Development

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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Real Estate At Cornell

2014 Cornell Real Estate Conference Convenes October 9th & 10th

The 32nd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference kicks-off the morning of October 9th in the Convene space at 32 Old Slip along the South Street Seaport. The conference features thoughtful, forward-thinking and inspiring leaders in the real estate industry able to provide valuable insights about some of the most...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Forest City Ratner SVP to deliver Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture

The Barclays Center, the New York Times Building, Atlantic Yards; these are just a few of the large scale development projects that Forest City Ratner has undertaken in New York City. Forest City Ratner has developed hundreds of properties throughout the U.S focusing on retail, office and multifamily development,...
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Finance & Investment

Fall Course Spotlight: Economics and Financing of Neighborhood Preservation and Conservation

Economic, ecological and social responsibility are three fundamental aspects of sustainable development. Several Baker Program in Real Estate students are expanding their knowledge in these areas this semester in the elective course Economics and Financing of Neighborhood Preservation and Conservation. This course is led by Nathanial Guest (M.A. ’12)...
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Development

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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Real Estate At Cornell

Co-Captains Chosen for 2015 Cornell UT-Austin Case Team

Cornell’s UT-Austin National Real Estate Challenge Case Team has selected Annamaria Lookman (Baker ’16) and William Woodsworth (MBA ’16) to lead the team in 2015. Lookman and Woodsworth will join as understudies this year, participating in all team meetings, case practices, trainings, and will fly to Austin along with...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Zoning Attorney Appointed New Associate Director

“It was a complete frenzy,” recalls Dustin Jones. “Call after call… my phone would be ringing off the hook with developers and builders putting together plans for new communities- thousands of units, one right after the other.” Such were the circumstances in the suburbs and cities surrounding Phoenix, Arizona...
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Women in Real Estate Discussion Panel

  Our panel includes leaders in three distinguished leaders, with expertise in law, architecture, and construction: Meredith Kane, a partner in the law firm of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Jill Lerner (Arch ’75), a partner in Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, and Eileen Weingarten (Arch ’75), a Vice...
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Presentation from Nicolas Garnier of Swiss Development Group

The Baker Program in Real Estate welcomes Nicolas Garnier to its Distinguished Speakers Series on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Mr. Garnier is a member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Development Group (SDG) and was its CEO from 2008 until 2011. With more than 20 years of experience...
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