Promoting Affordability Through State Regulation of TODs (5 mins)

It’s no secret that major cities across the United States – particularly the coastal gateway markets – are facing significant housing shortages for middle- and low-income residents.  New York and California are facing the greatest challenges.  Of the top 10 least affordable housing markets in the country, three are located in New York (Manhattan, Brooklyn,… Continue Reading Promoting Affordability Through State Regulation of TODs (5 mins)

Is PUBLIC Hotel the Answer to Airbnb?

At a lodging conference in December 2016, Laura Paugh, Marriott International’s SVP of Investor Relations, remarked that Airbnb hasn’t “[made] headway in the corporate environment, which is really [Marriott’s] bread-and-butter business.”[i] This statement is reflective of the hospitality industry’s general stance on Airbnb: the platform hasn’t yet made a material impact because Airbnb does not… Continue Reading Is PUBLIC Hotel the Answer to Airbnb?

Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky: “The Ace Assembler”

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate had the pleasure of welcoming Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky Capital and RedSky Management, to campus as our first Distinguished Speaker of 2017. Ben graciously shared some of the lessons that he’s learned since launching RedSky with fellow Cornell alum Benjamin Stokes (CALS ’06) after graduating… Continue Reading Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky: “The Ace Assembler”

Distinguished Speaker Series: Benjamin Bernstein, Co-founder and Principal of RedSky Capital

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is delighted to welcome Ben Bernstein, Co-Founder and Principal of RedSky Capital and RedSky Management, back to campus as our first Distinguished Speaker of 2017. After graduating from Cornell’s College of Arts & Sciences with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Political Theory in 2006, Ben went… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Benjamin Bernstein, Co-founder and Principal of RedSky Capital

NYCers: Come Learn About Baker! Cornell Master’s Program in Real Estate

The Baker Program in Real Estate will be hosting an information session the morning of Friday, May 6th at Convene in Midtown.  Come for the 7:30am Information Session and stay for Networking and the speaker panel, free of charge!  Panel guests include William Mack, Harry Macklowe, and Larry Silverstein, with moderation by Richard Baker ’88: Friday,… Continue Reading NYCers: Come Learn About Baker! Cornell Master’s Program in Real Estate