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WSO Hall of Fame: Real Estate ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Real Estate Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the real estate industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navigate ...
WallStreetOasis.com
44 months 1 week ago
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From Real Estate Finance to Founder of Development Company - AMAI've been an observer on this site for a few years. In my mid-40s but use the site to keep current on how younger guys look at the business, career expectations, etc. Thought I'd do this AMA in order to pass on what I've learned (though it's your call as to how much you want to generalize from my ...
subsix
11615 min 12 sec ago
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Fixed vs. Floating Rate Wanted to get some feedback on a term sheet we received from a bank lender (Top 10 bank AUM). We requested a fixed and floating rate option from the lender. We received a term sheet with a 7-year fixed option and a 1-month LIBOR option (floating rate) that required a swap. Has anyone seen a bank le...
mjray87
181 hour 13 min ago
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Best path to Development?I know real estate as a whole has no direct path but someone with not really any full time experience relative to development/CRE finance..what is the best way if one can't get a Development Analyst type role off the bat? I really don't want to do Brokerage even as a debt/IS Analyst type. What are o...
jtl1002
131 hour 30 min ago
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World Class Capital GroupGot a callback for an interview with these guys. From searching it seems like a relatively young firm that is growing pretty rapidly. Mixed reviews on Glassdoor. Anybody familiar with the group that can offer any thoughts or insight? ...
ThatRealEstateGuy
122 hours 8 min ago
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RE roles based on my interests?I am trying to figure out my career path, I have some RE experience and really love the industry. I am most passionate about investment & development. I really dont want to sit at a desk all day or crunch numbers all day. I like the financial aspect to real estate but also the physicality, buyin...
cmartin9
02 hours 13 min ago
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Is a numeric keypad a must-have for you?I'm making a work-space setup to plug my laptop into. ...
FrankThaTank
02 hours 27 min ago
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Cap rate List for Manhattan Multi-Family properties by neighborhood from LES to Inwood etcDoes anyone have a year over year list for this asset class in Manhattan by neighborhood. Also if you happen to have a list that shows trading $/sf and price per door/apt that would be greatly appreciated (or where to access this information for say the last 4 years to feb/17). Thanks. ...
Ut_Ameris
02 hours 39 min ago
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Stepping Stones - Path to Acqusitions/REPEI'm currently a senior undergraduate (non-target) working towards breaking into CRE and ultimately want to be on the investment side in 1-3 years. While the ideal situation is to land something in acquisitions, or even REPE, straight out of the school...as many on this board know, this is highly unl...
Pocket_Rockets
64 hours 2 min ago
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Best Sources for New PositionsI'm curious to hear WSO's take on what the best resources are for finding a new position. This could become a valuable thread going forward. I just went through this process myself and found it pretty interesting that different avenues had vastly different hit rates for securing an interview. I am r...
picklemonkey
214 hours 33 min ago
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BB CRE Banking vs. CBRE/JLL/HFF (Debt not IS)Anyone have any thoughts on BB CRE Banking vs. CBRE/JLL/HFF type Capital Mkts (Debt)? Pros/Cons? Which offers better opportunities? Comp? ...
Porzingod1
1616 hours 36 min ago
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Cambridge University now has part time Real Estate mastersWhat do you guys think about this programme? Degree granted: Master of Studies (MSt) in Real EstateProgramme established: 2016Offered by: Department of Land EconomyDuration: 2 yearsTuition 20,600 GBP = ~ 26,000 USDProfile sought: "This is a two-year part-time masters course designed for those with s...
5 million
117 hours 3 min ago
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Hotel Operating Margins (Select Service)Any hoteliers here? Curious to compare bottom line NOI margins on limited/select service hotels (flagged). I am looking at a 3 year old extended stay/all-suites project. Had a 3rd party mgmt. co perform a basic Year 1 proforma. They used a 50% Gross Operating Profit (25% distributed expenses and ...
