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UNC Real Estate Development Challenge


The UNC Real Estate Development Challenge is a case competition which focus' solely on real estate development. An invitation-only event, each spring the Challenge convenes 16 teams from the nation’s top-20 MBA and Real Estate programs to compete in early spring . Each school sends one team with four members. In the past, the event has challenged teams to propose uses for an actual site, devise a development program and site plan, and work through project financials.  This event is judged by real estate professionals from around the country including representatives from major REITs, Private Equity Investors, and Developers.


  Year Place BREC Team Members  
  2016 3rd Place Breck Baird, EWMBA '18
Samuel Grubner, JD '17
Angel Steele, MBA '16
Michael Sullivan, EWMBA '18
  2015   Aubree Kendall, PHD
Brian Chadwick, MBA 16'
Xinyi McKinny, EWMBA 17'
Orintheo Swanigan, EWMBA 17'