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Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing State of the Art Standards for Investment Transactions, Asset Management, and Financial Reporting

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ISBN-10: 007146865X

ISBN-13: 9780071468657

Edition: 2006

Authors: John McMahan

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Establishes standardized guidelines and procedures for the three major areas of commercial real estate-investment transactions, asset management, and financial reporting Commercial real estate investing is one of the largest industries in the United States, generating billions of dollars each year John McMahan is one of the most prominent names in the U.S. commercial real estate investment industry
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 5/16/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Real Estate Investment Process
How Value Is Created in Real Estate
Value cycle of real estate
How investors participate in the value creation process
Role of synergy in creating value
Role of location in enhancing value
Land use regulation
Submarket location factors
Property factors
Market timing
Asset management
Market Demand Drivers
Business organization
Physical workplace
Workplace location
Property Type Characteristics
Major Players
Life insurance companies
Foreign investors
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Pension funds
Understanding Investor Objectives
Pension funds
Individual investors
Foreign investors
Differing investor objectives
Reconciling investment focus with portfolio diversification
Transaction Management
Sourcing, Screening, and Preliminary Underwriting
Property sourcing
Property screening
Preliminary underwriting
Preliminary Approvals and Negotiation
Preliminary approvals
Due Diligence
Role of due diligence
Managing the process
Physical due diligence
Legal due diligence
Business due diligence
Final Underwriting and Closing
Final underwriting
Final approvals
Closing documents
Title holding entity
Waive and closing
Transition to asset management
Targeting buyers
Broker selection
Listing agreement
Confidentiality agreement
Offering memorandum
Property reports
Disposition alternatives
Transaction documents
Due diligence
Transition to buyer's asset management staff
Asset Management
Role of Asset Manager
The modern asset manager
Asset versus property management
Asset manager's responsibilities
Role in Investment Transactions
Transition to asset management
Tenant Relations
Know the tenant's business
Understanding the tenant's financial condition
Tenant's view of the building and management
Renewing leases
New Leases
Building Operations
Construction management
Disaster planning
Financial Reporting
Financial statements
Federal tax reporting
Comparative analysis
Enterprise Management
Why has it been so difficult?
How real estate is changing
What is leadership?
Qualities of a good leader
How leadership skills can be improved
Establishing a nurturing work environment
Allow broader participation in decision making
Strategic Planning
Strategic planning process
Evaluating alternatives
Formulating the final plan
Market Positioning
Identifying the target market
Refining the target market
Competitive environment
Battlefield mapping
Proposed fund features
A learning process
Risk Management
Managing risk in a mixed asset portfolio
Managing real estate portfolio risks
Managing real estate enterprise risks
Collapse of Enron
Legislative and regulatory reform
Reaction to governance reforms: public firms
Public real estate companies and corporate governance
Board of directors governance guidelines
Continuing corporate governance
Current situation
Technology and the Due Diligence Process
Legal Documents