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+40Analyst won’t bring me my olive oil anymore

AnalystsBringtheOil

Hi all..I am an MD at a shop and my new Analyst is now refusing to bring me olive oil during my lunch time anymore. He use to do it no problem but is now giving me a hard time. I’ve been marking up his pitchbooks and models for shits and gigs with fake markups. At the end of the day, I just...

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+24Real Estate Compensation Google Doc

CRE12345

*THE GOOGLE DOC IS GETTING TAMPERED WITH AND CHANGED* shouldve expected it. So I created a google form and the link is below. If you submitted your info on the excel just fill this out. It literally takes 2 seconds and then every night ill post the line by line...

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+13MD Asked to Bring Him Olive Oil during Meeting

ChinaBankingMonkey

Dear Fellow Monkeys, Just wanted advice on how to solve this issue. I've been tasked many personal/assistant matters like today, getting pulled to a meeting just to bring olive oil possibly for their lunch and I'm aware of what an analyst job might entail a lot of times. I've...

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+10JLL / HFF Merger

Merchant_of_Debt

You heard that right.... thoughts? See the full article [here](https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/jll-to-accelerate-growth-in-capital-markets-business-through-acquisition-of-hff-300814708.html).

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+10You have one city to invest in. Which city and why?

yayaa

More specifically if possible, which neighborhood and asset type? Value add, development or stabilized play? Wonder what everyone’s investment thesis is regarding the environment we are in today. You are the President of your own shop and get to call the shots. What city are you buying in?

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+9We might be at the bottom in Multifamily (MF)

PacNumber

It was just a few months ago when treasuries were at 3.25% and it appeared that 6% interest rates were a year away...5 caps in major markets appeared to be upon us. Then it didn't happen. Since I got in the business in 1995 one thing has remained true, we never raise rates to previous...

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+6Deal Structure For First Deals

Stoo

Hey everyone, I was curious to know how you structured your first deals that you did on your own or how you would structure deals you do on your own in the future? (This is assuming you have investors and it wasn't all your own money) Some additional questions for those of you that...

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+6Let's Talk About Broker Compensation

SponsorPromote

How much do brokers actually pull in? I'm talking about your net of everything. So you pull in your commission and have a split with the company (anything from HFF/ CBRE to smaller boutique shops). Larger deals typically have multiple hands in the bucket (at least from what I've...

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+6Opportunity: Houston Developer, Multifamily

REPESailor2020

I am moving and would like to help my firm fill my position. I am an analyst for a Houston based developer. The firm does 75% office and 25% multifamily/condo development (the position is specifically for the multifamily/condo side of the business). $3B in AUM, significant institutional capital...

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+6Chrysler Building Sale

ThatGuyBalls

[BISNOW Link - Chrysler Sale](https://www.bisnow.com/new-york/news/capital-markets/rfr-set-to-buy-chrysler-sellers-taking-big-loss-97894?&utm_source=outbound_pub_6&utm_campaign=outbound_issue_1130&utm_content=outbound_link_15&utm_medium=email) Anyone have the inside scoop on...

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+5Dream Jobs in CRE

CREchimp

I have been in the <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> industry with a top brokerage firm (CBRE, CW, JLL) for almost 2 years now as an analyst and I wanted to see what type of positions are most sought after in this industry. Brokers seem to have it pretty good...

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+5GP/LP structure - friends and family capital JV structure

yoruba123

Would kindly appreciate folks sharing some deal structures they have seen in the market place for LP capital on one off transactions. The structure I am familiar with seems fee heavy but want to know what others are seeing in the market place. Below are terms I have seen a syndicator use for...

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+5When to Apply to Associate Roles

stev0026

Hey Everyone. This question is simply curiosity. At what age or amount of work experience is expected for one to start applying to associate roles? I have the feeling that around age 25 or after 3-4 solid years of experience is the prime range. Sometimes I see jobs that list the experience...

