Development

Real Estate Opportunities in the Motor City?

Three weeks ago, the 1.4 million square foot former home of American Motors sold at auction for a mere $500. Although, the auction was ultimately cancelled due to a tax dispute with the previous owner, this auction highlights the challenges and possible opportunities real estate in Detroit represents. Once known...
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San Francisco’s Commercial Boom Boosting the Bay Area

Commercial real estate construction is booming throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. From the mid-Market area, south to the Peninsula (San Mateo, Redwood City, and Santa Clara), and east to Oakland; commercial developers are building to satisfy the insatiable need for commercial space. The amount of new commercial square...
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New York Church Buys Historic School to Make Room for Multifamily Development

As students across America shoulder their backpacks and say goodbye to summer vacations, a group of young men will be returning to their beloved school for what may be the last time. Collegiate School, founded in 1628, is the oldest school in America and has been operating out of...
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Developer Steve Bloomfield Shares Project Experience with Students

Steve Bloomfield, developer and co-founder at Bloomfield/Schon + Partners out of Cincinnati, Ohio will be addressing students in the Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series on March 12th to share his experience developing projects for over 25 years. Bloomfield is currently in the process of developing a...
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President of the Bozzuto Group to Speak at Final Spring Distinguished Speaker Series

Toby Bozzuto, President of the Bozzuto Group based out of Greenbelt, Maryland joins Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate for its final Distinguished Speaker Series of the Spring semester on April 30th. As President of The Bozzuto Group, Toby Bozzuto is responsible for the overall day-to-day direction of the...
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Residential Development Class Takes On Ithaca Development Sites

Students of the Baker Program in Real Estate have been challenged to come up with development plans for three separate sites in downtown Ithaca for this year’s Residential Development Class, part of the core curriculum for first-year students. The class was taught by Senior Lecturer Brad Olson in previous...
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Former Mayor of Ithaca, Alan Cohen to Address Baker Students

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome former Mayor Alan Cohen back to Ithaca, NY for the Distinguished Speaker Series on February 26th. Cohen’s vast experience in municipal public service and management consulting will provide unique perspectives on how city policies shape development. As Mayor, Cohen...
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NYC Real Estate Developer Harry Macklowe Visits Campus

“I started from nothing, my father was in the textile business, and I didn’t finish school.” Such were the opening words of Harry Macklowe of Macklowe Properties, in a conversation with students of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. Macklowe’s stunning 89-floor 432 Park Avenue tower topped out in early October this...
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