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  2. My experience is all on the development end (permitting, project management, leasing, etc..). I want to become more involved in the acquisitions side. Company will not pay for any training so I am on my own. I went to library and got a couple of how to bo ...

    10 comments9 Oct 2014 -

  3. I have realized that the name of smaller re shops can be quite creative. I was recently contacted by a HH to check out what on the surface appears to be (and probably is) a legit opportunity. It would mean more money, so I have some interest. However the ...

    11 comments29 Oct 2012 -

  4. Background: studied finance at a non-target school in a metropolitan city in Canada. Parents had a few properties which I managed (I guess you could say I was the property manager at the time). I interned at the government for a summer doing billings (a/p ...

    +1 8 comments19 Mar 2017 -

  5. Hi, I am interviewing for Blackstone 's Real Estate Asset Management division and it is the Real Estate Debt Strategies group. Anyone have any idea what might be asked? Thanks! Real Estate blackstone Blackstone Group Interview Yes Yes 355224 81389 36 ...

    11 comments30 Sep 2012 -

  6. I went to an ivy and graduated with a 2.8 gpa and no relevant internships. I hate myself for it, I fucked around all of college and have no excuse for it. At this point, I know I need to get some experience and just get my foot in the door somehow. I was ...

    9 comments27 Dec 2015 -

  7. I went to an ivy and did not work nearly as hard as I should have in college. I have no excuse. I didn't have my priorities straight and had too much fun in college. I graduated with a 2.8 GPA and I hate myself for it. As a result, when I'm appl ...

    9 comments18 Dec 2015 -

  8. I got into the 2nd round interview with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing Summer Analyst Program. It is based in Hong Kong and anyone can help me for more insights on that? I found there are not a lot of resources on Real Estate related interviews from ...

    +2 12 comments31 Mar 2010 -

  9. Hi all, First of all Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I will have an interview with LaSalle Investment Management early next year. A bit of a surprise to me as I don't even know if they sponsor Visa for non-EU citizens (do they?). They said to me ...

    10 comments25 Dec 2013 -

  10. Hello monkeys, ...

    11 comments6 Jun 2012 -

  11. Currently 1/2 way through my Real Estate degree in appraisal. Should I switch? Should i do a second major in accounting or finance? Real Estate ...

    +2 7 comments27 Dec 2017 -

  12. hi. i have an upcoming investment banking interview with a MM real estate bank. i was wondering how best to prepare. i couldn't really find any material on real estate DCFs on the internet. should i be prepared for standard finance/technical question ...

    9 comments16 Apr 2018 -

  13. Wanted to start discussion about RE graduate options. We all know of the top programs where you go in-person, and take off time to complete. Many of us, myself included, are currently already on our way with a real estate career. I work in finance and acq ...

    +3 8 comments31 Oct 2016 -

  14. I want to influence the architectural aesthetics of real estate developments. I have began the CRE-analyst route with owner/investors because I know it all comes down to $$$. Who runs the cost analysis and value engineering of beautiful architecture? Real ...

    +1 8 comments26 Oct 2016 -

  15. Hi all, Is anyone familiar with the type and caliber of experience one would get on the RE transactions team at a big 4 firm? In particular my medium term goal is moving into acquisitions and/or AM with an investor and I'm wondering how this experien ...

    10 comments7 Mar 2013 -

  16. So I have turned my focus towards finding a position at a Real Estate Development Firm. I received a response for an interview this upcoming week. The interviewee wants to meet up at a local coffee cafe to conduct a 30 minute interview. I am not applying ...

    +1 9 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  17. I am currently a finance student at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business and was accepted as a junior year transfer to Boston University's Questrom School of Business and Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Bus ...

    8 comments31 May 2016 -

  18. In a new report bound to disturb those hoping for a comeback in the real estate market this year, TransUnion reveals that Americans across the board are opting to keep their credit card payments up to date while allowing their mortgages to go into foreclo ...

    9 comments4 Feb 2010 -

  19. Like most people might expect, REPE is getting the majority of the attention. This comes as no surprise since many of the well known shops are highly selective, pay handsomely, and provide employees an opportunity to refine their real estate modeling skil ...

