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Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate

Fred Sands Institute

Fred Sands Institute Mission

The Fred Sands Institute achieves excellence in three core areas of real estate:

Pepperdine Real Estate Education

Real Estate Education

The Graziadio School and Fred Sands Institute deliver cutting-edge real estate education, creating best for the world leaders ready to hit the ground running with applied, real-world skills in real estate law, development, finance, capital markets, and asset management.


Pepperdine Real Estate Research

Real Estate Research

The Institute produces timely research relevant to real estate practitioners, investigating best practices, case studies, and innovative market-based solutions to disrupt and transform the real estate industry.


Pepperdine Real Estate Engagement

Real Estate Engagement

The Institute provides rich forums for exchanging ideas between business leaders, students, and scholars through a variety of events, including the annual Fred Sands Real Estate Symposium.

More About the Institute

Sands at Pepperdine

Founder and Benefactor

Read about the late Fred Sands, a visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Faculty and Staff at the Fred Sands Institute

Faculty and Staff

Meet our hands-on experts actively engaged in the study of real estate.