The Impact of Assault-Style Weapons Bans on Retail Real Estate (5 mins)

In response to the events from last month and the proposed measures in Congress, some retail giants have already put their own store policy reforms into place. Earlier this month, Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell military-style semi-automatic rifles or high-capacity magazines and it will require customers to be at least… Continue Reading The Impact of Assault-Style Weapons Bans on Retail Real Estate (5 mins)

Dollar Stores: Finding a Multi-billion Dollar Niche

Photo Credit: Commons Retail properties in the US are sliding again. After two years of more favorable investor sentiment, retail has become the lowest ranked property type in 2017 amongst investors, developers, and retail operators. There are however, some areas in retail that standout against these falling figures. One retail type seems to be doing… Continue Reading Dollar Stores: Finding a Multi-billion Dollar Niche

Register Now for the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

Register now for the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference on October 13th. The conference will be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City and is open to all members of the real estate community. The theme of the conference is Real Estate Mega Trends, and discussions will focus on changes in where… Continue Reading Register Now for the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

Industrial Real Estate Impacts from a Flourishing Cannabis Market

On November 6, 2012, Colorado Amendment 64 was passed by initiative, thereby legalizing the recreational use of cannabis. Once Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed the law into place, a brand-new industry was born: the cannabis industry. Since then, seven states and the District of Columbia have adopted expansive laws legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Naturally, industrial… Continue Reading Industrial Real Estate Impacts from a Flourishing Cannabis Market

2017 Summer Internships: Matthew Kenny, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

By Matthew Kenny Reflecting on my summer internship, I certainly realize how well the Baker Program in Real Estate prepared me beforehand. I interned with CBRE in their Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) division as an MBA Summer Associate. Clients outsource their corporate real estate needs through GWS and the growth potential for this type of… Continue Reading 2017 Summer Internships: Matthew Kenny, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions

Distinguished Speaker Series: Meir Cohen, Cohen Equities

By Dustin Dunham Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is honored to welcome Meir Cohen, CEO of Cohen Equities, as the next featured guest in its Distinguished Speaker Series on September 7, 2017. Cohen Equities is an institutional quality real estate investment platform with an exceptional track record of opportunistic acquisitions. Under Mr. Cohen’s leadership,… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Meir Cohen, Cohen Equities

2017 Summer Internships: Peter Romano, Presidium Group

By Peter Romano, When most people hear the words, “summer internship,” their skin crawls. It is a requirement, a box that needs to be checked off for graduation, a brooding checkpoint that hovers over their head waiting to burst the pristine college-life-bubble. With this sentiment, I’m no different than the majority; I thought my background… Continue Reading 2017 Summer Internships: Peter Romano, Presidium Group