    +2 10 comments19 Jun 2012 -

  20. Greetings, I have a client that needs $10.125MM of senior debt for a $13.5MM takedown of NNN leased commercial properties. The properties are newer construction located in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Oklahoma consisting of national and regional tenants. Pl ...

    +2 6 comments22 Aug 2018 -

  21. I'm in the process at a couple well known MFs (think Blackstone, KKR, TPG, etc.). My experience is 3 years in REIB. I have heard Associate base for PE at MF's is $125k + ~100% bonus. What can I expect in the RE group? Same/similar? Or lower? Any ...

    8 comments31 Mar 2016 -

  22. Is anyone familiar with bonus structures for the large insurances companies within their real estate investing divisions? (Met Life, Prudential Real Estate Investors, Allianz, NY Life, AIG, etc.). This would be for entry level investment analyst roles. An ...

    8 comments18 Nov 2015 -

  23. Not really "Business School" but I thought the topic would fit here the best. (Anyways) I'm really interested in eventually breaking into REPE and at the moment, I'm not bringing much to the table in terms of experience or a Bachelors ...

    10 comments17 Mar 2011 -

  24. I'm preparing for an interview with a REPE Debt Fund (hence my prior posting regarding this topic). I was curious to know what types of financial models are typically used. The folks I'm interviewing with typically purchase portfolios of distres ...

    9 comments7 May 2014 -

  25. See title. How specific are you guys on your resumes regarding deals that you have worked on? resume Real Estate ...

    8 comments8 Oct 2015 -

  26. Hi everybody, so I'm currently building this real estate project model for one of our clients. Unfortunately, it turned out to be a lot more complex than initially thought as it projects both the client's relatively complex operations, tied to s ...

    +2 6 comments6 Jun 2018 -

  27. Here in Argentina, people are always talking about buying "brick". From the rooftop of my apartment, I can see many unoccupied apartments in the midst of a building boom. The truth is that those are not really apartments, but private banks. Arge ...

    8 comments16 Mar 2012 -

  28. Background: I am planning to purchase properties to rent to college students. Questions: What are legal criteria for denying a potential lessee? Can a person be disqualified based on GPA or the "disability" of alcohol addiction/abuse? Also, can ...

    9 comments28 Jun 2013 -

  29. I'm trying to move to Real Estate Investment industry from FICC trader. (I'm currently working as a trader in FICC of a well-known US bank, and I'm a VP and 33 yrs old.) I know they are totally different industries and different skillsets a ...

    +1 7 comments15 Feb 2017 -

  30. I have an interview set up for GS's RMD Asset Management. I am wondering if someone can talk to me about their culture, lifestyle, hours, base+bonus (Associate level), exit opps/promotion opportunities, etc.. I know they recently switched offices to ...

    +1 5 comments17 Apr 2019 -

  31. Advice for Bank Job

    Other Industries

    Hi guys, I go to a school that is ranked 45-40. I have had two real estate internships and I want to break into banking. I went from a 2.87 gpa for my first 2 years to 3.27 gpa that I round to a 3.3 on my resume. I am not qualified enough for an analyst p ...

    +3 6 comments26 Mar 2018 -

  32. I have a meeting with a MD on Tuesday. I know these guys are a major Britain based repe investing in most of the property types through debt and equity. They do acquisition, disposition, portfolio management, and Asset Management. And it seems most of the ...

    9 comments22 Aug 2012 -

  33. If you were building a model for a 250,000 sf apt building, where exactly would you include a deferred maintenance cost of 50m, and how would that be paid for (would it require a loan that is amortized over x years, etc)? I'm trying to value the prop ...

    8 comments27 Jan 2015 -

  34. What's up fellas. I frequent this thread a lot but I have yet to get a solid understanding of why people say it can be tough to "shake the real estate title" especially when coming from REPE or REIT Seems like real estate would be a cool fi ...

    8 comments17 Dec 2014 -

  35. Hello- just curious if anyone has any experience with doing CRE lending at an insurance company, and how would that compare to doing CRE lending (CMBS/ BS /etc.) at a bank in terms of comp (salary + bonus) and hours at the analyst/associate level? I am ho ...

