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Does anyone even like investment sales

vans07

I see so much hate on here for investment sales and brokerage and would like to hear from someone who actually enjoys it and why

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New NYC MF regulations

Edifice

Owners/operators/multifamily funds, what are you guys hearing in your world? State assembly reached an agreement last night in Albany. The new regulations, expected to be signed in the law: * eliminate vacancy decontrol (ability to bring up to market-rate when tenant leaves) * limit Major...

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

TheTankF

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

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CMBS Compensation / Impact of Situs on CMBS Jobs

maserati123

the First part of my question pertains to current CMBS compensation at the analyst / associate level. I've done some searching in the forums here but most everything relating to CMBS salaries seemed to be pre-2012ish. As most of you know, the conduits have seen a massive resurgence lately so I'm won...

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ULI Fall Meeting - San Francisco - Oct. 5–8, 2015

CRE

I figured it's close enough to start a thread about it. The Urban Land Institute's fall meeting this year is in San Francisco and it should be a good event. If enough WSO real estate people are going, we should grab drinks and shoot the shit a bit. is anyone else going? Here's the link: http://fal...

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Dissertation on the branded residences market requiring input.

JackM8

Hey all, thanks in advance for your input! Im an undergrad studying in the UK heading into my last year of a real estate degree (joint accredited by RICS and RTPI for those that are familiar). I am still unsure but being drawn toward residential in regards to my career so thought Id choose a topic ...

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Real estate debt fund interview... urgent

yellowmonkey

Hi wso, I just got a call from HR and asked me to come in on Friday for an interview. The company is a real estate debt fund and manages about $5bil. I work at a commercial re brokerage firm in their investment sales division, so I have no idea how debt investing works. Would anyone be nice enough ...

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What would you buy if you could access $3mm in equity?

maddux

I have a family friend who told me that he could capitalize deals for me to run for him and wanted to get people's thoughts on what they would buy at those levels. Everything seems to be super expensive now. Crappy apartment deals are selling at 5% caps. ...

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Career Advice for AM

SFREKing

Hi All. I am new to this forum seeking some career advice, as it seems there is a wealth of knowledge here! I am a real estate Asset Manager currently working for an operating partner of a large Institutional investor. I have 6 years of experience, starting with 3 years in real estate consulting in...

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Converting Annual to Monthly Rents

IndenturedAgreement

Hi Guys, I had a question on acquisition modeling. So when I have an annual model and try to convert it into a quarterly model, I am not getting the same number in annual rents. For example, say I have a annual rent of $1200 and monthly rent of $100. If my given growth rate is 3%, I can use the f...

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Any build to suit developers here?

teddythebear

It's a space I am increasingly fond of lately and wanted to get an idea of profitability here. For example, I own a pretty good piece of land. On one side there is a Wendy's on the other is a McDonald's, so the location is pretty good for another restaurant chain. I am just trying to understand the ...

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Real Estate Career from Scratch

OverTheHedge

Hello Monkeys, I have an interview Wednesday at a commercial mortgage banking firm for an Analyst position and I have no idea where to start in preparation for it. The firm has organized debt financing for retail centers, office buildings, industrial parks, storage facilities, hotels and others. Th...

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By the numbers

cre123

Question: how do top capital markets teams stack up against the BB investment banking firms (or even the boutiques) in dollars sold? (aka a $1 billion dollar class a building sold by a capital markets team equals a $1 billion dollar software company sold by an investment banking team) The problem ...

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Underwriting rents when there aren't any comps

new job time

All in the title. Also happens to be a popular interview question. Thanks!...

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Emerging Markets - Which city will the next NYC?

passiveincome

Which secondary markets do you feel have the potential to become primary markets and/or the next NYC from a real estate perspective?...

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Growth of EB5 Investor Visa Program in JV/PE

PacNumber

The EB5 investor Visa program hit max dollars in 2014 for the first time ever. I believe the Feds are going to expand the program significantly over the next several years. I'm seeing more and more EB5 private equity funds the last few years as well. Most of these funds are highly opportunistic a...

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Real estate investment analyst in London

williamthesnake

I'm currently at a Big Four in London, finishing up my ACA (local accountancy qualification) having started in audit and then moved to a financial advisory role. I've been exploring front office analyst opportunities primarily in equity research and corporate finance as well as a bit in funds but ...

