Category: Real Estate

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Harvard Magazine: Real Estate by Design

Real Estate, as the saying goes, is about location, location, location. But it is also about timing. By one estimate, nearly one-sixth of U.S. commercial office space was vacant this past summer: a greater share than after the financial crisis and Great Recession of 2008-2009—despite an economy so robust that the Federal Reserve Board has been…

Harvard GSD announces Master in Real Estate Degree

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is pleased to announce a new 12-month degree, the Master in Real Estate (MRE), for individuals seeking to acquire core real estate skills while learning how real estate can advance beneficial spatial, social, and environmental outcomes in cities and metropolitan areas worldwide. The school has received a combined…

Stephen Ross: Reimagining Manhattan’s West Side

Real estate pioneer Stephen M. Ross visits the GSD to discuss his latest megaproject: Hudson Yards, which aims to transform Midtown Manhattan’s far West Side—one of the last undeveloped areas in New York City.

Real Estate @ Harvard GSD

Dear Alumni and Friends, I am writing to share with you some of our current initiatives and commitments in relation to the study and development of real estate at the GSD. During the past few years, I have had the privilege to meet many individuals and organizations involved in investing in, developing, and constructing important…