NAIOP Southern Nevada Spotlights Distinguished Fellow


Vivek Sah, Ph.D., has been appointed as a 2018 NAIOP Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow.

As a fellow, Dr. Sah will actively contribute and participate nationally in NAIOP events, programs and educational activities. He will also provide presentations of current research to the NAIOP corporate board of directors, participate on corporate committees and offer advice, feedback and information to NAIOP regarding research being conducted in commercial real estate.

The NAIOP Distinguished Fellows Program was established to serve as a bridge between commercial real estate professionals and the academic community, engaging the nation’s foremost commercial real estate, economic and public policy experts.

Dr. Sah is the director of the LIED Institute for Real Estate Studies, a center for excellence in the Lee Business School at UNLV. He is an active member of NAIOP, was the 2006 NAIOP University Case Challenge Winner for the Atlanta chapter, and supported the international university case competition for NAIOP San Diego.

Dr. Sah earned his doctorate in real estate from Georgia State University in Atlanta. He has also won several accolades, including the 2014 Academy of Economics and Finance Best Paper in Economics award, and the 2014 Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management Best Paper award.

About NAIOP Southern Nevada
NAIOP Southern Nevada is a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and it comprises nearly 500 members serving the Southern Nevada market. NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, with 19,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit For more information on NAIOP corporate, visit


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