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Non-recourse construction lending - who's doing it these days?

scott hartnell

Talking deals 1-30 million or so I know acres capital is doing it. UC funding i believe? Dunno if they're legit tbh. Who else?...

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How to prepare for an interview with a Debt Fund (Analyst Level)

The Duke of Wall Street

Any advice would be helpful. About the firm..."The firm has originated more than $4.0 billion in non-recourse first mortgage debt for the acquisition, refinancing and recapitalization of transitional institutional quality commercial real estate assets throughout the United States." Feel free to P...

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Real Estate Acquisitions/Asset Management Interview

MonkeyAroundWallStreet

Fellow Monkeys, As a junior, I will be interviewing with two REITS for either Acquisitions or Asset Management. I believe that I am most interested in Real Estate Investment Banking out of college. I did equity research this past summer, and I believe that it is important to get some exposure to Re...

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Tiaa Cref / PREI

pudding

Does anyone have any experience interviewing for an investment analyst position at TIAA CREF Global Real Estate and Prudential Real Estate Investors? What to expect? Will the interviews be technical? And if so, how technical?...

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Mesa West

Blankster

Anyone have insight on Mesa West? How are they viewed in the marketplace compared to competitors such as STWD or Prime? Bonus points for culture, hours, or comp at the analyst level. Thanks....

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Real Estate Valuation - Relative values

newhorizons

Can someone list and explain some commercial real estate valuation methods (ex. relative values) I would appreciate the help....

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Acquisitions Before Development

NealCaffrey

if you ultimately wanted to work in development as a project manager, and had an opportunity to join as an analyst crunching numbers etc and getting promoted through the ranks, would you see any value in instead opting to do acquisitions for a few years at a big investment firm? my thought is if I ...

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Transitioning from Residential Mortgages

networkyournetworth

Hey fellow monkeys, As some of you may know from my other posts, I am currently doing retail residential mortgages within Wells Fargo. I am a recent college graduate from a non-finance targeted school. I have networked extensively within the bank to try to leverage myself into an interview for the ...

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Investing in the Southeast

DueDiligence12

I recently traveled to SC and NC on business and was blown away by some of the cities. Particularly Greenville, SC. There were more people walking around Main St than in Midtown. Also the talent was unreal. Has anyone successfully invested in the Southeast or know of any strong RE firms in the S...

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Plymouth, MI Homes for Sale

Adalynno

If you're looking for Homes for Sale in Plymouth, MI, we can help connect you with the best Michigan Real Estate agent! See more details: Plymouth, MI Homes for Sale...

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Shorenstein Properties

new job time

Anyone have any experience with this firm / know their general reputation? Thanks...

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Real Estate PE and Real Estate Investing

21

Could somebody please explain to me what the difference is between BREP and Real Estate Asset Management at Blackstone? Is it the case that BREP is involved in the acquisition of real estate and the subsequent management of it is done by RE AM? Private Equity (BREP): Blackstone’s Real Estate Priv...

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Real Estate Investment Sales Analyst Interview

The Duke of Wall Street

Hi Everyone, Next week, I have an RE IS Analyst Interview w/ a major firm (CBRE/JLL/Eastdil). I was wondering if anyone has had experience either as the interviewer or the interviewee with this type of interview. If so, any light shed would be greatly appreciate. Things that I would expect would b...

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What's a better internship experience: REIT or Developer?

jacuzzienthusiast

Hey monkeys, . I'm trying to decide, as someone who wants to eventually get into RE Acquisitions, if I should try for an internship with an REIT or a Developer? All suggestions welcomed, ...

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Lightstone Group Email Convention?

A_Dodgy_Gentleman

Title says it all. Any help is appreciated!...

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Real Estate Purchase Decision

GoldenEagle2009

Monkeys, My wife and I are starting to get serious about buying a place here in Chicago. We're not ready to leave the city and head to the suburbs, so we're considering a condo purchase in one of the neighborhoods. For the sake of argument, assume I know the pluses' and minuses of condo versus home...

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Spear Street Capital

new job time

Just reading an article about these guys. Anyone have any experience? Seems like a pretty cool REPE shop. focuses on value-add/opportunistic office deals in tech/media hubs....

