Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate

CBRE Interview with Collete English Dixon: Why Chicago?

Executive Director Collete English Dixon is  interviewed by Spencer Levy, Chairman of Americas Research and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, in this video series “Why Chicago.”  Hear what she has to say about how  Chicago’s numerous education opportunities lead to a stronger local economy. Click here to watch the video.  

Student Success Story! Monae Redmond: ASAE Forty Under 40 Award Recipient

Congratulations to MBIRE alumna Monae Redmond  for being a 2019 Association Forum and ASAE Forty Under 40 award recipient, and also a 2019 Emerging Leader! Monae is currently Manager, Member Care at the Chicago Association of REALTORS®.  She has been working for CAR since 2008, where she began as Branch Information Specialist/Manager before being promoted…

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Student Success Story: Marlon Taylor Recipient of NAIOP Scholarship

Marlon Taylor is a 1st year MSRE candidate at Roosevelt University’s Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Starting his career in project management, he’s gained over 6 years of experience at some of the top construction and real estate firms…

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Roosevelt University to offer Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development

Roosevelt University to offer Graduate Certificate in Real Estate DevelopmentThe Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate at Roosevelt University is pleased to announce its new Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development, the first of its kind to be offered in the Midwest.  The 12-credit-hour program, which can be completed in two semesters (based on two…

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Student Success Story!

Thomas A. Allen selected as the 2019 Alpha Sigma Gamma Student of the Year! Congrats to MBIRE student Thomas A. Allen who has been selected as the 2019 Alpha Sigma Gamma Student of the Year! Thomas will complete the Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) this May. During his studies, he was a recipient…

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Spring Update from Collete English Dixon, Executive Director

  At Roosevelt University and the Marshall Bennett Institute, along with many other colleges and universities, mid-terms are coming to a close and spring break is about to begin. This half-way point in the academic semester is often met with wistfulness (how quickly the weeks have flown!) and anxiety (how much more to do before…

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Collete English Dixon Podcast on Real Estate for Breakfast

Executive Director Collete English Dixon was interviewed by Clark Hill’s Real Estate for Breakfast podcast. Listen here as she discusses, among other topics: 1. Programs offered by the school, including the upcoming certificate program. 2. The importance of the involvement of the Advisory Board, which is unique to the school 3. How the school provides…

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MBIRE Advisory Board Member Authors Article on Proposed Onerous Property Tax Requirements

MBIRE  Advisory Board member, Molly Phelan of Siegel Jennings, authored this article on the Cook County considerations about real estate taxes. The Cook County Assessor is proposing a law that would drastically change the property tax appeal process in Illinois, which, according to Phelan, is not for the better. In short, the proposed changes would…

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Collete English Dixon talks about careers in real estate in this interview with CCIM CIRE Magazine

CIRE Magazine Commercial Real Estate Outreach By Sarah Hoban | January/February.19 One solution to the pending workforce shortage in commercial real estate is education – and the earlier, the better, says Collete English Dixon. “The real estate industry, in some respects, is not very transparent to young people looking to make career decisions,” she says….

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A letter from Collete English Dixon, Executive Director

The spring semester is in full swing at the Institute and the University. While the spring semester is often overshadowed by the anticipated graduation in May, the spring is also a great time for us to advance new academic initiatives and work on student enrollment for future semesters. We now have some declared real estate…

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