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

Cornell Real Estate Review

Author: Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate (Downloadable PDF) The PDF which can be downloaded to read at your leisure represents the efforts and sacrifices of the entire Real Estate Review editorial staff. However, none of this could be accomplished without the guidance of Dr. Michael Tomlan, Baker Program Director, Dustin C. Jones Esq., and… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Review

2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Steven Roth

Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance is pleased to welcome Steven Roth of Vornado Realty Trust as a panelist. Mr. Roth will join Sandeep Mathrani of General Growth Properties and David Simon of Simon Property Group. The moderator will be Richard Baker (SHA ’88) of Hudson’s Bay Company. The panelists will examine how the retail… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Steven Roth

2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Sandeep Mathrani

Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance is pleased to welcome Sandeep Mathrani of General Growth Properties as a panelist. Mr. Mathrani will join Steven Roth of Vornado Realty Trust  and David Simon of Simon Property Group. The moderator will be Richard Baker, SHA ’88 of Hudson’s Bay Company. The panelists will examine how the… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Sandeep Mathrani

2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Richard Baker (SHA ’88)

Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance is pleased to feature Richard Baker (SHA ’88) as this year’s moderator for the 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate conference. Mr. Baker has served as Hudson’s Bay Company’s Governor since 2008, and also currently serves as the Executive Chairman of the Company. Prior to his current role, Mr. Baker… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate: Richard Baker (SHA ’88)

Jeff DiModica: Strategy Behind Starwood Property Trust and Expectations for Starwood in the New Administration

Jeff DiModica, President of Starwood Property Trust, visited the Baker Program in Real Estate last week as the next key industry leader offering students and faculty insights by way of the Distinguished Speaker Series. During his time at Starwood Property Trust both as President and a director, DiModica has overseen the expansion of the company… Continue Reading Jeff DiModica: Strategy Behind Starwood Property Trust and Expectations for Starwood in the New Administration

Distinguished Speaker Series: Starwood Property Trust President and Managing Director Jeffrey DiModica

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series is pleased to feature Jeffrey DiModica as the next featured guest for the 2016-2017 series. DiModica has served as the President of Starwood Property Trust since 2014, and as a director of Starwood Property Trust since its inception in 2009. Prior to working at Starwood Property… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Starwood Property Trust President and Managing Director Jeffrey DiModica

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