BOSTON- Students ages 16 to 21 from the Boston area who are interested in learning the basics of the real estate industry can apply now to join the Fallon Real Estate Entrepreneurship Youth Program hosted by The Fallon company And Street2Ivy.
The free, six-week summer program teaches students the fundamentals of commercial real estate investing and provides them with relevant industry knowledge while building their relationships with mentors.
The program is a collaboration between the fallon company, a leading national real estate development company headquartered in Boston and Street2Ivy, an entrepreneurial incubator focused on providing emerging changemakers in underserved communities with the tools and resources they need to achieve economic empowerment. Participant will learn essential skills for success in the commercial real estate industry, including identifying and evaluating potential investment opportunities, conducting property appraisals and market analysis, raising capital, and submitting and negotiating a winning offer.
“We are committed to tackling income and wealth inequality in low-income communities by providing youth access to entrepreneurial opportunities,” said Tavares Brewington, Founder of Street2Ivy. “Through our continued partnership with The Fallon Company, we are able to introduce aspiring students to leading commercial real estate professionals to gain valuable knowledge and hands-on industry experience that can help expand their professional experiences later in life.”
The Fallon Company is a founding partner of the Real Estate Entrepreneurship Youth Program, which aligns with the company’s commitment to promoting equal and fair inclusion in all projects, increasing philanthropic support for overlooked and at-risk communities, and strengthening the pipeline of diverse real estate professionals.
“We look forward to launching this program again in partnership with Street2Ivy to expand potential career paths for young people in underserved communities while nurturing the diverse talent in the commercial real estate industry,” said Michael Fallon, CEO of The Fallon Company. “The success of the program over the past several years has only demonstrated the importance of providing new growth paths to a broader spectrum of students from diverse backgrounds.”
The program runs from July 11th until 16.08 with classes taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The cohort will meet industry experts, tour some of Boston’s most exciting projects and assess viable investment opportunities. The program begins with a summer event on June 14th in the Seaport neighborhood of Boston in the Fan Pier neighborhood by The Fallon Company.
Applications for the Real Estate Entrepreneurship Youth Program are now open and can be submitted Here. The closing date for applications is Monday 15 May.