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+7Developers or PE groups with progressive culture

NealCaffrey

Saw an article on Bloomberg today about bringing dogs to the office (link below). Seems like RE tends to be pretty old school but it got me wondering if any well-known developers or investors have progressive policies like this. Does anyone know of any RE firms with a silicon valley...

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+7Dwight Capital

futureREmogul

What do people know about Dwight Capital? As in more info about the firm, interview process, office environment as well as exit opps from a company like that. Any relevant info would be very appreciated.

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+7Investing 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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+7West coast REPE

OnlineMoniker

Hey guys, first time poster. I'm currently an undergrad student on the west coast and am considering repe as a career. Is anyone in the community familiar with repe debt funds in LA, San Fran or Seattle

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+7Qualitative vs Quantitative RE roles

BrickandMorty

I recently secured an entry-level development job for after UG graduation. The job is with an established, well-respected development company in a major market, and focuses primarily on the qualitative aspects of the development process (i.e. managing architects, GC, consultants, VE, design...

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+7Commission Schedules - What have you been seeing?

MonkeyWrench

Deal guys specifically - what commission rates are you currently charging/seeing in west coast markets? Brokers, what are you asking, and acquisition/disposition folks, what are you agreeing to pay? I'm trying to get a feel for the different rates in different markets across the west for...

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+7Switch from Investment Banking to Commercial Real Estate?

intimadavis

Is making the switch from an investment banking job to a commercial real estate job realistic/easy? I am a college student considering investment banking, however I think if i dislike investment banking I would pivot to commercial real estate. Is this something people do?

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+7LIHTC Equity Pricing

maineiac42

Are there any other LIHTC developers or syndicators out there? Where have you seen equity pricing go in the last few months since the election? I have heard that many syndicators are in trouble as they haven't been able to find investors to replace them on deals they bought into at the top...

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+7CRE Stepping Stones

Anonymous Monkey

Looking to get some insight into a potential strategies for a career path in <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr>. I'll start with the end goal first: Start my own shop and own/acquire a portfolio of <abbr title="commercial real...

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+7REFM 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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+7How do LIHTC developers make money?

egold70

In the process of discussing a VP level position with an affordable developer (mostly 4% LIHTC deals). My background is primarily market rate value add multifamily and commercial. I was curious if they comp structure for affordable groups is similar or less than what it would be for a pure...

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+7What waterfalls are you seeing in today's market for developments you're working on?

JB159

Pretty self explanatory title. List product type of developments you're working one, market tier, investment term, and whether your on LP or GP side. **Product Type:** Industrial Spec Development **Market:** Primary **Term:** 3 year horizon (modeled) **LP side** **Waterfall:** 10%...

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+7How do I go from the Big 4 to PERE?

Tefenomics

I’m an auditor in London who is about to qualify and I want to move into a <abbr title="private equity real estate">PERE</abbr> role. I understand that audit has limited relevance to <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> as a general rule, so I’ve...

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+7CRE Asset Management Learning Materials

michaelrmilken

Hi everyone, long time lurker and beneficiary of the information dispersed on this forum here. I've recently accepted a role as an Asset Management Associate with a lower PERE30 fund (think Angelo Gordon/Ares/Fortress/Cerberus) in <abbr title="New York...

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+7What are some great and also good real estate firms that I should look into in southern California?

ivy200

I'd love your input on some solid shops that hire straight out of undergrad down there. I'd love to be in acquisitions, but I'd also go into REIB or debt and equity placement. I'm currently interning in asset management at a private equity firm that has revenues between 1...

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+7Lender Rankings

Bert_Breakfast

For difficulty to get in, how would the different <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> lenders of Debt fund, Lifeco, Bank, CMBS, agency, etc. rank? At origination level, how would compensation vary?

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+7Question for Acquisition Guys

20-IRR

What are the first 5 things you immediately begin digging into when you get an Argus file from a broker for a potential acquisition? I recently started an acquisitions role for a smaller group with no real underwriting policies and procedures or manual. I have a little bit of acquisitions...

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+7Stuy Town/Peter Cooper...again.

