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The Role of the Real Estate Industry in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

October 21, 2018
The United Nations recently published a startling new report that cited the worsening effects of climate change. The report noted that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at the current rate, the temperature ...


Even Hospitality is Going Modular

October 15, 2018
Modular buildings are not a new phenomenon – interest in prefabrication dates as far back as 1935 when Sears Roebuck and Co. announced that it would build and ship fully assembled homes, a touch more ...


EB-5 Financing Once Again Faces an Uncertain Future

October 14, 2018
Photo Credit:  Neil Moralee via Compfight Governmental sources of funding are often contentious or controversial in real estate projects, but perhaps none is more politically charged than EB-5 financing. ...


DSS Wrap-up: Matthew D. Shore (’00), Chief Investment Officer – DRA Advisors

October 7, 2018
This week, the Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed back another alumnus of Cornell, Matthew Shore (Cornell ‘00), for its Distinguished Speaker Series. Matthew is the Chief Investment Officer at DRA ...


“Wicked” Problems and Real Estate Development

October 3, 2018
Real estate development occurring in the public domain often must grapple with the complicated perspectives of a variety of stakeholders. Practitioners must therefore be adept at addressing divergent values ...


DSS Wrap-Up: Barry DiRaimondo (MBA ’85), CEO of SteelWave LLC

October 1, 2018
On September 27, 2018, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate welcomed Barry DiRaimondo, Chief Executive Officer of SteelWave LLC, to campus as part of the program’s Distinguished Speaker Series.  SteelWave ...


DSS Wrap-Up: Prashant Arul Raj (MPS RE ’00), Head of Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance

September 24, 2018
This past Thursday the Baker Program had the pleasure of welcoming back to campus Prashant Arul Raj, Head of Commercial Real Estate Finance at Guggenheim Partners. Prashant is a graduate (MPS RE ‘00) ...


2018 Summer Internships: Jimin Won, ACRES Capital, LLC.

September 24, 2018
When I came to the Baker Program, I aimed to gain a better understanding of real estate finance to propel my capacity as a developer and entrepreneur. I chose to spend my summer at ACRES Capital due to ...


2018 Summer Internships: Lera Covington, Albanese Organization, Inc. (4 min)

September 21, 2018
  I entered the Baker Program in Real Estate in 2017 as a career switcher.  Having cut my teeth in the financial services industry, I desired to pivot into a career in real estate development where ...


2018 Summer Internships: Ali Daye, SAS – Corporate Real Estate

September 18, 2018
The short nature of internships and the level of commitment required allows them to provide an opportunity to explore, unlike full-time jobs. This sense of wanting to branch out and explore something new ...


Why I Chose Cornell - Krizia Calmet, MPS-RE '19

July 5, 2018
Krizia Calmet, MPS-RE '19 discusses her three main reasons for choosing Cornell's Baker Program in Real Estate.


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.