Jacques Gordon
Jacques Gordon

FINANCE; REAL ESTATE PROGRAM
Adjunct Lecturer of Real Estate

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Dr. Jacques Gordon is the Global Strategist for LaSalle Investment Management (LIM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of real estate services firm, Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL). Dr. Gordon is responsible for the macro strategy and micro research used to guide all investment decisions in 30 countries.

Dr. Gordon received the Graaskamp Award from the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) for his contributions to real estate research and education. He originated the Jones Lang LaSalle Transparency Index in 1999, which has become the world standard for understanding international real estate. His articles appear regularly in the Financial Times, The Journal of Portfolio Management, Wharton Real Estate Review, PREA Quarterly, and other publications.

Dr. Gordon received his PhD in Urban and Regional Economics from MIT, a master degree from the London School of Economics, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Full-Time / Part-Time MBA
International Real Estate (REAL-922-B)

This course counts toward the following majors: Real Estate, International Business

This half-credit course will expose students to the importance of both strategy and execution in the world of cross-border real estate investments. Topics will include the rationale for international investing (opportunities and risks); top-down macro factors influencing real estate markets; micro-market factors influencing real estate investment performance; and the role of transparency, taxes and legal rights in different countries. Students will analyze international private equity funds and internationally listed real estate companies and they will examine case studies of cross-border investment decisions.

While not required, students are strongly encouraged to take FINC-454-0 (Real Estate Finance and Investments) before enrolling in REAL-922-B