Industrial Real Estate Impacts from a Flourishing Cannabis Market

On November 6, 2012, Colorado Amendment 64 was passed by initiative, thereby legalizing the recreational use of cannabis. Once Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed the law into place, a brand-new industry was born: the cannabis industry. Since then, seven states and the District of Columbia have adopted expansive laws legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Naturally, industrial… Continue Reading Industrial Real Estate Impacts from a Flourishing Cannabis Market

DSS Wrap-Up: Middle Market CRE Lending with Mark Fogel of ACRES Capital

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Mark Fogel of ACRES Capital to campus on August 31st for its first Distinguished Speaker Series event of the 2017-2018 academic year.  ACRES Capital has a unique business model that meets the needs of developers who are unable to secure debt from traditional sources, particularly for construction and… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Middle Market CRE Lending with Mark Fogel of ACRES Capital

2017 Summer Internships: Matthew Kenny, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

By Matthew Kenny Reflecting on my summer internship, I certainly realize how well the Baker Program in Real Estate prepared me beforehand. I interned with CBRE in their Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) division as an MBA Summer Associate. Clients outsource their corporate real estate needs through GWS and the growth potential for this type of… Continue Reading 2017 Summer Internships: Matthew Kenny, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

Distinguished Speaker Series: Meir Cohen, Cohen Equities

By Dustin Dunham Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is honored to welcome Meir Cohen, CEO of Cohen Equities, as the next featured guest in its Distinguished Speaker Series on September 7, 2017. Cohen Equities is an institutional quality real estate investment platform with an exceptional track record of opportunistic acquisitions. Under Mr. Cohen’s leadership,… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Meir Cohen, Cohen Equities

Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

With the IOC recently coming to agreement with Paris and Los Angeles to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games respectively, the earnest work begins for each city to deliver on its promises. As both cities have the experience of hosting large sprawling city events almost annually – this will be each city’s third… Continue Reading Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

2017 Summer Internships: Peter Romano, Presidium Group

By Peter Romano, When most people hear the words, “summer internship,” their skin crawls. It is a requirement, a box that needs to be checked off for graduation, a brooding checkpoint that hovers over their head waiting to burst the pristine college-life-bubble. With this sentiment, I’m no different than the majority; I thought my background… Continue Reading 2017 Summer Internships: Peter Romano, Presidium Group

2017 Summer Internships: Rawinthira Narksusook, Real Estate Development in “The Land of Smiles”

By Rawinthira Narksusook Spending one full year in the United States gave me exposure to many aspects of life and introduced me to new highs of international real estate. This exposure reaffirmed to me that real estate professionals are expected to contribute more than a single-disciplinary proficiency. I knew that my expertise in architectural design… Continue Reading 2017 Summer Internships: Rawinthira Narksusook, Real Estate Development in “The Land of Smiles”

Baker Program among top 5 best real estate programs in the world

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as one of the top 5 best Real Estate Master’s programs in the world.  The French organization Eduniversal Group recently put out the ranking. Over 100 schools were considered worldwide, with the Baker Program being listed among the top 3… Continue Reading Baker Program among top 5 best real estate programs in the world