CBRE FCG Exit opps

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Has anyone had experience working in the FCG at CBRE? The primary job function is working with tenant rep brokers and clients to model out different leasing options and buy/lease analyses. Interested to hear what the exit ops may be as it seems to be a very niche portion of the business. Would this be somewhat relevant experience if you were hoping to transition to Acquisitions or Asset Management eventually?

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Mar 27, 2019

Some of the work in FCG is tenant rep/occupancy analysis, but for the most part you're modeling out DCF cash flows/investment analyses in Argus/excel (unless the specific role is for tenant rep). Most of the time, the role is similar to an analyst role at Eastdil Secured where you're working for a sales/dispositions brokerage team. If so, FCG has a good rep and will open the door for you to become a broker or go work for a principal shop doing acquisitions, asset management or development.

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Mar 27, 2019

Comparing the group work to ES is a bit of a stretch.

I use to work with these type of guys when I was in Corp RE. It mainly depends on the corporate client account you're on. You'll mainly just be doing occupancy. lease renewal analysis, business case studies and such.

I would say the most logical exit op is either AM or moving towards more traditional brokerage. Acquisitions would be tough but nothing's impossible.

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Mar 27, 2019

I believe the group will be mostly working with the occupier division.

Mar 27, 2019

As I mentioned below, think we are talking about different groups here. In FCG, of the 9 people I know in the group, 7 went to acquisitions, one went on to brokerage, and 1 went to AM.

FCG gets compared to Eastdil analyst program pretty regularly, at least here on the West Coast.

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Apr 1, 2019

Did they go into the FCG straight out of school? And do most analysts do two years at the FCG and then move on to other teams/companies, or is there some upward promotion? Looking at getting into the FCG on the West Coast as well.

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Apr 1, 2019

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