Erin Hopkins

Erin Hopkins

Erin Hopkins

Assistant Professor of Property Management Willis & Mary Blackwood, Jr. Fellow of Real Estate


113 Wallace Hall
295 West Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061




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  • Commercial and Residential Property Management
  • Real Estate Development
  • Budgeting
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Sustainable Building

Professional Activities

  • LEED Green Associate
  • Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS)
  • American Real Estate Society Member
  • Housing Education and Research Association Member
  • Urban Land Institute Member


  • Ph.D. Seton Hall University
  • M.R.E.D. University of Southern California
  • B.B.A. James Madison University

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Virginia Tech Teacher of the Week

    Virginia Tech New Faculty/Early Career Teaching Certificate

    Willis and Mary Blackwood Junior Faculty Fellowship

    Selected Publications


    Hopkins, E. A. (2018). The influence of public transportation on housing values. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 25(3), 206-215. 

    Hopkins, E.A., Read, D.C, & Goss, R.C. (2017). Promoting Sustainability in the United States Multifamily Property Management Industry. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 32(2), 361-376. 

    Hopkins, E.A. (2015). LEED certification of campus buildings: A cost-benefit analysis. Journal of Sustainable Real Estate7(1), 99-111.


    Sponsored Research

    Research grant awarded by Foundation for Community Association Research to examine the impact of community associations on residential property values.