Baker Program Well-Represented at ULI Fall Meeting

Three students from the Baker Program in Real Estate and program director, Dustin Jones, attended the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA two weeks ago. Attending the meeting is part of Jones’s efforts to enhance the program’s visibility by linking it with ULI. As Jones succinctly put it, “We want to be wherever… Continue Reading Baker Program Well-Represented at ULI Fall Meeting

John Kinzelberg ’94 Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 22, 2015

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is proud to welcome 1994 Cornell Graduate John Kinzelberg ’94 to campus. With over two decades worth of experience within Real Estate and Private Equity, Kinzelberg will provide sharp advice on navigating the ever-changing spectrum of the industry. In 2012, Kinzelberg co-founded Highgate Capital Group in Chicago, Illinois where… Continue Reading John Kinzelberg ’94 Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 22, 2015

Who’s Buying Greece? Investors Flock to Luxury Real Estate Bargains

With Greece facing continued liquidity pressure, what happens to its famed islands and real estate? Since the credit crisis found its way to European shores, non-exporting nations participating in the Eurozone like Greece have had difficult times. Many chose austerity to bring their bottom line in phase with GDP growth and tax revenues. Greece’s current Prime… Continue Reading Who’s Buying Greece? Investors Flock to Luxury Real Estate Bargains

Konrad Wos ’76 Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 8, 2015

The Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Konrad Wos’76 to this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series. As Managing Partner of Wos & Wos Development Corporation, Wos will share with students the insights he has gained in his 30 years of experience in the real estate development industry, with an emphasis on how value… Continue Reading Konrad Wos ’76 Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 8, 2015

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