Center for Real Estate and Finance

The Center for Real Estate and Finance is in the vanguard of education with one of the largest and most esteemed faculty in the world, the deepest and widest breadth of industry experience, and the most valued and diversified intellectual contributions.



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

Student Experience

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

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Happening at the Center

Kenneth A. Himmel

Featured advisory board member: Kenneth A. Himmel '70

Kenneth A. Himmel '70 is president and chief executive officer of Related Urban, the nation's leading developer of large-scale mixed-use properties. 

2016 presentation

9th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition

This annual invitation-only event tasks student teams with analyzing an actual commercial real estate transaction.

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