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+19Real Estate Job Market - What's the Temp?

blank020202

Have been looking to make a lateral transition in the institutional acquisition/asset management space for some time now (analyst/associate level). Turned down a few offers towards the end of last year think I could get something better, it feels like the opportunities are definitely a lot...

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+19MSRE vs. MBA decision - looking for opinions based on my situation/interests

Anonymous Monkey

I know the MSRE vs. <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> topic has been discussed here multiple times, and I have read through the old posts. I wanted to share my situation/goals and see if anyone here could shed some light on some of my thoughts....

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+19Dallas REPE

Markertmaker

Anyone know of any startup or fast growing Dallas (DFW) REPE. Thinking about relocating to avoid taxes/weather. Thanks In advance.

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+19Open Discussion: CRE During a Downturn

bd.charlus

I want this thread to be a way to think out loud about how we do business during trying economic times. It seems many (most?) of us on this forum are newer to <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> and have never been in the industry during a...

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+19Greatest Minds In Commercial Real Estate

ABCAIDA95

If you're on the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> real estate forum, surely you've heard about Peter Linneman and his text Real Estate Finance & Investments... but I'd be interested to find out who else is out there. Who are some of the other...

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+19How do you feel about the current state of CRE?

scshtx

Through the past few months after deciding I wanted to start my career in <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr>, I've spoken with people in the industry and read a lot of insight on this forum, and it seems like every one loves what they do and have a...

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+19Cool Boutique Developers

Anonymous Monkey

Let's get a list going of very cool, boutique (or larger) developers. Always think it's cool to hear about these shops of just a handful of guys doing really badass projects. I'll start with a few: Scott Gillen (Malibu, CA) Plus Development Group (West Hollywood, CA) Aby...

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+19What does an old car say about a Sr. Analyst?

luv2speed

I recently landed a Sr. analyst position at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-real-estate-investment-trust-reit">large <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr></a></span> in a...

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+19Opportunity @ PERE Top 50 Firm

Big Riggerson

Hello <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community, I am moving on at my company (Bridge Investment Group) into a different role, which has opened up an opportunity on our Investment Strategy & Research team. The Investment Strategy & Research team is...

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+18We 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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+18Is retail like we know it dead?

babybaboon

Open to any and all. Any markets, any type of retail, any thoughts. TLDR: Where are the value opportunities you still see in today's current market climate and in the coming years? A few years ago I would have been pretty skeptical getting into the retail business. To be fair, I still...

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+18Graduating without a job offer

CodyParkey

Looks like I will be graduating without anything lined up. I have a family connection to a large brokerage and may possibly be able to land an appraisal role there, but not going to rely on that since nothing is set in stone. Anyway, what should I be doing this summer? My plan is to: 1) Get...

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+18Interview at CBRE and have to take test, advice?

jaanders

Hello, I have to take a test for an interview as a financial analyst at CBRE. Does anyone have any advice on what is asked in the test? It's a "real estate and finance" test, while I'm comfortable with both areas, this is a very broad description and I was hoping someone...

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+18So things just got VERY hairy at my work

StrictlyBusiness

So things just got VERY hairy at my work. I am an analyst at a multifamily real estate development firm. I work on underwriting potential opportunities as well as project MGMT related tasks. My coworker (superior) just got an offer at another firm. His position at our company is called...

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+18No Tie to Interview

blank020202

What are your thoughts on not wearing a tie to an interview in real estate? Generally think of real estate as less "formal" than your traditional finance positions. Do you think it is acceptable to interview without a tie? Maybe just the suit jacket/pants? Thoughts or automatic ding?

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+18Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About the Property Characteristics of Warehouse/Distribution Buildings

Trunk Yeti

I found myself wanting to have a deeper understanding of the property characteristics of industrial buildings, and really went down the rabbit hole on research. I aggregated a good bit of information for future reference, and thought this may be of interest to others. If you've ever been...

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+18Making The Jump - Construction Manager to Development

Dumpster Fire Yuppie

Hi All, I'm coming from a fairly technical background with about 3 years of experience; 1.5 years at a major GC and 1.5 as a CM in CapX for a multifamily and healthcare developer. I'm curious about approximately what % of my work overlaps with most DM scopes would be. I've...

