DSS Wrap-up: David Philp (Cornell ’84) – Executive Vice President, Canyon Group

This week, the Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed another Cornellian and stalwart of the hospitality industry, David Philp.  Today, after a long and industrious career in luxury development, Mr. Philp serves as the Executive Vice President of the Canyon Group.  The Canyon Group services the ultra-luxury boutique hospitality development market and is focused on… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: David Philp (Cornell ’84) – Executive Vice President, Canyon Group

DSS Wrap-up: Richard Latella, Executive Managing Director (Cushman & Wakefield)

This week, the Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Richard Latella for his second time at the Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Latella has had a long and industrious career at Cushman & Wakefield, which he joined in 1983 as a Senior Appraiser.  Today, he serves as an Executive Managing Director and leads the retail valuation… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Richard Latella, Executive Managing Director (Cushman & Wakefield)

The Rise of an Urban-Suburban

Come 2019, millennials are projected to overtake baby boomers as the nation’s largest generation (Fry, 2018).  It is imperative to understand how this shift will drive transformation of the built environment in the near future.  Key among millennials preferences, is that of a live-work-play triad characterized as a flexible lifestyle that is experiential in nature… Continue Reading The Rise of an Urban-Suburban

DSS Wrap-up: Julie Romey (Baker ’99), Senior Principal, Keyser Marston Associates, Inc.

This week, the Baker program in Real Estate welcomed back an alumna, Julie Romey (Class of 1999), for its Distinguished Speaker Series.  Julie is the Senior Principal at Keyser Marston Associates, Inc., and specializes in Affordable Housing Strategies, Programs, and Transactions.  Over the last two decades, she has built an expertise in the New Market… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Julie Romey (Baker ’99), Senior Principal, Keyser Marston Associates, Inc.

36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Panel Wrap-up – Design, more important than ever

The 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference, held in New York City on October 19th, 2018, had a strong focus on the future. Part of this future vision requires bringing design – the most quintessential undertaking of real estate, forward towards the mid-21st century. With advances in technology disrupting every sector, intelligent design is a… Continue Reading 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Panel Wrap-up – Design, more important than ever

Re-shaping the Built Environment for the Changing Landscapes of Shared Mobility

Among the many aspects of the sharing economy, perhaps none have the ability to influence the built environment as much as shared space and shared mobility. While shared accommodation and work spaces have allowed for an evolution of typologies that embrace large collaborative areas with smaller shared private areas, we have yet to see the… Continue Reading Re-shaping the Built Environment for the Changing Landscapes of Shared Mobility

DSS Wrap-up: Matthew D. Shore (’00), Chief Investment Officer – DRA Advisors

This week, the Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed back another alumnus of Cornell, Matthew Shore (Cornell ‘00), for its Distinguished Speaker Series. Matthew is the Chief Investment Officer at DRA Advisors, an investment advisory firm specializing in real estate investment and management services for institutional and private investors with over $11 billion in assets… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Matthew D. Shore (’00), Chief Investment Officer – DRA Advisors

“Wicked” Problems and Real Estate Development

Real estate development occurring in the public domain often must grapple with the complicated perspectives of a variety of stakeholders. Practitioners must therefore be adept at addressing divergent values and priorities prudently and delivering results while simultaneously managing expectations. This article will examine one such recent scenario in the capital city of India. Indeed, over… Continue Reading “Wicked” Problems and Real Estate Development