Cornell Real Estate Review

A Crash Course in Affordable Housing: Camber Property Group

Rick Gropper and Andrew Moelis know their niche and execute it well.  Together, their understanding of the affordable housing market in New York City has, in short order, established their presence not only in the world of real estate investors, but, perhaps more importantly, the community stakeholders benefitting from their efforts.  After a time as… […]

Demanding More: The Drive Towards Impact Investing

The wake of COVID -19 and its related health, economic and societal adversities fomented Damien Dwin’s resolve that impact investing in the investment management space had a critical role to play in addressing the nation’s health crisis. Following a successful career with Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, and Brightwood Capital, the events of 2020 led him… […]

Creating Value Through Resiliency: Guidance from Daniele Horton

Cornell was honored to welcome Daniele Horton as a speaker in the Baker Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series, where she shared her experience as an entrepreneur and sustainability leader in the real estate industry. Daniele Horton, founder and president of Verdani Partners, works with her clients to advance sustainability and resilience for large national and international… […]

Lessons in Corporate Real Estate: A discussion with Sara Baldi

Flexibility in where you work may be the new normal for office landlords to grasp. On Thursday, October 22, 2020, Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Sara Baldi, Global Vice President of Realty Services for Raytheon Technologies, to its Distinguished Speaker Series in Real Estate. Ms. Baldi, an executive in the world of corporate real estate, has spent… […]

Minnows & Whales: Raising Equity for Your First Deal – A Conversation with John McNellis

There is a myriad of factors to consider when starting out as a real estate developer.  From deciding on a geographic focus, to selecting an asset class, forming relationships with key partners, and securing funding, the learning curve can be intimidating.  Paramount among these tasks is answering the age-old question of “how do I raise… […]

Mixed-Use Isn’t Just for Major Cities – Talking Master Planned Mixed-Use Development with Newland Communities

Demand for single family housing has reached a level not seen since the peak preceding the Great Financial Crisis.  As the current pandemic wears on, homebuyers continue to look for more space to spread out while taking advantage of historically low interest rates. This has lifted single family new construction demand in many previously unsought… […]

38th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference: The 2020 Cornell Industry Leader Award (Tammy Jones ’87, interviewed by Kirk Sykes ’81)

The 38th annual Cornell Real Estate Conference, presented by the Cornell Real Estate Council, concluded on November 11th with the virtual presentation of the 2020 Cornell Industry Leader Award.  This annual award, presented since 2007 by the editors of the Cornell Real Estate Review, recognizes a titan in the field who has made significant contributions… […]

38th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference: Insights on Real Estate Capital Markets from Leaders on Wall Street (Jeffrey D. Horowitz ’86, Warren de Haan ’97, Sherry Rexroad, and Ralph Rosenberg)

As part of the 38th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference, Cornell remotely hosted Ralph Rosenberg, KKR’s Global Head of Real Estate; Sherry Rexroad, Senior Product Strategist for Global Real Estate Asset Securities at Blackrock, and Warren De Haan ‘97, Head of Origination at ACORE for a discussion on Real Estate Capital Markets.  The round table… […]

38th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference – Macro Trends and Market Insights (Andrew Ross Sorkin ‘99 and Abby Joseph Cohen ‘73)

“Where are we? And what does the future look like?” These two questions guided the first virtual session of the 38th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference, a discussion of Macro Trends and Market Insights between Andrew Ross Sorkin (’99) and Abby Joseph Cohen (’73).  In front of over 1,000 guests who tuned in on October… […]

The Golden Age of Travel May Just Be Around the Corner: Hospitality Insights from Art Adler of Adler Advisors, LLC

Art Adler is no stranger to working hard, building genuine relationships, and creating a long legacy of success as a trusted voice and leader in hospitality transactions and consulting.  From humble beginnings to becoming the CEO and Chairman of Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL)’s Hotels & Hospitality Group for the Americas, Mr. Adler’s stories and industry… […]