Dharavi: When a Slum becomes a Goldmine (6 mins)

Mumbai is India’s financial and commercial capital, home to over 18.5 million people packed into just over 233 square miles (603 square kilometers).[1]  India has seen incredible growth in its GDP since the economic reforms of 1991, with economic growth often above 9% annually over the past 27 years.[2]  Because of this massive growth, Mumbai… Continue Reading Dharavi: When a Slum becomes a Goldmine (6 mins)

Shifting Fundamentals Shaping Senior Living

Senior living – including senior apartments, retirement homes, and nursing homes – has been a growing area of interest among real estate students here in the Baker Program. With an aging generation of baby boomers and a healthy investment environment for pension funds, broad population demographics in the US seem poised to support growth in… Continue Reading Shifting Fundamentals Shaping Senior Living

Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

With the IOC recently coming to agreement with Paris and Los Angeles to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games respectively, the earnest work begins for each city to deliver on its promises. As both cities have the experience of hosting large sprawling city events almost annually – this will be each city’s third… Continue Reading Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

2017 Summer Internships: Peter Romano, Presidium Group

By Peter Romano, When most people hear the words, “summer internship,” their skin crawls. It is a requirement, a box that needs to be checked off for graduation, a brooding checkpoint that hovers over their head waiting to burst the pristine college-life-bubble. With this sentiment, I’m no different than the majority; I thought my background… Continue Reading 2017 Summer Internships: Peter Romano, Presidium Group

Cornell Real Estate Review

Author: Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate (Downloadable PDF) The PDF which can be downloaded to read at your leisure represents the efforts and sacrifices of the entire Real Estate Review editorial staff. However, none of this could be accomplished without the guidance of Dr. Michael Tomlan, Baker Program Director, Dustin C. Jones Esq., and… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Review

Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

Author: Daniel Wright (Downloadable PDF) Real estate value reflects a factor of risk.  Community risk inherently is captured in real estate value and is a composition of such elements as employment, income, and population growth (Carr, et al., 2003).  These elements provide tenants to rent space and customers to buy products thereby increasing property value. … Continue Reading Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

Summer 2017: Internships for Baker Program 2018 Candidates

With the Spring 2017 Semester coming to a close, the 2018 candidates for the Baker Program in Real Estate have begun to see the fruits of their efforts in securing highly touted summer internships. These internships will solidify,  and grow the knowledge base of the candidates gained during their first 2 semesters in Ithaca. Currently,… Continue Reading Summer 2017: Internships for Baker Program 2018 Candidates

CREF’s Annual WX Panel Discussion Addresses Industry Trends, Advice for Future Female Leaders

By Kelsey Padgham The Cornell community warmly welcomed five accomplished female leaders in the real estate industry for the annual WX: New York Women Executives in Real Estate Panel Discussion on Thursday evening, hosted by the Center for Real Estate Finance. Members of Cornell Real Estate Women (CornellREW) assisted in hosting the panelists throughout the… Continue Reading CREF’s Annual WX Panel Discussion Addresses Industry Trends, Advice for Future Female Leaders

Lou Marquet: The Psychology Behind Development and New Urbanism

On Thursday, February 16th, the Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Lou Marquet, Principal at Leyland Alliance, during the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Lou has over forty years of real estate related experience, from his time in youth as a carpenter, to his present-day development of large scale, mixed-use projects. His presentation touched up on many… Continue Reading Lou Marquet: The Psychology Behind Development and New Urbanism