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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated May 2024)

Prior to launching the Accelerator program, Michael and I 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…
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Single Tenant NNN Lease Valuation Model (Updated May 2024)

I originally built this single tenant net lease (NNN) valuation Excel model back in 2016. Based on some feedback from a few of our readers, I've since made quite a few updates (see v2.0 updates video below). This model is an attempt to re-think…
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Ground Lease Valuation Model (Updated May 2024)

The topic of ground leases has come up several times in the past few weeks. Numerous A.CRE readers have emailed to ask for a purpose-built Ground Lease Valuation Model. And I'm in the process of creating an Advanced Concepts Module for our real…
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A.CRE Build-to-Rent (BTR) Development Model

Build-to-rent (BTR) has become more and more common in CRE and now accounts for a meaningful share of development. In the past, we've recommended A.CRE readers use our Apartment Development Model for BTR analysis. However, as we've received…
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A.CRE Apartment Development Model (Updated Apr 2024)

For several years now, our library of real estate models has been lacking a robust ground-up apartment development model. Sure, our All-in-One (Ai1) model has the capability to model multifamily development deals, but it's more a generalist…
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Industrial Real Estate Development Model (Updated Apr 2024)

Allow me to share my Industrial Development Model in Excel. Over the past few years, I've been working to add more specialty real estate models to our library. While our All-in-One model certainly has its place, oftentimes really digging into…
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Retail Real Estate Development Model (Updated Apr 2024)

I'm excited to share my Retail Development Model in Excel. This pro forma analysis tool comes as I've continued to build and share specialty real estate models, tailor-made for specific investment scenarios and property types. This model…
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Office Real Estate Development Model (Updated Apr 2024)

I'm excited to share my Office Development Model in Excel. This pro forma analysis tool comes as I've continued to build and share specialty real estate models, tailor-made for specific investment scenarios and property types. This model…
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All-in-One (Ai1) Model for Underwriting Development and Acquisitions (Updated Mar 2024)

As many of you recall, in 2015 I set out to build an Excel alternative to the widely-used (and now discontinued) ARGUS DCF. With career moves and a lot of other A.CRE-related side projects, this undertaking has been slow going. Alas, in 2016…
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Commercial Mortgage Loan Analysis Model (Updated Mar 2024)

Over the years, I've received various requests to augment our library of real estate Excel models to include a model for underwriting and analyzing commercial mortgage loans. Specifically, people have asked for a tool to calculate the loan amount…
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A.CRE Self Storage Development Model (Updated Feb 2024)

We've received numerous requests over the years for a Self Storage Development Model in Excel. With strong investment and development activity in this niche property type, I recognize a self storage model on A.CRE is long overdue. But with so…
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Real Estate Development Tracker (Updated Feb 2024)

One of the many challenges of both analyzing real estate development deals and managing development projects is understanding and tracking the numerous differing but intertwining work streams. The more a development team takes the time…
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Residential Land Development Pro Forma (Updated Feb 2024)

As many of you know, I started my career in residential land development first as a broker and later as a principal. During that time I built my fair share of residential land development Excel pro formas, modeling returns and forecasting cash…
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Hotel Development Model (Updated February 2024)

Excited to share the new A.CRE Hotel Development Model with everyone. As evidenced by the numerous requests we have gotten for this over the years, this model is long overdue so I'm quite happy to get it out there finally. At the core, the…
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RV Park Development Model (Initial Release)

Created to underwrite one of my projects, RV@Olympic, the RV Park Development Model is something I built and have been working with frequently over the past year. What’s especially unique about this model is that the template you are getting…
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Single Family Home Construction Pro Forma for Home Builders (Updated Jan 2024)

I'm often asked to share models centered around residential development and home building. This is an area of real estate I'm completely comfortable in, since I spent the first 10 years of my career in new residential development. Not surprisingly,…