Monthly Archives: December 2015

Learn Online: Pro Forma Modeling with Excel

ULI attendees access registration computers at the Fall Meeting in New York City on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

This Level 2 online program will help further build the participants’ pro forma modeling and Excel skills. Students will learn more advanced Excel functions for valuation, amortization, rent roll, construction and permanent financing, construction draws, and cash flows. In each of four sessions, students will receive concise direction in spreadsheet construction. At the end of the last session, students will have a complete pro forma model that can be scaled further to include waterfalls, stochastic processes, portfolio analysis, and visual displays of results. Credits from this course count toward a … Read More

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Just Released

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REAL ESTATE TRENDS IN CENTRAL OHIO 2016 PROVIDES INSIGHTS ABOUT COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT IN COMING YEAR The Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Columbus) unveiled Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2016, its popular annual report offering in-depth insights and timely projections about trends influencing the local real estate market in the coming year on Thursday, December 3 at the Athletic Club of Columbus. Christopher Herbert, the Director of the highly acclaimed Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, gave a keynote on the center’s 2015 … Read More

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The Top 10 Emerging Trends to Watch in Real Estate

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PwC US and ULI reveal the trends to watch in the coming year in their new report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2016. Read the full report for more details and their prediction for the top five markets of 2016. The Top 10 Emerging Trends to Watch in Real Estate 18-Hour Cities 2.0 The real estate industry is expressing growing confidence in the potential investment returns in these 18-hour markets. The growth in investor sentiment is evident in the 2016 top ten rankings—with the exception of San Francisco and Los … Read More

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People Follow Place, Profits Follow People

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Multiple recent local, regional and national studies confirm what has become well-known rhetoric­­—today’s workforce wants to “work where they live,” rather than “live where they work.” A recent article in Urban Land Magazine, Remaking the Midwest: Mixed Use and the Rise of 18-Hour Cities, overviews some of the findings of CBRE’s study titled “Resurgence in Midwest Secondary Markets.” These findings are consistent with Urban Land Institute & PwC’s 2016 Emerging Trends in Real Estate® report that speaks to growth in secondary U.S. markets. In the study, CBRE illustrates how the … Read More

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