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.

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Class of 2022 Includes 72 Students in Real Estate

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FIRE goes to California: ND students visit leading real estate firms in LA

On a three-day "career trek" to California, a group of Notre Dame real estate students, led by FIRE team members Geno Acosta and Maddy Johnson, visited several leading firms, including Eastdil Secured, JLL, Macerich, Ocean West, Pacific Hospitality, Rexford Industrial, and Langdon Park Capital (pictured above with CEO Malcolm Johnson '98).

Prof. Dan Kelly, FIRE's Director, discusses future of FIRE in Live Chat

Lou Nanni interviewed Dan Kelly ’02, the Faculty Director of the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate and a Professor of Law at Notre Dame, in a live chat ( Dan discussed the mission of FIRE, global real estate, and more.

Properties of the Faith: ND experts help Church leaders consider options

"This kind of forward-thinking focus on property and mission is exactly why Notre Dame’s Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate (FIRE) started the Church Properties Initiative (CPI) last year." One of CPI’s early research efforts was a case study of St. Austin's Parish and School in Austin, Texas.