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+4Which asset class do you enjoy/hate most?

REguy311

Currently in multi family acquisitions and hate it. I would probably like it more if ground up dev. Looking to transition into more office. Which do you guys enjoy/hate?

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+4How do REITs pull off condo sales, PE funds?

NonRecourseLandLoan

<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> - and maybe the REIB kids can help here: How do <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REITs</abbr>, supposedly barred from the business of "trading" real estate, get away with developing...

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+4How to choose what asset type to work with in investment sales?

CodyParkey

I could not find a specific thread on this topic, so curious to hear yalls input. I'm very interested in getting into investment sales but I do not know which asset type would be best. I am leaning towards retail since I kind of already have a few connections in that area, but don't...

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+4Allure of REPE/REIT Acquisitions

vintagegmt

I had an interesting conversation with a recruiter a few weeks ago about how many new college grads / those in their 20s in RE industry are "acquisitions or go home" in their career search. He felt this thought process is naive because he sees many successful principals that have both...

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+3How did you land your job in CRE?

Lucky Luciano

Curious to know how some of you landed your first job and any subsequent jobs in commercial real estate. And by "how" I mean what METHOD did you utilize to get you the interview and ultimately the job? 1) Did you see the job posted online, send in an application and get...

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+3single big deal comp

earthwalker7

hey guys, I need to find stats on single-deal compensation. Hope you can advise. My co-worker just closed a deal that netted our firm (a large family-owned real estate developer/owner) about $12mn without us putting any money at risk. Basically he found a big deal, and since...

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+3Do you think it's justifiable to ask for 25% of the GP for being the fund raiser for the projects?

basementflat02

I may be able to bring an LP who is willing to commit essentially more capital than we could possibly put to use with the size of our projects. I haven't yet finalized my compensation structure with the GP, and I have done some sensitivity tables of what I would earn based on potential...

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+3Transition from RE Development to REPE

BayAreaRE

I'm looking to make a career transition from Real Estate Development to Real Estate Private Equity. Although I enjoy Dev. the Bay Area market is notoriously difficult to operate in, and the deals take eons to complete. I have been drawn towards to financial aspects of the industry, which...

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+3Developer vs. Development Manager

nycre1234

Can anyone speak to the difference between working for a traditional real estate developer that invests its own money, sources projects, raises equity, puts together financing, completes a project etc. vs. A development manager that an entity such as a property owner might hire to develop...

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+3Multi-Family in Southern California

Crankerr

I have an interview coming up for an acquisition role with a <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> developer in Southern Cal and SW US. I would love to hear some opinions and key trends in the market that would be helpful to talk about in the interview or as follow up...

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+3Coding in CRE

Jsb54

Looking to get some opinions on this. I’m trying to figure out my schedule for my last semester of college in the fall. I can either take a Python class (which I’ve always wanted to take because everyone says coding is useful but I’ve never been able to fit it in my schedule) or a real...

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+3Altus Group Real Estate Valuation Analyst Video Interview

CodyParkey

I have been selected for a video interview for Altus Group for a Real Estate Valuation Analyst position. Basically I will have to answer questions that appear on the screen using my webcam. Does anyone know what questions might be asked or what I can expect? Or what can I expect and how to...

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+3MSRED/MRED 2019 (MIT vs. USC vs. Columbia) WHICH ONE?

yoko1

I've been accepted to MIT/USC/Columbia MSRED/MRED programs and would like to get feedback from industry professionals, anyone who is going through the similar process, and recent graduates. Since yesterday, I have been contacting my acquaintances in the real estate industry to gain their...

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+3Interview - Real Estate Investment Banking Analyst

stev0026

Could anyone describe the process of a REIB interview? Whether from personal experience or flat out knowledge. I have my initial phone call this week with a VP at a global asset management firm in their investment banking division, focusing on real estate. I have never interviewed at a bank...

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+3Anyone in the Dallas area want to team up?

