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

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

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 Hosts Ken Himmel ‘70, President and CEO of Related Urban

On Friday, January 29, when Ken Himmel (‘70), President and CEO of Related Urban, had the opportunity to attend the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Hilton West Palm Beach – a project he had worked on for over 10 years – the CEO chose to speak at...
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Development

Chinese Ghost Cities: Planning Ahead for More Urbanization?

In the world of urban development, there is perhaps no more interesting case study than the recent building boom in the People’s Republic of China. Over the past decade, China has literally built hundreds of new cities, many of them springing up seemingly overnight. It has been a building...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Konrad Wos ’76 Uses History to Teach Baker Students about Creating Real Estate Value

In early October, students of the Baker Program in Real Estate had the privilege of welcoming Konrad Wos (B.Arch ’76), of Wos & Wos Development, to their weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. The insights and vision that Wos shared with students reflected the expertise he has garnered in over 30 years...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Baker Program Welcomes Distinguished Speaker Ben McGrath ’80, President and COO of Edward J. Minskoff Equities

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome Ben McGrath ’80 to campus for this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series lecture.  Ben McGrath is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Edward J. Minskoff Equities, Inc., which he joined in 2000 as Chief Financial Officer. Edward J. Minskoff...
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