Tag Archive for: Careers

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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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A.CRE Jobs of the Week (Updated 11.28.2022)

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…
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Learning Real Estate Financial Modeling in Excel

We're often asked by our readers how we learned to be proficient in real estate financial modeling. The question usually arises because the person wants to know how to model real estate in Excel to either land a job in commercial real estate…
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A.CRE on the Road, Come Join Us in Person!

A.CRE will be on the road and hosting events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City in the next month and we'd love to connect in person with all of you in these cities. We will be hosting some happy hours and the drinks are on us!…
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CRE Company Database Tool (Updated Sep 2022)

So, why did we put together this comprehensive list of commercial real estate companies? Well, from my time spent in real estate executive recruiting space, I learned that we couldn’t help everyone. Candidates needed a very specific background…
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Tips to Nail Your Next Commercial Real Estate Interview

Recently, our team partnered with the Graduate Real Estate Council at Cornell University where we worked with their students in providing mock interviews with Cornell alumni. Our goal in this effort was to help these students at the beginning…
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LinkedIn Networking Tips that Get you Results in Commercial Real Estate

Building your network is a proactive way to gain an advantage in the hiring process and to hedge against uncertainty when you are struggling to find a job. This article is part of our LinkedIn 101 networking series, aimed at providing you with…
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Top 4 Challenges when Hiring Real Estate Talent

Our goal with this article is to help real estate hiring managers receive higher-quality applicants interested in their positions. With the A.CRE Accelerator, our team has trained over 3,000 real estate candidates to be great at real estate…
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LinkedIn Job Search 101 for CRE Professionals

Our goal with this post is to help you use LinkedIn most effectively in your job search. It's the first post in a series of a LinkedIn 101 networking series to help you get the most out of this resource. Because commercial real estate is such…
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Compensation in Real Estate (United States 2021)

Several years ago, 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…
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Introducing the New Accelerator 2.0 Learning Platform

In 2018, Michael and I designed and built the A.CRE Accelerator program. We sought to build the preeminent tool for learning and mastering real estate financial modeling. It was intended to provide a clear path to real estate financial modeling…
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The Blind Job Application in Real Estate

Most of you sending in a blind application never do find your way into this business because you get tired of rejection, lose hope, and quit. A big thank you to the candidate I spoke to last week who asked me about this topic. He was frustrated…
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Introducing the William A. Millichap Fellowship

The commercial real estate industry provides unparalleled opportunities to build a great career while also building wealth and positively impacting local communities. Without the proper support, transitioning into the professional brokerage…
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Transition into CRE in your late 20’s or early 30’s

Without investing time and money into finding a career in CRE, you don’t have a commitment, you have a wish. In this article, I’m going to touch on two core tenets needed to transition into CRE: knowledge and relationships. I want to thank…
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Are You Thinking About Leaving Your Job?

Aesop's Fable says, “He who finds discontentment in one place is unlikely to find happiness in another.” CRE employees are leaving their jobs at an accelerating rate right now. Due to the pandemic, layoffs, companies not hiring for the past…
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Staying Connected to CRE Professionals

Lately, we have spoken to several undergraduate and graduate real estate programs. A question that keeps coming up is: “How do you recommend we stay in touch with our network?” This question is bigger and generally more applicable than just…