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Our Mission

The C. Larry Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance was established through a generous gift of the Hoag Family. The purpose of the Center is to provide academic and professional opportunities in real estate and finance to students of the Argyros School of Business and Economics. The mission of the Center is to:

  • Provide support to faculty in developing a real estate concentration at the graduate level and maintaining the quality and currency of the undergraduate emphasis in real estate.
  • Develop, promote, and provide administrative support for certificate and continuing education programs in real estate and finance.
  • Offer seminars, conferences and forums on important issues in real estate and finance.
  • Recruit speakers in the real estate field for courses offered in Argyros.
  • Provide students with access to real estate industry practitioners, mentors, internships, and industry data and information.
  • Support faculty research in real estate by providing grants and access to industry data.
  • Work with the Office of Career Planning and Placement in preparing students for careers in real estate and finance.
  • Coordinate with other Argyros Centers (Anderson, Leatherby, and Schmid) on cross-disciplinary matters including research, extra-curricular activities, and degree and non-degree offerings.

Janes Financial Center

Housed in the 2nd Floor of Beckman Hall in the Argyros School of Business and Economics, the Janes Financial Center provides students up to the minute financial data with several market data delivery systems.  The Janes Financial Center was established in 2012 with major funding from Mr. David A. Janes and earnings of the Chapman University Student Managed Investment Fund.

The Mission of the Janes Financial Center (JFC) is to extend the goals of the Argyros School of Business and Economics through innovative classroom technologies, advanced financial analysis technology, and real-world applications.

The Janes Financial Center is open from 7 am to 7 pm Monday - Friday to students, faculty, staff and alumni. No reservation is needed.

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Meet The Director

Mr. Lawandy has extensive experience in the financial industry with expertise in banking, credit management, commercial/residential real estate acquisition and financing, business lending, mergers and acquisitions, quantities and qualitative analysis and research, and portfolio management.

He retired as a Guided Portfolio Manager from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to join Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC as a Managing Director. He is the Co-Founder and President of Hunter Wise Capital Partners, LLC, a Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC company dedicated to the creation and management of opportunity funds. He is also an Assistant Professor of finance and real estate at Chapman University.

Fadel serves as the Vice President of CFA Society of Orange County Board Directors, and an active member of CFA Institute.

    Upcoming Events

    Home Builder Forum Series

    An interactive panel discussion will be led by experts from John Burns Real Estate Consulting, the UCI John S. & Marilyn Long US-China Institute for Business & Law, Ryland Homes, and the Private Banking sector regarding the influx of foreign buyers and their impact on the Orange County housing market.

    May 6th, 7:30am - 9:15 am
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    Bloomberg Terminal Training

    This one-off training is a concise introduction to using the Bloomberg Terminal.  For more information, please contact Kameron So at kso@chapman.edu.

    May 1st, 11 am - 12 pm
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