Kenneth Himmel (SHA ’70) Honored with the 2018 Industry Leader Award at the 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

Each year at the Cornell University Real Estate Conference in New York City, the editors of the Cornell Real Estate Review honor a leader who has made a demonstrable impact on the real estate industry at a global scale, as well as a service-minded contribution to society.  The 2018 recipient of the Industry Leader Award… Continue Reading Kenneth Himmel (SHA ’70) Honored with the 2018 Industry Leader Award at the 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference

DSS Wrap-up: Richard Baker (SHA ’88) Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson’s Bay Company

  Last week the Baker Program was honored to have entrepreneur, philanthropist and the namesake benefactor of the program, Richard Baker, on campus to meet with students in the Distinguished Speaker Series. As the final speaker for the class of 2018, Richard shared his remarkable entrepreneurial story and offered parting wisdom to the to the… Continue Reading DSS Wrap-up: Richard Baker (SHA ’88) Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson’s Bay Company

Richard Baker (SHA ’88) In Talks to Acquire Macy’s

Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co., of which Baker Program in Real Estate benefactor Richard Baker (SHA ’88) is Governor and Executive Chairman, is in preliminary discussions regarding a potential takeover of leading U.S. department store chain Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M), The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing “people familiar with the matter.” Many commentators and analysts… Continue Reading Richard Baker (SHA ’88) In Talks to Acquire Macy’s

Richard Baker ’88 Visiting Cornell to Talk Retail & Real Estate

Richard Baker ’88, Governor and Executive Chairman of Hudson’s Bay Company will be coming to Cornell on Thursday to deliver a talk to Baker Program in Real Estate students on his experience and thoughts on the retail and real estate sectors. Baker founded NRDC Equity Partners in 2006 with his father Robert, William Mack, and Lee Neibart.… Continue Reading Richard Baker ’88 Visiting Cornell to Talk Retail & Real Estate

Richard Baker Shares Personal Insights During Keynote Luncheon

Attendees of the 33rd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference had the privilege on Friday afternoon of hearing from keynote speaker Richard Baker, Governor and Executive Chairman of Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC). For students of the Baker Program in Real Estate, it was an opportunity to hear from the man whose name their program bears. Baker shared… Continue Reading Richard Baker Shares Personal Insights During Keynote Luncheon