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Real Estate Development Analyst Compensation

bradcummingham

Hello all, I am currently an undergraduate senior with an offer from a top-tier, multi-family developer based in a large city with a hot market; however, my boss has asked me to come up with a compensation plan I would be pleased with. While I do not want to offend my boss by asking for too much,...

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No Money Down Deals

passiveincome

What types of no money down deals are you seeing these days?...

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RE bridge loan exit ops?

WSOusername

Not much to add here. Just, curious what exit opps would look like from a RE finance shop specializing in short term bridge loans would look like. I'd imagine fairly thorough property level analysis is needed considering said properties are taken over if a loan goes bad. Also seems like great exp...

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PE Buyers

reg1

Any one have appetite for a SFR rental fund? ...

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REFM or BIWS for Asset Level Hotel Modeling

DeanYoungBlood

I know this has been beaten to death but I searched and could use input still. I work in a finance role in the hospitality industry, but i am looking to move into an acquisitions/Asset Management/brokerage role within a year or so. I'm looking into these two programs to get a modeling foundation. I...

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Real Estate Banking - Outstanding offer and ability to go principal/development side?

painkillers

I currently have an offer with a large bank for a Real Estate Banking group. It's a credit training program too and after the ~2 year stint you move to a different market. My offer stands at $60k starting salary with a $5k bonus. There's a performance year end bonus but not sure how much the range...

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Excel Interview Test Question

C.R.E. Shervin

I have encountered a problem with the equity waterfall test given to me recently. There are 6 fields I need to find out, the problem is two of the fields are the equity contribution of both the LP and GP. Is it possible to model an equity waterfall structure without knowing the equity contribution...

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WSO NYC Commercial Real Estate Happy Hour/Meet Up This Thursday 9/3 @ 7PM @ Galway Hooker

CREPATH

Go to this link for more detail. http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/event/wso-nyc-commercial-real-estate-happy-hourmeet-up...

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NYC Retail Lease Comps

C.R.E. Shervin

Is there anywhere that has these, including RCA, Compstak? I always see sq ft, but never $ppsf...

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Creating a deal board...

investREanalyst

Just as a quick market test - would anyone here be interested in / benefit from / participate in a type of deal board for each other? I think its safe to say that we all aspire to become top producers and would only benefit from bringing in more production into our shops. Not sure the exact make-u...

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Fisher Brothers

pere9

Anyone know anything about working at Fisher Brothers? I know their wealth is massive but I'm curious what it would be like working there as someone not in the Fisher family....

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Exit from Special Servicing

maddux

Hi - I got approached by a recruiter for an opportunity with a special servicer's loan work out team and I wanted to know if anyone had any thoughts regarding exit opportunities. The job responsibilities include underwriting cmbs loans for b-piece acquisitions and working out loans. I have a debt ba...

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Guides to prepare for Real Estate Interviews

The Duke of Wall Street

Hello Brethren, I have a few interviews coming up and I was wondering if there are any "gold-standard" guides to prepare with? I'm thinking something analogous to the "Vault Guide to investment banking interviews". So far, I've had trouble finding much after scouring the web. The best I've found...

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Value in CRE Property Management

joshuanorton

As ways of breaking into real estate go, how smart is taking a position in CRE property management? Are there exit opportunities after several years if you prove your worth, or is taking a job in property management pretty much putting yourself on a island? With my non-traditional background, I w...

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Certificate in CRE from BU vs MS in CRE from NYU/Georgetown

King Stannis

I work in RE Asset Management and I am interested in moving over to CRE credit/underwriting in a few years; maybe for a life company or underwriting CMBS notes. However, I do not possess a business or finance degree, rather a BA in English. Would a certificate in RE Finance from BU help me pursue th...

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Sizing a permanent Loan - cap rate spreads

Link_REDev

Quick question - when sizing a permanent loan what kind of spread do you typically look for between the perm loan and exit cap? 50-100 above current cap rate trades and then a prediction where they will go for the exit? Thanks...

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Urgent: in need of NCREIF fund level Data (NFI-ODCE)

Hetty-Zhang

In order to conduct analysis for thesis, I am in need of fund level data of NFI-ODCE, which include the following: fund list of the index market cap or total assets of the funds leverage Ratio for each fund portfolio holdings by property types (Apartment, industrial, Office and Retail) for each fun...

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Potential career path after construction firm, acquisition analyst?