    8 comments7 Dec 2014 -

  36. I'm very interested in careers in investment banking and real estate. I'll be giving out SBs for solid reviews. Thanks. Investment Banking Real Estate resume Resume Review Review semi-target sb ...

    8 comments8 Jan 2016 -

  37. Can someone explain to me how "hands on" REPE firms are in their investments? Typically, what happens after a firm deploys their capital for investments? Do they typically just invest and thats it or are they actively involved in the investment ...

    +2 9 comments10 Jun 2012 -

  38. Can anyone please expand on the exit opportunities for ER covering REITS? I have several questions: 1) Is ER competitive / desired experience in the RE industry? 2) Is transitioning to REIB, REPE, or corp equity research possible from RE research? 3) Does ...

    +1 8 comments7 Aug 2014 -

  39. Curious to know if anyone has a ground-up multifamily development model that they do not mind sharing. I am currently building one that will include the construction/lease-up schedule, and it would be great to have something to reference. Thanks! Real Est ...

    8 comments13 Jul 2014 -

  40. I need a job on the West Coast. I cant find anything. I am still stuck in the Midwest working a job I would rather not be. I need something preferably in real estate. help a brother out.... any ideas on companies hiring on the Left Coast??? Real Estate jo ...

    9 comments14 Jul 2011 -

  41. Deal Size Matter in Real Estate?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Is deal size crucial in terms of experience quality in underwriting properties? I am assuming it is much more preferable looking at larger, sexier properties rather than class B- C properties in tertiary markets, but does it make a huge difference in term ...

    +1 8 comments7 Jul 2014 -

  42. I am looking for a compensation breakout of a development manager? Does anyone have any idea? development manager Real Estate ...

    7 comments30 Jun 2016 -

  43. Hello Fellow Monkeys, as we get ready for the weekend and our MDs start streaming out the door I am in need of some advice. Background: I had an interview last week with a Real Estate PE firm in Mexico City. Interview was intense, Modeling, 2 Case Studies ...

    8 comments22 Apr 2016 -

  44. I am interested in breaking into real estate investment banking. I am a senior finance student at a non target with a 3.7 gpa. I had an internship with a commercial real estate brokerage during last summer. I wasn't able to secure an offer at a IB, b ...

    8 comments30 Apr 2014 -

  45. opps in REITs?

    Real Estate

    I'll be a senior next year at a top 5 target majoring in Econ with a gpa of 3.547 (sooo close to being able to round it up...) I'm currently interning at CITIC Securities in Beijing. For those who haven't heard of it, CITIC is the biggest I ...

    9 comments10 Jun 2012 -

  46. I am heading into a summer analyst role this summer at a major sell side RE shop. What can I do now to prepare and when I am in the office to ensure a full time return offer? analyst Real Estate return ...

    +1 5 comments24 Jan 2019 -

  47. Hey all, as some of you may have noticed, I am looking to get into the buy side of real estate. I am coming from a completely different industry but I have started taking steps to get onto the RE path: Joining ULI Starting REFM courses Reading "The R ...

    7 comments19 Apr 2016 -

  48. low gpa Real Estate brokerage investment sales Online Application ...

    7 comments8 Dec 2015 -

  49. Hey fellow monkeys, I have an interview lined up with Tishman for their analyst program (after Undergrad). What do you think are "must know" topics that they will test me on? Also how would you answer the dreaded "if i gave you 100Million $ ...

    +1 7 comments23 Nov 2015 -

  50. Lets say you are interviewing at a real estate fund that invests only in one product type in one specific geographical area. Personally, you do not see the appeal in long term growth potential for this product type in the area. I have an interview coming ...

    8 comments8 Sep 2012 -

  51. I currently work in commercial real estate lending as a financial analyst in a MM bank. I enjoy the work and knew going into it that it was just a starting place for me. I interned at a development company and ultimately want to be in development or acqui ...

    8 comments7 Aug 2012 -

  52. If a hedge fund decides to invest in luxury real estate, is the hedge fund manager allowed to use it as his primary residence/beach house until it is sold? It sort of creates a conflict of interest and the property could be rented out in between the time ...

