School of BusinessFaculty and Research

David Downs
Alfred L. Blake Chair
Professor of Real Estate
Area: Finance Insurance and Real Estate

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B4106
Phone: (804) 828-2410
Email: dhdowns@vcu.edu
Research Interests: His research interests include real estate finance and investment, issues relevant to institutional real estate investors and the implications of real estate regulation. Dr. Downs' articles have appeared in various scholarly journals, including Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics and the Journal of Real Estate Research. He has received research grants from the Real Estate Research Institute and currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Real Estate Research.

David H. Downs is the Alfred L. Blake Chair, professor of real estate in the Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department. Dr. Downs teaches real estate asset management in the undergraduate program and real estate analysis and investments at the graduate level.