The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of welcoming Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky Capital and RedSky Management, to campus as our first Distinguished Speaker of 2017. Ben graciously shared some of the lessons that he’s learned since launching RedSky with fellow Cornell alum Benjamin Stokes (CALS ’06) after graduating… Continue Reading Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky: “The Ace Assembler”
Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series is pleased to feature Jeffrey DiModica as the next featured guest for the 2016-2017 series. DiModica has served as the President of Starwood Property Trust since 2014, and as a director of Starwood Property Trust since its inception in 2009. Prior to working at Starwood Property… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Starwood Property Trust President and Managing Director Jeffrey DiModica
With the death of Fidel Castro, Cuba has the opportunity for a fully invested relationship with the United States. Obviously, this projected relationship depends on the policies ushered forward jointly between Raul Castro and President Donald Trump, along with the current Republican dominated U.S. Congress. For fifty years, no United States President had formal interaction… Continue Reading Fidel has Passed on, Now What for Cuba and Hospitality? (Part One)
On December 19-22, 2016, Second-Year Baker students visited Seoul, South Korea to participate in the program’s inaugural intercontinental real estate trek. Having completed an exciting, revised curriculum that highlights the importance of the global economy in real estate, the trip enabled students’ knowledge to come full circle in their second year. This article highlights the… Continue Reading Songdo, Korea: Day 3
With an exciting revised curriculum which highlights the importance of global real estate, second year Baker students participated in the first intercontinental real estate trek from December 19- 22, 2016. For this inaugural intercontinental trip, students visited South Korea. This highlights the second day of the trip, and is the second part in a three… Continue Reading Seoul Korea: Day Two
On December 19-22, 2016, Second-Year Baker students visited Seoul, South Korea to participate in the program’s inaugural intercontinental real estate trek. Having completed an exciting, revised curriculum that highlights the importance of the global economy in real estate, the trip enabled student’s knowledge to come full circle. This article highlights the first official day of… Continue Reading Seoul, Korea: Day One
Since Program Director, Dustin C. Jones, has taken the reigns to the Baker Program in Real Estate, he has looked to fulfill a mission that exposes the Masters candidates to all things real estate. Whether the location be Vancouver, Dallas, Seoul, Manhattan, San Francisco, or the program’s home in Ithaca, NY, Dustin strives to deliver… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Spring Semester 2017
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
Donald Trump, the 45th President-Elect of the United States, is a controversial man and has been his entire life. From “The Apprentice” to “Miss Universe”, Trump has always found his way into mainstream media and has been known as one of the foremost developers in New York. During his presidential campaign, Trump worked hard to portray… Continue Reading Trump: Winner of Presidency, Loser of Luxury Brand?
Amazon is planning to open 2000 grocery stores across the United States, its largest push into the brick and mortar space yet. Internally named “Project Como,” Amazon plans to open 20 Amazon Fresh stores in several major metropolitan areas, including New York and Miami, over the next year. These stores will effectively act as the… Continue Reading Is Amazon Making the Wrong Move?