Third Annual ICSC & Cornell International Retail Real Estate Case Competition

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May 20, 2018 - May 21, 2018  All day

We are pleased to announce the ICSC & Cornell International Retail Real Estate Competition 2018, hosted jointly by the Center for Real Estate and Finance and International Council of Shopping Centers.

The case competition, held annually, will take place during RECon, the world’s largest retail real estate convention. The invitation-only competition will welcome undergraduate teams of four students each from top university real estate programs. The teams will make presentations of their analysis of a real estate case study based on an actual transaction to a panel of industry executive judges. This intense competition provides an opportunity for students to practice the skills they have learned in the classroom and showcase their talents to the leaders of the industry.

Competing universities include Cornell University, New York University, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Connecticut, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Queensland.

CREF would like to thank this year's judges:
o Karen Case - President & Executive Managing Director; US Commerical Real Estate, CIBC
o Holly Cohen- Founder of Holly Cohen Retail Advisory Services, LLC
o John Crossman - Chief Executive Officer, Crossman & Company
o Peter Eisenberg - Principal, Clark Street Real Estate
o Stefan Freiberg - Chief Financial Officer, International Council of Shopping Centers
o John Gerdes -Executive Vice President, Retail Asset Management at L & B Realty Advisors, LLP
o Carl Goertemoeller - Chief Business Development Officer, Viking Partners
o Elizabeth Holland - Chief Executive Officer & General Council, Abbell Associates, LLC
o Brad Hutensky - Founder & CEO, Hutensky Capital Partners
o Shobi Khan - President & Chief Operating Officer, GGP Inc.
o Richard Kuhle - Founding Principal, Chairman & CEO, Vestar Development Company
o Kenneth Lamy - Founder, President & CEO, The Lamy Group
o James Maurin- Founder & Past Chairman, Stirling Properties
o Marty Mayer- President & CEO, Stirling Properties
o John Morrison - Vice Chairman, Choice Properties REIT
o Gary Rappaport- Chief Executive Officer, Rappaport
o Beverly Ricks – Principal, Retail Property Solutions, LLC
o George Sakakeeny- Founder & Managing Member, Colonial Square Ventures LLC
o John Swagerty - Senior Vice President for Development, Acadia Realty Trust
o Sarah Vasquez - Executive Vice President, Management & Operations, Howard Hughes Corporation

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