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  2. Real Estate Q&A

    Mod note: Click here to see all of our q&a's and interviews So the deal I have been working on won't close by the end of the year. This means I'm going to have a few slow weeks heading into the holidays and will need something to do. I& ...

    105 comments - 13 silver bananas - Aug 7 2013 - 5:14am -

  3. NYU Masters Real Estate vs. Non-Ivy MBA

    I'm currently considering attending NYU's MS in Real Estate program part-time but have noticed certain job descriptions for positions within certain CRE investmente firms prefer or sometimes require either an MBA or CFA (outside of some REPE, i ...

    70 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 4 2015 - 5:53pm -

  4. REITs- Typical deal structure

    Folks in REITs, can you please answer if REITs have some sort of fees and promote structure set up like the PE folks? How do REITs typically structure their deals and allow themselves to get from deal-level teens IRR to the monstrosity returns REPE folks ...

    18 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 9 2018 - 1:12pm -

  5. Real Estate PE vs. REIT

    hey, my buddy works for a private REIT company in NYC. He was saying how his company has different "funds" and investors pool their money into certain funds, then go out an purchase RE. Doesnt this sound more like RE PE?? Could someone different ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:43pm -

  6. MBA seeking advice for MSRE or MSRED

    Hi All, I am currently three years out of my MBA, concentration in Finance and International Management from a Top 40 school. However after much self introspection, I have decided I want to transition into Real Estate. Past work experience includes 8+ yea ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2016 - 12:34pm -

  7. Why are REITs not considered appealing?

    Can anyone shed some light as to why REIT jobs don't seem to be as appealing as REPE/Investment funds jobs. Essentially they do roughly the same job functions, with an Asset Management arm, acquisitions, etc. Is it mainly due to compensation, or othe ...

    29 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 10 2015 - 1:23am -

  8. 2019 RE Internship/SA Thread

    Hi guys, I know this has been generally discussed and that most major RE companies don't stick to a set recruitment cycle as an industry like IB does. My interests in RE lie mostly in debt/equity capital markets and currently looking at shops like HF ...

    13 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 30 2018 - 10:06am -

  9. AEW Capital Management: more info, insights?

    Does anyone have information on these guys? They're a Real Estate focused Investment Management firm based out of Boston. According to their website they have $22B under management and do both public and private market investing. http://www.aew.com/o ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 12:43pm -

  10. Real Estate Investment Interview Thank You

    Just finished up a final four interview with a RE investment and development firm. I'm looking to make a lasting impression with the follow-up email. What are the things that I absolutely should or should not include, it is a smaller shop so the role ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 31 2017 - 5:18am -

  11. Good Periodicals to Read

    If I'm interested in working at a REIT, REIB, or REPE, what are some periodicals should I be reading to keep up with the news related to the industry? Real Estate repe reit REIB periodicals ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2014 - 6:45pm -

  12. $1 trillion opportunity, or a failed housing scheme?

    The US government is auctioning off 100s of thousands of foreclosed homes and some see this as the tip of a $1 trillion iceberg of foreclosed asset sales... several PE firms & hedge funds are getting ready The buyers might also get help from the gover ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2012 - 7:39pm -

  13. Single Tenant Net Lease Invetment Returns

    For those that work for REITS or companies that focus on purchasing single tenant net lease office/industrial...What are the typical returns that you solve for on a levered/unlevered IRR and Cash on Cash basis? I understand the basic draws to these type o ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2014 - 11:44am -

  14. Can anyone speak to real-estate (asset-level) IBD experience?

    I've read most of the threads on WSO on this but couldn't find very comprehensive information, from what I understand, real-estate IBD is a controversial title and can refer to two separate types of banking 1) advisory for REITs, developers and ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2016 - 7:04am -

  15. NYU Schack MSRE Vs Cornell Baker Masters in RE

    I am RE professional, I currently manage self owned portfolio of residential and commercial real estate. I am looking into full time programs in Real Estate focussed on investing/ Asset Management to help me attain my goal to have my own REIT in future. A ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2015 - 11:40pm -

  16. Prepping for a REIT Analyst ER Interview?

    Next week I have a 90-minute set of phone interviews for an equity research position as a REIT analyst. I would be coming into a junior position as an experienced hire. I've done consulting in the real estate industry for about three years now. How c ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:12pm -

  17. Arbor Realty Trust

    Has anyone done a transaction with this firm? What is the perception in the marketplace of them? reit ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2012 - 10:28am -

  18. Real Estate Credit Analyst==> Valuation?

    Monkeys,-Long time lurker, first time poster. Some background on me...-Non-target state school 3.55 qpa, Finance major (3.8 gpa), Econ minor (December 2012 grad)-Taking CFA L1 in June I recently accepted an offer at a commercial bank as an RE credit analy ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2012 - 3:47pm -

