Development

What Lies Below: Understanding Unknown Subsurface Conditions

On the night of February 11, 2014, a 40 foot wide by 30 foot deep sink hole opened up below the floor of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky swallowing eight cars. While most soil problems are not this dramatic, unforeseen site conditions are a major cause...
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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

Mathew Jalazo Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on November 5th

The Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Mathew Jalazo to this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Jalazo joined Urgo Hotels (Urgo) in 2006 as a Project Manager and Analyst and currently serves as the company’s Director of Development. In this role, he is responsible for deal sourcing,...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Konrad Wos ’76 Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 8, 2015

The Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Konrad Wos’76 to this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series. As Managing Partner of Wos & Wos Development Corporation, Wos will share with students the insights he has gained in his 30 years of experience in the real estate development industry,...
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Development

New York Church Buys Historic School to Make Room for Multifamily Development

As students across America shoulder their backpacks and say goodbye to summer vacations, a group of young men will be returning to their beloved school for what may be the last time. Collegiate School, founded in 1628, is the oldest school in America and has been operating out of...
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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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Real Estate At Cornell

AREC Crew Visits Toronto for Property and Company Tours

A 9-person group from the Associate Real Estate Council (AREC) visited Toronto this past weekend to meet with several companies and take property tours of various projects. AREC, Cornell University’s graduate real estate club, visits major cities each semester to network with real estate industry professionals and learn about...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Darin Buchalter of Navigant Consulting Joins Students April 21st

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome Darin L. Buchalter, Managing Director and head of the Real Estate practice at Navigant Consulting for the Distinguished Speaker Series talk on April 21st. In his role as the Americas practice leader of the Global Construction practice, Buchalter provides...
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Development

Residential Development Class Takes On Ithaca Development Sites

Students of the Baker Program in Real Estate have been challenged to come up with development plans for three separate sites in downtown Ithaca for this year’s Residential Development Class, part of the core curriculum for first-year students. The class was taught by Senior Lecturer Brad Olson in previous...
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