Real Estate (Property Leasing, Acquisition, and Sale)

The Real Estate Management Department oversees all leases, easements and real estate transactions at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. By State law, most leases, and all real estate transactions (acquisitions, gifts, transfers and sales) must be approved by the Board of Regents.

If you are a University Department interested in leasing property off campus and you have a source of funds, you need to first obtain approval from your Vice Chancellor and/or Department Head/Dean. After which you need to contact the Real Estate Management Office to obtain information regarding the policy, procedure and time frame for identifying possible leased space. Requests for long term or temporary occupancy of on-campus building space should be directed to the Institutional Research and Planning Office, 402-472-2097.

If you own property that is adjacent to the campus boundaries and are interested in the selling your property, please contact the Real Estate Management Office to discuss the University's current real estate acquisition criteria.

If you have a question regarding a University-owned property please contact the Real Estate Management Office.

Real Estate Contact Name
John Jensen

Phone Number


Office Address
1901 "Y" Street Lincoln, NE 68588-0605