Dean Gatzlaff

Mark C. Bane Professor of Real Estate
 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               

Dr. Dean Gatzlaff is the Mark C. Bane Professor in the Department of Risk Management/ Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies at Florida State University’s College of Business. He also serves as the executive director of the college’s FSU Real Estate Center. Gatzlaff teaches courses in real estate investment at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. For his classroom instruction, he is a three-time recipient of university-wide teaching awards and a six-time nominee of the university’s distinguished teaching award.

His research focuses on real estate investment, housing and real estate economics, and he has been published in the leading academic real estate journals, including Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Urban Economics, Land Economics and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Gatzlaff has been cited by BusinessWeek, Marketplace Money, the Wall Street Journal, Florida Trend and more than 40 newspapers in Florida. Gatzlaff was awarded a post-doctoral honor from the Homer Hoyt Institute for Advanced Studies in Urban Land Economics.

Gatzlaff received a bachelor’s degree in environmental design and in architecture from the University of Minnesota and his MBA is from the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse. His Ph.D. in real estate and urban analysis is from the University of Florida.

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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