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Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Investment Analysis

Instructor: Paul Penner

Pre-requisites: Must hold a valid license for trading under the Real Estate Services Act.

PDP accredited: Cat. B - 6 credits

Many licensees expand their practice by helping existing clients buy and sell commercial investment properties such as apartment buildings, industrial buildings and small retail properties.

Our two-day Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Investment Analysis course introduces residential real estate practitioners to the fundamentals of working with clients interested in commercial real estate investment opportunities. You’ll learn basic financial analysis skills to evaluate and analyze commercial real estate investment opportunities.

You’ll also get hands-on experience in investment analysis using an Excel Workbook. This exercise is designed to raise awareness and consolidate understanding of both the analysis process and the terminology involved.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this 2-day course, you should be able to:

  • Part 1 - Explain the difference between Commercial Real Estate and Residential Real Estate. Use basic financial analysis tools for calculating: Time Value of Money and Cash Flow Model. Compounding and future value Discounted Cash Flow Analysis used to compare investment opportunities. Discuss capital stack and how investors look at Commercial Real Estate
  • Part 2 - Apply the knowledge gained from Part 1 to analyze investment opportunities and determine if a prospective purchase suits your clients needs.
    Accurately price a commercial real estate opportunity for a listing or purchase.
    Explain how financial leverage works in CRE and how it affects returns.

    You’ll need access to Excel Online to participate in this course, which means you’ll need a (free) Microsoft account. If you don’t have a Microsoft account, you can sign up for a free account – there’ll be instructions on how to create your account in the pre-class preparation document.

    Cost: REBGV Members: $287 +tax; Non-REBGV Members: $

    Contact Information:
    Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver or call 604-730-3090
    REBGV Members - please login to to register.

  • Oct
    October 1-2, 2019
    9:30AM – 4:00PM

    Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
    2433 Spruce Street, Vancouver
    Thompson Training Room