REDev225

I am living in Dallas and will be here for another 18 months, working from home, while my fiance finishes her residency. If anyone is in the area that would consider partnering up to source and acquire value add multi-family opportunities please let me know. I am flexible on property type but my...

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+3WeWork’s Losses Swell to Nearly $2 Billion as It Seeks Global Expansion

Brody92

We work's losses more than doubled last year to about $1.9 billion, even as its total revenue also doubled to about $1.8 billion. Article->https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/25/business/dealbook/wework-loss-billion.html

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+3Hiring Two Underwriting Analyst Interns This Summer in D.C.

GSE UW

Hi all, Just got word that I can hire two underwriting analyst interns this summer. The internship would be paid and would be ten weeks in duration starting beginning of June after Memorial Day. We are primarily an agency multifamily lender. I head up our east coast conventional underwriting...

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+3Northwood Investors - Any Info Appreciated

Bigrepeguy

I have an upcoming interview with a REPE firm, Northwood Investors, but I haven’t been able to find out much about them online. I’m trying to get a sense of their reputation, what the firm’s culture is like, compensation relative to competitors, or really any information whatsoever about...

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+3Newmark Knight Frank - Reputation

Ralph_Lauren4122

Wanted to get a current grasp of NKF's reputation these days considering they 100% spun off from BGC Partners and went public late 2018. How are they regarded in terms of the full service brokerages (CBRE/JLL/CW)? Could you still consider them one of the top 5 <abbr...

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+3Favorite Podcasts

Crankerr

What are some of your favorite real estate/investing podcasts? There seems to be a lot of garbage podcasts out there when it comes to real estate mainly for retail investors trying to do build their own small portfolio. There aren't that many podcasts that I have been able to find with...

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+3Beginner RE Valuation/Modeling

frnzs95

I'm new to RE and want to transition to Capital Markets eventually just out of interest (probably more interested in debt/equity placement but open to investment sales also) I'm pretty familiar with traditional modeling (3-statement projection, DCF) but having trouble finding free...

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+2JPM Asset Management - RE Interview

CREguy

Saw that there is another thread on this topic, but it does not seem to talk about the interview process for <abbr title="JP Morgan">JPM</abbr> <abbr title="asset management">AM</abbr>. Does anyone know what the interview process is like? I thought it...

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+2Crowdfunding Platforms

God Emperor Doom

Anyone ever consider starting a crowding platform like Fundrise or RealtyMogul? Why are there suddenly so many popping up in 1 form or fashion?

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+2Transition from Private Equity Real Estate (REPE) Acquisitions/Asset Management to Real Estate Investment Banking (REIB)

CRE12345

I know a lot of people who work in Real Estate Investment Banking make the transition into an acquisitions role at a <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr> or REPE type firm very easily and smoothly....However, I am curious, how likely and difficult would it...

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+2House in Upstate NY: talk me in or talk me out

Mostly Random Dude

This not really a RE finance question, but I am sure people here can opine. I am considering buying a "recreational property" in the Hudson Valley ( specifically the New Paltz area). The idea is to work from there during the extended summer and get out there on the weekends so my...

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+2Minimum deal size for PE $

RErook

In your experience, whats the minimum deal size that <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> Funds begin to deploy capital in RE acquisitions? Would you agree anything under $50M is too small and a playing field they bypass all together? I know the Blackstones &...

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+2Development / acquisition underwriting

Mickelsonstitties

I wanted to hear takes on the questions below. I understand some can be answered by facilitating a google search but would be helpful to hear input from guys participating on the ownership side. 1. determining feasibility for acquisitions and underwriting? 4. in terms of...

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+2Non-Recourse CA Bridge - Banks?

PacNumber

I have a coastal value-add <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> project in escrow in San Diego. I've got some great bridge loan quotes at 60% LTC in the low 5% range. My sponsors are studs with 7000 renovated units under their belt. Equity appears to be in hand as well....

