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Real Estate

The real estate program at Berkeley Haas is consistently ranked among the nation's best, combining a strong analytical focus with hands-on field experience.

We prepare you for a broad range of career paths with firms such as real estate investment trusts, real estate operating companies, developers, financial institutions, investment banks, and consulting companies.

At Berkeley Haas, you focus on four areas of real estate: financial analysis, finance and securitization, development, and investment strategy. Courses combine lectures and case methods, student-initiated projects, and in-class work with leading real estate professionals.

Real Estate Club and Competitions

The Berkeley Real Estate Club (BREC) is the oldest student club at Haas, and is also one one of the most active and diverse. BREC has a long tradition of helping students achieve their career goals in the real estate industry by tapping into the resources of our well-respected faculty, broad alumni base, and the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics.

Berkeley MBA students regularly compete in and win major regional and nationwide competitions, including:

  • Bank of America Low-Income Housing Challenge
  • NAIOP Real Estate Challenge
  • UT Austin Real Estate Finance Challenge

Accelerating Careers in Real Estate (ACRE) Program

The ACRE program at Berkeley Haas is designed to help students focus their career search in real estate and provide a bridge to the professional real estate community—through one-on-one consultation, shadow visits, and other learning and networking opportunities.

Building on the Haas School and Fisher Center's strong relationships, the ACRE program provides students with extraordinary exposure to industry leaders within the Bay Area and around the world.

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