Distinguished Speaker Series: Jeffrey D. Horowitz, Head of Global Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging for Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is eager to welcome Jeffrey D. Horowitz as the next featured guest in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Horowitz joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in April 2005 and has served as Global Head of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Investment Banking since 2011.  In this capacity, Mr.… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Jeffrey D. Horowitz, Head of Global Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging for Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Cornell’s Real Estate Conference Wrap up: Innovating in a Traditional Industry

This represents the fourth article in summary series of the 2016 Cornell NYC Real Estate Conference. The 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference provided insights on many different topics, highlighted by panelists with senior executive positions at large companies such as CBRE, Savills Studley, and Ivanhoé Cambridge. But there was one panel dedicated to individuals… Continue Reading Cornell’s Real Estate Conference Wrap up: Innovating in a Traditional Industry

Jim Tuman: Urban Retail Development

Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate was pleased to host Jim Tuman, Chief Development Officer of Grid Properties for its weekly Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday, October 27th. Grid Properties is a developer, owner, and operator of primarily urban infill retail assets with a long-term view and commitment to its projects.  Through this outlook,… Continue Reading Jim Tuman: Urban Retail Development

Distinguished Speaker Series: Cushman Wakefield Executive Managing Director Richard Latella

This week, Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Richard Latella as the next featured guest in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Latella is an Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield and the Global Leader of the company’s Retail Valuation Practice.  In this capacity, Mr. Latella leads approximately 120 senior-level… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Cushman Wakefield Executive Managing Director Richard Latella

Aref H. Lahham: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Design

On the evening of October 20th, 2016, the Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Aref H. Lahham of Orion Capital Managers for the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Aref was the first internationally based speaker to attend the event this semester. Headquartered in London, Orion Capital Partners has offices and develops in all major European markets.… Continue Reading Aref H. Lahham: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Design

Distinguished Speaker Series: Jim Tuman Chief Development Officer Grid Properties

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to spotlight Jim Tuman as the next featured guest in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series.  Jim is the Chief Development Officer for Grid Properties Inc., a developer, owner, and operator of retail and mixed-use properties located primarily in historically and culturally significant urban infill locations in the… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Jim Tuman Chief Development Officer Grid Properties

Distinguished Speaker Series: Aref H. Lahham, Managing Director Orion

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to announce Aref H. Lahham as the next guest of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series held weekly on campus. Aref serves as the Managing Director and Founding Partner of Orion Capital Managers, L.P. He directs the acquisition activities at the firm throughout Europe, and leads the asset… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Aref H. Lahham, Managing Director Orion

Conference Perspectives

Baker Program student Sameer Godiwala shares his thoughts on the day’s keynote speakers and panel discussions involving Disruption in the real estate industry.

Ben Rowe, Co-founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners: Developing at a Discount

On Thursday, October 6th, 2016, the Cornell Baker Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series stage was once again graced with a wealth of experience and lively discussion. Cornell alum Ben Rowe engaged the audience with his approach to value creation and property evaluation, as well as his take on disruption in hospitality. Ben Rowe is a Founder… Continue Reading Ben Rowe, Co-founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners: Developing at a Discount