SoCal-RE
918 hours 30 min ago
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Transition from FICC Trader(BB) to Real Estate Investment companies I'm trying to move to Real Estate Investment industry from FICC trader. (I'm currently working as a trader in FICC of a well-known US bank, and I'm a VP and 33 yrs old.) I know they are totally different industries and different skillsets are needed to move, but I really want to break into real esta...
crow8308
722 hours 8 min ago
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WSO's Best Real Estate BooksPeople ask about the best real estate books to read on this forum almost daily and we're happy to toss Linneman and Bowman their way, as well as all of the terrific ULI books, but @Whats the Comp" today asked specifically about non-textbook reads and it got me thinking that we should build a list of...
CRE
2923 hours 17 min ago
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IRR vs XIRR for valuing equityHello all, Can somebody please explain the main difference when to use IRR & XIRR? I hear even pros get this mixed up in their models and get in trouble.. ...
SuccessIsRevenge
1223 hours 43 min ago
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Real Estate Investment Banking - Networking efforts Hi Everyone, I'm looking to start focusing my networking efforts with VPs/MDs. I want to do real estate investment banking should I focus on BB type banks or firms like CBRE/Cushman and Wakefield. Is there any difference working as a real estate analyst at a BB rather than a specialty shop? Thanks...
rajsmith
81 day 53 min ago
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Family Offices in NYC & GreenwichI have two interviews with two separate Family Offices coming up soon. Anyone know their leverage level, how active they tend to be and the pay and hours? ...
C.R.E. Shervin
21 day 18 hours ago
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Good Networking Events NYCLooking to network with people in Real Estate Acquisitions within the NYC Area? Right now I am in Young Real Estate Professionals of New York, and just joined the Urban Land Institute. Any other good organizations/events you would recommend for networking with people in acquisitions? ...
sdlkfdkdkl
41 day 20 hours ago
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Have M.s in RE, should I go for MBA?I graduated a few years ago with a Masters in Real Estate. I spent a year in valuation running Argus and DCF models and writing reports for major institutions (Wells Fargo, AIG, etc). I relocated to another city and have spent the past 3 months as a Credit Analyst for a pseduo cmbs lender, underwrit...
Luke-Lusk
11 day 20 hours ago
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CMBS Cash Flow modelHello All, Planning to build a cash flow projection model for CMBS pool, interested to know if I can find some templates for reference. To give more detail, want to simulate Intex/Trepp projections in excel so I can use it when a security is not traded or not in the library. Much appreciate the grou...
Commercial Real Estate enthusiast
91 day 22 hours ago
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Breaking Into Commercial Real EstateI want this forum topic to be more motivational than anything........ Back in mid 2015 when I was at a crossroads in my career so I decided to embark on the journey of finding my place in Commercial Real Estate. I had a mentor growing up (and still to this day) who was very successful in the busine...
chadwick411
232 days 3 hours ago
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100m+ deals Co-broke How would one go about co-broking large deals when you're representing international buyers on a non-exclusive basis? Most of these deals are repped exclusively by CBRE, Eastdil and Cushman so will they accept co-brokes on these deals? I ask because I was connected with this large International insu...
REfuturesee
72 days 3 hours ago
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Interview for Wells Fargo Commercial Real Estate summer analyst programHey guys, I recently posted a thread asking for advice on what to highlight on my resume for this application. Just got an email this afternoon and have an interview scheduled for this week. Does anyone have any advice on what I should focus on? I have 5 or 6 different interview guides from WSO and ...
jtmartin18
72 days 4 hours ago
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Analyst follow up interview (debt/equity placement)Can anyone provide any insight/advice on a follow up interview with an office head at a national debt/equity placement shop in a primary market? I have had several phone conversations and an in-person interview with 5 or 6 producers on the team. My next meeting is with the office head. Also any insi...
PHLrealestate
32 days 6 hours ago
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Where Was Your First Job Post-MBA? Where Are You Now?There has been a ton of talk about which MBA is the best, how do I get to a MF right out of school, and other prestige-related discussions at length.. Yet there are many ways to get to the top and I'd love to hear forum responses on this: 1) Your first RE job out of b-school (firm/role) 2) Where you...
cpgame
32 days 15 hours ago
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Lending/Financing arms of Owner/Operators/Developers?Can someone explain why some owners/developers venture into lending? Is this a relatively new phenomenon since regulations have made it more difficult for banks to finance CRE deals? I have noticed a proliferation of these financing arms (most recently The Moinian Group). If anybody can shed some li...
Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum
102 days 16 hours ago
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Stepstone Real Estate Interview process?Has anyone been through the Stepstone real estate interview process? Can anyone comment on case studies and modeling exams, if any? Any insight greatly appreciated. ...
rogger.potter
12 days 23 hours ago
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Freddie/Fannie Green ProgramsAnyone here finance a multifamily project using either Freddie or Fannie's Green rewards program? I have only read about it, but it seems that in exchange for a reduction in energy/water usage, the upshot is you can push higher leverage and lower interest rates. Anyone have any firsthand experience?...
SoCal-RE
33 days 1 hour ago
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HFF NJCame across HFF postings for a debt analyst and IS analyst out in their NJ office. I know their NYC office is up there just behind the CBRE/Eastdils of world but can anyone comment on their NJ office? I ultimately want NYC but does their NJ office have just as good exit ops to firms out in city? I a...
jtl1002
133 days 2 hours ago
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Moving to Real Estate Investment firms (MBA vs MSRE)I'm trying to move to Real Estate Investment industry from FICC trader. (I'm currently working as a trader in FICC of a well-known US bank, and I'm a VP and 33 yrs old.) I know they are totally different industries and different skillsets are needed to move, but I really want to break into real esta...
crow8308
123 days 3 hours ago
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Real Estate Post MBAWSO, I currently work in a sales capacity at a large Investment Management / Mutual Fund company. I am about to be promoted to an external wholesaler which would be a nice bump in pay and lifestyle. I am hoping to get my mba and transition into a strong REPE or RE acquisitions job. Assuming I go to ...
pointlesspodium
53 days 6 hours ago
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Underwriting or Asset Management for Entry-Level? Im currently weighing entry level offers as an underwriting analyst and Asset Management-financial analyst, which of these would open more door for moving into a acquisitions type of role within a repe or reit? Thanks! ...
tyler2434
53 days 19 hours ago
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2 year rotational programsWhat are some of the well known 2 year rotational programs in the real estate world. Lending, Private Equity, Development etc. ...
dee91091444
333 days 21 hours ago
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REPE Excel Test HelpHi all, I have an excel test this Friday for a small NYC based RE investment shop. They said I would have 2 hours to complete a basic cash flow and waterfall model. For studying measures, I am trying to teach myself how to model the waterfall but am struggling. Can please anyone provide (PM) a basic...
peterklaven
53 days 22 hours ago
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Behavioral & Technical Interview QuestionsI have a phone interview in 3 days for the first round of WFs Summer FAP program. I'm assuming I was only invited due to the volume I produce on a daily basis. All jokes aside, I've been told that the first round is almost purely behavioral/fit. Any advice on potential interview questions and how to...
jtmartin18
14 days 6 hours ago
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Client Services Intern Interview- CBREHi REs Could anyone suggest me what to prepare for the CBRE Client Services intern position interview in Sacramento office? any exp to share or any ideas? Here's what they posted, "An entry level position to research and assist brokers in investment property and commercial real estate. 20 hours per ...
Din-Huang
04 days 12 hours ago
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How Much Does an Argus Cert Help Hiring Chances?I just finished the first day of the Argus Enterprise certification course (my school's RE institute hooked members up with a next to nothing rate to take it), and I'm hoping to see a noticeable impact in my summer/spring job search. Short story is that I'm a junior in my first year at a 4 year scho...
BBA18
54 days 15 hours ago
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Cushman & Wakefield NJ Office- East Rutherford. Any info? Any info on the group at east rutherford? Investment sales team that sounds like they do alot of deals. How would the experience here vs nyc be? Looking for any info on comp/hours/culture/exit opps of investment sales/IS analyst here. ...
timofay
14 days 18 hours ago
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Transition from Analyst to AssociateI'm a first year acquisitions analyst at a small family REPE firm where I also perform some Asset Management duties. Generally, what qualities must I possess to transition into an associate role? ...
