The Center serves as a “bridge” between the Real Estate Program at Florida State University and its constituencies – professional and academic. The key events organized are outlined below. Upcoming events are listed on the calendar.

FSU Real Estate Trends Conference

The FSU Real Estate Trends Conference, first hosted in 1995, brings to Florida State University and the Tallahassee region each fall, a world-class business forum organized to discuss the emerging trends facing the real estate profession. The goal of the forum is to inform, challenge, and inspire.
2019 Conference Dates: October 24-25

Evan D. Jennings Executive Speakers Series

The Evan D. Jennings Executive Speaker Series brings leading executives and decision makers to the campus to discuss key issues, trends, and policies affecting the industry and student career strategies.

Real Deals and Entrepreneurs Speaker Series

The Real Deals & Entrepreneurs Series brings executive lecturers to campus to discuss with students the “nut & bolts” of their recent deals and day-to-day transactions.

Intro to ARGUS Seminar

The Intro to ARGUS seminar is offered each fall and spring as a two-day seminar to students in the program. Taught by David Beshears, with Beshears & Associates and an executive lecturer at FSU, the Center provides students an ARGUS overview and a path to ARGUS certification.

FSU-Kislak Real Estate Market Strategies Forums

The FSU-Kislak Market Strategy Forums hosted in metropolitan markets throughout the Southeast are designed to assess regional market conditions and opportunities.

FSU-UF Critical Issues Symposium

The FSU-UF Critical Issues in Real Estate Symposium brings leading scholars together to present and discuss their research on the issues of the day. This symposium is organized jointly with the DeVoe Moore Center at Florida State University and the Bergstrom Center at the University of Florida.

Other Events, Forums & Meetings

The Center helps to facilitate student participation at professional meetings (e.g., ULI, ICSC, CCIM, and NAIOP) throughout the year.