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Real Estate Financial Modeling Accelerator (Updated September 2019)

Since starting A.CRE, Michael and I have fielded email after email requesting a more structured real estate financial modeling training program on the site. Important Note: We're updating and adding to the Accelerator every week. Since launch,…
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Simple Acquisition Model for Office, Retail, Industrial Properties (Updated 5.1.2019)

A few years back, on a sleep Saturday afternoon while my kids were busy eating Halloween candy, I decided to create a simple real estate acquisition model in Excel for office, retail, and industrial deals.Since then, I've made various…
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Back-of-the-Envelope Office, Retail, Industrial Acquisition Model (Updated 10.1.2018)

I’ve built a new acquisition model that I am excited to share with our readers. This is a back-of-the-envelope (BOE) valuation model that can be used for retail, office, and industrial properties. The goal was to create a sleek and clean look…
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Understanding Leases: Office Buildings - Part 2b

Grossing Up Reimbursable Expenses in ARGUSThis post and video are a follow up to a post written back in late October discussing grossing up reimbursable expenses. If you haven’t gotten to read that yet, you can do so by clicking here:…
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Understanding Leases: Office Buildings – Part 2a

Grossing Up Operating Expenses – What, How, Why, and its impact on the Three Common Bill-back MethodsA common practice in office leases is to gross up the variable portion of the reimbursable expenses. Grossing up expenses is when the…
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Understanding Leases: Office Buildings - Part 1

Billing Back Reimbursable Operating Expenses – Three Common Approaches for Office Buildings(ARGUS video example to follow next week)The three most common approaches to expense reimbursements in office leases are the (1) triple-net,…