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Analyst won’t bring me my olive oil anymore

AnalystsBringtheOil

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

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Real Estate Compensation Google Doc

CRE12345

Hey guys, Continuing off a previous post that was a couple weeks outdated.....Someone had an idea to create a google doc so everyone can enter their comp range so everyone will be able to get a better idea of the range of comp they should be...

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MD Asked to Bring Him Olive Oil during Meeting

ChinaBankingMonkey

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

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Real estate IRR & NPV Question

yellowmonkey

Hi guys, While studying for the modeling test, I got stuck on this question and can't sleep because of this. So I came here to seek for your help. This might be an easy question for you guys, but help me out... Year 1 2 3 4 ...

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Anyone attend CREFC in Miami Beach this year? What was the takeaway message on the health of the industry/market?

jlk5500

Anyone who attended CREFC this year, what were your impressions of morale relating to the industry as a whole (and the change in locale to Fontainebleau)? Secondly, and more importantly, what are your takes on where the money is headed given the significant velocity in the market over the past 6-12...

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Global Property Strategist

davidsandler

Global Property Strategists use macro to forecast market conditions and determine the most attractive property markets globally.... Is it an in-demand skill? What are the exit ops? Would it be a good place to start to eventually get into the real money (macro HF / REPE / etc)?...

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Anyone heard of this Boston-based boutique RE advisory firm?

abrahaa

I'm interviewing for the sole analyst position at a firm called T.R. ENGEL Group for the Fall semester against two other candidates. the firm handles advisory, Asset Management and investment services for hospitality RE firms. seems like they have a lot of experience in distressed hotel investments....

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What would associate salary be at this firm?

jeanpaulvalley

I am new to this so I am looking into comps for associate posiitons. Seems like the best way to find out is to reference real posiitons. I found this one today. Anyone offer any estimates on pay/hours/lifestyle. Thanks! boutique real estate capital advisors http://www.doostang.com/signups/signup_sy...

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Tenant improvement allowance

DCDepository

I've got a client who, instead of spending $300,000 or offering an equivalent $300,000 TI concession, loaned the tenant $300,000 that the tenant is paying back at 2% interest over the 10-year lease term. Got the appraisal back this morning and the appraiser is applying the $31,000 in loan (principal...

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Landed a RE Dev. Internship. What to Expect?

bic

I landed a Real Estate Development internship. The 2 interviews didn't cover any technical stuff really. They looked at my resume and said something like, 'We see you have the necessary experience with Excel.' And then we just bullshitted for a while and I got the job. I took one Real Estate class ...

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I-Banking deals in the US 2013

l2010

Hello all, There was a total of 13 ibanking US deals last year in real estate. Here's the list in case some of you don't have access. If you want a true ibanking experience, this list of firms is a good start. If you want to get the actual deals, PM me. It's giving me a hard time to copy/past a...

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MSRE early on Vs International Experience

youngunner

Hey everyone. I've posted on here many times and have always received great advice/insight, hoping for the same. I've just been accepted into the Hopkins MSRE & Infrastructure program. My goal is to work in a capacity that invests or advises on investments in South America. I know there are REITs a...

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Distressed Real Estate Debt Valuation Methods?

all_in

Hi, what are the main distressed real estate debt valuation methods? I was thinking of - liquidation method - DCF - anything else? Thanks in advance...

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CIM Group Interview

frank562

Long time reader of this forum, first time poster. Would greatly appreciate any insight on CIM Group and their final round pre-mba associate interviews. Has anyone been this year? Any color on format/length of their case study, general interview process, or other feedback? Can anyone comment abou...

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CRE compensation structure

Merchant_of_Debt

Does anyone have any general metrics on the compensation structure for most big CRE brokerage services firms? Think something a long the lines of CBRE, JLL, Cushman, Eastdil, etc. Specifically on either their capital markets (debt&equity placement) or investment sales platforms. Do all these kinds...

