Seoul, Korea: Day One

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 student’s knowledge to come full circle.  This article highlights the first official day of… Continue Reading Seoul, Korea: Day One

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 Ithaca, NY, Dustin strives to deliver… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Spring Semester 2017

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 Political Theory in 2006, Ben went… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Benjamin Bernstein, Co-founder and Principal of RedSky Capital

Dallas, Texas: Preview of Domestic Trek for 1st Year Baker Students

By Alejandro Garza, Baker ’18 Commencing Wednesday, January 18, 2017, First-Year Baker Program in Real Estate students will travel to Dallas for their annual domestic trek. The Baker Program identified Dallas as a dynamic, fast growing hub with many learning opportunities for students. According to Chris Hipps, managing director of CBRE Investor Services, Dallas ranked… Continue Reading Dallas, Texas: Preview of Domestic Trek for 1st Year Baker Students

Distinguished Speaker Series: Jeffrey D. Horowitz, Head of Global Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging for Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is eager to welcome Jeffrey D. Horowitz as the next featured guest in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Horowitz joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in April 2005 and has served as Global Head of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Investment Banking since 2011.  In this capacity, Mr.… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Jeffrey D. Horowitz, Head of Global Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging for Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Aref H. Lahham: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Design

On the evening of October 20th, 2016, the Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Aref H. Lahham of Orion Capital Managers for the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Aref was the first internationally based speaker to attend the event this semester. Headquartered in London, Orion Capital Partners has offices and develops in all major European markets.… Continue Reading Aref H. Lahham: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Design

Distinguished Speaker Series: Aref H. Lahham, Managing Director Orion

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to announce Aref H. Lahham as the next guest of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series held weekly on campus. Aref serves as the Managing Director and Founding Partner of Orion Capital Managers, L.P. He directs the acquisition activities at the firm throughout Europe, and leads the asset… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Aref H. Lahham, Managing Director Orion

Ben Rowe, Co-founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners: Developing at a Discount

On Thursday, October 6th, 2016, the Cornell Baker Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series stage was once again graced with a wealth of experience and lively discussion. Cornell alum Ben Rowe engaged the audience with his approach to value creation and property evaluation, as well as his take on disruption in hospitality. Ben Rowe is a Founder… Continue Reading Ben Rowe, Co-founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners: Developing at a Discount

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Bruce Batkin CEO Terra Capital

Cornell’s 34th Annual Real Estate Conference is excited to welcome Bruce Batkin, Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners, as moderator for the topic of “The Intersection of Change and the Design/Built Environment”. Mr. Batkin has over 35 years of experience in real estate acquisitions, finance, development, management and investment banking. Prior to founding Terra,… Continue Reading 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: Bruce Batkin CEO Terra Capital