DBCooper

Anyone have thoughts on this? For the newbies...the prior deal to buy these properties was led by Tishman Speyer and BlackRock...it blew up badly...and is considered the worst real estate deal in history. The LPs obviously got fucking hosed badly. The plan hinged on lots of leverage and...

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+7Real Estate Debt Associate

takeawalkk

Have an interview coming up with a real estate asset manager (7-10bn) on the debt side as an associate Was hoping to gain some insight on what’s expected: -when it comes to real estate debt underwriting, what type of factors and what’s the typical process from intital stage to the...

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+7Why is development debt int so much > senior?

Macchiavelli11

A deal I'm doing atm we have a c. 800m loan facility which is a blend between the acquisition loan and development debt, both coming from a single lender for a single asset. Both the senior and Dev have a <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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+7Pros and cons of working for a large public real estate company compared to a 5 man development shop

laxattack1221

I've been working for a large public real estate investment trust, and have been very taken back in just how much this place doesn't have their shit together. Basically what I am wondering is it par for the course where in the commercial real estate arena things just take forever and...

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+7Realistically how much experience do you need before making the jump to development or PERE?

press107

How much experience should you have before making the jump to either <abbr title="private equity real estate">PERE</abbr> or development? Interested in your thoughts on this. I have interacted with a couple smaller developers before where the typical progression would be...

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+7Best place to include asset management fee in proforma?

CrusaderCapital

Long time lurker here. Currently enrolled in a MSRE program looking to make a career switch. Been helping out with the modeling on a few deals. Just curious where it is most appropriate to include an annual broker-dealer fee (1.5% of initial equity) in the proforma cash flows? Would you include...

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+7Waterfall template attached

Post hoc ergo propter hoc

All - I've gotten a couple requests to sketch out/submit a waterfall model that handles various assumptions. Thus attached is a quick and back of envelope approach to a JV development deal. Blue font is input -- I tried to add comments that provide a more detailed explanation of the input...

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+7Opportunity: 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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+7Why IRR is so high on a compressed timeline?

Miaospirit

Hi everybody, I am currently underwriting a 13 units condo development project that has total length of 15 months from close to sale. 15% return hurdle and 70/30 promote slit. The problem is that the <abbr title="internal rate of return">IRR</abbr> comes out 38% with a...

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+7Received an offer, need help deciding

greekmyth

I received an offer at a small residential/multifamily development/acquisitions company but have to decide between that and 2 other companies. One of the other companies is a multifamily asset management role at a small company and the other is a senior living asset management role at a fairly...

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+7CMBS B-Piece Buyers

JSmithRE2010

I'm looking to learn more about the B-Piece buying space. How do funds value a b-piece? Do they get involved with the owner/operator in the event of a default or need of a turnaround? Are they required to hold for the entire 10 yr period? Are agency b-piece buyers separate from buyers of...

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+7Thank you Thanks WSO

REgogogo

English is my second language, so correct me if my grammar is incorrect or the world that I use is not accurate. I found this forum about a month ago, and here, makes me feel like home. I read a lot of the discussions recently, and a lot of useful information that helps someone like me who is...

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+7Mezz lending outlook for the next few years

DeanYoungBlood

Just wanted to get people's thoughts on mezz financing in real estate, and the outlook for mezz lenders/originators in the next couple of years, given where we are in the cycle. I am searching old threads as well, but wanted to see if anyone had any current insight. Might have an...

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+7Rent Stabilization - NYC Multifamily

BBA18

Anyone familiar w/ <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> who could explain how this works? My group doesn't do much in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> and I just got this deal sent to...

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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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+7Eastern Consolidated closing shop

yayaa

What went wrong at Eastern for them to completely close their doors? Anyone with information on the firm that can explain the situation? They did 600m last year in investment sales which seems sustainable. Sad to hear. Top 5 NYC Investment Sales Brokerage in 2017: 1) Cushman and...

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+7Real Estate Financial Modeling for beginners

GuyLafleur

Hey guys, I’m trying to build a solid foundation for RE modeling in the hopes of eventually applying to a <abbr title="real estate investment trust">REIT</abbr> or REPE fund down the road. Any suggestions on how to build up my financial modeling skills? Assume I’m a...

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+7When did you "figure it out"?

