About the Competition
The Villanova Real Estate Challenge is a national real estate development case competition for students from the top undergraduate real estate programs. The Challenge will gather 16 teams comprised of the next generation of real estate leaders together with judges and sponsors representing leading real estate firms. The case will be a development project which incorporates all aspects of development from financing to design. Each participating team will be comprised of four undergraduate real estate students and a faculty or staff advisor. Student presentations will be judged by senior executives representing top firms from all areas of the commercial real estate industry. Finalist teams will be selected from groups of first round presentations to advance to the final round presentations. Cash prizes will be provided at a minimum of: $5,000 first prize; $3,000 second prize; and $2,000 third prize.
2017 Challengers Included
California Polytechnical State University, Colorado State University, Drexel University, Florida State University, Georgetown University, Lehigh University Monmouth University, New York University, Ohio State University, Penn State University, Rutgers University, Temple University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Wisconsin, Villanova University and Virgnia Commonwealth University.
The 9th Annual Villanova Real Estate Challenge will take place in Center City Philadelphia from April 5-6, 2018