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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Dec 2020)

Since starting A.CRE, Michael and I have fielded email after email requesting a more structured real estate financial modeling training program on the site. Over the years, we've covered hundreds of real estate modeling topics in our blog,…
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Build Your Future: Considerations for an MBA Real Estate Program

Real estate is one of the largest, most complex, and influential facets of any economy. Whether you're considering a career in real estate banking, investing, development, or management, you'll need an understanding of the unique economics at…

What CRE Professionals Do

A series of posts on what commercial real estate professionals do. These posts cover a variety of job functions including acquisitions, development, asset management, consulting, investment banking, advisory, academia, and much more.
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All-in-One (Ai1) Walkthrough #6 – Underwriting a Hypothetical Multifamily Acquisition

This walkthrough, our sixth in the series, takes you through the entire process of underwriting an apartment acquisition opportunity using the All-in-One Model's new multifamily module. I've created hypothetical assumptions for this exercise…
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Book Review: The Liar’s Ball

Why I liked “The Liar’s Ball” Although the book was slightly gossipy in places, I found it did a great job of detailing the fascinating history of the GM (General Motors) Building, really giving the reader a behind the scenes look into…
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The A.CRE Method for Doing Cap Rate Math in Your Head

In this post, I'd like to share a method, that with a little practice, will enable you to quickly do cap rate math in your head; whether it’s quickly figuring out what the sale or purchase price would be of a property based on the NOI and…
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Introducing the Adventures in CRE Job Board

Michael and I are excited to announce the release of the Adventures in CRE Job Board. This effort is the culmination of almost of a year’s worth of deliberation, planning, design, and networking effort. And while this is only the beginning…
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How to Post and Edit a Resume

Posting or editing your commercial real estate resume on the Adventures in CRE Job Board is quick and easy. To learn how, watch the video or read the instructions below. If you have any questions, check out our FAQs page or send us an email. Post…
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All About Careers in Real Estate Acquisitions

Real Estate Acquisitions professionals are generally responsible for helping source, analyze, perform due diligence on, and negotiate the purchase of new equity investments for their real estate investment firms. It's important to note that…
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All About Careers in Real Estate Development

Real estate development professionals, either working for themselves or their employer, create new places for people to live, work, shop, and play. This person typically is involved with the transaction from land sourcing through lease-up and…
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All About Careers in Real Estate Finance and Debt

Careers in real estate finance and debt encompass a wide range of roles and responsibilities, but generally professionals working in this area are responsible for originating, managing, sourcing, and/or assessing debt investments. Roles might…
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All About Real Estate Careers in Government and Non-Profit

A host of real estate related jobs are available at government and non-profit organizations. Examples of roles in this area might include business development professionals working with local developers and real estate investors to coordinate…
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All About Careers in Corporate Real Estate

The aggregate value of all commercial real estate holdings in the United States is in excess of $5 trillion, and a good percentage of that is wholly-owned by large companies/corporations. These companies are not in the business of investing…
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All About Careers in Real Estate Management

Once a real estate asset is acquired by an acquisitions professional or developed by a development professional, it falls to a team of real estate management professionals to operate the property successfully. This team is made up of property…
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All About Careers in Real Estate Consulting

Jobs in real estate consulting include work in a variety of areas such as appraisal and valuation, entitlement services, portfolio strategy, enterprise M&S, workplace strategy, location footprint strategy, site acquisition and analysis,…