TopicReplies
+9San Francisco vs NYC

indexmatch

I'm in final rounds w/ two REPE firms (acquisitions). One is in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> and the other is in SF. Nothing is set in stone yet. I'm hoping to hear from people who have worked in one or both cities - why did you decide to move there, and...

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+9Career Path to become a Real Estate Developer

civilengineer

I'm thinking about getting a Real Estate Development Certificate that my school offers. It's four extra classes and wouldn't delay my graduation. The only downside is I pay an extra $2000 for tuition, and it might hurt my already fragile GPA. I'm also thinking about...

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+9Likelihood of a Recession by 2018

DetRustCohle

I'm interested to see what the consensus is here on whether we'll be hit by a recession by 2018. If not by 2018, then when? Would also be interested to hear what people think will be the catalyst.

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+9Georgetown Online Master's and Other Online Graduate Programs

SLCCRE

Well, it's now 2019 now and online graduate degrees are getting more diverse and accepted. What are your thoughts on the Georgetown "Master's in Real Estate" program? Do you believe this program is on par with online MRED programs? What it boils down to is that I am 5...

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+9Manufactured/Mobile Home Investing

egold70

Curious if anyone has any experience in this asset class, seems to be fairly niche similar to affordable housing, but is the general underwriting at all similar to multifamily? I'm assuming it;'s more yield driven due to property cap rates, locations, etc?

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+9Will RE firms cover or help to subsidize your travel expense for interviews?

IRRturbo74

What's your experience interviewing with firms out of town? I found a role through a recruitment agency but its not in my area. I'd need to move several hours away to be at this job. So far the recruiter has pushed my resume/info to the firm and they've shown interest in me and...

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+9MRED/MSRED Questions

ReDev-482

I'm currently working in real estate development at an associate level with a non-business background and am planning to apply to masters in real estate programs with the goals of broadening my understanding of real estate development (interested in shifting from a single asset class to...

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+9Does Marcus & Millichap have the best training?

press107

As some of you may know I am a recent graduate trying to break in to <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr>. I've been networking pretty heavy and reached out to an alumni that gave me the following advice: "Get a job at Marcus and Millichap as they...

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+9AMA - 1st Year REIB at Top Firm

Over-levered Monkey

<h4>My Background:</h4> I'm a Navy vet (4 years) and just graduated from a semi-target (Texas school that places okay in IB). I did 5 internships from sophomore year till graduation. <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> > Loan Portfolio Analytics >...

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+9Acquisitions Folks - How active is your current pipeline?

Gentleman and Scholar

Wanted to touch base and have a discussion regarding deal pipeline. How active are your groups? When was the last time your group closed a deal? If not very active, what have you been doing in your downtime? Would be helpful if you could list: 1. Are your deals debt or equity 2. Main...

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+8Marucs & Millichap a step below CBRE/JLL/C&W?

creJeff

Scrolling through articles on here, I always notice that companies like Marcus & Millichap, SVN, Savills Studley are always considered a tier below the CBRE/JLL/C&W. How would you guys who have maybe had experience working in some of these shops say they line up and compare? When I think...

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+8Rough mental return calculations?

g0ttag0

Hi all, I'm looking to improve my "deal sense" and am wondering about simple mental math calcs I can do to get a sense for returns when talk about deals? For example: Entry cap+constant growth rate=IRR (assuming same exit cap). So buying at a 5 cap with 3% growth over the...

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+8Rational behind a lender choosing a loan term

adrian-monk

Debt Folks, have a question- Is there a science behind the loan term chosen by the lenders? For example, a deal I am involved with is a single tenant industrial deal where there are four years left in the lease. Tenant is B+ rated tenant, solid tenant. Will any lender be willing to lend on a...

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+8Best way to learn Real Estate Waterfalls?

sabrina91

Hi, I'm wondering if you guys know what the best way is to learn waterfalls? On the property level, I think I'm pretty good at understanding the analyses and basic return metrics that go with it. My firm is has investors so waterfalls are required and I'm wondering if anyone...

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+8Sophomore: Architecture to Real Estate

lunturn

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...

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+8Real Estate Sponsor Fees

The Duke of Wall Street

Questions about appropriate sponsor levels fees come up on this forum more than almost any other topic. I recently came across an article that succinctly describes what typical market rates are and the rationale behind sponsors charging them. This is beneficial for all: Note - I don't...