Jasonaqua.BestAnalyst.org

I currently work as financial analyst at a residential construction firm that also do some multifamily, mixed-use development. I create budgets for constructions, also run pro-forma financial models (Excel, not Argus) for all development projects. After looking at several posts on "a day in acquis...

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RE WSO Mock Interviews

azndarkvader

Is anyone down for this? I can create a group for us so that we can help prepare each other for interviews. PM me if so....

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Atlas Capital

Ricky Rosay

Anyone have intel on this NYC group? Who are their money partners? Reputation in market? Office dynamics? Thanks. ...

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General 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 summer internship and my going away present was a return offer for next year if I want it. Not sure where I...

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Seeking advice Possibility of jumping from Acquisition to REIB

trojansforever

Hey Guys, A long time lurker here and came for a career advice. Just a quick summary of my background, I’m currently working at a small family office in NY (~800 million AUM) as an acquisitions guy. Prior to this position, I worked at a major brokerage (CBRE, JLL, C&W) doing investment sales. Gra...

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Real Estate Analyst Interview

pudding

Have an interview coming up with a brokerage (CBRE / JLL / Cushman / HFF / Avison Young / Cassidy) for an analyst position in the investment sales group. Does anyone have any advice for these interviews? I know I will need to know / understand valuation. But does anyone have any more specific insig...

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Megalith Capital Management

NealCaffrey

Was reading some articles about these guys. It seems like a pretty cool group, but very niche (residential development and repositioning in NYC, 2 principles and 1/2 associates). Founder seems like a boss. Anyone work with these guys before and have any view on them? And would a shop this lean wor...

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How smart is real estate?

Bubbles and Booms

Hey guys, What do you think about the type of people that work in real estate? That might be a little broad so specifically I'm interested in hearing about REPE, but would love to gain insight into all aspects. So while the work might require the same amount of heavy modeling, it seems a lot more s...

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Advice for Breaking Into Buy side RE: Late to the Game (Target 3.5+ GPA, RE IB , Corporate PE)

azndarkvader

Hi guys, I'm at an ivy league, and I've come to realize that corporate finance really isn't for me. I interned at a top boutique RE IB/investment sales shop and realized that RE acquisitions is where I want to be. Where should I start? I've been reaching out and networking with people, and have g...

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GPA for RE Positions (Not Banking)

azndarkvader

Is a 3.5+ generally good for real estate (acquisitions, development, Asset Management, originations) or are people looking for higher GPAs?...

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Mortgage Note Sales

Bondking44

I work from home selling mortgage notes to accredited retail and institutional investors. I sleep in, smoke weed every morning, and drink beer all afternoon if I'm not at the titty bar with a new client. Basically my job is the shit. I take off whenever I want and best of all I don't have a boss t...

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Day in the Life - REPE Acqusitions Analyst

altoidman

Can some of you acquisitions analysts walk us through your typical day? Considering making the switch soon and I want to make sure I have the right idea of what you do. Thanks in advance...

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Investing in continental Europe

sa-jue

Hi, anyone who has been buying an apartment/house in continental Europe in past 2 years? Net rental yields look good, Euro down, lending cheap... thanks...

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REPE comp vs. corporate PE comp?

reib_analyst

From what I've seen on these boards, it seems like REPE comp is 20-30% lower than corporate PE across the board (from MM to MF), even at top MF's like Carlyle. Can anyone shed light on if this is actually the case? Any explanations for why this might be the case? IB associate comp these days (at ...

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NMTC impact on sale

socola2003

Currently reviewing use of NMTCs for a large healthcare facility development that qualifies by census tract. Does anyone have experience with use of NMTCs (using the traditional A/B note structure)? Since these are a 7 year term, is there any impact upon reversion say in 5 yrs that the NMTC may im...

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HF => RE. Possible?

nyc10014

Hi, I'm currently a senior analyst at a mid-sized ($800mm) l/s equity hedge fund. I did 2 years of IB in a product group at a BB, and since then have been on the buyside for 5 years at a few respectable firms. I've done well at my firm, but I realized a few years ago I don't love public market inv...

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M3 Capital Partners interview next week

quangzizi

Hi, I will have an upcoming interview with M3 Capital Partner (London office) next week. They are a small RE shop (65 people worldwide with five offices so that's like 10 - 20 people per place) that does both principal investment and advisory services though investing in specialized RE companies. S...

