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The Minor in Hospitality Business Real Estate Investment Management is a highly competitive program for students committed to a career in real estate investment management. A select group is chosen each year for this rigorous curriculum that requires strong academic performance, extra coursework, an interest in finance, and a serious career commitment.

Career Opportunities (visit our Student & Industry Resource Center / SIRC)

For more information regarding on-campus recruiting, please contact Authella Collins Hawks.

Real Estate Investment Club

The Real Estate Investment Club (REIC) was established in 2008 by a group of students interested in learning more about the real estate side of the industry.  We pride ourselves on giving students opportunities beyond the classroom.  Our meeting schedule includes a numerous guest speakers, site tours, as well as one-on-one visits with alumni and other industry professionals. For more information or to be involved with the Real Estate Investment Club please visit: www.reicmsu.weebly.com

Real Estate Investment Management Advisory Council

In 2007, The School of Hospitality Business established the Real Estate Investment Management Advisory Council.  This advisory council is in place to review and support the real estate interests of The School. Council members are by appointment only and meets annually (each spring).  Listed below are topics of discussion from previous advisory council meetings:

Date: April 2016
Topic:  “The Hotel Consolidation Wave: What It Means to You” featuring Ed Watkins as moderator and and panelists:  Mark Johnson, Professor of Practice, Finance, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University; John M. Keeling (MBA ’74), Executive Vice President, Valencia Group; Fred Kleisner (BA ’66), Independent Director, Caesars Entertainment and Independent Member, Board of Managers, Aimbridge Hospitality; Ryan Meliker (MBA ’05), Managing Director, Equity Research REITs and Lodging, Canaccord Genuity, Inc.; and Chuck Pinkowski, Owner, Pinkowski & Company.
Hotel News Now: Consolidation Wave Article
Date: April 2015
Topic:  New Brand Development panel discussion featuring Stephanie Ricca (HotelNewsNow.com) as moderator and panelists: Jim Anhut (IHG), Andrew Alexander (Red Roof Inn), Christopher Burdette (Best Western International), Gary Steffen (Hilton Corporation), and Ronald Stewart (Marriott International).  Click here to view full article.
Industry Speaker: Stephanie Ricca, HotelNewsNow.com 
Date: April 2014
Topic:  How to Stay On Top Interactive Session Moderated by Ed Watkins as well as panel presentation, “Threats & Opportunities in Detroit”
Read More About the Panel
Industry Speaker: Ed Watkins, HotelNewsNow.com 
Date: April 2013
Topic:  Real Estate & Development Specialization Reorganization, new name “Real Estate Investment Management”
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Industry Speaker: Ed Watkins, HotelNewsNow.com, Managing Change in an Uncertain Economic Environment”
Date: March 2012
Topic:  Institute Directions
Industry Speaker: Ed Watkins, Lodging Hospitality
Date: March 2011
Topic: Launching the Real Estate Development Institute
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Industry Speaker: Ed Watkins, Lodging Hospitality
Date: March 2010
Topic: Roundtable Discussion reviewing The School’s Real Estate & Development Specialization program
Industry Speaker: Ed Watkins, Lodging Hospitality
Date: April 2009
Focus: Strategic Planning for the Real Estate & Development Program
Date: April 2008
Focus: Evaluation of Hospitality Business Real Estate & Development Specialization
Date: September  2007
Focus: Inaugural Meeting to discuss real estate & development advisory specialization program.

 

 


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