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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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Conference Recap: Reimagining Real Estate Panel

The Cornell Real Estate conference was held at Convene in New York City on Thursday and Friday October 9th and 10th. The conference was capped off on Friday afternoon with a unique question and answer panel session focused on emerging trends in real estate development. Robert Balder, Executive Director...
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Real Estate Sector Poised for Continued Job Growth

The 32nd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference kicked-off with good news for Real Estate job seekers in a Job Barometer presentation led by David Funk, Director of the Baker Program in Real Estate. Overall hiring in the Real Estate sector has remained on a strong path of growth since...
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Developer John Novarr on Collegetown Terrace, DSS Speaker Series

Baker students had the pleasure of hearing from Ithaca-based developer John Novarr on Thursday, September 18th, and learned from his experiences in planning, assembling, and executing one of the largest student housing projects in the country in recent years: Collegetown Terrace, at the base of lower Collegetown in Ithaca,...
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Fall Course Spotlight- Commercial Development in Real Estate

Mastering the complexity of office and industrial development takes years of trial and error. The Baker Program in Real Estate provides students with a unique introduction to these complexities in the complimentary course Commercial Development in Real Estate. Dr. David Funk, Baker Program Director, leads this practitioner-as-lecturer course every...
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