Nousernamehere

what I mean by title is, when did you really figure out what area of RE you wanted to be in and when did you eventually get to a role that gave you a solid experience/foumdation? I graduated 2.5 years ago and ended up in a corp Finance type role with F50 and realized I wanted <abbr...

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+7New guy at boutique brokerage. What do I need to know?

aptguy

Long story short. I was given a shot at a boutique multifamily brokerage. Average deal size is 30MM. They are great, but are somewhat lacking in training someone new. I have a business background, but have no experience in <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr>....

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+7Acquisitions 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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+7Breaking into REPE/development from appraisal

CodyParkey

Wondering what exit opps would be available with 1-2 years in appraisal with an <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr> w/ RE focus from a decent university would land me? Assume that the appraisal gig would have good flow with good properties (MF, office, retail)....

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+7Joining an investment sales team

Resi2CommNYC

I have a potential opportunity to join a retail investment sales team that focuses on middle market deals (2-15mm) with a major brokerage (JLL/CBRE/CW). Sometimes the team gets brought in on bigger institutional stuff but mostly smaller plazas owned by HNW people or families. The main broker is...

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+6Starting Own Deals: Partnership Structure Question

Ricky Rosay

Hey guys--I'm in the process of starting to do my own deals with one other partner. Generally speaking, we complement one another well and I want to be fair in creating an appropriate partnership structure. I have a good network in my market and believe I will be able to leverage a...

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+6Acquisitions 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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+6Parents Buy Property for me to rent: Good or Bad Idea?

Sugga Milk

Parents are willing to buy a 2 bedroom in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> for around $400-600K with the intention of letting me live there. I would pay rent to them and <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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+6CRE Bank Lending vs Life Co Lending

apricots

I'm currently a 2nd/3rd year analyst (soon to be associate this summer) at a bank in <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> Lending (major metro). I've been looking/interviewing over the past few months to move to the equity side, however I've been...

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+6Are there any relevant certifications/designations worth getting other than MBA/Masters? CFA, CAIA, certificate programs, etc.

Anonymous Monkey

I am hoping to get some discussion going on designations that one can work on that may help advance their career. Here are some of my thoughts & questions: 1. If you come from a non-target/zero pedigree, is it worth doing a certificate program? IE, UCLA extension, NYU certificate program,...

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+6Why didn't more investors pounce on the Fontainebleau Las Vegas?

yayaa

When it went into foreclosure, it was bought by Icahn for cents on the dollar (150 million). Over 2 billion dollars was spent on improvements. Obviously, you're buying the property at a huge discount to replacement cost which is a great strategy that everyone speaks about doing. I know...

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+6Nashville Commercial Real Estate

RE59

What are your thoughts on the Nashville commercial real estate market? Is the short-term rental market going to remain HOT as more hotels continue being built? Nashville real estate company RE59

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+6How to answer - “Why CFA?”

illini29

I know <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst">CFA</abbr> is mainly for equity research and fixed income research roles, as it is heavily pushed in those fields, but what about other fields such as real estate? I know <abbr title="investment banking...

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+6Cube-dwellers - put anything fun/interesting up on the wall?

Rain.Maker

We just got done with our office renovation and have a few cubes next to a big empty wall. Boss-man said no dice on the TV proposal. Any of you have anything interesting up? We are thinking about maybe just a white board to track fantasy.

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+6List of Firms that Use Argus

StrictlyBusiness

This discussion is designated for <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> professionals who use Argus as part of their workflow and want to refer to a list of firms that use the software. I will do my own research to add to this list. Please feel free to list some...

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+6Drug Testing for Shrooms

MetroCRE

Does anyone know the drug testing policies at RE companies with regards to shrooms? Do companies even test for shrooms? I've heard they only look for more standard drugs like coke and weed. Also, does anyone know how long shrooms stay in your system?

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+6"Reputation Risk" in CRE lending

PacNumber

I've had more than one client in the last few years not be able to get a loan from Fannie/Freddie and other big banks due to their name being on the internet for several things. The two biggies are leasing space to dispensaries and being a slumlord. I've never heard it called...

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+6At what point does CRE pay become decent compared to workload?

