Research & Publications

The Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate serves as a major thought leadership resource within the business community—and within academia—for real estate expertise. To achieve this objective, the center pursues an industry-relevant research agenda and organizes thought leadership events.

Center director Shawn Howton has been featured as a real estate expert by both print and broadcast media outlets. Howton has commented on issues including the subprime mortgage crisis, the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac takeover, and the real estate implications of the investment banking crisis.

The center's establishment was featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Business Journal, and

DiLella Center research has been featured at regional, national, and international academic conferences in locations that include: New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; Chicago, IL; San Diego, CA; Reading, England; and Amsterdam, Netherlands.


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Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate
Villanova School of Business
800 East Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
(610) 519-4476

Shawn Howton, PhD
Faculty Director

Jessica Taylor

Charlie Davidson
Professor of Practice

Carly Gulasarian
Program Administrator

Tony Ziccardi
Center Fellow