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Steve Carvell

"Welcome to the Center for Real Estate and Finance, the foremost venue for real estate practitioners, researchers, and students." Read More


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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CREF Student Experience

The Center for Real Estate and Finance provides students with a variety of opportunities to stay actively engaged in the real estate and financial industry. Learn More


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Giving Opportunities

Support our mission and advance the next generation of new knowledge through the Center for Real Estate and Finance’s research activities.

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Sponsorships

Shape the future of real estate by supporting center events and programs that enhance our students’ educational experience outside of the classroom.

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Members

Become an advisory board member and interact with leading practitioners, offer industry perspectives, and gain insight from researchers and academics.

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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!

Welcome New CREF Board Member!

Jun Ahn MPS RE ’00 joined YIDO in 2020 and is dual-hatted as the CEO of Core Value & Managing Director of the Real Estate Division, YIDO.

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Welcome New CREF Board Member!

Jason Lee ’95 is a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for AEW in Asia Pacific and Senior Portfolio Manager for AEW Value Investors Asia fund series.

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Welcome New CREF Board Member!

Rachel Roginsky ’79, ISHC, is the Owner and Founder of Pinnacle Advisory Group. She is based in the firm’s Boston office. Ms. Roginsky has more than 35 years of experience in hospitality consulting.

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CREF News and Updates

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February 22, 2021

Roundtable Recap: Sustainability in the era of COVID-19

Participants from around the world gathered virtually for the Center for Hospitality Research’s 11th Annual Sustainability Roundtable to discuss sustainability in the era of COVID-19.

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February 3, 2021

Empty hotel rooms have become private dining rooms and office spaces

Steven Carvell, professor of finance and director of the Center for Real Estate and Finance, discusses how hotels have become flexible amid the pandemic.

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December 7, 2020

Noteworthy: 12th Annual CIRECC Brings First Cornell Triumph in Five Years

The 12th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition (CIRECC) held its finals on November 6, with Cornell’s WEBS Group in first place.


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