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Contrarian Thesis: Acquisitions is the Least Interesting Job In Real Estate

LReed

Feel like it's worth giving an alternate opinion, just because I see so much of the same notion repeated constantly that acquisitions are the best gig in real estate. What I do right now is 75% acquisitions, but I've worked on a lot of development, <abbr title="asset...

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Let's Talk About the Pros and Cons of our Gigs in RE Finance

LReed

I'm not trying to rehash the debate about where the best place to start is or what career path within RE is the most promising. I just would like the community to layout their position and what they feel the pros and cons of their current situations are. Extremely eager to hear what the...

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Effective LP oversight of GP

wso_4

For deals that aren't going exactly as planned, what's an LP to do? I'm curious if anyone has examples of when LP's have had a positive influence on the ultimate outcome of a project, even if they were just pref equity and didn't have much legal standing in the operating...

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Real Estate Developer Fee

PEREBS

Hey Guys, Where do you see real estate developer fees at these days? I've been underwriting deals based on 4% of Hard Cost+Soft Cost. Should there be an acquisition fee on top of this for the developer for "putting the deal together"? Typical Development Fee So what does the typical development ...

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Difference between MSREF and REPE

Prospects

Hi all. I just want to clarify the difference between MSREF and REPE. From what I read, MSREF provides lending and advisory services, on top of investing in real estate, which REPE's mainly invest and may develop real estate. Am I right to say so? Thank you all!...

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How to Keep Up?

AmbitionandDrive

I'm working as an analyst part-time at a property funds management group while I complete my studies. I only just landed the job and they have the intention of keeping me on full time as they are expanding quickly. It is a small boutique and as such I work directly with the partner in charge of prop...

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CMBS Conduit Datatapes - Efficient ways to download/extract?

roundroom

Hello RE Forum - long time lurker here. I currently work in REPE as an associate and a big part of my job is tracking publicly filed CMBS issuances. Basically my task is to extract loan data from prospectus filings and get it into excel so I can analyze it and compare to other deals. I have no is...

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Prudential Real Estate Investors; Interview prep help

jpmoranmonkeysachs

Good morning everyone. I have an interview coming up with Prudential Real Estate Investors. I received this interview through networking. I don't have any experience in this field through an internship nor do I have any relevant coursework. What should I expect in this interview? Mainly fit or v...

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Daily tasks of a real estate AM analyst

bcap4

I've heard things from some BX analysts that they do lots of quarterly analysis of whatever sector they are working on, but what are some other typical tasks and do they relate at all to some typical IBD tasks?...

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Starting Compensation Question for RE positions

Jaime_Lannister

I would be much obliged if some of the more experienced guys in the group could weigh in on what is the current state (and method) of compensation for associate level employment in real estate acquisitions, as well as in development for large metro areas - like NYC? Salary and bonus (plus method of ...

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What is the average price per SF acquisition for Manhattan Office building (Class A & B); and for Manhattan Retail?

Romanoff

What is the average $/SF acquisition (for purchase) amount for a Manhattan office building (Class A & B); and for Manhattan Retail? I know these are pretty obtuse requests, but if anyone has the current trading numbers it would be great....

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Commercial Real Estate Question (Finding Equity)

Veech

I am having a bit of an issue and would like some help on the matter if possible. I currently work in debt placement for a commercial mortgage brokerage however, due to the nature of the brokerage (allows for significant freedom) I currently find myself in a situation where I am arranging financin...

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Letters of credit issuers

DCDepository

My organization recently acquired a smaller organization that took on a residential subdivision development loan and associated letters of credit that combined were way too much loan exposure for our organizations combined, let alone for the tiny one we acquired that originated the deal. We're goin...

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Brookfield Property Full time Pay?

Heliosig

I recently been given an internship offer with the A&D group of Brookfield office properties in NYC. I am curious if anybody knows what is the ballpark number for a 1st year analyst salary. I was told by an MBA at my school that the pay was around 85K, which sounds a bit too high to me. Can anyb...

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Cushman & Wakefield RE IB

Robert Goulet

Can anyone comment on CW's REIB group? Would like to learn more about the people, hours, deal flow and exit opps in particular. ...

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Request: Insight for Upcoming Mid-Market RE IB Interview

Blockin

I’d like to get some insight on a first round phone interview I have with a middle-market investment bank that is scheduled very soon. As such, quick response turnaround would be much appreciated! The opportunity is for an analyst position within their real estate group located in New York. I'll ...

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Southern California - RE Websites

REAcquisitionsnyc

Hi All, Does anyone know of any websites for Southern California RE news, such as NYC's TheRealDeal? I am from NYC and am in talks with some firms in the Southern California region. When I have my interviews, I see the question "Why Southern California" coming up, and would like to stay on top of ...

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Interview coming up.. any help appreciated

ckst

I have an interview coming up with CCRE (Cantor Commercial Real Estate - LA office) for an analyst position this Friday. Having no prior background to the RE industry (interned for a mm ib firm in NY last year for 8 months, now working as an analyst with a different group in the same firm in risk m...

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2014 Top Development Firms

l2010

http://www.cpexecutive.com/business-specialties/development/2014-top-development-firms/ How come Tishman Speyer didn't even make it to the top 25 this year? They didn't release their #s yet or something?...

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Immediate Analyst Opening

Crejob22

We have an immediate opening for an analyst in the Asset Management group for a large investment bank's principal debt investment group. The role will focus on a portfolio of high yield CRE debt investments, but will also have exposure to non performing loans, sub performing loans, and REO. Primary ...

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Fed Taper & Real Estate Development

bic

Let's talk about what the Fed tapering down bond buying means for real estate development....

