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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
45 months 6 days ago
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Internship in acquisitions at a local developer vs. more well-known REIT Hi everyone, I am an underclassman at a top 25 school on the west coast, and I need some advice on what type of summer internship I should take if I want to end up in REPE/REIT acquisitions eventually. I have two offers: I can intern at a small (less than 20 people) local developer with a portfolio ...
RoyalScotGrey
219 min 42 sec ago
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The Real Estate Job Hunt - How are people doing?I'm curious to see how other WSOer's job search for CRE is going. Are people seeing a lot of success or struggling? ...
Pocket_Rockets
1134 hours 6 min ago
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CadreAnybody know someone that works at Cadre? specifically on the RE investment side. Can't find much online but sounds pretty fascinating. ...
NealCaffrey
04 hours 34 min ago
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What are the most boring assets to work with?To those who have been in the game a decent time, what properties are boring to work with? I never dealt with them, but suburban office or a firm that deals with corporate complexes seems like it would be the most vanilla. ...
jtl1002
1416 hours 24 min ago
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Why is everyone saying real estate is peaking right now?Why is every one saying the real estate market is at the peak of its cycle and is about to crash? I understand that there will be more interest rate hikes, and in some areas, some housing prices seem over inflated. What other reasons are there though? ...
Rchan100
31 day 12 hours ago
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Real Estate Sale and Leaseback LBOHi all, I am currently looking at a target for a potential LBO. The target owns almost all of its retail stores and there have been suggestions of selling these stores to a REIT. Obviously, the stores would need to be leased back. I am no expert with real estate assets, so I was wondering, how to ro...
t1993h
62 days 4 hours ago
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Asking: "Did I get the job" & Game TheoryAfter some recent interviewing and many second and third rounds I started to ask myself a question... Do interviewer's know if they are going to hire someone immediately? As an example if I were to ask at the end of the interview did I get the job, would the interviewer have to deliberate or could t...
C.R.E. Shervin
262 days 9 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
162 days 11 hours ago
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CRE Development - Deal Making/StructuringWhat's the best way to break-into the deal-making/structuring side of CRE development, rather than the execution side? My background is in civil engineering, previously worked for a large top-10 general contractor, and currently working for a top-3 real estate services firm's development management ...
Fizzypop
152 days 13 hours ago
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Should I quit my back office job?Currently at a boutique doing back office. Job duties includes office mgmt, IT, corporate accounting, account recon/banking, and several other back office functions. Started full-time at $35k no bonus last spring. Got a bump up to $40k at the start of this year, no bonus. In a high COL area so I com...
RED_n_WC
302 days 13 hours ago
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How to become acquisitions/development expert? I recently started in an acquisitions role at my family's multi-family development company in the NYC area. Before this, I was at CBRE in office leasing, so not totally related. I'm about 3 years into my commercial real estate career. I feel like I may have come into my current role too early, but i...
realestate_crew
32 days 14 hours ago
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Break into development post MBA?Hey gang, new user here. I've really enjoyed reading a broad range of content on this forum. A few questions, but first context: I've been working for a boutique non real estate investment firm for the past four years and have risen to the level of portfolio manager (yes we actually build our own in...
It's In The Water
82 days 20 hours ago
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Hoboken Real Estate Look the best 13 ways to use zillow for lead generation for services provider in Hobo ken, Weehawken, Union City and Jersey City for every type of need and requirement. ...
Tracey-Pierce
02 days 21 hours ago
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All I want in my first job is training and other young people: Do I need an analyst program?Hi monkeys, I'm so ready to be done with undergrad. I have two months left and am STILL taking BOGUS "business core," (mgmt, ethics, "career prep"). And my finance undergrad is terrible. I am really anxious about getting into an analyst program b/c I need training and am afraid of not getting it els...
