Thursday, April 20, 2023

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1100 and 1200 Washington Ave S Minneapolis map20th Annual University Challenge

Student teams from regional universities are charged with pitching a deal to potential investors that involves the most profitable yet feasible project that maximizes value while achieving the highest risk adjusted return.

The teams are asked to address a development plan, construction timeline, budget, pro-forma, leasing plan and schedule, financing plan and market analysis.

The Site

This year's site is 1100 & 1200 Washington Ave S in Minneapolis. In the proposals, the student teams can choose to utilize the existing buildings on each site or demolish the buildings and start with vacant sites.


$45 | NAIOP member or non-member
Free | students*
*Students: Email NAIOP for complimentary registration


3:30 pm | Registration & Networking
4:00 pm | Presentations from the 3 Finalist Teams
5:30 pm | Winner Announcement & Reception

License Credit

This program does not qualify for continuing real estate education credits.

The Schools

Marquette University Center for Real Estate

University of Minnesota

St. Cloud State University

University of St. Thomas

University of Wisconsin-Madison