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+2Real Estate Development - Project Manager

nycre1234

What is a career path for someone that begins as a project manager for a developer? How does this compare to other entry-level positions in real estate, such as acquisitions or "development analyst"? Is there good upside potential for a position such as this where you would be...

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+2TAMU MLPD program?

loanshark

I see that a lot of people on here recommend Texas A&M's MSRE program. I was wondering though, does anyone have experience with the Master of Land and Property development program? Is it as entrepreneur-oriented as they say?

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+2Distressed Debt/NPL Case Studies or Deal Stories

Merchant_of_Debt

Working on an assignment for class. Does anyone know of any interesting Distressed Debt/NPL case studies, deals, or anecdotes in the real estate space? Please share. I've done some googling but figured I might be missing something.

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+2Worthe Real Estate

JewishMafia666

Hi Everybody, I have a specific firm in mind that I most definitely want to join. The development company is called Worthe. My current career trajectory I was planning was <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> -> REPE -> Worthe. Does this sound like a valid...

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+2Developers: How much time do you spend on excel vs other tasks?

Cadmonkey117

Wondering about the typical day of a developer and how much time you spend crunching numbers on the computer vs. talking to people / getting your hands dirty on-site, and if this amount of time is different or if there is a progression for entry-level positions vs. higher ups, or at small firms...

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+2Large Apartment REIT vs. Lasalle/CBRE Global Investors vs. CRE Debt Brokerage analyst

WizOSRS

Which of the 3 would you go with if they were all on their respective investment teams as an analyst?

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+2Chatham Financial Culture? Exit Ops? Comp?

Geoff_Icarus_Peterson

Does anyone know about much about Chatham Financial? I've look at a similar old post but it isn't too helpful.

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+2Job hunting timeline

frankzombie96

Hello - Wanted to see what folks think is a 'usual' time-line for <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> recruiting? I have 5+ years of experience in a <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> role at a bank and have just...

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+2Acquisitions in Institutional Shop vs. Private Firm

MultipleFamiliesHousing

Title says it all. Given similar comp, location, etc... Would you take on an Acquisitions Analyst Role at a Top shop (e.g. CBRE Global Investors, Blackstone) Or an Analyst role directly supporting a principal at an investment firm that has a decent portfolio looking to expand? Said principal...

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+2How to find out what an LP is invested in?

bigreguy

Title says it all. Looking into a national LP and want to find out what they're invested in and with who.

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+2Facial hair/beard in Commercial Real Estate

rusty1043

Just curious if anyone has facial hair/beard in <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr>. Typically our business is a very old school and from what I have seen, everyone is clean shaven. I've maybe met a handful of brokers who have facial hair. Do you think its...

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+2Question Regarding IRR vs NPV Calculations for Development Projects

Non-PC Broker

In a typical levered development project, you have months of cash outflows followed by a number of months of lender contributions and then you'll start your lease up period in which you'll, hopefully, have positive cash flows. However, when raising capital for a fully-entitled...

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+2Commercial Real Estate Credit Memorandum

enterprisevalued26

Can someone please outline a commercial real estate credit memorandum? This would be created by a lender.

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+2Recommendations for First Deal

accountingbyday

I have some cash on hand that I'd like to put to use in Real Estate. I've become convinced that I'd really like to put it to use in the Multifamily space, but struggling with the best way to do it and looking for recommendations from those of you with more experience. I can...

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+2Starwood Capital Asset Management

babybaboon

Monkeys - anyone have info on this group? Comp, exits, culture? Other posts have acqusitions being sweatshop-ish but what about asset management? Good group/name to have on resume to eventually pivot into acquisitions?

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+2RE Asset Management vs. Acquisitions

CRE12345

I've seen a few discussions on this topic already, but most are outdated. I'm curious in Real Estate, whether commercial or a large multi-family owner (EQ, GID, etc), which typically pays more between asset management and acquisitions, starting from the analyst going all the way to an...