  19. HELP! NEED GUIDANCE ON NEXT POSSIBLE CAREER MOVE.

    Hello fellow WSO users. I am seeking advice on some next steps to my career path, and any insight would be helpful. My background: graduated in 08 from a well known undergrad program with a degree in finance. Accepted an offer for a PE FoF but was laid of ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2010 - 11:21am -

  20. Real Estate Acquisitions/Asset Management Interview

    Fellow Monkeys, As a junior, I will be interviewing with two REITS for either Acquisitions or Asset Management. I believe that I am most interested in Real Estate Investment Banking out of college. I did equity research this past summer, and I believe tha ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2015 - 7:58am -

  21. Odds of getting into a PE RE firm/REIT firm after college

    Hey guys, I am really enjoying reading the real estate forum for all of the insights and comparisons of career fields within it. I am still in undergrad at a midwest regional school (ACT avg about 30) and am doing very well so far with classes and meeting ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2013 - 6:14pm -

  22. How do you get a job at an elite development/REPE company or REIT without the standard prerequisites?

    Alright thanks for bringing me down to earth guys. That did sound incredibly douchy and I deserved those comments below. Good thing I posted on here first. Not gonna do any of that. I'll just network and be chill about it. repe development reit ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 25 2017 - 10:57pm -

  23. Leasing, Capital Markets, and REITs: The Other White Meat

    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 ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 19 2012 - 10:46pm -

  24. Shaking the Real estate handle- Why is Real Estate something that needs to be Shaken off?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2014 - 1:54pm -

  25. REIT book recommendations

    This summer I will be working as an analyst with an equity REIT. I have not been exposed to real estate investing and look to learn more before beginning- what are some good books / courses to get me started? reit ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2016 - 11:20am -

  26. opps in REITs?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 8:46pm -

  27. URGENT: Please Help if possible

    Hi guys, I need some help. If anyone has time would it be possible to download the Bloomberg Asia REIT Index data in excel from 2005 through to today or March 2011. The Bloomberg terminal at my school is down and I need to submit my project this weekend. ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2011 - 1:10pm -

  28. Life Co Internship Ex Ops?

    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 ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 16 2018 - 2:20pm -

  29. Energy Trading to REIT? A sign of a RE rebound or just an outlier

    So last week one of my peers in the energy industry told me he leaving his firm to go work for a REIT and it got me thinking, is this another sign of rebound in the RE industry? To give u some background, I trade NG and so did my friend. Now, granted ther ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 8:53pm -

  30. Anyone know much about Situs Company?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 8:43pm -

  31. GE Capital Real Estate- Is this relevant for FT banking

    Hey guys this was posted on my OCR. I am still in the hunt as I have some interviews with boutiques coming up but was wondering if this would be a good alternative. How is GE Capital- Real Estate for a long term career? What are the exit opportunities? An ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2012 - 7:48pm -

  32. REIT Banking

    Hello I bank on the technology side of things but would really like to do a RE deal. The MD is happy to have me but says I will have to hit the ground running. He did not give much in terms of what I should know or what I can read. He estimates I can help ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 8:45pm -

  33. Interviews at SL Green and LNR, and REIT Analyst Questions in General

    Hey all, I have a second round for LNR for their rotational analyst program. Anyone have any suggestions of how to prepare? I've never interviewed for a REIT before before the first round phone interview, which was all behavioral. Also, I have an int ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:30pm -

  34. Career in real estate securities vs project-level investing

    Was curious if experience as an analyst at a firm that invests in REITs is beneficial if my main goal is to work on project-level investing for an investment firm. Or I thought that was my main goal, but a position investing in REITs opened up my mind to ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2013 - 3:00pm -

  35. First single-family rental REIT IPO filing (Silver Bay Realty)

    The CEO is the former Chief Inv Officer of TARP: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1557255/000... Someone had recently started a thread asking, "Could I get nonrecourse financing for a portfolio of houses?" so I thought this was relevant. I ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2012 - 9:17am -

  36. Public REIT Conversion

    Anyone have any resource suggestions or tips on building a model for consolidating a bunch of privately owned assets into a public REIT conversion? Would appreciate any feedback, thanks. reit ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2012 - 2:42pm -

  37. Career outlook post-T15 MBA (RE+PE Concentrations)

    The topic of transitioning over to an opportunity fund has been discussed in various forms throughout WSO but my question is more less in regards to the "ideal" MBA summer associate role and post-MBA path that would set one up best for a long ca ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2015 - 6:43pm -