JackteeMas

I'm working for a fairly large firm in Canada, in <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr>. I'm not exactly a veteran admittedly, but I'm not brand new either. I'm wondering, at what point does salaries actually become comparatively decent to...

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+6Getting up to speed on Hospitality as an asset

PacNumber

This and Self/Mini Storage are my weakest asset classes. I interviewed last year with a small hospitality investor here in SoCal. Their only concern was getting me up to speed with Hotels. They are a Coastal Ca investor and have purchased assets in the Bay Area, San Diego and Central Coast. ...

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+6When is it worth it to wait for that year end bonus?

chasing22

As the year draws to an end, bonuses are coming in place. If you're job hunting and finally get that offer for a better opportunity, do you leave before year end knowing you may have left a bonus on the table? How big would the bonus need to be for you to stick it out till you got it in...

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+6Calling all mortgage brokers...

yayaa

For anyone that works at a commercial debt brokerage shop, (Meridian, CBRE, JLL, Eastil, Newmark) can you explain a typical day of your life. I’m interested in learning more about the process of getting a loan commitment for your clients and what differentiates every company from the others....

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+6Are cap rates still compressing?

jpacai

What are you guys seeing with Cap Rates? While the price of debt continues to rise, it seems like the cap rates (in stuff I'm looking at) have not followed suit and in some cases appear to still be compressing. Curious on when you guys think they start to catch up and move the same way as...

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+6CRE Credit Analyst Career Path

Monkeymoniker

Can anyone speak generally to the <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> credit analyst career path and what reasonable exit opps are after a couple years?

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+6Yield on Cost and Exit Cap

mrfcflanker

Can someone give me their view on the significance of the spread between YoC and and Reversion? I always see developers/<abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> shops run this quick calculation but I’m never sure of why THIS particular value is so important.

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+6Master's of Real Estate Programs (Choices)

MSRE-13

Hey everybody, I am new to the forum but have been reading the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> for about two years. A little bit about myself and why I have decided to post a discussion. I graduated college this past May 2017. Graduated with an overall GPA...

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+6Looking at purchasing commercial real estate

burner account guy

Hi everyone, this is obviously a burner account and I have another account that I use on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> but I wanted to keep this post a little more anonymous. I'm looking for advice on purchasing <abbr title="commercial real...

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+6MSRED - > Distressed Shops

SpruceSap

Hey y'all I was accepted to a top MSRED program (MIT/Columbia/Cornell). I have a few years of work experience at a boutique development shop doing some pretty unusual/interesting developments in the US and Japan. I recently read Moyer after a friend recommended it and I'm extremely...

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+6Had phone interview with a REIT yesterday

PacNumber

I'm a broker in SoCal. Had a nice phone interview with a <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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+6Career Pivot via Masters in Real Estate

rts0806

Hi all, have been a reader of a lot of the RE forums but first time posting. I am currently three years into working as an electrical engineer for a Medium~Large MEP engineering firm in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>. I have been involved with several of the...

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+6What to do? Role changed overnight to Real Estate Development from Back Office Accounting / Finance

woofwoof-husky

I spent the past year working in an accounting/finance role at a small firm ($1BB in asset value) that initially was <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> but also starting to enter the development business. Several months ago, my boss (one of the senior execs in a...

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+6Multifamily NOI @ Sale - HELP!

yoruba123

Curious to understand how you guys calculate NOI at sale for a multifamily deal. I have seen three views on this and would like to better understand how others determine terminal value NOI on a deal since you acquire deals using T1 to T3 revenue and Full year expenses for NOI. In the scenario...

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+6ARGUS DCF to AE

C.R.E. Shervin

I have just encountered a problem with Argus support(a friend actually), in that it doesn't exist anymore at least for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF"><abbr title="discounted cash...

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+6Real Estate Analyst - Careers

futureREmogul

I will be graduating in May with experience (through internships) with an investment sales firm and an office leasing brokerage. Ideally, I would like to be working as an analyst and not a broker. Can you list some of RE Investment firms (typically that hire entry-level)?

