Tag Archive for: Analysis

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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated Nov 2022)

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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Create A Dynamic Revenue Row to Calculate Multiple Tenant Leases (Updated Nov 2022)

I recently received an email from one of our readers asking how to create a dynamic revenue row for a pro forma that can capture rent changes for multiple tenants. I thought that this would make a great post for the site and would be a good…
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Streamlining Commercial Real Estate Asset Management with Dottid | S3SP11

In this special episode of the A.CRE Audio Series, we feature Kyle Waldrep, founder of Dottid, and Senecca Miller, its CTO and COO. Dottid is a commercial real estate asset management optimization platform. It's an operating tool for office,…
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Using an IRR Matrix to Determine Hold Period (Updated Sep 2022)

When building a real estate financial pro forma, it's important to model for and include a summary of various return and risk metrics. Among the different return metrics, the internal rate of return (IRR) - both on an unlevered and levered…
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Why Manufactured Housing Communities (MHCs) are the safest investment in real estate with Brandt Foster | S3SP10

In this special episode of the A.CRE Audio Series, we feature Brandt Foster, Director at Northwestern Mutual Real Estate, one of the largest institutional real estate investors in the nation. In this conversation, Brandt discusses all the various…
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Leveraging Data & Technology to Streamline Real Estate Debt Procurement With Yaakov Zar and Sammy Greenwall | S3SP9

In this special episode of the A.CRE Audio Series, we feature Yaakov Zar and Sammy Greenwall, the founders of Lev Capital, a commercial mortgage marketplace for capital market advisors. Spencer, Michael, and Sam speak with Yaakov and Sammy about…
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Day in the Life of a Capital Markets Associate with Daniel Greenblum

In this Day in the Life of a Commercial Real Estate Professional post, we hear from Daniel Greenblum, a capital markets Associate at a real estate loan broker, Lev Capital. Daniel has been kind enough to share his typical daily routine and…
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The Forefront of Climate Solutions for the Built Environment with Jacob Racusin | S3SP8

This episode of the A.CRE Audio Series features Jacob Deva Racusin, a real estate professional and co-founder of New Frameworks. New Frameworks is a worker-owned cooperative focused on climate solutions for the built environment, namely through…
a shopping center with robust sales and low occupancy cost
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Tenant Sales and Occupancy Cost in Retail Underwriting (UPDATED JUNE 2022)

When underwriting a retail investment, rollover risk is an incredibly important consideration. You, as a prospective debt or equity investor in the property, need to understand how secure the cash flows you're buying are; or in other words,…
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Forecasting After-Tax Cash Flow in Real Estate Analysis (UPDATED MAY 2022)

When modeling real estate investments, industry practice is generally to stop at before-tax cash flow. And this makes sense in most instances. No two owners of real estate have the exact same tax situation and no two properties necessarily have…
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Scenario Analysis Tool using the Equity Waterfall Model (UPDATED MAY 2022)

I received a question this morning asking how to use scenario (or sensitivity) analysis with our Real Estate Equity Waterfall Model. I started to answer the question via email, decided to build an Excel file to go along with my answer, and ultimately…
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Day in the Life of Mortgage Lending with Ian Hawk

In this ‘Day in the Life of a Commercial Real Estate Professional’ post, we hear from Ian Hawk, Associate at a real estate mortgage lending company, Dwight Mortgage Trust in New York City. Ian has been kind enough to share his typical…
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Physical Occupancy Calculation Model for Real Estate (UPDATED MAY 2022)

As many of you know, I'm in the midst of moving my family from Milwaukee to Dallas, and quite frankly I'm getting sick of eating out and sleeping in hotel rooms. So what better way to unwind from hours of whining kids and tiresome travel, than…
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How Innovation is Poised to Disrupt Development with Aleks Gampel | S3SP7

This episode of the A.CRE Audio Series features Aleksandr Gampel, a real estate professional and co-founder of Cuby Technologies. Cuby is a tech company working to innovate current real estate construction and development methods. As Aleks…
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Phosphor and Oliver Beavers – Changing the Way Real Estate is Underwritten | S3SP6

In this special episode of the A.CRE Audio Series, we talk with a special guest and friend to A.CRE, Oliver Beavers, the founder of Phosphor who is working on a new financial modeling tool. Originally, similar to multiple new professionals…
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Refinance Risk Analysis Tool in Excel (Updated Feb 2022)

Generally speaking, equity real estate investors spend their time modeling the upside while their debt partners spend their time modeling the down side. Equity investors generally focus on an investment's internal rate of return, cash-on-cash…