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Hi all, I have a final round case study with a RE firm that does direct equity and debt investments. They have given me heads up that I am expected to project cash flows, model capital structure, and model returns. Is it common for case studies for analyst candidates to require a waterfall? If so, ...
|10||1 year 1 week ago|
I've wanted to work in CRE practically my whole life and just graduated with a degree in economics from highly-ranked public school (Berkeley, Michigan, UVA) where there was little to no OCR from real estate firms. GPA was pretty weak (3.0 flat) but I was able to pick up some decent internships (BB...
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I am interviewing for a position as a real estate analyst with Fortress Investment Group. I would assume it is commercial real estate but I am going in fairly blind. Can anyone give me any info? Any perspective or thoughts would be helpful and much appreciated. ...
|16||2 years 8 months ago|
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...
|5||2 years 11 months ago|
The job is for an asset manager and entails managing over 2 million SF of commercial real estate located in 8 states. After a couple years, what kind of exit opportunities can you expect? What about comp? ...
|5||1 year 11 months ago|
PwC & the ULI put out a 100+ page pdf bible filled with relevant awesome market data throughout the globe - more than you will ever need. Still, it's awesome info if you're interested: http://ht.ly/l3OZr You can also read it to your kids as a bedtime story or recite it aloud to attract a mate, ...
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Hi all, Just wanted some quick insight into this term. Let's say there's a trust deed payment in place (or any other loan/bond) on an asset. When you acquire it "free and clear", what happens to this debt? Any insight into this would be great, SB for great help as always :) ...
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I'm wondering what analysts get paid at the "real estate investment banking" groups at major brokerages. The capital markets, IS, structured finance/debt/equity groups or whatever the groups call themselves. I've searched the forums/the salary sections and glassdoor, but there isn't much info or I'...
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I have so far finished reading Rosenbaum on Investment Banking Valuation for "EBITDA companies" but this book does not cover any Real Estate valuation topics. I am interested if there is any book which is completely the same as Rosenbaum's one but for real estate modelling (i.e. it has thoroughly ex...
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I always see people who worked in the special situations team - I get the sense that this is distressed debt investing? Second, Curious to know if these positions pigeon hole yourself even more into a specialized area of RE - or if the skillset you learn from debt investing can be used to move int...
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I was interviewing some candidates today, and got a mix of standard and stupid answers. What are the BEST and WORST answers that you've come across? ...
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The US government is auctioning off 100s of thousands of foreclosed homes and some see this as the tip of a $1 trillion iceberg of foreclosed asset sales... several PE firms & hedge funds are getting ready The buyers might also get help from the government to finance their acquisitions... kinda ...
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Is a $600 million real estate PE considered big? If not, what's considered a large fund? (aside from the $20 billion KKR, Blackstone, Carlyle). What's the typical size of a real estate fund? ...
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1) What are type of property do you acquire? 2) What states & major metros? 3) Deal & property size? 4) Cap rate? 5) Value-add or stabilized? 6) How much capital do you need to deploy? ...
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