Wharton Stories: Real Estate

After transitioning from consulting to real estate following graduation, Jeff Hedges, WG’15, found that his MBA training and credential helped him move quickly into the C-suite.

Why This CFO Calls Wharton’s EMBA Program a ‘Powerful Credential’

Integrating business knowledge with a liberal arts mindset is helping Dan Ping He, WG’19, towards her goal of enhancing community development through real estate.

This Real Estate MBA Wants to Create Better Affordable Housing

AKT Investments CEO and President Chrysanthy (Chrysa) Tsakopoulos Demos, WG’18, earned an MBA and gained skills, confidence, and credibility to lead a multi-generational family business that has helped shape the Sacramento region.

Five Ways that Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Alumna Take the Reins of Her Family’s Business

WSII Fellow, Jonathan Wood, shares four lessons for urban planners based on his research with Wharton Statistics professors.

How to Use Big Data to Make Cities Safer

Steignet is an arbitrage platform for the residential real estate market. Using machine learning and proprietary decision engines, Steignet will scan millions of housing units to identify real-time mispricings to generate superior alpha for our real estate investors.

Steignet: A Tactical “Bloomberg Terminal” for the Residential Real Estate Market

Jonathan Macias has found that Wharton’s EMBA program has already helped boost his LA-based real estate company.

5 Reasons Why This Successful Real Estate Entrepreneur Went Back to School

When Amazon asked cities to bid to host its second North American headquarters, Wharton students answered with two competitions to persuade the tech retail giant to choose Philadelphia. The winners and finalists presented to judges and Philly Mayor Jim Kenney on October 13, 2017.

Wharton Students Make a Case for Bringing Amazon’s Headquarters to Philadelphia

Aidan Thornton, W’17, wasn’t sure about his path until he conducted research with Prof. Susan Wachter into real estate finance through the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR).

How the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research Helped This Undergrad Discover Passion for Real Estate Finance

“I became interested in real estate because I was interested in households, and the house is the largest asset and the mortgage is the largest debt for most households’ portfolios.”

Prof. Benjamin Keys on the Intersection of Real Estate and Policy

Student Combines Real Estate, Military, and Business Experiences in African Venture