News Releases

News Releases

February 27, 2015

The sluggish Phoenix-area housing market just got a pleasant surprise. New figures show a sudden uptick in buyer demand, with a significant boost in homes under contract since late January. The W. P. Carey School's Mike Orr provides analysis.

February 19, 2015

Americans love our smartphones, and we’re constantly downloading more apps to use on them. So, how do you know which apps are going to be the most worthwhile to get -- the ones that will ultimately be the best sellers? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University breaks down the formula for a winning app.

February 16, 2015

The final numbers are out for 2014, and the median single-family-home price in the Phoenix area officially went up 5.4 percent. That’s according to the latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Here are the highlights of that report on Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of December...

January 28, 2015

How do you balance the needs of economic development, a growing population and our natural resources? A new real estate initiative at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University will help address many of the issues involved in the ownership and management of large amounts of land by both public and private parties. The unique Large Landowner Initiative will focus on real estate planning, related policy, economic impacts and natural resource management.

January 26, 2015


One of the top business schools in the nation is offering high school students one low-cost and two free summer programs to help them learn what college life is really like. The highly ranked W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is now accepting applications for all three college-prep programs, each with a slightly different area of focus.

January 16, 2015

Investors appear to be returning to the Phoenix-area housing market. The latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University examines that new trend, as well as the possibility of a future supply problem. Here are the highlights of the new report on Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of November...

January 7, 2015

Online education keeps growing in popularity, thanks to its flexibility and convenience. New rankings from U.S. News & World Report show, if you want to get an online MBA or other graduate-level business degree from a highly ranked school, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University would be an ideal choice. For the third year in a row, the publication ranks the school Top 5 nationwide for online graduate business programs.

January 5, 2015

The new year brings new challenges for those who want to buy or sell homes in the Phoenix area. Do you know what to expect? The Arizona Republic and the ASU Real Estate Council at the W. P. Carey School of Business will host an event Saturday, Jan. 17 to help you find out the current trends and prices in the market. “Phoenix Housing Market Explained III,” a third annual event, will feature an overview of the local housing market, including trends like employment and population growth.

December 16, 2014

After several years of wild roller-coaster activity, the Phoenix-area housing market is ready to end a relatively flat year. That’s according to the latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Here are the highlights of the new report on Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of October...

December 3, 2014

We can expect our economic recovery to take about another two years in Arizona. That’s what experts said today at the 51st annual Economic Forecast Luncheon co-sponsored by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business and JPMorgan Chase. About 750 people attended the event at the Phoenix Convention Center. Key experts delivered a comprehensive overview of what’s happening in the state and national economies, as well as the stock market and housing market.

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