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Big 4 transaction advisory for real estate/hospitality

DeanYoungBlood

Has anyone worked in one of these roles? A quick linkedin search showed that people who worked in this capacity went on to some pretty solid development/acquisions gigs. I was hoping someone could share some insight on these groups, particularly recruitment and breaking in, but also pay, experience,...

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Modelling question

lolcakes

Hi all I'm currently working as a research analyst and I am teaching myself how to model in the hope of making an internal move to a Corp finance role and pere in the future. I've been leaning through the biws courses and I'm now at a stage where I understand the basic concepts and I've been cre...

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Big 4 Real Estate Advisory to REIB

joltn81

Hi all, just curious how transferable the skillset would be from a Big 4 Real Estate Advisory background to REIB. Also, I was curious if this experience would be competitive for a BB REIB group and what the hiring climate is for RE groups in general. Appreciate the advice! Thanks. ...

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Any color on Carlyle US Real Estate?

g0ttag0

Can anyone provide any color on the group? Hours, comp, experience, b school ops, history of the group, etc. How does the group operate across offices? Is comp on par with Carlyle PE? Any info would be appreciated. Thanks...

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How to Gain Experience

mpaur13

I am working for a Real Estate developer and do financial analysis and other projects. I, however, do not use Argus in the office. I have taken courses on how to use it and understand the program but I do not have day to day experience with it. The roles I have been looking to transition to are want...

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Realty Mogul

egold70

Just curious if anyone has heard anything about them relative to are they a decent shop to work for? I know they are actively trying to add "equity" guys to their team, ex-acquisitions guys from REPE and the like. I know they have been active in raising funding recently, and have heard they are ac...

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Why Haven't any Philadelphia Developers become Billionaires?

passiveincome

I was doing some research on the wealthiest real estate developers and investors, and it seems as though there are individuals who have made a fortune in almost every other major city than Philadelphia. Even Penn alums like Trump and Moelis haven't really done a lot of business there. What do they k...

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Any Austin members?

CREDEV

Hello everyone, Just moved from the DC/Baltimore area to Austin and am looking to meet fellow commercial real estate professionals in the Austin area. Also, for those who have lived or currently live in Austin, any tips for getting to know the city and network a bit (i.e. social sports leagues, Mee...

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Supply Chain Class Helpful For Industrial Acquisitions?

Blake w Mitch and Murrary

I'm an analyst with a smallish REPE shop that invests in multifamily and industrial projects. I'm also in a part-time MBA program and I'm wondering if taking a supply chain management class as an elective would help me get a better understanding of warehouse space demand. Any thoughts or insight w...

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Best Real Estate Podcasts?

passiveincome

What are the best RE podcasts for commercial real estate, especially for someone interested in RE finance?...

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REPE/CRE Firms & Introductions

ComReal123

Hey all, Just curious to know if anyone had any insights when it comes to contacting REPE/CRE firms for jobs/openings. I'm always down to take an employee (any level really) out for coffee or lunch to build that relationship, but are there steps before or after that will increase chances of landin...

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rule of thumb for price of option

scott hartnell

Say I want to buy an option on a piece of land. I have the right the buy the property for $1,000,000 in the next 24 months. How would you calculate the fair price for the option? Is there a rule of thumb or is it totally deal by deal? never done this before.. thanks...

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Second Position Mortgage?

passiveincome

So I'm currently putting together a deal where the bank is only willing to loan 75% of the purchase price, and I need to figure out how I'm going to cover the rest. I approached the seller for possible seller financing, but the seller's attorney won't let them, saying seller financing is "too compl...

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Quick question regarding CMBS structure

mott

Hi forum, I never had to deal with CMBS but came across a structure today, issued here: http://costarfinance.com/2015/05/29/jpmorgan-launches-multi-jurisdictional-blackstone-mint-cmbs/ It basically says: The GBP251.1m sterling capital structure is as follows: Class Size Exp. Rat...

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Non-recourse carveouts/Guarantor Requirements

SoCal-RE

This question sorta ties into a previous post regarding challenges becoming a sponsor. One of the biggest factors I think is having a balance sheet available, in order to secure debt financing. Given the capital flows currently, competitive debt quotes aren't too much of an issue, with interest on...