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+18Who is buying this stuff? Brokers and PE analyst/associates

Commissions and fees

Brokers are doing their job well. In an environment where deals fall through off rising rates, which I assume means they were too sensitive to debt anyway, properties are trading at cap rates where even with aggressive leverage, they will likely deliver sub 15% IRRs, and sub 8% coc returns after...

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+17Day in the Life: Retail Investment Sales Broker

mogul_wannabe

Hi all - although I haven't posted much, I've been lurking in the shadows for a while now. After mooching off of all the amazing posts, I figured it was time to give back as there have not been any posts related to a Day in the Life of a net lease investment sales broker. ...

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+17Q&A With a Buy Side Analyst at Real Estate Investment & Development Firm

SHB

Hi Everyone, I read a lot of these forums a couple years back and they helped considerably in terms of realistic expectations about day to day life as an analyst. I was hoping to return the favor by answering a few questions (if anyone has any) about life as an analyst at a buy side real...

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+17Is Meridian That Bad?

Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum

Obviously, there are stigmas about certain prominent industry players, especially in regards to brokerage shops. I get the prestige associated with certain firms, but for those with legitimate experience/knowledge re: working at or with Meridian: could an analyst there get similar (or even...

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+17Acquisitions: What are some creative ways to win a deal?

theofficeguy

For those that work in acquisitions: what are some creative ways to win a deal? The obvious main items are: * Purchase price * DD period * Amount of hard money But are there other levers to pull? Would going in without a financing contingency help? Any ideas to stand out against...

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+17Scared Shitless: How Did You Actually Learn How To Competently Build Financial Models

The Assman

So I get that everyone's read the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> guide on how to walk an interviewer through a <abbr title="discounted cash flow">DCF</abbr>, <abbr title="leveraged buyout">LBO</abbr>, etc., and...

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+17What is the most clever, profitable RE deal you've witnessed?

passiveincome

I love hearing about clever strategies developers and investors have employed, especially value-add deals and repositioning of previously underutilized properties!

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+17Calling out Goofy @CRE and the rest of Wall Street Oasis. Real Estate is the worst asset class going forward.

kmkmkmoo

editing this to apologize to wall street oasis. I lost. I'm wrong. I did not mean to rile up this message board. @CRE" , you are not goofy, you are mature!

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+17How did you get your current job? Tips & advice.

yayaa

How did you end up at your current job? Was it through a contact you knew? Graduate school? A website you recommend? Any advice for someone who is on the quest for landing a solid job. Thanks.

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+16Not sure what to do at this point

yankss101

I've been trying to get into the industry for over 6 months now with no leads or interviews. Finally got a lead back in October for a Credit Analyst position at a large bank in their lending department. Had my final interview earlier this week and haven't heard back. Just saw exact job...

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+16AMA: REIT Acquisitions Associate

RE Bootcamp

<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> has provided me tons of valuable information over the years and helped me break into real estate a few years ago. Now it's time to pay it forward. I am going to be 100% full disclosure on everything (except compensation). I...

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+16Debt Placement Fees

Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum

For those of you with experience working at a debt placement, what is the most you've seen a broker make in total fees? When he/she finds financing for a $400 million construction loan, what do they typically make? Half a point?

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+16Pref Equity

C.R.E. Shervin

Hi Gang, Currently modeling a slug of pref equity that sits pretty low in the capital stack(75%-80% LTV). I have have not yet gone out to equity funds to get pricing. What should the waterfall look like for this soft pref equity? Just the pref then residual split? Should the pref be pari...

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+16Why do brokers mail you book-bound, high-gloss OMs? Who cares?

bd.charlus

See the picture below of this monstrosity that got mailed to our office today. The thing weighs ~5 lbs. All thick-cut paper with high-gloss sheen. I just don't understand. This example isn't even the worst: I've been mailed hardcover book-bound OMs before as if these are...

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+16When interviewing, is it ok to say that my nickname at school is "The Machine"?

WizOSRS

Shows them my humour etc. Basically people call me this name at school because I'm a beast in excel and RE. People call me it when I walk by them in the hallway. Some kid I didn't even know called me the Machine in a class earlier this year. For example here's a sample use:...

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+16Internal Transfer Offer Letter 1st Year Financial Analyst

javir77

I received an offer letter for a Financial Analyst position yesterday located in the company's corporate office. Currently I am working onsite as a leasing agent. The promotion would be an internal transfer which is rare considering I only have 1 year experience working onsite right out of...

