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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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Second City Deal Takes First Prize at Real Estate Project Class Competition

Real Estate News | December 11, 2013

MBA students Sophie Ulrike Dorrer ’14, Jacob Feingold ’14, and Matthew Nunn ’14 won first place, the Alexander Bodini Foundation Prize, at the Real Estate Project Class Final Presentations Competition and Awards Dinner at Columbia Business School on December 10. They were one of four teams to present project recommendations in this culminating event of the second-year class taught by Adjunct Associate Professor Andrew C. Jacobs ’96.

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Faculty Interview Series: Michael Giliberto

Real Estate News | December 02, 2013

Michael Giliberto oversaw U.S. portfolio management and global investment strategy and research within the Global Real Assets Group at JPMorgan Asset Management and now consults, produces the Giliberto-Levy Commercial Mortgage Performance Index, and is a director of Empire State Realty Trust and of the Hunt Companies. He also teaches Real Estate Portfolio Management. In a recent interview with Jovaun Boyd ’14, he discussed the evolution of institutional investing in real estate, lessons on investing, and his teaching.

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School Hosts Real Estate Negotiating Event

Real Estate News | November 19, 2013

Organized in conjunction with the MIT Center for Real Estate, the event gave more than 60 graduate students from Columbia, MIT, and Harvard a chance to learn about joint ventures.

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REA Members Trek to Chicago

Real Estate News | November 15, 2013

One of America’s leading markets was the destination for the Columbia Business School Real Estate Association’s fall domestic “trek” on November 3-5.

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Conference Report: State Intervention and Private Enterprise

Real Estate News | October 03, 2013

The conference “State Intervention and Private Enterprise: Japan, the U.S., and China” addressed state intervention in private enterprise, comparing recent and historical trends in the United States, China, and Japan. Speakers and discussants including Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate Christopher J. Mayer addressed a broad range of topics relevant to the subject of intervention, including real estate finance.

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Why Did the Home Affordable Modification Program Underperform?

Real Estate News | July 31, 2013

New research suggests that the effectiveness of the Home Affordable Mortgage Program was severely limited by loan servicers’ low capacity to negotiate modifications.

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Faculty Interview Series: Alicia Glen

Real Estate News | July 09, 2013

Alicia Glen, managing director at Goldman, Sachs & Co., heads the firm’s Urban Investment Group (UIG), which provides capital to underserved domestic urban markets. Also an adjunct professor in the Finance and Economics Department, she teaches Social Impact Real Estate Investing and Development, offered for the first time in fall 2012. In a recent interview with Annie Koo ’14, Glen discussed how to connect the dots between the public and private sectors as well as her career path and teaching.

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