2017 Journal

State Intervention to (Un)manage Growth

Author:  Laura Snider (Downloadable PDF) ABSTRACT The classic dream of moving to a spacious, single-family home in the suburbs has led urban sprawl to become the standard pattern of American growth.  Unfortunately, this type of growth—in the aggregate—has created a vast array of unintended consequences.  From increased commuting times...
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2017 Journal

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...
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2017 Journal

Fifteen Years of Rebuilding the World Trade Center

Author: Matt Farrell (Downloadable PDF) September 11, 2001 stands in history as one of the most tragic days this country has ever known. And nowhere was that tragedy felt more keenly than in New York City, where a senseless act of terrorism claimed the lives of thousands of innocent...
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2017 Journal

The Impact of 3D Printing on Real Estate

Author: Sean Mashian (Downloadable PDF) One of the most intriguing, and possibly disruptive, technologies now emerging is 3D printing.  While still expensive and relatively unpolished, this new method of manufacturing products – from medical devices to airplanes – could be on a path to revolutionize retail, shipping, and the...
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2017 Journal

Balancing Competing Corporate Objectives: The Case of Texmark Real Estate Company

Authors: Morgan Zollinger, Ravikanth Pamidimukkala (Downloadable PDF) As William Sullivan walked to his car to begin the commute home after a long day at work, he considered the different options before him. As the CEO of the Texmark Real Estate Company (TexREC), Sullivan was concerned about the future of the...
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Real Estate At Cornell

Alumni Highlight: Ted Terry, President and CEO of Crescent Homes

As a small, exclusive program, we in the Baker Program like to keep tabs on one another and celebrate each other’s successes. We are tremendously proud of our tight-knit alumni network and the incredible accomplishments of our former students. Today we want to highlight Ted Terry, who graduated from...
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Real Estate At Cornell

DSS Wrap Up: Steve Benjamin of Stromiga

On Thursday, April 27th, the Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Steve Benjamin of Stromiga Real Estate Development, to speak at the weekly Distinguished Speaker Series. Mr. Benjamin has an entrepreneurial mind and spoke on a variety of topics that sparked student’s interest. This includes talks on the developments...
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Development

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...
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