Community Engagement

Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies provides a variety of ways for professionals to support students seeking careers in the real estate industry. From scholarships to mentorship, and sponsorship opportunities, the Lied Institute is the community’s connection to future leaders in the real estate.

Scholarships

To donate to the Lied Institute or to a scholarship fund, visit the Support Lee Business School webpage. Your contributions are greatly appreciated.  


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CCIM / ICSC Scholarship Endowment Fund (endowment)

The CCIM Scholarship Endowment Fund assists full-time undergraduate students who are Nevada residents who demonstrate financial need and are pursuing a degree in real estate. They must have a minimum UNLV GPA of 3.0 to qualify.

DP Partners Real Estate Scholarship (endowment)

The DP Partners Real Estate Scholarship provides financial aid to juniors and seniors who are pursuing real estate studies. They must have a minimum UNLV GPA of 3.3 to qualify.

Jerald M. Dick Family Trust Scholarship (trust)

The Jerald M. Dick Family Trust Scholarship assists juniors, seniors, and graduate students who have expressed an interest in real estate studies. They must have a minimum UNLV GPA of 3.0 to qualify.

Mentorships

The Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies Mentor Program offers an opportunity for industry professionals to guide interested students toward careers in real estate. Students gain practical experience, awareness of their strengths in the workplace, and advance what they learned in the classroom with practices in a particular field in the real estate industry. Mentors benefit from the opportunity to give back to the industry, support higher education and recruit future colleagues. For more information on this program see the mentor application form or contact Matt Hoyt at MHoyt@commcapnv.com.

Sponsorship

The Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies thanks its sponsors for helping in its mission to advance the profession, inform business practice, and address issues that affect the industry. To become a sponsor, email Shelby Dunscomb at shelby.dunscomb@unlv.edu.

Green Mesa Capital sponsors the Real Estate Club, 2019-2020. Green Mesa Capital is a privately owned and independently operated single-family office headquartered in Henderson that specializes in traditional and alternative investments. 

Nevada State Bank sponsored the home buyer seminar in April 2019. Nevada State Bank, a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A., is a full-service bank founded in 1959 with 50 branches serving 20 communities across Nevada.

Homebuyer Seminar

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Buying a home can be one of the most intimidating sales experiences. A panel of real estate experts share their tips to make shopping for a home less frustrating, and more rewarding.

Residential Real Estate Conference

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This annual conference brings together experts from around the country to share current real estate trends and share forecasts of what’s to come with real estate professionals.


Industry Partners

The Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies collaborates with organizations to fulfill its mission to provide timely information for real estate professionals. 

Nevada Realtors provides primary data for the Lied Institute’s original research and analysis. Nevada Realtors, a part of the National Association of Realtors, provides services, leadership, and advocacy for more than 16,500 members throughout the state. 

The Nevada State Apartment Association (NSAA) is a provider of primary data for the Lied Institute’s original research and analysis. The NSAA is a not-for-profit organization that provides the state’s multi-housing industry with legislative support, education, and community outreach.