FrankThaTank
53 days 2 hours ago
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MSRE vs CFAI am currently a first year associate at a BB CMBS shop in NYC working in securitization. I started off in the structured finance group at a Big 4 Accounting firm and was able to network my way into my current role. My current experience entails: -Undergrad degree at a non-target -CPA license -2.5...
bizguy24
113 days 7 hours ago
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REITs Adopting CoworkingRecently the coworking and "office as a service" trend has been taking most major markets by storm. I have been hearing that REITs are starting to re-position their assets to attract coworking operators and offering very attractive management agreements. My question is do you think this is going to ...
brokeRAGE
43 days 7 hours ago
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Recent grad looking to break into CRE...best Real Estate Modeling courses?Background: studied finance at a non-target school in a metropolitan city in Canada. Parents had a few properties which I managed (I guess you could say I was the property manager at the time). I interned at the government for a summer doing billings (a/p & a/r - mostly managed databases and use...
nontargetnewbie
83 days 8 hours ago
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Thoughts on Student Housing opportunities in acquisitions and development?Does anyone have any insight on student housing investors, operators, and developers? Not freshman dorms, but ground leased residential apartment buildings marketed to students? Would working on these types of Assets provide a transferable skillset to transition to multifamily assets? It appears to ...
JPeluci
53 days 12 hours ago
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Credit in US for CRE work done in China?Hey everyone, I have a question for you. I'm a 2014 top-5 MBA grad with a CFA and about 7 years of non-CRE pre-MBA experience. After undergrad (full ride to a business school in Boston), I did 2 years of mortgage backed securities, 2 years of Bulge Bracket Bank Corporate Development M&A, 2 years...
WallStreetSean
23 days 16 hours ago
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Retail Lease ?'showdy folks. I'll get right to it. I am working on getting an internship with a RE retail investment group, they only have one office for one candidate and there is certainly some comp. I actually have been able to get a broker from CBRE to email a letter of rec. on my behalf, and I met the CEO of t...
CREdreaming
144 days 2 hours ago
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Bayfield Real Estate Coursesso..as the title suggests...As anyone ever tried or heard of Bayfield for real estate financial excel course? bayfieldtraining .com They seem to have very interesting options, but would like to receive someone's opinion first as they are quite expensive Thanks guys! ...
teobuss
24 days 3 hours ago
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Frequently asked questions on CIBIL Score CIBIL is one of the first foremost established Credit Bureau in India in August 2000. Its an organization who handles the credit rating system ie., the credit score of Individuals & Organisations. The higher the credit score or rating is given to the individual/organization, is a better candidat...
mymoneykarma
04 days 19 hours ago
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PE to RE?Whats the best way for me to get an entry level position in RE? I work at a small PE shop, but I had no idea where I wanted my career to go until now (RE). Should I go for internships? Most jobs say 2-3 yrs of experience, but I have under 2. I have been getting interviews, but no offers yet. ...
slowmac89
15 days 7 min ago
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Modeling Question - Combining Condo Sales & Rental SpaceI'm trying to model a mixed-use complex that has ground floor retail with a grocery anchor and second and third floor condos. I have construction debt currently at 75% LTC, but whenever I go to roll it over to permanent debt in year 3 there's no way 75% LTV will come close to covering since the NOI ...
CRE
55 days 4 hours ago
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NYU MSRE, Summer'17!Hi! Anybody here starting in the summer at NYU? What are you out of state folks doing regarding housing? ...
dee91091444
15 days 4 hours ago
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Can you really be rich by working as an investment banker?I know this is kinda weird to talk in WSO... The forum had helped me a lot finding my first job in capital market, a very decent job. However, what I figured after a while is that...the cost of living, the tax and the time I am selling to the firm is like a rip-off. I could not even save 30K USD by ...
yzcqj06
85 days 7 hours ago
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Green Street Advisors, Newport Beach?Anyone have any insight on culture / exit-opps? How well would a research role place for REIB or REPE in the future? Thanks! ...
Renuzit
45 days 9 hours ago
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Acquisitions Pros - How liberal is your firm's expense policy?Curious to how various firms out there deal with expense accounts for their acquisition pros. I guess this would apply more to mid or senior level folks. Strip out travel expenses, I'm speaking more to local meals & entertainment allowances. Again, I know it depends on the size of your firm (...
egold70
85 days 10 hours ago
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How do lenders structure loans to GPs?So I have been curious to know how loans are structured to GPs. The reason I ask is that we have a couple banks we do business with and they say they structure their deals where any owner with at least 20% or more ownership of the LLC must provide a guarantee. Now this confuses me because in a GP/LP...
