Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

Jeremy Thomas to Discuss Cornell Real Estate at This Week’s Distinguished Speaker Series

As a land grant institution, the success of Cornell University has been intricately linked to real estate since the school’s very inception. With a central campus comprising 745 acres, and a total of 11,000 acres in Tompkins County alone, managing Cornell’s vast real estate portfolio is no small task....
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Real Estate At Cornell

Cornell Takes Second in UT-Austin National Real Estate Challenge

In late November, students from the top Real Estate and MBA programs in the country gathered at the University of Texas at Austin for the 13th Annual National Real Estate Challenge. Hosted by the McCombs School of Business, the competition puts teams head to head in a case-based real...
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Real Estate At Cornell

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)...
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