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Arsene Wenger's Father

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Are there ANY jobs in RE that pay as much as (high finance) Hedge Funds?

EllisRedding

An analyst in a hedge fund (high finance) can make $500k-$1 million a year at the right shop. What are the positions in RE that are comparable if they even exist at all? I am not talking about entrepreneurial developers of property, but rather positions in a RE firm/company....

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I have a friend who has been working with Benson & Assoc as broker. Is there any credibility to him saying he made 200k

Nick_Candy

I have a friend who has been working with Benson & Assoc as sales broker for commercial properties. Is there any credibility to him saying he made 200k his second year doing it. I have not seen his lifestyle change so I am curious if this can actually be true. ...

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Thoughts on Valuing Stock Awards

Baptism by Fire

I currently work for a large public REIT where our compensation package is made up of a Salary and a yearly bonus comprised of Cash and Stock. The stock awards are unvested the year they are granted and will vest equally over the following 5-years. I have always had a hard time figuring out how I sh...

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Hotel Ownership / Development

Darkstar19

There is a dearth of discussions on this board of opportunities in hotels so thought I'd start one. For someone who may want to one day acquire existing assets and also develop new ones what are some good firms to target to build up experience (either post undergrad or post MBA)? Would it be smart...

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modeling in real estate investment management

inspiredanalyst

I was wondering if any real estate professionals can chime in on what type of modeling is involved in an Asset Management / investment management role. The BIWS real estate course has a ground up development model as well as a hotel renovation model. Both seem to be acquisition focused and done by...

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I have 30 days to become RE Acquisitions Modeling Proficient, and only can spend $100. What is best way to accomplish this?

Nick_Candy

I did my undergrad in business administration, but did not touch on real estate. I have 30 days to get excel modeling proficient for an acquisitions role focusing on the main re sectors [office, retail and multifamily rental with possibility for hotel]. What books should I read, and what classes a...

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Shifting gears - what's the next career move and how to make it happen?

jlk5500

Happy New Year, Everyone. New user here and figured I’d give WSO a shot as I have quite a few friends who swear by it. I’m looking for some insight on switching gears within the CRE field and would appreciate your feedback on my desire to jump ship. My question has a few parts: (1) how do I ...

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Old User Looking at New Opportunities in RE - Help?

REPE

Good morning all, *--------------------------------------------- Introduction on what am trying to do ---------------------------* Long story short, I have been working in my current front office banking job for a while now; and getting a bit tired of it. I have used this forum in the past, so I am...

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retail site selection books

ilikecake

I just finished reading The Site Book and I really recommend it: http://www.amazon.com/The-Site-Book-Professional-Development/dp/0940352109 Does anyone have recommendation for other books/articles on location intelligence strictly for retail? Thanks!...

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Property Level Capital Raising

TripleNet

Hey Guys, So I have recently left a position in PWM and joined a start up restaurant holding company in corporate finance and business development. We are acquiring a piece of ground to build a new restaurant and will be financing the land acquisition, construction and FF&E through the issuance of ...

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Why leasing/tenant rep?

youngunner

Hey guys, Can anyone share some ideas on how to answer the 'why our group' question. Its for a Financial Analyst position working under a Senior Analyst in leasing. I've figured: leasing is the backbone of cre; I'm interested in working in the function that drives other deals; want to work in analy...

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Commercial mortgage broker vs start up

Gazdag

Currently working in the risk advisory side of the big 4. Looking to find a more entrepreneurial route. I have an interest in venture capital as a long term end goal but currently work in a middle market city and I am still pre MBA. Cost of living is low but not much going on in the VC or PE space. ...

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Atlanta to NYC: Could it Happen?

stackofcans

I'm in Atlanta working at a reputable and well known US and Global RE investment management company. I went to a target undergrad university, graduated with a 3.0+ (ehh), solid curriculars, decent social skills, and strong RE background with a proven track record. I am thinking long-term here, but ...

