Real Estate Institute Summer High School Program

For more information, call 212-636-7626 or email [email protected].

Enhance your college portfolio and learn how real estate really works at Fordham's Real Estate Institute at Lincoln Center NYC.

Choose one, or all three courses this summer!

Certificate in Real Estate Development in NYC

Through a mix of live lectures, hands-on exercises, and examinations of prominent New York City properties, students gain a unique perspective into the numerous college study and career options that the field of real estate offers. All courses are taught by experienced industry professionals from Fordham's Real Estate Institute.

This certificate is awarded to students who complete a minimum of two summer courses. 

Summer 2024 Courses

Real Estate Development in NYC: Principles and Process | SULA-0130 LP4 
Sec. 1: Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., June 24-27, 2024 (4 sessions). (In-person at Lincoln Center). To apply click on the following link:


Real Estate Development in NYC: Principles and Process | REHS-0200 / $995

Sec. 1: Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., July 8-11, 2024 (Live online via Zoom). No on-campus housing is available to online students. 
Gain an understanding of the phases, procedures, and complexities of developing and redeveloping various property types including multifamily, office, and mixed-use real estate. Topics covered include an overview of the real estate development process; assembling the team; project stakeholders; market analysis and site selection; environmental review; marketability and design considerations; and more. Students will receive a certificate of attendance.


Real Estate Development in NYC: Entrepreneurship and Innovation REHS-0204 / $995
Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., July 15-18, 2024 (Live online via Zoom)  
Explore the personal skills, organizational challenges, and market factors that influence the success of an entrepreneurial business and learn to solve problems that matter for entrepreneurial ventures focused on the business of real estate. Discuss and analyze issues that real estate startups face and work towards delivering workable solutions. Coursework will entail working in teams to devise a business idea or cutting-edge real estate business opportunity and develop a business model with the goal of attracting angel investors. At the conclusion of the course, students will have enhanced insight and skills to undertake an entrepreneurial real estate business either now or at some future point in their careers. Students will receive a certificate of attendance.


Real Estate Development in NYC: Hotels and Hospitality REHS-0202 / $995
Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., July 22-25, 2024 (Live online via Zoom)
Students in this interactive course gain practical insight into the unique investment asset class of hotels and hospitality properties which are operating businesses offering both housing and retail activities such as food and beverage, accommodations, health spa, banqueting facilities, and recreational amenities. Students explore the economics and strategies of different hotel properties.  Topics include ownership types, investment objectives, management agreements, specialized management requirements, hotel operations, branding, and marketing. Students will receive a certificate of attendance.


Registration: Students are encouraged to register at least one week prior to the course start date. Enrollment deadline is three business days prior to the course start date.

Refund Policy: Students are eligible for a 100% tuition refund if they withdraw from the course before the official start date. If the intensive has already started, the refund schedule is as follows: 50% refund if the student withdraws before the third scheduled session. No refund thereafter.