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COVID-19 insights and tools for the hospitality industry

The Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration has developed a collection of resources to equip all sectors of the hospitality industry with tools and guidance as its leaders continue to navigate the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Members in the News

CREF Advisory Board members and their companies are often featured in the news as thought leaders in their fields. Here, at the Center for Real Estate and Finance, we are proud to recognize their accomplishments. Please take a moment to learn more about our members!

November 9, 2021

Benefit series brings celebrity chefs to Wilmington restaurants

Featuring CREF Board member Rob Buccini ’90 (A&S), Co-president, The Buccini/Pollin Group

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November 8, 2021

PM Hotel Group Announces Upcoming Merger with Paramount

Featuring CREF Chairman Art Adler ’78, President, Adler Hotel Advisors LLC

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November 2, 2021

Israeli Restaurant Motek Café Expands Across Miami

Featuring CREF Board member Jackie Soffer P’ 20, Chairman & CEO, Turnberry

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CREF News and Updates

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November 18, 2021

Cornell Hotel Indices: Third Quarter 2021 Pole Vaulting to a New High

The hospitality industry is bouncing back. Hotels are seeing a rebound and some hotels are rising above the pre-pandemic average.

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November 11, 2021

Case Study Explores Real Estate Investment in Shanghai

Professor Peng Liu and Terence Loh ’97, MBA ’06 challenge students to solve a real-world business problem in their case study, “Real Estate: Private Equity Investment in Shanghai.”

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August 4, 2021

The Time and Space for Disruption: Using Technology to Reinvent Hospitality Business Models

Three industry experts discuss the role of tech in disrupting hospitality business model

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