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Distinguished Alumni Interview Series: Cia Buckley Marakovits ’93

Real Estate News | August 10, 2015

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Faculty Interview Series: Camille Douglas

Real Estate News | July 20, 2015

Camille Douglas is currently a Managing Director at LeFrak. Previously, Ms. Douglas specialized in international real estate investments and has been a key advisor to several prominent real estate companies spanning from the Canary Wharf development on the east side of London to a commercial development joint venture in Brazil.  She is also a long-standing adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and teaches a course titled “Global Real Estate Investment.”  Adjunct Professor Douglas’s class is known for bringing together students and top real estate industry leaders. In a recent interview with Alex Jugant ’16, she discussed her professional experience, her thoughts on the global economy, and her recommendations for aspiring real estate professionals.

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Columbia Business School’s MBA Real Estate Program Hosts PREA Institute

Real Estate News | July 01, 2015

Columbia Business School’s MBA Real Estate program hosted approximately 50 members of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) from all across the country, on campus for the prestigious PREA Institute on June 9th and 10th.

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2015 Annual Real Estate Alumni Reception

Real Estate News | May 08, 2015

The annual gathering of Columbia Business School real estate alumni took place on May 6 at the Columbia Club of New York and honored Distinguished Real Estate Partner, Jon Gray of Blackstone.  This lively reception, which draws alumni from near and far, is presented annually by the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate and Real Estate Circle and sponsored by Goodwin Procter LLP.

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WX Scholarships Awarded to Three Columbia MBA Students

Real Estate News | May 07, 2015

The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate is pleased to announce that Lili Luizova ’15, Joanna Wong ’15, and Stephanie Wright ’16 have all been awarded scholarships by the organization WX, New York Women Executives in Real Estate.

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REA Tours Rockefeller Center and Rainbow Room

Real Estate News | May 04, 2015

On Friday, April 24th, the Real Estate Association (REA) and members of the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate met with executives and property managers from Tishman Speyer and toured the firm’s Rockefeller Center complex. The tour was led by Chris Roth ’14, a graduate of the Columbia Business School Executive MBA Program, who is responsible for asset management of Rockefeller Center.

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Real Estate Association Elects 2015-16 VPs

Real Estate News | April 29, 2015

The Columbia Business School Real Estate Association (REA) is pleased to announce the co-presidents and vice presidents elected for the 2015–16 academic year. The officers, all in the class of 2016, were elected by the REA membership. Assistant vice presidents will be elected from the incoming class in the fall.

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REA Treks to the U.S. Capital

Real Estate News | April 20, 2015

Just in time for cherry blossoms, the Columbia Business School (CBS) Real Estate Association (REA) traveled to Washington, D.C. on April 10 to learn more about current investments trends and opportunities within this uniquely supply constrained and public sector driven market. They were joined by representatives from the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate and CBS Career Management Center for a day-long trek around D.C.’s central business district, Tysons Corner, and Reston, VA.

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Dream Builders Film Screening and Q&A with Peter Lehrer

Real Estate News | April 02, 2015

On Monday, March 30th, the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate hosted a screening of the film Dream Builders on campus, which was followed by a question and answer session with the firm’s principal, Peter Lehrer. 

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Bogotá and Mexico City Study Tour: From Multifamily to Mariachi

Real Estate News | March 30, 2015

During Columbia Business School’s spring break from March 14 through 22, a group of 22 real estate students and faculty members traveled to Bogotá and Mexico City to understand more about these emerging markets, their real estate dynamics, and doing business in these cultures.

On the docket were full days of visits with local real estate players such as Terranum Capital in Bogotá and Thor Urbana Capital in Mexico City, in addition to city tours and visits to historical sites and museums.

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