DSS Wrap-up: Richard Baker (SHA ’88) Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson’s Bay Company

  Last week the Baker Program was honored to have entrepreneur, philanthropist and the namesake benefactor of the program, Richard Baker, on campus to meet with students in the Distinguished Speaker Series. As the final speaker for the class of 2018, Richard shared his remarkable entrepreneurial story and offered parting wisdom to the to the… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Richard Baker (SHA ’88) Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson’s Bay Company

LIBOR: The World’s Most Important Number is Going Away, What’s Next?

Some called it the “world’s most important number” and by the end of 2021 it will no longer be published, according to the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority. The absence of the now infamous LIBOR benchmark may force market participants to rethink credit calculations, standardized benchmarks, lease contracts, and financial reference calculations such as the “risk-free… Continue Reading LIBOR: The World’s Most Important Number is Going Away, What’s Next?

Cornell Real Estate Review

Author: Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate (Downloadable PDF) The PDF which can be downloaded to read at your leisure represents the efforts and sacrifices of the entire Real Estate Review editorial staff. However, none of this could be accomplished without the guidance of Dr. Michael Tomlan, Baker Program Director, Dustin C. Jones Esq., and… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Review

Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

Author: Daniel Wright (Downloadable PDF) Real estate value reflects a factor of risk.  Community risk inherently is captured in real estate value and is a composition of such elements as employment, income, and population growth (Carr, et al., 2003).  These elements provide tenants to rent space and customers to buy products thereby increasing property value. … Continue Reading Megachurches: A Growing Community Anchor

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 first 2 semesters in Ithaca. Currently,… Continue Reading Summer 2017: Internships for Baker Program 2018 Candidates

Distinguished Speaker Series: Andrew Benioff, Founder and Managing Partner of Llenrock Group, LLC

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to spotlight Andrew Benioff as the next featured guest in its Distinguished Speaker Series on April 13, 2017.  Andrew is the Founder and Managing Partner of Llenrock Group, LLC, a real estate investment banking and advisory firm, and a principal at Linden Lane Advisors, LLC, a value-added… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Andrew Benioff, Founder and Managing Partner of Llenrock Group, LLC

CREF’s Annual WX Panel Discussion Addresses Industry Trends, Advice for Future Female Leaders

By Kelsey Padgham The Cornell community warmly welcomed five accomplished female leaders in the real estate industry for the annual WX: New York Women Executives in Real Estate Panel Discussion on Thursday evening, hosted by the Center for Real Estate Finance. Members of Cornell Real Estate Women (CornellREW) assisted in hosting the panelists throughout the… Continue Reading CREF’s Annual WX Panel Discussion Addresses Industry Trends, Advice for Future Female Leaders

Fidel has Passed on, Now What for Cuba and Hospitality? (Part One)

With the death of Fidel Castro, Cuba has the opportunity for a fully invested relationship with the United States. Obviously, this projected relationship depends on the policies ushered forward jointly between Raul Castro and President Donald Trump, along with the current Republican dominated U.S. Congress. For fifty years, no United States President had formal interaction… Continue Reading Fidel has Passed on, Now What for Cuba and Hospitality? (Part One)

Seoul Korea: Day Two

With an exciting revised curriculum which highlights the importance of global real estate, second year Baker students participated in the first intercontinental real estate trek from December 19- 22, 2016. For this inaugural intercontinental trip, students visited South Korea. This highlights the second day of the trip, and is the second part in a three… Continue Reading Seoul Korea: Day Two