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Cornell Graduate Real Estate Students Win Prestigious ULI Hines Case Competition

For the first time, a multidisciplinary team of Cornell students from architecture, city and regional planning, and the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate has won the $50,000 first prize in the annual Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D. Hines…
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Waterparks: What’s on Deck in 2018?

The waterpark industry continues to expand in North America, with more than $1 billion in new investment in indoor and outdoor waterparks and their related resorts in 2018. Nearly 60 expansions and new facilities will open in 2018. We project…
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Intersession Treks: Dubai & Seattle

Graduate students in Cornell’s Baker Program in Real Estate are departing from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates after six days of exploring the City of Gold’s real estate landscape.  The trip to Dubai was the Baker Program’s third annual…
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Interview with Cornell's Eva Steiner - REIT Capital Structures

The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the D.C. based association representing REITs and publicly traded real estate investment companies in the United States, recently interviewed Cornell's own Eva Steiner. Eva…
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My First Position after Cornell - Stephen Porter, Baker '15

Upon graduating from the Baker Program in 2015, I accepted a role as a Development Manager with Skanska USA Commercial Development in Seattle, Washington. Skanska is best known as one of the world’s largest construction companies, but it is…
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My First Position after Cornell - Will Woodworth, MBA

Following my MBA at Cornell, I took a position as a senior associate in the investment originations group at Rockbridge, a hotel-focused private equity firm based in Columbus, OH. While I had worked in real estate finance prior to arriving in…
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Why I Volunteered for CREC

There are a number of reasons I not only joined CREC, but also volunteered to serve on the Steering Committee to help (re)launch the organization, and they can all be summed up in one word: opportunity. I seized the opportunity to (i) expand…
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RE Profession - Living and Working for Heitman in Chicago

I’m an originator for the Real Estate Debt Team at Heitman LLC, a global real estate investment manager. As a firm, we invest in public securities, private equity, and real estate debt. I’m responsible for sourcing debt investments for the…
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My First Position after Cornell - JJ Fives, SHA RE Minor

When reflecting on my time as an undergraduate student at Cornell, there are many feelings that come to mind. However, one word stands out among the rest: grateful. I am grateful for many of the opportunities Cornell has opened up for me, but…