TeddyTheBear
105 days 11 hours ago
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Finance/JD - Tenant Rep & Developer Q'sFirst time poster, but been lurking around the site for a while. Long story short, have a Finance degree (decent school, but no ivy league), a little restructuring work, and spent the past 3 years in law school focusing on corp law (M&A, contract drafting/revision, etc.) with solid experience in...
TheGreatOne99
245 days 15 hours ago
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Real estate internship in London/ParisHello everybody, I m currently a student doing a gap year and I m currently doing an internship as a strategist assistant. However I am realizing that I m not a market driven person and I need something more down to earth. I already had some interviews with JLL or CBRE and had a great time talking w...
bukos
26 days 7 hours ago
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Question about CRE Lending compensation for Life CoHey all, I am curious as to the typical compensation in CRE Lending for a well-known life company. I was told for a first year analyst, 70k + 7.5-10 signing + 18-25k year-end bonus as considered good. I was wondering how this stacks up to bulge brackets as well? ...
Mavs41FTW
306 days 10 hours ago
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Deep Dive Tutorial or Textbook on DSTs and TICsI'm looking for recommendations on a detailed deep dive tutorial or textbook on DSTs (Delaware Statutory Trusts) and Tenants in Common (TIC). I'm not looking for an overview article. I can find many high level (and vague) articles via google. I would like to understand the legal, structure, and fin...
MO_Developer
26 days 16 hours ago
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PGIM Real Estate SA InterviewsHey everyone, I have a first round interview for PGIM real estate coming up and I was wondering if anyone could provide any insight or knowledge from past experiences. From what I've heard SA interviews are mostly behavioral and fit. The position would be in New Jersey but I know they have an NYC of...
vjkdvjidj
146 days 23 hours ago
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LIBOR VERSUS PRIME RATEHello Everyone, I am curious if anybody has experience in terms of financing properties. When taking out a loan for RE, is it an industry standard to always try and obtain a LIBOR rate rather than the Prime? In every forum, it seems that all these firms are using LIBOR as their index + a spread. Can...
yayaa
101 week 5 hours ago
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Investor Memo for Final Round Interview. Anyone have experience or advice on this?Have an interview coming up in a few weeks. Was told that I'll be given all instructions and data necessary to underwrite a deal. I imagine that, at the most, it'll be a broker's OM. Following the modeling portion, I'll have to present to an investment committee about whether to pursue this investme...
The Duke of Wall Street
01 week 6 hours 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
261 week 6 hours ago
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Does anyone else feel this way with networking?As we all know, it's who you know and especially in this industry it's most important. However, when reaching out to guys, I feel I'm just doing the "cliche" thing everyone else is. I email a guy and I get all giddy he responded and is willing to chat briefly over the phone. We talk and X guy goes,...
jtl1002
161 week 16 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
171 week 1 day ago
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NYC Development ProcessMSRE and MBA programs, ULI and other books, and certificate programs do a good job of providing a macro and comprehensive overview of the the general development process. Does anyone know of any resources that provides a down and dirty overview of the development process in NYC, from start to finish...
Realstate
11 week 1 day ago
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Anyone active in the CRE CLO space?Fairly new to this side of the commercial real estate lending world. There's not too much information out there about this sector, and there seems to be a variety of different players recycling capital this way, or through a structure that is slightly different. ...
overtimeRequired
01 week 1 day 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
1231 week 2 days ago
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Has anyone here actually made it in RE on their own after leaving their formal job?For example, you did 2 years as an analyst at HFF, then 2 years REPE, maybe 2 years in development, then left to start your own little shop or successfully learned enough about RE to live off your own personal RE investments? ...
jnijnijn
331 week 2 days ago
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How do Analyst Programs Work? (& any info on PGIM REF)?Any insight on the PGIM Real Estate Finance analyst program? I am a senior and there may be a promising friend of a friend situation. What's the timeline? How many analysts? Will they review transcripts? Seems like a structured program for lending would add more value than comps/data entry of unstru...
