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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Sept 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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Three Keys to LinkedIn Success in CRE

For commercial real estate professionals in 2020, one social media platform is more important than all of the rest. That platform is LinkedIn, and it now serves as a long-form real estate resume, a virtual business card, and for many their online…
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How to Quickly Evaluate Real Estate Opportunities (Without Opening Excel)

We regularly respond to questions from A.CRE and Accelerator members as it relates to analyzing and evaluating real estate investment opportunities. Recently, in an Accelerator forum post a young professional marveled at how certain individuals…
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Today’s Job Market & How To Stand Out In An Interview

The real estate job market has changed dramatically over the past 3-4 months, with the market shifting from one that favored job seekers to one that now favors employers. In light of that shift, we're excited to welcome onto the A.CRE Audio…
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Making the Masters in Real Estate Decision

This topic has come up on Adventures in CRE various times over the years. I first blogged about my decision to pursue a Masters in Real Estate over an MBA five years ago. And last year Michael, discussed his thought process around getting dual…
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The “Secret” to Learning Real Estate Financial Modeling

Just like any skill in life, there are tips and tricks to learning that skill. Some suggestions are more helpful than others, although all contribute in some way. In this episode, we share one of the more valuable tips - what our marketing team…
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Career Pivots, Finding Opportunity, and Your Next Move with Nick Bouquet – AiA

At some point in their career, most real estate professionals choose to pivot. No matter whether that means making wholesale career change (e.g. transitioning into real estate from another industry), or simply moving from one property type to…
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Ask a Pro: How to Hire Your Next CRE Attorney

If you are investing in real estate, it's only a question of when and not if you will need a lawyer. However, many clients do not always have significant experience in the past. As a commercial real estate attorney, I'm going to walk through…
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From Civil Engineer to CRE Student with Josh Lau – AiA

Commercial real estate professionals come from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Some start with the family business as a kid. Others study real estate in college and begin their career in the industry. But a large share of commercial real…
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From College to a Job Amidst the COVID-19 Recession

Many A.CRE readers are young professionals and college students trying to navigate the job market in a recession. Finding a job in commercial real estate amidst the craziness of the COVID-19 pandemic can be challenging, especially for those…
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The Next Level Broker with Craig Cadwallader – AiA

A lot of incredible real estate professionals have gone through the A.CRE Accelerator and we think sharing their stories will add value to your career. In this episode of the A.CRE Accelerators in Action series, Sam talks with Craig Cadwallader…
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Multifamily Metrics and Strategies in a Post-COVID World

Commercial real estate is the business of building, leasing, managing and selling space. And the demand for and how that space is used is largely a function of human psychology and behavior. With the human-psyche turned on its head due to COVID-19,…
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Networking and Skill Diversity in CRE with Terry Kipp – AiA

A lot of incredible real estate professionals have gone through the A.CRE Accelerator and we think sharing their stories will add value to your career. In this episode of the A.CRE Accelerators in Action series, Sam talks with Terry Kipp, a…
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Recession? Lessons Learned from 2008 – Special Episode 2

In this special episode, Michael, Spencer, and Sam discuss there experience going through the Great Recession of 2008. As part of that discussion, they share insights and lessons learned from that time. They then offer advice, especially to…
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The Work from Home Opportunity in CRE – Special Episode 1

In this special episode, Michael and Spencer discuss the changing work environmental in commercial real estate. More specifically, with the entire CRE workforce currently performing their duties remotely on account of the COVID-19 pandemic,…
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Intro to Season Two and What’s New at A.CRE – S2E1

 About this Episode - Intro to Season Two and What's New at A.CRE Welcome to Season Two of the A.CRE Audio Series! On this episode, I am joined by the creators of the Adventures in CRE website, Spencer Burton and Michael Belasco.…