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Understanding Private Real Estate and Real Estate Mathematics

PERE Package I - 170x200


978-1-908-783-11-0 & 978-1-904-696-93-3
Publication date:
21 November 2014
No. of pages:
110 & 250

The PERE Package I contains two best-selling private real estate titles. Understanding Private Real Estate provides all practitioners in private real estate with a unique 360-degree view of how the asset class works and why. In contrast, Real Estate Mathematics sheds light on some of the most challenging arithmetical problems that face private real estate today.

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Understanding Private Real Estate

An expert introduction to the fund and asset lifecycles

The publication will help you to develop a clear understanding of the mechanics and processes involved at each key stage in the fund and asset lifecycles including: raising a private real estate fund and successfully sourcing capital from investors; methods employed to value real estate assets and how to exit an investment and wind down a fund.

In addition to the ten thematic chapters written by leading industry practitioners, there is an extensive Glossary allowing quick access to the industry-specific terminology used throughout the publication.

This publication is designed for:

  • New entrants to the asset class seeking a comprehensive introduction to accompany formal training programmes
  • Junior-level practitioners wanting to expand their knowledge and understanding of the asset class and enhance career prospects 
  • Senior and experienced practitioners across all alternative asset classes looking to refresh their knowledge of private real estate or wanting to acquire a valuable training resource for their team
  • Practitioners highly specialised in one area of real estate wishing to obtain a comprehensive understanding of all key stages in the fund and asset lifecycles

This title will help you to:

  • Optimise your firm’s investment management by incorporating leading investment styles and risk management
  • Successfully source capital from investors and raise a private real estate fund
  • Understand how to structure the capital stack to engage investor appetite and which finance methods sponsors prefer
  • Learn what information to request from fund managers during due diligence exercises
  • Acquire insight into the process and methodology of valuing real estate assets
  • Prepare to exit an investment by highlighting strategies and processes involved at the end of the investment cycle

Real Estate Mathematics

Applied analytics for private real estate

Understanding the mathematics of real estate is an essential requirement to making any investment decision. With real estate markets improving and opportunities arising again after the recent economic downturn, the need to accurately analyse and calculate investments is greater than ever.

This essential guide will help you:

  • Understand the fundamentals of real estate investing and its drivers
  • Assess and model quantitative risks using cutting-edge mathematical methods
  • Forecast, measure and benchmark real estate performance
  • Understand the dynamics of financing sources, including loans, debt, derivatives and CMBS
  • Analyse and identify the risks and returns in making international and cross-border investments 
  • Calculate capital structure, management fees, carried interest and other economic incentives
  • Familiarise yourself with the latest in real estate valuation and appraisals
  • Gain insight into managing your portfolio through the cycles
  • Inform yourself of the principles and methods of sustainable property financial analysis

Who should own this guide:

  • Real Estate Fund Managers
  • Fund of Fund Managers
  • Institutional Investors
  • Asset Managers
  • Real Estate Bankers
  • Real Estate Financiers
  • Real Estate Lawyers
  • Real Estate Consultants and Advisers
  • Real Estate Analysts
  • Real Estate Academics