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Real Estate & Leverage Question

scj2448

As I told you guys, I have $2 MM inheritance. How many apartment buildings could I purchase at 20-30% down? When the loan is up, I'd just renew the loan. Please no sarcastic comments. Just trying to learn. Thanks! ...

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Could u please give me some help for setting up retail sales in multiply Breakpoints in Argus

paulochunjing

Hi everyone, Could u please give me some help for setting up the different sales breakpoint levels in Argus. ...

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Is Private Money the Future of the Land Development Business?

Pinkpoloshorts

After writing my last post about 4 Things You Learn As A Real Estate Operating Partner, we ended up having a capital partner back out of a deal we had underwritten a week before we were scheduled to go hard. Over the past few days my boss and I have been talking about what went wrong, and what the f...

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Argus Report Writer

AcquisitionsGuy

Does anyone have experience with this? I changed some things on my Excel model (added a few lines of code in a completely different modual than the report writer code) and now my report writer is running EXTREMELY slow....

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Why is real estate sexy?

pickle

I've often heard the term 'real estate is sexy' being thrown around. I can understand how many modern buildings are visually appealing (glass towers, nifty architectural designs, etc), but what's so sexy about a derelict single family house, an old multi-family building, an industrial warehouse, or ...

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Finance test, looking for info

adapt or die

Hey guys, a buddy of mine is in the middle of interviewing for a position at CBRE and will have to take a Financial Consulting Group Exam. Does anyone have any info they can share about the exam? The position is Financial Analyst in the Investment Sales/Capital Markets Group. Thanks...

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Could you please give me some suggestions - Worked as project architect

TEA

I am Chinese and came to US last year. before I came to US, I have 5 years experiences in a real estate development company and worked as project architect and a manager of a 10-person team. I am very interested in RE and want to get a job in it. so I decided to finish a master degree of real estate...

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Raising Cash From Private Investor(s)- Real Estate Project

pktkid10

Does anyone have experience with this? Vetted out the numbers and I have a handful of attractive opportunities to buy land and build properties. However, do not readily have the cash. So, we'd have to raise it. I've seen things online about directly connecting with investors. But is it really a...

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What companies are the peers of BlackRock?

Nick_Candy

Who are BlackRock's peers and what companies are a tier above, and below them in terms of AUM/prestige/compensation etc. What would be the comp starting from Analyst to Associate to VP? And, what would be an Associates or VP's typical Exit Opps? Thanks!...

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Development Question: Which specific type of investment is the type that is easiest to finance + tackled by a lean shop?

Ut_Ameris

My vote is build to suit, single tenant credit tenants with NNN leases: Pros: - They don't have as many moving pieces development-wise. - Banks like them because with a credit tenant and NNN lease it is seen as almost as stable as a bond; - Sophisticated parties on all sides of the transaction m...

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best way to spin WE for MBA admissions

NealCaffrey

It seems that b-school ad-coms group applicants in different groups based on their profiles For example a consultant would be more directly compared with the other consultants, while a banker would be compared with other bankers. to the extent this is how it works (and please correct this logic if i...

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What is the best way to cold email (with resume) the owner of an RE Investment & Development Firm that is not hiring?

Jaime_Lannister

There are several firms that I have come across which are not hiring (with no alum connection), and I would like to know what is the best way to approach the owner(s) for an interview. Has anyone had success with this method, and if so what are the do's and don't to maximize potential for getting a...

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What Cities Do You Consider To Be "Gateway Markets"?

DK2345

I've had this discussion with several people and always find their answers interesting. Which cities do you consider to be "gateway markets"? I think the CRE community has unanimously decided that NYC, SF, and DC are gateway markets; but that seems to be where the complete agreement stops and peopl...

