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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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Zona Rosa Wins Real Estate Project Class Competition

Real Estate News | February 09, 2016

Students in this year’s Real Estate Projects Class taught by Adjunct Associate Professor Andrew C. Jacobs ’96 worked diligently all semester in preparation for the Alexander Bodini Competition held at Columbia Business School on December 9, 2015. Competition was stiff, but MBA students Nikhil Chaudhri ’16, Taylor Ott ’16 and Aradhna Taneja ’16 ended up winning first place in the Alexander Bodini Foundation Prize Competition. 

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REA Tours DDG’s XOCO 325 Development in SoHo

Real Estate News | January 06, 2016

On Friday, December 4, 2015 the Real Estate Association (REA) met with representatives from DDG to tour one of their latest projects, XOCO 325, a luxury condominium development located at 325 West Broadway in SoHo, Manhattan. The tour was led by Zip Inayat ’13, Senior Development Manager, and Mike Ferry ’06, Managing Director.

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Columbia Business School Hosts Annual Workshop on Negotiating Real Estate Joint Ventures

Real Estate News | December 01, 2015

On Friday, November 20th, graduate students from the Real Estate programs at Columbia, MIT, and Harvard gathered in Uris Hall for the annual Coming to Terms: Negotiating Real Estate Joint Ventures event.  Co-sponsored by the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, The MIT Center for Real Estate, and the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, the event offered student participants the rare opportunity to engage with seasoned professionals from both the legal and business sides of the real estate industry.  

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REA Visits the Windy City

Real Estate News | November 08, 2015

Bringing warm weather and high spirits with them, the Columbia Business School (“CBS”) Real Estate Association (“REA”) traveled to Chicago from November 1st to 3rd to learn about the current investment landscape in the country’s 3rd largest city.  They were joined by representatives from the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate for a two-and-a-half day trek around The Loop and River North.  

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