Professor Lends Expertise for Real Estate Book

Elaine Worzala, executive director of the Carter Real Estate Center and professor of real estate, is one of 28 industry experts published in the book, Real Estate Success: 12 Leadership Strategies to Make Money Regardless of the Global Economy.

Dr. Elaine Worzala, executive director, Carter Real Estate Center.

Dr. Elaine Worzala, executive director, Carter Real Estate Center.

The publication, written by Margot Weinstein, president and CEO of MW Leadership Consultants LLC and broker associate for Metropolitan Real Estate Group Inc., provides tips to help real estate brokers, agents, investors and educators excel. Worzala lends her expert advice about how to succeed in the real estate industry in her 5-page interview. Chapter 40 highlights her experiences in academics and real estate over the last three decades.

“Margot Weinstein has done a terrific job capturing the viewpoints, experiences and advice of some incredible icons in the real estate industry,” said Worzala. “I am honored to be in this book both as a professional and as a woman,” she added.

The book is a resource for students to help them understand real estate and forge their career paths. CEOs and top producers provide insight into topics including teamwork and collaboration, mentoring relationships, professionalism, and entrepreneurial skills.

“Real estate fuels a significant portion of the global economy, and we are proud to have a world-class researcher on the topic here,” said Alan T. Shao, dean of the School of Business. “Elaine’s dedicated leadership of the Carter Real Estate Center and her industry-leading insights earn deserved attention and help elevate our programs.”

The Carter Real Estate Center brings together students, alumni, faculty and industry leaders to network and develop further understanding of the industry. The Center connects students with business professionals for post-graduate job placements.

For more information about the Carter Real Estate Center or the real estate academic program, contact Elaine Worzala at or 843.953.8121.

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