FrankThaTank
31 week 2 days ago
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Must Read Real Estate BooksHey ladies, I think we should get a reading list going since we finally have our own forum. I'm always looking for great RE books. ...
fez
871 week 2 days ago
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Townhouse PartnersAnyone know anything about this consulting firm? Seems like their job posting for a Commercial Real Estate Analyst pops up every 6 or so months. Glassdoor reviews seems like it's a sweatshop. ...
jtl1002
31 week 2 days ago
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Consulting to REPE?Question is: Is it possible? Assuming two scenarios: (a) I join an MC like say MBB/LEK/ATK (maybe Big 4) too; OR (b) I join the Infrastructure Advisory division of an engineering consultancy (e.g AECOM, Advisian) and try to make the switch there. Is it possible? I heard that REPE isn't nearly as coo...
cataractum
61 week 2 days ago
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PERE comp tablehttps://www.perenews.com/uploadedImages/Editorial_... ... when PERE last wrapped a feature around a comprehensive piece of research on compensation levels in 2010, we did not appreciate just how loudly. It was easily the most-read article published that year. You might ask, given the popularity of ...
prospie
71 week 2 days ago
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AMA: Nothing to REPEThis forum and WSO helped me with my RE career, along with several other friends, colleagues and resources. I want to give back. I went from an unknown school, to a semi-target school, to a top 5 REPE firm where I later received a promotion. All of this with a meager GPA. Ask me anything. ...
coffeepills
361 week 2 days ago
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RE Private Equity Case Hotel Acquisition/Redevelopment (Webinar)I missed this 2/9 webinar, but am catching it on rewind today. Can anyone please share the Excel model that goes along with this webinar and was available for download when the webinar originally aired on 2/9? Thank you in advance! ...
Real Estate Finance_MBA
41 week 3 days 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
271 week 3 days ago
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Contract Flipping Anyone have any experience / advice flipping contracts. About to go into this deal that is so undervalued and poorly marketed that we could realistically make a 25% return flipping it. ...
REfuturesee
81 week 3 days ago
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Best RE Finance/Finance MSc Programs for Top REPE Placement (UK/EMEA)What would be the best postgraduate RE Finance or Finance program to enter to achieve my aim (see below)? Currently looking at RE Finance MPhil from Cambridge. Interested to see if, given my background (see below), it might be wiser to do a Finance MSc from the likes of HEC Paris and undertake all o...
CunningFox
61 week 3 days ago
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Thoughts on Aviva Investors Real Estate Division (UK/EMEA)Primates, For anyone with knowledge of the European RE Investment sphere, what is the reputation of Aviva RE within the industry? Any knowledge of exit opps and compensation etc for graduates working on a combination of acquisitions, Asset Management and fund management? (American monkeys might be a...
CunningFox
11 week 3 days ago
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Downloading Rent Manager software into Excel (problems) I have a client that uses Rent Manager as their property management software. I need these files in Excel to do a number of tasks for a lender. When downloading out of Rent Manager and into Excel, the Excel file is totally dead...it does not auto-calculate even though I have it set up this way. An...
PacNumber
41 week 4 days ago
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Real Estate Investing All CashAnyone ever come across this model being used in mega developments? A development that comes to mind is "One River Point" by Rafael Vinoly on the Miami River. The Developer KAR properties is doing the deal all cash with a total cap of ~500mm. ...
ReFutureMogul
151 week 4 days ago
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Finding the "next city"..Question is probably geared more towards the developers out there, but obviously open for all. How do you find the "next city" to go to? I've heard many different ways to look at it... port/general transportation traffic, becoming friends with the regional power companies to see where they are layin...
LifeCoMoney
91 week 4 days ago
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CRE Bank Lending vs Life Co LendingI'm currently a 2nd/3rd year analyst (soon to be associate this summer) at a bank in CRE Lending (major metro). I've been looking/interviewing over the past few months to move to the equity side, however I've been getting frequently contacted by recruiters regarding associate positions at Life Cos (...