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+2Difficult Modeling Question

Bananas1987

How would I run a recapitalization event through an equity waterfall? We will be recapping 50% of a current investor as they need to be taken out. I was just wondering how to model that for waterfalls and how it flows through

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+2Acquisitions Analyst vs. Development Analyst

nycre1234

Can someone working in real estate investment and/or development please shed some light on career options for an entry-level Acquisitions Analyst vs. an entry-level Development Analyst? 1. What is compensation like at lower levels and as one advances in their career? My impression is that...

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+2Private Equity Mortgage Firm?

enterprisevalued26

This might be a stupid question but can a mortgage investor that is not publicly traded and uses funds from investors & lenders be called private equity? This would be very similar to a private equity real estate firm; I just feel that private equity is an odd term in the mortgage industry.

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+2CBRE FCG Exit opps

dax12345

Has anyone had experience working in the FCG at CBRE? The primary job function is working with tenant rep brokers and clients to model out different leasing options and buy/lease analyses. Interested to hear what the exit ops may be as it seems to be a very niche portion of the business. Would...

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+2Dry Powder and Cycles

Temujiin

Does anybody know of a study that has been done on the relationship between dry powder in real estate funds and the real estate cycle? Any insights would be helpful!

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+2Recruiter Phone Screen Straight to MD Meeting

Vito_Genovese

Basically the title is my question. The sequence of events went like this: applied to job, heard back from recruiter 2 months after the fact, phone screen with recruiter that same day (who didn't explain role that well), and now I am supposed to meet with the MD of the group. This is...

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+2Starwood Capital Group Internship Interview

yzhang0210

Hi Monkeys! Wondering if anyone had interviews for the portfolio management intern at Starwood Capital Group? Any advice will be super helpful!!! Thanks a lot!

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+2Cap Rate Spreads over 10 Year Treasury

ctanalyst899

Looking for thoughts from folks on cap rate spreads over the 10 year. My thinking is as follows: as treasury yields rise, cost of capital (debt) rises and risk free bonds become relatively more attractive, thus resulting in RE investors requiring higher returns, resulting in lower prices and...

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+2Licensed going into commercial real estate brokerage help or hurt? (CBRE, JLL,ect)

blakegsheets

As recently graduating college and looking to go into a commercial real estate brokerage like CBRE, I would like to be in the investment or leasing side of brokerage and eventually become a broker in one of those sectors.Would having a real estate license help or hurt being hired as a analyst...

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+2Moving from RE Operator to REPE

ReFutureMogul

Any success stories out there on moving from the operator side into a private equity role without an <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> background?

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+2Residential Development ----> Future Commercial Investment Opportunities

cfreinvestments

I’ve read through a few of the previous threads referencing this niche industry, and wanted to make an outreach to the community as I am not happy with what I am currently doing. I am currently seeking alternative options that align better with my personality and interest(s). Background on...

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+2Ranking the real estate asset classes in terms of risk

128

Dear all, Im having trouble to find arguments when ranking real estate asset classes in terms of risk. Im mainly looking at: -Multifamily -Retail -Office -Student living -Light industrials/Logistics -Hotels -Co-working spaces I know that there are several factors playing into...

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+2Acquisitions Analyst/Associate Bonuses

futureREmogul

To all of the acquisitions analysts/associates, I am at a small private/family-owned firm (multifamily) with a salary negotiation coming up soon (I have 1 year of acquisitions experience under my belt) What should be my base be? how are your bonuses structured? As in general bonuses at end...

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+2Mezzanine loan acquisition - what to look out for?

swaggerisaliability

I was presented with preparing the first analysis of the acquisition of a pool of mezz loans. How should I go about doing this? I've only mostly worked on the single asset equity side, not sure what to look out for. Any help? Thanks.

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+2Company Taking Forever to Get Back To Me

abc1324

Had an in person interview and they said their boss would follow up with a phone interview. It's been almost a month and no one has reached out. I've emailed the person I interviewed with and she has not responded, this is for a position at a big company so I'm assuming it takes a...

