Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: Jermaine Gause ’12, Investments Manager at AvalonBay Communities

Jermaine Gause will participate in the Baker Program’s Annual Young Alumni Panel on Thursday, March 30 Jermaine Gause is currently an Investments Manager at AvalonBay Communities, an equity REIT with a long-term track record of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing distinctive multifamily properties in some of the best U.S....
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Finance & Investment

Richard Baker (SHA ’88) In Talks to Acquire Macy’s

Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co., of which Baker Program in Real Estate benefactor Richard Baker (SHA ’88) is Governor and Executive Chairman, is in preliminary discussions regarding a potential takeover of leading U.S. department store chain Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M), The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing “people familiar with...
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Development

Songdo, Korea: Day 3

On December 19-22, 2016, Second-Year Baker students visited Seoul, South Korea to participate in the program’s inaugural intercontinental real estate trek.  Having completed an exciting, revised curriculum that highlights the importance of the global economy in real estate, the trip enabled students’ knowledge to come full circle in their...
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Finance & Investment

Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap Up: Investment Trends Panel

This is the first article in a summary series of the 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference. The 2016 Hodes Weill (HW) Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor and its findings were presented and discussed at the Cornell Real Estate Conference on October 13-14 in New York City.  Baker Program in...
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Real Estate At Cornell

J. Allen Smith, Keynote Speaker at the 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

The annual Cornell Real Estate Conference has always featured a premier lineup of speakers, from the engaging Panel Discussions to the accomplished Keynote Speakers.  For the 2016 Conference, Cornell is proud to announce that J. Allen Smith (B.S.’80, M.P.S.’86), CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, will be featured...
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Finance & Investment

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference Panels: Analysis of Investment Trends

2016 Conference Panels: A Look Downstream: An Analysis of Investment Trends The 2016 Hodes Weill Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor and its findings will be discussed and summarized at the Cornell Real Estate Conference.  Immediately following the presentation by Dustin Jones and Douglas M. Weill (SHA ’88), a panel discussion...
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Finance & Investment

New York REIT and JBG Cos. – A Case Study of REIT Misalignment

One of the most followed real estate sagas of 2016 was the case of New York REIT (NYRT), in which shareholders actively and publicly faced off against NYRT management in their opposition to an agreed-upon merger with Washington, D.C.-based JBG Companies (JBG). The NYRT-JBG story highlights several modern day...
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Finance & Investment

The GICS Reclassification and its Implications For REITs

August 31, 2016.  This day has been highly anticipated by REIT professionals and investors alike since last year’s announcement that exchange-listed Equity REITs will be elevated into a separate headline sector in the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).  In the future, the REIT Industry may look back on 2016...
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