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Pick One: Capital Partner vs. Operating/Development Partner

NealCaffrey

Recently in another thread I posed a few questions regarding which of these entities you'd like to work for. I figured I'd start it's own thread to get some answers because this could be a good thread to help guide people in the right direction. By Capital Partner I mean investor/REIT/REPE/pension ...

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Insurance lenders

DCDepository

Anyone know which insurance companies have gotten back into the lending game? I know in the past the major lenders were Prudential, MetLife, Principal Financial, Lincoln Financial, and Nationwide. I was reading that Northwestern Mutual is doing some big deals in Atlanta. Apparently the MBA tracks th...

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Valuing non-listed property funds

Klax0n

Hello my fellow monkeys, I am interviewing in ca couple of days with a value fund who invests indirectly in non-listed real estate funds (I know these are not REITs, since they are not listed). My question is how the fund manager would value these non-listed funds? Would you still look at NAV, ca...

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To all CRE brokers out there

yellowmonkey

Hey guys, I’ve been working at a decent CRE brokerage firm in one of the boroughs of NYC for about 7 months now. (Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, etc …) Although I make descent amount of money with good life-work balance, my office lacks the environment that I seek, and it’s been driving me nuts for...

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RE Construction/Development to RE Banking

realestate1

First post on WSO. Currently studying to take the GMAT and am shooting for Fall 2015 to begin a graduate MBA program with specialization on Finance and Real Estate. Undergrad from large public state school in Architecture/Urban Planning and currently working in project management for a national comm...

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CCIM, is it worth it?

Fuwuyuan

Hey guys, I have a question about the CCIM, I am still in undergrad and looking for ways to differentiate myself from other people looking at getting into a real estate acquisitions analyst role out of undergrad. My mentor recommended the CCIM, I have read about it and understand I need a few years...

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C&W Financial Analyst ?s

Donnie Bravo

I have an interview for one of these jobs in Boston. Anyone have any opinions or knowledge about salaries and what type of roles this could prep me for? Thanks!...

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MBA Offers Thread - Real Estate

REIT

Hey All, Lets get the ball rolling on an 'MBA offers thread' - might help with negotiations going forward. 100k Base - 5% Annual increase - 5k Signing bonus - 20% Performance Bonus Top 10 REIT by AUM Post yours below; this year or last. ...

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Hersha Hospitality Trust

Real Assets

Has anyone worked here before? Do they have a strong reputation? Strong team? Exit opps? ...

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Cash flow before tax, what taxes are we talking about ?

Nilugee-Jackson

Hi all ! Just a quick question to make sure I'm not mistaken, I've seen several websites talking about Cash on Cash returns with the calculation of CFBT / Cash invested Before taxes means before the taxes of the investor's revenue, right ? But this amount includes property taxes ? He's how thing...

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How best, to prepare for a summer analyst interview in a bulge bracket real estate investing group?

Real Assets

Hi guys, I was just hoping, if you had a minute, if you could please provide some guidance on how best, to prepare for a summer analyst interview in a bulge bracket real estate investing group - especially from the technical side. Also, should I be aware of any specific current news relating to rea...

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REPE investment committee memo format

RE g

Hi everyone - I was wondering if anyone had any advice on the typical format for an investment committee memo. Im interviewing for REPE acquisitions and if I get through first round, I'm pretty sure I'll have to do a case study. thanks...

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Anyone going to the MBA in Orlando this year?

SHB

While Orlando isn't as sexy as San Diego was last year my group will be heading down to the Mortgage Bankers Association conference Feb 1 - 4. My firm is actually a borrower but we still use the MBA as a nice chance to meet our direct lenders and brokers we work with face to face. This is one of th...

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Mid-career change to Commercial Real Estate Lending: Is it possible?

305Gipp

I am currently a residential mortage loan originator and I recently returned to school to fininsh my BA in Finance. I have a backgound in IT but I woke up and realized that I had no passion for the field and that I only went that route because it was a "hot" major at the time. I was always attracted...

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Real Estate Certification

PERE

I was laid off from a private equity real estate acquisitions gig a number of months ago. I've been interviewing but it seems impossible to get back into. I need an edge. Can anyone recommend a certification I can pursue? I'm thinking about the CFA but i've heard that nobody in real estate cares abo...

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How exactly are construction loans profitable?

teddythebear

I have done multiple development projects with clients and have worked with banks on financing them. I am just alittle confused on how exactly the loans are profitable. For example, most construction loans are interest only and the loan includes about like 2-3 years worth of interest reserve. So if ...

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Retail Market Analysis Presentation

youngunner

A retailer invited me back for a 2nd round. Position is acquisitions and development analyst. They're gearing up for a large expansion on the East Coast. Mostly buying land though.. kind of like Walgreens, Burger King, etc., then you're involved in the whole development process. For the 2nd round th...

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AUS RE Industry Compensation Report 2013

RE_ronin

The latest "Avdiev Property Industry Remuneration Report" shows that the median salary increase in the real estate and construction sector for the 12 months to 30 September 2013 was 3%, or little more than the rate of inflation. The best performing segment was that of property fund managers with a r...

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Most Profitable form of CRE?

S_Bos

Currently I have a couple of offers to join two of the Big 4 firms. However, one offer is in Retail brokerage and the other is in Office brokerage. I've heard that Office leasing can be very top heavy and very tough for a younger broker to break through. However, I have also heard that Office lea...

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Path to take to switch over to CMBS or boutique lender / RE company

maserati123

My background: 3.25 gpa in finance from a non-target Working in Baltimore for a large balance sheet lender as an analyst I would eventually like to either go over to the CMBS side working in originations or for a boutique real estate firm where I'd be exposed to some creative financing and deal str...

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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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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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