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Delinquency rates

DCDepository

The Mortgage Bankers Association released its 3rd quarter analysis of U.S. delinquency rates: Life company portfolios: 0.06 percent (60 or more days delinquent); Freddie Mac: 0.05 percent (60 or more days delinquent); Fannie Mae: 0.18 percent (60 or more days delinquent); Banks and thrifts (FDIC...

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What would you do in this scenario for an acquisition? 25M

Fuwuyuan

So a quick background on myself: I am in college, but come from a real estate family so these numbers are not "out of reach" as far as this case goes. I came across an offering for $25M deal in retail space. It is in a good part of town with well known retail tenants. NOI is a little over 2M. Won't...

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Anyone have an acquisition model for Distressed Second (Position) Lien Mortgage Note?

AstonMorton

I have been try to track down a model that analyzes buying the b piece and or mezz debt on a distressed asset. Any idea where I can get one (sans cost). Thanks....

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Anyone have experience with the group Rialto Capital Management [out of Miami]?

AstonMorton

Anyone here work or interview with these guys? Any stats/comp/reputation intel?...

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REIT

explosions09

I was just wondering if anyone had heard of xxxx REIT and could shed some light on the company as well as the interview process. Thanks!...

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Valuing a Licensed Production

trailmix8

If I want to sell a lease of an industrial building with a production inside of it that generates $1m in annual revenue in perpetuity. The value of the building is a license that is attached to it that allows the buyer to continue this production and collect the revenues. How would you guys value...

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Why the interest coverage ratio focuses on net operating income insted of unlevered free cash flow?

tacosychelas

A bank would prefer to know exactly how much money is available to pay interests, not just an approximation. Let's point out that after NOI there are still CapEx, Taxes, Admin Fees to pay. So why focusing on NOI instead of UFCF?...

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Not to be a debby downer: Reading through all these posts it looks like RE for ~90% is a financially middling career.

Guffman

I have read more or less the entire stack of threads here at WSO Real Estate. After digesting it all, it seems like unless you are one of the few anointed elite who lands top end real estate private equity positions (or one of the outliers who has family money to put to work in a deal), you could e...

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Would working in a law firm doing nyc tax certiorari be a good mid-term/long term move to get into the business side of RE?

atticus_finch

As I wrote in an earlier thread, am an attorney with a msred and want to move to the business side of re. What are the seasoned guys opinions (those who come in contact with cert attys each year on the operations side) of using work in tax certiorari as a way to bootstrap into the business side, a...

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5 units or more vs # of structure with 5 units or more Help??

infinittiii

Can anyone tell me the difference between the two? I'm assuming the structure with 5 units or more is the building permit for an apartment complex but then whats the other one? Example here: http://www.multifamilyexecutive.com/building-permits/top-10-cities-for-multifamily-building-permits-for-5-u...

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What would be the upside of getting a job with Toll Bros as a PM & going thru their 22 month Project Management Program (APM)

Ut_Ameris

What would be the upside of getting a job with Toll brothers and go through their 22 month (APM) Assistant Project Management program. For someone wanting to have their own development firm one day, would this be a smart move. From their site: APM trainees can look forward to tremendous opportuni...

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Real Estate PE Offer

TigerBeer

Hey WSO guys! So I've been lurking around quite a bit and I am currently wondering which direction I should go with my life. I finished my Freshman year last year in UCLA and during the Summer I landed a SA role at a boutique RE-PE fund in NYC in the Acquisitions side. Really loved it and got a FT ...

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Would experience as atty in CMBS/RMBS litigation help lateral to business side of RE?

atticus_finch

I am a licensed attorney with a MSRED* (Columbia), and was approached with the opportunity to work on (in temp position mind you - not associate) an ongoing RMBS/CMBS case with the assignment lasting 14 months or so. I have my MSRED, but have zero actual real estate deal business experience (ie, u...

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Have you ever done weekend internship while working FT? How much would this help?

yellowmonkey

Good afternoon everyone, I've wrote several posts regarding real estate investment and got great advice from many of you. I currently work at a commercial real estate brokerage firm in NY, and as you've suggested, I've been casually networking with my alumni who work in real estate investment firms...

