The CASE




The CASE is an annual real estate competition that provides current graduate student teams an opportunity to compete, showcase their knowledge, and learn from each other through the analysis of a complex real world development site.  The CASE is organized and hosted by the Alumni Association of the MIT Center for Real Estate (AACRE).

Unlike other competitions, The Case focuses on real estate acquisition and development underwriting at the asset level.  The competition mimics the professional circumstances and assignments that students of real estate finance, construction, planning, and design will encounter in the formal development industry after graduation.

Registered Teams, consisting of no more than four graduate students each, are emailed a competition packet that includes important information about a specific development site in the United States.  Teams have five days to submit a brief concept narrative, a full Excel-based proforma, a PowerPoint presentation, and a final ‘bid price'.  Based on the submissions, a panel of judges then choose twelve teams to travel to Boston, MA to compete in live semifinal and final rounds in front of a host of judges and industry professionals.

For details about The CASE 2012 including a list of competitors and judges as well as finalists submission - Click Here

For details about The CASE 2011 including a list of competitors and judges as well as finalists submission - Click Here

The competition is hosted and organized by the Alumni Association of the MIT Center for Real Estate (AACRE).  For more information, contact thecase@mitcrealumni.org


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