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+16What to wear to coffee meetings?

scshtx

I have a coffee meeting with an SVP at one of the big brokerages. This is supposed to be just a chat about the industry, but I will definitely be implying that I'd like to work there. What should I wear to the meeting? It's pretty cold out right now and I was thinking of just wearing...

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+16Interviewer: So you don't come from a family of real estate?

jayflip21

Had an interview a while back and this question came up. Couldn't believe it was asked as if it was necessary for the job. I want to go into the industry because of other inspiration and experience not because of some family tie or influence... How many of you started out not knowing anyone?

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+16Pitch Your Deals!

Ed Chambers

Hey <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> Monkeys... I know that not only are there numerous buy-side <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> guys but there are a few brokers out there. I'd love to start a forum where brokers...

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+16My 8-month real estate finance internship journey + some general thoughts on NYU's MSRE

sam1992

Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, for the past year, this community has been extremely helpful to me, helped answer some of my stupid and basic questions on real estate finance. I have now secured a summer internship at a solid <abbr title="bulge...

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+16Real Estate Development Modeling

yayaa

Hello Everyone, I am curious to know how everyone underwrites and models a multi-family(mixed use with retail) development project. For example, if you or your firm is looking to acquire a current income producing project(future development site) and has plans on taking it down in the future,...

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+16Stories of True Self Made Real Estate Moguls

JSmithRE2010

I find a lot of the rags to riches real estate stories hard to believe. How can you go from having absolutely nothing to being worth $500 million? I get how this happens when you own equity in a business and it grows at extraordinary rates, but real estate has somewhat of a capped equity...

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+16Starting in Real Estate Development

JackyD

Been reading threads on here for a while and am recently in a posistion where I would appreciate some guidance. Little background, I am in a 5 year <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> program and wrapping up this spring while I work for a value add...

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+16Uncovering "News" Before It Hits the Front Page of Bisnow

Pocket_Rockets

In real estate, similar to wall street, once bisnow is covering a "hot market" it's usually a little to late. Not always, but generally speaking brokers have managed to mark up underwriting assumptions to a point where the upside is definitely limited. Curious whether anyone...

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+16REIT career path to REPE

Ralphie456

Hi everyone, I will try to make this short and sweet, just wanting to get some insight on what some more experienced in the industry may think of RE career paths. I am currently an associate at a public <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr> and really...

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+16Why are you buying?

yayaa

For anyone either working at a RE company (REPE, Family office, <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr>, small shop) or even buying for yourself, what specific factors convince your investment committee to buy properties in today's environment? How...

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+161st year analyst - how to prepare for 1st year end review this year?

RERobert

**1st Year Analyst (started in June) after UG** How should I prepare for the year end review that will happen in December? It goes without saying, obviously I’ll keep doing what I’m doing, working hard, learning, and improving my skill set. I understand it’s several weeks out,...

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+15Why do you love Real Estate?

TheRoadLessTaken

Believe it or not, a lot of people have a hard time answering this question. I personally love real estate because it has played an integral part throughout my life. It allowed my immigrant family have a stable lifestyle, and allowed me to have a stable childhood. It's not only one of...

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+15"Rich Uncles NNN REIT"

prospie

Just wanted to say this has got to be the worst-named real estate company on earth. Worse than 'World Class Capital.' https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1645873/000114420416110667/v443339_424b3.htm https://www.richuncles.com/ I feel bad for whoever takes this job...

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+15When does the promote split actually occur?

teddythebear

I am curious to know from those in the GP space, about the timing of the promote splits. I know its easier when you have fixed NNN lease, but how does it work when the cash flow is sporadic. Example: Let's say there is a hotel, where the total equity from the GP/LP is $2 million. The...

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+15Failed Real Estate Acq Assoc Candidate Case Study

Lowdoggo

I recently sat for a second round interview for the role above with a very large US-based developer's London office. It was shortly followed by the recruiter "expediating the process" by sending me a case study that they have all of their hires do. I returned my product and...

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+15WSO Hall of Fame: Real Estate Forum

WallStreetOasis.com

<img src="https://imgur.com/Q9mOL9R.jpg" class="img-responsive center-block"> <br></br> <p>The Wall Street Oasis <strong>Real Estate Hall of Fame</strong> provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions...

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+15Most technical Real Estate companies

TheRoadLessTaken

I was previously an acquisitions analyst who enjoyed the works of creating JV,Waterfall, Real estate models, using ARGUS. I was wondering how much more technical real estate can get and which firms are the most technical/prestigious. What do these prestigious firms do? I understand that at...

