Joshua Harris, Ph.D.Lecturer of Finance
Joshua Harris, Ph.D.
Dr. Joshua Harris serves as the Director of the Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate at the University of Central Florida where he is responsible for directing research initiatives, industry outreach, and program development. Dr. Harris also teaches real estate and finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Additionally, Dr. Harris provides services as a consultant with the Lakemont Group, a boutique real estate and economic consultancy in Orlando, FL, where he is responsible for executing complex consulting and asset management assignments for a select group of clients. Dr. Harris primary areas of expertise include multifamily real estate, structured finance, and private equity real estate vehicles.
Dr. Harris holds a Ph. D. in Finance from the University of Central Florida with a research emphasis in institutional real estate and capital markets. Dr. Harris holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation, been named an Honorary Kentucky Colonel and a NAIOP Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow. Dr. Harris is routinely called on as an expert witness and for media interviews in the field of real estate, finance, and economics.
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WalletHub: 2016’s Property Taxes by StateWalletHub asks Dr. Harris to weigh in on whether people should consider property taxes when deciding where to move and if non-profits should pay property taxes.
GrowthSpotter - People to Know: Joshua Harris, UCFJoshua Harris is teaching Orlando’s next generation of builders, brokers and developers. He does so as director of the Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate at the University of Central Florida, where he is also responsible for directing the institute’s research and course development activities and serving as liaison to…