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+8Multi Family Investing - New York City

iggs99988

Thought this would be a good place to post some general questions as a real estate novice and gather some perspectives from people in-the-know. Currently in <abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr>, and in the near term (~1 year), I’m looking to diversify my...

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+8Hamptons is Out of Style - Two (2) Locations for the new Cool Kids!

Ebolamonkey

Catskill Mountains and Hudson River. Hamptons apparently isn't as vogue as it used to be and the new folks who've made it are thumbing their noses at the old money. Would you buy or have already real estate in the Hamptons or consider these new places the weekend getaway for the...

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+8General Real Estate Discussion

CRE

I was thinking we should have a place to bs about real estate in general - things we're working on, successes we've had lately, etc. For me - today is the last day of my pre-grad school REPE <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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+8Do acquisitions analysts build models from scratch?

opus1723

Do acquisitions analysts at <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>'s, REPE firms, etc. build...

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+8Waterfall for long term hold

Scott-Paulson

Hello, Has anyone had experience with a structuring promoted interest waterfall for a development deal with no planned exit. The developer builds and owns their projects for the long term and planning to bring on a JV equity partner with the same long term hold strategy. I have only dealt with...

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+8To all the commercial real estate brokers out there...how much money do you make?

opus1723

Just curious, to all the commercial real estate brokers out there--how much money are you earning a year. Answer format below * Product Type * Investment Sales or Leasing * Geography (City, State or Region) * Commission after company and team splits * Company split % * ...

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+8Debt Fund Modeling / Argus

IRReplaceable CRE

Calling all debt fund analysts/associates... I work at a mortgage <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr> as an analyst and we are a typical bridge lender. I am curious to see how detailed other shops underwriting/modeling is. - Besides the typical...

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+8Buying an Apartment in NYC

ComplacentCareerStudent

First time buyer here currently looking at studio condo apartments in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> in the <$700K range. Wondering if anyone here has perspectives on current state of the Manhattan real estate market and expected trends over the next 12-18 months...

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+8Why are REITs not considered appealing?

GLCRE

Can anyone shed some light as to why <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> jobs don't seem to...

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+8Just graduated and don’t have a job?

illini29

I just graduated on Saturday. I have a few offers, but haven’t accepted any of them since I am not incredibly crazy about any one of them in particular. They range from investment consulting to corporate finance. I want to break into real estate and I have applied to a handful of firms...

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+8Question for Those Who Moved Cities

westcoastq

I'm hoping to re-locate to a new city/market next year. Young and want to explore a different part of the country. My key hesitation is whether this experience is worth the potential back-step in career progression. I have a strong network in my local market, know all the major players,...

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+8Law school to commercial real estate? Can a JD help you out?

Brand7777

Hi everyone, I'm currently working as a research analyst, but I was just admitted to a few different law schools on the East Coast. My parents are adamant about me going to law school, but I'm trying to consider more alternative and potentially more lucrative careers that could be had...

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+8Innovative Amenities for Multifamily

CRE

WSO, I'm interested in seeing what kind of cool amenities you've come across, when developing, selling, buying, or living in apartment communities. We've all heard of Nest thermostats and whatnot, but this Hines deal in Boston provides lighting in tune with your body clock, a...

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+8Deciding to buy property

nethgerona

We can’t decide on a property. What's the most important thing to look for when searching for potential properties?

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+8Advice on potential career in Commercial Real Estate

Goldbears93

Long post incoming: So I recently just left my software sales job to be closer to my family and fiancé (was doing long distance). Now that I am settled in where I want to be for the long term (Dallas), I am looking at a pontential career change. A little background, I am 25 with a degree...

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+8Real Estate Hedge Fund List (Looking)

Disjoint

Hi all, Trying to put a list of hedge funds who invest primarily or have a team that invests mainly in Real Estate - debt or equity doesn't matter. Names that come to mind so far: Och Ziff Davidson Kempner Fir Tree ... Go ahead keep adding, thanks!

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+8JV Promote Structures and Concepts

picklemonkey

I've noticed a lot of questions on this forum relating to promote structures, deal structures, and other topics relating to JV partnerships and return calculations. One of my former co-workers gave me an issue of the Real Estate Finance Journal that does a fantastic job diving into all...

