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    • Reviving the Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Market: The Background and The Way Forward 

      Schilke, Charles (2009-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Present at the Creation and Destruction of CMBS The fateful first week of August 2007, I found myself a consulting attorney to the major Wall Street law firm that creates commercial mortgage-backed securities ...
    • Rising Tourism in Saudi Arabia: Implications for Real Estate Investment 

      Daye, Ali S. (2019-04-25)
      Over the last few years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has pursued a more aggressive approach towards economic diversification in order to plan for the future of its youth as nearly 60 percent of the country’s 3 million ...
    • Rolling Valley: Discovering Highest and Best Use 

      Michetti, Matthew; Oliver, Pike (2013-07-01)
      This case introduces students to many of the real estate issues faced when evaluating a real estate development opportunity with an emphasis on market assessment and financial feasibility. Over a two-week period, Brian ...
    • Seoul Office Market: Occupancy Characteristics and Their Impact on Market Stability at a Global Level 

      Ryu, Jongpil (2018-05-04)
      While other major cities in the global real estate market experienced a stiff downturn after the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, the Seoul office market remained very stable. Focusing on steady rent growth, this paper ...
    • Seven World Trade Center: An Unlikely Success 

      Norwood, John (2009-05-01)
      On October 21, 2004, developer Larry Silverstein joined Governor George Pataki and Mayor Michael Bloomberg in signing the final steel beam for 7 World Trade Center before 500 of the project’s construction workers. The beam, ...
    • Shopping for B-Malls: Investing for Stable Cash Flows and Value Creation 

      Giller, Jeff; Plenge, Steven (2004-07-01)
      Executive Summary• The most compelling B-mall investment strategy is to acquire B-2 malls that have the potential to move up to the B-I level. • High barriers to entry and population demographics in their suburban locations ...
    • Sleepless Seattle Innovation: Demonstrating Recent Changes in Real Estate 

      Trahan, Chris (2018-05-04)
      New ideas and untraditional perspectives can provide opportunity in unlikely places. This statement was in the Baker Program’s latest trip to the Seattle/ Tacoma area. The intent of the trip was to explore how technology ...
    • Sound Off #1 (Industry Professional Response): The Institutionalization of Single Family Homes 

      Tait, Amy (2014-06-01)
      The single family home rental market has always been a very significant part of our housing market and national economy; however, the fragmentation among “mom and pop” owners has resulted in little centralized data, research ...
    • Sound Off #1-2 Industry Professional Response 

      Feldman, Dave (2014-06-01)
      The U.S. solar industry has been able to dramatically decrease system costs over the past 5 years through the mobilization of global manufacturing and a more mature deployment workforce. Despite these successes, U.S. ...
    • Sound Off #1-2 Industry Professional Response 

      Lesser, David (2014-06-01)
      [Excerpt] As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Power REIT, I bring with me 25 years of experience in real estate investment and finance. Prior to Power REIT I held leadership roles with several public real-estate ...
    • Sound Off #2 (Industry Professional Response): The Institutionalization of Single Family Homes 

      Rand, Gregory (2014-06-01)
      As the housing crisis has drawn considerable attention to the housing industry, “deals” are becoming more and more scarce, which is fine with me. The US housing market was never meant to be a speculator’s bonanza. It is ...
    • South Bridge Project 

      Brown, Nina; deRoos, Jan; Burrell-Crowe, Elliot (2002-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Care Study- The Jean DuSable Company is facing a decision regarding the development options for the final parcels within the South Bridge Redevelopment Project, a large mixed-use development in the North Michigan ...
    • South Bridge Student Case Response 

      Su, Frank (2002-07-01)
      [Excerpt] ...The South Bridge Project is a mixed-use concept located in the North Michigan Avenue portion of Chicago's business district and is to contain retail on the first few floors, class A office, and a 300 room ...
    • South Bridge Student Case Response 

      Kroll, Josh (2002-06-01)
      [Excerpt] ...I originally believed that the Chicago market could support any mixed use project. Following my initial impression, I felt that the South Bridge Redevelopment Project should have roughly equal proportions of ...
    • State Intervention to (Un)manage Growth 

      Snider, Laura (2017-06-01)
      The classic dream of moving to a spacious, single-family home in the suburbs has led urban sprawl to become the standard pattern of American growth. Unfortunately, this type of growth—in the aggregate—has created a vast ...
    • Steering Enterprise: How the Real Estate Community and Government Can Work Together to Modernize the Country's Maritime Infrastructure 

      Trahan, Chris (2018-05-04)
      Industrial real estate in the U.S. is experiencing the one of the longest and strongest expansions on record. The expansion is being fueled by e-commerce companies such as Amazon, and the trend is likely to increase as ...
    • Strategic Default: The Popularization of a Debate Among Contract Scholars 

      Miller, Meredith R. (2011-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Given the recent, sharp decline in housing prices,1 an estimated 20% of homeowners with a mortgage are “underwater,”2 meaning that these homeowners have borrowed more than their homes are currently worth. Of those ...
    • Suburban Slum Redevelopment in Mumbai, India 

      Kharche, Madhura (2020-06-29)
      Slum redevelopment has recently emerged as a popular and successful model in Mumbai’s chaotic commercial real estate market. With slums occupying a significant portion of the city’s land, the government of Maharashtra’s ...
    • Sun Arrow Apartments: Investment Analysis of an Apartment Complex Acquisition 

      Hagedorn, Randy (2010-07-01)
      The Sun Arrow Apartments Case Study focuses on the evaluation of an investment opportunity for a 275-unit apartment complex in the El Paso, Texas market. After taking Sun Arrow out of bankruptcy, Frank Markowitz of Fannie ...
    • Survey Highlights: 2016 Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor 

      Editors, The (2017-06-01)
      Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate and Hodes Weill & Associates are pleased to present the findings of the fourth annual Institutional Real Estate Allocations Monitor (the “2016 Allocations Monitor”). The ...