The rise of Brooklyn as a hotbed for TAMI

For decades, Manhattan has monopolized the office market in New York City (‘NYC’). However, Brooklyn is gaining momentum as the 4th largest office submarket in NYC after Midtown, Midtown South and Downtown. Brooklyn stands out due to its lower rents, specifically to TAMI (technology, advertising, media and information) tenants that are inclined towards providing a… Continue Reading The rise of Brooklyn as a hotbed for TAMI

Cornell Tech: Innovating by Example

On September 13th, 2017, Cornell University dedicated the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. The dedication celebrated the official opening of the campus, which will house 300 graduate students this year and will eventually scale to service over 2,000. The dedication was attended by academic, political and business leaders, including:… Continue Reading Cornell Tech: Innovating by Example

Moving Towards a Healthier Office

The average office worker typically spends more than one third of his or her day indoors. The conditions that a worker is exposed to indoors may potentially have an effect on their overall health. In 2013 Delos Company founded The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) with the goal of improving individual health and wellbeing through… Continue Reading Moving Towards a Healthier Office

Summer 2017: Internships for Baker Program 2018 Candidates

With the Spring 2017 Semester coming to a close, the 2018 candidates for the Baker Program in Real Estate have begun to see the fruits of their efforts in securing highly touted summer internships. These internships will solidify,  and grow the knowledge base of the candidates gained during their first 2 semesters in Ithaca. Currently,… Continue Reading Summer 2017: Internships for Baker Program 2018 Candidates

Emerging Technology: A Conversation with Daniel Rosenzweig of KettleSpace and Scott Trench of BiggerPockets

As an industry that has historically thrived primarily on building personal relationships, real estate has been relatively slow to embrace the technological boom brought forth from the internet. While companies such as Zillow and CoStar have helped make data more accessible to the masses, there has been a noticeable lack of innovation and creativity in… Continue Reading Emerging Technology: A Conversation with Daniel Rosenzweig of KettleSpace and Scott Trench of BiggerPockets

Distinguished Speaker Series: Michael Gross, Vice Chairman of WeWork

The Cornell Baker Program is delighted to welcome Michael Gross, Vice Chairman of WeWork, back to Cornell to wrap up our Distinguished Speaker Series for the year. Founded in 2010, WeWork has quickly become a widely-recognized entity in the real estate industry and is on pace to become the fastest-growing lessee of new space in… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Michael Gross, Vice Chairman of WeWork

DSS Wrap Up: Andrew Benioff, Llenrock Group and Linden Lane Capital Partners

Andrew Benioff, MBA ’04 visited with the students of Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate for the program’s Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday, April 13th.  During his presentation, Andrew touched on a broad range of topics including his primary business lines as Founder and Managing Partner of Llenrock Group, LLC, a real estate investment… Continue Reading DSS Wrap Up: Andrew Benioff, Llenrock Group and Linden Lane Capital Partners

2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Steven Roth

Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance is pleased to welcome Steven Roth of Vornado Realty Trust as a panelist. Mr. Roth will join Sandeep Mathrani of General Growth Properties and David Simon of Simon Property Group. The moderator will be Richard Baker (SHA ’88) of Hudson’s Bay Company. The panelists will examine how the retail… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Steven Roth

2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Sandeep Mathrani

Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance is pleased to welcome Sandeep Mathrani of General Growth Properties as a panelist. Mr. Mathrani will join Steven Roth of Vornado Realty Trust  and David Simon of Simon Property Group. The moderator will be Richard Baker, SHA ’88 of Hudson’s Bay Company. The panelists will examine how the… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Sandeep Mathrani