WASHINGTON — A Georgetown University alumnus is donating $10 million to the school to launch a new center focused on global real estate.

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is announcing the gift Thursday from Robert Steers, CEO of the global investment manager Cohen and Steers in New York City, and his wife Lauren Steers.

The gift will create the Steers Center for Global Real Estate to provide practical experience and an increasingly global focus. The center will offer career planning for students, hands-on learning through a real estate clinic and opportunities for consulting projects.

The business school says it has developed a real estate curriculum that allows MBA students and undergraduates to work on real estate projects and to underwrite live real estate transactions.

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