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China Study Tour: From Luxury Retail to Street Food

Real Estate News | March 31, 2014

A group of 32 Columbia Business School real estate students and faculty members headed to Hong Kong and Beijing over spring break, March 16-23, for a deeper look at the Chinese property market. On the agenda: dim sum, a Peking duck dinner, the Great Wall, and visits with more than a dozen local and international developers and investors.

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Aaron Kazam ’15 Named ICSC Foundation Grossman Graduate Scholar

Real Estate News | March 24, 2014

Aaron Kazam ’15 has been named an International Council of Shopping Centers Foundation Grossman Graduate Scholar. The award includes a scholarship as well as a grant to attend ICSC RECon, the global convention for the shopping center industry.

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School Again Finishes in the Money at UNC Case Competition

Real Estate News | February 26, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Columbia Business School placed in the top three at the invitation-only UNC Real Estate Development Challenge. Ashley McDonald ’15, Matthew Nunn ’14, Atif Z. Qadir ’14, and Daniel Wagman ’15 of team “Sustained Growth Properties” finished third at the competition on February 20-21 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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REA Treks to the Very Center of Miami Beach

Real Estate News | February 10, 2014

On February 6-8, thirteen MBA real estate students traveled to South Beach to gain a sense of the shifting market landscape and how Miami-based companies are taking advantage of local, national, and international opportunities.

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Two Students Win Academic Paper Contest

Real Estate News | January 14, 2014

As part of its first-ever student academic paper competition, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) recognized two Columbia students for their writing.

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Karl Chan ’15 Wins YMWREA Scholarship

Real Estate News | January 14, 2014

For the second year in a row, a Columbia Business School student was awarded the YMWREA David Winoker Scholarship. Karl Chan ’15, an officer within the school’s Real Estate Association, was named the 2013-14 scholarship recipient, which recognizes personal and professional success and charitable or community service involvement.

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Glen Named to Key Post in de Blasio Administration

Real Estate News | January 07, 2014

Adjunct Professor Alicia Glen, who started the Social Impact Real Estate Investing and Development class, was tapped by incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio to be deputy mayor for housing and economic development.

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2013 Real Estate Symposium Report: Opening Remarks and Keynote

Real Estate News | December 13, 2013

Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn and Michael Berman ’86 opened the sixth annual Columbia Business School Real Estate Symposium. Berman introduced Sam Zell as a pioneer in the REIT industry. The opening remarks were followed by a lively fireside chat between Zell and Sagalyn.

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2013 Real Estate Symposium New York Panel Report: Is the Sky the Limit?

Real Estate News | December 13, 2013

The panel “Is the Sky the Limit? NYC Real Estate Pricing Keeps Climbing” discussed recent trends in the local real estate market and whether continued appreciation is likely.

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2013 Real Estate Symposium Debt Panel Report: Uncharted Waters

Real Estate News | December 13, 2013

At the panel “Uncharted Waters— Navigating Today’s Debt Markets,” experts from several major firms discussed debt investment products and opportunities.

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