  38. STORE Capital-REIT

    Does anyone have any insight on STORE Capital, a REIT in Arizona. They launched their IPO this past November, and they seem like a real estate company on the rise. They focus on single tenant retail and lease-back transactions. Would this be a good opport ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2015 - 5:38pm -

  39. REITs- Second year analyst

    Hi Everyone, ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 4:55pm -

  40. REIT- AM Modeling Test

    Happy Friday people. I have a modeling test tomorrow for a REIT, specifically in their asset management group. I haven't gotten much background from the recruiter about the test, but I am pretty sure it's the final part of the interview process ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 16 2019 - 9:36am -

  41. Couple questions about REITs- please help!

    Dear all, can you please help me with several questions regarding REITs. 1. In what assets can REIT invest? Specifically, can it invest in stock of a company owning property (i.e. project company)? Can it invest in holding company owning project company o ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2013 - 11:39am -

  42. Ashford Hospitality Trust (REIT)

    Can anyone give me information about working here as an analyst? Just wondering if I can find any information about the firm. Ashford Hospitality Trust (REIT) www.ahtreit.com reit ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 8:46pm -

  43. Summer Analyst or Internship Positions in a REIT or REPE Shop

    Hi Guys, I'm a junior studying finance with 2 previous internships in RE. I'm currently looking for and preparing for a summer internship in a REPE shop or REIT. I wanted to know what firms, besides big bulge banks, have positions for summer ana ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2016 - 10:57pm -

  44. REPE Corp-Focus vs. Asset-Focus?

    For those of you in the industry-- which players focus more on buying companies versus those that focus on assets? REPE is obviously different from traditional PE in that some of these funds directly own assets instead of companies that own assets. I gues ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2014 - 1:09am -

  45. FFO not listed

    Putting together a comp table for smaller REITS as an intern with little to none guidance. Some of my comps don't list FFO. Is it possible to calcualte this number and how? Ive noticed that when i take Net Income + Dep and amort- gain/loss sale of as ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2013 - 1:57pm -

  46. Associate M&A transitioning to Real Estate PE or REIT

    I've got 5 years of mostly TMT M&A investment banking experience, but I'm looking to transition into real estate private equity or the acquisitions team of a REIT. Any feedback is appreciated. Link to resume: http://www.mediafire.com/view/?x ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2013 - 11:22am -

  47. Behringer Harvard (REIT)- trying to find out more

    I don't know much about Behringer Harvard (REIT). Im trying to find out what it is like to work there... Does anyone know much about them? www.behringerharvard.com Thanks in advance. reit ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 8:44pm -

  48. REIT info

    I see some large multi fam REITs with guidance saying they expect around 100-200mm in acquisitions, roughly that or x1.5 in dispositions....... what are your thoughts on this as a barometer on institutional holding periods this year. People are in HOLD mo ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 4 2018 - 1:02pm -

  49. REIT list

    Do any of you monkeys have a list of REITs by coverage industry? I am trying to find REITs to contact regarding a project I am working on. SBs will be rained down from the heavens like Zues rains down lighting. reit ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2016 - 2:56pm -

  50. ARCP Misstatements

    http://m.wsj.com/articles/american-realty-says-it-... Thoughts? reit ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2014 - 3:06pm -

  51. New Orleans Real Estate Investment Firms

    Just wondering if there are any firms worth taking a look at in NOLA. reit new orleans ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2014 - 3:37pm -

  52. Books and resources about international (non-US) REITs

    You can find pretty much everything about US reits: books, analyses, online data etc. International REITs are mostly relatively young and there's much less material. I'd like to read a book about REITs which also covers the peculiarities of glob ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 13 2019 - 1:38pm -

  53. Public Non-Traded REIT Balance Sheet/Cash Flow Questions

    Please help, thanks in advance. Can someone please give me a rundown on the following:- how the equity section on non-traded public REIT's balance sheets works- clarification on some of the line items on the proceeds from financing section on the cas ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2013 - 10:05pm -

  54. REIT associate pre MBA

    I have the opportunity to join a well respected REIT as a pre MBA associate under the CFO. The issue I am struggling with is that the CFO is known to be pretty intense and create alot of work. Is it worth it to take a pay cut to go work for the REIT or sh ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2012 - 1:36am -

  55. Question about REITs

    Could you recommend an example of a spreadhsheet comparing three REITs that are either all in same sector or all in different sectors or vary by market cap or ratings. reit ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2017 - 3:11pm -

  56. Peer interview at REIT?

    I've been interviewing for an analyst position at a large REIT for about a month now. There have been 4 different interview rounds and I've just been told that I've made it to the final round, which is a peer interview with the other analys ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2016 - 10:52am -

