Real Estate Challenge


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.

2018 Challengers Included

California Polytechnic State University, Colorado State University, Florida State University, Monmouth University, New York University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University, Saint Joseph’s University, University of Southern California, University of Colorado, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin, Villanova University, Virginia Commonwealth

The 9th Annual Villanova Real Estate Challenge will take place in Center City Philadelphia from April 4-5, 2019


For More Information:

Phone: 610-519-4334

2019 Key Dates

January 18 – Registration Deadline

January 24 - Case Distributed

January 28 – Presentations Due

February 11 – Sixteen Semi-Finalist Teams Announced

April 5 - Winners Announced