Incoming Acquisitions Analyst - Advice?

Hi All, 

New to the forum (first ever post) and wanted to tap into the knowledge and experience this forum has. I'll be starting a new role as an acquisitions analyst at a small REPE shop here in the US. The start date is in a couple of weeks, and this will be my first full-time job out of undergrad. Cognizant of the fact that there is much to learn about the industry and office/team dynamics.

Being intentionally broad here, but what are some things I should be doing starting from day one on the job? What are some good habits/traits to develop as I progress through the job? i.e. how do I (eventually) become a dependable and strong analyst? Any advice specific to acquisitions would be great as well. 


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Jan 22, 2022 - 9:13pm
cre-23, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I'm still early in my career as well, but I'd say do a lot of reading of old memos and Google any terms you're unfamiliar with. Real estate is a different language, the quicker you can get familiar with it the better off you'll be. Practice your writing as well. A lot of memos are filled with pages and pages of analysis and market research that you are going to have to regurgitate

Feb 19, 2022 - 4:04pm
crerepe21, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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