Dean Gatzlaff

Mark C. Bane Professor and Executive Director, FSU Real Estate Center
 Dean Gatzlaff
Faculty
Location
505 RBB
Phone
850-644-4401
Academic Specialty
Real Estate Investment
Education

Ph.D., University of Florida
MBA, University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse
Bachelors of Architecture, University of Minnesota
Bachelors of Environmental Design, University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise

Real Estate Investment
Housing and Real Estate Economics               

Gatzlaff's research focuses on real estate investment, housing, and real estate economics, and has been published in the leading academic journals in real estate, including Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Urban Economics, Land Economics and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. He has been cited by BusinessWeek, Marketplace Money, the Wall Street Journal, Florida Trend and by over 40 newspapers in Florida. Gatzlaff was awarded a post-doctoral honor from the Homer Hoyt Institute for Advanced Studies in Urban Land Economics. Gatzlaff teaches courses in real estate investment at both the graduate and undergraduate level. In 1994, 1996, and 1999 he was the recipient of university-wide teaching awards, and is a six-time nominee of the university’s distinguished teaching award.

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Selected Published Research

Gatzlaff, Dean, K. Ihlanfeldt, K. Pace, and G. Stacy Sirmans, forthcoming, 2019, "Introduction to Special Issue on the Spatial Issues Affecting Housing Markets," Journal of Housing Economics.

Gatzlaff, Dean, K. McCullough, L. Medders and C. Nyce, 2018, The Impact of Hurricane Mitigation and Inspection Information on House Prices, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 566-591.

Jones, T., D. Gatzlaff, and G.S. Sirmans, 2016. “Housing Market Dynamics: Disequilibrium, Mortgage Default, and Reverse Mortgages,” Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 53, Issue 3, pp. 269-281.

Gatzlaff, D. and P. Lui, 2014. “List Price Information in the Negotiation of Commercial Real Estate Transactions: Is Silence Golden?” Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 760-786.

Gatzlaff, Dean, and Cynthia Holmes, 2013. "Estimating Transaction-Based Price Indices of Local Commercial Real Estate Markets Using Public Assessment Data," Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 260-281.

Gatzlaff, Dean and G. Stacy Sirmans, 2012. "Introduction to Special Issue on the Economics of Information in Real Estate Markets," Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 44, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 1-6.

Price, S. McKay, Dean Gatzlaff and C.F. Sirmans, 2012. "Information Uncertainty and the Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift Anomaly: Insight from REITs," Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 44, Nos. 1& 2, pp. 250-274.

Sirmans, G. Stacy, Dean Gatzlaff and David Macpherson, 2008. "Property Tax Capitalization in Real Estate," Journal of Real Estate Literature. Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 327-343.

Sirmans, G. Stacy, Dean Gatzlaff and David Macpherson, 2008. "Horizontal and Vertical Inequity in Real Property Taxation," Journal of Real Estate Literature. Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 167-180.

Fisher, Jeffrey, Dean Gatzlaff, David Geltner and Donald Haurin.  2004. "An Analysis of the Determinants of Transaction Frequency of Institutional Commercial Real Estate Investment Property," Real Estate Economics.  Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 239-264.

Fisher, Jeffrey, Dean Gatzlaff, David Geltner, and Donald Haurin. 2003. "Controlling for the Impact of Variable Liquidity in Commercial Real Estate Price Indices," Real Estate Economics.  Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 269-303.

Honors and Awards
  • 2012 - American Real Estate Society’s CoStar Prize
  • 2009 - Visiting Professor, MIT Center for Real Estate
  • 1998 - Mark C. Bane Professorship
  • 1996 - Florida State University Teaching Award
Interesting Facts

Gatzlaff served as chairman of the Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law Department at Florida State University from 2001 to 2008. The Risk Management / Insurance and Real Estate programs experienced substantial growth during his tenure. Both programs are consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 programs at public institutions.