TXAcquisitions
24 days 22 hours ago
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Real Estate SecuritiesAre there any books or case study recommendations for practical approaches to investing in real estate securities? I've been recommended Maverick Real Estate Investing but am having a hard time finding others. ...
ftorbust
34 days 23 hours ago
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L Real Estate Hong KongIs anyone familiar with L Real Estate in Hong Kong? My understanding is it's a pretty small development shop with a $100M fund that does mostly mixed use luxury retail/hotel projects. ...
REDevJunkie
14 days 23 hours ago
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Market or Food Hall ModelDoes anyone have a model for or any experience with a market or food hall concept with leasing data including rent structures, common area, etc.? ...
CRE
35 days 1 hour ago
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Life in Acquisitions (Analyst/Associate)I've had a couple of people PM me about what I do in REIT acquisitions and what the deal process looks like. I figured I'd post this for people's future reference. I work at a fairly large REIT (>$10billion AUM) so this process may be different for smaller shops. We also exclusively focus on CRE:...
AcquisitionsGuy
1245 days 5 hours ago
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Do Brokerage Titles mean anything?I met with a tenant rep team last week for a job opportunity, and the team consisted of 2 Vice Presidents and 1 Executive Vice President. I was afraid to ask what the team's revenue was last year at the risk of coming off rude, but I have seen them in the news on some very sizeable transactions. Do ...
AB84
75 days 5 hours ago
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Asset Management as a long-term career?What is the career path for someone in CRE Asset Management look like? I know you start as an analyst, but what does this career path look like 10-20 years in, assuming you stay in it? Pay, hours, etc? Assume this is at a REIT or REPE firm, not a bank doing loan management. I've interviewed at a cou...
jon1987
105 days 7 hours ago
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Wells Fargo Summer Financial Analyst Program - Commercial Real EstateHey guys, I'm semi-new here as I don't post much, but I have been around reading the forums for the past year and it's been a huge help. I am currently applying for the WF Summer Financial Analyst Program for CRE and was looking for some advice. The job description of my career services website does...
jtmartin18
75 days 8 hours ago
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Development Resumes Question for development/acquisitions guys. How do you typically format your resumes with respect to your deal experience and specific responsibilities? I find it difficult to illustrate as development has so many responsibilities that vary for each project depending on its stage (ie entitlement vs....
Ricky Rosay
55 days 22 hours ago
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Marcus and Millichap Investment SalesToday I interviewed at M&M for investment sales, I have been in sales for small ticket items for the past 3 years, I did two years of business at college before leaving just so you know where I'm at. After reading all the commercial real estate threads on here, I get the idea that CBRE is more i...
Hwils
75 days 22 hours ago
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Modeling Value-Add ApartmentsHi guys! As many of you know, multifamily caps are extraordinarily low in Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs. This holds true for properties where the majority of the units are rent stabilized. However, these types of properties provide a value-add opportunity for those that wish to hold for the...
Realstate
156 days 2 hours ago
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TA Associates Realty InterviewI have an interview this week at TA Associates Realty in Boston. In prepping for the interview, I have been trying to find info about their investment activity and firm's culture. Their website is very vague regarding. Anyone have any info or tips to share? Thanks! ...
AbeerwithCarlSagan
66 days 12 hours ago
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Need to prep for RE PE funds that buy operating companies and securities (in addition to real estate assets)Hey guys, I am an MBA student who spent the past two years working for a real estate PE fund that focused on buying individual real estate assets and portfolios. Some of the larger RE PE shops not only look at assets, but also look at purchasing whole real estate companies (more of traditional corpo...
recentgrad87
46 days 19 hours ago
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What Would You Build In The Hood? I want to do a little brainstorming on the topic of redevelopment in emerging neighborhoods. I don't want the standard "cash advance, cash for gold, gun shop, liquor shop" response or the ever so cliche micro-brewery. What kind of cool developments have you seen in rough areas with the purpose of tu...
