36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Panel Wrap-up – Design, more important than ever

The 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference, held in New York City on October 19th, 2018, had a strong focus on the future. Part of this future vision requires bringing design – the most quintessential undertaking of real estate, forward towards the mid-21st century. With advances in technology disrupting every sector, intelligent design is a… Continue Reading 36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Panel Wrap-up – Design, more important than ever

Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings (4 min)

Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings When Amazon Go launched earlier this year in Seattle, some customers reported an awkward feeling as they were leaving the store. This new shopping experience was so unfamiliar that it made some customers feel like they had just shoplifted or gotten their groceries for free but… Continue Reading Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings (4 min)

PropTech 101: Intro to Disruption in Commercial Real Estate (4 mins)

The pace of innovation in real estate has continued to grow as industry actors, entrepreneurs, and VC funders search for the next true “disruptor.” In 2017, VC funding jumped 200% to $12.6bn, up from $4.2bn in 2016[i], a testament to the potential that the VC community sees in real estate. As tech innovation continues to… Continue Reading PropTech 101: Intro to Disruption in Commercial Real Estate (4 mins)

Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap Up: Afternoon Panels

The 2nd half of the 35th Cornell Real Estate Conference was an engaging session consisting of a speech by the recipient of the Industry Leader Award of the year, Jonathan Rose, followed by two major panels. Mr. Rose spoke about his recent book ‘The Well-Tempered City’ that covers the major trends that affect cities and… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap Up: Afternoon Panels

Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

With the IOC recently coming to agreement with Paris and Los Angeles to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games respectively, the earnest work begins for each city to deliver on its promises. As both cities have the experience of hosting large sprawling city events almost annually – this will be each city’s third… Continue Reading Summer Olympics 2028: The Route for Los Angeles to Earn the Gold Medal

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

The Impact of 3D Printing on Real Estate

Author: Sean Mashian (Downloadable PDF) One of the most intriguing, and possibly disruptive, technologies now emerging is 3D printing.  While still expensive and relatively unpolished, this new method of manufacturing products – from medical devices to airplanes – could be on a path to revolutionize retail, shipping, and the general need for space.  Currently, 3D… Continue Reading The Impact of 3D Printing on Real Estate

Emerging Technology: A Conversation with Daniel Rosenzweig of KettleSpace and Scott Trench of BiggerPockets

As an industry that has historically thrived primarily on building personal relationships, real estate has been relatively slow to embrace the technological boom brought forth from the internet. While companies such as Zillow and CoStar have helped make data more accessible to the masses, there has been a noticeable lack of innovation and creativity in… Continue Reading Emerging Technology: A Conversation with Daniel Rosenzweig of KettleSpace and Scott Trench of BiggerPockets

Is Digital the Next Vertical? Impact of Smart Cities on Real Estate

In the next decade, Smart Cities are likely to have a transformative impact on the way that we live, work, and play. With a projected cumulative global spend of $1.5 trillion on Smart City technologies by 2020 (Frost & Sullivan), implications will be felt across geographies and industries. Central to any city is its real… Continue Reading Is Digital the Next Vertical? Impact of Smart Cities on Real Estate

Songdo, Korea: Day 3

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 students’ knowledge to come full circle in their second year.  This article highlights the… Continue Reading Songdo, Korea: Day 3