    8 comments3 Aug 2012 -

  53. Hi, can someone please explain the differences between the RMD group at Goldman Sachs in Dallas and the REPIA in NYC. Which would offer a better experience for real estate investing and provide the best exit ops to real estate PE? Goldman Sachs RMD Real E ...

    7 comments2 Jul 2015 -

  54. Does anyone use Argus for asset management? I have always used AE for acquisition, but am trying to get full utility from the software. Would love to hear how your shop utilizes it. Argus Real Estate ...

    +1 5 comments25 Oct 2018 -

  55. Hi! Recently graduated T25 JD/ MBA still looking for a job. Committed to real estate- what do you all think of doing Big 4 real estate consulting? They have all sorts of positions available. Is this good experience that can lateral into something good in ...

    8 comments27 Jun 2012 -

  56. I saw this as a topic on the PE forum. I thought it might be valuable to start one here. What are some challenges, solutions, and best practices you guys have when transitioning to a new PE role. Would love to hear about approaches to deal sourcing, consi ...

    +1 6 comments23 Apr 2017 -

  57. Does anyone have a copy of the 2015 Preqin Global Real Estate Report? Willing to give multiple SBs! https://www.preqin.com/item/2015-preqin-global-rea... Real Estate ...

    +2 7 comments13 Mar 2015 -

  58. This might be a stupid question but.. Its pretty clear on these threads that "REIB" at HFF, Eastdil, etc is essentially brokerage of some form or another. Then there are groups at typical banks that are essentially lenders, which I believe would ...

    7 comments5 Mar 2015 -

  59. Mr. Fuld strikes again: Just seven years after his brokerage firm collapsed under a mountain of troubled mortgages, former Lehman Bros. Chairman and CEO Dick Fuld is back in the real estate business. Last year, Fuld's financial advisory firm, Matrix ...

    +1 6 comments28 May 2015 -

  60. Depreciation is obviously a big deal in any business, esp. real estate, and on real estate income statements I don't see depreciation, so where is it accounted for and how does it flow through to the equity? I.e. how to calculate the true yearly cash ...

    +1 5 comments2 Sep 2018 -

  61. Entrepreneur--> PE/HF

    Private Equity

    Hi Wallstreetoasis, ...

    8 comments27 Apr 2011 -

  62. I have a first round with Lazard Real Estate M&A coming up. I'd appreciate any advice on suggested material to know/prepare. How well versed should I be in real estate specific information. Thanks. Real Estate M&A Lazard Salary Yes Yes 306369 ...

    8 comments18 Jun 2012 -

  63. REPE questions....

    Private Equity

    1) Do you think that RE transactional experience at Big4 Accounting/Consulting Firm will open doors into REPE? (Deloitte, Duff and Phelps, E&Y) 2) Could you get into REPE directly out of a top 10-15 MBA program, without IB experience, but with general ...

    8 comments31 Oct 2010 -

  64. Can anyone provide details on these two groups at Goldman? I'm specifically interested in PE / HF placement, group size, group reputation, and group culture/lifestyle. Also, I know that these two groups aren't as reputable as TMT / FIG, but are ...

    8 comments7 Jun 2010 -

  65. barcap real estate IB?

    Investment Banking

    Anyone know anything about the real estate IB group at BarCap NY? Tried searching but to no avail. Trying to learn a bit about the types of deals they work on, size, culture, and how they compare with other BB real estate groups. Thanks! Investment Bankin ...

    8 comments7 Apr 2010 -

  66. Hi All, I narrowed down what I would like to pursue and the jobs that are currently available online that I would like your advise on applying for. I have been working in the financial services group within a big 4 accounting firm and specialized in compl ...

    +1 4 comments26 Aug 2019 -

  67. ER or keep interviewing

    Job Search Advice

    So, a little background. I've worked in IB / PE for a little over three years. Over two of them spent at large banks in IB and a little less than a year starting up a Real Estate Private Equity. I've been looking for a permanent position at the ...

    8 comments19 Nov 2009 -

  68. Hello! Thanks to the advice of WSO, I began networking and got myself an internship in the CRE department of a regional LifeCo company that invests in commercial mortgages. My question is how do I leverage this position or make the most of it? From my int ...

