Real Estate At Cornell

Research Fueling the Future of Real Estate

“Research is the future of any industry” – Professor Michael A. Tomlan Over the past few years, the Baker Program in Real Estate has undergone many changes. The biggest has been the addition of essential faculty members. Beginning with the announcement of Dustin C. Jones, Esq. as the Program’s...
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Real Estate At Cornell

2016 Real Estate Conference: Peter Cavanaugh Ecosystem Transformation Leader at GE

Cornell’s 34th Annual Real Estate Conference is excited to welcome Peter Cavanaugh, Ecosystem Transformation Leader at GE. Mr. Cavanaugh will be a panelist on the “Think Big/Think Bold: Disruptive Design in the Innovation Economy” panel at the conference. Mr. Cavanaugh is an ideal candidate to discuss this topic, as...
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2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Bruce Batkin CEO Terra Capital

Cornell’s 34th Annual Real Estate Conference is excited to welcome Bruce Batkin, Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners, as moderator for the topic of “The Intersection of Change and the Design/Built Environment”. Mr. Batkin has over 35 years of experience in real estate acquisitions, finance, development, management and...
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2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Doug Hocking Principal KPF

Douglas Hocking serves as Principal of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), a global architecture firm based in New York City. He joined KPF after graduating from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University in 1990. In his 26 years at KPF, Hocking has worked on some...
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John Livingston, Co-Founder and CEO of AECOM Capital: A Developers Mindset

Last week at the Distinguished Speaker Series, the Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of hosting John Livingston, the Co-founder and Chief Executive for AECOM Capital. As shared by Mark Hughes, 2018 Baker Program student who had lunch with the speaker, “Mr. Livingston reminiscenced his experience of partaking...
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Alex Klatskin of Forsgate Industrial, The Importance of e-Commerce

The Distinguished Speaker Series of the Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of hosting Alex Klatskin, General Partner Forsgate Industrial Partners last Thursday, September 22. In his talk, Alex explained the industrial asset class’ significance driving value in the investment space. Raising funds for industrial projects was particularly...
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Distinguished Speaker Series: John T. Livingston, Chief Executive and co-founder of AECOM Capital

The Baker Program in Real Estate welcomes Mr. John T. Livingston, CEO of AECOM Capital, to this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Since its formation in 2013, AECOM Capital has invested in 14 projects with a total development value of 3.5 billion dollars. AECOM Capital is a subsidiary of AECOM...
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The Intersection of Change and the Design/Built Environment & Think Big/Think Bold: Disruptive Design in the Innovation Economy

It is difficult to deny that in the past decade, changes in technology have drastically altered the way we live, work, and play. We sometimes fail to remember, however, that real estate has been shaping our lives just as dramatically for thousands of years. It is fascinating, therefore, to...
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Class of 2016 Career Beginnings: Jason Spencer

The Baker Program in Real Estate is known for its ability to help students transition into a real estate career from all types of industries. Jason Spencer, a Baker alum, is a great example of a student transitioning from a technical field into a traditional development role. Jason came...
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Kate Bicknell: Cornell Tech and Careers in Real Estate

Kate Bicknell (99’), Senior Vice President of Forest City Ratner, visited the Baker Program in Real Estate last Thursday in a highly anticipated speaker series. During her time at Forest City Ratner, one of the nation’s leading mixed use development firms, Bicknell has played an integral role in the development...
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