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The Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate engages in world-class research to advance our mission of creating places of lasting value. FIRE's research is rigorous, data-driven, and multidisciplinary. It seeks to inform important debates within the academy, public policy, and industry. The Institute's most critical research areas include:
Investment & Markets
Investing in real estate, from publicly-traded real estate investment trusts to private equity, is critical for the success of capital markets, commercial real estate, and the global economy.
Creating more housing that is affordable, dignified, and safe, through good housing policies and industry expertise, enables individuals, families, and communities to grow and prosper.
Properties owned by the Catholic Church— churches, hospitals, and schools— and other religious and non-profit organizations play a vital role in advancing the common good.
Advances in technology are revolutionizing long-term trends in the real estate industry and will have a major impact on our future.
The Institute seeks to foster an intellectual community of scholars who seek to analyze important real estate issues.
Working Paper Series
The Institute seeks to disseminate working papers, articles, and books published by Notre Dame faculty.