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+8So you want to work in CRE Debt? Here are the options...

Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum

I'm currently taking a class thru NYU (RE Capital Markets) that has both blown my mind/gotten me particularly interested in debt. While I work in agency lending, I was completely unaware of both the complexity and career paths available within this part of the the industry (our last class...

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+8Commercial Real Estate Appraiser job outlook, and salary

ResearchOwl

How much do <abbr title="commercial real estate">cre</abbr> appraisers earn and what's the job outlook like in the future? What do some of the top earners in your firm do? Working as a trainee and trying to get a guess of what's out there in this field. Light at...

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+8Brokerage at Big 4 (think CB, JLL, etc) or Acquisitions at $100M fund

yoruba123

I am struggling to make a LIFE CHANGING decision. I have two offers that are very different. Offer 1 is with a brokerage: it took about 6 months and 8 meetings to get the offer, these guys moved slow through out the process. I developed 2 financial models, completed a personality and IQ...

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+8Recourse vs. Non-Recourse

Pokemon Master

I'm familiar with what recourse vs. non-recourse loans are at this point but I'm not really able to find much information about the finer details. What determines if a loan is recourse or non-recourse? Will a recourse loan come with a lower interest rate than a non-recourse...

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+8Best Asset Class to Start Out in, in Real Estate

LReed

Been giving some thought to this lately as I'm at a point in my career where I'm starting to think about the next move. I'm still at the analyst level but getting to the point where I ought to start thinking about where I ultimately want to specialize in. My main considerations...

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+8PERE 100 2019

blank112

<abbr title="private equity real estate">PERE</abbr> released their annual report on the largest <abbr title="private equity real estate">PERE</abbr> firms yesterday, with the notable jump being GLP from Asia. Seems like the industry is continuing to...

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+8AirBNB (etc) modeling

C.R.E. Shervin

Hey Gang, Do any of you know how, first or second hand, how you realistically look at rents and would do a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF"><abbr title="discounted cash...

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+8What do RE Asset Management Analysts actually do?

JSmithRE2010

I've read enough threads on RE Acquisitions to know what the acquisitions analysts do. I searched the forum and most threads were about comp and career paths for Acquisitions vs Asset Management. I understand at a high level what the asset management team does (performing hold/sell...

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+8REFM Review - Real Estate Financial Modeling Courses 1-3

HopefulMogul

I just went through levels 1-3 of Bruce Kirsch's Real Estate Financial Modeling (REFM) and another monkey recommended I give a review... So here is a summary and what I though about the courses: Level 1 - starts off as simple formatting and statistics formulas (max, min, avg). Then moves...

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+8Acquisitions Analyst Compensation

futureREmogul

I am currently working at a small RE investment firm (me, my principal and a partner who technically runs his own development company). Nothing to complain about the work, seeing a lot of deal flow, learning a lot about the market and overseeing the management aspect on some of the portfolio....

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+8Mezzanine loan acquisition - what to look out for?

Paul Reichmann

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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+8Real Estate Development Hierarchy

Acquisitions092

Hi- I currently work as an acquisitions analyst at a private real estate investment company that specializes in multifamily apartment complexes. I am interested in switching to development (with a development firm) but have had little success finding the hierarchy of real estate...

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+8Falling Rents - Time to Run for the Hills?

brosephstalin

For all of the multifamily monkeys out there, what's your outlook on the rental rates in major markets? I've been reading more and more gloomy reports on free-falling effective (and even asking) rents in all of the major markets, particularly SF and <abbr title="New York...

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+8best place to start in real estate?

famejranc

where is the best place to start in real estate out of undergrad? it probably varies based on what you want to long term. regardless, sell legendary <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> user famejranc on where he should start networking in order to secure gainful...

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+8Institutional Self Storage

bd.charlus

I am currently looking at capitalizing a portfolio of newly-constructed self storage properties in the Southeast US with a major institutional sponsor. This is the first self storage deal my firm has seriously looked at, and while we trust the expertise of the sponsor, we want to be able to...

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+8PERE comp table

prospie

https://www.perenews.com/uploadedImages/Editorial_Imageas/Comp%20table%20800.jpg ![image][image] ... 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...

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+8Is New York's Housing Market Undervalued?

