Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: Clara Borrero, Project Manager at Tishman Construction

At this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series, Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate will host Clara Borrero, Project Manager at Tishman Construction. Ms. Borrero will participate in a Young Alumni Panel with three additional graduates of the program, hosted by Editors of the Real Estate Review, with Matthew Green (MBA/Baker’17)...
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Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap up: Think Big/Think Bold: Disruptive Design in the Innovation Economy

This represents the third article in summary series of the 2016 Cornell NYC Real Estate Conference. Cornell’s 34th Annual Real Estate Conference was headlined by the theme of disruption and innovation. Accordingly, much of the day’s content revolved around trends impacting the way real estate organizations and practitioners operate....
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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

Disruption: Real Estate’s Hurdle

Disruption noun: 1. Forcible separation or division into parts; 2. A disrupted condition; 3. Business. A radical change in an industry, business strategy, etc., especially involving the introduction of a new product or service that creates a new market. The future of digital innovation exists right now....
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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

Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part One, A Walk Down Mission Street

In late January, first-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate attended the first annual domestic real estate trek as part of the program’s newly revised curriculum. For this inaugural trip, students visited San Francisco and Silicon Valley, two of the nation’s most active real estate markets. This...
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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

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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Conference Recap: Reimagining Real Estate Panel

The Cornell Real Estate conference was held at Convene in New York City on Thursday and Friday October 9th and 10th. The conference was capped off on Friday afternoon with a unique question and answer panel session focused on emerging trends in real estate development. Robert Balder, Executive Director...
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