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+15Value of Learning VBA (for RE and in general)?

real_Skankhunt42

I have a job offer on the table for a senior RE consultant position that pays fairly well ($150,000) in the Mid-Atlantic *considering it would allow me to work from home* after a 12-month intro period (not super high comp, but lifestyle of working remotely is hard to beat). Although, I'm...

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+15Do's and Don'ts - First Time Analyst Gig on the Horizon

ABCAIDA95

I landed my first analyst job with a major <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> firm (think JLL, HFF, Cush) in a major market and it feels great. Coming from a non-target school and having to face 7 months of frequent rejection, I can finally say I found exactly...

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+15What is your compensation in CRE Lending?

CRE-Finance

Saw the great post on compensation in real estate finance (here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/what-is-your-compensation-in-real-estate-finance) but wanted to drill down to the lending side of the business. Industry: Middle market lending Title: Analyst Market:...

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+15How many of us are making over $250k?

Willem_I_Am

I have seen this question bandied about on other analyst/investment forums and was curious about what percentage of us <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> Real Estate members working in the industry pass this benchmark (and at what title/position and asset...

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+15Best way to build your net worth in RE

Abysscap

If you're trying to get into the hundreds of millions in net worth through real estate, how do you go about doing this? I was looking at a real estate companies financials today and saw that the owner had like 7 million in equity, and then there was non-controlling interest equity around 50...

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+15MBA Programs for Real Estate

REGuru

To all Real Estate Finance professionals out there. I am applying to B-School next year and would like to concentrate in RE. Would you agree these following MBA's have the strongest RE programs with strong RE recruitment for IBRE and REPE? 1, Wharton 2. Columbia 3. NYU - Stern 4....

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+15What Markets and Core sub markets do you think will experience rapid growth over the next 3-5 years ?

REfuturesee

As the title describes what areas do you think will pop in the next 3-5 years both domestically and internationally. My pick is De Moines Iowa and Newark NJ. I think growth in these areas is inevitable.

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+15Roles Within REPE

ThatHokie

So you see/hear a lot of people talk about getting into REPE, but outside of the occasional person who mentions in an acquisitions role, you don't hear much about specifically what people mean when they say getting into REPE. I was hoping someone could elaborate on the various roles at...

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+15How to buy a house?

myPuppyVictoria

Hi there, I am doing research on real estate available source for buying a house. How many real estate company outside there? If I got a real estate license, which real estate company I should work with?

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+15decline Hines Acquisitions role for MM IB

EUROPETARGET

I have an internship offer for Hines within their acquisitions team in a European country. How are the exit opps and pay? I read that pay is less than <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, but they place into <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr>...

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+14What would you do with 100 mil?

cre123

In another thread, a poster brought up an acquisition interview question (predominately for REPE) and I thought it would spark some good discussions here: If I gave you $100 million, where would you invest it and why? For the sake of this argument, lets say you have to place the $100 million...

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+14Invest in deals? OR Buy a house?

VolatilitySmile

I am currently an Associate at a developer. I have $50,000 to either invest in value-add real estate deals (2.0x over 4 years) or to use as a down payment on a condo/house. What would you do and why?

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+14Cold email networking while employed?

press107

I am looking to see how others here approach networking while they are already employed. I understand that being involved in organizations such as ULI, Naiop etc can really help but besides that what are you doing? I am currently on the brokerage side working in research, and eventually I...

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+14Full-time intern for 5 months - being taken advantage of?

TheTankF

First job out of school, I was hired at a boutique HFF/Eastdil as an an intern at $15/hr, 45hr/week. I was hired explicitly with potential to become "full-time" once our office hires another producer (which was slated for that quarter) but we've been focused on opening offices...

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+14Having a terrible experience 2 months into the job. What should I do?..

razir110

Hi all. I started my REAM investment analyst job at a 50-people <abbr title="asset management">AM</abbr> firm in Europe some 2 months ago and I just hate it. During the recruitment I was given the impression that I would be learning fin modelling, taking part in...

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+1426 years old, too old to be an analyst?

NinaZ

So I graduated from a master in RE last December and started working as an analyst. I am 26 years old going to be 27 this year. I realized I am pretty old as being an analyst. I studied in engineering and worked in different industry before I moved to RE and I wasted 2-3 years of my life....