To IB or not to IB

Hey monkeys, Just read up on [an article](https://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthasharf/2017/07/19/new-york-is-one-of-the-most-undervalued-housing-markets-of-2017-yes-really/#77462fc1137d) from Forbes stating that New York's housing market is undervalued by 10.4%, which is second on the...

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+8Tutorial: How to Model a Real Estate Development Construction Loan

StreetwiseMonk

Monkeys, I am creating some free videos teaching you the basics and more advanced concepts in RE modeling. Please enjoy and feedback is appreciated ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oddgUETdwLM

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+8How Long is Long Enough

bigbob123

Currently working as an analyst with an investment sales team. Pay is solid, decent deal flow but I would like to transition either to a brokerage working on larger deals or somewhere on the buy side. I've only been with this group for a short time so I'm wondering how long for it to...

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+8Yield on Development Costs

teddythebear

What yields are everyone seeing when it comes to development costs? Mainly interested in multifamily. We all know that developers make their money on the spread between yield on development costs and selling cap rate. However, I have heard conflicting reports that the spread is almost non...

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+8Katerra, A Construction Company, Raises $865 Million

vintagegmt

I thought I would drop this article in here to see what some of you guys think about this construction company. After looking at their website, it looks like a tech based vertically integrated construction company. Do you think this is the future of construction? And, if so, do you think this...

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+8Hines or Deloitte?

Leo.jg

Hello. I have an offer for an Analyst position in Hines and in Deloitte (Investment Banking + Infrastructure & Capital Project). I'm struggling to decide and I would like to hear some opinions.

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+8Are deals falling out due to higher rates?

PacNumber

You guys see a ton of deals across several markets and asset classes. Are deals falling out of escrow or getting re-traded due to higher rates? Has this bump in rates caused you or your firm to pass on certain deals?

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+8MSRE(D) Applicants Fall 2018

Weybridge

I wanted to start a thread related to MSRE application for Fall 2018. I think it would be great if you guys could share where you have applied to and on what stage of the admission process you guys are currently in. Thanks! NYU / Admitted MIT / Waiting for response Cornell /...

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+8MSRED/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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+8Real Estate Profit Split - Friends and Family - LT Hold

MastersinCRE

Say you have the benefit of having rich friends and you'd like to acquire, as the GP, multifamily real estate with the intention of holding in perpetuity. That is, never sell. What is a fair and equitable profit split for such a transaction that would allow for majority ownership by...

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+8Healthcare REIT Acquisitions Analyst Interview

chomsky

I have an upcoming on-site interview with a healthcare-focused <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>...

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+8Covered Land Play Ideas

boomemlr

Considering the current cap rate environment, what are some solid covered land plays you have seen in the market in terms of operating businesses, product type, attributes, etc., that can be pulled off with relatively low investment capital? Mainly thinking about high growth markets (Austin,...

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+835 Yr old hoping to work for a REIT upon graduation

optimistprime

Helli all. I am a 35 year old returning student at Kaplan University. I am studying finance with a specialization in real estate. I have 2 years until I graduate. Upon graduation I hope to work for a <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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+8What is everyone's opinion of: Castellan Real Estate Partners

EllisRedding

I see these guys posting from time to time on the cornell-baker board. What kind of shop are they exactly? What is their reputation? Analyst/Associate comp? Exit ops? Would you want to work there, etc? Cheers!

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+8Historic Tax Credits

theofficeguy

Has anyone worked with Historic Tax credits on distressed/value-add deals? I'm curious, what is the federal "tax credit" that the developer receives? Since there are no federal level property taxes, and most development shops are pass-through LLCs, does it effect the individual...

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+8Investing in Real Estate while working full time in banking

ForTheDream

Hi guys, I currently work in Trading but have always had an interest in investing my money in real estate, which I would like to start doing soon. As I am trying to decide between different strategies (buying and flipping, buying and renting, getting a mortgage, buying and then renting,...

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+8Evaluating a Real Estate Investment

Secyh62

Alright so I don't know much about real estate other than what the <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst">CFA</abbr> curriculum details and what I've read on this forum/google. I'm considering starting to invest in real estate provided the returns are...

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+8Calling All Idealists in CRE

Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum

Not to get too sappy, but as I ponder my next career move, I think about how much value I've gotten over the past 2-3 years from this forum. Between the exposure to daily banter between some very knowledgeable monkeys, somebody sending me an excel test prior to the final round of an...