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+2HFF NYC office

REguy311

Does anyone here know the typical hours and culture for HFF <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> office from a general standpoint? I guess it may vary from team to team focus but just curious.

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+2Credit Risk to CRE

YounqTrickDaddy

Hi all, Need some help into breaking into commercial real estate (not brokerage), Acquisitions in Private Equity in Los Angeles is the goal or maybe developing Little about me: Non-target In SoCal Ok GPA Experience :Residential loan originating, <abbr title="commercial real...

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+2Best Risk-Adjusted Returns - Acquisitions or Development?

CREgorrilla

I'm interested to hear people's opinions about what side of real estate offers the best risk-adjusted returns. I know that returns for development can be higher than acquiring and holding. I'm also aware that investing in a core office building will yield different returns than a...

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+2RE Modeling - Cap general vacancy upon exit?

stay thirsty my friends

Quick question - do you guys generally gross up NOI by your general vacancy assumption (3-5%) before capping on exit for a 100% occupied building? ie do you use (NOI x 95%)/cap or NOI/cap when fully leased? My thought is that exit cap rates are relative to current market <abbr...

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+2Portfolio Management exit opps?

VCwannabe

If one starts their career as a PM analyst at an elite REPE shop (Blackstone/Carlyle/etc), what kind of exit opps are there? I usually hear of other roles transitioning into PM but not the other way around. Any help is appreciated, thanks!

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+2Re circulation of Equity

Bananas1987

If you have a two phase development project that don't overlap (Phase I doesn't start cash flowing until after you've put all your equity into Phase II) what are some creative ways to recirculate equity to reduce your equity contribution?

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+2Non native English Speaker - Real estate Resume Review

bukos

Hello everyone, I am a non native speaker currently applying for jobs abroad, Even if I am confident in my english skills (not that much), I am not sure about my resume phrasing, Is anyone willing to help me to correct my grammar/english mistakes? I am obviously open to...

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+2Starwood Capital Asset Management Interview

LeveredLlama

Hey all- Got a 30 min phone interview with an Associate on their Asset Management team. Position is in SF. Here's what I assume: questions about background, why real estate, why Starwood, walk me through resume, some basic RE technicals like explain a cap rate, walk me through <abbr...

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+2Untrended ROC vs. Trended ROC

ctanalyst899

Hi All, Can someone explain the difference between untrended ROC and trended ROC? My initial assumption was that Untrended Return on Cost = not stabilized (uses current rents; doesn't incorporate growth in rent) and Trended Return on Cost = stabilized return on cost (incorporates rent...

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+2JLL Investment Banking Analyst Excel/Argus Test

Realzstates96

I'm a college senior looking to land a real estate analyst role after graduation. I've been speaking to the real estate investment banking team at JLL in New York, who advise on capital markets/portfolio sales. They say a next step for the analyst hiring process is a...

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+2CCIM Real Estate Development Specialization

loanshark

I was looking around at the CCIM website and noticed that they recently created a "development" specialty track for designees. Anybody have any experience with this? Would it be worth pursuing in lieu of an MRED?

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+2Are most deals done where LP is paid back in full + their promote before the GP takes any promote?

basementflat02

Of course the GP would be taking their say 1% annual management fee, but aside from that, do they generally not get paid until LP has been made whole including preferred?

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+2Joint Venture Back End

Markertmaker

Trader looking at a real estate deal. Someone sent me a pro forma of a joint venture. Its a 2 and 20 boutique structure with 2 parties. The sponsor however is charging his back end promote as 20 of the whole project and not 20 of the equity he is raising. Is this right? Example.... 25...

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+2Looking for step by step Argus Case study to practice! Please Share yours!

Asset Management Guru

Hey everyone! I am looking to practice modeling assets in Argus AE from scratch. I am currently using pre existing models in my job to update and input new leases and analyze the effect on value. I think modeling more basic assets in Argus over and over again would be largely helpful. Does...

