Mr. Harsh Rajendrabhai Patel is a graduate student at Columbia University pursuing a Masters degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Construction Engineering and Engineering Management. His undergraduate degree a B,achelors of Engineering in Civil Engineering, was conferred by Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad Gujarat (India). He has gained significant knowledge in the real estate development industry by closely working with hi family's real estate development firm in Surat, Gujurat. He has also gained experience as an intern site engineer at two different firms in India. Mr. Patel is oriented towards the development as well as finance side of the construction industry. At CBIPS, during the pandemic, his research focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on the real estate market of New York City, understanding the recovery curve of the market, as well as predicting the future trends. His research as a CBIPS 2021-2022 Fellow is focused on Real Estate. He is participating, as well, in the CBIPS/AECOM Practicum.