Real Estate At Cornell

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Doug Hocking Principal KPF

Douglas Hocking serves as Principal of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), a global architecture firm based in New York City. He joined KPF after graduating from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University in 1990. In his 26 years at KPF, Hocking has worked on some...
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2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Alison Novak Principal of The Hudson Companies

The 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference is pleased to feature Alison Novak as one of the panelist discussing The Intersection of Change and the Design/Built Environment. Ms. Novak, a Principal of The Hudson Companies Inc., joined Hudson in 2006, where she oversees mixed-income and market-rate developments as well as Hudson’s middle income...
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Alex Klatskin of Forsgate Industrial, The Importance of e-Commerce

The Distinguished Speaker Series of the Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of hosting Alex Klatskin, General Partner Forsgate Industrial Partners last Thursday, September 22. In his talk, Alex explained the industrial asset class’ significance driving value in the investment space. Raising funds for industrial projects was particularly...
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Class of 2016 Career Beginnings: Jason Spencer

The Baker Program in Real Estate is known for its ability to help students transition into a real estate career from all types of industries. Jason Spencer, a Baker alum, is a great example of a student transitioning from a technical field into a traditional development role. Jason came...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Disruption: Real Estate’s Hurdle

Disruption noun: 1. Forcible separation or division into parts; 2. A disrupted condition; 3. Business. A radical change in an industry, business strategy, etc., especially involving the introduction of a new product or service that creates a new market. The future of digital innovation exists right now....
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Tom Vecchione: Innovation and Technology Pressing Real Estate Design Forward

  On Thursday, September 1, 2016, Cornell alum Tom Vecchione took to the stage at the Cornell Baker Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series.  He did not disappoint as the semester’s inaugural guest. Throughout Tom’s lively discussion, he impressed on the students values within real estate development moving forward. As the...
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Distinguished Speaker Series: Forest City Ratner, Senior VP Kate Bicknell

Within the Cornell real estate community, few development projects have been as eagerly anticipated as Cornell’s new Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island. This campus promises to be a connective hub, where students and tech professionals come together to explore and refine new technologies and ideas. At the center of...
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Distinguished Speaker Series: Gensler Director of Design and Work Place Strategy Thomas Vecchione

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series will receive a jumpstart from Thomas Vecchione as its initial featured guest for the 2016-2017 school year. Known as a dynamic design professional and orator, Tom will bring his vast experience and perspective, enlightening the graduate students. With a progressive...
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