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+8Why do people use Argus?

TheRoadLessTaken

Hey everyone, I was just wondering why people in commercial real estate use Argus. I have no experience in it whatsoever, but I have seen people use it, and it doesn't look to be that helpful. I was wondering if you could give me insight as to why it is useful, and how it is useful.

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+8How do lenders structure loans to GPs?

teddythebear

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...

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+8Looking for Career Advice (3+ Years)

Analyst10242017

Hey <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, I recently transitioned out of fund accounting and landed a role as an acquisitions analyst in a small real estate firm. From what I've read here and elsewhere, this is somewhat of an unique position. The firm does...

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+8Real Estate Jobs: Which will be replaced by technology and which won't?

The Duke of Wall Street

There's pretty much been a consensus agreement that a large number of jobs face a high likelihood of being replaced by robots and/or automated functions. For example, a large number of accounting functions across many industries will be automated. Additionally, more and more service jobs...

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+8Burning out

hard assets

I know there are lots of people here who work 12+ hour days, so i'd be curious to know how people manage their careers over time. I recognize some of you might be fresh out of UG, but for those of you who are closer to your late 20s/early 30s or older, how have you been managing working...

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+8Real estate will be worthless in ~30 years than it is now. Prove me wrong.

kmkmkmoo

1. Malls, retail stores are dying - kills retail space 2. Advances in Automation/AI, Outsourcing + Virtual work stations (work from home) - kill office real estate 3. Other misc advances that kill RE: Netflix, virtual doctors, <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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+8CBRE Launches Coworking Management Platform - Goodnight WeWork

Trunk Yeti

["The new business, called Hana, will not lease space directly, but will work with property owners and will design, build and operate flexible office space for them. It will make money through revenue and profit-sharing agreements with...

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+8Fundrise: Raising Real Estate Capital Online - Thoughts?

Chinese RE Guy

I've known the crowdfunding firm Fundrise for a while now, but never really looked into it: https://fundrise.com/ Basically you go to their website, select a deal you like, and invest cash ($5,000 minimum), without physically meeting the sponsor/operator/developer. It's like buying...

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+8Is it hiring time?

moeRE21

Hey everyone, I am currently a senior graduating in May with a degree in finance. I am in the midst of the job search solely looking to enter the real estate industry and have been networking with anyone and everyone over the past 6 months. Does anyone have any insight on what companies are...

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+8PGIM RE vs. Morgan Stanley IB vs. PNC Capital Markets

REIkachu

Hi all, I've been fortunate enough to be offered roles at the places mentioned above for their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst programs</a></span> and I'm having a hard time deciding. Long...

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+8Grad School Cost: is it worth it?

Cadmonkey117

Hi guys, My head is spinning with all the different factors to evaluate in applying to grad school. For a career switcher with some architecture experience, what are the most important factors in selecting a grad school? I would like to work in development and eventually open my own...

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+8Fastest growing Real Estate Markets

bottles_n_models

What are some of the fastest growing secondary and tertiary markets to invest in? I've dug around online but cant find access to very detailed report.

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+8Self-Made Real Estate Millionare at the Age of 22.

offerrescinded

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTKoNEWqbBI Guy claims to be a millionare at the age of 22. Did wholesaling + flipping. Do you buy his story?

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+8Graduating in 2 years, what path to take?

REply

I’m graduating in two years and currently work in residential real estate. I want to join commercial real estate once I graduate and eventually end up managing funds for a syndication or <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr>. I have a lot of super newbie...

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+8Thor Equities in 2019

C.R.E. Shervin

Hi everyone, I just wanted to ask about this firm. What is everyone's opinion on prestige, culture, hours, comp, and reputation.

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+8Career Advice: Acquisitions vs. Development

realestateguru90

Hi all, I currently work as a Market Research Analyst for a large <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> company and am looking to transition into a Development or Acquisitions role. I have been working here for over 3 years and love what I do, but feel like...

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+8Cushman and Wakefield IPO

Cap Rate

Wanted to find out what everyone thinks about the Cushman IPO? After the weak <abbr title="initial public offering">IPO</abbr> of Newmark do you think that they will also come up short?

