2017 Journal

Fifteen Years of Rebuilding the World Trade Center

Author: Matt Farrell (Downloadable PDF) September 11, 2001 stands in history as one of the most tragic days this country has ever known. And nowhere was that tragedy felt more keenly than in New York City, where a senseless act of terrorism claimed the lives of thousands of innocent...
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2017 Journal

Brexit: It Passing and Reverberations

Authors: Robert Lathan, Matthew Green, Ershad Chagani (Downloadable PDF) INTRODUCTION The most significant financial and economic news story in 2016 was the June 23 decision of the British public to terminate the U.K.’s membership in the European Union. Polls and bookmakers in the days leading up to the vote...
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2017 Journal

Balancing Competing Corporate Objectives: The Case of Texmark Real Estate Company

Authors: Morgan Zollinger, Ravikanth Pamidimukkala (Downloadable PDF) As William Sullivan walked to his car to begin the commute home after a long day at work, he considered the different options before him. As the CEO of the Texmark Real Estate Company (TexREC), Sullivan was concerned about the future of the...
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Development

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...
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Finance & Investment

Jeff DiModica: Strategy Behind Starwood Property Trust and Expectations for Starwood in the New Administration

Jeff DiModica, President of Starwood Property Trust, visited the Baker Program in Real Estate last week as the next key industry leader offering students and faculty insights by way of the Distinguished Speaker Series. During his time at Starwood Property Trust both as President and a director, DiModica has...
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Development

Songdo, Korea: Day 3

On December 19-22, 2016, Second-Year Baker students visited Seoul, South Korea to participate in the program’s inaugural intercontinental real estate trek.  Having completed an exciting, revised curriculum that highlights the importance of the global economy in real estate, the trip enabled students’ knowledge to come full circle in their...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Speaker Series: Spring Semester 2017

Since Program Director, Dustin C. Jones, has taken the reigns to the Baker Program in Real Estate, he has looked to fulfill a mission that exposes the Masters candidates to all things real estate. Whether the location be Vancouver, Dallas, Seoul, Manhattan, San Francisco, or the program’s home in...
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Real Estate At Cornell

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...
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