Finance & Investment

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...
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A peek into the world of luxury hospitality with J Allen Smith

It was a pleasure hearing one of our speakers Mr. J. Allen Smith at the Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference in New York City on the 14th of October. Mr. Smith is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Hotels Ltd. He oversees the company’s global portfolio...
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Real Estate At Cornell

John Livingston, Co-Founder and CEO of AECOM Capital: A Developers Mindset

Last week at the Distinguished Speaker Series, the Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of hosting John Livingston, the Co-founder and Chief Executive for AECOM Capital. As shared by Mark Hughes, 2018 Baker Program student who had lunch with the speaker, “Mr. Livingston reminiscenced his experience of partaking...
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2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference Speaker: Adam Metz, Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate at The Carlyle Group

Adam Metz, a veteran of real estate investing, is a co-chair for the 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference. Mr. Metz is the Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate at The Carlyle Group. At Carlyle, he overlooks investments assets ranging across Asia, Europe and US, for its...
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Finance & Investment

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 suburban Philadelphia, I was able to learn how one elite organization creates alpha by keeping...
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Real Estate At Cornell

2016 Summer Internships: Ana Kalugina – Hodes Weill

When I made the decision to pursue a Masters degree, the real estate industry was my primary focus. While going through the process, my greatest trepidation stemmed from my lack of experience in the industry. However, I know now that pursuing the Baker Program fit my purpose the best. Not only have...
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