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+6Opportunity Zone Rules Released

The Duke of Wall Street

If anyone has a few hours and is interested in reading the new rules. https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/reg-115420-18.pdf?mod=article_inline https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-opportunity-zone-tax-break-rules-offer-flexibility-to-developers-1539948600

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+6Underwriting Hotels - Unfamiliar

Surfing Pirate

I have a hotel construction financing opportunity that came in that I was asked to start underwriting. I haven't had any experience in UW hotels yet. I'm totally unfamiliar with how to look at franchise fees and management fees and how to judge my analysis on what information is...

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+6Underwriting a realistic exit for Value Add Multifamily in "Core" Markets

egold70

In the value add apartment space, seems like more and more deals are being floated where the typical bathroom/kitchen/flooring renovations have already been completed. Yes, there are other areas where improvements can be made, but my sense is that in many cases, unless you are comfortable...

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+6RE Development Project Management

Nousernamehere

Question for those in development..I realize there is no “true” route to development and people come from all different backgrounds but for someone looking to get more into the project side vs the heavy finance what is the best route? Struggling to find roles with actually developers so...

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+6Career Info - Multifamily Asset Management

KP078

I'm interested in learning more about a career move to **multifamily **asset management. I've tried to search but haven't found much on this website. Curious about: * Life on the job * Compensation (I checked out CEL Associates Report but it is difficult to...

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+6Current RE Job Postings

NealCaffrey

Figured it'd be nice to set up a thread dedicated to posting good REPE or related roles that we come across. First one, looks like Ares is hiring an equity analyst in NYC: https://ares.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=170531&tz=GMT-05%3A00

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+6Rent or Sell

BrianTrenkamp

Hi, I purchased a rental property 4 years ago for 72000 cash. My tenant just moved out. To date I have recouped 57000 dollars in rent (after taxes, etc). Therefore, if I make another 15000 I will have recouped my initial investment. I am trying to decide if should sell the property at a...

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+6Need feedback on my model(Acquisition)

Notoriety

Hi, everyone. I drafted an acquisition model to practice with based on a term sheet I found from this forums Model <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deutsche-bank"><abbr title="Deutsche...

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+6Development Skillset

JackyD

I am currently in my second year as a development associate at a 65 year development investment firm. I came from a capital markets internship and gained very strong financial modeling skills but I quickly learned there is a lot more to this business than modeling. I was hoping to get some input...

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+6TI versus Free Rent

yayaa

In what situation would a company offer a tenant either free rent (3 months for example) or TIs? What are the benefits of issuing TI as opposed to free rent for a certain time period? If you would like to attract a retail tenant, how would you structure the deal?

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+6New MRED+D program at UC Berkeley

Giangelo-Bautista

A new [MRED program](http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/08/29/only-in-the-bay-area-real-estate-for-progressives-at-cal-berkeley/) is opening up at UC Berkeley. What's everyone's thoughts on this?

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+6Discount Rate on Buyout of My Carried Interest

cbermudez8

I have a 20% carried interest in a real estate development project. Conservative assumptions are that the project will distribute an additional $30M over the next 4 years, thus my un-discounted interest is worth approximately $6M. For personal reasons, I am considering selling my interest to my...

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+6Analyst Question

CryptoEnthusiast

Analyst at a development firm here. Just wondering, do a lot of analyst positions in real estate <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr>, development, and investments require a lot of cold calling and comp gathering? I am doing some underwriting as well, but I am also...

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+6Modeling Multi Vs. The Other Food Groups

Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum

My current work experience (1.5 yrs of <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> lending, primarily) has been a bit of a hindrance to my job search. I had someone tell me post-interview that if my underwriting experience included the rest of the asset classes, he would have hired...

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+6Debt Analyst share of Originated Deal

Louis Winthorpe III

Hey guys, hoping to get some background and ammo here. Can anyone comment on what salaried debt analyst can expect to make if they bring in a deal? I know some of the greener pure commission originators will take a 30/70 or 40/60 split with the senior guy, sometimes more sometimes...

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+6Career advice needed: Acquisitions vs Asset Management

just_another_analyst

Hi RE Forum, need some advice from seasoned RE professionals. I'm currently in my second year as an analyst for a small REPE firm. It's a boutique shop and most of our capital comes from high net worth individuals. We focus on value-add, distressed office and retail assets across...