    +1 5 comments16 May 2018 -

  69. Anyone here did the undergraduate minor in real estate at Cornell? How competitive is it to get into the program, and how is it compared to one of the concentrations at the Hotel School? Cornell Real Estate RE minor Baker ...

    6 comments22 Jul 2016 -

  70. hello and I am new here, I am a finance student, and currently researching on a high growth company. It is a real estate company and it is quite young and not yet mature and stable so its growth is still high but so far I'm lost in forecasting their ...

    7 comments4 Dec 2012 -

  71. Hi I have a 2nd round interview with a global asset manager in their Real Estate Investment Banking group (think of hybrid between a bank's real estate coverage group and brokerage services). I was told that there will be a case study component where ...

    +1 5 comments2 Mar 2018 -

  72. Can anybody give me a review of the Situs Company? I am interested in them and wanted to know anything you guys may know about them. I've read a little on them and am getting mixed reviews. I appreciate any help/advice you can give. Investment Bankin ...

    7 comments18 Jun 2012 -

  73. http://www.amtrakthenational.com/serenity-now Read an interesting article in the Amtrak magazine recently while traveling for work. Essentially there has been a large increase recently in the development of "agrihoods": sustainable communities t ...

    +2 5 comments17 Jan 2018 -

  74. Hey guys, Needed some help in figuring out this interesting job description, which seems like a dual role in Investments and Credit...would like to hear what people get from the description: The Investment/Corporate Credit analyst will provide unbiased, w ...

    6 comments26 Oct 2015 -

  75. 3 Alternative Investments for the Wealthy

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Read this a few days ago and wanted to see WSO opinions. If you had half a billion or more would you invest in these or something else? "The ultra-rich, also known as ultra high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs), are people defined as having net worths ...

    6 comments15 Oct 2015 -

  76. I am currently looking to move out to California from the UK to work in commercial real estate, more specifically investment sales/capital markets at an analyst level. My plan is to make the move once I have secured a job or at the very least an internshi ...

    6 comments25 Jul 2015 -

  77. My "dream" job is working in commercial RE at JP Morgan. Unfortunately, they're not hiring for any full time positions and I am graduating undergrad this year. Can't apply now because nothing is open but it seems that everyone who work ...

    +1 5 comments18 Nov 2017 -

  78. . Investment Banking Real Estate PE Keystone Strategy OCC Strategy Consultants Strategy& Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Salary Yes Yes 349449 429955 230845 262510 452310 ...

    7 comments25 Feb 2011 -

  79. Let' say you're underwriting a multi-tenanted office building where leases have a base year stop. How do you determine the Fixed % of an expense? Also, I've seen some agrus runs with an expense that contains a Recoverable % that's betw ...

    6 comments15 Jan 2015 -

  80. It's been a while since I have posted here as I often frequented WSO during high school/college, but I'm back and ready to contribute to the real estate forum! To quickly note, I graduated college this past May. So I was hoping I could get some ...

    6 comments24 Oct 2014 -

  81. Bellwether Asset Management

    Asset Management

    I was wondering if anyone has heard of this off- balance sheet, real estate Asset Management firm, supposedly a newly formed branch of Oaktree Capital. No idea what the interview is supposed to be like (applying as an Intern), anyone heard of them, or can ...

    +1 6 comments1 Aug 2014 -

  82. I know many people here have experience doing their own investments, so I was hoping to get some info. How much leverage would you use for say, the buying and converting of a property into 3-6 units. I'm thinking student housing, or something around ...

    6 comments28 Jul 2014 -

  83. I am beginning to look into some RE investment companies in the Boston area and am curious to learn more about acquisitions analyst salaries as well as the required background/experience required to land an acquisitions analyst job. From what I have been ...

    6 comments23 Jul 2014 -

  84. Hello everyone, Wanted to get some color on market comps. Have ~2 years of capital markets experience at a bank then made a move to a real estate multifamily developer in NYC. Hitting the 1 year mark, trying to get a better sense of market compensation. L ...

