s housing market, cash is king.

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.

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.