“Hello, Coffee, Goodbye”: The Integration of Hospitality into Office Space

Ryan Simonetti has been here before.  No, he has not been through the brut of a global health pandemic, much less guiding an eleven-year-old company that he co-founded through the […]

Development Without Displacement- Insights from Ernst Valery (BS ’00, MPA ’01)

On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Ernst Valery (BS ’00, MPA ‘01) as the first speaker in this Fall’s Distinguished Speaker Series.  Mr. […]

A Shock Unlike Any Other – Vijay Dandapani (SHA ’87) on the State of NYC’s Hotel Market

The hotel industry in New York City has seen its fair share of macroeconomic shocks over the past few decades.  From the 1975 fiscal crisis, to the stock market crash […]

Solar Development: Projections and Trends for the 2020’s

The past decade proved to be an extremely volatile one for the solar industry in the United States. The outlook on the industry in 2010 anticipated high growth as it […]

Identifying Reuse Opportunities Among Cape Cod’s Vacant Motels

This article is a follow-up to an article posted last October that speculated about the viability of reusing distressed motel properties for various types of high-demand housing. In that article, […]

Baker Program Miami Trek Visit: Rialto Capital

As the final stop on their trek, first-year Baker Program in Real Estate students visited Rialto Capital’s new office on Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami.  This visit was coordinated through […]

Baker Program Miami Trek Visit: Ocean Terrace, and Magic City

On the morning of the fourth day of their domestic trek to Miami, Florida, first year Baker students visited two developers with ambitions to transform the different Miami-area neighborhoods through […]

Baker Program Miami Trek Visit: Turnberry Associates

Turnberry Associates The Baker Program in Real Estate had the privilege of visiting Turnberry Associates during its Miami trek.  Turnberry is one of Florida’s largest and most influential real estate […]

Baker Program Miami Trek Visit: 13th Floor Investments

Rooftop Pool Deck at 1010 Brickell Ave Condo   As a result of superstitious beliefs, most buildings intentionally skip the 13th floor.  In fact, this superstition seems to stem from […]

Baker Program Miami Trek Visit: Dacra

Baker Program students visited the office of Dacra, the developer behind the Miami Design District.  Craig Robins, the founder and CEO of Dacra and the visionary behind the Miami Design […]