Promoting Affordability Through State Regulation of TODs (5 mins)

It’s no secret that major cities across the United States – particularly the coastal gateway markets – are facing significant housing shortages for middle- and low-income residents.  New York and California are facing the greatest challenges.  Of the top 10 least affordable housing markets in the country, three are located in New York (Manhattan, Brooklyn,… Continue Reading Promoting Affordability Through State Regulation of TODs (5 mins)

Distinguished Speaker Series: Steve Benjamin, Managing Partner of Stromiga Real Estate Development

Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate is honored to showcase Steve Benjamin of Stromiga Real Estate Development as the next featured guest in its Distinguished Speaker Series on April 27, 2017.  Now in its second generation of family leadership, Stromiga Inc. develops and manages a portfolio of properties in Western Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan), California, and Arizona. Stromiga’s portfolio… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Steve Benjamin, Managing Partner of Stromiga Real Estate Development

A New Housing Crisis? How US cities are building far too little to meet demand

With towers that reach toward the sky and people brushing quickly past each other on the streets, the life and lights of our cities may be the very heartbeat of America. For many, the excitement is palpable and the opportunities seem endless! The previous decade has seen a tremendous societal shift as more and more… Continue Reading A New Housing Crisis? How US cities are building far too little to meet demand

Distinguished Speaker Series: Ben Rowe, Managing Partner, KHP Capital Partners

Ben Rowe is a Founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm focused on investments in boutique and independent hotels. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, KHP invests across the United States and Canada and is focused on disciplined acquisition criteria and implementing value-add investment strategies that capitalize on their… Continue Reading Distinguished Speaker Series: Ben Rowe, Managing Partner, KHP Capital Partners

Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part Three, Related Companies in California

In late January, first-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate attended the first annual domestic real estate trek as part of the program’s newly revised curriculum. For this inaugural trip, students visited San Francisco and Silicon Valley, two of the nation’s most active real estate markets. This article is the third part in a three-part… Continue Reading Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part Three, Related Companies in California

Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part Two, Tech’s Real Estate Impact

First year students in the Baker Program of Real Estate gained first-hand exposure to the influence that technology companies have within the real estate sector on their inaugural domestic trip to San Francisco. As described in Part One, this second installment of the Baker San Francisco Trek series shows how San Francisco has been a booming commercial real estate center… Continue Reading Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part Two, Tech’s Real Estate Impact

Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part One, A Walk Down Mission Street

In late January, first-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate attended the first annual domestic real estate trek as part of the program’s newly revised curriculum. For this inaugural trip, students visited San Francisco and Silicon Valley, two of the nation’s most active real estate markets. This article is the first part in… Continue Reading Baker Program San Francisco Trek: Part One, A Walk Down Mission Street

San Francisco’s Commercial Boom Boosting the Bay Area

Commercial real estate construction is booming throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. From the mid-Market area, south to the Peninsula (San Mateo, Redwood City, and Santa Clara), and east to Oakland; commercial developers are building to satisfy the insatiable need for commercial space. The amount of new commercial square footage being added to the market… Continue Reading San Francisco’s Commercial Boom Boosting the Bay Area