Apricots
391 week 4 days ago
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Case Studies, books, resources for learning about Distressed RE and NPLs?As the title says, I have an interview coming up with a distressed PE firm dealing mostly with NPLs. Does anyone have any useful resources (books, sites, case studies, models, etc) that can help me get up to speed on the deal process, modeling and mechanics? Thanks!! ...
TheOceanizer
41 week 4 days ago
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Single family homesApplied to some Investment analyst position with some single family investor. Asked me to come in for interview but haven't responded yet because I realized they literally just buy homes, renovate, and lease them out. Not sure how you can stabilize sufficient cash flow and run a large company. Waste...
jtl1002
31 week 4 days ago
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MF Green Deals Given the rising interest rate atmosphere, I'd like to hear some opinions on the green programs offered by the agencies. Does anyone else feel like the requirements to go green are too easy? I've seen deals where up to 40 bps was knocked off the spread. Anyone have a ball park idea of how much green...
MoreProceeds
11 week 4 days ago
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What property type do you like best?I am getting close to having to decide on what property type I am going to "specialize in". What does everyone see as the pros or cons to each and what makes it your favorite? Also, has anyone here switched property types? Was it difficult? ...
Bert_Breakfast
01 week 4 days ago
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Basic RE valuation / modellingHey, please does anyone have an intro into RE modelling, the basic terms (EPRA NAV, FFO I, FFO II etc) and what to adjust when 2 companies in the space merge. Appreciate any overview that helps me here. Thanks ...
sa-jue
01 week 4 days 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
101 week 5 days ago
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Real Estate Industry in a bubble? Was speaking with someone in my network (M7 mba student, soon to be working in RE) about the amount of RE interest/activity on WSO and he responded "With this amount of interest I should worry that I am entering an industry that's in a massive bubble!" I fed him some a couple stats about the growth ...
AndyLouis
771 week 5 days ago
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Which should have the highest IRR: Office Building, Multifamily apartments, or retail shopping center? Why?I've gotten this one in a few interviews and because of my limited real estate experience I think I have been getting it off. Last time I said highest would be shopping center (22%-25% IRR)because you dictate the tenant mix which will help your clients want to resign. Also because you can charge som...
Lomb
281 week 5 days ago
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REPE Megafund Asset Management I'm a sophomore at a semi-target school, who ultimately wants to work in a REPE acquisitions group. I have a fairly high GPA, good extracurriculars, and RE internship experience. A few top PE firms (BX, Starwood, etc) recruit at my school, but only for their Asset Management divisions. While a few R...
brojs1997
11 week 5 days ago
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Working for a non-RE firmWhat are your thoughts on working for a non-RE firm as an analyst? For example, working for a firm doing site selection, construction budgeting/ assiting Development Managers, lease and market analysis, for the firm looking for new sites? I see a lot of these jobs but I'm not sure if this would be a...
jtl1002
21 week 5 days ago
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Tenant Rep vs. Investment SalesHi all, I've so enjoyed reading everything here about working in CRE. I've recently had interviews with both CBRE and C&W and have been fortunate enough to be offered an entry level broker-in-training position at each. The CB job is in investment sales for a region and the C&W job is in tena...
luv2speed
441 week 6 days ago
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Farmland and timber investingCan anyone here recommend good resources/reads for timber and farmland? "From 1992-2006, returns for timber were 12.2%. During the same time, large cap stocks returned 10.6%, small cap stocks returned 15.4%, international equities returned 8.2%, and corporate bonds returned 8.0%. When you consider v...
5 million
51 week 6 days ago
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Commercial vs Residential Real Estate CareerCommercial vs Residential Real Estate Career I am becoming a licensed real estate salesperson on the 18th and am looking at possible brokerages to sponsor me. I am 28 years old and I have a degree in Business Management so I think the Commercial business is more in line with what I fit. I know that ...
Scott-Saladik
31 week 6 days 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
161 week 6 days ago
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If you had $100mm to invest, what would you invest in? Market? Debt vs Equity? Product-Type?This is a question commonly asked in interviews and would be helpful to this forum. Plus, it would be interesting to hear the opinions of the members of WSO. ...
