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Item118 Fort RoadBonebrake, Keegan J.; Zhang, Fuguang; Olsen, C. Bradley (2004-06-01)[Excerpt] Background: On July 1, 1998, Jeff O’Ryan, the partner in charge of marketing and leasing for Consolidated Hunter Auctioneers was holding an auction for 118 Fort Road, a 0.6S acre Enterprises, Inc. (“Consolidated”), was reviewing the documents to be submitted for the next day’s bid. Hunter Auctioneers was holding an auction for 118 Fort Road, a 0.6S acre land parcel in the heart of College Center, a small, mixed residential-retail area adjacent to Curtin University (“Curtin”) in Hunter, New York. Item2007 ULI Hines Student Urban Design Competition.Chua, Ronald; Day, Stacy; MacLeod, Matthew; Nelson, Andrea; Stecyk, Laryssa (2007-05-01)Cornell fielded five entries in 2007 Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition, which takes place each year over 10 days in January, just as students are returning from winter break. Now in its fifth year, the competition aims to strengthen the interdisciplinary ties between business, architecture, planning, and landscape architecture. Each team consists of five graduate students from at least three distinct disciplines, and draws upon their combined talents to produce schematic designs, redevelopment strategies, and financial analyses to solve a real-life urban design problem. Item2012 Industry Leader Award: Larry A. SilversteinEditorial Board, Cornell Real Estate Review; Silverstein, Larry A. (2012-07-01)[Excerpt] Each year, the Baker Program in Real Estate, in conjunction with the Cornell Real Estate Review (CRER), awards the Industry Leader Award which recognizes transformational leadership in the real estate industry. Formerly known as the “Executive Profile” appearing in the Cornell Real Estate Review, this award is a top honor given to those with the influence and integrity to have created a lasting legacy within the industry. Past recipients include: Robert Duncan, chairman, co-founder, and managing principal of Transwestern Investment Company; Art Gensler, founder and CEO, Gensler, a global architecture firm; Andrew Florance, founder and CEO, Costar, the commericial real estate information company; Samuel Zell, chairman and president, Equity Group Investments, a major Chicago-based private real estate investment firm; and William Sanders, chairman, Verde Realty, a leading developer, owner and operator of corporate facilities on the U.S.- Mexico border. Item2013 Industry Leader Profile: Gerald D. HinesHines, Gerald D. (2013-07-01)[Excerpt] Gerald D. Hines founded his namesake firm in Houston in 1957. Since then, the company has steadily grown into a global leader in real estate investment, development and management, and is one of the largest real estate organizations in the world, with offices in 104 cities in 18 countries, and controlled assets valued at approximately $23.8 billion. The firm has developed, acquired and managed properties totaling more than 488 million square feet of office, residential, mixed-use, industrial, hotel, medical and sports facilities, as well as large, master-planned communities and land developments. Item2014 Industry Leader Award: Jorge M. PérezPérez, Jorge M. (2014-07-01)[Excerpt] Jorge M. Pérez is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Related Group, the largest multi-family real estate development firm in the United States. Under Pérez’s direction, The Related Group has redefined the South Florida landscape. Since its inception in 1979, the firm has steadily built and managed more than 60,000 apartments and condominium residences, becoming Florida’s top multi-family developer and the largest Hispanic-owned business in the United States. Item2015 Industry Leader Profile: John Grayken(2015-06-01)Mr.Grayken is the founder and Chairman of Lone Star. Since the establishment of its first fund in 1995, Lone Star has organized fourteen private equity funds with aggregate capital commitments totaling over $54 billion. Mr. Grayken has served as a key participant in investor relations, sourcing, negotiating, and structuring investments and has been the primary individual responsible for formulating investment strategy for the Funds. In addition, Mr. Grayken is the owner of Hudson Advisors, a full-service asset management company with approximately 850 employees worldwide that provides due diligence and analysis, asset management and other support services to Lone Star. Hudson, a SEC Registered Investment Advisor, has advised the Funds with respect to approximately 859,000 assets with an aggregate purchase price of more than $131 billion. Mr. Grayken holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School. Item2016 Real Estate Industry Leader Profile: MaryAnne GilmartinHenderson, Jason (2016-06-01)[Excerpt] Cornell University and the Baker Program in Real Estate are pleased to announce the 2016 Real Estate Industry Leader Award recipient: MaryAnne Gilmartin, President & CEO of Forest City Ratner Companies. MaryAnne’s leadership in the real estate industry has made a powerful and positive impact on society as a driving force behind several of the highest-profile, largest-scale additions to the urban landscape of New York City. Item2017 Argus University ChallengeEditors, The (2017-06-01)The Baker Program in Real Estate continued its success in national real estate case competitions over the past year with a second place finish in the 2017 ARGUS University Challenge. This was Cornell’s first