FORE 2022 Winners

Welcome to the 2023 Future of Real Estate Competition site!  Read on to learn more about this amazing opportunity to create innovative solutions to problems facing the real estate industry.  New to the industry?  No problem!  The competition is designed to support your creativity with seasoned industry advisors and support from the Weiser Center for Real Estate.  

The real estate industry, traditionally known for its resistance to cutting-edge technologies, has recently been transformed by technological advancements. This adaptation of information technology (IT) within the real estate sector is known as PropTech (Property Technology), and it has revolutionized how real estate and land use professionals conduct business.

Innovation across the industry has taken many forms; including online platforms to support the needs of potential buyers, smart buildings and infrastructure, predictive software to evaluate investment decisions, online communities connecting developers with investors, and more. 

Companies across the globe have emerged to solve complex problems facing the real estate industry. Now it’s your turn to compete for a grand prize of $8,000!

CLICK HERE to learn more about the focus, rules, prizes, and resources available to participants.

Important Dates (all times EST):

  • Wednesday, September 20th: Competition Launch
  • Friday, September 29th: Deadline for team formation and/or to request support for finding teammates
  • Thursday, November 2nd at 9:00 AM: Submission Deadline 
  • Thursday, November 9th: Finalists will be notified
  • Wednesday, November 15th: Future of Real Estate Presentations and Awards Event

Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions HERE, or contact Colleen Triezenberg at

Our Partners

The Brian and Julie Finerty Innovation in Real Estate Fund

The Scharf Family Real Estate Competitions Fund

The S. Scott Stewart Real Estate Programs Fund

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Michigan Ross Office of Academic Success

Michigan Ross Kresge Library Services