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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Development

Developer John Novarr on Collegetown Terrace, DSS Speaker Series

Baker students had the pleasure of hearing from Ithaca-based developer John Novarr on Thursday, September 18th, and learned from his experiences in planning, assembling, and executing one of the largest student housing projects in the country in recent years: Collegetown Terrace, at the base of lower Collegetown in Ithaca,...
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