Institute for Economic Development & Real Estate Research

Real Estate

The Institute is a public service division of the College of Business Administration that combines the resources of the Center for Economic Development and the Real Estate Research Center.

Upcoming Events

SAVE THE DATES - 2017 Seminars 

New Orleans Metro - Friday, May 5, 2017
  • Opening Panel Focus - Redeveloping New Orleans: A look at the revitalization occurring in the CBD, Mid-City, Tulane Avenue Corridor and the redevelopment of office buildings into hotels


Northshore - Friday, June 9, 2017
  • Seminar Focus - Northshore Flooding in 2016: A look at the recovery and redevelopment process and progress and the role of flood insurance.


Agendas for 2017 Seminars will be posted once speakers are confirmed. Louisiana Real Estate continuing education credits for agents and brokers will be applied for (4 credit hours).

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2016 Annual Dr. Ivan Miestchovich Economic Outlook and Real Estate Forecast Seminars a success. Please visit our Partnership Opportunities page to discover how to support our programs.

Institute Endowment 

$600,000 Gift to Support UNO's Institute for Economic Development & Real Estate Research. 

An endowment, thanks to Mr. Robert W. Merrick, has been established to support and expand the current outreach and services provided by the Institute, as well as, aid in the development of new educational initiatives.

For more information on the Institute and to make a direct contribution to grow the endowment fund, download the Endowment Flier


Presentation of the 2015 Market Value Analysis (MVA) for the City of New Orleans

Presentation by Dr. Ira Goldstein - President of Policy Solutions for Reinvestment Fund was held on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. If you have questions about the presentation contact Alexandre Vialou at Click here for the New Orleans 2015 MVA Map.