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What Are Opportunity Zones and How Can Investors Utilize Them?

May 14, 2018
In 2017, Congress established a new community development program known as Opportunity Zones in order to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. The Opportunity ...


Qatar Looks to Take Lead in US Real Estate Investments by Gulf Wealth Funds (6 mins)

May 11, 2018
Inside the Gulf – Part 4 – This series of articles will explore several major projects taking place in the Persian Gulf countries. While much of the news coming out of Qatar over the last few years ...


Redeveloping San Diego’s Stadium

May 11, 2018
When San Diego voters voted to reject the funding of a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers in 2016, the news for the next few days revolved around the inevitable relocation of the city’s 56-year old ...


DSS Wrap-up: Richard Baker (SHA ’88) Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson’s Bay Company

May 9, 2018
  Last week the Baker Program was honored to have entrepreneur, philanthropist and the namesake benefactor of the program, Richard Baker, on campus to meet with students in the Distinguished Speaker ...


Short-Term Rental Gain vs. Long-Term Affordability Pain (5 mins)

May 9, 2018
Just days after key committees on the Los Angeles City Council backed a new set of short-term home sharing regulations limiting such activity to primary residences and capping short-term rentals to 120 ...


Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings (4 min)

May 9, 2018
Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings When Amazon Go launched earlier this year in Seattle, some customers reported an awkward feeling as they were leaving the store. This new shopping ...


The Indian Warehousing Revolution (4 mins)

May 5, 2018
India’s economy is poised to leapfrog from its current seventh-place position to the third-largest economy in the world by 2027 with US$6 trillion gross domestic product according to a recent Morgan ...


DSS Wrap-up: Ken Himmel, CEO Related Urban (5 mins)

May 1, 2018
Last week the Baker Program hosted one of the most inspiring presentations of the year as it welcomed Ken Himmel ‘70, CEO of Related Urban. Himmel, who is an accomplished Hotel School alum, spoke to ...


DSS Wrap-up: Daniel Zelson, Co-founder and Principal of Charter Realty and Development (5 mins)

May 1, 2018
On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Baker Program of Real Estate had the privilege of hosting Daniel Zelson, (A&S ’88), for its Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS).  Dan is Co-founder and Principal ...


Why I chose a master's in real estate over an MBA

November 11, 2015
Spencer Burton, Baker Class of 2015, explains why choosing a master's degree in real estate over an MBA was the right move for him.


Robert Faith of Greystar Gives Keynote at Cornell Real Estate Conference

October 27, 2015
Attendees of the 33rd Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference had the pleasure of hearing from Robert Faith of Greystar Real Estate Partners on the evening of October 15th.


Baker Program Well Represented at ULI Fall Meeting

October 25, 2015
Three students from the Baker Program in Real Estate and program director, Dustin Jones, attended the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA two weeks ago.


John Kinzelberg Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 22, 2015

October 22, 2015
The Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate is proud to welcome 1994 Cornell Graduate John Kinzelberg to campus.


Konrad Wos Joins Baker Students for Distinguished Speaker Series on October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015
The Baker Program in Real Estate is excited to welcome Konrad Wos to this week’s Distinguished Speaker Series.


Baker Program Welcomes Distinguished Speaker Sean Worker of BridgeStreet Global Hospitality

October 1, 2015
The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome this week’s distinguished speaker, Sean Worker. Worker is the President and CEO of BridgeStreet Global Hospitality.


Baker Class of 2017 – Preparing the Global Real Estate Leaders of Tomorrow

September 30, 2015
More than half of the students in the incoming class of 2017 come from outside the U.S., and each brings a unique background and perspective to the program.


NAREIM President Gunnar Branson to Share Investment Management Insights with Students

September 24, 2015
The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome NAREIM President and CEO Gunnar Branson to campus.


Baker Program Welcomes Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles

September 18, 2015
The Cornell community and the Baker Program in Real Estate are pleased to welcome Assistant Professor Suzanne Charles this Fall semester.