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+2Debt Brokers/Lenders- CRM?

Brody92

Debt Brokers/Lenders- how do you manage your rolodex? Do you have your list of contacts in excel? Or use a CRM? If you use a CRM, if you can share what you like about them would be very helpful. Appreciate it.

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+22019 ULI Spring Conference in Nashville

nvolchek

Hey all, I recently joined ULI as an Associate Member, and I know that you have to be a Full member in order to attend, but I called and inquired about the possibility of going and it appears that it would be possible if I were to upgrade my membership. Before I commit to going, I just...

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+2Denver Real Estate

Windycity86

Hello, Considering migrating to Denver in the next 9 months. Curious if anyone is familiar with the market place out there and can suggest some RE firms to look into. Has anyone done business out there and can recommend some firms with solid reputations? Thanks everyone!

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+1What portion of the capital stack offers the best risk adjusted returns currently?

egold70

Seems like everything at this point in the cycle feels frothy in terms of value. Institutional LP equity is more sensitive to basis today vs exit value in order to achieve the desired returns for typical value add deals. Bridge lenders in the space (think Mesa West, ACORE, etc) seem to be...

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+1Internship Opportunity at Large NY REIT

FinancialBarn

Hello all, I have an interview for a potential rotational internship at a large retail <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr> in <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr>. I am a little clueless on what expectations are for the interview. It...

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+1Future of Multi-family/Retail?

monkeyseemonkeydoo

I've been giving a lot of thought to the future of real estate investing, and what it means for my next career move. I'm currently working with a well established sector agnostic private real estate developer in North America, but I'm beginning to contemplate exits. I've been...

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+1From Affordable Housing to Conventional

Optimus_Subprime

Have been in affordable housing for 4 years, after beginning my career as an acquisitions analyst at a conventional multifamily RE fund. Currently Associate. I have done some incredible deals, but I am slightly worried that I may get pigeonholed in affordable and limit my future moves since this...

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+1Want to break into REIB after MBA

Gleeman2873

I have a few nice <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> offers and I am thinking which one will be better for REIB career. Currently I have UNC KF, Emory, and Georgetown. Any idea? Also I am 32 years old and previously did tax consulting work for...

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+1Can you use a NAV model to calculate the sale of a portfolio?

enterprisevalued26

Would you ever use NAV to calculate the sale of a portfolio. I know you can use forward NOI divided by cap rate to calculate the price of assets, but would you ever need to calculate the debt in the process of valuing a portfolio. What if you were sell-side in the transaction?

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+1Pigeonholed into one asset class?

nycre1234

If I took a position doing underwriting/due diligence/acquisitions for industrial properties, would this pigeonhole me into doing industrial investing in the future? Industrial is a good property type to invest in currently relative to others like multifamily and office, but I would like to...

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+1Case Study for Starwood Capital Asset Management

LeveredLlama

Hi all- I have an in person interview with Starwood Capital next week. The role is an Analyst on their Asset Management team covering Office. They mentioned their would be a case study involved. I'm assuming the case study could either be a Core/Core+ acquisition, a value add play, or an...

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+1IS Analyst Bonus Comp

smashCRE

I have gotten a few analyst position offers from IS teams in my market. They all consist of varying levels of base pay with some sort of bonus structure as well. The bonuses vary from a simple % range of base salary, to a % of fees from deals I work on, to a flat fee for deals I work on. I have...

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+1California Suing Cities over Housing Shortage

BubbaBanker

For those more familiar with the California housing market, and developers/residential investors in general, what are your guys' thoughts on the state going after cities that don't commit increasing housing stock? More specifically, do you think this method is appropriate, or would...

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+1Phoenix/Scottsdale Real Estate Professionals

ReFutureMogul

Anyone from the area or have any insight as to who the players are in town. Seems to be ripe for growth but a very non-institutional city.

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