This week, the Baker program in Real Estate welcomed back an alumna, Julie Romey (Class of 1999), for its Distinguished Speaker Series. Julie is the Senior Principal at Keyser Marston Associates, Inc., and specializes in Affordable Housing Strategies, Programs, and Transactions. Over the last two decades, she has built an expertise in the New Market… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Julie Romey (Baker ’99), Senior Principal, Keyser Marston Associates, Inc.
It’s no secret that major cities across the United States – particularly the coastal gateway markets – are facing significant housing shortages for middle- and low-income residents. New York and California are facing the greatest challenges. Of the top 10 least affordable housing markets in the country, three are located in New York (Manhattan, Brooklyn,… Continue Reading Promoting Affordability Through State Regulation of TODs (5 mins)
For the better part of the last half century, Los Angeles has been known as a city plagued by urban sprawl. Los Angeles County spans over 500 square miles and houses nearly 3.9 million people, making it home to the second largest metropolitan area in the United States. This sprawl is due to a high level… Continue Reading Why is Los Angeles so Pricey? Blame the Low Vacancy
In late January, first-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate attended the first annual domestic real estate trek as part of the program’s newly revised curriculum. For this inaugural trip, students visited San Francisco and Silicon Valley, two of the nation’s most active real estate markets. This article is the third part in a three-part… Continue Reading Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part Three, Related Companies in California