Recent Submissions

  • Boca Bay: The Impact of Insurance Availability on Residential Property Values 

    Weeks, H. Shelton; Fraser, Steve P.; Finch, J. Howard (2014-07-01)
    This case study requires students to determine a method for estimating the valuation impact of the changes in access to flood insurance - specifically, changes in the expense associated with the purchase of insurance in ...
  • Collaborate or Compete: How Do Landlords Respond to the Rise in Coworking? 

    Green, Rebecca (2014-07-01)
    Changes in technology, attitudes toward work, and the new ‘shared economy’ have created an environment in which people have more options for how, when and where to work. Working from home, telecommuting, hoteling, and ...
  • Letter from the Editors 

    Bandy, Ryan; Doran, Evan (2014-07-01)
    [Excerpt] We are honored to present the 12th Volume of the Cornell Real Estate Review (CRER), a student edited and managed publication with oversight from faculty in the Baker Program in Real Estate at Cornell University. ...
  • Using REITs to Invest in Utility Scale Solar Projects 

    McKinley, Brian (2014-07-01)
    [Excerpt] Public policy in the form of Renewable Portfolio Standards, rising electricity costs, and a sharp decline in upfront costs for commercial and utility scale solar power projects in recent years have allowed for ...
  • New York City’s Annual Income and Expenses: Statement Filing Requirement – a Land Mine for the Unwary Purchaser or Owner of Real Property 

    McCaffrey, Ryan A.; Lichy, Albert D. (2014-07-01)
    Since 1986, New York City law has required owners of incomeproducing properties in New York City to file an annual income and expense statement, colloquially referred to as an RPIE statement, with the Department of Finance. ...
  • Between We Buy Houses and We Buy Wholesale 

    Harvey, Cori R. (2014-07-01)
    The distressed residential real estate market has always depended upon the innovations of private, micro investors to reorganize the housing market and redistribute distressed properties for the benefit of homeowners, home ...
  • Foreword 

    Funk, David L. (2014-07-01)
    [Excerpt] Welcome to the 2014 edition of the Cornell Real Estate Review (CRER), a publication that features practical, applied research interspersed with commercial real estate cases and industry awards relied upon by our readers.
  • Table of Contents 

    Editorial Board, Cornell Real Estate Review (2014-07-01)
  • The Value of Flexibility: A Finance Application of Options to Real Estate 

    Pezeshkian, Hamid; Lashgari, Sina; Stiller, Duane (2014-07-01)
    Real estate is among the most strategic of businesses. Each property class has both independent and linked economic, demographic, and political constituents. Moreover, there are dozens of parties involved that influence ...
  • 2014 Industry Leader Award: Jorge M. Pérez 

    Pérez, 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 ...

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