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University of Pennsylvania – Undergraduate Real Estate Profile

I chose the University of Pennsylvania for a whole host of reasons. Firstly, their four school offerings give me a chance to study and meet people from different academic and professional disciplines and provides a refreshing experience in the intellectual diversity of the student body. Furthermore, their specific undergraduate business program in Wharton provides an […]

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A.CRE Jobs of the Week (Updated 9.21.2020)

We regularly post commercial real estate job openings to our A.CRE Job site section of Adventures in CRE. These jobs are largely openings at top commercial real estate companies, although some hiring professionals at smaller CRE firms also post to the board. If your firm has a job you’d like to share with readers of […]

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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 professional persona. So given its importance, we thought we’d spend a few minutes […]

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Kenan-Flagler Business School – University of North Carolina – MBA Real Estate Profile

The UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA program, and the real estate concentration specifically, has been a game-changer for me as a career switcher looking to enter the commercial real estate industry. I secured both an internship and a full-time position with two top-tier real estate firms in my target market thanks to the real estate program’s transformative […]

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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 in his office could look at a deal and within a matter of minutes make an assessment as to whether […]

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Case Study #2 – Renovo Tower Office Acquisition (Case + Solution)

This is the second in a series of commercial real estate case studies shared by A.CRE. These case studies are meant to help you practice to master real estate financial modeling. Renovo Tower puts you in the role of an acquisitions professional needing to assess the viability of a value-add office acquisition opportunity. Practice makes perfect! […]

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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 has dubbed the “secret” – to learning real estate financial modeling. […]