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  2. Why a lack of advanced modeling techniques? Anyone who uses probabilistic modeling justification for this?

    From what I have seen, real estate modeling (at least on an asset level) seems to be relatively rudimentary in comparison to almost all other financial sectors, could anyone possibly speak to why very few firms utilize advanced modeling techniques and pro ...

    35 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 24 2018 - 4:00am -

  3. Brokerage at Big 4 (think CB, JLL, etc) or Acquisitions at $100M fund

    I am struggling to make a LIFE CHANGING decision. I have two offers that are very different. Offer 1 is with a brokerage: it took about 6 months and 8 meetings to get the offer, these guys moved slow through out the process. I developed 2 financial models ...

    29 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 7 2018 - 2:00pm -

  4. Acquisitions in Institutional Shop vs. Private Firm

    Title says it all. Given similar comp, location, etc... Would you take on an Acquisitions Analyst Role at a Top shop (e.g. CBRE Global Investors, Blackstone) Or an Analyst role directly supporting a principal at an investment firm that has a decent portfo ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 7 2019 - 2:02am -

  5. 35 Yr old hoping to work for a REIT upon graduation

    Helli all. I am a 35 year old returning student at Kaplan University. I am studying finance with a specialization in real estate. I have 2 years until I graduate. Upon graduation I hope to work for a REIT. My question is what are my job prospects being th ...

    35 comments - 4 silver bananas - Dec 8 2017 - 8:41pm -

  6. SL Green- Comp, Deals

    WSO- I'm sure you've heard of SL Green. My experience is that they can do a lot of different kind of deals and have a ton of flexibility for REIT. Few questions:- What does comp look like at place like this? How about Vornado? Analyst, Associate ...

    17 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 30 2018 - 12:44am -

  7. Off-Market Northern CA Land Deal

    Hi WSO, I have off-market commercial land available in Northern California. This deal could work for a land bank buyer that can close on the property by the end of this year or for a developer that wants to entitle and master plan the site. Price range $5 ...

    16 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 17 2018 - 12:17pm -

  8. Roles Within REPE

    So you see/hear a lot of people talk about getting into REPE, but outside of the occasional person who mentions in an acquisitions role, you don't hear much about specifically what people mean when they say getting into REPE. I was hoping someone cou ...

    14 comments - 4 silver bananas - Mar 2 2018 - 9:39am -

  9. Real Estate Private Equity Recruiting...

    Hello, I was just wondering what the differences were in real estate private equity firms recruiting compared to normal private equity recruiting. Will real estate companies and headhunters reach out to first year analysts ~6 months into the position? And ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 16 2017 - 10:52am -

  10. 2019 FT Analyst recruiting timeline- Real Estate

    Hi, I'm a rising senior at an elite liberal arts college (think Williams, Pomona) with a STEM major. I worked in a merchant banking group at a family office this summer, and am looking to take my buy-side experience to REPE, development, owner-operat ...

    10 comments - 4 silver bananas - Aug 29 2018 - 12:25pm -

  11. RE Asset Management vs. Acquisitions

    I've seen a few discussions on this topic already, but most are outdated. I'm curious in Real Estate, whether commercial or a large multi-family owner (EQ, GID, etc), which typically pays more between asset management and acquisitions, starting ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 8 2019 - 1:45pm -

  12. Best European RE funds (UK + Continental) + Background

    Hello fellow monkeys, Out of curiosity, which one are the best RE funds in Europe at the moment? And also, what special situations/ NPL funds are there in Europe? I was thinking along the lines of BX RE Debt, Cerberus but not many other names come to mind ...

    9 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 5 2018 - 6:54pm -

  13. Transition from Private Equity Real Estate (REPE) Acquisitions/Asset Management to Real Estate Investment Banking (REIB)

    I know a lot of people who work in Real Estate Investment Banking make the transition into an acquisitions role at a REIT or REPE type firm very easily and smoothly....However, I am curious, how likely and difficult would it be from doing the opposite (RE ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 20 2019 - 5:35pm -

  14. Advice/Tips to get into REPE?

    I am a first year analyst at a small/mid-size commercial developer right outside Philadelphia. Currently, I am on a small acquisitions team and my responsibilities include running excel models, ARGUS models, preparing equity memorandum, observing due dili ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 30 2018 - 3:34pm -

  15. What is the timeline for full-time hiring out of undergrad in REPE?

    Hey guys, I have been feeling a bit lost recently. I completed an acquisitions internship at a Top 5 REPE shop my sophomore year and have since accepted an offer for this summer at a top debt group. My original thinking was to get some debt experience (si ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 12 2019 - 5:27pm -

