Wharton Stories: Real Estate

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

Serial entrepreneur A.J. Steigman, WG’18, who came to Wharton to launch his next venture, Steignet, counts down the top 10 resources Wharton and Penn offer to entrepreneurs.

Top 10 Ways Wharton Can Help You Launch Your Startup

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

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

“The EMBA program has given us a very unique opportunity to apply what we’ve learned during the past two years to make a difference in the development of Africa, starting with real estate.”

African Real Estate Development Venture Makes Big Impact in Cameroon

With a very targeted career plan to transition into the real estate investment business, Jon knew exactly what courses he needed.

MBA Student on Specialized Business Classes for Real Estate Investment

“The advantage here is the access to excellent faculty and the fact that there is a department specializing in my field of interest. You have a tight group of top faculty and students within Wharton, but you can go outside and get other perspectives.”

Faculty Expertise in Housing Economics Attracted This PhD Student to Wharton