Development

Developer Plans Brooklyn’s First Supertall Skyscraper

As a borough, Brooklyn has long been staunchly proud of its uniqueness within the metropolis of New York City.  Being a borough where individuals have historically lived rather than worked, tall buildings (200+ feet), while they are found in areas such as Downtown Brooklyn, have never been constructed on...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Cornell Hosts Ken Himmel ‘70, President and CEO of Related Urban

On Friday, January 29, when Ken Himmel (‘70), President and CEO of Related Urban, had the opportunity to attend the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Hilton West Palm Beach – a project he had worked on for over 10 years – the CEO chose to speak at...
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Finance & Investment

NYC Conference Recap of Investment Strategies for Multifamily Real Estate

After the poignant discussion on market capital flows at the annual Cornell Real Estate Conference, a highly esteemed panel consisting of Joshua Eisenberg (Urban American), John Jacobsson (The Related Companies), William Macklowe (William Macklowe Company), and Jonathan Moore (The Brookfield Property Group) forged into uncovering the truths within New...
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Finance & Investment

Ben Bernstein ’06 Makes Moves in Brooklyn Residential & Commercial Market

Ben Bernstein is a name that is becoming increasingly familiar to the New York City real estate community at a rapid pace.  Bernstein currently serves as President and Co-Founder of RedSky Capital, an integrated real estate development and investment firm based in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn, New York. ...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Konrad Wos ’76 Uses History to Teach Baker Students about Creating Real Estate Value

In early October, students of the Baker Program in Real Estate had the privilege of welcoming Konrad Wos (B.Arch ’76), of Wos & Wos Development, to their weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. The insights and vision that Wos shared with students reflected the expertise he has garnered in over 30 years...
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Development

New York Church Buys Historic School to Make Room for Multifamily Development

As students across America shoulder their backpacks and say goodbye to summer vacations, a group of young men will be returning to their beloved school for what may be the last time. Collegiate School, founded in 1628, is the oldest school in America and has been operating out of...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Sustainable Development Expert Ed McMahon of ULI Speaks at Baker

  Physical design affects human behavior at all scales—buildings, neighborhoods, communities, and regions. The places in which we live, work, and play can affect both our mental and physical well-being. – Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places, ULI In 2013, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) launched the Building Healthy...
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Development

Conference Recap: Reimagining Real Estate Panel

The Cornell Real Estate conference was held at Convene in New York City on Thursday and Friday October 9th and 10th. The conference was capped off on Friday afternoon with a unique question and answer panel session focused on emerging trends in real estate development. Robert Balder, Executive Director...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Forest City Ratner SVP to deliver Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture

The Barclays Center, the New York Times Building, Atlantic Yards; these are just a few of the large scale development projects that Forest City Ratner has undertaken in New York City. Forest City Ratner has developed hundreds of properties throughout the U.S focusing on retail, office and multifamily development,...
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