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

Distinguished Speaker Series: STAG Industrial CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board Benjamin Butcher

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series is pleased to showcase Benjamin Butcher as the next featured guest for the 2016-2017 series. Butcher has served as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of STAG Industrial since 2010. Butcher has also served...
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Real Estate At Cornell

First-year Baker Students Get Hands-on Development Experience in New York City

One of the principal missions of the Baker Program is to educate future leaders in the real estate industry. To this end, the Baker curriculum is likely the broadest and deepest of any graduate real estate program in the world. Additionally, adjustments made to the curriculum in 2015 are...
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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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Finance & Investment

Fall Course Spotlight: Economics and Financing of Neighborhood Preservation and Conservation

Economic, ecological and social responsibility are three fundamental aspects of sustainable development. Several Baker Program in Real Estate students are expanding their knowledge in these areas this semester in the elective course Economics and Financing of Neighborhood Preservation and Conservation. This course is led by Nathanial Guest (M.A. ’12)...
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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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Real Estate At Cornell

Distinguished Zoning Attorney Appointed New Associate Director

“It was a complete frenzy,” recalls Dustin Jones. “Call after call… my phone would be ringing off the hook with developers and builders putting together plans for new communities- thousands of units, one right after the other.” Such were the circumstances in the suburbs and cities surrounding Phoenix, Arizona...
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