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Daily life in Real Estate Advisory Services

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What would my day be like in Real Estate Advisory Services?

As part of this team, you might:

  • Assist in pitching for new work, including researching the market and its key players
  • Develop capital market strategies for acquiring and disposing of real estate assets
  • Develop financial models
  • Create funding strategies including fund concepts or sale and leaseback structures
  • Assist in negotiations with the funding community to obtain the most competitive returns
  • Review the historical performance of a real estate company
  • Value a real estate portfolio
  • Assist in real estate due diligence for buy-side or sell-side transactions
  • Help to buy or sell individual properties, property portfolios or equity investments
  • Develop private public partnership strategies
  • Liaise with town planners, city planners and real estate agents, and work on feasibility studies and transactions

What skills would I acquire in my first few years?

You'll acquire skills and knowledge, such as:

  • Research and analysis techniques
  • How to interpret financial statements
  • Commercial understanding of how businesses are valued
  • Communication and teamworking skills
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Industry/sector knowledge

What opportunities would Real Estate Advisory Services open up?

You could:

  • Use your transaction experience and technical skills to lead transaction teams
  • Focus on a particular industry and develop your reputation as a key advisor in that sector
  • Acquire project management skills
  • Work internationally on cross-border transactions
  • Work in another one of our offices worldwide
  • Take a client secondment to develop commercial skills and deepen the client relationship