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  2. 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 comments24 Dec 2018 -

  3. Had this question in a REPE interview. There have been some threads on here that discuss it but not recently. In the current RE market, would love to hear some answers to this Acquisitions REPE Real Estate No Yes 336045 150955 99511 22338 204293 ...

    16 comments12 Sep 2019 -

  4. 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 comments7 May 2018 -

  5. 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 comments8 Dec 2017 -

  6. 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 comments7 Mar 2019 -

  7. SL Green- Comp, Deals

    Real Estate

    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 comments30 Oct 2018 -

  8. 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 comments17 Sep 2018 -

  9. Roles Within REPE

    Real Estate

    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 comments2 Mar 2018 -

  10. Could someone go into a bit of detail of how different the proforma model may be for underwriting a large multi-family development compared to doing acquisitions where you are solely buying the already developed asset? What other forms of information woul ...

    8 comments3 Oct 2019 -

  11. 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 comments16 May 2017 -

  12. Hi All, Was wondering if anyone with any PE experience could help me understand if there is any benefit to either model in terms of valuation? Granted we have lower CapEx under a lease model vs purchasing outright but is there anything that favours either ...

    8 comments10 Aug 2019 -

  13. Florida Real Estate

    Real Estate

    Does anyone know of any recruiters or recruitment companies in Florida (not sure if they separate into regions but ideally east coast area). Specifically looking more on the principal/ownership side compared to brokerage. However, i'm assuming if the ...

    8 comments2 Jul 2019 -

  14. 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 comments29 Aug 2018 -

  15. 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 ...

    10 comments5 Apr 2018 -

  16. 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 comments8 Mar 2019 -

  17. 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 ...

    7 comments12 Oct 2018 -

  18. 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 comments30 Aug 2018 -

  19. 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 comments20 Mar 2019 -

  20. 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 ...

    7 comments3 Apr 2018 -

  21. 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 comments6 Feb 2017 -

  22. 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 comments12 Mar 2019 -

  23. 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 comments23 Feb 2019 -

  24. 2019 RE PE Interview

    Real Estate

    Hey y'all, I am heading into the interview process for an REPE firm based in Chicago (Think: Harrison St./Walton St./LaSalle). The current position offering would be for a first year analyst position within the firm. It would be great if I could get ...

    3 comments18 Sep 2019 -

  25. Was wondering if anyone could help me come up with a list of REPE Firms in/around Washington D.C. I know of a few but was curious if we could crowdsource a list of places I haven't heard of. EDIT: Apparently I'm an asshole since I didn't li ...

    3 comments10 Sep 2019 -

  26. 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 comments25 Mar 2019 -

  27. 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 comments8 Sep 2017 -

  28. 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 comments12 Mar 2019 -

  29. 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 comments12 Aug 2018 -

  30. 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 comments2 Aug 2017 -

  31. 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 comments3 Nov 2016 -

  32. 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 comments27 Sep 2016 -

  33. Hi- Does anyone have any thoughts on Fortress Investment Group, specifically in real estate equity investments at the senior analyst level? I believe most of their group is based on the west coast, but if anyone also has any color on the NYC team in terms ...

    1 comment6 Oct 2019 - Associate 1 in RE - Comm

  34. Has any applied for this role and been contacted? It is in Boston and was posted about 3-4 weeks ago Acquisitions REPE Real Estate No Yes 466198 445099 445616 456534 240775 ...

    1 comment27 Sep 2019 -

  35. In process of applying for FT positions, and really confused on the difference between a real estate private equity firm and a real estate investment management firm. are they the same thing? for example, Westbrook Partners calls themselves "a full i ...

    1 comment15 Sep 2019 -

  36. Anyone know about this group? Seems almost like in-house M&A /Corp. Dev? Do they work with funds (e.g. Brookfield Strategic Real Estate Partners III) or no? Acquisitions REPE Real Estate Strategic Value Partners Brookfield Financial Strategic Investme ...

    1 comment5 Aug 2019 -

  37. Curious how competitive the market is on the principal ownership side and how competitive the salaries are? I currently work in New England on the REPE side and am considering moving to the west palm/boca raton area in Florida. If anyone works down there ...

    1 comment18 Jul 2019 -

  38. REPE, PWM or CF?

    Job Search Advice

    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 comment8 Mar 2019 -

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    1 comment22 Feb 2019 -

  40. 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 comment14 Dec 2018 -

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    1 comment14 Dec 2018 -

  42. 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 comment27 Jul 2018 -