CU Real Estate Students win Prestigious NAIOP Rocky Mountain Challenge!
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10:28AM
Real Estate

The Rise is Real, from the gridiron to cast iron, as CU's graduate real estate team wins the prestigious NAIOP Rocky Mountain Challenge real estate case competition, held in Denver last evening. CU's winning team of four master of science in real estate (MSRE) students, two MBA real estate students and one master of urban and regional planning (MURP) student took top honors, recapturing the Rocky Mountain Challenge trophy from the University of Denver.

(left to right) Chris Antonov, Daniel Nichols, Juan Niño, Connor Richardson, James Roy II, Katie Bloudoff-Indelicato and Joseph Donadio

The Challenge, in its 15th year, pits the state's top business schools in a semester-long real-world real estate development competition. CU's team was instructed by Kim Koehn, a principal of K2 Ventures, with assistance from an extraordinary host of real estate developers, architects, environmental specialists, and financiers, all of whom volunteered their time to teach.

Each university fields three teams of graduate students and then selects its top team at the end of the semester to compete in front of nearly 800 real estate leaders at NAIOP's gala event. This year’s case involved developing a full-scope vision and plan for the redevelopment of a major parcel in Denver's historic Globeville neighborhood. Check out the site, Terminal at 51st, here.

With many thanks to our friends and supporters, congratulations to the winning CU Buff’s Graduate Real Estate team!

Mike Kercheval, Sherman R. Miller Executive Director
CU Real Estate Center
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