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REPE or PERE

The Duke of Wall Street

Which do you say and why? Does it irk you when a n00b call its one or another? Sincerely, Slow'ish Humpday...

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Question regarding a ground lease/leasehold investment

SoCal-RE

Working on a potential acquisition and wanted to get some insight from the board. Opportunity to acquire land which is leased to a developer who already developed a Class A office property. 75 years remaining on the ground lease, which resets payment every 5 years. 10% times appraised value of la...

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Is a broker license required to collect a finder's fee?

egold70

I have heard different opinions on this topic, but I am assuming there is some form of criteria that sets precedent on this? Example: I live in Los Angeles, and am not a broker (i.e. I don't have a license). A friend in Dallas calls me up and says he wants to sell one of his office buildings in T...

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Steps and challenges to becoming a "sponsor"

egold70

Not saying that everyone in REPE, acquisitions, Asset Management, etc has an "end game" of starting their own shop, syndicating deals, raising a fund, etc. But I am sure there are many of us who are looking at that as the goal down the line. Given the many nuances and factors involved, I wanted to...

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What is one thing you believe to be true (in Real Estate) that most do not?

The Duke of Wall Street

Taking this quotation from Peter Thiel. This could be in regard to career progression, industry, asset class, market cycle, etc. Would really like to hear the opinions of the frequent posters in this forum....

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BB and Megafund equivalents in the CRE world

The Duke of Wall Street

Obviously there won't be a consensus, but is there some sort of generally accepted list of the leaders in various segments of the CRE World. A list like this would help monkeys who are looking to pursue a career in Real Estate. (Note - obviously there are regional components to factor in this list)....

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Real estate recruitment agencies California

oweeny1000

I am currently looking to move out to California from the UK to work in commercial real estate, more specifically investment sales/capital markets at an analyst level. My plan is to make the move once I have secured a job or at the very least an internship. Hopping off the plane without the prospect...

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

SHB

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

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11th Hour: MSRE Admissions Interview Advice

Non-TargetRTK

Just received an email letting me know that I have an admissions interview tomorrow morning for a MSRE program. I haven't been in the field for the last year, but I want this is future direction focus. Current job isn't anywhere near RE, so i'm looking for some current market conditions, recent ne...

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Syndication versus PE

PacNumber

I know a few folks who are on both sides of the coin. Is the structuring of Syndication not so promote heavy? What would a common waterfall, if any be on a syndicated deal? I realize Syndication is deal specific....

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3 Partner JV Waterfall

The Duke of Wall Street

Does anyone have experience making on of these? I'm working on my first now and hoping to bounce some ideas off of someone. Thanks in advance!...

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PERE Value-Added/Opportunistic = development?

IndenturedAgreement

Hello Monkeys, I am relatively new to real estate and was hoping you could shed some light on the below questions I had. Thank you in advance! 1. Are the acquisitions/investments made by value-added/opportunistic funds development focused? If so do investment associates get hands on development ex...

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Does anyone know of any reputable non-performing loan investment firms in southern CA?

sk8247365

Looking for firms in the southern CA area that invest in non-performing loans. I really only know of Kelly Capital, however have heard bad things about working there. Anyone know of any solid firms? Thanks...

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Canadian Multifamily Cap Rates

BlueSteelLeft

Hi, Can anyone help provide or point me in the right direction of a good source for Canadian (Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver) Multifamily Cap Rates for the last 15-20 Years (or as long as possible)? Thanks!...

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Entry Level Advice

cre_questions

[deleted] My ideal role would be more on the financial analysis side of things, but really I'm open to anything that helps me learn the ins and outs of the industry. Would be grateful if I could get some advice on finding an entry-level position. -Should I leave my GPA off my resume? I feel like i...

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Odds of getting into a PE RE firm/REIT firm after college

Fuwuyuan

Hey guys, I am really enjoying reading the real estate forum for all of the insights and comparisons of career fields within it. I am still in undergrad at a midwest regional school (ACT avg about 30) and am doing very well so far with classes and meeting a lot of interesting people. The school is w...

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Crowd Funding Platforms - Cost of Capital - Too High?

cre123

"We have posts about this" blah blah blah. I know. I want to talk about it again. Why don't these sponsors just raise their capital through banks/LP equity/capital raisers? The cost of capital on these crowd funding platforms are too high. It just feels like one big marketing gimmick. They'r...

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