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Cornell takes 1st place at the 2020 She Has a Deal (SHaD) Hotel Investment Pitch Competition

On October 24th, Team Datcher of the Cornell Baker Program of Real Estate, won 1st place in the inaugural She Has a Deal (SHaD) Hotel Investment Pitch Competition sponsored by Marriott and Hilton.  SHaD was founded to create pathways to…
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The 38th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference: Webinar Series

Navigating Real Estate in a World of Uncertainty, Disruption and Social Change The Cornell Real Estate Council (CREC), with the generous support of Cornell University, the Center for Real Estate and Finance, the School of Hotel Administration,…
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Hotel Industry in U.S., U.K. and Asia: Time to Invest?

The 4th installment of CREC’s Distinguished Speaker Series was a lively, information-rich hour covering the hotel industry in the U.S., U.K. and Asia. Hotel school graduates and hospitality industry leaders Warren Fields (SHA '85, President…
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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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“Architecture of Optimism” – A Conversation with Douglas Gensler, AIA, NCARB

As Part 3 of the Cornell Webinar Series: Timely Insight from Market Leaders, J. Meejin Yoon, Dean of the Department of Architecture at Cornell AAP, moderated a fascinating presentation by Cornell alum, Douglas Gensler. As Principal and…
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Seeking Alumni Support for Cornell Real Estate Students

Dear CREC members, and friends of Cornell Real Estate: We hope this outreach finds you and your families both safe and sane in these challenging times. In light of the Coronavirus-related disruptions to full time and summer employment…
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Best Practices in Resilience

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend life as we knew it around the world, disrupting economies and straining our social fabric, how do businesses respond? Check out these research pieces published by professional advisory firm KPMG for…
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Impact of the Coronavirus

In these unprecedented times, the COVID-19 pandemic has not only adversely impacted the health of the global population but, in order to curb the spread of the deadly virus, various policy tactics and social practices have undoubtedly paralyzed…