What you'll learn

  • Identify the methodologies used to calculate the primary components of return in income-producing real estate.
  • Establish reasonable financial return targets for each of these primary return components.
  • Determine the level of debt financing that a project is likely to achieve based upon applicable underwriting criteria.
  • Prepare simple operating pro forma, capital cost pro forma, and sources and uses of funds statements.
  • Understand the most common real estate industry measures of return and the relative importance of each measure.
  • Understand the significance of Purchase, Operating, and Exit Cap Rates and understand a simple Waterfall/Promote structure.

Course description

We will focus on real estate finance fundamentals that are important to either develop and/or invest in varied types of real estate assets, or to enhance your ability to understand how real estate finance fundamentals relate to your primary role as a member of a real estate development or investment team, all with emphasis on understanding how real estate value is created, measured, and managed.

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