Anyone here with experience in Site Selection?

bernie madoff's picture
Rank: Baboon | banana points 166

anyone here do any site selection in the past and care to weigh in on what it's like

likes and dislikes

etc?

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Comments (3)

May 10, 2017

Assuming you are talking about working in corporate real estate? I know a few guys who did this when I was a broker. They learned to find a good location, but they weren't as well versed in the finance and development side of things. Pay didn't seem great.

May 10, 2017

I've worked on a couple deals with land acq guys for huge tech firms (FB/Amazon/Microsoft) and my experience has been somewhat the opposite. Guys who know RE very well and a lot of them had absurd educations, like Harvard/Oxford/Cambridge types, so they must have been getting paid.

That's probably the cream of the crop though; I imagine things are a little different if you're picking out sites for Panda Express or something.

May 10, 2017
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