    6 comments4 Feb 2014 -

  85. I am getting to the point in my life where I am wanting to ditch the States for a few years and move to Europe or Asia, however I dont want to take a step back in my current career in real estate. Has anyone had any success moving to Europe or Asia and be ...

    +1 5 comments4 Sep 2016 -

  86. A retailer invited me back for a 2nd round. Position is acquisitions and development analyst. They're gearing up for a large expansion on the East Coast. Mostly buying land though.. kind of like Walgreens, Burger King, etc., then you're involved ...

    6 comments25 Jan 2014 -

  87. Hi all, This is very personal post which I have to think about and make decision within 24 hours (asap). I am a recent graduate and started full-time in finance division at one of bulge brackets (GS / JPM /MS). It's a rotational program for two years ...

    6 comments22 Jul 2013 -

  88. Professional Orgs

    Real Estate

    What professional organizations do you recommend joining? I am currently a student member of ULI. I have heard NAIOP is good also. Any thoughts? Thanks. Real Estate ...

    6 comments10 May 2013 -

  89. A colleague of mine attended a course at HBS and showed me some lecture notes that were based on course material by Rena Mourouzi-Sivitanidou. The notes looked quite interesting but I only had time to give them a cursory glance. My google-fu is weak and I ...

    +2 6 comments7 Mar 2013 -

  90. Mesa West

    Real Estate

    Anyone have insight on Mesa West? How are they viewed in the marketplace compared to competitors such as STWD or Prime? Bonus points for culture, hours, or comp at the analyst level. Thanks. Real Estate debt ...

    6 comments8 Jan 2013 -

  91. Hi all, I have a first round interview coming up with KKR's Real Estate Credit team and I was hoping someone here could shed some light on what to expect/how I should prepare. Any help is appreciated! Thanks, Tim KKR Real Estate ...

    +1 4 comments29 Nov 2018 -

  92. Posted this over in the consulting forum and didnt get any takers... Who are some of the big names (firms) in real estate consulting? Obviously i know: cushman, cbre, JLL, who are some of the other big players? Any of the top management consultants have s ...

    6 comments18 Sep 2012 -

  93. Please d-stroy my resume

    Investment Banking

    I am working on submitting my resume for IB and Commercial Real Estate full-time positions. Please let me know what I should work on.... I am trying to decide on splitting my resume into work experience and extracurriculars so I have attached two versions ...

    +1 5 comments9 Oct 2016 -

  94. I've spent the last six years as a commodity options trader at a bulge bracket firm. I'm now interested in transitioning to private equity real estate. I've crafted a story to sell my background (which includes taking real estate as one of ...

    5 comments25 Feb 2018 -

  95. Real Estate BBs

    Real Estate

    Does anybody have a list of smaller BBs that specialize in real estate? Or just throw some out on here. Thanks, appreciate it. Real Estate BB List No Yes 351990 306369 381210 310670 780 ...

    6 comments18 Jun 2012 -

  96. Holy Crap My Internship Sucks

    Investment Banking

    Hello, ...

    6 comments21 Jun 2011 -

  97. disclaimer: i like real estate generally, so this is only a what if? question but what if? i decide i want to get into more general distressed investing. can the high degree of distressed experience (albeit real estate focused) help me transition to a mor ...

    +2 6 comments1 Apr 2011 -

  98. I'm going to Cornell Johnson this fall and right now I'm leaning towards IB but I've always had an interest in real estate and I'm curious as to what the job opportunities are in RE. Also I can take a fair amount of classes from the ho ...

    5 comments13 Apr 2016 -

  99. Hey, I am looking at buying my first multi-family duplex. I did my analysis on the property over an 8 year hold. Property is foreclosed and asking price is $85,000. Bought in March 2009 for $130,000. Rent is under market valued currently at $1700 for both ...

    6 comments11 Aug 2010 -

  100. Hi all, I applied for an internship in Real Estate Advisory but I don't exactly know whether it's a coverage / m&a team or real estate finance (structured finance team) or even something else. I'm looking for a corporate finance / IBD ( ...

    6 comments17 Jul 2010 -

  101. What do you know about Urdang? Analyst pay? Real Estate No Yes 306369 301571 320602 304867 356565 ...

    6 comments29 Oct 2009 -

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