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Elliott Associates: They Market like They Own itElliott Associates has this unique company motto that inspires its clients' complete trust: Marketing a property like they own it. Now, that is one real estate marketing strategy you do not hear every day. And if you do, you do not see it done every day as well. So, what does this mean in real busin...
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Invesco Advisors - Real Estate Anyone have the know on this group? Positive or negative experience working with them? Their line of work seems interesting, but hoping to put together a better understanding of their day-to-day. ...
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Investment Sales -> REIT DevelopmentIm currently an IS analyst at a major brokerage (think CB, JLL, Eastdil) in a major market. Recently I was hit up by a recruiter with an opportunity to be a development analyst at a major REIT who was looking at one of the deals we recently put on the market. I'm just wondering if this is a good ...
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Moving from Property Management to REPE/Asset ManagementHi All, I'm still relatively new to the site though I have been lurking for a bit. Through searching on the site I was unable to find some insights or if it is possible to move from commercial property management (office/industrial) to the Asset Management/REPE/acquisition side of the industry. Basi...
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Ditch banking for real estate development?Need some help/advice, guys. I'm a junior economics major at a well ranked, but not target by any means, liberal arts college. I thought I wanted to do IB, but I just found out that none of my summer plans are going to work out. I had an IB internship during last semester, but I can't work there th...
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Acquisitions vs. Investment Sales (at the Junior Analyst level) Gentleman, What's the big difference in these roles at the Junior Analyst level assuming the Investment Sales role would be at a top shop (Eastdil/HFF/CBRE/JLL)? Putting aside compensation, which would obviously be higher in an Acquisitions role. From my knowledge, both will spend majority of their...
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Student Housing (Private/Public and Large/Small)Who can name some players in the northeast? American Campus, Vesper Holdings, Core Campus, The Scion Group, Prime Property, MJW--- the more the better. Anyone ever done a student housing deal? Acquired, disposed, constructed, brokered? ...
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REPE AM Analyst vs BB CRE Lending AM AnalystBesides pay/prestige/exit opps, I would like any info on the differences in daily work/job description between these positions if any... is it more in depth on the PE side,etc.? On the REPE side, would exposure to waterfall/JV modeling be beneficial at all.. or is that left to acquisitions/investme...
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Debt Underwriter vs Development Analyst vs Acquisitions AnalystAssuming you're dealing with the same asset class, how are these positions different from each other? Can you move back from being a debt underwriter to an acquisition role and vice versa? Is one more "prestigious" than the other? ...
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CMBS Associate/VP compensationDoes anyone have an idea roughly of what base an bonus would be for a 2nd or 3rd year associate or a 1st year VP in CMBS in NYC at a big bank? I searched a lot but mostly found analyst numbers, so please don't throw monkey crap at me. ...
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Investment Sales InternshipHi Everyone-I have been talking to a large RE firm (think Eastdil, HFF, CB) about interning for their Investment Sales team on the west coast. Would this be a good internship opportunity before my senior year? Also would you guys recommend interning for Investment sales or Debt/equity placement? Wo...
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Real Estate Technology - Venture CapitalCommercial real estate investing/management and technology have historically operated in two different silos, with almost no overlap. A major reason for this, in my opinion, is the reluctance for change in a top-down industry. 60-year old portfolio managers aren't reading Hacker News looking for an...
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Touring Potential AcquisitionsI work in acquisitions at a REIT that focuses on both office and industrial however in my short career I have mainly focused on office and have more exp touring office and knowing what to look for/focus on. Can someone who has experience shed some light on industrial assets and what you focus on wh...
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Any info on Newmark Grubb Knight Frank?I know that they have a ton of cash and recently acquired ARA. I also know that they are really ramping things up in several cities across the United States. Would like to get some info about their investment sales division. Anyone work for them or have anything to contribute on them? Are they on th...
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Does REPE really favor REIB experience more than brokerage/acquisitions?I know this is constantly mentioned in bits and pieces on this forum, but can someone explain to me why the consensus seems to be that going from REIB -> REPE as the favorable path? The way I see it, in the general sense REPE is investing in properties and achieving returns for investors. Wouldn'...
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Harrison Street-REPEDoes anyone have any insight on Harrison Street in Chicago? They seem like a solid REPE firm with 7.5 Bill AUM. I am looking into joining their Acquisitions team after graduation? Any insight would be greatly appreciated! ...
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2015 Preqin Global Real Estate ReportDoes anyone have a copy of the 2015 Preqin Global Real Estate Report? Willing to give multiple SBs! https://www.preqin.com/item/2015-preqin-global-rea... ...
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NCREIF Cap Rate DataHi guys, I've been trying to get NCREIF's database for a project I'm doing but can't find the raw data on it (only graphs). I was wondering if anyone knew where to find such data or had access to it and would be willing to forward me the cap rates for NCREIF Property Index for 1972-present? Any help...
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REIT Final round interview no response, bad signs? HELPHey guys and gurus of WSO. I recently interviewed at a REIT for a Summer position and I really really like the firm. First round interview with three analysts and managers went well, I sent my thank you note after my interview and got almost instant replies from all three and very warm responses. I ...
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Goldman Sachs RMD QuestionI went through GS recruiting and was offered a full-time position in the Realty Management Division. I was wondering how prestigious this division is when compared with some of Goldman's top divisions such as IBD, IMD, etc. How would it compare to top divisions at other BB/MM? I understand that RM...
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MIT MSRED vs USC MREDI've been admitted into both the MIT MSRED and USC MRED programs and thoroughly enjoyed/respected both when visiting. Coming from a design background, I'd like to transition into development eventually (not necessarily immediately) ending up on the west coast. MIT: -prestigious, global brand -very ...
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Argus DCFThrough my real estate MS program, I've been granted access to Argus DCF for $99. I've never really needed it in my line of work (my organizations have been heavy users of Excel modeling and proprietary databases), but I'd be interested in learning it for possible future endeavors (in 2 1/2 to 4 yea...
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Private Equity Real Estate Master ThesisHello everyone, I am planning to do my Master thesis on a Private Equity Real Estate subject and am currently searching for interesting research questions. If anybody has any idea of a particular topic that could be interesting to further investigate, please express yourself. I am not asking you to ...
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