Baker Program students visited the office of Dacra, the developer behind the Miami Design District. Craig Robins, the founder and CEO of Dacra and the visionary behind the Miami Design District, led the discussion on his vision and motivation behind the development. Dacra was established in 1987 with a focus on the preservation of historical… Continue Reading Baker Program Miami Trek Visit: Dacra
On October 18, 2019, the Cornell Real Estate Council welcomed leading investors and operators in real estate technology — or “PropTech” — to the 37th annual Cornell Real Estate Conference. The esteemed panel provided valuable insights into the exciting world of PropTech and the changing real estate environment in light of the ever-growing pervasiveness of… Continue Reading 37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – PropTech: The New Buzzword
In this article, the second in a two-part series (Link to Part 1) on student housing in India, current challenges to the industry are examined. The scope is limited to legal and investment challenges that may be encountered by developers, operators, and investors of student housing in India. Since formal student housing is in its… Continue Reading Student Housing in India – Challenges and the Way Forward
India, a country with one of the largest steadily growing economies in the world, is home to the second-largest student population pursuing post-secondary education. The current gross enrollment ratio (GER) in post-secondary education is 26.3% (Ministry of Human Resource Development, 2019). In addition, the Indian government has set a target to enroll 30% of the… Continue Reading Student Housing in India – The Next Big Thing?
On Thursday, September 26, 2019, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate had the privilege of welcoming Cornell Alumnus Scott Walsh (AAP ’99) back to campus as a speaker in the third Distinguished Speaker Series event of the Fall 2019 semester. Mr. Walsh is the Vice President of Residential Development for global real estate firm… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Scott Walsh, VP Residential Development at Lendlease