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+82016 ULI Fall Meeting | Dallas, Texas | October 24-27

CRE

What's happening, WSO Real Estate? I wanted to remind everyone here about the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, Texas from October 24-27. Signups are available now at http://fall.uli.org/ Last year in San Francisco I tried to get together a WSO meetup, but it didn't really go...

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+8Most outrageous claims in an OM?

maineiac42

I submitted an offer on a 45 unit apartment building today. It was a call for offers situation so we made (what we thought) was a pretty strong offer. Based on our underwriting which was fairly aggressive we were offering an 8 cap. This is a value add deal in a tiny market in the northeast....

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+8What's better to break into CRE: CFA or REFM?

MIDW3ST

I am trying to break into the world of <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> next summer after graduation and was wondering which of these tools would help my resume better stand out and also help me to gain a better knowledge of the world of <abbr...

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+8Anybody read 'Evicted' by Matthew Desmond? General thoughts on the term 'slumlord'

Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum

Just finished this book, a fascinating (and troubling) non-fiction account of the status of low-income housing in Milwaukee. Has anybody hear read it? As someone who is in their first RE role (SBL underwriting), it was incredibly relevant in terms of product type and my role in general. Here...

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+8AMA - CRE Broker at a Top-Tier Firm

Longshort2019

<h4>About me</h4> Been working at a top tier Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm in New York for 7+ Years which makes me an old geezer. Ask anything you want about the industry, happy to answer and help guide you. Separately, I worked for three years at a proprietary trading...

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+8Small Shop Developers

WillyNewport

To those of you that work in a small-med size development firm... Are there such things as interns? How did you land your role? How do salaries differ from the large developers and national corporations?

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+8When you are looking to invest in either Industrial buildings or Office buildings what are the most important things to look at?

greekmyth

Obviously location is king, but i'm not as familiar with industrial assets. Proximity to a port or shipping possibly? With office, would look at location, proximity to talent, lease rollover and risk, are tenants highly correlated, if capex is needed soon, barriers to entry, incoming...

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+8Intern duties...Job description vs reality

PacNumber

Hey guys, for those of you that interned, what were your daily tasks while on the job and did they line up with the job description? I'd like to hear from those working for principles and/or firms and those on the debt side too.

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+8Nyu vs Columbia MSRED

Resi2CommNYC

For anyone who has been accepted into both programs, what was your work experience and GMAT/GRE score when you applied? What made you choose one school over the other? I'm considering one of these programs for next year and what to see how I stack up to others since they don't publish...

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+8Enforcing Percentage Rent

yayaa

Anybody that has experience with percentage leases, how do you enforce the tenant's sales and make sure that they are accurately recording their total sales. Is an audit good enough? What protective measures can a landlord take before signing the lease? Thanks.

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+8AMA: From MO Risk at Big 5 Bank to Real Estate Debt

takeawalkk

I worked in market risk reporting supporting mortgage backed trading desk and interest rate trading desk for approximately 2.5 years. At this point I decided I did not want to be part of MO and exit to <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr> seemed very rare....

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+8Real Estate Family Business - Advice

Realestate101232

One topic that's never really brought up in this fourm is what to do if you parents already own Real Estate/are in the business. I'm not here to be called a "spoiled rich kid" -- by some chance of god I won the genetic lottery and I'm incredibly blessed. I'm here to...

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+810YR Treasury is above 3.15% today....

Rice and Fires

Today the 10YR started at 3.08% After Lunch it has jumped up to 3.17%, this is drastically hurting anyone who was looking to get a loan today. We've had some borrowers opt to put deals on hold this afternoon already just to see if it goes lower. I work in production for a DUS...

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+7Argus AE

PF_CRE

Alright is anyone actually using Argus AE? Argus keeps telling us that everyone is moving over but I haven't found anybody that actually does.

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+7Modeling from a debt perspective

adrian-monk

Hi! Can any analyst at a bank, life co, lender, etc share some insight on how modeling is done from a lending perspective. I get that two most important metrics are debt yield and dscr. But can anyone please be kind enough to share what else do you do in excel? I know how to create a...

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+7Loan Market Sizes

Lurkingforopportunity

What are the typical loan market sizes that are agreed upon? Or are these markets discussed based on assets? I'm trying to gauge what level the company I'm interning for is going for and what target markets are before I join them next month. It's a LifeCo so I'm assuming it...

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