CRE
751 week 1 hour ago
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berkely point capital analyst rotational programAnybody familiar with the salary for the program? Do any other banks have rotational programs ? I know Wells has one, but anybody else? Thanks! ...
dee91091444
41 week 2 hours ago
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Lending/Debt careers pathsJust wondering what kind of long term career paths exist on the lending side of RE and what kind of incomes go alone with those roles. I'm starting out in multifamily asset lending (small balance loans) for a DUS shop in NYC. So ill be working primarily with fannie and freddie loans. if I were to st...
dinoRE
81 week 21 hours ago
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JRK Property HoldingsLooking for any insight into this firm, particularly their acquisitions team in LA. Culture, work environment, how the firm is viewed by its peers, those sorts of things. Thanks as always. ...
bd.charlus
51 week 23 hours ago
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My Gift To WSO: Investment Committee Memos....Or Something Like ThatSo, I've been trying to find an actual Investment Committee Memo from a real deal. I randomly asked for one on an existing thread on this board and someone told me it was too "proprietary" for anyone to share. Fair enough. So I took to the magical, wonderful Google! Started out with: investment memo...
RECONBOSS
51 week 1 day ago
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Debt placement and equity placement Can someone explain what debt placement and equity placement are in CRE? I have an interview with a larger firm (think C&W, Colliers, HFF) ...
JW199619
131 week 2 days ago
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Rialto Capital ManagementHey everyone, I was wondering if anyone had insight into this firm or regarding the specefic program highlighted below? I recently came across a job posting from this firm for a 2yr rotational analyst position that rotates through loan Asset Management, Real Estate Owned, Investor Relations, and CMB...
crefinance4
111 week 2 days ago
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Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference - Mortgage Bankers Association - San Diego - Feb 19-22Anyone going?https://www.mba.org/store/events/conferences-and-c... ...
RECONBOSS
01 week 2 days ago
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Argus Enterprise ReportsHey guys, Did a quick search but couldn't find any threads about Argus AE reports. I learned Argus on DCF but my new firm uses AE since Argus no longer sells/supports DCF. This blows not only because of all of the nuanced changes in AE itself (new/fewer keyboard shortcuts, input windows, etc), but m...
repe_3
71 week 2 days ago
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Found A CRE Broker MentorHI WSO, I am a senior mechanical engineering student and I want to try my hand at CRE brokerage. I am a long time lurker and the biggest piece of advice I have found for newbies in an industry with a 70% failure rate is to find a mentor. I emailed everyone I could find at the big brokerages and foun...
CRE Guy
241 week 3 days ago
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Travel Expenses for InterviewsQuestion for the forum. Is it standard practice for a firm to expect the candidate to pay for travel expenses associated with in person interviews? I have had a couple first round interviews for both Summer Associate and permanent roles where this was the expectation. It was my understanding that if...
AbeerwithCarlSagan
81 week 3 days ago
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Goldman Sachs - AIMS Real Estate GroupFellow monkey's, curious to know if anyone has any information on Goldman's real estate investment management group out of NYC -- culture/hours/deals/pay/interview process. Thanks! ...
007
61 week 3 days ago
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Debt Analyst brokerage exit opsWhat are the exit ops for Debt Analyst guy at a CBRE/JLL/ HFF type shop? Possible to jump to buyside with a developer/operator? ...
yankss101
11 week 3 days ago
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AIG Global Real Estate Modeling TestDoes one know about the modeling test with AIG Global ge group? It was told 45 minutes. I'm wondering it would the test would be with ARgus or excel. ...
Rachjxfeng
41 week 3 days ago
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Tips on negotiating a job offerQuick snippet on the opportunity: VP-level (10-15 years total experience) Acquisitions (office + MF) and development (sourcing apartment and condo development sites) in major West Coast markets Owner/operator (historically has JV'ed with some of the larger institutional equity groups) Has raised new...
SoCal-RE
31 week 4 days ago
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Can CapEx or Hotel PIP costs be allocated for 1031 upleg?Say you had sold a property with no debt for $10M and wanted to exchange into an all cash upleg. Found a property for $9M requiring $1M in capex, or similarly a $9M hotel with a $1M PIP. Could you trade into the upleg and have no exposure to gains tax, or would the capex/PIP costs be treated as no...