  57. Freshman College Summer Internship with Management Firm? Yes or No?

    Hello Everyone, I recently met a classmate that is older and is the floor manager at a Management Firm. They manage a bunch of different companies for some "rich old guy," (this is what my classmate told me.) I told him I was looking for a summe ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2013 - 8:42pm -

  58. How to evaluate a real estate investment company?

    A real estate investment management company that invests in commercial real estate. They have a reasonably detailed website in which they explain their philosophy/approach etc. What questions will you ask in order to evaluate the company as a potential em ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2011 - 4:15am -

  59. Should I accept my internship at FINRA even if it's not what I want to do?

    Hey all, I recently received an offer from FINRA for market regulation (20/hr + relocation costs for the summer). I am late to the game and am glad to have an offer, but given that it doesn't fit my ideal career path I am curious to accept it. I' ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 7 2019 - 1:34am -

  60. Four Corners Property Trust Hardest Interview Questions + Sample Answers

    Database of interview questions from Four Corners Property Trust, as well as compensation figures...

    1 Interview Questions - Feb 26 2019 - 10:31pm

  61. Net Lease REIT Exit Ops

    I work for a Net Lease REIT in acquisitions. This is my first job out of college, decent pay, awesome work culture/bosses. However, thinking about exit ops gets me a little worried. I feel like I will have good experience, especially starting my career on ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Jun 4 2018 - 2:38am -

  62. Incoming REIT Analyst | Preparation & Staying Up To Date

    I'm an incoming analyst at a REIT coming from a broader corporate finance role (think FP&A or valuation). In preparing for the start of this new role, I've been keeping abreast of general news involving larger REITs (and the one I am going t ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2018 - 4:44pm -

  63. Started at a REIT- What are my opportunities outside of Real Estate

    I couldn't find a great thread on my question so any insight would be greatly appreciated. I am in the asset management and underwriting department of a REIT. I am starting to wonder what opportunities could be available to me outside of the real est ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 5:07pm -

  64. What Is A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?

    A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a security that trades like any asset on an exchange, similar to an ETF. A REIT pools the funds of investors and then invests it into real estate via mortgages or properties. There are 3 main kinds of REIT: Mortgag ...

    - silver bananas - Aug 27 2012 - 9:02pm -

  65. Upcoming TD Bank Credit Analyst Commercial Real Estate Interview

    Hey I have an upcoming interview in TD's Boston Office for a Credit Analyst dealing with commercial real estate and REIT portfolio. Anyone have any interview experience with TD or this field with another bank that can give some pointers? Interview qu ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2016 - 10:08am -

  66. Financing Property Acquisition- What is the Best Method?

    I've been studying the state highway plans. A new stretch of an interstate is targeted for an older (can even be considered distressed) neighborhood of 150 or so homes. Once the interstate goes in, its location makes it ideal to redevelopment into a ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2016 - 2:17pm -

  67. RESUME RIP! non-target with light PE experience & REIT experience-mediocre GPA. Looking for analyst intern position.

    Starting to apply for analyst positions as a junior in college- please critique. Obviously looking to stand out from other candidates, need specific advice on wording descriptions. resume cv Elon nontarget small school PE reit analyst ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2016 - 12:06pm -

  68. M&I Reit modelling course

    Hello monkeys, Was wondering if anyone had the M&I REIT modelling course to spare or wanted to share costs to buy a new version? I am able to offer the FIG course in return. Cheers, RH reit ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2016 - 2:53pm -

  69. Which school should I transfer to or stay at for best chance at breaking into a real estate investment firm

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2016 - 1:24am -

  70. Insight into Asian REIT Industry & Market?

    Any experiences in this area? (Particularly S. Korea) Market Trends, Job opps, exit opps, etc Thank you. reit ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2015 - 12:41pm -

  71. **Advice needed** REIT Financial Analyst in NYC- Careet path, salary, etc

    Anybody know anything about REIT Financial analyst? I am trying to break into banking but not so sure whether this position will help me doing that. This company is publicly traded and looks solid. Please provide me with any idea, insight, suggestion. Tha ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2015 - 10:57am -

  72. Good Current Event Article on REITs

    A client of ours made the Journal this week. Good read about the inner workings of a REIT. [quote]Commercial Property Pros Lock Horns over CommonWealth REIT Last summer, when Jeff Blau, chief executive of Related Cos., was approached by a young vice presi ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2013 - 5:33pm -

  73. REIT Salaries- somewhat urgent

    Does anyone know what to expect in salary + commission (%) for a leasing rep at some of the top retail REITs? Need to try and get a baseline on this as soon as possible. if you don't know, maybe you can refer me to a contact who does? thanks for the ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2012 - 4:30pm -