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

Distinguished Speaker Series: Forest City Ratner, Senior VP Kate Bicknell

Within the Cornell real estate community, few development projects have been as eagerly anticipated as Cornell’s new Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island. This campus promises to be a connective hub, where students and tech professionals come together to explore and refine new technologies and ideas. At the center of...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: Gensler Director of Design and Work Place Strategy Thomas Vecchione

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series will receive a jumpstart from Thomas Vecchione as its initial featured guest for the 2016-2017 school year. Known as a dynamic design professional and orator, Tom will bring his vast experience and perspective, enlightening the graduate students. With a progressive...
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Finance & Investment

Brexit and Real Estate: Part 2 – Effects on US Capital Flows

Note: This is Part 2 of a series of stories on the multitude of effects that the Brexit is having on global real estate markets now and in the future. As mentioned in Part 1, the British public’s decision to terminate the U.K.’s membership in the European Union (EU),...
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Development

New Luxury Condos in a Historic Landmark: Converting the Waldorf Astoria

For nearly a century, the Waldorf-Astoria has been the definition of luxury hospitality in New York City. Its lavish suites and ornate Art Deco architecture have made the hotel a longtime favorite of celebrities and U.S. Presidents. Very soon, this landmark building will begin a new chapter in its famed history,...
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Development

CREC Conference NYC Chapter: Looking Backward to Lead Forward – Caitlin Elliott

On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Cornell Real Estate Council (CREC), New York City Chapter congregated at the offices of First American Title for a panel discussion: Looking Backward to Lead Forward. Moderated by CREC-NYC Executive Board Member, Firas Turkmani (SHA ’14 and Associate at Ackman-Ziff), the Cornell community experienced a...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Gerald Guterman Visits Baker to Share Vast Development & Investment Experience

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate cordially welcomes Gerald Guterman, Senior Principal Partner and CEO of Guterman Partners, LLC to their weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. With a career in real estate beginning, as an 18 year-old night porter for Fred Trump, Mr. Guterman’s extensive perspective and understanding will...
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Real Estate At Cornell

First-year Baker Students Get Hands-on Development Experience in New York City

One of the principal missions of the Baker Program is to educate future leaders in the real estate industry. To this end, the Baker curriculum is likely the broadest and deepest of any graduate real estate program in the world. Additionally, adjustments made to the curriculum in 2015 are...
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