Who should attend
- Professionals with financial or operational responsibility for real estate, investments, or financing
- People working for (or aspiring to work for) real estate funds, REITs, real estate developers, or real estate advisory firms
- Asset management professionals
About the course
Real estate investment has a long history, dating back well before the advent of the stock market. But unlike investing in stocks, real estate usually requires the use of leverage: a property is acquired with a percentage of equity, the rest financed with debt. To make that risk pay off, investors must have a clear strategy, know whether investments will be profitable, and understand how best to raise capital. In this course, Jan A. deRoos, professor at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, uses real-world examples and practical tools to teach these critical components of profitable real estate investment.
KEY COURSE TAKEAWAYS
- Analyzing and applying different high-level investment strategies and understanding the varying strategic perspectives of owners, operators, and lenders.
- Determining whether a proposed strategic real estate investment will be profitable by estimating its return on investment, return on equity, and market valuation.
- Examining the most common equity financing structures and determining the most appropriate options for raising capital based on owner strategy.
Jan A. deRoos is the HVS Professor of Hotel Finance and Real Estate at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. He has devoted his career to teaching and research related to hospitality real estate, with a focus on the valuation, financing, development, and control of lodging, timeshare, and r...
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