Hahne & Co.: Cornell Real Estate Review’s First Collaborative ULI Case Study

We are pleased to present a ULI case study of the redevelopment of the historic Hahne & Co. building in Newark, New Jersey. This is the first in a series of case studies and briefs jointly created by ULI and Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate. The Baker Program is honored to collaborate with… Continue Reading Hahne & Co.: Cornell Real Estate Review’s First Collaborative ULI Case Study

DOUGLAS EISENBERG (AAP ‘95), PRINCIPAL OF A&E REAL ESTATE: SLOW AND STEADY GROWTH IN THE NEW YORK MARKET

On Thursday, February 27th, 2020, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Douglas Eisenberg (AAP ‘95), founding principal of A&E Real Estate, a property management and investment firm with multifamily properties throughout New York City.  Mr. Eisenberg was accompanied by Maggie McCormick (B.S. ‘09), the firm’s President. Mr. Eisenberg’s love for New York showed… Continue Reading DOUGLAS EISENBERG (AAP ‘95), PRINCIPAL OF A&E REAL ESTATE: SLOW AND STEADY GROWTH IN THE NEW YORK MARKET

Effectiveness of the Opportunity Zone program

Created to stimulate investment in distressed and low-income communities, Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ) have become a hot topic for real estate developers and investors.  The program was enacted as part of the 2017 tax reform law that enable taxpayers to defer tax on eligible capital gains by making an investment in a Qualified Opportunity Fund… Continue Reading Effectiveness of the Opportunity Zone program

Joe LeVine and Ben Pfinsgraff: An Uncommon Vision Creating Community

On Thursday, February 13th, 2020, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate had the unique pleasure of hosting two speakers during the week’s Distinguished Speaker Series – Joe Levine and Ben Pfinsgraff. Levine is co-founder of Mercer Street Partners, a New York City-based value-add real estate investment firm, where he leads the acquisitions and asset… Continue Reading Joe LeVine and Ben Pfinsgraff: An Uncommon Vision Creating Community

WARREN DE HAAN, LENDING SAVANT, ON “EQ” AND “IQ”

This past Thursday, January 30th, 2020, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Warren de Haan of ACORE Capital. Mr. de Haan is a Managing Partner at ACORE, which he founded with his long-time partners Boyd Fellows, Chris Tokarski, and Stew Ward. De Haan is a storyteller with a knack for developing relationships and… Continue Reading WARREN DE HAAN, LENDING SAVANT, ON “EQ” AND “IQ”

37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – Placemaking

At Cornell’s 37th Real Estate Conference, placemaking was part of many conversations throughout the day.  In fact, there was a panel specifically dedicated to placemaking joined by esteemed industry guests Ben Bernstein, Co-founder and Principal of Redsky Capital, Adam Flatto, President and CEO of The Georgetown Company, Maryanne Gilmartin, Co-founder and CEO of L&L MAG,… Continue Reading 37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – Placemaking

37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – Silver Tsunami

An afternoon panel at the Cornell Real Estate Conference moderated by Seth Singerman (Singerman Real Estate) offered an insightful discussion about the senior housing market and the prospects of new developments in the space.  Seth Singerman was joined by Mark Alexander (Atria Senior Living), Billy Butcher (KKR), Guy Geller (Grace Management), and Adam Kaplan (Solera… Continue Reading 37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – Silver Tsunami

Cornell Real Estate Review’s 2019 Industry Leader Award: Jonathan Gray

Since 2007, the editors of the Cornell Real Estate Review have annually recognized exceptional real estate professionals to receive the prestigious “Industry Leader Award.”  Recipients of this award are individuals who have made significant contributions to the global real estate industry while serving their community.  This year the award was presented to Jonathan Gray, President… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Review’s 2019 Industry Leader Award: Jonathan Gray

37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – PropTech: The New Buzzword

On October 18, 2019, the Cornell Real Estate Council welcomed leading investors and operators in real estate technology — or “PropTech” — to the 37th annual Cornell Real Estate Conference.  The esteemed panel provided valuable insights into the exciting world of PropTech and the changing real estate environment in light of the ever-growing pervasiveness of… Continue Reading 37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – PropTech: The New Buzzword

37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – The CEO’s Check-In

The theme of the 37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference was “20/20: Hindsight and Foresight” and featured panelists who discussed the unfolding challenges, disruptions, and opportunities in commercial real estate as 2020 approaches. Opening remarks by the Cornell Real Estate Council’s Chairman Paul Rubacha, Co-Founder and Principal of Ashley Capital, and Board Member Lynn Zuckerman… Continue Reading 37th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Panel Wrap Up – The CEO’s Check-In