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PIHE/CREF: Fall 2020 CREC Speaker Series: Kenny Blatt ’81
October 20, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
The Cornell Real Estate Club Speaker Series provides club members the opportunity to learn from and network with industry leaders. On October 20, Kenny Blatt ‘81, Principal at CPG Real Estate, and PIHE Advisory Board Member, will discuss Real Estate and Entrepreneurship: risk and rewards.
To log on to the meeting, please use the following Zoom link (PW: 992091): https://cornell.zoom.us/j/97804553464?pwd=YWNMS0QwSHRNMzhvTEtiUnN2M0thZz09
Kenneth Blatt, is currently a Principal and Managing Partner of CPG Real Estate and Dorado Beach Resort. CPG has been an active investor in the Caribbean and Central America (mainly through its $500m opportunity fund with Goldman Sachs) and now, other than its Dorado Beach project, is focused more on unique hospitality GP and residential development opportunities in the US. Dorado Beach is an iconic 1,400 unit integrated community in Puerto Rico where Mr. Blatt serves on its Board of Directors and oversees the executives that run all of Dorado Beach’s hotel, golf, membership and sales operations. Kenny has over 30 years of experiences as an entrepreneur and investor in the US, Caribbean, Central America and Central and Eastern Europe. From 1992-2000, he lived in Romania and Bulgaria and created the leading service businesses in advertising and outdoor and print media. In 2017, he launched but subsequently suspended operations of HeyHolidays, an alternative accommodation online marketplace and hospitality company based in Bangalore, India and has invested in and advised numerous hospitality start-ups. Kenny is also a graduate of Emory Law School and earned an advanced business certificate at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.