DSS Wrap-Up: Daniel Sax (BPRE ’12), Sensi Properties

Baker Program in Real Estate students were treated to an engaging and lively discussion led by Daniel Sax of Sensi Properties as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.  Based in Toronto, Mr. Sax’s real estate investment portfolio is dedicated solely to properties which operate in the medical and recreational marijuana space.  Between manufacturing, procurement, warehousing,… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-Up: Daniel Sax (BPRE ’12), Sensi Properties

How Can NAFTA Negotiations Impact Industrial Real Estate?

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed into place in 1993, with a goal to reduce trading costs, increase business investment and help North America be more competitive in the global marketplace. The agreement is between Canada, the United States and Mexico, and put into place policies to facilitate cross border activity of… Continue Reading How Can NAFTA Negotiations Impact Industrial Real Estate?

Rural River Ports Must Adapt To Stay Competitive

The second in a series of articles on how changes in port infrastructure and development can impact industrial real estate.  To read the previous article in this series, Government Officials’ Shortsighted Port Investment Hampers Industrial Market, please click here. In the age of globalization, the potential impact that rural river ports and intermodal connectivity have… Continue Reading Rural River Ports Must Adapt To Stay Competitive

Government Officials’ Shortsighted Port Investment Hampers Industrial Market

Industrial real estate in the U.S. is booming.  Fueled by e-commerce companies such as Amazon, the industrial real estate sector is experiencing one of the longest and strongest expansions on record.  According to a report by Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), the industrial sector just reached its 28th consecutive quarter of gain in net occupancy with… Continue Reading Government Officials’ Shortsighted Port Investment Hampers Industrial Market

DSS Wrap Up: George Conti, VP Global Real Estate – Iron Mountain

Thursday, September 28th, the Baker Program in Real Estate was honored to welcome back to campus, George Conti, as a part of the Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS). George is the Vice President of Global Real Estate at Iron Mountain, the world’s premier information storage firm. George is responsible for both the project management and transactions… Continue Reading DSS Wrap Up: George Conti, VP Global Real Estate – Iron Mountain

Dallas, Texas: Preview of Domestic Trek for 1st Year Baker Students

By Alejandro Garza, Baker ’18 Commencing Wednesday, January 18, 2017, First-Year Baker Program in Real Estate students will travel to Dallas for their annual domestic trek. The Baker Program identified Dallas as a dynamic, fast growing hub with many learning opportunities for students. According to Chris Hipps, managing director of CBRE Investor Services, Dallas ranked… Continue Reading Dallas, Texas: Preview of Domestic Trek for 1st Year Baker Students

Ben Butcher: Strategy Behind STAG and Industrial REITs

Ben Butcher, Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board of STAG Industrial, visited the Baker Program in Real Estate last week as the next key leader offering students and faculty insights by way of the Distinguished Speaker Series. During his time at STAG, Butcher has overseen the expansion of the company from its… Continue Reading Ben Butcher: Strategy Behind STAG and Industrial REITs

2016 Summer Internships: Scott Guo – Exeter Property Group

For my summer internship, I wanted to learn how real estate investment managers could create alpha, or put in another way, beat the market. At Exeter Property Group, a fund shop based out of suburban Philadelphia, I was able to learn how one elite organization creates alpha by keeping the freshest pulse on the market,… Continue Reading 2016 Summer Internships: Scott Guo – Exeter Property Group

2016 Summer Internships: Morgan Zollinger, USAA Real Estate

Beginning on Day One of the Baker Program orientation, we were frequently reminded of the importance of networking in order to meet, develop relationships with, and learn from experienced professionals. The first semester involved a pretty heavy course load, and it was a challenge to find time to reach out to Cornell alumni.  However, it… Continue Reading 2016 Summer Internships: Morgan Zollinger, USAA Real Estate