Development

Dallas, Texas: Day Two, Afternoon

On the second day of First-Year Baker students’ 2017 trip to Dallas, students had the opportunity to meet with Trammell Crow Company, a subsidiary of CBRE. Headquartered on McKinney Avenue in Dallas, Trammell Crow Company is one of the nation’s oldest and most prolific developers of commercial real estate. Trammell...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Dallas, Texas: Preview of Domestic Trek for 1st Year Baker Students

By Alejandro Garza, Baker ’18 Commencing Wednesday, January 18, 2017, First-Year Baker Program in Real Estate students will travel to Dallas for their annual domestic trek. The Baker Program identified Dallas as a dynamic, fast growing hub with many learning opportunities for students. According to Chris Hipps, managing director...
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Development

3D-Printing and the Future of Real Estate

One of the most intriguing, and potentially disruptive, technologies currently emerging is 3D printing. While still expensive and relatively unpolished, this new method of manufacturing products – from medical devices to airplanes – could be on a path to revolutionize retail, shipping, and the general need for space. Currently, 3D...
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Finance & Investment

Trump: Winner of Presidency, Loser of Luxury Brand?

Donald Trump, the 45th President-Elect of the United States, is a controversial man and has been his entire life. From “The Apprentice” to “Miss Universe”, Trump has always found his way into mainstream media and has been known as one of the foremost developers in New York. During his presidential...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: Tom Murcott, VP & CMO of Gale International

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to announce that our next speaker for the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series will be Tom Murcott of Gale International. Mr. Murcott is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Gale International. He has worked at the firm for over 9...
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Finance & Investment

Why is Los Angeles so Pricey? Blame the Low Vacancy

For the better part of the last half century, Los Angeles has been known as a city plagued by urban sprawl. Los Angeles County spans over 500 square miles and houses nearly 3.9 million people, making it home to the second largest metropolitan area in the United States.  This sprawl...
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Finance & Investment

Cornell’s Real Estate Conference Wrap up: Innovating in a Traditional Industry

This represents the fourth article in summary series of the 2016 Cornell NYC Real Estate Conference. The 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference provided insights on many different topics, highlighted by panelists with senior executive positions at large companies such as CBRE, Savills Studley, and Ivanhoé Cambridge. But there...
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Development

Aref H. Lahham: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Design

On the evening of October 20th, 2016, the Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Aref H. Lahham of Orion Capital Managers for the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Aref was the first internationally based speaker to attend the event this semester. Headquartered in London, Orion Capital Partners has offices and...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: Aref H. Lahham, Managing Director Orion

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to announce Aref H. Lahham as the next guest of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series held weekly on campus. Aref serves as the Managing Director and Founding Partner of Orion Capital Managers, L.P. He directs the acquisition activities at the firm...
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