The Future of the Big-Box Industry with E-Commerce

        As many retailers continue to face reduced sales and store closures due to Amazon and other e-commerce alternatives, several of the big box names are pushing back with a combined tactic of partnering with Google, closing down and converting underperforming stores into distribution fulfillment centers, and focusing on growing stores near… Continue Reading The Future of the Big-Box Industry with E-Commerce

Creative Reuse: How Developers Can Take Advantage of Excess Retail Parking Space

As driverless cars begin to hit the market and ride share services such as Uber and Lyft continue to thrive in the majority of US cities, developers are beginning to reconsider the parking lot landscape in the multifamily, office, and retail arenas. This shift can be seen even more in retail, however, due to its… Continue Reading Creative Reuse: How Developers Can Take Advantage of Excess Retail Parking Space

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)

2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: John Vazquez Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate Verizon

The 34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference is pleased to feature John Vazquez as one of the panelists on the Think Big/Think Bold: Disruptive Design in the Innovation Economy John M. Vazquez is Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate at Verizon. He is responsible for over 101 million square feet of real estate, 4,700… Continue Reading 2016 Cornell Real Estate Conference: John Vazquez Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate Verizon

Cornell Hosts Ken Himmel ‘70, President and CEO of Related Urban

On Friday, January 29, when Ken Himmel (‘70), President and CEO of Related Urban, had the opportunity to attend the ribbon cutting for the grand opening of Hilton West Palm Beach – a project he had worked on for over 10 years – the CEO chose to speak at his alma mater instead. Himmel shared… Continue Reading Cornell Hosts Ken Himmel ‘70, President and CEO of Related Urban