March 9, 2017         
Second Annual Titans of Real Estate Panel 
Join us in New York City on April 28, 2017, for the second annual Titans of Real Estate, hosted by the Center for Real Estate and Finance. Panel members are Sandeep Mathrani, General Growth Properties; Steven Roth, Vornado Realty Trust; and David Simon, Simon Property Group; and the moderator will be Richard Baker, SHA ’88, Hudson’s Bay Company... Read more »
Hotels Are Getting Costlier to Finance – 2016 4th Quarter Report of the Hotel Indicies
The final report of the 2016 Cornell Real Estate Market Indicies is now available. The Standardized Unexpected Price (SUP) metric continued to show positive momentum in the price of large hotels with continued decline in the price of small hotels. All of the Hotel Market Indicies are available for free download through our Scholarly Commons page... Read more »
Cornell Team Wins First Place in IHIF Student Case Competition
Congratulations to the Cornell team for winning this year’s IHIF Student Case Competition, held on March 6, during the 20th annual International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin. Each year, undergraduate student teams compete in a case competition during the IHIF meeting... Read more »
WX Panel Discussion
WX: New York Women Executives in Real Estate joined the Center for Real Estate and Finance (CREF) and Cornell Real Estate Women (CREW) to host the WX Panel Discussion on March 2. This was the fourth year WX and CREF have collaborated to host the event. CREW is Cornell's primary graduate and professional student... Read more »
Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition
A student team representing the Chinese University of Hong Kong took the top prize of $10,000 in the Eighth Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition, held in November in New York City. The University of Wisconsin at Madison and University of Sydney tied for second place (good for $4,500 each).... Read more »
Welcome New Board Members
The center has welcomed four new board members in recent months. Advisory board members’ diverse expertise contribute to the breadth of knowledge on the board in advising CREF activities. They are: Adam Burinescu, CALS '03, Managing Director, Centerbridge Partners; Neil Luthra, Principal, Highate; Jay Mantz, President, Rialto Capital; and Ben Rowe ’96, Managing Partner, KHP Capital Partners.
Board Meeting and Students at ALIS
Professor Dan Quan, Robert C. Baker Professor in Real Estate, Arthur Adler '78 and Karen Newman Adler '78 Academic Director of the Center for Real Estate and Finance (CREF), hosted an informal breakfast meeting with the CREF Advisory Board on January 24 in Los Angeles during the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS)... Read more »
Upcoming Events
March 15
Open Session with Alex Popov '98... more »
Statler 341
March 27
Open Session with David Israel '09... more »
 Statler 341
May 3
Open Session with Scott Rechler P'19... more »
Statler Hall, 5th Floor Tower
April 24
Open Session with John Arabia '91 and Scott Broder '11... more »
Statler 341
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