Brownfield Redevelopment & Affordable Housing – A Unique Opportunity

Across the nation, housing insecurity is one of the most critical issues cities are facing.  The National Low Income Housing Coalition found in 2020 that full-time minimum wage workers cannot […]

The State of Hotel Investments in Early 2021

Operational performance of the hotel industry has all but halted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns. However, hotel real estate valuations remain high in response to pent capital […]

Drawing Upon Culture: Opportunities for Mexican Sponsors in San Antonio

Mexican real estate sponsors should lever their cultural know-how to address overlooked market opportunities in Texas.  South San Antonio can serve as an example of the opportunities available to Latino […]

Rising Tides: Consolidation and Development in the Marina Industry

Marinas, long the domain of local, independent owner-operators, have seen increasing interest from investors over the past 15 years. Now dominated by a few large institutionally backed firms, the industry […]


While most of the recent media coverage of New York City’s commercial real estate market has been grim, with Midtown Manhattan being likened to a ghost town, alongside an increase […]

Making Affordable Housing Accessible Through More Inclusive Housing Financing : A Case Study of Ghana

Ghana’s housing crisis is intensifying as the housing affordability bracket of the growing demand is below the average market price point. The challenges posed by the growing demand are predominantly […]

6th Annual Titans of Real Estate – Honoring Brian Kingston, CEO of Brookfield Property Partners

    On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance and the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate hosted the 6th Annual Titans of Real […]

“Figure out what you love and try to be the best at it” – A Reflection from Gilda Perez-Alvarado (SHA ‘02)

On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate hosted Gilda Perez-Alvarado, the Global Chief Executive Officer of JLL Hotels & Hospitality, a leading professional services firm […]

Solving the Real Estate Puzzle with Adam Greene (B.Arch ’06)

The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate recently welcomed a distinguished alum of the Architecture, Art & Planning School to discuss real estate development in New York City.  Adam Greene […]

38th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference: Global Real Estate Institutional Investment Trends moderated by Doug Weill ’88, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hodes Weill

On Thursday, October 29th, 2020, Doug Weill (’88) presented the eighth annual Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor, a survey of global institutions including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, […]