The UCF Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate was created to emphasize real estate as an area of academic focus and serve as an important resource for the community that builds special relationships with industry and community groups.
Our experts publish in top rated journals, speak at leading industry and academic conferences and give interviews to the media on real estate and economic issues.
David Harrison, Ph.D.Professor & Howard Phillips Eminent Scholar Chair in Real Estate
Sheila Potts, Ph.D., MSRE, CCIMDirector, Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research & Education in Real Estate; Instructor, Real Estate
Geoffrey Turnbull, Ph.D.Professor and Jim Heistand - NAIOP Eminent Scholar Chair in Real Estate
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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. are perhaps best known for their support of Central Florida programs through specialized grant funding.