The Duke of Wall Street
211 week 6 days ago
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Redwood-KairosHave a second interview with them. The first interview was pretty easy, so i'm not sure about the second one. This is for Financial/Investment Analyst role. Has anyone interviewed with them? Anything to speak of on their culture, strategy or work? Right now in a back office job, trying to hop to dev...
chasing22
22 weeks 6 hours ago
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Tear Apart My ModelHi All! I created a single family rental model because I'm interested in creating some rental income down the road. My model is attached. It's annual rather than monthly, and my assumptions are noted in the cells. The red text contains the input variables. Tear it apart. Constructive criticism, or j...
1dayhedgefunder
352 weeks 12 hours ago
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Working in Conventional Loans vs. Small Balance Loans (Underwriting)I recently interviewed for an underwriting position w/ a GSE's conventional loans group and am interviewing for an underwriting position with the same GSE's small balance loans group next week. The conventional loans group focuses on the southeast region and the SBL group focuses on the central regi...
ThatRealEstateGuy
12 weeks 18 hours ago
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What is your compensation in Real Estate Finance?I cant find much in the way of compensation for real estate other then the summary page from the HR consultant that is floating around here, so I thought maybe people will be willing to describe what they do, their market, and what their compensation looks like. Industry: Real Estate Development Tit...
jjacobs06
862 weeks 1 day ago
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One Small Email Pt.1A small boutique firm. Commercial RE. Under 50 employees. West Coast. Over 500M EDIT 5B in sales. "Small". Ambitious. Nice. Luxurious. And one small email. I am a freshman in college at a non-target undergrad in Texas. Think private, baptist, too many footballs players indicted for rape charges. I a...
CREdreaming
62 weeks 1 day ago
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Some interesting water cooler talkWe had and interesting conversation around the office yesterday. It centered on the Snapchat IPO, and how the market cap of SNAP was at one point (not checking my math right now) 40% higher than that of AvalonBay. As a bunch or guys with a large-ish multifamily fund, you can guess what we were say...
Count_Chocula
42 weeks 1 day ago
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Looking for help from the forumHi, so I am a co-founder of an early stage startup. We are working on an Asset Management/ invest accounting solution for multifamily investors. In a nutshell, investors/ firms who use external property management (PM) companies, have a challenge. Many time the PM uses different property accounting ...
Tom_Ra
102 weeks 1 day ago
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Mezzanine and Pref Equity- Books?Hey, I was wondering if anyone knows of any books on Mezzanine, Pref Equity, uni tranche etc. in Real Estate. I know a lot of RE books will have a short chapter dedicated to these but they tend to just provide an overview of what they are as opposed to how to structure/model them? Cheers! ...
Macchiavelli11
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Thoughts on CRI (Chartered Realty Investor) designation?I've heard plenty about CFA, CCIM, etc...but don't see much talk about the CRI designation and I'm curious if anyone has any insight or opinions on it. I'm currently in brokerage (4 years) and trying to get into an acquisitions role with an owner/developer. My bread and butter deals are typically us...
tandrew
202 weeks 2 days ago
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MFH Developers / Long Term PotentialIf one were to go to join a top MFH developer (i.e. Alliance, Wood Partners, TCR, Greystar), what does the long term upside of this gig look like? Aside from where we are at in the cycle (and how it affects development projects of all types), would this be a solid gig if owning/doing my own multifam...
cpgame
12 weeks 2 days ago
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Developers: Should I intern with a construction company?Everyone says I need to understand how buildings are built in order to get into development. Is there a quantitative role I should pursue with a construction company? When is the right time? ...
FrankThaTank
102 weeks 2 days ago
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Appfolio (and other PM software) reviews?Has anyone used appfolio software for property management? The company I work for owns 2 office buildings, 1 building of office condos, and 4 retail buildings (and 1 random 4-unit residential building). Our hotel, self-storage, and huge multifamily residential portfolio is managed by third parties, ...
Virginia Tech 4ever
72 weeks 2 days ago
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Does Georgetown Masters offer better ROI than other RE masters programs? Tuition comparisonsGeorgetown's tuition is substantially lower than other programs. Obviously, there are far more factors in ROI calculations other than just tuition cost, but Georgetown looks a solid option, if you want to work in DC area. You could intern part time during masters, land FT and then finish degree whil...
