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Metaverse + Real Estate

Thu, Oct 6, 2022    1pm

Metaverse + Real Estate

A lecture by GSAPP Adjunct Assistant Professor Zachary Aarons, Co-Founder and General Partner of MetaProp, and Adam Chernick, Director of Interactive Visualization at SHoP Architects.

Please note that this event is open to currently enrolled students only. A Columbia University ID is required for attendance.

Zach Aarons has been working at the intersection of real estate and venture capital for the past decade. Zach is the most active early-stage PropTech investor in the United States, having funded over 60 startups in the space as an individual as well as 40 startups (and counting) through MetaProp NYC’s venture capital funds. In addition to early-stage investing, Zach has worked on large scale mixed-use development projects in cities like Boston and Los Angeles with Millennium Partners. He has experience with real estate development, commercial asset management, property marketing, and commercial leasing.

Adam Chernick leads an applied research team that focuses on software development for AR/VR and adjacent emerging technologies at SHoP Architects.

Organized by the M.S. in Real Estate Development Program.