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Real estate transaction teams at Big 4

longvolatility

Hi all, Is anyone familiar with the type and caliber of experience one would get on the RE transactions team at a big 4 firm? In particular my medium term goal is moving into acquisitions and/or AM with an investor and I'm wondering how this experience/skills would carry over, or if a move like th...

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Masters in RE then MBA?

chimpanzee

Is there any point in doing a Masters in Real Estate in a 1 or 2 year program then doing an MBA down the line if you want to stay in the real estate industry? Assuming you get into a top tier MBA, would the network and name be useful when you move up and start sourcing deals? Alternatively, if you w...

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Who is the Boss of Golf Course Development?

Westcoasts

So this has gotta be a niche area of real estate, but do any of you know who handles the financial end on golf course development projects? Or in housing communities with golf courses? I know that Trump is currently renovating Doral, but I'm focusing on the more common projects. Are there branches ...

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CRE Lending Careers

Quest4CapRate

I have had a hard time finding reviews of the different commercial real estate lending platforms so I am asking here and hoping we can build this out to be pretty inclusive of the different opportunities: (Let's take major PERE funds out of the picture for this) Is it better to be at a BB than a M...

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Career path in Affordable Housing? (public sector, portfolio analyst position)

bewithys

What's the career path in Affordable Housing? I just received a job offer from a company (public sector) for the portfolio analyst position. The position monitors and analyzes the risk exposure for the projects and loans in their Asset Management portfolio. I have mixed opinions on this. Someone in...

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Breaking into a small REPE shop?

maineiac42

Hi everyone, I am a current junior at a top 5 liberal arts school majoring economics with an average GPA. I recently met an alum from my school l at an entrepreneurship seminar. After graduating he went on to get a MSRE from NYU and his brother an MSRED from Columbia. They started the fund with alm...

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Hotel Ground Up Development Financial Model

maddb218

Hi guys, i just started working at this small REPE and was assigned to model a hotel ground up development with monthly cash flow model and interim/perm loan and 2 tier waterfall,...I havent done modeling a hotel before, so I am really stressed out now, I just wonder if anyone could share with me th...

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Interview in LA with medium sized RE Development Firm - Residential: What should I expect? Best way to prepare?

Jaime_Lannister

I have an interview in Los Angeles with a medium sized (but apparently pretty lean and mean: not hyper corporate) development firm that specializes in residential projects throughout Metropolitan Los Angeles/Southland. The interview is this Friday morning (Black Friday) so my prep time is limited ...

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Useful Applications and Tools

nelobynature

What apps and tools does your company use and do you find the most useful? I work in real estate investment management and here's a few of mine off the top of my head: Task Management - Asana Email/Calendar/Contacts/Document Collab - Google Apps CRM - Highrise Document Management - Egnyte Screen S...

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Casino Valuation

chimpanzee

I'm a beginner to real estate, so was wondering if anyone here could provide some basics on how to value a casino. Alternatively, are there any good resources on how to do so that I can read up on? Thanks in advance. ...

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..:: For CRE analysts on WSO, what's your acquisition criteria? ::..

KofiLGS

1) What are type of property do you acquire? 2) What states & major metros? 3) Deal & property size? 4) Cap rate? 5) Value-add or stabilized? 6) How much capital do you need to deploy?...

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Thoughts on a new era of real estate securitization

Gentleman and Scholar

The Great Recession has opened doors to investors to exploit opportunities where many have previously ignored. As most of you know, Private Equity giants such as Blackstone and Colony Capital have been buying undervalued residential homes in the tens of thousands with the intention of renting them o...

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Community Development District Bond's Tax Exempt Status In Jeopardy

Pinkpoloshorts

This summer the Internal Revenue Service ruled that the bonds sold by a Florida community development district were not tax exempt. According to the article, [quote]Securities issued by Village Center Community Development District, created by billionaire H. Gary Morse, don’t provide tax-free inc...