SoCal-RE
31 week 4 days ago
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Players in the San Francisco Bay Hey guys I was just wondering who are considered to be among the best investment shops/ operators in the San Francisco Bay Area? ...
drew893
01 week 4 days ago
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Twitter for Real Estate NewsI've sifted through most of the content posted here with regard to where many of you in the industry get your news. I've noticed that hardly anyone is mentioning twitter as a source. For those that have tried (like myself), is there simply too much "noise" on the site that you can't get to relevant ...
literofcola
111 week 4 days ago
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Fair Advisory FeeGentlemen (and ladies?) - Looking to get some insight on a fair acquisition advisory fee to charge my friend. Ultimately, I will roll these fees into the deals so they will not be upfront cash expenses. Background: I've been advising my friend and his family on refinancing and acquisitions. Due dili...
capratecompression
41 week 4 days ago
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Investment Sales Broker AMACurrently been working as an investment sales broker for four years specializing in multifamily, mixed-use, and development sites in the 1-30 million space in NYC. Go ahead, fire away. Oh, and if it counts for anything, I worked for three years at a prop trading desk in Chicago. ...
wallstoccupier96
271 week 4 days ago
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ARGUS Enterprise Online Training and CertificationLooking to get certified in ARGUS Enterprise with the ARGUS Software Certification (ASC) Valuation - ARGUS Enterprise Bundle found here -> http://customer.argussoftware[dot]com/s.nl/sc.39/c... Has anyone had any experience with their e-learning stuff and getting certified via their e-learning bun...
bm341992
81 week 4 days ago
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Looking to buy 3 BHK on Chd - Ambala Highway. Please help me out ( You can highlight Sushma GrandeLooking to buy 3 BHK on Chd - Ambala Highway. Please help me out ( You can highlight Sushma Grande ...
Sushma Grande
01 week 4 days ago
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Investment sales Training MaterialsDoes anyone have PDF copies of Marcus & millichap training materials? Or any other material on investment sales? Or can you point me to any sales training materials that would be helpful?training for both private capital and institutional sales would be great. Nothing in the marketplace seems to...
InvestmentSalesBroker
41 week 4 days ago
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Top REPE Firms/Operators - SoFloWhat are some of the top PE firms or operators you've dealt with (or heard of) based out of South Florida? Some that come to mind for me are Related, Crescent Heights, and Kayne Anderson. Looking to expand this into a sizable list. ...
REAcquisitionsnyc
121 week 4 days ago
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TIAA Global REAnyone have the scoop on these guys? Lots of AUM and plays throughout the cap stack. Is this mostly a core fund shop or do they take on riskier deals as well? I would assume build to core is a business plan too. ...
cpgame
21 week 4 days ago
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HFF Philly QuestionWould it be crazy to commute from NYC to Philly everyday for an Analyst position at HFF? I am currently working in CRE Tech and am looking to transition into debt/equity placement. I spoke with someone at HFF NYC, who told me that their Philly branch was hiring. He also mentioned that people transfe...
Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum
181 week 4 days ago
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Subscription Credit FacilityOur firm is looking into alternative ways to "draw capital" for deals and starting to do research into credit lines given based on committed contributions from LPs in the fund. Has anyone had experience with this approach? Also, have any LPs been reluctant to post their unfunded commitments as colla...
1901Monkey
31 week 4 days ago
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Hamptons is Out of Style - Two (2) Locations for the new Cool Kids!Catskill Mountains and Hudson River. Hamptons apparently isn't as vogue as it used to be and the new folks who've made it are thumbing their noses at the old money. Would you buy or have already real estate in the Hamptons or consider these new places the weekend getaway for the modern Elite? Refere...
Ebolamonkey
231 week 4 days ago
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CRE Guy
01 week 4 days ago
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Will Charter School Builders Benefit from DeVos ?The woman absolutely sucks, but I am wondering what you guys think about her confirmation. Charter Schools are obviously going to benefit from public monies going towards paying $20,000 tuition to teach little Jimmy his ABC's and 123's. I've seen a few of these Charter schools pop up in the wealthie...
Surfing Pirate
01 week 5 days ago
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What do real estate analysts do?I was wondering what exactly do real estate analysts do? What metrics do they look at as well. I'm intrigued. ...
