ALaa Raafat

Master of Design Studies
Real Estate and the Built Environment ‘18

Field Director, Real Estate Development Club

Prior to joining the Real Estate program, Alaa was a senior associate and project manager with domestic and international experience in Cambridge- and Boston-based architectural firms. Over his 10 years’ experience, he has contributed to the design and management of a wide spectrum of projects of varying scales, including educational, offices, mixed-use and public aquariums, with a focus on sustainable and innovative solutions. Alaa wishes to further enhance his knowledge of real estate finance and analysis with a focus on development and investment. Alaa is a licensed architect in Massachusetts and Egypt and holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in architecture.