WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate: Tishman Speyer Project Executive Ana Bertuna by Kelsey Padgham

Kelsey Padgham: WX, in association with the Cornell Center for Real Estate and Finance, Cornell Real Estate Women, and Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate, presents WX: New York Women Executives in Real Estate Panel Discussion. WX is an invitation-only association of executive-level women actively engaged in the commercial real estate industry in New York. WX’s diverse membership… Continue Reading WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate: Tishman Speyer Project Executive Ana Bertuna by Kelsey Padgham

How will Trump’s Policies Affect Construction Labor?

With the inauguration of a new U.S. President, there is guaranteed to be some uncertainty about the future. Ironically, for a man who made his fortune as a real estate developer, Donald Trump’s presidency is creating considerable uncertainty within the construction industry. Image credit: Gerald Lau via Compfight Labor Shortage It should come as no… Continue Reading How will Trump’s Policies Affect Construction Labor?

Distinguished Speaker Series: Lou Marquet, Principal at Leyland Alliance

The Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Lou Marquet this Thursday evening to speak to students as a Distinguished Speaker. Mr. Marquet is a Principal at Leyland Alliance, heading its talented design and development team. He has been instrumental in setting new standards for construction innovation and environmental responsibility within the company.… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Lou Marquet, Principal at Leyland Alliance

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 Crow currently has offices in 16… Continue Reading Dallas, Texas: Day Two, Afternoon

Dallas, Texas: Day Two, Morning

From January 18-21, 2017, the Baker Program in Real Estate Class of 2018 visited Dallas, Texas to participate in their domestic inter-session trek. Their first full day in Dallas began with a brief morning walk through downtown towards Mercantile Place. On the way, the students passed the iconic Dallas eyeball; it would be interesting to… Continue Reading Dallas, Texas: Day Two, Morning

Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky: “The Ace Assembler”

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of welcoming Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky Capital and RedSky Management, to campus as our first Distinguished Speaker of 2017. Ben graciously shared some of the lessons that he’s learned since launching RedSky with fellow Cornell alum Benjamin Stokes (CALS ’06) after graduating… Continue Reading Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky: “The Ace Assembler”

Fidel has Passed on, Now What for Cuba and Hospitality? (Part One)

With the death of Fidel Castro, Cuba has the opportunity for a fully invested relationship with the United States. Obviously, this projected relationship depends on the policies ushered forward jointly between Raul Castro and President Donald Trump, along with the current Republican dominated U.S. Congress. For fifty years, no United States President had formal interaction… Continue Reading Fidel has Passed on, Now What for Cuba and Hospitality? (Part One)

Songdo, Korea: Day 3

On December 19-22, 2016, Second-Year Baker students visited Seoul, South Korea to participate in the program’s inaugural intercontinental real estate trek.  Having completed an exciting, revised curriculum that highlights the importance of the global economy in real estate, the trip enabled students’ knowledge to come full circle in their second year.  This article highlights the… Continue Reading Songdo, Korea: Day 3