Columbia University Business School Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate

Spring 2019


Coming to Terms


Columbia Business School Hosts 7th Annual “Coming to Terms: Negotiating Real Estate Joint Ventures” Workshop


In November, students from seven different graduate programs at Columbia, MIT, Harvard, and NYU gathered at Columbia Business School to participate in this annual day-long event exploring all aspects of negotiating a joint venture. The event is co-sponsored by the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), and the MIT Center for Real Estate, and offers participants the unique opportunity to engage with and learn from experienced professionals from the legal, finance, and operational sides of the real estate industry. Read more 



Alumni Voices: An Interview with Julie Wong ’03

Julie Wong '03


“I find the real estate industry infinitely interesting and personally rewarding for many reasons, not least of which, it attracts a great group of people—a testament to the relationship-based nature of the business.”
In a recent interview with Jodie Zhang ’19, Julie Wong ’03, Partner at GreenOak discussed her career trajectory and gave advice to women starting their careers in real estate. Read more 


Lessons to Share: Real Estate Students “Trek” to Los Angeles

Fall 2018 LA Trek


A group of twenty-one first and second year real estate students traveled to Los Angeles in November to meet with real estate professionals focused on development, investment, and advisory services. Students visited seven companies, including CBRE, Arc Capital, Hines, CIM, Mack Real Estate Group, Clairon Partners, and Greystar over the course of the two-day trip. Read more 




2019 Real Estate Capital Markets Conference Highlights

Amidst a time of political uncertainty, yet capping a year with markets still on the rise, Goodwin and Columbia Business School held their 12th annual Real Estate Capital Markets Conference in January 2019, with over 450 attendees. Read the conference recap.


What is the State of the Global Real Estate Capital Markets?
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What’s Happening in the Proptech Space
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New Program: Real Estate as an Asset and Business

Real Estate as an Asset and a Business


We are excited to announce a new finance program at Columbia Business School Executive Education. Taught by Columbia's esteemed real estate faculty from the School's Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, the Real Estate as an Asset and Business program provides participants with a deep understanding of real estate valuation and investments.


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Faculty in the Media


Professor Christopher Mayer in The New York Times & Bloomberg.

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Alumni in the Media


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Inside View


Real estate students tour Uptown House Harlem.

J.C. Hay ’19 describes his experience at the 2018 National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) Fall Conference in Chicago.

Michael Barkman ’20 and Shengyang Shi ’19 detail presentations at the 2019 NIC Spring Conference in San Diego.

The Real Estate Association tours Panorama with LIVWRK.

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Join Us: Alumni Events


May 2, 2019

Real Estate Alumni Reception

The 2019 Real Estate Alumni Reception will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Columbia Club of New York (in residence at the Penn Club). Registration is now open! More information 

2018 Real Estate Alumni Reception


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