"IF WE GET THROUGH THE NEXT FEW WEEKS...."
MIT Expert Panel Analyzes Financial Crisis, Debates Cure
MIT/CRE Professor William Wheaton (far left) joined a panel of MIT faculty experts in economics and business to analyze the ongoing financial crisis in the global markets. The October 8th special session filled lecture hall 10-250 to capacity and extended to two overflow auditoriums. Read article & see webcast.
MOODYS/REAL COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INDEX (CPPI)
THE "KINETIC CITY" IS KEY TO DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA'S URBAN BOOM
MIT/CRE Graduation Weekend
India's rapidly growing cities are rich with development opportunities. But to be successful in the country's urban boom, developers must understand the two faces of its cities. On Friday, September 26, as a part of the MIT Center for Real Estate's Graduation & Alumni Reunion Weekend, Prof. Rahul Mehrotra explored the importance of the "static city" and "kinetic city" to urban real estate ventures in India. (Full Article)
MIT/CRE GRADUATION WEEKEND 2008
Couldn't Make It? Watch the Webcast!
Introduction, Marion Cunningham
State of the Center, Tony Ciochetti
Research Update, David Geltner
Student Thesis Presentation by Jason Pearson and Kate Wittels -- Vertical Phasing in Commercial Real Estate Development
Student Thesis Presentation by Matt Flowers -- Show Me the Money: A Study of Real Estate Development Returns
Student Thesis Presentation by Odusote Oladimeji -- Stimulating Nigeria's Emerging Real Estate Markets
Professor Rahul Mehrota, Urban India: Questions for Urban Design
Professor Judy Layzer, Real Estate Development in Sustainable Cities
Recent Additions to MITREX Job Postings
The MIT REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE (MITREX)
RECENT MITREX UPDATES:
Take a look at these and the other theses added to MITREX throughout August and September!
If you have not signed up for MITREX, we invite you to do so.
Students Attending ULI Fall Meeting in Miami, FL
Members of the Center for Real Estate's Class of 2009 will be attending the Fall Meeting of the Urban Land Institute in Miami, FL. In addition to attending the Meeting sessions, we encourage the Class to connect with other alums who are attending the Meeting as well. If you would like to meet the Class of 2009, e-mail Maria Vieira and let her know. We will be announcing the location of the MIT/CRE reception in a couple of weeks. Keep an eye out for an e-mail from the Chairman, Tony Ciochetti, further enlisting your support!
October 15, 2008
LEARNING FROM LEADERS: Don Suter, Managing Partner – M3 Capital Partners
AACRE NEWS and UPDATES
NEW Hong Kong Chapter Starting!
Have you renewed your AACRE membership? The $50 dues payment provides discounts to AACRE events and a 25% discount on PDCs, now offered year round! Click to pay dues.
NEW! Calling all Hong Kong-based Alumni/ae
Do you work with or have an interest in Asian Real Estate? A network of Hong Kong-based alumni/ae has formed, and their goal is to develop and expand the real estate network. If you are interested in joining the MIT/CRE Hong Kong network, e-mail Tony Wang (CRE '07) with your contact details. Tony can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling all Europe-based Alumni/ae
Do you work with or have an interest in European Real Estate? A network of Europe-based alumni/ae has formed, and their goal is to develop and expand the real estate network. If you are interested in joining the MIT/CRE European network, e-mail Nick Spencer (CRE '03) with your contact details. Nick can be reached at email@example.com.
Calling all San Francisco-based Alumni/ae
San Francisco alums have been gathering monthly to eat, catch up on the local commercial property market, and network. For more information contact Ted Horton at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
REMINDERS AND NOTICES
Support the Center for Real Estate. The need for funding to support the "new vision" of the Center is ongoing. Click here to continue your support!
The 2007-2008 Version of the MIT/CRE Alumni Directory is available through MITREX.
Join AACRE, the Alumni Association of the MIT/CRE. Thanks to the MIT Alumni Association, MIT/CRE alumni/ae can pay their dues on line. Log in using your Infinite Connection login. Select the dues type you'd like to pay from the simple, secure, one-page form. Enter your billing and credit card information, and your dues are paid for this fiscal year (7/1 to 6/30).
The Class of 2008 MIT/CRE Resume Book is available in MITREX. Take a look, our students and graduates are impressive! The Class of 2009 resume book will be posted in October.
Alumni Network Services. Visit the MIT Alumni Association's web site to find addresses and contact information for classmates.