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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

Students at Pida Plaza on the first day of classes (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News | September 1, 2023

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

Graduation surprise
Campus News | August 1, 2023

News stories from the summer featuring UNLV students and faculty.

Wildfire scorch marks.
Research | May 5, 2023

UNLV research shows that FEMA-declared wildfire disasters in the fastest-growing home development areas have minimal impact on new home construction.

aerial view of Las Vegas skyline
Business and Community | March 21, 2022

April 20 conference to feature economic and real estate forecasts for the coming year. 

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Campus News | February 10, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

An aerial photograph of homes in a Southern Nevada neighborhood.
Business and Community | October 29, 2021

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

Real Estate In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 14, 2023

During the pandemic, Wall Street-backed companies and hedge funds significantly expanded their holdings in Southern Nevada’s single-family rental market, through both purchases and new construction. Eight of the most prolific companies now own more than 13,000 homes combined in Clark County, compared to fewer than 8,000 in 2019.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 27, 2023

Las Vegas Realtor Noah Herrera is noticing a few eerie similarities between the housing market before the 2008-09 economic crisis and the current scene.

September 21, 2023

Las Vegas has the fourth highest home foreclosure rate in the country, according to a study by online real estate data company ATTOM.

August 29, 2023

Minjia Yan To Support People Breaking College Barrier at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 2, 2023

A new study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas shows an interesting trend in rent prices across the valley. Rent is increasing in lower-income areas while decreasing in higher-income areas.

August 2, 2023

The average rent prices are down in our valley, according to a July report, but a new UNLV study reveals the trend may only be happening in certain neighborhoods.

Real Estate Experts

An expert in real estate valuation and appraisal.

Recent Real Estate Accomplishments

May 28, 2023
Shawn McCoy (Economics; Director of the Lied Center for Real Estate) was recently interviewed by Fox5 about his paper on wildfires and residential development. The paper was co-authored with Nicholas Irwin (Economics) and Katie Jo Black (Kenyon College).
May 22, 2023
Shawn McCoy (Economics; Lied Center for Real Estate) and Nicholas Irwin (Economics) were both recently interviewed by the Las Vegas Sun about their recent research article studying residential development in the aftermath of wildfires.
April 10, 2023
Nicholas Irwin (Economics), Shawn McCoy (Economics/Lied Center for Real Estate), and co-author Katie Jo Black (Kenyon College) recently published an article, "Wildfire risk, salience, and housing development in the wildland–urban interface," in the Journal of Regional Science, the pre-eminent journal in regional and urban economics and an A-level…
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.