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2016 WX Scholarships Awarded to Three Columbia MBA Students

Real Estate News | April 29, 2016

The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate is pleased to announce that Laura Burkey ’16, Cheryl Kong ‘16, and Erin Williams ’16 have all been awarded scholarships by the organization WX, New York Women Executives in Real Estate. As part of their scholarship package, they will the opportunity to participate in WX monthly breakfasts, annual dinner, and its prestigious mentoring program. All three women are focusing their MBA studies on real estate and also serve on the executive board of the school’s Real Estate Association.

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Real Estate Association Tours Singapore and China

Real Estate News | April 14, 2016

Forty students from Columbia Business School attended a study tour to Singapore and Southern China from March 13th through March 20th.  Also in attendance were Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn, Earle W. Kazis and Benjamin Schore Professor of Real Estate, and Executive-in-Residence Leanne Lachman. The trip was sponsored by the Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business and the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate. The trip was organized by Charles Griffith ’16, Cheryl Kong ’16, Durrell Mack ’17, Joseph Noon ’17, and Erin Williams ’16.

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Distinguished Alumni Interview Series: Nicholas Bienstock ’96

Real Estate News | April 13, 2016

Nicholas Bienstock ’96 is the Co-Managing Partner of Savanna. In a recent interview with Eric Liang ’17, Mr. Bienstock discussed trends in creative office development in Brooklyn, starting his own business, and gave advice for Columbia Business School students aspiring to have careers in real estate.

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REA Tours Related Companies’ Time Warner Center

Real Estate News | April 04, 2016

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Columbia Business School’s Real Estate Career Forum, a Snowy Success

Real Estate News | March 07, 2016

On Friday February 5, 2016, Columbia Business School’s Real Estate Association, in partnership with the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, hosted the 7th annual Real Estate Career Forum at the Columbia Club of NY.  Despite the snow and difficult weather, over 20 prestigious companies from varying parts of the Real Estate industry attended the Career Forum to meet and exchange information with current Business School students. 

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2015 Real Estate Symposium Report: Opening Keynote Address

Real Estate News | February 18, 2016

Addressing a packed auditorium of industry professionals, faculty, and alumni of Columbia Business School, Barry Sternlicht, Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group offered his thoughts on the macroeconomic investment climate and its relationship to the current state of the real estate markets.

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2015 Real Estate Symposium Panel Report: How Long Can This Real Estate Cycle last?

Real Estate News | February 11, 2016

David Sherman moderated a panel of four distinguished real estate professionals, trying to unpack a simple question with an answer that was anything but: how long can this commercial real estate cycle last?  

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2015 Real Estate Symposium Panel Report: Trends in Development

Real Estate News | February 11, 2016

The panel kicked off with moderator Paul Pariser, Co-CEO of Taconic Investment Partners asking the panelists about some recent career highlights and their backgrounds before moving on to other hot topics and trends. 

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2015 Real Estate Symposium Panel Report: Emerging Real Estate Uses and Market Disruptors

Real Estate News | February 11, 2016

This dynamic panel, moderated by alumna Nancy Lashine ’81, brought together three visionaries whose companies are cultivating change within the commercial and residential real estate markets. 

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2015 Real Estate Symposium Report: Closing Address

Real Estate News | February 11, 2016

Tom Barrack, Founder and Executive Chairman of Colony Capital joined Professor Lynne B. Sagalyn for a fireside chat to close the 8th Annual Columbia Business School Real Estate Symposium on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

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