Historic New Home Offers Inspiration to Architecture, Art, and Planning Students

The award winning architect Norman Foster is credited with saying “As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.” Earlier this year, students of the Cornell Architecture, Art, and Planning program in New York City (AAP NYC) were given an incredible new facility… Continue Reading Historic New Home Offers Inspiration to Architecture, Art, and Planning Students

San Francisco’s Commercial Boom Boosting the Bay Area

Commercial real estate construction is booming throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. From the mid-Market area, south to the Peninsula (San Mateo, Redwood City, and Santa Clara), and east to Oakland; commercial developers are building to satisfy the insatiable need for commercial space. The amount of new commercial square footage being added to the market… Continue Reading San Francisco’s Commercial Boom Boosting the Bay Area

New York Church Buys Historic School to Make Room for Multifamily Development

As students across America shoulder their backpacks and say goodbye to summer vacations, a group of young men will be returning to their beloved school for what may be the last time. Collegiate School, founded in 1628, is the oldest school in America and has been operating out of the same facility on the Upper… Continue Reading New York Church Buys Historic School to Make Room for Multifamily Development

Agenda Released for the 33rd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

The 33rd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference kicks-off in New York City on October 15 with a Keynote Address by Robert Faith, the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Greystar.  See the full schedule below, and Register for the Conference here. Thursday, October 15th: 6:30 PM  –  8:00 PM Registration and Reception The Roosevelt Hotel 45… Continue Reading Agenda Released for the 33rd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

Baker Program Welcomes Distinguished Speaker Sean Worker, President and CEO of BridgeStreet Global Hospitality

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome this week’s distinguished speaker, Sean Worker. Worker is the President and CEO of BridgeStreet Global Hospitality, the leading international provider of full-service apartments. As one of the most influential leaders in the full service apartment space, Worker will give valuable insight to graduate students about full service… Continue Reading Baker Program Welcomes Distinguished Speaker Sean Worker, President and CEO of BridgeStreet Global Hospitality

Baker Class of 2017 – Preparing the Global Real Estate Leaders of Tomorrow

One of the goals of the Baker Program is to educate students who will become global leaders in the real estate industry. This global perspective has attracted the attention of real estate professionals from around the world. These men and women come to Cornell and contribute in a meaningful way to this dynamic and forward… Continue Reading Baker Class of 2017 – Preparing the Global Real Estate Leaders of Tomorrow

NAREIM President Gunnar Branson to Share Investment Management Insights with Students

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome NAREIM President and CEO Gunnar Branson to campus. NAREIM, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers provides a forum for US-based managers to discuss and refine their strategies and best practices through a comprehensive set of conferences, meetings, publications, and various events. Branson will… Continue Reading NAREIM President Gunnar Branson to Share Investment Management Insights with Students

Baker Program Welcomes Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles

The Cornell community and the Baker Program in Real Estate are pleased to welcome Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles this Fall semester. Charles and her family come from Boston, Massachusetts, where she was an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University and taught courses in housing design and real estate finance. She brings with her over twenty years of experience… Continue Reading Baker Program Welcomes Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles

Baker Program Welcomes Distinguished Speaker Ben McGrath ’80, President and COO of Edward J. Minskoff Equities

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome Ben McGrath ’80 to campus for this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series lecture.  Ben McGrath is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Edward J. Minskoff Equities, Inc., which he joined in 2000 as Chief Financial Officer. Edward J. Minskoff Equities, Inc. (EJME) was founded by… Continue Reading Baker Program Welcomes Distinguished Speaker Ben McGrath ’80, President and COO of Edward J. Minskoff Equities

AREC Crew Visits Toronto for Property and Company Tours

A 9-person group from the Associate Real Estate Council (AREC) visited Toronto this past weekend to meet with several companies and take property tours of various projects. AREC, Cornell University’s graduate real estate club, visits major cities each semester to network with real estate industry professionals and learn about new development projects. The Toronto Trip… Continue Reading AREC Crew Visits Toronto for Property and Company Tours