36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Panel Wrap-up – Design, more important than ever

The 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference, held in New York City on October 19th, 2018, had a strong focus on the future. Part of this future vision requires bringing design – the most quintessential undertaking of real estate, forward towards the mid-21st century. With advances in technology disrupting every sector, intelligent design is a… Continue Reading 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Panel Wrap-up – Design, more important than ever

Re-shaping the Built Environment for the Changing Landscapes of Shared Mobility

Among the many aspects of the sharing economy, perhaps none have the ability to influence the built environment as much as shared space and shared mobility. While shared accommodation and work spaces have allowed for an evolution of typologies that embrace large collaborative areas with smaller shared private areas, we have yet to see the… Continue Reading Re-shaping the Built Environment for the Changing Landscapes of Shared Mobility

Atlantis

by Vishal Mehan Atlantis, the mythical island that sank mysteriously around 8400 BC has always been a popular topic amongst both meteorologists and mythologists. But the ancient ballad may very well be a 21st century phenomenon, with scientists predicting sea levels to rise by a minimum of 7.5 feet by 2100, and that estimate is… Continue Reading Atlantis

Creative Reuse: How Developers Can Take Advantage of Excess Retail Parking Space

As driverless cars begin to hit the market and ride share services such as Uber and Lyft continue to thrive in the majority of US cities, developers are beginning to reconsider the parking lot landscape in the multifamily, office, and retail arenas. This shift can be seen even more in retail, however, due to its… Continue Reading Creative Reuse: How Developers Can Take Advantage of Excess Retail Parking Space

Baker Program Recognizes Staff Graduate Matthew Kozlowski

Every year, another group of incredible students graduates from the Baker Program and takes what they’ve learned out into the world. The class of 2017 was no different, and recent graduates have already begun to spread out around the globe and pursue their dreams. One of these graduates took a rather unconventional road towards receiving… Continue Reading Baker Program Recognizes Staff Graduate Matthew Kozlowski

Cornell Real Estate Review

Author: Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate (Downloadable PDF) The PDF which can be downloaded to read at your leisure represents the efforts and sacrifices of the entire Real Estate Review editorial staff. However, none of this could be accomplished without the guidance of Dr. Michael Tomlan, Baker Program Director, Dustin C. Jones Esq., and… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Review

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 and traffic congestion to the degradation… Continue Reading State Intervention to (Un)manage Growth

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 buy products thereby increasing property value. … Continue Reading Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

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 general need for space.  Currently, 3D… Continue Reading The Impact of 3D Printing on Real Estate