time placing in the ARGUS competition in its six years of existence. Cornell’s team included two second-year students (Yang Yang and Yufei Wang), as well as three first-year students (Paul Heydweiller, Julin Yong, and Alejandro Santander). Professor Crocker H. Liu served as the team’s faculty advisor. Item2017 Real Estate Industry Leader AwardEditors, The (2017-06-01)Cornell University and the Baker Program in Real Estate are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 Real Estate Industry Leader Award: Jonathan Rose, Founder and President of Jonathan Rose Companies. Rose’s visionary leadership in the areas of sustainability and affordable housing have made him an icon in the real estate industry, and it is our privilege to recognize him with this award. Item2017-2018 Treks: Dubai, SeattleEditors, The (2017-06-01)As it has been discussed and proven, real estate continues to be more than just numbers and financial statements. It involves people, places, and relationships. With that continued understanding, the Baker Program In Real Estate, which functions jointly between Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration, Art, Architecture, and Planning, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management will further its mission to provide graduate candidates focused in the commercial business of real estate, the best holistic education available by embarking on Inter-Session trips during the 2017-2018 Academic Year. As second year students prepare for their future careers, they will have the opportunity to study in Dubai over the course of a week, learning firsthand how the country has grown through domestic and international investment. First year students will continue the trend of visiting the city that hosts the fall ULI conference, traveling to Seattle, WA. Item2018 Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor, Survey Highlights(2019-04-25)[Excerpt] Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate and Hodes Weill & Associates are pleased to present the findings of the sixth annual Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor (the “2018 Allocations Monitor”). The 2018 Allocations Monitor focuses on the role of real estate in institutional portfolios, and the impact of institutional allocation trends on the investment management industry. Launched in 2013, the 2018 Allocations Monitor is a comprehensive annual assessment of institutions’ allocations to, and objectives in real estate investments. This report analyzes trends in institutional portfolios and allocations by region, type and size of institution. Item2019 Industry Leader Award: Jonathan Gray, President and COO, BlackstoneKharche, Madhura (2020-06-29)[Excerpt] Since 2007, the editors of the Cornell Real Estate Review have annually recognized exceptional real estate professionals with the prestigious “Industry Leader Award.” Recipients of this award are individuals who have made significant contributions to the global real estate industry while serving their community. This year the award was presented to Jonathan Gray, President and Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone Group and Chairman of the Board of Hilton Worldwide. Item25th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Highlights(2008-05-01)The 25th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference was held October 3-4, 2007 at the JPMorganChase Conference Center in New York City featuring keynote speaker Sam Zell. Item34th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference RecapGreen, Matthew; Spritzer, Jennifer; Chagani, Ershad; Mashian, Sean (2017-06-01)Every October, the Cornell Real Estate Conference draws together the real estate community of Cornell and other significant industry individuals to meet and discuss current issues in real estate. In 2016, the theme of the conference was Disruption in Real Estate. The central discussion was simple: as with many industries, the pace of change in real estate is accelerating. New technologies have affected every sector of real estate including property management, data analytics and investment sourcing. Item35th Annual Real Estate Conference RecapJain, Tiya; Mashian, Sean (2018-05-04)On October 13, 2017, the 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference took place at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan. Over 300 people attended the conference, including students, faculty, and industry professionals. The conference theme was “Mega Trends Impacting the Real Estate Industry.” The conference focused on how changes in how we live, work, shop and travel impact real estate. Item36th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference Recap(2019-04-25)[Excerpt] On October 19, 2018, the Cornell Real Estate Council (CREC) hosted the 36th annual Cornell Real Estate Conference in New York City. The conference brought together hundreds of industry professionals, alumni and current students for a day of networking and panel discussions surrounding recent trends. Cornell’s unparalleled alumni network within the real estate community facilitated a broad exchange of innovative ideas applicable across the industry, from design and construction to development and finance. Highlighting a “Focus on the Future,” five panel discussions, including keynote Speaker Seth Klarman (CAS ’79) and 2018 Industry Leader Award Recipient Kenneth Himmel (JCB-Hotel ’70), shed light on some of the most pressing questions currently facing the real estate industry.