PROGRAM STRUCTUREDay 1: Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals and Valuation
Day one provides participants with an overview of the categories of real estate assets and investments and provides them with the tools to project and analyze cash flow for real estate properties, including modeling cash flow, the concept of real estate pro forma, and capitalization rates.
Participants also get a deep dive into real estate financing, including mortgage financing and other ways of raising capital for real estate acquisitions and investments. Finally, participants learn about real estate taxation, an important driver of value in many real estate investments.
Day 2: Real Estate Investment Opportunities and Transactions
Day two features a hands-on case exercise where participants model cash flows of a real estate investment comparable to a real-life analysis in the industry. Sessions on day two also cover lender's rights, borrower’s rights, and foreclosure processes, followed by a discussion about value investing strategies in the real estate industry.
Day 3: Corporate Real Estate, Housing, Disruption, and Course Summary
The last program day offers another hands-on case study, providing participants the opportunity to analyze an actual real estate investment strategy. Day three will also address the latest developments in the real estate industry, including the impact of disruptive technologies in the field.
Throughout the program, industry guest speakers will complement the classroom and experiential learning sessions.