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+14Finding New Jobs

TheThrill12345

Hey guys- trying to find my next move in my job career. Ended up with a Developer and it really just isn't anything I expected. Lots of sitting around and doing nothing. No training, modeling or anything. Looking to learn more and take on way more responsibility. So I am curious where you...

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+14Regrets About not Going to Corporate Finance?

Anonymous Monkey

I'm sure most of you here have a passion for real estate, and that's why you work in the field or are trying to get into the business. But I have a controversial question... Skip to the last paragraph if you don't want to read my rambling examples in the middle. For the...

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+14Interactive Debt Sizing Matrices

investREanalyst

I created these interactive Debt Sizing Matrices after I observed that my colleagues and I were continually running the same calculations when trying value a property and/or size a loan. Feel free to post/send some feedback.

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+14AMA on the WSO IG tomorrow with @CRE

famejranc

@CRE" will be hosting an AMA on the WSO Instagram tomorrow (https://www.instagram.com/wallstreetoasis/). He will start answering questions around 11:00 AM ET, and you can start sending in questions tonight around midnight. His background: - Real Estate Development Manager - Poli...

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+14Career Advice: Family Office (RE Developer) --> MBA --> REPE

SS22

I’ve been lurking for years and have tried to consume as much knowledge and advice as possible. And after reading the info on Post-MBA associates trying to break into <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> in general, it definitely sounds like a long shot. But even with...

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+14PTO in RE

REPESailor2020

What is your PTO in RE? Example of my situation: Position: Analyst Field: Development PTO: 10 days If you have any other interesting set up, like unlimited non-paid time off, let us know. If there are any other interesting perks you have, that would be cool too.

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+14Where do you get your RE news and information?

Temujiin

Where do you get your real estate news and information? I am talking about local and national deals as well as where you get information for determining supply and demand for different market types and regions. I follow Bisnow, Commercial Property Executive, <abbr title="private equity...

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+14PERE: What's your carry?

Fairmove

Would be interested to hear any disclosed figures + outline of AUM of your fund. Also after which year it is attainable. Thx

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+14First Real Estate Investments: Benefits of Forming an LLC or Direct Ownership

REPE God

**Conundrum:** I'm wondering what the benefits are from both a risk-management and cash flow (tax) perspective of organizing an LLC to make my first few property investments, versus owning the houses in my name. I am about a year away from the process of actually putting down money and feel...

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+14Other than BBs, what are the best real estate Investment Banking groups

_chrishansen_

I'm senior at a semi target school currently working as an intern for a small REPE. This could lead to a full time offer but they are a really small fund and I think I would like to take a shot at REIB. Other than <abbr title="bulge brackets">BBs</abbr>, I've...

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+14Torn between two job opportunities

Itsthursday

So I just finished my undergraduate career at a target university this week with a degree in Real Estate development/finance. I have two job offers on the table that I have to make a decision on by Monday. Option #1 is financial analyst position at <span...

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+14LIHTC during the next recession

Re.Monkey

Can anybody in the industry comment on how they forecast the LIHTC market during the next recession. I feel like the last recession isn't the best comparison because banks' financial structures are stronger now. Any insights?

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+14Opportunity Zones in New Tax Legislation

cherit

Is anyone out there looking at the new tax law's Opportunity Zones? How do you think the regs will shake out, and in what time frame? What's your take on how much interest they will generate? Is the deferral of cap gains sufficient to attract investors?

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+14Trailer Parks & Un-Sexy Investments

willydale

Would love to hear some experiences/stories on investing anything considered un-sexy. Think tailer parks, billboards, Section 8, tax liens, etc.

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+14Would you ever consider working in Residential Development?

press107

Something that isn't discussed as much on this forum is Residential Development. I am curious as to see if any of you guys would ever consider taking a job in this field? Knowing what you know now would you tell your younger self to consider going this route? Think for a major company such...

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+14What would you do if a VP "steals" your deal?

luv2speed

I'm an associate at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-real-estate-investment-trust-reit"><abbr title="real estate investment trust ">REIT</abbr></a></span> and have been told by a number of...

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+14Deal of the Era

Red banana Wagon

I was reading about JMB Realty and how they had the defining/biggest deal of the 1980's real estate boom (Cadillac Fairview for $2.6 billion). It got me thinking, what has been the biggest or lost defining deal (or development) of this real estate cycle? The book mentioned how deals in...

