+11The Real Estate Job Hunt - Mid Level


Was wondering how everyone's job search is going, especially those with 5 to 10 years of experience. I'm currently an Associate (acquisitions & development) at a boutique investment shop in a major non-NYC east coast market. I have 6 years experience including 2 years at a...

+8Snubbed for promotion - What would you do?

Chicken Pot Pie

Hello All, Long time lurker, but I've had an event at work happen and would like to hear what others would do. I work in a GSE underwriting/production role In the late fall of last year, my manager of 3 months was let go. I wasn't sure of the reason, just that my big boss asked...

+6Sophomore: Architecture to Real Estate


Hey guys :) I'm a rising sophomore getting a bachelors of architecture degree. I'm looking to possibly go into Real Estate, particularly development and other sectors that are more on the buildy/architecty side rather than the finance side. I have a few questions: 1. What...

+5Buying property all cash or mortgage?


There have been some other threads about this, but wanted to start up a new one given the recent rate cut. Looking to buy a place around $500K, can pay all cash, but given the recent rate cut and rates <3%, should I be taking on a mortgage to capture some of that sweet sweet leverage?

+5Companies with Internal Capital Markets Team


Do you know of companies that have an internal capital markets team that essentially act as the in-house D/E broker? Any insight on how a role like that compares to being a D/E broker or lender at a balance sheet/CMBS/lifeco/agency lender?

+5Investment Sales Sucks


As the title states, I-Sales blows. Been an analyst in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> for a while and have been trying nonstop to find the positives but this experience has shown me that there is no way i could do this for the rest of my life. Curious to hear others...

+4Fruitvale/Bay Area

Ricky Rosay

Guys-- I'm starting to dig in pretty closely to a small multi-family deal in Fruitvale. I don't know the area very well, and am being sold on the location as a 15-minute BART ride from downtown SF and a going-in per door basis that definitely has some future growth wiggle room on a...

+3Questions about Hines?


I'm currently interested in interviewing at Hines for an Analyst position. I'm at a rising senior at an Ivy with a pretty decent GPA with <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> experience. I had some questions about the firm and it's analyst role, and...

+3Greysteel - DC

Forex Swings

Does anyone know much about the Greysteel team in DC. Looks like they focus on B and C class with significant deal flow, but would love any insight on the culture and firm, not much is available online. Thanks,

+2MSREI SA Interview


Anyone have any information about summer analyst interviews for this position? What kind of technical questions might be asked etc.

+2Acquisitions Analyst - MOB/Senior Housing


Hi Everyone - What are your thoughts on a REPE acquisitions analyst role specializing in medical office buildings OR senior housing? In your opinion, are these property types too niche? Do they have the potential to limit future exit ops to a firm specializing in traditional office or...

+2Changing careers to RE (PE/AM or both)


Hi All, I currently work as an Associate in <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr> Capital Markets covering Fixed Income Institutional clients on the sales side. Over the years I have gained a strong appreciation for real estate (through a little bit of capital...

+2Underwriting Exit Caps


Hey gang — was wondering how those who work in asset underwriting predict their exit cap rates. Obviously there’s a number of ways to go about it, but none I’ve heard of are very scientific because of the fact that such a metric is typically 5+ years out. With that said it is one of the...

+2Deciding between two job offers


I'm currently starting my career in real estate straight out of undergrad and deciding between two job offers. Not the most glorious start but considering I haven't done much prior, a start nonetheless. The first is a full time internship opportunity doing valuations for a CBRE, JLL,...

+1Investment Property Analysis


Next week I am beginning to work for a mREIT that specializes in the acquisition, securitization and sale of residential debt obligations for single-family homes. I know that single-family rental <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REITs</abbr> can value properties...

+1Is an MBA a necessity to move up in PERE/REPE?


So one of the aspects which initially attracted me to real estate was the fact that prestige isn't necessarily as big of a factor when compared to <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>/other finance roles. However, at the REPE I just started at it seems like...

+1Real Estate Equity Groups Dallas


I know its been discussed before, but does anyone have insight on real estate groups engaged on the principal side with analyst programs/structure? Either acquisitons or development and outside of the hometown hero's (crow, hillwood etc..)

+1NYC Young Real Estate Professionals Networking Group


Hello Everyone, I want to create or join a Whatsapp or Facebook group with members that are real estate professionals operating in New York City. I'd specifically like to talk about local real estate news, events, and meetups. Does such a group already exist or would anyone be...

+1Brookfield Strategic Initiatives Group?


Anyone know about this group? Seems almost like in-house <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr>/Corp. Dev? Do they work with funds (e.g. Brookfield Strategic Real Estate Partners III) or no?

+1Debt for a part-time MSRE?


I’ve got 4 years of <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> credit underwriting experience and I just made the jump to the equity side of things doing acquisitions and <abbr title="asset management">AM</abbr> in a rapidly growing secondary...

+1Appraisal Intern


I know this topic has been covered but i am looking for more specific information. I am currently a summer analyst for a small family repe shop. My end goal is to stay in acquisitions. when I go back to school in the fall I have an opportunity to work for the county doing appraisals (this is ab...

+1Exit Opportunities - Moving Cities Early in Career


I'm currently interning at a smallish (1-2 Billion AUM) REPE firm outside of the Northeast. A return offer is not out of the question, and I am highly considering accepting. The position would be at the analyst level, with responsibilities in both acquisition and asset management. My...

+1Real Estate Asset/Portfolio Management Tips and Tools


The purpose of this post is to compile tips and tools to optimize or enhance real estate asset management and portfolio management and to get some feedback on what I have done at my job. I am about 6 months into my current role, starting to get a firm grasp on how everything operates, and would...

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