Real Estate Challenge

5th Annual Villanova Real Estate Challenge

April 3-4, 2014

The Villanova Real Estate Challenge is a national real estate development case competition for students from the top undergraduate real estate programs in the United States. The Challenge is hosted by the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate at the Villanova School of Business. The event will expose sponsoring firms to the next generation of real estate leaders.

The Challenge will be comprised of 16 schools, representing the top undergraduate real estate programs from around the nation. Each team will be comprised of four students and an advisor, and finalist teams from each four first-round competitions will advance to the final round presentations. Student presentations will be judged by senior executives representing top firms from all areas of the commercial real estate industry. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top teams.

Industry Panel - Inside Philadelphia Real Estate

In addition to the competition, this year we will also be hosting an industry panel discussion.  Hear from three prominent chief executiveofficers representing real estate firms in various sectors.  This panel will focus on upcoming real estate projects and compelling predictions for The City of Brotherly Love by three prominent chief executive officers: Dean Adler, Lubert Adler; Bart Blatstein, Tower Investments, Inc.; Gerard Sweeney, Brandywine Realty Trust. The luncheon will be held on April 3rd from 12:00 – 2:00 PM at the Union League.  REGISTER HERE

Side bar:  Key Dates: 2014

March 31, 2014 – Case Distribution

April 3, 2014 - Submissions Due

April 4, 2014 - Competition Day

Key 2013 Dates

February 15, 2013 - Registration Deadline
April 1, 2013
- Case Distribution
April 4, 2013
- Submissions Due
April 5, 2013
- Competition Day

For More Information

Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate
Villanova School of Business
800 East Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
(610) 519-4334

Shawn Howton, PhD
Faculty Director

Jessica Taylor

Charlie Davidson
Center Fellow

Tony Ziccardi
Center Fellow