Real Estate At Cornell

Cornell Real Estate Women (CREW) Formation

The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to announce the formation of Cornell Real Estate Women (CREW), a newly established professional and graduate student organization at Cornell. The mission of CREW is the promotion and advancement of professional women in real estate. Starting with current graduate and professional students...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Kate Bicknell: Cornell Tech and Careers in Real Estate

Kate Bicknell (99’), Senior Vice President of Forest City Ratner, visited the Baker Program in Real Estate last Thursday in a highly anticipated speaker series. During her time at Forest City Ratner, one of the nation’s leading mixed use development firms, Bicknell has played an integral role in the development...
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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

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 1 – Effects on UK-based Property Funds

Note: This is Part 1 of what will be a series of stories on the multitude of effects that the Brexit is having on global real estate markets now and in the future.  For Part 2 please click here. The most significant financial and economic news story so far in...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part One, A Walk Down Mission Street

In late January, first-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate attended the first annual domestic real estate trek as part of the program’s newly revised curriculum. For this inaugural trip, students visited San Francisco and Silicon Valley, two of the nation’s most active real estate markets. This...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Cornell Takes Second in UT-Austin National Real Estate Challenge

In late November, students from the top Real Estate and MBA programs in the country gathered at the University of Texas at Austin for the 13th Annual National Real Estate Challenge. Hosted by the McCombs School of Business, the competition puts teams head to head in a case-based real...
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Development

San Francisco’s Commercial Boom Boosting the Bay Area

Commercial real estate construction is booming throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. From the mid-Market area, south to the Peninsula (San Mateo, Redwood City, and Santa Clara), and east to Oakland; commercial developers are building to satisfy the insatiable need for commercial space. The amount of new commercial square...
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Development

Fall Course Spotlight- Commercial Development in Real Estate

Mastering the complexity of office and industrial development takes years of trial and error. The Baker Program in Real Estate provides students with a unique introduction to these complexities in the complimentary course Commercial Development in Real Estate. Dr. David Funk, Baker Program Director, leads this practitioner-as-lecturer course every...
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