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Miami Monkies

thenine93

Hey Everyone, Relocating to Miami from NYC in the near future, can anyone provide some color on the atmosphere there? I'll be living in Brickell, and coming from the West Village/SoHo/NoLita type area, how different will this area be? I'd really appreciate any info on Brickell/Miami in general. Tha...

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massey knakal multifam summit

JimboUSC

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RE Investment/PE outside NYC

REAcquisitionsnyc

Hey everyone, Junior here in my undergrad in an NYC "non-target". High GPA, three past internships: PM at a REIT, capital markets (debt/equity) at a large brokerage, and now- acquisitions at an investment/development firm. I have a nice amount of underwriting experience and sourcing experience as a...

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Acquisition Analyst -> MBA

AcquisitionsGuy

Anyone on here go from acquisitions (REIT/REPE) to a top 10 MBA? If so, what was your motivation for getting the MBA? What did you tell the adcoms was your reason for getting the MBA (i.e. what did you want to do after school)? I was looking at job placement stats for some of the schools and real e...

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Small question on cash flow modeling in CRE

econcomputingCRE

If you wanted to build a cash flow forecasting model of an institutional grade property in Excel or Argus, how hard is the actual part where you're extracting the information from the leases (assuming you have them), income statements, etc, vs. the actual modeling in excel or argus?...

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PE RE Asset Management vs. REIT Acquisitions

Uncle_Drew_02

I've gone through the full interview process for (1) an Asset Management role within a MM PE RE fund here in Chicago and (2) an acquisitions role for a top healthcare REIT. Any opinions on which route would be more beneficial for both short term and long term? ...

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How do first-year analysts get paid?

PEREtzel

We all know that one major caveat of working for a brokerage (or RE in general) is that it takes time to make real money. It takes many people quite a while to build of their repertoire and client base/connections, at which point they start getting in on bigger deals. However, when people say you "w...

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Muli-Family Apartment Models

infinittiii

Does anyone have a multifamily apartment model they wouldnt mind sharing? I've looked around and couldnt really find a decent one, silver banana to those who can help. Thanks!...

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Ground lease to millions

DCDepository

I've got a client who just made a killing off of a new construction deal with a ground lease. The guy entered into a ground lease and spent $2.6 million to build new Class A retail space (9,000 sqft) on a highly trafficked road. The value of the stabilized leases was appraised at $5.3 million. Proje...

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modeling real estate valuation promote help

inspiredanalyst

Where do you guys go for modeling help? Lets say the boss wants you to model out a double promote look back and its difficult and you're not getting it. Are their online resources like a helpful forum that IB analysts turn to when they come across such issues?...

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Hardest part of REPE analyst job

NU3700

For those of you in the junior levels of REPE, what would you say is the hardest part of your job? ...

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Sam Zell Forecasts a Suburban Decline

JonDoe297

FYI: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101095397...

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Newmark Grubb Knight Frank??

PEREtzel

Hey guys, just wondering what the general consensus was as to the prestige of this firm. I know they're below the likes of CBRE and HFF, but I was wondering just where Newmark would rank in terms of capital markets work, and how they're looked at in the industry....

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Compensation at RE Developers

inspiredanalyst

analysts at developers are comped lower. this is not due to any fault of the person but rather the nature of development firms where so much of equity is tied into the bricks. is this true and do you happen to know comps for a real estate analyst at a developer in NYC? Do you have a range of comps f...

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Admin Please Delete Thread

Fuzhouren

Admin Please Delete Thread...

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Investment Sales or Commercial Lending

RE Dev

Just curious what everyone's opinion was on which path opens more doors for future opportunities with a REIT/REPE/Developer. For investment sales, I mean Eastdil/HFF/etc. For commercial lending I'm thinking particularly middle market. I'm currently working as an analyst in CRE lending at a MM bank a...

