Richard Baker (SHA ’88) In Talks to Acquire Macy’s

Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co., of which Baker Program in Real Estate benefactor Richard Baker (SHA ’88) is Governor and Executive Chairman, is in preliminary discussions regarding a potential takeover of leading U.S. department store chain Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M), The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing “people familiar with the matter.” Many commentators and analysts… Continue Reading Richard Baker (SHA ’88) In Talks to Acquire Macy’s

Dallas, Texas: Preview of Domestic Trek for 1st Year Baker Students

By Alejandro Garza, Baker ’18 Commencing Wednesday, January 18, 2017, First-Year Baker Program in Real Estate students will travel to Dallas for their annual domestic trek. The Baker Program identified Dallas as a dynamic, fast growing hub with many learning opportunities for students. According to Chris Hipps, managing director of CBRE Investor Services, Dallas ranked… Continue Reading Dallas, Texas: Preview of Domestic Trek for 1st Year Baker Students

Preparing for The Carr

First Year Baker students gain the opportunity to use their knowledge within construction management to act as defendants and plaintiffs in live construction lawsuit scenarios in Professor Dr. Carr’s construction management class. Juan Brito and Peter Romano are getting themselves prepared for their upcoming brief.

Be a Dual Degree in Witchcraft & Wizardry

Not only can you receive a great education in real estate here, but the Ithaca Commons gets transformed sometimes into place of imagination and wonder. This weekend students of all ages were able to experience Harry Potter up close and personal.  Quidditch, Butterbeer and all!

ULI Fall Conference in Dallas with Baker Students & Alumni

Baker students Cailtin Elliott, Ana Kalugina, and Nick Morris relished in their ULI experience in Dallas. Over the time away from Ithaca, they were not only able to network with industry professionals, but also congregate with recent graduate Jason Abel & Jason Spencer.

Hunting for the Right Costume

Laura Curi, Baker 2018, is on the prowl for the perfect Halloween costume! The Baker Program has a huge Halloween party to attend Friday night, and she wants to stand out!

Gimme Coffee

Autumn season Ithaca means a little rain, umbrellas, sweaters, and some GIMME coffee to warm and brighten up the day!

Baker Students Take NYC: Washington Square

After the 34th Annual NYC Cornell Real Estate Conference, Baker Program students extended their stay in Manhattan to enjoy the great fall weather. Here they are enjoying the entertainment in Washington Square!