Real Estate Challenge

The Pacific Northwest Real Estate Challenge is a development case competition in which teams from the University of British Columbia, University of Washington, and Portland State University real estate programs compete. Students are tasked with creating an investment proposal for a well-located development site. Students are provided with site information and work with local market experts to craft a feasible development proposal that maximizes investor returns.

2022 Challenge Timeline: 

  • May/June: Site Selection
  • January: Challenge Kick-Off
  • March 15: Assumption Review and Judging  
  • March 16: Breakfast

2022 Challenge dates are subject to change. 

The Challenge culminates with a day-long assumption review and judging session, as well as a networking breakfast about a relevant market topic where the winner is announced. 

We are now seeking a 2022 Site Sponsor. For more information about the benefits of sponsoring the Challenge, click here

2021 Real Estate Challenge Winner

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Watch the University of British Columbia Presentation 
Watch the Portland State University Presentation
Watch the University of Washington Presentation
 

2021 Site: 1600 Eastlake

1600 Eastlake, a former Bank of America retail location, sits at the heart of the Eastlake Life Science Campus by Alexandria.  Surrounded by over 1MM SF of office and laboratory projects home to some of the world’s most cutting edge companies, the former 4,200 SF former bank branch will serve as a retail hub and activation point for the entire area.

2021 REAL ESTATE CHALLENGE SITE SPONSOR: 

Alexandria 

2021 REAL ESTATE CHALLENGE BRONZE SPONSORS 

CPLHermanson Madison Marquette