Welcome to the Dr. P. Phillips School
of Real Estate at UCF!

The Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate was established in 2006 by a $2.5 million gift from Dr. Phillips, Inc. With an anticipated match from the state, the school will have a $5 million endowment. Our graduates find a wide variety of career opportunities in residential and commercial real estate, real estate appraisal and development, and property management.

We strive to serve our students, faculty and community with excellence in delivering world-class education and leading-edge real estate research. Our faculty participate in teaching, research and industry outreach to advance this mission. Our students leave uniquely prepared to be rising leaders in the real estate industry. The first pillar of the program is education. We offer an undergraduate degree in real estate and a real estate minor. The curriculum focuses on real estate investments, finance, appraisal, law and development. Students further their educational and professional advancement by participating in internships with leading local and national real estate firms and by competing in the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP) Challenge, a hands-on development case study competition. We offer a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) degree program which covers advanced real estate topics and skills to prepare students for senior executive positions and entrepreneurial endeavors in the real estate industry. In addition to the curriculum, many students join UCF REAL (Real Estate Academic Leaders), the student real estate club. UCF REAL hosts industry speakers, special educational programs and networking events, and serves as a connection for internships and career placements. The second pillar of the program is research, which is supported by the Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate. The school has two endowed chairs – the Howard Phillips Chair in Real Estate and the Jim Heistand-NAIOP Chair in Real Estate. The purpose of these positions is to advance the knowledge and literature of the real estate field and to educate the students and community on real estate issues. Our faculty publish in top rated journals, speak at leading industry and academic conferences and give interviews to the media on real estate and economic issues.

Rebecca York

Rebecca York

Interim Director

Contact:

Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate

College of Business

University of Central Florida

P.O. Box 161400

Orlando, Florida 32816-1400

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Office: BA 409

Phone: (407) 823-3575

Fax: (407) 823-6676

 

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Events

Real Estate Conference


 

About Dr. P. Phillips

The Dr. Phillips name has been a major economic and philanthropic presence in the Central Florida community since the turn of the 20th century. Once considered the largest citrus producer in the world, Dr. Phillips companies share a rich history spanning several generations, culminating in the establishment of two distinct funding organizations, The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation and Dr. Phillips Inc., perhaps best known for their support of Central Florida programs through specialized grant funding.

 

Conferences & Events

Each year the Dr. P. Phillips School of Real Estate hosts a variety of conferences designed for both industry professionals and academic scholars. [ADD general descriptions]

UCF Real Estate Conference

Hosted by The Dr. P. Phillips Real Estate Institute for Research and Education

Join us for the 6th Annual UCF Real Estate Conference where you’ll hear from industry and community leaders on what’s on the horizon for the Central Florida real estate market and growth in our region.

REGISTER TODAY

May 1, 2019
11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

at THE BALLROOM AT CHURCH STREET
225 S. Garland Ave., Orlando, FL 32801
(321) 202-5855
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