AREC Crew Visits Toronto for Property and Company Tours

September 14, 2015
A nine-person group from the Associate Real Estate Council (AREC) visited Toronto this past weekend to meet with several companies and take property tours of various projects.


Sustainable Development Expert Ed McMahon of ULI Speaks at Baker

September 3, 2015
The Baker Program in Real Estate is proud to host Ed McMahon, Senior Resident Fellow & Charles E. Fraser Chair for Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy at the Urban Land Institute.


2015 Distinguished Speaker Series Kicks Off With Brad Thomas

August 27, 2015
The Baker Program in Real Estate is proud to begin its 2015-16 Distinguished Speaker Series with Brad Thomas.


Residential Development Class Takes On Ithaca Development Sites

March 6, 2015
Baker students have been challenged to come up with development plans for three sites in downtown Ithaca for this year's Residential Development Class.


President of the Bozzuto Group to Speak at Final Spring Distinguished Speaker Series

March 3, 2015
Toby Bozzuto, President of the Bozzuto Group based out of Greenbelt, Maryland joins Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate for its final Distinguished Speaker Series of the Spring semester.


Darin Buchalter of Navigant Consulting Joins Students April 21st

February 27, 2015
The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome Darin L. Buchalter, Managing Director and head of the Real Estate practice at Navigant Consulting for the Distinguished Speaker Series.


Distinguished Speaker Series Welcomes Alon Barzilay ILR ’95

February 18, 2015
On March 26, the Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series will feature Alon Barzilay, founder and CEO of Barzilay Development.


Developer Steve Bloomfield Shares Project Experience with Students

February 11, 2015
Steve Bloomfield, developer and co-founder at Bloomfield/Schon + Partners out of Cincinnati, Ohio will be addressing students in the Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series.


Submissions for the annual Urban Land Institute-Hines Competition

February 9, 2015
This annual real estate case competition pits graduate real estate students across the country against their peers from other top graduate real estate programs.


The Baker Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series Welcomes Avi Mehrotra

February 9, 2015
On March 5, the Baker Program in Real Estate’s Distinguished Speaker Series will feature Avinash “Avi” Mehrotra.


Imran Ahmed, Executive Managing Director at CBRE Capital Markets to Address Baker Students

February 5, 2015
Imran Ahmed, Executive Managing Director at CBRE Capital Markets, will be addressing Baker students on February 19 for the Program’s weekly Distinguished Speaker Series.


Former Mayor of Ithaca, Alan Cohen, to Address Baker Students

February 3, 2015
The Baker Program in Real Estate is pleased to welcome former Mayor Alan Cohen back to Ithaca, NY for the Distinguished Speaker Series on February 26.


Associate Real Estate Council Inaugurates New Executive Board, Looks Forward to Productive Year

January 26, 2015
The Cornell Associate Real Estate Council (AREC) is proud to announce its new executive board for 2015.


Baker Program Highlights Students with Military Experience

January 20, 2015
Since its founding, the Baker Program in Real Estate has taken pride in what it offers to veterans of the U.S. Military.


Pathways: Jermaine Gause, Investments Manager at AvalonBay Communities

January 16, 2015
In a series the Cornell Real Estate Review has dubbed “Pathways in Real Estate,” the Editorial staff has reached out to Baker Program alumni to discuss how their careers have progressed


Construction Planning & Operations Project Provides Baker Students Useful Experience

December 17, 2014
Each year, Professor Carr’s vaunted, realistic Group Site Project is the highlight of the course for Baker and non-Baker students alike.


Baker Team Achieves Third Place at University of Texas – Austin Real Estate Case Competition

December 2, 2014
Throughout the fall, a team of students was busy preparing for the annual University of Texas National Real Estate Competition.


Course Spotlight: Introduction to Green Real Estate

October 15, 2014
In new course, students become acquainted with one of the fastest-growing, cutting-edge sectors of the industry.