  16. Best MBA/MSRE Programs for REIB/REPE Jobs

    Wondering what MSRE/ MBA programs have the best exit opps in the REIB/REPE spaces. And when I say REIB/REPE I am more curious to hear about placement into larger firms that crank out deals (on the REIB side)/have lots of capital to deploy (on the REPE sid ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 3 2018 - 8:55pm -

  17. REIT/REPE analyst career switch

    I've been considering a career switch into REIT /REPEs acquisitions, and from what I've seen on this forum and site so far there's a ton of really good advice here regarding learning modeling, RE fundamentals, and networking with RE profess ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 6 2017 - 1:52pm -

  18. REPE Compensation Data (interesting report)

    Hi everyone, I have been lurking on this forum for quite some time now. Throughout most of my time as an undergraduate, I have aimed for roles in investment banking, but it appears that an REPE analyst role has fallen into my lap and I have been trying to ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 23 2019 - 3:12pm -

  19. How do we feel about Colony Capital these days?

    Hello everybody, I am looking into some full-time opportunities on the equity side in Acq and I am curious what the view on Colony Capital is these days, particularly as an entry level analyst looking to start their career with solid branding/institutiona ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 25 2019 - 12:27pm -

  20. 911! I need help REPE friends!

    Hi everyone! I am looking for an example of a REPE research report. I just need someone baseline to get a feel for what is considered the standard template and what they typically contain. I've been told it should be a few pages and come to an invest ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2017 - 12:21pm -

  21. Choosing a Role: MM Acquisitions vs Megafund Asset Management

    I currently work as a RE investment analyst at an institutional shop and am making the move to an opportunistic fund. Currently I have 2 options and having a lot of trouble choosing which is best: Acquisitions analyst at a ~5bn AUM firm looking mostly at ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 12 2019 - 4:02pm -

  22. RE PE Technical Interview Questions

    I am interviewing with a mid-size RE PE firm this coming Thursday specializing in Multifamily and Hotels. I am coming from a debt fund, but with a prior internship with a small RE PE group. Below is a list of technical questions that I think I could get:- ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 12 2018 - 9:44am -

  23. SOS- modeling help- Equity waterfall with multiple partners?

    Kind of stuck here. Tried to figure this out last night- slept on it- still can't figure it out. I am trying to set up a waterfall with multiple JV partners. I have only ever modeled with one LP and one GP. In this case, there are five distinct GPs, ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2017 - 8:45am -

  24. Retail- time to get in at the bottom?

    Junior investment prof at mid-size PERE shop, currently evaluating a retail investment (B/B+ mall) but our group has little to no experience in the space. What are your guys' thoughts? Any good materials to get smart in a hurry? retail Acquisitions R ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2016 - 9:39am -

  25. Super day with debt fund

    Hey guys, Have an upcoming superday with a real estate debt fund. Modeling exam to begin for 45 minutes, technicals to follow. Any ideas on what to expect? I'm guessing a pretty basic test on excel skills? Thanks guys, would appreciate any insight. J ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2016 - 7:13pm -

  26. REPE, PWM or CF?

    Hey All. So to keep it short, my end goal is to work at a HF or HFT firm. More than likely I'll have to break into IB post-graduation to get there, but as a junior at a non-target state school, my options for this summer are as follows: Corporate Fin ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 8 2019 - 7:49pm -

  27. Corporate Finance(internship) to REPE

    Mynuuuuujjjjjjjkkkkkkk.......................:.::::::::::::;;;;;;;;.........,.........,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Acquisitions REPE Real Estate analyst real estate 1st job; career; Finance; corporate finance ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2019 - 5:22pm -

  28. Skills Needed to Break Into Acquisitions at REIT or PE Firm?

    Can anyone comment on skills needed to break into an acquisitions role at a REIT or at a PE firm? I'm currently a 2nd year analyst with a small LIHTC developer. Creating a plan on the skills needed to move into acquisitions at a REIT or PE firm in 1- ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Dec 14 2018 - 1:12pm -

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    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Dec 14 2018 - 1:02pm -

  30. Senior/Student Housing REPE

    I just took a new job at a boutique private equity shop with a fresh allocation to invest in primarily senior and student housing all over the US. I am moving from the investment sales side supporting multifamily. My new job will be a mix of modeling, due ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 12 2018 - 2:52pm -

  31. Where to place myself for success?

    I am interning right now at a small shop in Florida, think 4-10 people. Doing acquisitions and starting our first fund. They have taught me how to underwrite basic deals and use Argus. I have been really looking into moving to a major metro such as New Yo ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jul 27 2018 - 2:49pm -