For Students

All students are welcome to join CRES as affiliates. The Center helps students gain practical experience and build a network for future employment in real estate. Those interested in becoming real estate attorneys are encouraged to apply.

For Students

All New York Law School students are welcome to affiliate with the Center for Real Estate Studies (CRES). 

CRES affiliates will examine a broad array of real estate issues in the private markets and in the public sector through an extensive selection of classroom courses, advanced seminars, independent study projects, externships in governmental offices and real estate firms, and more. Affiliates will also have opportunities to participate in and attend lectures, symposia, and CLE programs.

By affiliating with the Center, students gain the opportunity to network with real estate practitioners and build professional contacts. They also gain valuable skills in researching and writing about real estate law and drafting transactional documents.

Apply to Join

All NYLS students are welcome to apply to join the Center as affiliates. Affiliates must meet curricular and extracurricular requirements, found on the Academics section of the NYLS Portal. Students may not join or transfer to the Center during their final semester of law school.

Apply to join the Center.


The Center offers students resources related to both the private and public sectors of real estate. These resources can be accessed on the Center for Real Estate Studies section of the NYLS Portal.

Related Courses

These courses are affiliated with the Center and likely to be of interest to affiliated students.

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