2017 Journal

State Intervention to (Un)manage Growth

Author:  Laura Snider (Downloadable PDF) ABSTRACT The classic dream of moving to a spacious, single-family home in the suburbs has led urban sprawl to become the standard pattern of American growth.  Unfortunately, this type of growth—in the aggregate—has created a vast array of unintended consequences.  From increased commuting times...
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2017 Journal

Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

Author: Daniel Wright (Downloadable PDF) Real estate value reflects a factor of risk.  Community risk inherently is captured in real estate value and is a composition of such elements as employment, income, and population growth (Carr, et al., 2003).  These elements provide tenants to rent space and customers to...
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2017 Journal

Fifteen Years of Rebuilding the World Trade Center

Author: Matt Farrell (Downloadable PDF) September 11, 2001 stands in history as one of the most tragic days this country has ever known. And nowhere was that tragedy felt more keenly than in New York City, where a senseless act of terrorism claimed the lives of thousands of innocent...
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2017 Journal

The Impact of 3D Printing on Real Estate

Author: Sean Mashian (Downloadable PDF) One of the most intriguing, and possibly disruptive, technologies now emerging is 3D printing.  While still expensive and relatively unpolished, this new method of manufacturing products – from medical devices to airplanes – could be on a path to revolutionize retail, shipping, and the...
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Development

Is Digital the Next Vertical? Impact of Smart Cities on Real Estate

In the next decade, Smart Cities are likely to have a transformative impact on the way that we live, work, and play. With a projected cumulative global spend of $1.5 trillion on Smart City technologies by 2020 (Frost & Sullivan), implications will be felt across geographies and industries. Central...
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Development

CREF’s Annual WX Panel Discussion Addresses Industry Trends, Advice for Future Female Leaders

By Kelsey Padgham The Cornell community warmly welcomed five accomplished female leaders in the real estate industry for the annual WX: New York Women Executives in Real Estate Panel Discussion on Thursday evening, hosted by the Center for Real Estate Finance. Members of Cornell Real Estate Women (CREW) assisted...
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Development

Lou Marquet: The Psychology Behind Development and New Urbanism

On Thursday, February 16th, the Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Lou Marquet, Principal at Leyland Alliance, during the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Lou has over forty years of real estate related experience, from his time in youth as a carpenter, to his present-day development of large scale, mixed-use projects....
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Development

Distinguished Speaker Series: Lou Marquet, Principal at Leyland Alliance

The Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Lou Marquet this Thursday evening to speak to students as a Distinguished Speaker. Mr. Marquet is a Principal at Leyland Alliance, heading its talented design and development team. He has been instrumental in setting new standards for construction innovation...
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