Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

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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Real Estate At Cornell

Tom Vecchione: Innovation and Technology Pressing Real Estate Design Forward

  On Thursday, September 1, 2016, Cornell alum Tom Vecchione took to the stage at the Cornell Baker Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series.  He did not disappoint as the semester’s inaugural guest. Throughout Tom’s lively discussion, he impressed on the students values within real estate development moving forward. As the...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Historic New Home Offers Inspiration to Architecture, Art, and Planning Students

The award winning architect Norman Foster is credited with saying “As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.” Earlier this year, students of the Cornell Architecture, Art, and Planning program in New York City (AAP NYC)...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Baker Program Welcomes Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles

The Cornell community and the Baker Program in Real Estate are pleased to welcome Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles this Fall semester. Charles and her family come from Boston, Massachusetts, where she was an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University and taught courses in housing design and real estate finance. She brings with...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Brands, Customers, Community, Vision: The Gensler Approach

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome Thomas Vecchione to campus for the Distinguished Speaker Series on November 6th at 4:30pm. Vecchione is Principal and Director of Real Estate Strategy at Gensler, and is currently serving as a member of Gensler’s firmwide Management Committee. His background...
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