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Robust growth in global real estate has catapulted the industry to new heights. The need for experienced leaders with specialized knowledge in all facets of the field has never been greater.

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Cornell Real Estate Review

November 25, 2020

Outdoor Dining During COVID-19: The Challenges of Winterization

Across the US, the onset of colder temperatures is sending shivers up the spines of restaurant owners.  For many, outdoor dining has been a saving grace during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In New York City alone, an estimated 100,000 jobs have been saved with the expansion of outdoor dining through the Open Restaurants Program, which began… Continue Reading Outdoor Dining During COVID-19: The Challenges of Winterization

October 23, 2020

Xenia’s Response to the Pandemic—Insights from Barry Bloom (SHA ‘86 & MBA ’01).

On Thursday, October 8th, 2020, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Barry Bloom (SHA ‘86 and MBA ‘01), President & CEO of Xenia Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: XHR), a hospitality REIT focused on the United States’ top 25 markets and key leisure destinations.  Xenia’s hotel assets are primarily in the luxury and upper-upscale… Continue Reading Xenia’s Response to the Pandemic—Insights from Barry Bloom (SHA ‘86 & MBA ’01).

October 9, 2020

The Power of Purpose – A Conversation with Jonathan Rose

Now more than ever, amid the coronavirus crisis, Americans are aware of the tradeoffs between economic growth and social, environmental, and health concerns.  This is not a new paradigm; the latest crisis has simply revealed these tradeoffs in a more conspicuous light.  Much of our economy relies on extracting limited resources, tangible materials like concrete and steel for buildings as well as people’s finite energy and creativity consumed by unfulfilling work.  Real estate developer, author, and… Continue Reading The Power of Purpose – A Conversation with Jonathan Rose

News & Highlights

She Has a Deal finalists Nancy Guzman, Marlene Reyes, Joanne Angbazo, Kristen Collins, and Lera Covington
July 28, 2020

SHA, Johnson teams both make finals of She Has a Deal pitch competition

The teams are among five nationally who will compete for $50,000 in deal equity in the women-only real estate competition in October.

Four students stand in front of a large temple in Thailand
June 30, 2020

Spring trek combines Asian culture, real estate, and infrastructure

Emile Schachter, MPS-RE ’20 (Baker), reflects on Asian culture, economics, and the real estate market after his trek to Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.

May 23, 2020

ESTB nights, CocoCay, a chateau-turned-hotel, and all things data

The School of Hotel Administration Class of 2020 shares their favorite Cornell memories. Congratulations to our newest graduates—the future of hospitality!