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San Francisco Bay Area Market Report

Hi Cornell RE community! My name is Chris Cook and I am a Realtor in Marin County, CA.  My company (Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty) puts out market reports every month and this month’s Bay Area report was especially interesting…
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COVID-19 Impact on U.S. Waterpark Industry

The hospitality industry has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. David Sangree, '84 B.S. Hotel Administration, and President of Hotel & Leisure Advisors, offers some key insights on the world of waterparks. Check out the…
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The Evolution of Lifestyle Select-Service Hotels

Liya Ma, CHS Class of 2008, recently authored and published a white paper on behalf of the hotel design and architecture firm, WATG, where she serves as the Director of Strategy, North America. Select-service hotels have long proved their…
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Alumni Spotlight: Kamilla Rodrigues of Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Recently featured by the New York Real Estate Journal in their spotlight series, "2020 Ones to Watch," Kamilla Rodrigues (School of Hotel Administration '08) is not only a powerhouse Associate at Herrick, Feinstein LLP, but also an inaugural…
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What to Do on Your Summer Vacation (2019 Edition)

It seems like it was only yesterday that I wrote the Cornell Real Estate Council Blog, “What To Do on Your Summer Vacation” in the Spring of 2018 and here we are with Cornell students heading off around the world again.c Here…
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Real estate titans discuss the importance of mentorship

Real estate developers Howard Milstein ’73 (A&S) and William Rudin inherited impressive business portfolios from their fathers and grandfathers, and their children will one day lead their holdings into the future. Those children—Michael…
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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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What to Do on Your Summer Vacation (2018 Version)

If you are lucky enough to have a summer internship within real estate, here are some tips to maximize the value of your summer experience. First, many firms use summer internships as their primary source for hiring full time employees.…
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Relationships 101: A Recent Graduate’s Guide to a Successful Mentor/Mentee Relationship

During my time in the Baker Program at Cornell, I was able to choose a formal Mentor that is a leader in the real estate field for the tenure of my graduate education.  While initially overwhelming, with a choice of 50 of the top leaders in…
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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…