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+14My Gift To WSO: Investment Committee Memos....Or Something Like That

RECONBOSS

So, 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...

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+14Why wouldn't a fund do a leveraged buyout of an undervalued REIT?

luv2speed

The market cap of my publicly traded <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr> is trading (and has been for a while) at about $5B less than our assets are worth. What's more, we are highly UNleveraged. I'm confused why a larger fund hasn't bought...

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+14Housing Prices Rise at a Cost: Fourth Straight Monthly Decline in Home Sales

YungBull

CNBC released [an article](https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/22/us-existing-home-sales-fall-for-fourth-straight-month.html) describing the current state of the housing market: * Rising building materials costs, as well as shortages of land and labor, have left builders unable to bridge the...

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+14Why is everyone saying real estate is peaking right now?

TheRoadLessTaken

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?

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+13Deal 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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+13Real Estate PE Technical Interview Question - Case Study

ApplyIce

Recently I was invited to an interview where I was asked on the spot to build a real estate financial model with the following assumptions: NOI of 1 million Purchase at a 7% cap rate Expense margin of 45% Revenue Growth Yr 1: 7% Yr 2: 6% Yr 3+ 3% Expense Growth: Yr 1: 5% Yr 2+...

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+13How many deals do you underwrite / do a year?

NealCaffrey

For acq analysts and associates: how many deals have you personally been underwriting and closing a year recently? Likely to be a lot of grey area here depending on your definition of "underwriting", but let's just say at a minimum it means having a model done and can support...

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+13Acquisitions Analyst Advice - New Analysts

luther

I am starting a new role as an analyst in 2 weeks (the role is focused on underwriting opportunistic acquisitions across Europe - primarily offices, retail, industrial, and residential). Do you have any advice for new analysts in terms of setting up good long term habits (organisation, excel...

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+13Showcasing Modelling Abilities

Capital360

How do you guys go about showing of your modelling capabilities, to potential employers, without sending them an actual model you have constructed? I'm looking at approaching companies that are not specifically recruiting right now but I'd like them to see first-hand what I can do...

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+13What is a realistic goal in real estate development

REDev225

I have been interested in real estate development for the past 6 years and have been reading/studying the business on nights and weekends while working full time in the construction industry as a project estimator and now a project controls manager for a heavy industrial contractor. I want to...

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+13Is it possible for a multifamily property to recover after a fatal shooting?

MrBusinessman

How do you recover or re-brand a multifamily property after a fatal shooting has taken place? Specifically, I am looking at a large multifamily property for sale (in excess of 100 units) that has had a fatal shooting on the premise with a strong correlation to a 15%+ drop in occupancy shortly...

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+13Switching from Big 4 to Acquisitions: My Story

AcquisitionsGuy

I've received a lot of PMs over the months about how I switched from Big 4 audit to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-real-estate-investment-trust-reit"><abbr title="real estate investment...

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+13Anecdotes on Supply/Demand of/for Analysts

real_Skankhunt42

In the next 6-12 months or so my company (a family real estate owner/operator/investor w/$1B+ in assets but only, like, 4 non-family member employees) is going to be hiring an analyst to help with acquisition and disposition analysis, internal valuations, re-development analysis, and similar...

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+13Work Dilemma, need help. Standing up for myself?

HarveySpectGod

Hey everyone, I just want your advice on my given situation at work. So I joined an financial firm as the only intern, and then another intern came in a month after. However, he got through because of a friend/family connection, and he now works on a "team" with his connection....

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+13AMA: Commercial Real Estate

Ryan-W1

I’ve done a few informational interviews in the past with recent college grads and friends of friends that want to know the commercial real estate world so hopefully I’ll be able to answer anything that comes up. <h3>My background:</h3> I’ll keep my background brief....

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+13Snipping Tool Travesty - Real Estate Related

Bananas1987

Like everyone else in real estate at one point or another, I, am highly dependent on the snipping tool. It has disappeared from my Windows 10 computer and have tried various iterations to get it back to no success. Has this happened to anyone and have they been successful in giving it mouth to...

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+13Path to Developer?

wallstreetballa

Hey all, Looking for some advice on becoming a small developer. Haven’t spent a minute in my career in RE but know a fair amount about it as a personal interest. Would love any advice and suggested resources when thinking about this. Thanks!

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