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COVID-19 insights and tools for the hospitality industry

The 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!

April 22, 2020

Access Point Financial Launches Online Resource For Owners and Investors

“To help our clients better assess their respective situations and navigate the recovery, our goal is to be a responsible partner and provide impactful resources and tools to ensure their ongoing success.” -Dilip Petigara, CEO of Access Point Financial

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May 13, 2020

Silverstein: NYC Will ‘Get Through This’ on CO Panel With Tighe, Burger, Brancato

“We’re going to have people feeling comfortable coming back to the public transportation system and wearing masks.” -Marty Burger, P ’17 & ’20, CEO, Silverstein Properties

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May 29, 2020

Inside South Florida’s mall, retail and restaurant reopenings

“People obviously want to go out, and they want to have experiences, and there’s only so much experience you can have at home at a computer.” -Jackie Soffer P ’20, Chairman & CEO, Turnberry

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CREF News and Updates

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September 25, 2020

Noteworthy: SHA Career Management and Centers & Institutes reinstate internship program

The C&I Internship Program helps students find internships in the hospitality industry.

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July 22, 2020

Case study challenge invites students, alumni, and hospitality experts to weigh in

Chekitan Dev’s co-authored case examines options for expansion of a luxury resort. Learn more about the challenge and see how the industry responded.

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July 20, 2020

IHG bets on ultra-luxury even in this economy by expanding Regent hotels

Professor Steve Carvell says the the luxury market tends to be more insulated and recession-proof in most downturns.


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