5 million
182 weeks 2 days ago
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REPE Interview Help - coming from development sideCould anyone with experience in REPE share some insight? I received a first round (phone) interview with a REPE fund/investor. This is for an analyst position. Here is my issue: I do not really know what REPE analysts do besides review OMs, scrutinize deal assumptions, and ask a million questions (t...
theofficeguy
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Commercial Real Estate Types of DebtI've been trying to get my head around commercial Real Estate lending for awhile now and have searched high and low for a clean understanding of what's available and what those options mean. I understanding there are several sources of financing available for public REITs (some listed below), but wh...
4thandDollarSigns
22 weeks 3 days ago
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Allianz Real Estate - Debt InterviewDoes anyone have experience with Allianz interviews or what they are going to ask? I had a phone interview and the position is for a Debt Analyst. Who am I going to be meeting with/what level of guys/ what type of questions should I expect/are they going to give me some type of test? If there is a c...
PREequities
12 weeks 3 days ago
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What is your compensation in CRE Lending?Saw the great post on compensation in real estate finance (here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/what-is-your...) but wanted to drill down to the lending side of the business. Industry: Middle market lending Title: Analyst Market: nationwide Office: large southeastern MSA Shop Size: Small Expe...
CRE-Finance
252 weeks 3 days ago
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Models/modeling help for niche property typesDoes anyone have any excel models they are willing to share or any resources for modeling acquisitions of mobile home parks, self storage facilities, or leased farmland? I'm sure none of these are particularly complex and would be relatively easy to build or adapt from another model, but I wan't to ...
Beers
52 weeks 3 days ago
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Blackstone's strategy when prices dropGiven that Blackstone is America's no 1 homeowner with billions invested in real estate and managing nearly 100 billion in properties, they own or operate massive amount of inventory, what is their strategy when prices drop? Just hold onto it and weather the storm? ...
dee91091444
132 weeks 4 days ago
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Clarion Partners (ING Clarion) Hey Everyone, Does anyone know anything about this real estate fund? Assuming you can get an entry level position right out of college, is this something to look at ? There doesn't seem to be that much information on them in terms of reputation, rankings, and atmosphere on these forums. Additio...
realestate101
82 weeks 4 days ago
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Thank you Thanks WSOEnglish is my second language, so correct me if my grammar is incorrect or the world that I use is not accurate. I found this forum about a month ago, and here, makes me feel like home. I read a lot of the discussions recently, and a lot of useful information that helps someone like me who is new to...
REgogogo
32 weeks 4 days ago
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Understanding the Metric of RE Cap RatesHey Guys, I am a little bit confused on the Metric of RE Cap Rates. I understand that Cap Rates are NOI / Value but am confused to why a property with a higher NOI would would have a lower value. A building with a $50,000 NOI at a 4% cap is valued at $1.25 M while a building with a $50,000 NOI at a ...
CRE U.G.
152 weeks 4 days ago
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Entry level Development positions and comp expectations. I am a senior majoring in finance with an interest in RE Development. I have spent a significant amount of time networking and will be working an internship with a firm this summer in a growing southeastern market. I am hoping to break into Development FT after graduation and have been doing as much...
Mark Queban
52 weeks 4 days ago
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Clarion Partners?Curious if anyone has any insider knowledge as to how they operate since management bought them from ING some years ago. I know that Legg Mason recently acquire majority interest, and from what I can gather they seem to be focused more on core-ish type assets. Any insight as to company culture, co...
egold70
12 weeks 4 days ago
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CMBS Loan Assumption - Timingjust curious what folks are seeing as far as length of time to get the assumption completed. I'm assuming that it's not nearly as arduous as it was during the depths of the recession. But is 60-90 days end to end still a realistic estimate? Are there specific factors that can expedite or prolong...
SoCal-RE
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Analyst Interview Help...Been reading and learning a great deal from this forum, and figured it was time to pop my posting cherry. Graduated undergrad in 2015 from an SEC school, not Vandy, wanted to get into real estate and didn't have much direction. Got a job as a broker with a smaller brokerage firm in a smaller city, s...
Beers
22 weeks 5 days ago

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