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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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New Luxury Condos in a Historic Landmark: Converting the Waldorf Astoria

For nearly a century, the Waldorf-Astoria has been the definition of luxury hospitality in New York City. Its lavish suites and ornate Art Deco architecture have made the hotel a longtime favorite of celebrities and ...
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Brexit and Real Estate: Part 1 – Effects on UK-based Property Funds

Note: This is Part 1 of what will be a series of stories on the multitude of effects that the Brexit is having on global real estate markets now and in the future.  For ...
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Merger of Colony and NorthStar Creates 5th-Largest Real Estate Investment Firm

Colony Capital, NorthStar Asset Management, and NorthStar Realty Finance Combine to Form the 5th Largest Global Real Estate Investment Manager On June 3rd, three leading real estate firms announced that they would merge into ...
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The Fed and Real Estate – Beyond the June FOMC Meeting

Three years ago, former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman  Ben Bernanke opened the proverbial Pandora’s box by discussing the U.S. Federal Reserve’s intent to taper its purchases of long-term maturity bonds and mortgage-backed securities. At the time, the United ...
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Autonomous Vehicles and Commercial Real Estate

Jason Henderson, Jason Spencer Introduction Hardly a day goes by without the release of a handful of news stories about autonomous vehicles (or AVs for short).  The proverbial “tipping point” of awareness has been ...
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CBRE Americas Head of Research Spencer Levy Visits the Baker Program

For this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series, students of the Baker Program will have the pleasure of hosting Spencer Levy, Americas Head of Research for CBRE. In his role, Levy plays an integral part in ...
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