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

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

Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap Up: Investment Trends Panel

This is the first article in a summary series of the 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference. The 2016 Hodes Weill (HW) Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor and its findings were presented and discussed at the Cornell Real Estate Conference on October 13-14 in New York City.  Baker Program in Real Estate director Dustin Jones and… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap Up: Investment Trends Panel

Jim Tuman: Urban Retail Development

Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate was pleased to host Jim Tuman, Chief Development Officer of Grid Properties for its weekly Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday, October 27th. Grid Properties is a developer, owner, and operator of primarily urban infill retail assets with a long-term view and commitment to its projects.  Through this outlook,… Continue Reading Jim Tuman: Urban Retail Development

Distinguished Speaker Series: Cushman Wakefield Executive Managing Director Richard Latella

This week, Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Richard Latella as the next featured guest in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. Latella is an Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield and the Global Leader of the company’s Retail Valuation Practice.  In this capacity, Mr. Latella leads approximately 120 senior-level… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Cushman Wakefield Executive Managing Director Richard Latella

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