Notre Dame's Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE) educates and inspires exceptional students, conducts world-class research, and engages with an unparalleled network of industry professionals to create places of lasting value. 

Through rigorous scholarship and collaborations across disciplinary lines, FIRE strives to be the top real estate program in the country, doing so in a way that promotes Notre Dame's mission to be a force for good in our nation and world.

A New Generation of Leaders

Class of 2022 Includes 72 Students in Real Estate

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Heidi Hennig Rowe on "Real Estate, Risk & Construction"

Heidi Rowe, a partner at Venable LLP in Chicago, where she is a member of the "Real Estate: Construction" and "Infrastructure" practice groups, will speak to ND students and faculty from real estate, law, business, and engineering.

Church Properties Initiative: A Case Study of St. Austin Catholic Parish

To finance a new $44M school and ministry building, St. Austin's ground​ ​leased an acre of its campus to a developer​ who is constructing a $100M+, 29-story, 423-unit student housing tower. It's a win-win-win for the parish, diocese, and city, and a model for others.

Dan Moore '94: "How Can Real Estate Development be a Force For Good?"

Movies often portray real estate developers as evil, greedy, and community-destroying. Dan Moore, who serves as President and CEO of Rockefeller Group, questions this narrative in a Football Fridays lecture.