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    • 2016 Real Estate Industry Leader Profile: MaryAnne Gilmartin 

      Henderson, 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 ...
    • A Lender's Vorpal Sword: Expungement Affidavits & Their Power to Void Sheriff's Sales & Revert Mortgages Back to the Homeowner 

      LaBar, Joshua (2016-06-01)
      Like many Americans across the country, Michigan residents have faced a staggering number of foreclosures in the last few years.2 In 2009, Laura Buttazzoni was one of the many Michigan homeowners facing the dire reality ...
    • Affordable Housing Policies: An Overview 

      Kalugina, Anastasia (2016-06-01)
      As urban housing markets throughout the United States increasingly exhibit challenges of affordability, federal, state, and local governments have placed renewed emphasis on housing, specifically mixed-income housing, which ...
    • Autonomous Vehicles and Commercial Real Estate 

      Henderson, Jason; Spencer, Jason (2016-06-01)
      Hardly a day goes by without the release of a handful of news stories about autonomous vehicles (or AVs for short). The proverbial “tipping point” of awareness has been reached in the public consciousness as AV technology ...
    • Baker Program's Inaugural Domestic Trip to San Francisco and Silicon Valley 

      Farrell, Matthew; Lathan, Robert; Willis, Harrison (2016-06-01)
      [Excerpt] In late January, first-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate attended the first annual domestic real estate trek as part of the program’s newly revised curriculum. For this inaugural trip, students ...
    • Baker Program's Inaugural International Trip to Vancouver 

      Henderson, Jason; Spencer, Jason (2016-06-01)
      [Excerpt] In March 2016, second-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate embarked on a trip to Vancouver, British Columbia to meet with the people and companies that have played a role in shaping Vancouver into ...
    • Baker Viewpoint: Curtailment Mortgages are a Win-Win Economic Policy 

      Henderson, Jason; Farrell, Matthew (2016-06-01)
      What happens if you prepay your standard residential mortgage? This question puzzles most people, and worse yet the answer can be even more confusing. However, a minor policy change that alters how prepayments are applied ...
    • Betting Against the House: Redeveloping a Former Casino in Reno, Nevada 

      Jalazo, Mathew (2016-06-01)
      Reno, Nevada, one of the nation’s original gaming meccas, is in the midst of reinventing itself and dramatically broadening its economic base. The timing is portentous, as a soft market for casino gaming prevails, largely ...
    • Findings from the 2015 Institutional Real Estate Capital Allocations Monitor 

      Green, Matthew (2016-06-01)
      Since 2013, the Baker Program in Real Estate and Hodes Weill & Associates have co-sponsored the Institutional Real Estate Capital Allocations Monitor (the “Allocations Monitor”). The Allocations Monitor was created to ...
    • Impact of Rapid Transit on the Residential Market in Hudson County, New Jersey 

      Pamidimukkala, Ravikanth (2016-06-01)
      The New York Metropolitan region is one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world, and the single largest in North America.[1] It is also one of the most prominent economic centers, with New York City at the ...
    • Lennar Technology: The Connected Consumer Has Arrived in Multifamily 

      Lathan, Robert (2016-06-01)
      As multifamily homebuilders progress into the 21st century, they have looked to integrate electronics and technology to simplify and enhance their businesses. The use of programs like Yardi and MRI for both property ...
    • Pathways: A Conversation with Karl Mistry '04 

      Farrell, Matthew (2016-06-01)
      Karl Mistry’s responsibilities include oversight of all Toll Brothers communities throughout Houston, Texas, and he is actively involved in the acquisition and approval process for new residential development. Mistry joined ...
    • Real Estate Case Competitions 

      Green, Matthew (2016-06-01)
      Real Estate is by nature a hands-on business in which real-world experience and new challenges are the best teacher. With this in mind, graduate real estate education has embraced case competitions as a way to apply ...
    • Repositioning a Multifamily Asset 

      Willis, Harrison (2016-06-01)
      Multifamily investments, particularly value-added strategies, have been of keen interest to real estate investors for years now. Successful execution of a multifamily investment offers excellent risk-adjusted returns when ...