Cornell Real Estate Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas R. Arnold, Deputy Global Head & Head of Americas-RE, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Every year New York City hosts the Cornell Real Estate Council’s annual conference, bringing together esteemed professionals to discuss some of the most important issues within our industry. This year is no different, where the topic will be Mega Trends. To discuss the topic of Mega Trends affecting real estate, the Cornell Real Estate Council… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas R. Arnold, Deputy Global Head & Head of Americas-RE, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Cornell Tech: Innovating by Example

On September 13th, 2017, Cornell University dedicated the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. The dedication celebrated the official opening of the campus, which will house 300 graduate students this year and will eventually scale to service over 2,000. The dedication was attended by academic, political and business leaders, including:… Continue Reading Cornell Tech: Innovating by Example

DSS Wrap Up: Meir Cohen of Cohen Equities

On Thursday, September 7th, the Baker Program in Real Estate was honored to welcome Meir Cohen, Founder and CEO of Cohen Equities, to the Distinguished Speaker Series. Mr. Cohen’s entrepreneurial background and inspirational story captivated a full audience of students throughout his presentation.  Mr. Cohen began his talk with a short video about how future… Continue Reading DSS Wrap Up: Meir Cohen of Cohen Equities

Jonathan F.P. Rose: Cornell’s 2017 Real Estate Industry Leader Award Recipient

As fall descends on Cornell’s campus, students in the Baker Program in Real Estate are preparing for the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference in New York City on October 13th, 2017.  This year’s conference theme is Real Estate Mega Trends, and we are honored to present the 2017 Real Estate Industry Leader Award to… Continue Reading Jonathan F.P. Rose: Cornell’s 2017 Real Estate Industry Leader Award Recipient

Register Now for the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

Register now for the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference on October 13th. The conference will be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City and is open to all members of the real estate community. The theme of the conference is Real Estate Mega Trends, and discussions will focus on changes in where… Continue Reading Register Now for the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

DSS Wrap-Up: Middle Market CRE Lending with Mark Fogel of ACRES Capital

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Mark Fogel of ACRES Capital to campus on August 31st for its first Distinguished Speaker Series event of the 2017-2018 academic year.  ACRES Capital has a unique business model that meets the needs of developers who are unable to secure debt from traditional sources, particularly for construction and… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Middle Market CRE Lending with Mark Fogel of ACRES Capital

2017 Summer Internships: Matthew Kenny, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

By Matthew Kenny Reflecting on my summer internship, I certainly realize how well the Baker Program in Real Estate prepared me beforehand. I interned with CBRE in their Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) division as an MBA Summer Associate. Clients outsource their corporate real estate needs through GWS and the growth potential for this type of… Continue Reading 2017 Summer Internships: Matthew Kenny, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

Distinguished Speaker Series: Meir Cohen, Cohen Equities

By Dustin Dunham Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is honored to welcome Meir Cohen, CEO of Cohen Equities, as the next featured guest in its Distinguished Speaker Series on September 7, 2017. Cohen Equities is an institutional quality real estate investment platform with an exceptional track record of opportunistic acquisitions. Under Mr. Cohen’s leadership,… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Meir Cohen, Cohen Equities

Distinguished Speaker Series: Mark Fogel, Founder – ACRES Capital

  The new semester begins with a bang! Our first speaker for the Distinguished Speaker Series is Mark Fogel, founder of ACRES Capital, a debt fund headquartered in Long Island. Since, I had the pleasure of working in acquisitions with Mark over winter break, I look forward to my classmates getting a glimpse of his… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Mark Fogel, Founder – ACRES Capital