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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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2013 Real Estate Symposium Equity Panel Report: What Are Real Estate Investors Looking For?

Real Estate News | December 13, 2013

The panel “What Are Real Estate Investors Looking For?” framed investor needs against discussions of market and economic trends.

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2013 Real Estate Symposium Main Panel Report: CEO’s Corner

Real Estate News | December 13, 2013

At the panel “CEO’s Corner: Long-Term Perspectives,” industry leaders discussed the branding implications of the term “REIT,” their challenges in the industry, and the emergence of e-commerce as a competitor.

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2013 Real Estate Symposium Overview and Slide Show

Real Estate News | December 13, 2013

The sixth annual Real Estate Symposium took place on December 9, 2013, at the Columbia University Club of New York, with 200 alumni representing classes from 1959 to 2013 in attendance. Sam Zell, chairman, Equity Group Investments, delivered the keynote address.

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