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+6Entry level job help/advice

futureREmogul

What are your guys' thoughts on going into a startup private real estate investment firm less than 1 year out of college? When I say startup, I mean less than 5 or fewer employees. The role would be focused on raising capital from HNW, UHNW, and smaller family offices. Eventually, once...

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+6Which of the PERE 50 2017 hire out of undergrad?

Anonymous Monkey

[Link to article](https://www.perenews.com/pere-50/)

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+6Target schools for Real Estate Finance

gangstabanka

There's a difference in the top real estate undergrad programs versus the top finance undergrad programs. That leaves me wondering if there is a difference in target schools for REIB, REPE, <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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+6Index-Match or Vlookup

The Duke of Wall Street

I've always used vlookup but, I've recently heard a lot of colleague say Index-Match was better - calculates faster and is widely used in the industry. However, I just read an article stating that prior to being president, everyone knew Donald Trump's preference for vlookup....

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+6Surviving Your First Year In CRE Brokerage

aznpersuasion

Just curious to hear everyone's stories as to how they survived their first 1-2 years in brokerage, specifically when it comes to lack/inconsistency of income. Also, did you end up staying in brokerage or transition into another role after the 1-2 year mark? Thanks!

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+6REPE Acquisitions NYC - Hours

osw

I’m currently a 1st year Analyst at an REPE firm in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>. Before starting, I expected to work maybe 45-55 hours, but now that I’m settled I’m constantly pulling 65-70 hour weeks. I can somewhat manage this for now, but I know...

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+6Shared-Equity Contracts: A SCAM or "a new way to profit from rising home prices"

DawgStreet

An [article](https://www.wsj.com/articles/silicon-valley-explores-a-new-investment-your-home-1518955201) published on WSJ talked about a new way for people to buy homes using equity financing: [quote]A handful of companies, including those backed by marquee Silicon Valley names such as...

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+6Losing deals (RE)

youngunner

I feel like I'm trying to fit a round peg into a square hole. I've been getting blasted by emails from brokers in the last 8ish months with "amazing value add" etc opportunities. The problem is the brokers want first rounds of offers like a week or two after, and all that...

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+6Is investing in Istanbul real Esate is good idea?

kuldeep.tamalok

As we all know istanbul is the one of the most beautiful cities in the world and fav international destination for many to travel, or business or vacation. I am thinking to invest money in Istanbul Real Estate, so if anyone can give some insights views on this or have any experience of investing...

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+6Starwood 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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+6JV Promote Question

repefunguy

Hey everyone We are currently looking to structure our first JV for a <abbr title="megafund">MF</abbr> development deal. There is some confusion in the office regarding structuring and modeling the promote. The question is, how long is the typical hold period for a deal...

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+6Recapping An Asset w/ Owned by Multiple Entities

cpgame

I've never come across this (all exits I've seen have effectively transferred the asset to a new owner entirely) but have heard of it happening; has anyone been involved in a transaction like this where the LP wanted out/Sponsor stayed with the deal or vice-versa? Or better yet, where...

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+6Breaking into acquisitions from Equity research??

Dreaming

Hi, I want to break into RE acquisition roles, but I realized I want to do this pretty late in the game, and am feeling pretty hopeless as I don't have any relavant experience. My bankground is as follows: School: semi-target BBA in finance and accounting (think Emory, Duke,...

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+6Anyone know what firms are currently looking for full-time analysts?

Steam

What's the best resource to find these opportunities at? Indeed? Selectleaders? LinkedIn? Thanks

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+6How to answer salary question in online application?

babybaboon

All, wondering how you answer the salary requirement question for an online application where you can not explain, have a typed response, or have a range (i.e. 65,000-85,000). Those numbers are arbitrary for convo sake. Recently got rejected from a job for the following reason, per their...

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+6CCIM 101 Preparation

Chase-Evers

Hey guys, So I am a recent college graduate with very limited financial knowledge (political science major). I am seeking to break into commercial real estate. I already have my regular license. At the instruction of several people in the industry, I have registered for the first CCIM class, ...

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+6What are the hierarchies for the different type of real estate jobs?

WizOSRS

Say for banking, the best is usually investment banking, than <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span>, <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr>, etc...

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