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The GICS Reclassification and its Implications For REITs

August 31, 2016.  This day has been highly anticipated by REIT professionals and investors alike since last year’s announcement that exchange-listed Equity REITs will be elevated into a separate headline sector in the Global ...
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2016 Summer Internships: Scott Guo – Exeter Property Group

For my summer internship, I wanted to learn how real estate investment managers could create alpha, or put in another way, beat the market. At Exeter Property Group, a fund shop based out of ...
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2016 Summer Internships: Adrian Martinez

As soon as I arrived in Ithaca to start my masters in Real Estate at the Baker Program at Cornell University in August 2015, I sat down for lunch with my second-year mentor, Julio Duran.  He ...
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Brexit and Real Estate: Part 1 – Effects on UK-based Property Funds

Note: This is Part 1 of what will be a series of stories on the multitude of effects that the Brexit is having on global real estate markets now and in the future.  For ...
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CREC Conference NYC Chapter: Looking Backward to Lead Forward – Caitlin Elliott

On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Cornell Real Estate Council (CREC), New York City Chapter congregated at the offices of First American Title for a panel discussion: Looking Backward to Lead Forward. Moderated by CREC-NYC Executive ...
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Merger of Colony and NorthStar Creates 5th-Largest Real Estate Investment Firm

Colony Capital, NorthStar Asset Management, and NorthStar Realty Finance Combine to Form the 5th Largest Global Real Estate Investment Manager On June 3rd, three leading real estate firms announced that they would merge into ...
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The Fed and Real Estate – Beyond the June FOMC Meeting

Three years ago, former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman  Ben Bernanke opened the proverbial Pandora’s box by discussing the U.S. Federal Reserve’s intent to taper its purchases of long-term maturity bonds and mortgage-backed securities. At the time, the United ...
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