PropTech 101: Intro to Disruption in Commercial Real Estate (4 mins)

The pace of innovation in real estate has continued to grow as industry actors, entrepreneurs, and VC funders search for the next true “disruptor.” In 2017, VC funding jumped 200% to $12.6bn, up from $4.2bn in 2016[i], a testament to the potential that the VC community sees in real estate. As tech innovation continues to… Continue Reading PropTech 101: Intro to Disruption in Commercial Real Estate (4 mins)

DSS Wrap Up: Don Reid, EVP of Strategy – Sustainable Living Solutions

On October 5, Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of hosting Don Reid, Executive Vice President of Strategy at Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI). Mr. Reid has an extensive history in finance with years of experience in energy and power (including renewables), infrastructure, and real estate. He was former co-head of Morgan Stanley’s… Continue Reading DSS Wrap Up: Don Reid, EVP of Strategy – Sustainable Living Solutions

One On One: WeWork

One on One with WeWork It is with great pleasure that the Baker Program in Real Estate and the Cornell Real Estate Council will host WeWork Vice Chairman, Michael Gross (SHA ’97) as the Morning Keynote Speaker at the 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference. To learn more about WeWork and the real estate industry,… Continue Reading One On One: WeWork

Is Digital the Next Vertical? Impact of Smart Cities on Real Estate

In the next decade, Smart Cities are likely to have a transformative impact on the way that we live, work, and play. With a projected cumulative global spend of $1.5 trillion on Smart City technologies by 2020 (Frost & Sullivan), implications will be felt across geographies and industries. Central to any city is its real… Continue Reading Is Digital the Next Vertical? Impact of Smart Cities on Real Estate