Rchan100
111 week 5 days ago
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Best way to Prep for Career in CRE Brokerage?I am 2 years out of school currently employed on the residential lending side. I am transitioning over to investment sales brokerage for a boutique in a secondary city. I was curious as to the best way to approach learning as much as possible before I get into this position, obviously a lot is learn...
FinancialBarn
251 week 5 days ago
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Thoughts or info on Arbor Realty TrustAny thoughts or info on Arbor Realty Trust? (in general) Thoughts on specifically working as a multifamily underwriting analyst there? exit ops? ...
dinoRE
71 week 5 days ago
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Bonus Compensation StructureHello All, I have recently been offered a position as a Development and Acquisitions manager for a small hospitality company in a secondary market. The company currently owns and manages hotel assets in Virginia and North Carolina and is in the process of developing a few midscale properties in thos...
hb1
61 week 5 days ago
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MIT MSRED VS. COLUMBIA MSRED (THE FINAL SHOWDOWN)Please for the last time what are the pros and cons to either program. I applied to both but am still unsure what I'm pulling for. ...
ReFutureMogul
51 week 5 days ago
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Working for a Chinese real estate company in the US. Please share experience.Does anyone have experience or know of anyone working for Chinese real estate developers who have opened up regional offices in the United States? I've noticed a few companies opening up shops in my market and are hiring for a wide range of development jobs. Think of largest Chinese RE developers (G...
World-Domination
11 week 5 days ago
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Ackman-Ziff Investment Sales I'm well aware of AZ's reputation financing some of the most complex deals in the country. I was wondering if anyone had any information on their investment sales platform. Do they offer associates a salary or a draw? Is it straight commission? I'm expecting long hours to be a requirement but that s...
DSCR1.23
01 week 5 days ago
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AIG commercial real estateIs anyone familiar with AIG based in NYC, how does their group run what types of deals, good rep, exit opps, the usual. Any interview questions, modeling tests? ...
C.R.E. Shervin
191 week 5 days ago
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REIT/REPE analyst career switchI've been considering a career switch into REIT/REPEs acquisitions, and from what I've seen on this forum and site so far there's a ton of really good advice here regarding learning modeling, RE fundamentals, and networking with RE professionals. I've been meaning to go out and make the transition, ...
BubbaBanker
71 week 5 days ago
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can you get more than your "target bonus"I was looking at an offer letter where the target bonus for the analyst role was 20%. Do firms ever give an analyst more than their target bonus? does it happen... never, rare, depends, etc? ...
dinoRE
81 week 6 days ago
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Real Estate Investment Operator Analyst Salary I was just wondering what the typical entry level analyst salary is for a real estate investment operator. Any additonal insight for which shops are players in the Bay Area and there salaries would be appreciated. Thanks! ...
drew893
01 week 6 days ago
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Tryperion Partners?Anyone have any info on this shop? Based out of LA, seem to be former Canyon Capital guys who have raised 2 funds so far ($100mm in total). Recently started up so interested to hear if anyone knows anything further about them. Thanks ...
Steam
21 week 6 days ago
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San Diego Real Estate FirmsCan anyone land any insight on which reputable REPE / operator / development firms are headquartered or have a large presence in SD? Without reflecting too much I can think of: Merlone Geier Partners, Westcore Properties, and Trammell Crow Would love to broaden this list. ...
Yakehito
71 week 6 days ago
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Thoughts on MacFarlane Partners?Does anyone have any info on MacFarlane Partners? Salary/culture/reputation? Their website here: http://www.macfarlanepartners.com/ ...
dogedogedoge
01 week 6 days ago
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Real Estate Modeling CoursesI'm thinking about getting a real estate modeling course for Christmas this year and have a few questions. For some reference I am a senior now and have signed to work in CRE Lending at a large bank next year. Aside from the practical used, I am also just kind of a nerd and enjoy learning new thing...
pipeking
152 weeks 4 hours ago
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Opinions on Homebuilders?Hi all, I've been working as a broker in office/ retail properties for 1-2 years and have been wanting to get into multifamily/ mixed development for a while now. I have some connections in town and have been through a number of informational interviews but most of the shops are looking for someone ...
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