Careers in Commercial Real Estate

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Real Estate Salary and Benefits 2016 (United States)

Last year, we published a careers in real estate series where we discussed the various job sectors, business fields, and job functions that exist in the real estate industry. Additionally, we broke down compensation in real estate (salary +…

Michael to SF - Spencer to Dallas

I thought I'd write a quick post and update our readers on some exciting news around here. As many of you may (or may not) know, Michael and I met while working on our graduate real estate studies at Cornell University. We started adventuresincre.com…
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How to Prepare for the Real Estate Technical Interview

So you've made it past the HR screening interview. You have the education and experience the company is looking for, but now they want to be sure you possess the real estate financial modeling skills necessary to do the job. They've asked…
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Getting to Know Our Readers - Ben Stevens and The Skyline Forum

Maintaining a vibrant, ever-changing blog is not an easy endeavor, and I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not always fun. But what makes blogging worthwhile for Mike and I is the opportunity the blog creates to interact, either through…
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Adventures In CRE's Events Calendar

We have begun to compile a calendar of events for some of the more well known trade organizations in the industry in order to give our readers a one stop place to find out about events that are happening throughout the US and internationally.…
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The Fundamentals of Real Estate Financial Modeling in Excel

Several people have asked me recently how I learned to be proficient in real estate financial modeling. The questions stemmed from an interest to learn, and a desire to work in real estate finance or investment. I struggled to provide straightforward…
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Careers in Real Estate

The real estate industry is enormous. In the United States alone, 9 million jobs are tied to real estate, 13% of GDP comes from the industry, and the aggregate value of U.S. commercial real estate is over $5 trillion. Yet, in spite of the its impact…
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Careers in Real Estate - Part I: Job Sectors

The job sector is the broader area of commercial real estate within which a real estate position operates. Skills acquired in one sector are often transferable to another. For instance, skills learned in an asset management role in the industrial…
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Careers in Real Estate - Part II: Business Fields

The business field describes the primary focus of  real estate companies/organizations. It is more difficult to move from one field to another than it is to move from one sector to another, and therefore a prospective real estate professional…