2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Richard Baker (SHA ’88)

Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance is pleased to feature Richard Baker (SHA ’88) as this year’s moderator for the 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate conference. Mr. Baker has served as Hudson’s Bay Company’s Governor since 2008, and also currently serves as the Executive Chairman of the Company. Prior to his current role, Mr. Baker… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Richard Baker (SHA ’88)

Distinguished Speaker Series: Steve Benjamin, Managing Partner of Stromiga Real Estate Development

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is honored to showcase Steve Benjamin of Stromiga Real Estate Development as the next featured guest in its Distinguished Speaker Series on April 27, 2017.  Now in its second generation of family leadership, Stromiga Inc. develops and manages a portfolio of properties in Western Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan), California, and Arizona. Stromiga’s portfolio… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Steve Benjamin, Managing Partner of Stromiga Real Estate Development

Cornell Team Places 2nd in 2017 ARGUS University Challenge

The Baker Program in Real Estate continued its success in national real estate case competitions over the past year with a second place finish in the 2017 ARGUS University Challenge.  This was Cornell’s first time placing in the ARGUS competition in its six years of existence.  Cornell’s team included two second-year students Yang Yang and… Continue Reading Cornell Team Places 2nd in 2017 ARGUS University Challenge

Distinguished Speaker Series: Richard A. Weidel III, Executive Vice President Weidel Real Estate

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate has the honor of hosting Richard A. Weidel III for this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series. In what hopes to be an annual event, Richard will participate in a Young Alumnus Panel facilitated by the Real Estate Review. Richard has the responsibility of Executive Vice President for Princeton Mortgage, Princeton… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Richard A. Weidel III, Executive Vice President Weidel Real Estate

Announcement of Baker Inter-Session Trips: Dubai & Seattle

As it has been discussed and proven, real estate continues to be more than just numbers and financial statements. It involves people, places, and relationships. With that continued understanding, the Baker Program In Real Estate which functions jointly between Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and Art, Architecture, and Planning (AAP),  will further its mission to provide graduate… Continue Reading Announcement of Baker Inter-Session Trips: Dubai & Seattle

Is Digital the Next Vertical? Impact of Smart Cities on Real Estate

In the next decade, Smart Cities are likely to have a transformative impact on the way that we live, work, and play. With a projected cumulative global spend of $1.5 trillion on Smart City technologies by 2020 (Frost & Sullivan), implications will be felt across geographies and industries. Central to any city is its real… Continue Reading Is Digital the Next Vertical? Impact of Smart Cities on Real Estate

CREF’s Annual WX Panel Discussion Addresses Industry Trends, Advice for Future Female Leaders

By Kelsey Padgham The Cornell community warmly welcomed five accomplished female leaders in the real estate industry for the annual WX: New York Women Executives in Real Estate Panel Discussion on Thursday evening, hosted by the Center for Real Estate Finance. Members of Cornell Real Estate Women (CornellREW) assisted in hosting the panelists throughout the… Continue Reading CREF’s Annual WX Panel Discussion Addresses Industry Trends, Advice for Future Female Leaders

Lou Marquet: The Psychology Behind Development and New Urbanism

On Thursday, February 16th, the Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Lou Marquet, Principal at Leyland Alliance, during the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Lou has over forty years of real estate related experience, from his time in youth as a carpenter, to his present-day development of large scale, mixed-use projects. His presentation touched up on many… Continue Reading Lou Marquet: The Psychology Behind Development and New Urbanism

WX Panel Discussion and Distinguished Speaker Series: Ellen Brown – EVP of Acquisitions and Development, Denihan Hospitality

We would like to introduce another prolific panelist for the WX: New York Women in Real Estate Panel discussion, Ellen Brown. Ellen is the Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development for Denihan Hospitality and has been with the organization for over 19 years. Denihan Hospitality has been in the business for more than 50… Continue Reading WX Panel Discussion and Distinguished Speaker Series: Ellen Brown – EVP of Acquisitions and Development, Denihan Hospitality