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CRE Research Analyst to CRE Investment Analyst

JonDoe297

How hard is it to jump from a CRE Research Analyst at a firm like CBRE to a CRE Investment Analyst at a MM or BB? Would this require a pay cut?...

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Never mind

Bro Banker

Feed Has Expired...

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CRE Stats as an interview question

JonDoe297

Do CRE broker interviews usually contain stats questions such as vacancy rates or average price per square foot?...

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Is MDU the best place to start in CRE as a broker?

JonDoe297

My question only applies to the largest brokers in metro areas of 2.5 to 6 million. ...

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Real Estate Resume

RJW1290

All - Im looking for some examples of resumes for real estate analysts. Not sure what deals to include and duties/responsibilities. I work for a developer as an analyst and like everyone else would eventually like to get into REPE. Any examples would be much appreciated. Thanks...

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Real Estate Developer

galge

How do you incorporate a terminal value for a real estate developer? We were given a forecast for 5 projects with different lives. The company will not cease operations after these projects but their ability to replicate these 5 big projects is not certain. In your opinion, how will you incorpor...

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South Korea Will Soon Be Home To An Invisible, Cloaked Skyscraper

CRE

Yep, you read that title correctly - South Korea is going to get a building equipped with a cloaking device. It sounds like it's designed to work similar to the invisible Aston Martin in the Bond movie "Die Another Day," with cameras on one side that project images on the other. No word yet on how...

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In Land Development, Make Sure You Know What You're Buying

Pinkpoloshorts

Land development is one of the riskiest fields in real estate, but it is also potentially one of the most lucrative. The risks involve significant up front capital expenditure and a long time horizon. Furthermore due to the high levels of capital involved it often takes years to breakeven and all of...

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Can someone please help me!! internship case study!!

youngmoolah

Hello everyone I'm currently doing a case study for an acquisition role in a real estate investment firm. one of the problems they are asking me to do is to calculate for the initial price of purchase when im given a 10 year prospective cash flow, irr. (I don't know if this is relevant but the gro...

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Career Advice - Real Estate High Finance

QE4EVA

I have been reading this site for some time although I have never posted. I am looking for a little career advice although I feel my career path and future is likley unlike most on this board. I am 32, recently married, living in the midwest, and currently in the real estate insdustry. I mainly...

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MSRE- U of San Diego/Washington

Vikings88

Does anyone know anything about the MSRE programs at University of San Diego and/or University of Washington? There is literally no information out there for both of these programs.......

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RE Deal Discussions

chrisjr

I found this deal to be really interesting because it is the size of deal, one day, I hope to be able to put together personally. Finding off-market and opportune deals such as this are essential to succeeding as a entrepreneurial RE investor. "The best real estate acquisitions in the city often g...

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Community Development Corporations

WillDanceForBananas

What sort of experience can I get volunteering with these projects? Could this work further a career in REITs, REPE, or REIB? ...

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Paulson buys Puerto Rican resort

prospie

I think the resort got hit pretty hard in the downturn. Haven't seen Paulson in hotels before. http://www.streetinsider.com/Hedge+Funds/John+Paulsons+Paulson+%26+Co.+Acquires+Majority+Stake+in+The+St.+Regis+Bahia+Beach+Resort,+Puerto+Rico/8711189.html ...

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REPE funds & carry comp

rogger.potter

There has been plenty of discussion on carry in traditional vanilla PE jobs...however I haven't seen much on carry within REPE funds. Among the largest top 20 funds or so - at what level does carry start to kick in? Are associates getting carry - or does this not really happen until the VP level...

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geography/urban planning university degree in Real Estate

twinwings

How far would a geography/urban planning university degree take you in this industry? Can one become an "analyst"? I saw one of the comments in other threads saying you don't even need college for residential real estate? I really have no idea about this industry ....yet...literally just googling d...

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